H.J.Res. 18: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution requiring that each agency and department’s funding is justified.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 4, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Jan 4, 2017

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 4, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Scott Perry

Representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2017
Length: 4 pages

History

Jan 4, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

 
Ordered Reported

 
Passed House (Senate next)

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.J.Res. 18 is a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

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