Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Indiana. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 30, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Mar 30, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on March 30, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 9, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S.J.Res. 18 (114th).
Mar 30, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
S.J.Res. 39 (115th) was 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.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States, S.J. Res. 39, 115th Cong. (2017).
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