S.J.Res. 7: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States requiring that the Federal budget be balanced.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 24, 2017

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jan 24, 2017

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on January 24, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Mike Lee

Junior Senator from Utah

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 3 pages

History

Jan 24, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Ordered Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Ratified by State Legislatures

S.J.Res. 7 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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