H. J. RES. 36
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 1, 2023
Mr. Biggs submitted the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States:
Total outlays for any fiscal year shall not exceed total receipts for that fiscal year.
The limit on the debt of the United States held by the public shall not be increased.
No bill to increase revenue shall become law unless approved by two-thirds of the whole number of each House by a rollcall vote.