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- Summary (CRS)
8/10/1978--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Provides that total expenditures shall not exceed total revenues for any fiscal year.Authorizes the suspension of such prohibition in time of war or by a vote of ...
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Aug 10, 1978
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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 1116”). 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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