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95th Congress (1977–1978)
This resolution was introduced on October 13, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district
Oct 13, 1978
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H.J.Res. 1170 (95th) 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 1170. This is the one from the 95th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide that the level of total expenditures of the United States for any fiscal year shall not exceed the level of total revenues of the United States for such fiscal year and for the disposition of subsequent deficits, and that the gross Federal debt be reduced by open-market operations, H.R.J. Res. 1170, 95th Cong. (1978).
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