H.J.Res. 107 (97th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution to provide that, except in time of war and economic emergency declared by the Congress, expenditures of the Government may not exceed revenues of the Government during any fiscal year.
Jan 22, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on January 22, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Ronald “Bo” Ginn
Representative for Georgia's 1st congressional district
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- 1/22/1981--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits total Federal expenditures from exceeding net revenue. Authorizes suspension of such prohibition in time of war or national economic emergency upon the concurrence of both Houses ...
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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 107” means this is a House 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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