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.

Introduced:

Jan 22, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 22, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Ronald “Bo” Ginn

Representative for Georgia's 1st congressional district

Democrat

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History

Jan 22, 1981
 
Introduced

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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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Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 35 (96th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 15, 1979

H.J.Res. 146 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 28, 1981

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