Vote — Oct 5, 2015 5:32 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 69/21
Jan 5, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
This resolution was introduced on January 5, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district
1/5/1981--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits the total appropriations of Congress from exceeding estimated revenues. Authorizes the suspension of such prohibition in time of war or national emergency. Prohibits any increase in ... Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 76 (96th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 40 (98th).
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 59”). 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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