H.J.Res. 617 (97th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution altering Federal Budget procedures.

Introduced:

Sep 30, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 30, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Dennis Eckart

Representative for Ohio's 22nd congressional district

Democrat

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
9/30/1982--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Requires the President to submit and Congress to adopt, before each fiscal year, a statement for that year in which total outlays are no greater than total ... Read more >
What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 617” 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Sep 30, 1982

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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