H.J.Res. 82 (97th): A joint resolution to amend the Constitution of the United States to provide that appropriations made by the United States shall not exceed 33 1/3 percentum of the average national income of the prior three calendar years, except as specified during war or national emergency.


Jan 13, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 13, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Philip “Phil” Crane

Representative for Illinois's 12th congressional district


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Jan 13, 1981

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