H.J.Res. 98 (97th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide that appropriations made by the United States shall not exceed its revenues, except in time of war or national emergency; and to provide for the systematic paying back of the national debt.

Introduced:

Jan 20, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 20, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Tennyson Guyer

Representative for Ohio's 4th congressional district

Republican

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History

Jan 20, 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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Committee Assignments

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Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 41 (96th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 15, 1979

H.J.Res. 101 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 20, 1981

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