H.J.Res. 12 (98th): 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.
Jan 3, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on January 3, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 4th congressional district
- See Instead:
H.J.Res. 269 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 17, 1983
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- 1/3/1983--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 ...
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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 12” 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.
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