H.J.Res. 47 (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.

Introduced:

Jan 3, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 3, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Norman Shumway

Representative for California's 14th congressional district

Republican

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History

Jan 3, 1983
 
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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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 43 (99th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 1985

H.J.Res. 269 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 17, 1983

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