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    S.J.Res.7 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to balancing the budget.

    Sponsor: Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 02/13/2013)
    Cosponsors: 44
    Latest Action: 02/13/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S715-716)
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    1. Introduced
    2. Passed Senate
    3. Passed House
    4. To President
    5. Became Law
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    S.J.Res.34 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    A joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the President's exercise of authority to increase the debt limit, as submitted under section 3101A of title 31, United States Code, on January 12...

    Sponsor: Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY] (Introduced 01/23/2012)
    Cosponsors: 32
    Latest Action: 01/23/2012 Introduced in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 295 pursuant to P.L. 112-25, sec. 301(a)(2). (text of measure as introduced: CR S45)
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    S.J.Res.23 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to balancing the budget.

    Sponsor: Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY] (Introduced 06/29/2011)
    Cosponsors: 46
    Latest Action: 11/30/2011 Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 112-512.
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  • RESOLUTION

    S.J.Res.10 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

    Sponsor: Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT] (Introduced 03/31/2011)
    Cosponsors: 47
    Latest Action: 12/14/2011 Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 47 - 53. Record Vote Number: 229.
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    This bill has the status Failed Senate

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    1. Introduced
    2. Failed Senate
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    S.J.Res.5 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States requiring that the Federal budget be balanced.

    Sponsor: Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] (Introduced 02/03/2011)
    Cosponsors: 19
    Latest Action: 11/30/2011 Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 112-512.
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    S.J.Res.42 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    A joint resolution to extend the continuing resolution until February 18, 2011.

    Sponsor: Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY] (Introduced 12/16/2010)
    Cosponsors: 16
    Latest Action: 12/17/2010 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 703.
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    S.J.Res.27 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    A joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

    Sponsor: Sen. DeMint, Jim [R-SC] (Introduced 02/04/2010)
    Cosponsors: 16
    Latest Action: 02/04/2010 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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    S.J.Res.20 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States which requires (except during time of war and subject to suspension by Congress) that the total amount of money...

    Sponsor: Sen. Shelby, Richard C. [R-AL] (Introduced 10/01/2009)
    Cosponsors: 2
    Latest Action: 10/01/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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    S.J.Res.24 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    A joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

    Sponsor: Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC] (Introduced 11/13/2007)
    Cosponsors: 3
    Latest Action: 11/13/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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    H.J.Res.22 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

    Sponsor: Rep. Istook, Ernest J., Jr. [R-OK-5] (Introduced 02/13/2003)
    Cosponsors: 133
    Latest Action: 09/22/2004 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
    Note: On 6/25/2003, a motion was filed to discharge the Rules Committee from consideration of H.Res. 275, which provides for the consideration of H.J.Res. 22. A discharge petition requires 218 signatures for further action. (Discharge Petition No. 108-3: text with signatures.)
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    H.J.Res.86 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

    Sponsor: Rep. Istook, Ernest J., Jr. [R-OK-5] (Introduced 04/11/2002)
    Cosponsors: 127
    Latest Action: 05/06/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.
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    H.J.Res.23 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)

    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to allow an item veto of appropriation bills.

    Sponsor: Rep. English, Phil [R-PA-21] (Introduced 02/28/2001)
    Cosponsors: 46
    Latest Action: 03/09/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.
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    H.J.Res.53 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)

    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide for a balanced budget for the United States Government and for greater accountability in the enactment of tax legislation.

    Sponsor: Rep. Istook, Ernest J., Jr. [R-OK-5] (Introduced 05/12/1999)
    Cosponsors: 69
    Latest Action: 05/14/1999 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.
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    H.J.Res.9 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)

    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to allow an item veto of appropriation bills.

    Sponsor: Rep. English, Phil [R-PA-21] (Introduced 01/06/1999)
    Cosponsors: 41
    Latest Action: 03/23/2000 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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    H.J.Res.1 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)

    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution to provide for a balanced budget for the United States Government and for greater accountability in the enactment of tax legislation.

    Sponsor: Rep. Schaffer, Bob [R-CO-4] (Introduced 01/06/1999)
    Cosponsors: 120
    Latest Action: 07/12/1999 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5354)
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    This bill has the status Introduced

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