H.J.Res.167 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide for balanced budgets for the United States Government.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Doolittle, John T. [R-CA-4] (Introduced 03/30/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||03/17/1994 See H.J.Res.103. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.J.Res.167 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/30/1993)
Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits fiscal year Federal outlays (except those for repayment of debt principal) from exceeding receipts (except those derived from borrowing), unless the Congress authorizes a specific excess by a three-fifths vote of both Houses.
Permits any bill for raising taxes to become law only if a majority of the whole number of both Houses of Congress approves it by roll call vote.
Authorizes a waiver of these provisions when a declaration of war is in effect.
Prohibits an increase in the public debt limit unless three-fifths of both Houses provide by law for such an increase by a roll call vote.