H.J.Res.9 - Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] (Introduced 01/05/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||03/17/1994 See H.J.Res.103. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.J.Res.9 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/05/1993)
Constitutional Amendment - Requires the Congress, prior to each fiscal year, to adopt a statement in which total Federal outlays do not exceed total receipts, unless a three-fifths vote of both Houses authorizes a specific excess. Limits the rate of increase in receipts in the statement to that of the increase in national income in the previous calendar year, unless law is enacted solely to approve specific additional receipts.
Directs the President to submit a balanced budget.
Authorizes waiver of these provisions in time of war.
Sets a permanent limit on the amount of Federal public debt, prohibiting any increase unless legislation enacted by a three-fifths majority of both Houses become law.