S.J.Res.1 - A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require a balanced budget.104th Congress (1995-1996)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Dole, Robert J. [R-KS] (Introduced 01/04/1995)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 104-5|
|Latest Action:||01/24/1995 By Senator Hatch from Committee on Judiciary filed written report. Report No. 104-5. Additional and minority and supplemental views filed. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.J.Res.1 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/04/1995)
Constitutional Amendment - Requires a balanced Federal budget, unless a three-fifths roll call vote of both Houses of Congress provides for a specific excess of outlays over receipts.
Prohibits an increase in the public debt limit except by a three-fifths roll call vote by both Houses of Congress.
Requires the President to submit a balanced budget to the Congress.
Prohibits any bill increasing revenue from becoming law unless approved by a majority roll call vote of both Houses.