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A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution to provide for a balanced budget for the United States Government.

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01/05/1995Introduced in Senate

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01/05/1995Read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Action By: Senate
01/05/1995Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S509-511)
Action By: Senate

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Senate Judiciary01/05/1995 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (01/05/1995)

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.