S.J.Res.8 - A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to prohibit retroactive increases in taxes.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Coverdell, Paul [R-GA] (Introduced 01/04/1995)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/30/1996 Subcommittee on Constitution, Federalism, Property. Approved for full committee consideration without amendment favorably. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Introduced
Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:
Text: S.J.Res.8 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
There is one version of the bill.
Text available as:
- PDF (PDF provides a complete and accurate display of this text.) Tip?
Introduced in Senate (01/04/1995)
[Congressional Bills 104th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [S.J. Res. 8 Introduced in Senate (IS)] 104th CONGRESS 1st Session S. J. RES. 8 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to prohibit retroactive increases in taxes. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES January 4, 1995 Mr. Coverdell (for himself, Mrs. Hutchison, Mr. Smith, Mr. Lott, Mr. Helms, Mr. Kempthorne, Mr. Craig, Mr. Shelby, Mr. McCain, Mr. Warner, and Mr. Roth) introduced the following joint resolution; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary _______________________________________________________________________ JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to prohibit retroactive increases in taxes. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years from the date of its submission by the Congress: ``Article-- ``Section 1. No Federal tax shall be imposed for the period before the date of enactment of the tax. ``Section 2. This article shall take effect the date of its ratification.''. <all>