H.J.Res.111 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States with respect to tax limitations.105th Congress (1997-1998)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] (Introduced 02/26/1998)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||04/22/1998 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Introduced in House (02/26/1998)
[Congressional Bills 105th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.J. Res. 111 Introduced in House (IH)] 105th CONGRESS 2d Session H. J. RES. 111 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States with respect to tax limitations. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES February 26, 1998 Mr. Barton of Texas (for himself, Mr. Hall of Texas, Mr. Shadegg, Mr. Andrews, Mr. Aderholt, Mr. Armey, Mr. Bachus, Mr. Baker, Mr. Ballenger, Mr. Barr of Georgia, Mr. Bartlett of Maryland, Mr. Bass, Mr. Bilbray, Mr. Bilirakis, Mr. Bliley, Mr. Blunt, Mr. Boehner, Mr. Bonilla, Mr. Bunning, Mr. Burr of North Carolina, Mr. Brady, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Buyer, Mr. Callahan, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Camp, Mr. Cannon, Mr. Castle, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Chambliss, Mrs. Chenoweth, Mr. Christensen, Mr. Coble, Mr. Coburn, Mr. Collins, Mr. Combest, Mr. Condit, Mr. Cook, Mr. Cooksey, Mr. Cox of California, Mr. Crane, Mr. Crapo, Mrs. Cubin, Mr. Cunningham, Ms. Danner, Mr. Deal of Georgia, Mr. DeLay, Mr. Dickey, Mr. Doolittle, Mr. Duncan, Ms. Dunn, Mrs. Emerson, Mr. English of Pennsylvania, Mr. Ensign, Mr. Everett, Mr. Ewing, Mr. Foley, Mr. Forbes, Mr. Fossella, Mr. Fox of Pennsylvania, Mrs. Fowler, Mr. Franks of New Jersey, Mr. Frelinghuysen, Mr. Gallegly, Mr. Ganske, Mr. Gibbons, Mr. Gilman, Mr. Gingrich, Mr. Goode, Mr. Goodlatte, Mr. Goodling, Mr. Gordon, Mr. Graham, Ms. Granger, Mr. Greenwood, Mr. Hansen, Mr. Hastert, Mr. Hastings of Washington, Mr. Hayworth, Mr. Hefley, Mr. Herger, Mr. Hilleary, Mr. Hoekstra, Mr. Hulshof, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Inglis of South Carolina, Mr. Istook, Mr. Jenkins, Mr. John, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Jones, Mr. Kasich, Mrs. Kelly, Mr. Kim, Mr. Kingston, Mr. Kolbe, Mr. Klug, Mr. Knollenberg, Mr. LaHood, Mr. Largent, Mr. Latham, Mr. Lewis of California, Mr. Lewis of Kentucky, Mr. Linder, Mr. Lucas of Oklahoma, Mr. Manzullo, Mr. Metcalf, Mr. McCollum, Mr. McCrery, Mr. McHugh, Mr. McInnis, Mr. McIntosh, Mr. McKeon, Mr. Mica, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Nethercutt, Mr. Neumann, Mr. Ney, Mrs. Northup, Mr. Norwood, Mr. Oxley, Mr. Packard, Mr. Pappas, Mr. Parker, Mr. Paul, Mr. Paxon, Mr. Peterson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Pickering, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Pombo, Mr. Porter, Ms. Pryce of Ohio, Mr. Quinn, Mr. Radanovich, Mr. Ramstad, Mr. Riggs, Mr. Riley, Mr. Roemer, Mr. Rogan, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. Royce, Mr. Ryun, Mr. Salmon, Mr. Sanford, Mr. Saxton, Mr. Scarborough, Mr. Bob Schaffer of Colorado, Mr. Schiff, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Shimkus, Mr. Shuster, Mr. Skeen, Mr. Smith of Michigan, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mrs. Linda Smith of Washington, Mr. Snowbarger, Mr. Solomon, Mr. Souder, Mr. Spence, Mr. Stearns, Mr. Stump, Mr. Sununu, Mr. Talent, Mr. Tauzin, Mr. Taylor of Mississippi, Mr. Taylor of North Carolina, Mr. Thornberry, Mr. Thune, Mr. Tiahrt, Mr. Upton, Mr. Wamp, Mr. Watkins, Mr. Watts of Oklahoma, Mr. Weldon of Florida, Mr. Weldon of Pennsylvania, Mr. Weller, Mr. Whitfield, Mr. Wicker, and Mr. Young of Alaska) introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary _______________________________________________________________________ JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States with respect to tax limitations. 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 after the date of its submission for ratification: ``Article-- ``Section 1. A bill to increase the internal revenue shall require for final adoption in each House the concurrence of two-thirds of the whole number of that House, unless that bill is determined at the time of adoption, in a reasonable manner prescribed by law, not to increase the internal revenue by more than a de minimis amount. ``Section 2. The Congress may waive the requirements of this article when a declaration of war is in effect. The Congress may also waive this article when the United States is engaged in military conflict which causes an imminent and serious threat to national security and is so declared by a joint resolution, adopted by a majority of the whole number of each House, which becomes law. Any increase in the internal revenue enacted under such a waiver shall be effective for not longer than two years. ``Section 3. Congress shall enforce and implement this article by appropriate legislation.''. <all>