H.J.Res.62 - 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 03/11/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 105-50|
|Latest Action:||04/15/1997 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||04/15/1997 : Failed House|
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Summary: H.J.Res.62 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Reported to House amended (04/10/1997)
Constitutional Amendment - Requires that a bill to change the internal revenue laws shall require for final adoption in each House the concurrence of two-thirds of the whole of the number of that House, unless the bill does not increase the internal revenue by more than a de minimis amount.
Permits the waiver of such requirement, for up to two years, if there is a declaration of war or if the United States is engaged in a military conflict which causes an imminent and serious threat to national security and is so declared by a joint resolution which becomes law.