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Introduced in House (12/14/2005)

Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits federal expenditures (except those for repayment of debt principal) from exceeding revenues (except those derived from borrowing) for any fiscal year unless three-fifths of the whole number of each chamber provides for a specific excess of expenditures over revenues by a rollcall vote.

Authorizes Congress to waive such prohibition when a declaration of war is in effect or under other specified circumstances involving military conflict.