H.J.Res.87 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Neugebauer, Randy [R-TX-19] (Introduced 05/26/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/26/2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.J.Res.87 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/26/2010)
Constitutional Amendment - Requires the concurrence of two-thirds of the Members of each house of Congress for final adoption of any legislation changing the internal revenue laws, unless such legislation is determined not to increase the internal revenue by more than a de minimis amount.
Permits a waiver of this requirement when a declaration of war is in effect or 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 which becomes law. Prohibits any increase in the internal revenue enacted under such a waiver from lasting more than two years.