H.J.Res.57 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require a two-thirds vote of each House of Congress to increase the statutory limit on the public debt.113th Congress (2013-2014)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Neugebauer, Randy [R-TX-19] (Introduced 08/01/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/13/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.J.Res.57 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/01/2013)
Constitutional Amendment - Requires Congress, by law, to establish a statutory limit on the public debt.
States that, if such a limit is in effect upon the adoption of this amendment, that limit shall be the limit for purposes of this resolution.
Requires the statutory limit on the public debt to be increased only by the passage of legislation upon the affirmative vote of two-thirds of the Members of each chamber.