H.J.Res.643 - A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution relating to Federal budget procedures.99th Congress (1985-1986)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE-At Large] (Introduced 05/22/1986)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/28/1986 Referred to Subcommittee on Monopolies and Commercial Law. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.J.Res.643 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/22/1986)
Constitutional Amendment - Requires the President, prior to each fiscal year, to transmit to the Congress a proposed Federal budget in which total outlays do not exceed total estimated revenues. Permits the President to recommend an alternative budget in which outlays exceed revenues with a detailed explanation of the need for such excess.
Prohibits the Congress from making any law which would cause outlays to exceed revenues in a fiscal year. Permits the Congress to suspend such prohibition in time of war or national emergency by passing a concurrent resolution by a three-fifths vote of both Houses.
Prohibits enactment of a bill to increase revenue unless it passes each House of Congress by a majority rollcall vote.