H.J.RES.13: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution requiring that each agency and department's funding is justified.

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This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year unless (1) Congress authorizes the excess by a three-fifths vote of each chamber, and (2) total outlays do not exceed a specified percentage of the estimated gross domestic product of the United States. The prohibition excludes outlays for repayment of debt principal and receipts derived from...

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March 4, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
Jan. 4, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 4, 2021

Introduced in the House by Scott Perry (R-Pa.)

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