H.J.RES.32: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

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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 Congress authorizes the excess by a two-thirds roll call vote of each chamber. The prohibition excludes outlays for repayment of debt principal and receipts derived from borrowing. The amendment also requires the President to submit a balanced budget to Congress annually.

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March 19, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
March 19, 2021

Introduced in the House by Jay Obernolte (R-Calif.)

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