Summary

H.J.Res. 84: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting the United States government from increasing its debt except for a specific purpose by law... Read More

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This resolution was introduced on Nov 4, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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JOINT RESOLUTION

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting the United States government from increasing its debt except for a specific purpose by law adopted by three-fourths of the membership of each House of Congress.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

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``Section 1. The United States government may not increase its debt except for a specific purpose by law adopted by three-fourths of the membership of each House of Congress. ``Section 2. This article shall take effect beginning ten years after its ratification.''. <all>

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