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H.J.Res.1 Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States., 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 23, 2011 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 112-117.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary - The Constitution and Civil Justice

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  • 71% of users support H.J.Res.1

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    • Comment on Balance Budget Amendment Pros and Cons - May 18, 2012 by richardg - Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Rep. Jim Marshall (D-GA) launched a bipartisan congressional caucus dedicated to reviewing H.J. Res. 1, the Balanced Budget Amendment. The caucus is dedicated to educating members of Congress on the ...

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      As noted by richardg on May 18, 2012, "Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Rep. Jim Marshall (D-GA) launched a bipartisan congressional caucus dedicated to reviewing H.J. Res. 1, the Balanced Budget Amendment. The caucus is dedicated to educating members of Congress on the ..." (/url?q=http://floridaobamarelectcommittee.org/%3Fp%3D317&sa=U&ei=Y64BUNysEOHI2gWUjsm4Cw&ved=0CEUQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNG-LcozbMPXlMp453LhcRchqvam6g)
    • Comment on Balance Budget Amendment Pros and Cons - May 18, 2012 by richardg - Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Rep. Jim Marshall (D-GA) launched a bipartisan congressional caucus dedicated to reviewing H.J. Res. 1, the Balanced Budget Amendment. The caucus is dedicated to educating members of Congress on the ...

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      As noted by richardg on May 18, 2012, "Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Rep. Jim Marshall (D-GA) launched a bipartisan congressional caucus dedicated to reviewing H.J. Res. 1, the Balanced Budget Amendment. The caucus is dedicated to educating members of Congress on the ..." (/url?q=http://floridaobamarelectcommittee.org/%3Fp%3D317&sa=U&ei=hir_T8TdO8b-2QWyu5HEAg&ved=0CEAQmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNF64NSHbtMaL5EdOkTY4s1Rew6j8Q)
    • Comment on Balance Budget Amendment Pros and Cons - May 18, 2012 by richardg - Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Rep. Jim Marshall (D-GA) launched a bipartisan congressional caucus dedicated to reviewing H.J. Res. 1, the Balanced Budget Amendment. The caucus is dedicated to educating members of Congress on the ...

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      As noted by richardg on May 18, 2012, "Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) and Rep. Jim Marshall (D-GA) launched a bipartisan congressional caucus dedicated to reviewing H.J. Res. 1, the Balanced Budget Amendment. The caucus is dedicated to educating members of Congress on the ..." (/url?q=http://floridaobamarelectcommittee.org/%3Fp%3D317&sa=U&ei=eef9T4K_KciJ2AW3xpi1Dg&ved=0CEAQmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNHw6CkB1iV9S2tbt5QpFpkLMMXOmg)

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    • Have John Boehner and Eric Cantor Lost Their Minds?—Friday House Vote on New BBA Permits Unlimited Federal Spending - November 16, 2011 by Hotair.com - said the vote would probably take place this Friday. Cantor said that this version of a BBA, H.J. Res 2 — rather than one that would cap federal spending, H.J. Res 1 – was the version “overwhelmingly” favored by House Republicans.

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      As noted by Hotair.com on November 16, 2011, "said the vote would probably take place this Friday. Cantor said that this version of a BBA, H.J. Res 2 — rather than one that would cap federal spending, H.J. Res 1 – was the version “overwhelmingly” favored by House Republicans." (http://hotair.com/greenroom/archives/2011/11/17/has-john-boehner-and-eric-cantor-lost-their-minds-friday-house-vote-on-new-bba-permits-unlimited-federal-spending/)
    • Balanced Budget Amendments Are No Magic Bullet - July 23, 2011 by Wall Street Pit - Some of us are old enough to have grown up watching The Lone Ranger. When Tonto handed The Lone Ranger the silver bullet, you knew he would shoot the gun out of the bad guy’s hand with one shot, and all would end happily. Lately, Congress has been awash

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      As noted by Wall Street Pit on July 23, 2011, "Some of us are old enough to have grown up watching The Lone Ranger. When Tonto handed The Lone Ranger the silver bullet, you knew he would shoot the gun out of the bad guy’s hand with one shot, and all would end happily. Lately, Congress has been awash " (http://wallstreetpit.com/80050-balanced-budget-amendments-are-no-magic-bullet)
    • Balanced Budget Amendments Are No Magic Bullet - July 22, 2011 by Capital Gains and Games - ...Only injured parties can sue and proving injury from a deficit would be nearly impossible. Supporters argue that members of Congress would have standing and that laws can be enacted to enforce the BBA so it wouldn't have to go to the courts. Second, BBA

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      As noted by Capital Gains and Games on July 22, 2011, "...Only injured parties can sue and proving injury from a deficit would be nearly impossible. Supporters argue that members of Congress would have standing and that laws can be enacted to enforce the BBA so it wouldn't have to go to the courts. Second, BBA" (http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/CapitalGainsAndGames/~3/5FZZ4O3wW10/balanced-budget-amendments-are-no-magic-bullet)
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