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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HCR 36 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Urging the U.S. Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a federal balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Considered in Calendars
HCR 59 85-0 (2017) Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Urging Congress to pass a budget. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HJR 25 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Supporting the ratification of a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for a balanced federal budget. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 44 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to provide for a federal balanced budget. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 959 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the adoption of the Compact for a Balanced Budget. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
HCR 16 85-1 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Urging the U.S. Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a federal balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1109 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the adoption of the Compact for a Balanced Budget. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 32 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Urging the U.S. Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a federal balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Considered in Calendars
HCR 59 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Urging Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to provide for a balanced federal budget, except during a war. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Considered in Calendars
HJR 78 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Considered in Calendars
HJR 79 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to provide for a federal balanced budget. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SCR 12 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Urging Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to provide for a balanced federal budget except during a time of national emergency. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 46 83-0 (2013) Author: Ashby, Trent Urging the Congress of the United States to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution providing that, except during a national emergency or a war declared by the Congress of the United States pursuant to Article I, Section 8, Clause 11, United States Constitution, or other national emergency, the total of all federal appropriations for a fiscal year may not exceed the total of all estimated federal revenue for that fiscal year. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HCR 61 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Urging the U.S. Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a federal balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 35 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Supporting the ratification of a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for a balanced federal budget. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select No action taken in committee
HCR 18 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states an amendment to the United States Constitution providing for a federal balanced budget. House: State Sovereignty, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 23 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Memorializing Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution to provide for a federal balanced budget. House: State Sovereignty, Select Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
HCR 39 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a federal balanced budget amendment and to cap the maximum federal income tax rate at 15 percent. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 34 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Supporting the ratification of a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for a balanced federal budget. House: State Sovereignty, Select Left pending in committee
HJR 60 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to require a balanced federal budget. House: State Sovereignty, Select Withdrawn from schedule
HJR 81 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention to propose amendments to the United States Constitution to provide for congressional term limits, the line-item veto, a balanced federal budget, a limit on federal debt, and the repeal of federal law by two-thirds of the several states. House: State Sovereignty, Select Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
HJR 100 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to require a balanced federal budget. House: State Sovereignty, Select Left pending in committee
SJR 1 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Urging the Congress of the United States to propose and submit to the states for ratification a federal balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States and, in the event that Congress does not submit such an amendment on or before December 31, 2011, applying to Congress to call a convention for the specific and exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to that constitution to provide, in the absence of a national emergency and on a two-thirds vote of Congress, for a federal balanced budget and requesting that the legislatures of each of the several states that compose the United States apply to Congress to call a convention to propose such an amendment. House: State Sovereignty, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
SJR 10 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to require a balanced federal budget. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SJR 15 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention to propose amendments to the United States Constitution to provide for congressional term limits, the line-item veto, a balanced federal budget, a limit on federal debt, and the repeal of federal law by two-thirds of the several states. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 73 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Memorializing Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution to provide for a federal balanced budget. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 71 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Supporting the ratification of a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for a federal balanced budget. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 24 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Supporting the ratification of a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for a federal balanced budget. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HJR 26 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Supporting the ratification of a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for a federal balanced budget. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HJR 26 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Supporting the ratification of a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for a federal balanced budget. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 72 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Supporting the ratification of a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for a federal balanced budget. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 16 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Ratifying a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for a federal balanced budget. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 10 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Ratifying a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for a federal balanced budget. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HCR 23 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Memorializing the Congress of the United States to propose an amendment to the Constitution requiring a balanced budget. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 42 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Ratifying a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for a federal balanced budget. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HJR 91 74-0 (1995) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Reaffirming the provisions of previously-adopted resolutions of the Texas Legislature that memorialize the United States Congress relative to amending the United States Constitution to mandate that, with specific exceptions, federal expenditures not exceed federal revenues. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 112 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin Reaffirming the application by the Texas Legislature to the United States Congress to call a convention for the specific and exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution to require a balanced federal budget. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 121 74-0 (1995) Author: Chisum, Warren Rescinding the previous application of the 65th Legislature of the State of Texas to the Congress of the United States of America for the calling of a constitutional convention for the purpose of requiring a balanced federal budget, and rescinding any other previous applications of the Legislature of the State of Texas to the Congress of the United States of America for the calling of a constitutional convention for any purpose, limited or general. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 33 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al. Ratifying a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for a federal balanced budget. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
HCR 69 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Rescinding petition for a constitutional convention to propose a federal balanced budget amendment. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HR 113 69-0 (1985) Author: Willy, John Requesting Congress to submit to the states a balanced budget amendment.
SCR 30 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Expressing support for H.J.R. 39, introduced by Congressman Phil Gramm, requiring a balanced federal budget. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
HCR 31 65-0 (1977) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub"
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Memorializing Congress to propose constitutional amendment to require U.S. to have a balanced budget or alternately requesting that Congress call a constitutional convention for the specific and exclusive purpose of proposing an amendment to the federal constitution requiring a balanced budget. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HCR 40 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Forrest Memorializing Congress to initiate an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to prohibit federal deficit spending. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HCR 13 65-2 (1978) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Hance, Kent
Memorializing Congress to initiate a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced federal budget. Signed by the Governor
HR 22 64-0 (1975) Author: Hoestenbach, John Memorializing the Congress of the United States to balance the federal budget as a means of flighting inflation. House: State Affairs
HCR 27 58-0 (1963)

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