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H J Res 111 - Tax Limitation Amendment - Key Vote

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Charlie Bass voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER OF CONGRESS, AND RATIFICATION BY THREE-FOURTHS OF THE STATE LEGISLATURES WITHIN SEVEN YEARS OF THE DATE THE AMENDMENT WAS SUBMITTED.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Failed (House) (238-186) - (Key vote)

Title: Tax Limitation Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a Constitutional amendment that mandates a two-thirds vote in both Houses of Congress in order to increase taxes.

Highlights:
  • Requires a supermajority (two-thirds) vote in both the Senate and House of Representatives to increase taxes once a resolution is adopted.
  • Permits waiver of supermajority requirement for up to two years if war is declared.
  • Permits waiver if the U.S. is engaged in a military conflict that poses a serious threat to national security and is declared as such by a joint resolution, which becomes law.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Tax Limitation Amendment

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Co-sponsors

  • Robert E. 'Rob' Andrews (NJ - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard K. 'Dick' Armey (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard Hugh Baker (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Cass Ballenger (NC - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Laurence 'Bob' Barr Jr. (GA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Roscoe G. Bartlett (MD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles F. 'Charlie' Bass (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Brian P. Bilbray (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' Bilirakis (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas J. 'Tom' Bliley Jr. (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roy Blunt (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Henry Bonilla (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ed Bryant (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Bunning (KY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard M. Burr (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan L. Burton (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen E. 'Steve' Buyer (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Herbert L. 'Sonny' Callahan (AL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Cannon (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael N. 'Mike' Castle (DE - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Clarence Saxby Chambliss (GA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Helen P. Chenoweth-Hage (ID - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon Lynn Christensen (NE - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas Allen 'Tom' Coburn (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Allen 'Mac' Collins (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry Ed Combest (TX - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Gary A. Condit (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Merrill A. Cook (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John C. Cooksey (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher Cox (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Philip M. Crane (IL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael D. 'Mike' Crapo (ID - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Barbara L. Cubin (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Randall H. 'Duke' Cunningham (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Patsy Ann 'Pat' Danner (MO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Nathan Deal (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas Dale 'Tom' DeLay (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jay W. Dickey (AR - ) (Out Of Office)
  • John T. Doolittle (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jennifer B. Dunn (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jo Ann Emerson (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Philip 'Phil' English (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Terry Everett (AL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas W. Ewing (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Foley (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Patrick Forbes (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Vito J. Fossella Jr. (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tillie K. Fowler (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon David Fox (PA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert D. 'Bob' Franks (NJ - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Elton W. Gallegly (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John 'Greg' Ganske (IA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • James A. 'Jim' Gibbons (NV - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Benjamin A. Gilman (NY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Newton Leroy 'Newt' Gingrich (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Virgil H. Goode Jr. (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William F. 'Bill' Goodling (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bart Gordon (TN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Lindsey O. Graham (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James C. 'Jim' Greenwood (PA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • James V. Hansen (UT - ) (Out Of Office)
  • J. Dennis 'Denny' Hastert (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John David 'J.D.' Hayworth Jr. (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joel Hefley (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Walter 'Wally' Herger Jr. (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Van Hilleary (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter 'Pete' Hoekstra (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen 'Steve' Horn (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenny C. Hulshof (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Duncan L. Hunter (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William 'Asa' Hutchinson (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert 'Bob' Inglis Sr. (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ernest J. Istook Jr. (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William Lewis 'Bill' Jenkins (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher 'Chris' John (LA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • John Richard Kasich (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Sue W. Kelly (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jay C. Kim (CA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott L. Klug (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph K. 'Joe' Knollenberg (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James T. 'Jim' Kolbe (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ray H. LaHood (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen 'Steve' Largent (OK - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Jerry Lewis (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ron Lewis (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Linder (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald A. 'Don' Manzullo (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bill McCollum (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James O. 'Jim' McCrery III (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John M. McHugh (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott McInnis (CO - ) (Out Of Office)
  • David M. McIntosh (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack Metcalf (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Miller (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Suellen W. 'Sue' Myrick (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • George R. Nethercutt Jr. (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark W. Neumann (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert William 'Bob' Ney (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Anne Meagher Northup (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Norwood Jr. (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael G. Oxley (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronald C. 'Ron' Packard (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' Pappas (NJ - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul Michael 'Mike' Parker (MS - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronald Ernest 'Ron' Paul (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William 'Bill' Paxon (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John E. Peterson (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Chip' Pickering Jr. (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard W. Pombo (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert J. 'Rob' Portman (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Deborah D. Pryce (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack Quinn (NY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • George P. Radanovich (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James M. 'Jim' Ramstad (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank Duhcan Riggs (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert R. 'Bob' Riley (AL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Timothy 'Tim' Roemer (IN - ) (Out Of Office)
  • James E. Rogan (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim R. Ryun (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Matthew 'Matt' Salmon (AZ - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Marshall Clement 'Mark' Sanford Jr. (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • H. James 'Jim' Saxton (NJ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joe Scarborough (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel L. 'Dan' Schaefer (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert W. 'Bob' Schaffer (CO - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Steven H. 'Steve' Schiff (NM - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John B. Shadegg (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • E.G. 'Bud' Shuster (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph R. 'Joe' Skeen (NM - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Linda A. Smith (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nick Smith (MI - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Vincent K. Snowbarger (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gerald B.H. 'Jerry' Solomon (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Edward Souder (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Floyd Davidson Spence (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Clifford Bundy 'Cliff' Stearns (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Lee 'Bob' Stump (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John E. Sununu (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James M. 'Jim' Talent (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William J. 'Billy' Tauzin (LA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Gene Taylor (MS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles H. Taylor (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John R. Thune (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Todd Tiahrt (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Zach Wamp (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Wesley 'Wes' Watkins (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Julius Caesar 'J.C.' Watts Jr. (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • W. Curtis 'Curt' Weldon (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Weldon (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gerald C. 'Jerry' Weller (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roger F. Wicker (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
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