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CACR 6 - Requires a Supermajority for Budget Increases - Key Vote

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Lou D'Allesandro voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation-Resolution.

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES 3/5 MAJORITY APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY 2/3 OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BE ENACTED.

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Legislation-Resolution - Conference Report Rejected (House) (220-132) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires a Supermajority for Budget Increases

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that requires a three-fifths majority in each legislative chamber for any new or increased tax or fee or the issuance of bonds.

Highlights:

  • Requires the legislature to appropriate funds for payments of interest upon and installments of the principle of all bonded debt (Secs. 1 & 4).
  • Requires the State Treasurer to set apart appropriations from general fund revenues for the interest upon and installments of the principle of all bonded debt if the general court does not make the required appropriations (Secs. 1 & 4).
Note:

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES 3/5 MAJORITY APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY 2/3 OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BE ENACTED.

Legislation-Resolution - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (14-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires a Supermajority for Budget Increases

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that requires a three-fifths majority in each legislative chamber for any new or increased tax or fee or the issuance of bonds.

Highlights:

  • Requires the legislature to appropriate funds for payments of interest upon and installments of the principle of all bonded debt (Secs. 1 & 4).
  • Requires the State Treasurer to set apart appropriations from general fund revenues for the interest upon and installments of the principle of all bonded debt if the general court does not make the required appropriations (Secs. 1 & 4).
Note:

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES 3/5 MAJORITY APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY 2/3 OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BE ENACTED.

Legislation-Resolution - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (House) -
Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Passed With Amendment (Senate) (17-7) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires a Supermajority for Budget Increases

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a concurrent resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that requires a vote of three-fifths of the legislature to approve any increase in the budget which exceeds the amount appropriated in the previous biennium budget as adjusted for inflation.

Note:

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES 3/5 MAJORITY APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER FOR PASSAGE. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY 2/3 OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BE ENACTED.

Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Passed (House) (256-117) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires a Supermajority for Budget Increases

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a concurrent resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that requires a vote of three-fifths of the legislature to pass legislation that establishes new or increased taxes, license fees, or authorizing the issuance of state bonds.

Highlights:
  • Requires the payment of interest upon and installments of principle of all bonded debt created on behalf of the state by appropriations made by the general court, or if the general court fails to do so by the state treasurer using revenues from the general fund (Sec. 1).
Legislation-Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires a Supermajority for Budget Increases

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