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SB 6636 - Requires a Balanced Budget - Key Vote

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Linda Parlette voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Requires a Balanced Budget

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (38-9) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (79-19) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (30-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires a Balanced Budget

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the biennial budget for fiscal years 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 to be balanced budgets.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the legislature from passing a budget that exceeds the most recent 4-year revenue forecast provided by the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council (Sec. 1).
  • Exempts budgets that are passed with a 3/5 majority in both legislative chambers from the provisions of this bill (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

NOTE: THIS BILL WAS VOTED ON DURING A SPECIAL SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires a Balanced Budget

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