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2015 Senate Bill 306: Authorize joining multistate “Compact for a Balanced Budget”
Introduced by Sen. Michael Green (R) on April 29, 2015
To authorize Michigan’s membership in a “Compact for a Balanced Budget.” This would use the device of a multistate compact to submit an application to Congress calling for an Article V "convention to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution." This would be limited to proposing an amendment prohibiting Congress from increasing the national debt without the approval of a majority of state legislatures.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Elections and Government Reform Committee on April 29, 2015
Reported in the Senate on July 1, 2015
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 26 to 11 in the Senate on September 17, 2015.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To authorize Michigan’s membership in a “Compact for a Balanced Budget.” This would use the device of a multistate compact to submit an application to Congress calling for an Article V "convention to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution." This would be limited to proposing an amendment prohibiting Congress from increasing the national debt without the approval of a majority of state legislatures.
Received in the House on September 17, 2015
Referred to the House Financial Liability Reform Committee on September 17, 2015

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