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Senate Roll Call 505 on
2013 Senate Joint Resolution V: Call for “Article V” U.S. balanced budget amendment convention

To submit an application to Congress calling for a "convention to propose amendments to the U.S. Consitution," limited to proposing an amendment that prohibits the federal government from spending more in any fiscal year than it collects in tax and other revenue (balanced budget amendment). Legislatures representing two-thirds of the states must request this to get a convention, and three-quarters of the states must approve any amendment proposed by an “Article V” convention for it to become part of the constitution. The resolution names 17 states that have submitted applications.

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IN FAVOR

SENATE DEMOCRATS
none

SENATE REPUBLICANS


AGAINST

SENATE DEMOCRATS

SENATE REPUBLICANS
none


SENATE LEGISLATORS ORDERED BY NAME


Senate Roll Call 505 on 2013 Senate Joint Resolution V