Minnesota Standing Appropriations Amendment (2012)
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Text of measure
The question would be presented to voters as follows:
"Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to forbid the legislature from appropriating money from the state general fund for a period beyond the biennium in which the appropriation is enacted, except for appropriations necessary to pay principal and interest on state bonds?"
Path to the ballot
- See also: Amending the Minnesota Constitution
In order to refer proposed amendments to the ballot they must be agreed on by a majority of the members of each chamber of the Minnesota State Legislature. The amendment has been proposed in the following legislation: