This non-binding resolution, sponsored by Senator Mike Lee, called for the Senate to pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution in 2011. The resolution does not propose specific guidelines for but merely a balanced budget. The Senate rejected Lee’s resolution on March 2, 2011 by a roll call vote of 58-40.
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Conservative position: YES