QUORUM CALL

The Senate approved 18-14 along party lines changing chamber ruled to add a trigger to move the budget along if the Joint Finance Committee fails to complete by a deadline.

The committee would have until June 30 in a budget year to finish its work on the document. If it failed to do so, the majority leader would introduce stand-alone legislation the Senate would then work on.

The proposal comes after the budget dragged into September last year.

 

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