For the following states, the legislatures have passed resolutions calling for a constitutional convention on a Balanced Budget Amendment

State

When Passed

Rescinded??

Alabama

1976

Y - 1988

Alaska

1982

 

Arizona

1977, 1979

 

Arkansas

1979

 

Colorado

1978

 

Delaware

1975

 

Florida

1976

Y - 1988

Georgia

1976

 

Idaho

1979

 

Indiana

1979

 

Iowa

1979

 

Kansas

1978

 

Louisiana

1975, 1978, 1979

Y- 1990

Maryland

1975

 

Mississippi

1975

 

Missouri

1983

 

Nebraska

1976

 

Nevada

1977, 1979

 

New Hampshire

1979

 

New Mexico

1976

 

North Carolina

1979

 

North Dakota

1975

 

Oklahoma

1976

 

Oregon

1977

 

Pennsylvania

1976

 

South Carolina

1976, 1978

 

South Dakota

1979

 

Tennessee

1977

 

Texas

1977, 1978

 

Utah

1979

 

Virginia

1976

 

Wyoming

1977

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: National Taxpayer's Union

Ronald K. Snell, Scott R. Mackey: National Conference of State Legislatures: Fiscal Affairs Program: "Amending the Constitution to Require a Balanced Budget," Legislative Finance Papers, LFP #96, 1994 444 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 515,

Washington, DC 20001

Also: John R. Vile. Contemporary Questions Surrounding the Constitutional Amending Process. Praeger Press, London, 1993.