Voters may get to decide whether to place new constitutional limits on state spending.

Current provisions limit the budget to a specific percentage of total personal state income. SCR 1030, if approved in November, would limit year-over-year increases to changes in inflation and population.

Proponents said the current limits are insufficient to prevent overspending.

The measure does allow voters to approve exceptions on a year-by-year basis. And lawmakers could declare an emergency with a three-fourths vote of each chamber and the governor's approval.

Tuesday's 17-13 Senate vote sends the bill to the House.

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