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ST. PAUL - A Minnesota Senate committee Monday approved two similar bills to make it more difficult to send proposed constitutional amendments to the public.

Current law requires a simple majority of legislators to approve a proposed amendment. The committee approved requiring 60 percent of each the House and Senate to approve, which then would hand the decision to voters on election day.

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