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2013 House Bill 4112: Appropriations: Supplemental budget

Public Act 102 of 2013

  1. Introduced by Rep. Joseph Haveman (R) on January 29, 2013, to provide a template or "place holder" for a potential supplemental multidepartment appropriation for Fiscal Year 2012-2013. This bill contains no appropriations, but may be amended at a later date to include them.
    • Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on January 29, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on June 5, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on June 5, 2013, to revise details of current year appropriations, among other changes recognizing substantially lower spending in welfare and Medicaid caseloads and spending, most of which is federal money. The bill also authorizes modest increases in State Police, Military and Veterans, Corrections and some other departments' spending for various purposes. For details see House Fiscal Agency analysis. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 5, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D) on June 5, 2013, to cut funding for adoption subsidies, following disclosures that the Department of Human Services had erroneously spent much more on these than the legislature had authorized. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 5, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D) on June 5, 2013, to revise details of administrative spending line-item funding shifts related to reduced welfare caseloads. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 5, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Joseph Haveman (R) on June 5, 2013, to clarify details of a $350,000 appropriation to the Marshall school district, which is accepting students from the Albion school district because the latter is closing its high school. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 5, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Brandon Dillon (D) on June 5, 2013, to accept $1.530 billion in federal money in the next fiscal year, to expand Medicaid eligibility under the terms of the federal health care law ("Obamacare"). The amendment would shift $181 million in current state health care spending onto the federal budget, making those funds available for other purposes in the short-term, but the terms of the expansion would require more money from State of Michigan taxpayers in a few years. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 5, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Jim Stamas (R) on June 6, 2013, to specify that a $1 million appropriation for fireworks safety grants to local governments be used for inspections specified in the state fireworks law. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 6, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Greg MacMaster (R) on June 6, 2013, to appropriate a $100,000 private grant from the Vera Institute for Justice to be used to develop a comprehensive pilot project that creates an education and reentry continuum that begins in prison and continues on in the community. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 6, 2013.
  2. Passed 105 to 2 in the House on June 6, 2013, to make a number of adjustments to amounts already appropriated for various purposes, to reflect, among other things, reduced welfare and Medicaid caseloads. Also, to appropriate additional funds for various state departments and programs. All told, the bill reflects spending reductions of more than $650 million, and spending increases of around $36 million.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on June 11, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on June 11, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on June 19, 2013, With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on June 19, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 19, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Sen. Rebekah Warren (D) on June 19, 2013, to spend another $150,000 to hire an aquatic invasive species specialist. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 19, 2013.
  4. Passed 37 to 1 in the Senate on June 19, 2013, to make a number of adjustments to amounts already appropriated for various purposes, to reflect, among other things, reduced welfare and Medicaid caseloads. Also, to appropriate additional funds for various state departments and programs. All told, the bill reflects spending reductions of nearly $675 million, and spending increases of around $40 million. It also authorizes increasing government debt by $81.5 million to pay for proposed state university and college construction projects.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Moved to reconsider by Sen. Arlan Meekhof (R) on June 20, 2013, the vote by which the following bill was passed. The motion passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 20, 2013.
  6. Received in the Senate on June 20, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Sen. Roger Kahn (R) on June 20, 2013, to authorize more spending to accommodate the proposal in House Bill 374 to create a school violence "hotline" manned 24 hours a day all year long to collect “confidential reports of unsafe, potentially harmful, dangerous, violent, or criminal activities. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 20, 2013.
  7. Passed 36 to 1 in the Senate on June 20, 2013, to pass the bill again after adding some spending for a school violence "hotline".
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  8. Received in the House on June 20, 2013.
  9. Passed 106 to 3 in the House on June 20, 2013, to make a number of adjustments to amounts already appropriated for various purposes, to reflect, among other things, reduced welfare and Medicaid caseloads. Also, to appropriate additional funds for various state departments and programs. All told, the bill reflects spending reductions of nearly $675 million, and spending increases of around $40 million. It also authorizes increasing government debt by $81.5 million to pay for proposed state university and college construction projects.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  10. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on July 3, 2013.

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