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2016 Senate Bill 801: Appropriations: “Omnibus” education budget

Public Act 249 of 2016

Introduced by Sen. Dave Hildenbrand (R) on February 16, 2016 To provide a “template” or “place holder” for a Fiscal Year 2016-2017 “Omnibus” school aid, higher education and community colleges budget. This bill contains no appropriations, but may be amended at a later date to include them.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on February 16, 2016
Amendment offered in the Senate on May 4, 2016 To replace the original "placeholder" language with an actual budget bil.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 4, 2016
Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on May 4, 2016 To not use money earmarked to the state School Aid Fund to pay for higher education expenses, but only for K-12 schools.
The amendment failed 13 to 24 in the Senate on May 4, 2016.
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Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on May 4, 2016 To spend an additional $105 million on 3rd grade reading programs.
The amendment failed 10 to 27 in the Senate on May 4, 2016.
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Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on May 4, 2016 To spend an additional $5 million on "early literacy coaches at intermediate school districts to assist teachers in developing and implementing instructional strategies" to teach 3rd graders how to read.
The amendment failed 11 to 26 in the Senate on May 4, 2016.
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Amendment offered by Sen. Coleman Young, II (D) on May 4, 2016 To give the Detroit school district an extra $157 million to cover its cover its commitments to the underfunded state-run school pension system.
The amendment failed 12 to 25 in the Senate on May 4, 2016.
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Amendment offered by Sen. Morris Hood, III (D) on May 4, 2016 To strip out $5 million allocated to reimburse private schools for the costs they incur meeting various unfunded state mandates.
The amendment failed 12 to 24 in the Senate on May 4, 2016.
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Passed 23 to 13 in the Senate on May 4, 2016.
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The Senate version of the K-12 school aid, community college and university budgets for the fiscal year that begins Oct 1, 2016. A separate Senate budget authorizes the rest of state government spending (Senate Bill 800). This bill would appropriate a total of $16.106 billion, of which $1.919 billion is federal money. Of this total, $14.107 billion would go to K-12 public education, compared to $13.896 billion the prior year. It also appropriates $1.600 billion for state universities, compared to $1.535 billion the prior year. Community colleges would get $399 million, vs. $388 million the prior year.
Received in the House on May 5, 2016
Referred to the House on May 5, 2016 To send the bill back to the Senate "stripped" of all actual appropriations. This vote is basically a procedural method of launching negotiations to work out the differences between the House and Senate budgets.
Passed 69 to 39 in the House on May 10, 2016.
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To adopt a "placeholder" version of this budget that contains no appropriations or just nominal ones. This is a procedural step designed to facilitate eventual passage of a real budget based on amounts and conditions approved by the House and Senate.
Received in the Senate on May 17, 2016
Failed 0 to 37 in the Senate on May 17, 2016.
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To approve the House's "stripped" version of the bill. This vote is basically a procedural method of launching negotiations to work out the differences between the House and Senate budgets.
Received in the Senate on June 8, 2016
Passed 20 to 17 in the Senate on June 8, 2016.
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The final version of the K-12 school aid, community college and university budgets for the fiscal year that begins Oct 1, 2016. House Bill 5294 authorizes the rest of state government spending. This bill appropriates a total of $16.140 billion, of which $1.201 billion is federal money. Of this total, $14.161 billion would go to K-12 public education, compared to $13.896 billion the prior year. State universities will get another $1.582 billion, compared to $1.535 billion the prior year. Community colleges would get $395 million, vs. $388 million the prior year.
Received in the House on June 8, 2016
Passed 74 to 34 in the House on June 8, 2016.
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(same description)
The final version of the K-12 school aid, community college and university budgets for the fiscal year that begins Oct 1, 2016. House Bill 5294 authorizes the rest of state government spending. This bill appropriates a total of $16.140 billion, of which $1.201 billion is federal money. Of this total, $14.161 billion would go to K-12 public education, compared to $13.896 billion the prior year. State universities will get another $1.582 billion, compared to $1.535 billion the prior year. Community colleges would get $395 million, vs. $388 million the prior year.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 27, 2016

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