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2017 House Bill 4323: Appropriations: 2017-2018 “Omnibus” budget

Public Act 107 of 2017

Introduced by Rep. Laura Cox (R) on March 7, 2017 To provide a “template” or “place holder” for a Fiscal Year 2017-2018 “Omnibus” budget funding all state departments. This bill contains no appropriations, but may be amended at a later date to include them.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on March 7, 2017
Reported in the House on April 27, 2017 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Kristy Pagan (D) on May 2, 2017 To mandate that any money spent on pregnancy and parenting support services goes to programs that provide counseling on the use of contraceptives as a method for family planning and birth control.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Kristy Pagan (D) on May 2, 2017 To authorize grants of up $50,000 to larger local governments to assist in training police recruits.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Christine Greig (D) on May 2, 2017 To revise the evaluation criteria for certain "behavioral health services" financed by the state in Kent County.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Henry Yanez (D) on May 2, 2017 To eliminate $34 million the bill would appropriate for government tourism ads (“Pure Michigan”).
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Phil Phelps (D) on May 2, 2017 To add $150,000 for a Flint "surface water study".
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Pam Faris (D) on May 2, 2017 To increase welfare spending and the number of state social workers.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Yousef Rabhi (D) on May 2, 2017 To increase the amount spend on various water-related environmental programs, and authorize "green infrastructure" grants to local governments, with the amount to be determined later.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Henry Yanez (D) on May 2, 2017 To increase the number of probation officers and related spending in Wayne County; increase state revenue sharing to local governments and earmark the extra money for police and fire departments; and earmark money appropriated for extra conservation officers to hire 10 detectives for long term covert surveillance investigations.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. David LaGrand (D) on May 2, 2017 To prohibit the state from hiring several named companies for information technology contracts, and revise the funding source for certain government job training programs.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Kristy Pagan (D) on May 2, 2017 To authorize spending $37.5 million as "replacement funding" for possible cuts to a federal program that spends hundreds of millions on grants to scores of entities for various activities under a "Great Lakes Restoration" rubric.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Sylvia Santana (D) on May 2, 2017 To spend $1 million on "refugee assistance".
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Fred Durhal, III (D) on May 2, 2017 To spend an additional $4.5 million on grants to hospitals that tend to have more patients on Medicaid.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Tom Cochran (D) on May 2, 2017 To spend $1 million on a government "civilian conservation corps," spend more Medicaid money on raises for "behavioral health" staffers, increase spending on mental health treatment programs and more.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Fred Durhal, III (D) on May 2, 2017 To no longer privatize prison food services, hire 370 new government employees to do the work, and add $11 million to cover the additional cost.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Sam Singh (D) on May 2, 2017 To not deposit $266.5 million into the state "rainy day fund," grant an additional $52 million to local government road and bridge projects, spend an additional $25 million on subsidies to municipal bus operations, and make some additional smaller changes.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Laura Cox (R) on May 2, 2017
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Rob VerHeulen (R) on May 2, 2017
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Daniela Garcia (R) on May 2, 2017 To spend an extra $1.5 million on a Michigan State University fruit and vegetable processing teaching laboratory.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Stephanie Chang (D) on May 2, 2017 To spend $468,200 on a Wayne County "port authority".
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Bronna Kahle (R) on May 2, 2017 To spend $150,000 on Alzheimer's disease services.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Bronna Kahle (R) on May 2, 2017 To increase spending on certain assistance to the elderly programs.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Brandt Iden (R) on May 2, 2017 To spend $850,000 for an opioid response program in the Kalamazoo area.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Daniela Garcia (R) on May 2, 2017 To revise details of how Medicaid spending results are monitored.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Martin Howrylak (R) on May 2, 2017 To authorize a grant to a "Chaldean American Ladies of Charity" organization, with the amount to be determined later.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Passed 60 to 47 in the House on May 2, 2017.
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The House version of the non-education portion of the state government budget for the fiscal year that begins on Oct. 1, 2017. This would appropriate $39.458 billion, compared to $38.772 billion authorized the year before. The education portion of the budget (K-12, community colleges and state universities) is in House Bill 4313.
Altogether, when both "omnibus" budgets are combined, the House proposes to spend $55.9 billion on all of state government next year, vs. $54.9 billion last year, or a 1.6 percent increase. Of this, $22.9 billion is federal money and $32.9 billion is from state taxes and fees, the latter representing a 2.1 percent increase.
Received in the Senate on May 3, 2017
Referred to the Senate on May 3, 2017
Passed 26 to 11 in the Senate on June 14, 2017.
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To send the bill back to the House "stripped" of all actual appropriations, leaving it as a "template" or "placeholder." This vote is basically a procedural method of launching negotiations to work out the differences between the House and Senate budgets.
Received in the House on June 15, 2017
Failed 0 to 107 in the House on June 15, 2017.
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To concur with a Senate-passed version of the bill. The vote sends the bill to a House-Senate conference committee to negotiate a final version.
Received in the House on June 20, 2017
Passed 64 to 43 in the House on June 20, 2017.
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The non-education portion of the state government budget for the fiscal year that begins on Oct. 1, 2017. This would appropriate $39.9 billion, of which $21.2 billion is federal money. This compares to $38.7 billion authorized the year before. The education portion of the budget (K-12, community colleges and state universities) is in House Bill 4313 and authorizes spending of $16.6 billion.
Altogether, when both "omnibus" budgets are combined, the state will spend pend $56.5 billion next year, vs. $54.9 billion last year, or a 2.9 percent increase.
Received in the Senate on June 22, 2017
Passed 26 to 11 in the Senate on June 22, 2017.
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(same description)
The non-education portion of the state government budget for the fiscal year that begins on Oct. 1, 2017. This would appropriate $39.9 billion, of which $21.2 billion is federal money. This compares to $38.7 billion authorized the year before. The education portion of the budget (K-12, community colleges and state universities) is in House Bill 4313 and authorizes spending of $16.6 billion.
Altogether, when both "omnibus" budgets are combined, the state will spend pend $56.5 billion next year, vs. $54.9 billion last year, or a 2.9 percent increase
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Signed with line-item veto by Gov. Rick Snyder on July 14, 2017
Received in the House on September 6, 2017
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on September 6, 2017

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