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2012 Senate Bill 1263: Revise state “civilian conservation corps” program

Public Act 576 of 2012

  1. Introduced by Sen. Phil Pavlov (R) on September 12, 2012, to authorize conversion of the state “Civilian Conservation Corps” into a nonprofit run by a private entity, and require at least 85 percent of the earnings from a state CCC endowment fund be appropriated annually for the operation of the program (vs. the current law requirement to appropriate “a sum sufficient to implement” the law. The bill is part of a CCC package comprised of Senate Bills 1261 to 1265.
    • Referred to the Senate Natural Resources, Environment & Great Lakes Committee on September 12, 2012.
      • Reported in the Senate on September 27, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on September 27, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on September 27, 2012.
  2. Passed 36 to 1 in the Senate on October 17, 2012, to authorize conversion of the state “Civilian Conservation Corps” into a nonprofit run by a private entity, and require at least 85 percent of the earnings from a state CCC endowment fund be appropriated annually for the operation of the program (vs. “a sum sufficient to implement” the law). The bill is part of a CCC package comprised of Senate Bills 1261 to 1265.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on November 8, 2012.
    • Referred to the House Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Committee on November 8, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on December 4, 2012, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 109 to 0 in the House on December 12, 2012, to authorize conversion of the state “Civilian Conservation Corps” into a nonprofit run by a private entity, and require at least 85 percent of the earnings from a state CCC endowment fund be appropriated annually for the operation of the program (vs. “a sum sufficient to implement” the law). The bill is part of a CCC package comprised of Senate Bills 1261 to 1265.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 2, 2013.

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