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2017 House Bill 4313: Appropriations: “Omnibus” education budget

Public Act 108 of 2017

Introduced by Rep. Tim Kelly (R) on March 7, 2017 To provide a “template” or “place holder” for a Fiscal Year 2017-2018 “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 House Appropriations Committee on March 7, 2017
Reported in the House on April 26, 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 make it a crime for a charter school board to hire a for-profit management company to operate a charter school.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Brian Elder (D) on May 2, 2017 To clarify a timing detail on funding for a study on preschool 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 adopt certain recommendations to increase school spending.
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 increase funding for high schools by $36 per student, and reduce the amount given to charter schools that are online "cyber schools".
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 strip out $2.5 million allocated to reimburse private schools for the costs they incur meeting various unfunded state mandates.
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 allocate $4.5 million for grants to schools for water testing and related infrastructure upgrades.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Jon Hoadley (D) on May 2, 2017 To increase operations grants to state universities.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Holly Hughes (R) on May 2, 2017 To spend an extra $250,000 on grants to some districts to buy more "locally grown fruits and vegetables".
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Brett Roberts (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 failed by voice vote in the House on May 2, 2017
Substitute offered by Rep. Fred Durhal, III (D) on May 2, 2017 To adopt a version of this budget that expresses the fiscal and policy preferences of the Democratic in the House on various spending items and programs.
The substitute 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 K-12 school aid, community college and university budgets for the fiscal year that begins Oct 1, 2017. A separate budget bill authorizes the rest of state government spending (House Bill 4323). This bill would appropriate a total of $16.324 billion, of which $1.838 billion is federal money. Of this total, $14.309 billion would go to K-12 public education, compared to $14.161 billion approved last year. Another $1.619 billion is for state universities, compared to $1.582 billion the prior year. Community colleges would get $395 million, the same as last year.
Received in the Senate on May 3, 2017
Referred to the Senate on May 3, 2017
Passed 27 to 10 in the Senate on May 23, 2017.
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To pass and send back to the House a version of this budget that contains no actual appropriations, leaving it as a "template" or "placeholder." This is basically a procedural method of launching negotiations to work out the differences between the House and Senate budgets.
Received in the House on May 23, 2017
Failed 0 to 107 in the House on May 24, 2017.
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To concur with a Senate-passed version of the bill. The vote will have the effect of sending the bill to a House-Senate conference committee to work out the differences.
Received in the House on June 20, 2017
Passed 72 to 35 in the House on June 20, 2017.
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The final K-12 school aid, community college and university budgets for the fiscal year that begins Oct 1, 2017. This bill appropriates a $16.608 billion, of which $1.838 billion is federal money. Of this total, $14.580 billion would go to K-12 public education, compared to $14.161 billion approved last year. Another $1.629 billion is for state universities, compared to $1.582 billion the prior year. Community colleges would get $399 million, up from $395 million last year.
House Bill 4323 funds the rest of state government, and when combined with this it means the state will spend pend $56.5 billion next year, a 2.9 percent increase.
Received in the Senate on June 22, 2017
Passed 23 to 14 in the Senate on June 22, 2017.
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(same description)
The final K-12 school aid, community college and university budgets for the fiscal year that begins Oct 1, 2017. This bill appropriates a $16.608 billion, of which $1.838 billion is federal money. Of this total, $14.580 billion would go to K-12 public education, compared to $14.161 billion approved last year. Another $1.629 billion is for state universities, compared to $1.582 billion the prior year. Community colleges would get $399 million, up from $395 million last year.
House Bill 4323 funds the rest of state government, and when combined with this it means the state will spend pend $56.5 billion next year, 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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