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2010 Senate Bill 1153: Appropriations: 2010-2011 Department of Corrections budget

Public Act 188 of 2010

  1. Introduced by Sen. Alan L. Cropsey (R) on February 24, 2010, to provide the “template” or “place holder” for a Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Department of Corrections budget. This bill contains no appropriations, but may be amended at a later date to include them.
    • Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on February 24, 2010.
      • Reported in the Senate on March 23, 2010, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on March 23, 2010, to adopt a version of the bill that would require the state to open the operation of one prison to competitive bids, and privatize the prison if the cost would be less than one managed by the Department of Corrections. Although adopted, this version was subsequently replaced by another with no competitive bidding. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 23, 2010.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on March 23, 2010, to adopt a version of this budget does not contain the privatization provisions of the version previous adopted. For details of the entire budget see analysis from the non-partisan Senate Fiscal Agency. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 23, 2010.
    • Amendment offered by Sen. Liz Brater (D) on March 23, 2010, to strip out a provision establishing as the "intent of the legislature" that the department investigate placing prisoners less than age 19 in the Maxey/Woodland center correctional facility. The amendment failed 15 to 21 in the Senate on March 23, 2010.
      Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  2. Passed 22 to 15 in the Senate on March 23, 2010, the Senate version of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2010-2011 Department of Corrections budget. This would appropriate $1.999 billion in gross spending, compared to $1.930 billion, which was the FY 2009-2010 amount enrolled in 2009, and $1.967 billion proposed by Gov. Granholm. Only $7.8 million of this budget is federal money.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on March 23, 2010.
    • Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on March 23, 2010.
      • Reported in the House on June 2, 2010, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on June 9, 2010, to adopt a version of this budget that expresses the fiscal and policy preferences of the Democratic-majority in the House on various spending items and programs. For details see analysis from the non-partisan House Fiscal Agency. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 9, 2010.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Alma Smith (D) on June 9, 2010, to expand a proposed review of health care costs and compensation rates to include pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 9, 2010.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. John Proos, IV (R) on June 9, 2010, to cut the "inmate housing" line-item by $320 million, and direct the department to figure out how to accomplish this by lowering annual per-prisoner spending by $7,111, which would reportedly lower the figure to the average cost per prisoner in "comparable" states. The amendment failed 43 to 64 in the House on June 9, 2010.
      Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

    • Amendment offered by Rep. John Proos, IV (R) on June 9, 2010, to cut $68 million, which reportedly equals increases for employee salaries and wages, insurance, and retirement benefits. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 9, 2010.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. John Proos, IV (R) on June 9, 2010, to cut $49 million, which reportedly is the amount that the legislature's failure to stop a 3 percent state government employee pay increase will cost in the Department of Corrections. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 9, 2010.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Chuck Moss (R) on June 9, 2010, to require the department to send to the legislature a monthly listing of all expenditures. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 9, 2010.
  4. Passed 63 to 44 in the House on June 9, 2010, the Senate version of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2010-2011 Department of Corrections budget. This would appropriate $2.082 billion in gross spending, compared to $1.930 billion, which was the FY 2009-2010 amount enrolled in 2009, $1.967 billion proposed by Gov. Granholm, and $1.999 billion passed by the Senate. Only $7.8 million of this budget is federal money.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the Senate on June 10, 2010, to concur with a House-passed version of the bill. The vote sends the bill to a House-Senate conference committee to work out the differences. Failed 13 to 22 in the Senate on June 10, 2010.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  6. Received in the Senate on September 21, 2010.
  7. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on September 21, 2010, the House-Senate conference report for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2010-2011 Department of Corrections budget. This would appropriate $2.007 billion in gross spending, compared to $1.930 billion, which was the FY 2009-2010 amount enrolled in 2009. Only $7.8 million of this budget is federal money.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  8. Received in the House on September 22, 2010.
  9. Passed 64 to 42 in the House on September 22, 2010, the House-Senate conference report for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2010-2011 Department of Corrections budget. This would appropriate $2.007 billion in gross spending, compared to $1.930 billion, which was the FY 2009-2010 amount enrolled in 2009. Only $7.8 million of this budget is federal money.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  10. Signed with line-item veto by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on September 30, 2010.

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