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2010 Senate Bill 1558: Sell and lease-back state school for the deaf property in Flint

Public Act 374 of 2010

  1. Introduced by Sen. Tom George (R) on November 3, 2010, to sell the state school for the deaf property in Flint for $1.3 million to a particular developer (Lurvey White Ventures), which would build a new school for the deaf facility and lease back to the state for $2 million annually.
    • Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on November 3, 2010.
      • Reported in the Senate on November 10, 2010, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on November 10, 2010. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 10, 2010.
  2. Passed 36 to 1 in the Senate on November 10, 2010, to sell the state school for the deaf property in Flint for $1.3 million to a particular developer (Lurvey White Ventures), who would build a new school for the deaf facility and lease back to the state for $2 million annually, reportedly for 30 years.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Moved to reconsider by Sen. Alan L. Cropsey (R) on November 10, 2010, the vote by which the bill was passed. The motion passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 10, 2010.
  4. Received in the Senate on November 10, 2010, to sell the state school for the deaf property in Flint for $1.3 million to a particular developer (Lurvey White Ventures), who would build a new school for the deaf facility and lease back to the state for $2 million annually, reportedly for 30 years. Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on November 10, 2010.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on November 10, 2010.
    • Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on November 10, 2010.
      • Reported in the House on December 2, 2010, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  6. Passed 92 to 3 in the House on December 3, 2010, to sell the state school for the deaf property in Flint for $1.3 million to a particular developer (Lurvey White Ventures), who would build a new school for the deaf facility and lease back to the state for $2 million annually, reportedly for 30 years.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 22, 2010.

Comments

Re: 2010 Senate Bill 1558 (Sell and lease-back former state school for the deaf property in Flint )  by maissa on October 19, 2012 
The best use should be given for this property, I only hope now that the particular developer will comply with what he said. I am also thinking about the online option for schooling, would that work too in this project? It would be an interesting mix.


Re: 2010 Senate Bill 1558 (Sell and lease-back former state school for the deaf property in Flint )  by rodsmsea on December 2, 2010 

 This bill is contrived by individuals that obviously are not thinking about the students of the school, but maybe to line thier pockets once they leave the legislature. Management has neglected to secure money to repair some these buidlings, (homeland Security) which would of saved $325,000, if it was used. Federal funding of 100% doesnt make a difference, minus repair and utility cost. Sometimes you keep things because of history, excellance in teaching, inter-school support for both the students  and alumni. A part of community that should always be preserved for public use.


 



2010 Senate Bill 1558 (Sell and lease-back former state school for the deaf property in Flint )  by admin on January 1, 2001 
Introduced in the Senate on November 3, 2010, to sell the former state school for the deaf property in Flint for $1.3 million to a particular developer (Lurvey White Ventures), which would build a new school for the deaf facility and lease back to the state for $2 million annually

The vote was 36 in favor, 1 opposed and 1 not voting

(Senate Roll Call 556 at Senate Journal 0)

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