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2012 House Bill 5267: Revise school dropout recovery program funding

Public Act 465 of 2012

  1. Introduced by Rep. Robert Genetski (R) on January 24, 2012, to establish a procedure for schools to collect state money on a per-month basis for students in a “dropout recovery program.” Under current law, state school aid payments to schools are based on student attendance during two annual “count” days.
    • Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on January 24, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on February 15, 2012, with the recommendation that the bill be referred to the Committee on Education.
    • Referred to the House Education Committee on February 15, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on May 23, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on June 6, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 6, 2012.
  2. Passed 108 to 0 in the House on June 7, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on June 12, 2012.
    • Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on June 12, 2012.
      • Reported in the Senate on September 13, 2012, with the recommendation that the bill be referred to the Committee on Education.
    • Referred to the Senate Education Committee on September 13, 2012.
      • Reported in the Senate on September 27, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on December 12, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 12, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on December 12, 2012, to cap the amount that school districts must contribute to the state-run school employee retirement benefit system from their local, state and federal revenue streams at the amount they paid in fiscal year 2011-2012, and earmark some of the money set aside in recently enacted pension reform bills to cover this shift. The amendment failed 11 to 26 in the Senate on December 12, 2012.
      Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  4. Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on December 12, 2012, to establish a procedure for schools to collect state money on a per-month basis for students in a “dropout recovery program.” Under current law, state school aid payments to schools are based on student attendance during two annual “count” days.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on December 12, 2012.
  6. Passed 109 to 0 in the House on December 13, 2012, to concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 22, 2012.

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