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2017 Senate Bill 149: Appropriations: K-12 School Aid budget
Introduced by Sen. Goeff Hansen (R) on February 9, 2017 To provide a “template” or “place holder” for a Fiscal Year 2017-2018 K-12 School Aid budget. This bill contains no appropriations, but may be amended at a later date to include them.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on February 9, 2017
Reported in the Senate on May 2, 2017 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on May 3, 2017 To add language intended to ensure that no school district loses money as an unintended consequence of changes in allocation formulas for various revenue streams.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 3, 2017
Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on May 3, 2017
The amendment failed 15 to 23 in the Senate on May 3, 2017.
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Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on May 3, 2017
The amendment failed 17 to 21 in the Senate on May 3, 2017.
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Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on May 3, 2017 To increase the "minimum" and "basic" per-student foundation allowances that are the main source of public school funding.
The amendment failed 14 to 24 in the Senate on May 3, 2017.
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Amendment offered by Sen. Coleman Young, II (D) on May 3, 2017 To allow the Detroit School District to keep getting per-pupil state money next year for students who had been enrolled in one of its schools that closed, but now go to a different school district.
The amendment failed 11 to 27 in the Senate on May 3, 2017.
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Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on May 3, 2017 To delete $2.5 million allocated to reimburse private schools for the costs they incur meeting various unfunded state mandates.
The amendment failed 13 to 25 in the Senate on May 3, 2017.
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Passed 23 to 15 in the Senate on May 3, 2017.
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The Senate version of the K-12 school aid budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct 1, 2017. This bill would appropriate a total of $14.414 billion, compared to $14.161 billion approved last year. Of this, $1.726 billion is federal money.
Received in the House on May 4, 2017
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on May 4, 2017

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