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2014 Senate Bill 975: Exempt Kent County from higher foster care payment share

Public Act 520 of 2014

  1. Introduced by Sen. Bruce Caswell (R) on June 10, 2014, to extend indefinitely for Kent County only a 2013 law that requires the Department of Human Services to pay all of a $3 per day per child per day rate increase for private providers of foster care services as provided in the 2013-14 state budget, rather than half the amount.
    • Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on June 10, 2014.
      • Reported in the Senate on October 1, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
  2. Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on November 12, 2014, to extend until May, 2018, for Kent County only, a 2013 law that requires the Department of Human Services to pay all of a $3 per day per child per day rate increase for private providers of foster care services as provided in the 2013-14 state budget, rather than half the amount.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on November 12, 2014.
    • Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on November 12, 2014.
      • Reported in the House on December 10, 2014, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 109 to 0 in the House on December 18, 2014, to extend until May, 2018, for Kent County only, a 2013 law that requires the Department of Human Services to pay all of a $3 per day per child per day rate increase for private providers of foster care services as provided in the 2013-14 state budget, rather than half the amount.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 10, 2015.

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