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2009 Senate Bill 248: Appropriations: 2009-2010 Department of Human Services
  1. Introduced by Sen. Bill Hardiman (R) on February 18, 2009, to provide a “template” or “place holder” for the Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Department Of Human Services 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 18, 2009.
      • Reported in the Senate on April 1, 2009, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on June 18, 2009, to adopt a version of this budget that expresses the fiscal and policy preferences of the Republican-majority in the Senate on various spending items and programs. For details see analysis from the non-partisan Senate Fiscal Agency. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 18, 2009.
    • Amendment offered by Sen. Deborah Cherry (D) on June 18, 2009, to add spending for welfare day care subsidies, an "early childhood investment corporation" program, and other welfare items. The amendment failed 17 to 19 in the Senate on June 18, 2009.
      Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

    • Amendment offered by Sen. Deborah Cherry (D) on June 18, 2009, to add spending for an "early childhood investment corporation" program. The amendment failed 18 to 18 in the Senate on June 18, 2009.
      Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

    • Amendment offered by Sen. Martha G. Scott (D) on June 18, 2009, to increase spending for welfare clothing subsidies. The amendment failed 16 to 20 in the Senate on June 18, 2009.
      Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

    • Amendment offered by Sen. Martha G. Scott (D) on June 18, 2009, to add spending for more welfare department employees. The amendment failed 16 to 20 in the Senate on June 18, 2009.
      Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

    • Amendment offered by Sen. Martha G. Scott (D) on June 18, 2009, to increase the level cash payments to welfare recipients. The amendment failed 16 to 20 in the Senate on June 18, 2009.
      Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

    • Amendment offered by Sen. Martha G. Scott (D) on June 18, 2009, to add spending for a welfare "emergency needs fund". The amendment failed 16 to 20 in the Senate on June 18, 2009.
      Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

    • Amendment offered by Sen. Martha G. Scott (D) on June 18, 2009, to add money for welfare recipient job training and job-seeking clothing, transportation, and other subsidies. The amendment failed 16 to 20 in the Senate on June 18, 2009.
      Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

    • Amendment offered by Sen. Hansen Clarke (D) on June 18, 2009, to add money for state Supplemental Security Income payments that were reduced in a budget-cutting executive order issued by Gov. Granholm. The amendment failed 16 to 20 in the Senate on June 18, 2009.
      Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  2. Passed 21 to 15 in the Senate on June 18, 2009, the Senate version of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2009-2010 Department of Human Services (Welfare) budget. This would appropriate $5.837 billion in gross spending, compared to $4.580 billion, which was the FY 2008-2009 amount enrolled in 2008. Of this, $739.0 million will come from the general fund (funded by actual state tax revenues), compared to the FY 2008-2009 amount of $1.285 billion. $4.919 billion of this budget is federal money, compared to the FY 2008-2009 amount of $3.174 billion.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on June 18, 2009.
    • Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on June 18, 2009.
      • Reported in the House on June 25, 2009, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on June 25, 2009, to replace the Senate-passed version of this budget with one that "strips out" all actual appropriations. This vote is basically a procedural method of launching negotiations to work out the differences between the House and Senate budgets. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 25, 2009.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Darwin Booher (R) on June 25, 2009, to require the department to send reports to the legislature every other month detailing the number of employees on its payroll. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 25, 2009.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Chuck Moss (R) on June 25, 2009, to require the department to post on the internet a listing of all expenditures, with the purpose of each (a "check register"), and also that federal "stimulus" money be posted online as separate line items. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 25, 2009.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Dudley Spade (D) on June 25, 2009, to require the department to post on the internet a listing of all expenditures, but not spend more than $10,000 or hire any new employees to do so. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 25, 2009.
    • Substitute offered by Rep. David Agema (R) on June 25, 2009, to replace the "stripped out" House version of the bill with the budget as passed by the Senate. The substitute failed 40 to 67 in the House on June 25, 2009.
      Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  4. Passed 65 to 42 in the House on June 25, 2009, to send the bill back to the Senate "stripped" of all actual appropriations. This vote is basically a procedural method of launching negotiations to work out the differences between the House and Senate budgets.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the Senate on June 26, 2009.
  6. Failed 0 to 33 in the Senate on June 26, 2009, to not concur with a House-passed version of the bill, and sent it to a House-Senate conference committee to work out the differences.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Received in the House on September 29, 2009.
  8. Passed 69 to 39 in the House on September 29, 2009, the House-Senate conference report for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2009-2010 Department of Human Services (Welfare) budget. This would appropriate $5.941 billion in gross spending, compared to $4.580 billion, which was the FY 2008-2009 amount enrolled in 2008. Of this, $860.2 million will come from the general fund (funded by actual state tax revenues), compared to the FY 2008-2009 amount of $1.285 billion. $4.974 billion of this budget is federal money, compared to the FY 2008-2009 amount of $3.174 billion.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  9. Received in the Senate on September 29, 2009, the House-Senate conference report for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2009-2010 Department of Human Services (Welfare) budget. This would appropriate $5.941 billion in gross spending, compared to $4.580 billion, which was the FY 2008-2009 amount enrolled in 2008. Of this, $860.2 million will come from the general fund (funded by actual state tax revenues), compared to the FY 2008-2009 amount of $1.285 billion. $4.974 billion of this budget is federal money, compared to the FY 2008-2009 amount of $3.174 billion. Passed 20 to 17 in the Senate on September 29, 2009.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  10. Received in the Senate on September 30, 2009.
    • Motion in the Senate on September 30, 2009, to give the bill immediate effect, without which the budget will not go into effect until April 1, 2010. A two-thirds majority is required. The motion failed 21 to 16 in the Senate on September 30, 2009.
      Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  11. Signed with line-item veto by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on October 29, 2009.
  12. Received in the Senate on February 9, 2010.
    • Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on February 9, 2010.

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