Introduced in the House on February 7, 2012, The House version of the school aid, community college and university budgets for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1, 2012. A separate House budget authorizes the rest of state government spending (House Bill 5365). This bill would appropriate $12.81 billion for K-12 public schools, compared to $12.66 billion originally authorized for this year.
The bill also appropriates $1.39 billion for state universities, compared to $1.36 billion enacted for this year. Community colleges would get $294 million, vs. $283 million this year
The vote was 56 in favor, 54 opposed and 0 not voting
(House Roll Call 204 at House Journal 0)
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