2014 Senate Bill 761

Authorize $841 million for new college & university building projects

Introduced in the Senate

Feb. 11, 2014

Introduced by Sen. Darwin Booher (R-35)

To provide a “template” or “place holder” for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 capital outlay budget. This bill contains no appropriations, but may be amended at a later date to include them.

Referred to the Committee on Appropriations

Dec. 11, 2014

Amendment offered

To increase previously authorized spending on a Lake Superior State University project.

The amendment passed by voice vote

Passed in the Senate 30 to 7 (details)

To authorize $841.7 million in new government spending for more than 40 state college and university construction projects. The bill would cause the state to increase its own debt burden by $370.3 million.

Received in the House

Dec. 11, 2014

Referred to the Committee on Appropriations