To appropriate $14.8 million in additional Corrections spending to compensate for a $5 million over-estimate in the amount of revenue that might be extracted from parole, probation and "tether" program participant fees, to fund prison "storekeeper" positions that previously were to be eliminated but instead will be retained, and to cover a shortfall in funding for off-site prisoner hospital and specialty care.
Received in the Senate on September 9, 2009
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on September 9, 2009
Reported in the Senate on October 20, 2009
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on November 5, 2009
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that adds some additional spending; see Senate-passed version for details.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 5, 2009
Amendment offered by Sen. Michael Prusi (D) on November 5, 2009
To appropriate some $800 million for various spending items that were proposed but not included in the final FY 2009-2010 state budget, including $375 million more for Medicaid, $140 million for college scholarships, $159 million for schools, $55 million for revenue sharing to local governments, and more.
To appropriate $6.9 million to replace horse race industry subsidies that Gov. Jennifer Granholm line-item vetoed from the Fiscal Year 2010 budget; and $3.85 million for state wetlands regulation that the Governor had proposed turning over to the federal government. Also, to appropriate $14.8 million in additional Corrections spending; use some federal "stimulus" money in the State Police budget; and to spend an extra $3.8 million on Michigan State Housing Development Authority computer systems and management of federal rental subsidies.
Received in the House on November 5, 2009
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill, which adds money for horse race industry subsidies and wetland regulation, both of which Gov. Granholm proposed cutting (or returning to the federal government in the case of the wetlands regulaiton).