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2009 Senate Bill 253: Appropriations: 2009-2010 State Police

Public Act 133 of 2009

Introduced by Sen. Valde Garcia (R) on February 18, 2009
To provide a “template” or “place holder” for the Fiscal Year 2009-2010 State Police budget. This bill contains no appropriations, but may be amended at a later date to include them.   Official Text and Analysis.
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 that contains actual appropriations. For details see analysis from the non-partisan Senate Fiscal Agency. This was amended to prohibit money being used to pay a $3.7 million annual lease on a controversial new State Police headquarters building developed by Democratic political activist Joel Ferguson, which is supposed to replace a building the State Police gets for $1 per year from Michigan State University.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 18, 2009
Amendment offered by Sen. Michael Prusi (D) on June 18, 2009
To add money for a State Police crime lab in Marquette.
The amendment failed 16 to 20 in the Senate on June 18, 2009.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Amendment offered by Sen. Ray Basham (D) on June 18, 2009
To require the State Police to provide "last resort" law enforcement services to communities that don't provide for their own policing, and to report to the legislature on how much this costs.
The amendment failed 16 to 20 in the Senate on June 18, 2009.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Amendment offered by Sen. Michael Prusi (D) on June 18, 2009
To strip out a provision prohibiting money from being used to pay a $3.7 million annual lease on a controversial new State Police headquarters building developed by Democratic political activist Joel Ferguson, which is supposed to replace a building the State Police gets for $1 per year from Michigan State University.
The amendment failed 16 to 20 in the Senate on June 18, 2009.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Amendment offered by Sen. Ray Basham (D) on June 18, 2009
To require the State Police to provide "last resort" law enforcement services to communities that don't provide for their own policing.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 18, 2009
The Senate verion of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2009-2010 State Police budget. This would appropriate $540.7 million in gross spending, compared to $530.2 million, which was the FY 2008-2009 amount enrolled in 2008. Of this, $267.2 million will come from the general fund (funded by actual state tax revenues), compared to the FY 2008-2009 amount of $284.9 million, and $130.6 million will come from state restricted funds, or earmarked tax and fee revenue, compared to $113.6 million the previous year. $101.8 million is from federal revenue.
Received in the House on June 23, 2009
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on June 23, 2009
Substitute offered by Rep. Richard LeBlanc (D) on September 17, 2009
To adopt a version of this budget that expresses the fiscal and policy preferences of the Democratic-majority in the House on various spending items and programs. For details see analysis from the non-partisan House Fiscal Agency.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 17, 2009
Amendment offered by Rep. Chuck Moss (R) on September 17, 2009
To require the department to post on on the internet a listing of all expenditures, including federal "stimulus" money, with the purpose of each (a "check register").
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on September 17, 2009
Amendment offered by Rep. Robert Genetski (R) on September 17, 2009
To establish as the "intent of the legislature" that federal "stimulus" money not be incorporated in the funding "base" on which future appropriations for various programs are based, and also that "stimulus" money be allocated in separate line items.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on September 17, 2009
Amendment offered by Rep. David Agema (R) on September 17, 2009
To prohibit using State Police budget money to pay the Governor's travel expenses, except for emergencies.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on September 17, 2009
Amendment offered by Rep. Vincent Gregory (D) on September 17, 2009
To add a $100 "point of difference" between the Senate-passed version in the line item for secondary road patrol grants to counties, which leaves this item open to further negotiation in a House-Senate conference committee.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on September 17, 2009
Amendment offered by Rep. Barb Byrum (D) on September 17, 2009
To remove a provision requiring the administrative functions and duties of the executive director of the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) to be transferred to the department's training division.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on September 17, 2009
The House verion of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2009-2010 State Police budget. This would appropriate $540.7 million in gross spending, compared to $530.2 million, which was the FY 2008-2009 amount enrolled in 2008. Of this, $267.2 million will come from the general fund (funded by actual state tax revenues), compared to the FY 2008-2009 amount of $284.9 million, and $129.2 million will come from state restricted funds, or earmarked tax and fee revenue, compared to $113.6 million the previous year. $96.5 million is from federal revenue. The House does not include Senate language prohibiting transfer of the MSP headquarters to the downtown Lansing "Triangle Project" building owned by Joel Ferguson and associates. The House also prohibits closing any State Police posts or reducing the number of troopers.
Received in the Senate on September 21, 2009
To concur with a House-passed version of the bill. The vote sends the bill to a House-Senate conference committee to work out the differences.
Received in the Senate on September 30, 2009
The House-Senate conference report for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2009-2010 State Police budget. The report was not accepted on this vote because some senators object to the provision authorizing the purchase for around $70 million of a controversial new State Police headquarters in downtown Lansing owned by prominent Democratic Party contributor Joel Ferguson and Republican contributor Gary Granger.
Moved to reconsider in the Senate on September 30, 2009
To reconsider the vote by which the conference report was not adopted.
Received in the House on October 1, 2009
Received in the Senate on October 1, 2009
The House-Senate conference report for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2009-2010 State Police budget. This appropriates $527.3 million in gross spending, compared to $530.2 million enrolled the previous year. $101.8 million is from federal revenue. The bill only appropriates one month of rent for a controversial new State Police headquarters in downtown Lansing owned by prominent Democratic Party contributor Joel Ferguson and Republican contributor Gary Granger, and authorizes its purchase for around $70 million.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on October 29, 2009

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