Introduced by Sen. Mark Jansen R-Cutlerville on February 11, 2014
To provide a “template” or “place holder” for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Department of Insurance and Financial Services 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 11, 2014
Reported in the Senate on April 29, 2014
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on April 29, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on April 29, 2014
The Senate version of Department of Insurance and Financial Services budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1, 2014. This would appropriate $65.1 million in gross spending, of which $2.0 million is federal money almost all of the rest is from regulatory fees and fines. In the budget for the fiscal year that began in October of 2013, $75.3 million was appropriated for this budget, which included an $11 million deposit into a fund intended to reimburse insurance companies for the costs imposed by a new autism coverage mandate.
Received in the House on April 29, 2014
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on April 29, 2014
Substitute offered by Rep. Joseph Haveman R-Holland on May 14, 2014
To adopt a version of the budget that contains no appropriations, but is instead intended to launch negotiations to work out the differences between the House and Senate budgets.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 14, 2014
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.