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2016 Senate Bill 711: Overhaul Detroit school district debt and governance

Public Act 195 of 2016

Introduced by Sen. Goeff Hansen (R) on January 14, 2016
To revise details of a Detroit fiscal management oversight commission created by a 2014 law adopted as part of a city of Detroit bankruptcy and “bailout” package, to accommodate the proposal in Senate Bill 710 to reorganize and “bail out” the Detroit school district.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on January 14, 2016
Received in the House on March 23, 2016
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on March 23, 2016
Reported in the House on May 3, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Fred Durhal, III (D) on May 5, 2016
To essentially repeal the post-Detroit bankruptcy oversight commission's authority, by deleting the section of the law that defines its duties.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on May 5, 2016
Passed 61 to 47 in the House on May 5, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To revise details of a Detroit fiscal management oversight commission created by a 2014 law adopted as part of a city of Detroit bankruptcy and “bailout” package, to accommodate the proposal in Senate Bill 710 and House Bill 5284 to reorganize and bail out the insolvent Detroit school district.
Received in the House on June 2, 2016
Moved to reconsider by Rep. Aric Nesbitt (R) on June 2, 2016
To reconsider the vote by which the House passed the bill.
The motion passed by voice vote in the House on June 2, 2016
Substitute offered in the House on June 2, 2016
To adopt a version that reflects the final bailout amounts and conditions agreed to by the House.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 2, 2016
Received in the Senate on June 8, 2016
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 21, 2016

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