Introduced by Sen. Jim Stamas (R) on June 13, 2019 To provide a “template” or “place holder” for a Fiscal Year 2019-2020 “Omnibus” budget funding all state departments. This bill contains no appropriations, but may be amended at a later date to include them. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate on June 13, 2019
Passed 22 to 15 in the Senate on June 18, 2019. See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No". To send the bill to the Senate as just a "shell" or "placeholder" budget with no actual appropriations. This is a procedural device used for working out the differences between the House and Senate budgets, and eventually for negotiating a final budget between a Republican-controlled legislature and a Democratic governor.
Received in the House on June 18, 2019
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on June 18, 2019
Reported in the House on September 4, 2019 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.