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2020 Senate Bill 745: Authorize temporary increase in unemployment benefits and more

Public Act 150 of 2020

Introduced by Sen. Jim Stamas (R) on January 22, 2020
To provide a template or "place holder" for a potential supplemental multidepartment appropriation for Fiscal Year 2019-20. 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 January 22, 2020
To send to the House a version of a proposed supplemental multidepartment appropriation for Fiscal Year 2019-20 that is just a "shell" or "placeholder" budget with no actual appropriations, but which can be amended at a later date as needed.
Received in the House on March 17, 2020
Substitute offered by Rep. Annette Glenn (R) on September 1, 2020
To adopt a version that adds an additional $8 million for a Brandon Road Lock and Dam project.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 1, 2020
To appropriate $2.87 billion federal dollars to cover the additional $300 per week boost to unemployment benefits authorized in August by a federal "Lost Wages Assistance Program." These benefits are retroactive to August 1 (when the earlier $600 weekly federal boost expired), and end Sept. 30. The bill also includes $59.3 million federal dollars to cover extra state unemployment bureau expenses generated by the massive and sudden epidemic-related job losses, and $9 million in state matching funds for flood cleanups in Detroit ($3 million), and in Midland and Gladwin counties ($6 million).
Received in the Senate on September 2, 2020
To appropriate $2.87 billion federal dollars to cover the additional $300 per week boost to unemployment benefits authorized in August by a federal "Lost Wages Assistance Program." These benefits are retroactive to August 1 (when the earlier $600 weekly federal boost expired), and end Sept. 30. The bill also includes $59.3 million federal dollars to cover extra state unemployment bureau expenses generated by the massive and sudden epidemic-related job losses, $9 million in state matching funds for flood cleanups, and $8 million pledged by state officials toward an invasive species barrier in Illinois.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on September 8, 2020

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