Introduced by Sen. Wayne Schmidt R-Traverse City on February 2, 2021
To provide a template or "place holder" for a potential school aid appropriation in the 2021-2022 fiscal year that begins Oct. 1, 2021. This bill contains no appropriations, but may be amended at a later date to include real ones. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on February 2, 2021
Reported in the Senate on May 11, 2021
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on May 12, 2021
To revise the detailed conditions and amounts attached to a number of programs and functions the bill would pay for.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 12, 2021
Amendment offered by Sen. Rosemary Bayer D-Beverly Hills on May 12, 2021
To strike a provision that would require district to provide specified amounts on in-person instruction.
To send back to the Senate a substitute version of the bill that is "stripped" of all actual appropriations, and instead authorizes just $100 “placeholders.” This is part of a process for reconciling the House and Senate-passed department budgets for the next fiscal year.