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2010 House Bill 5858: Borrow-and-spend $1.15 billion for new university & college buildings

Public Act 329 of 2010

Introduced by Rep. Michael Lahti (D) on February 24, 2010
To provide the “template” or “place holder” for a Fiscal Year 2010-2011 capital outlay budget. This bill contains no appropriations, but may be amended at a later date to include them.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on February 24, 2010
Reported in the House on September 23, 2010
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on November 10, 2010
To adopt a version of the bill with actual appropriations. See House-passed bill for details.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on November 10, 2010
Substitute offered by Rep. Michael Lahti (D) on November 10, 2010
To add additional spending projects to the ones recommended by committee.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on November 10, 2010
To authorize borrowing and spending $1.15 billion for a number of state university and college building projects. The state would be responsible for repaying $609 million of the new debt, and the individual institions the rest. The bill also appropriates $9 million for a new hangar at the Oscoda-Wurtsmith airport. A list of the college and university projects is here.
Received in the Senate on November 30, 2010
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on November 30, 2010
Substitute offered in the Senate on December 2, 2010
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 2, 2010
Amendment offered by Sen. Cameron Brown (R) on December 3, 2010
To make the state (directly) responsible for a greater share of a $60 million construction project at Western Michigan University authorized in 2008.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on December 3, 2010
Amendment offered in the Senate on December 3, 2010
To authorize another $1.4 million in new debt and spending, this for a contruction project at Glen Oaks Community College.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on December 3, 2010
To authorize $968 million in state, university and college debt and spending on new buildings and upgrades. Of this, the state would be directly responsible for $383 million. Included is $15 million for a Detroit crime lab.
Received in the House on December 3, 2010
Amendment offered by Rep. Tonya Schuitmaker (R) on December 3, 2010
To also authorize $13 million in debt and spending for a project at Kalamazoo Valley Community College.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 3, 2010
Amendment offered by Rep. Goeff Hansen (R) on December 3, 2010
To also authorize $7.5 million in debt and spending for a project at Muskegon Community College.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 3, 2010
Amendment offered by Rep. Joseph Haveman (R) on December 3, 2010
To prohibit any of the construction contracts for the proposed projects from including a condition prohibing a contractor who doesn't union labor or pay union-scale wages.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 3, 2010
Amendment offered by Rep. Rick Jones (R) on December 3, 2010
To rename proposed Detroit crime lab the "Jennifer Granholm crime lab." The final version of the bill authorizes $15 million in debt for this project.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 3, 2010
To authorize $963 million in state, university and college debt and spending on new buildings and upgrades. Of this, the state would be directly responsible for $383 million. Included is $15 million for a Detroit crime lab. A list of the college and university projects is here.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 21, 2010

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