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2015 House Bill 4102: Appropriations: "Omnibus" state budget

Public Act 143 of 2015

Introduced by Rep. Al Pscholka (R) on January 28, 2015
To provide a “template” or “place holder” for a Fiscal Year 2015-2016 “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 House Appropriations Committee on January 28, 2015
Reported in the House on April 23, 2015
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Sarah Roberts (D) on April 28, 2015
To increase spending on various health care related research, outreach and treatment programs.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Fred Durhal, III (D) on April 28, 2015
To earmark specified funding to a program that seeks to divert young people in Wayne County who have gotten in trouble with the law through alternative sentencing, remedial education and career development for women.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Fred Durhal, III (D) on April 28, 2015
To add $10 million to open a juvenile offender reformatory in Iron River and hire 70 guards.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Kristy Pagan (D) on April 28, 2015
To expand and increase spending on various government preschool programs.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Kristy Pagan (D) on April 28, 2015
To revise proposed teacher performance standards, among other things requiring these be based on student progress in two consecutive years.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Kristy Pagan (D) on April 28, 2015
To repeal a provision that lets teachers' college students to gain credits by substitute teaching.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Sarah Roberts (D) on April 28, 2015
To increase spending on a Department of Environmental Quality recycling program from $999,100 to $5 million.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Sarah Roberts (D) on April 28, 2015
To authorize the Department of Environmental Quality to spend money to regulate "new potential emitters of air pollution," and prohibit it from promulgating rules that would "reduce the regulation on toxic chemicals that have not been tested for their impact on human health".
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Fred Durhal, III (D) on April 28, 2015
To transfer some spending from corporate subsidy programs to revenue sharing, and increase Detroit's share.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Fred Durhal, III (D) on April 28, 2015
To transfer some spending from corporate subsidy programs to a government "office of urban initiatives".
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Sam Singh (D) on April 28, 2015
To prohibit a state agency including the agency responsible for corporate subsidy programs from borrowing ("issuing bonds") for "legislative purposes".
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Sam Singh (D) on April 28, 2015
To prohibit the state from spending money defending the state constitution's ban on same-sex marriage in the Deboer v Snyder case.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Fred Durhal, III (D) on April 28, 2015
To spend $1 million on a 1930's era "Michigan conservation corps" program.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Rob VerHeulen (R) on April 28, 2015
To impose a July 1, 2016 deadline for the Department of Community Health to establish contract performance standards for Medicaid health plans, which are essentially "Health Maintenance Organizations" run by hospitals, and through contracts with the state are the means by which most Medicaid benefits are delivered in Michigan.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Al Pscholka (R) on April 28, 2015
To require state departments to notify the legislature within 10 days if they are notified that a federal funding source of more than $10 million will be reduced by 10 percent or more.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Holly Hughes (R) on April 28, 2015
To require the Department of Environmental Quality "work with stakeholders" to reduce the groundwater discharge permit fees imposed on businesses and industries under state environmental laws. See also House Bill 4441.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Stephanie Chang (D) on April 28, 2015
To appropriate $2 million for spending on a "child and adolescent health services" line item.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Jeff Irwin (D) on April 28, 2015
To shift $9.45 million from corporate subsidy programs to a program related to food stamps.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Ed McBroom (R) on April 28, 2015
To prohibit the state Department of Natural Resources from enforcing rules associated with a federal court ruling that placed gray wolves on the endangered species list unless wolves are removed from the list.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Brandon Dillon (D) on April 28, 2015
To prohibit state money from being spent on a new office building for state senators.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Todd Courser (R) on April 28, 2015
To prohibit the Department of Community Health from administering federal grants to organizations or facilities that perform elective abortions.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Todd Courser (R) on April 28, 2015
To prohibit giving state dollars to organizations or facilities that perform elective abortions.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Martin Howrylak (R) on April 28, 2015
To add $17.3 million for spending services provided to individuals with developmental disabilities.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Thomas Hooker (R) on April 28, 2015
To prohibit the Department of Community Health from contracting for state-funded family planning programs with an organization that provides elective abortions or referrals.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Sarah Roberts (D) on April 28, 2015
To give $150,000 to the Alzheimer’s Association of Michigan for two "enhanced services" pilot programs.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Jeremy Moss (D) on April 28, 2015
To spend $50,000 on a "reflex sympathetic dystrophy/complex regional pain syndrome public education and outreach program".
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on April 28, 2015
Passed 59 to 51 in the House on April 28, 2015.
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The House version of the non-education portion of the state government budget for the fiscal year that begins on Oct. 1, 2015. This would appropriate $37.9 billion, compared to $37.4 billion originally appropriated the previous year. Of this, $17.1 billion comes from state tax, fee and other revenue, compared to $17.6 billion the previous year. The rest of this budget is federal money ($20.8 billion, compared to $19.8 billion the previous year). The education portion of the budget (K-12, community colleges and state universities) is in House Bill 4115. Altogether, the House proposes to spend $53.7 billion next year, vs. $53.2 billion originally appropriated for the current year.
Received in the Senate on April 30, 2015
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on April 30, 2015
Reported in the Senate on October 1, 2015
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on October 1, 2015
To replace the previous "omnibus" budget provisions (which were largely enacted in a different bill) with some modest "supplemental" appropriations for various purposes.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on October 1, 2015
Passed 30 to 5 in the Senate on October 1, 2015.
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To appropriate $7.725 million to settle a lawsuit over injuries sustained in a crash caused by a State Police car chase. Also, to make a $100 "placeholder" appropriation related to the possibility of changing Flint's municipal water supplier back to the Detroit system (which serves most communities in the metropolitan region).
Received in the House on October 1, 2015
Substitute offered by Rep. Al Pscholka (R) on October 14, 2015
To adopt a version of the bill that includes $9.35 miillion to reconnect Flint to the Detroit water system.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on October 14, 2015
Passed 105 to 0 in the House on October 14, 2015.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To appropriate $9.35 million to change Flint's municipal water supplier back to the Detroit system (which serves most communities in the metropolitan region). The bill also appropriates $7.725 million to settle a lawsuit over injuries sustained in a crash caused by a State Police car chase, and smaller amounts for other purposes.
Received in the Senate on October 15, 2015
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 15, 2015

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