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2016 Senate Bill 792: Appropriations: Judiciary budget
Introduced by Sen. John Proos R-Saint Joseph on February 16, 2016
To provide a “template” or “place holder” for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Judiciary budget. 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 February 16, 2016
Reported in the Senate on April 19, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on May 10, 2016
To adopt a "placeholder" version of this budget that contains no appropriations or just nominal ones. This is a procedural step designed to facilitate eventual passage of a real budget based on amounts and conditions approved by the House and Senate.
Referred to the House on May 10, 2016
Received in the Senate on May 17, 2016
To approve the House "placeholder" version of the bill. This vote is basically a procedural method of launching negotiations to work out the differences between the House and Senate budgets.