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2016 Senate Bill 793: Appropriations: Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Introduced by Sen. Marty Knollenberg R-Troy on February 16, 2016
To provide a “template” or “place holder” for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs 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 26, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
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.
Received in the House on May 10, 2016
Referred to the House on May 10, 2016
Amendment offered by Rep. Al Pscholka R-Stevensville on May 10, 2016
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The amendment passed by voice vote in 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.