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2016 Senate Bill 823: Appropriations: 2016-2017 “omnibus” budget
Introduced by Sen. Dave Hildenbrand R-Lowell on March 1, 2016
To authorize an “omnibus” state government budget for the fiscal year that begins on Oct. 1, 2016, except for education spending. This would appropriate $38.711 billion for all state departments, compared to $38.623 billion the previous year. Of this, $20.596 billion is federal money. Senate Bill 824 would appropriate money for public schools, colleges and universities. Spending in both bills comes to $54.891 billion next year (or slightly less when adjusted to reflect interdepartmental transfers), compared to $54.443 originally authorized for the current year, of which $20.597 billion is federal money.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on March 1, 2016