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2004 House Bill 5521: Appropriations: 2005 Department of Labor and Economic Growth

Public Act 354 of 2004

Introduced by Rep. Marc Shulman (R) on February 11, 2004
To provide a "template" or "place holder" for a Fiscal Year 2004-2005 Department of Labor and Economic Growth. This bill contains no appropriations, but may be amended at a later date to include them. Note: This new department was formerly known as the Department of Consumer and Industry Services, and consolidated various functions of the Departments of Community Health, Environmental Quality, Management and Budget, State Police, Transportation, Treasury, the Family Independence Agency, and the Michigan Strategic Fund ("Jobs Commission"). It also assumed the functions of the Department of Career Development, which was eliminated.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on February 11, 2004
Reported in the House on March 25, 2004
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on March 30, 2004
To replace the executive proposal for this budget, contained in House Bill 5611, with a budget that expresses policy differences between the Republican-majority in the House and Governor Jennifer Granholm on certain spending items and funding sources. See House-passed version for major features, and House Fiscal Agency analysis for detailed analysis (the “Text and Analysis” at the top of this bill’s MichiganVotes.org page is a link to this).
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on March 30, 2004
Amendment offered by Rep. Jack Minore (D) on March 30, 2004
To strip out a provision which prohibits the department from spending money to develop “ergonomics” regulations that would be imposed on Michigan workplaces.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 30, 2004
Amendment offered by Rep. Mike Nofs (R) on March 30, 2004
To cut a $500,000 state subsidy to pre-college engineering programs for gifted students in the Detroit and Grand Rapids area.
The amendment failed 37 to 70 in the House on March 30, 2004.
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Passed 97 to 10 in the House on March 30, 2004.
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The House version of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2004-2005 Department of Labor and Economic Growth. This appropriates $1.218 billion in adjusted gross spending (funded from all sources, including special state restricted fund and federal pass-through dollars, minus interdepartmental transfers). (Note: Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s proposed budget for this department is House Bill 5611.) Of this, $108.8 million will come from the general fund (funded by actual state tax revenues). The House version authorizes approximately the same level of spending as the governor recommended. Much more information on Michigan’s budget is available at Hot Topics: Michigan’s Budget Challenge at www.mackinac.org/4964.
Received in the Senate on March 31, 2004
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on March 31, 2004
Reported in the Senate on June 1, 2004
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on June 1, 2004
To replace the House version of this budget with a Senate version which expresses policy differences between the bodies on certain spending items. See Senate-passed version for details.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 1, 2004
Amendment offered by Sen. Martha G. Scott (D) on June 1, 2004
To allow "Work First" (welfare) participants to substitute volunteer work in early childhood development programs for the work and education requirements of welfare reform.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 1, 2004
Amendment offered by Sen. Michael Prusi (D) on June 1, 2004
To strip out a provision prohibiting out-of-state travel by department employees unless it is necessary to perform activities related to the regulation of businesses headquartered in other states.
The amendment failed 16 to 22 in the Senate on June 1, 2004.
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Passed 37 to 1 in the Senate on June 1, 2004.
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The Senate version of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2004-2005 Department of Labor and Economic Growth. This appropriates $1.244 billion in adjusted gross spending (funded from all sources, including special state restricted fund and federal pass-through dollars, minus interdepartmental transfers). (Note: Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s proposed budget for this department is House Bill 5611.) Of this, $110.8 million will come from the general fund (funded by actual state tax revenues). The Senate version authorizes approximately $26 million more in gross spending than the governor recommended, and $2 million more in general fund spending. Much more information on Michigan’s budget is available at Hot Topics: Michigan’s Budget Challenge at www.mackinac.org/4964.
Received in the House on June 3, 2004
Received in the Senate on June 10, 2004
Passed 33 to 1 in the Senate on September 9, 2004.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
The House-Senate conference report for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2004-2005 Department of Labor and Economic Growth. This appropriates $1.241 billion in total gross spending. Of this, $94.5 million will come from the general fund (funded by actual state tax revenues). Among (many) other things, this final version adds $15 million for "Technology Tri-Corridor" corporate subsidies, making the total for this line item $30 million.
Received in the House on June 10, 2004
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on September 30, 2004

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