2015 Senate Bill 70

Extend, expand college job training subsidies to some employers

Introduced in the Senate

Jan. 29, 2015

Introduced by Sen. Peter MacGregor (R-28)

To make permanent a program authorized by a <a href="http://www.michiganvotes.org/2008-SB-1342">2008 law</a> that allows community colleges statewide borrow up $50 million to provide job training subsidies particular employers, and earmark certain future state income tax collections to repay the debt. Senate Bill 71 would eliminate the $50 million cap on these subsidies.

Referred to the Committee on Education

Feb. 18, 2015

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

Feb. 24, 2015

Amendment offered

To remove an effective date provision.

The amendment passed by voice vote

Feb. 25, 2015

Passed in the Senate 37 to 0 (details)

Received in the House

Feb. 25, 2015

Referred to the Committee on Appropriations