2016 Senate Bill 790

Appropriations: Higher Education

Introduced in the Senate

Feb. 16, 2016

Introduced by Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker (R-26)

To provide a “template” or “place holder” for the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Higher Education budget. This bill contains no appropriations, but may be amended at a later date to include them.

Referred to the Committee on Appropriations

April 20, 2016

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

May 5, 2016

Passed in the Senate 26 to 10 (details)

Received in the House

May 10, 2016

Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Amendment offered by Rep. Al Pscholka (R-79)

The amendment passed by voice vote

Passed in the House 69 to 39 (details)

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 Senate

May 17, 2016

Failed in the Senate 0 to 37 (details)