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
Reported without amendment
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed in the Senate 26 to 10
Referred to the Committee of the Whole
The amendment passed by voice vote
Passed in the House 69 to 39
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.
Failed in the Senate 0 to 37