2016 Senate Bill 792

Appropriations: Judiciary budget

Introduced in the Senate

Feb. 16, 2016

Introduced by Sen. John Proos (R-21)

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

Referred to the Committee on Appropriations

April 19, 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 27 to 8 (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 House

May 10, 2016

Referred to the Committee of the Whole

Passed in the House 70 to 38 (details)

Received in the Senate

May 17, 2016

Failed in the Senate 0 to 37 (details)

To approve the House "placeholder" version of the bill. This vote is basically a procedural method of launching negotiations to work out the differences between the House and Senate budgets.