2016 House Bill 5383

House Roll Call 389: Passed

To earmark $72 million annually in annual tobacco lawsuit revenue to cover debt service on $467 million in Detroit school district debt (on top of $50 million delivered earlier by House Bill 5296), plus $150 million for "transition costs" as the district executes the new governance structure authorized by House Bill 5384. The bill authorizes a total of $617 million in tobacco company revenue for the district, money which is currently used for Medicaid and other state spending.

57 Yeas / 51 Nays
Republican (56 Yeas / 7 Nays)
Democrat (1 Yea / 44 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (1)