2016 Senate Bill 801

Senate Roll Call 240: Passed

The Senate version of the K-12 school aid, community college and university budgets for the fiscal year that begins Oct 1, 2016. A separate Senate budget authorizes the rest of state government spending (Senate Bill 800). This bill would appropriate a total of $16.106 billion, of which $1.919 billion is federal money. Of this total, $14.107 billion would go to K-12 public education, compared to $13.896 billion the prior year. It also appropriates $1.600 billion for state universities, compared to $1.535 billion the prior year. Community colleges would get $399 million, vs. $388 million the prior year.

23 Yeas / 13 Nays
Republican (23 Yeas / 4 Nays)
Democrat (0 Yeas / 9 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (1)