2018 House Bill 5579

House Roll Call 245: Passed

The House version of the K-12 school aid, community college and university budgets for the fiscal year that begins Oct 1, 2018. A separate budget bill authorizes the rest of state government spending (House Bill 5278). This bill would appropriate a total of $16.881 billion, of which $1.844 billion is federal money. Of this total, $14.823 billion would go to K-12 public education, compared to $14.580 billion approved last year. Another $1.650 billion is for state universities, compared to $1.629 billion the prior year. Community colleges would get $408 million, up from $399 million last year.

71 Yeas / 36 Nays
Republican (60 Yeas / 3 Nays)
Democrat (11 Yeas / 33 Nays)
Excused or Not Voting (2)