Introduced by Sen. Darwin Booher (R) on February 11, 2014
To provide a “template” or “place holder” for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Community Colleges budget. This bill contains no appropriations, but may be amended at a later date to include them. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on February 11, 2014
Reported in the Senate on April 29, 2014
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on May 6, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 6, 2014
Amendment offered by Sen. Glenn Anderson (D) on May 6, 2014
To not use any money from the state School Aid Fund in this budget, but only money from the state general fund.
The Senate version of the community colleges budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1, 2014. This would appropriate $371.5 million in gross spending, compared to $335.9 million the previous year. The Senate did not adopt a 3.2 percent cap on tuition increases recommended by Gov. Rick Snyder.
Received in the House on May 6, 2014
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on May 6, 2014
Substitute offered by Rep. Joseph Haveman (R) on May 14, 2014
To adopt a version of the budget that contains no appropriations, but is instead intended to launch negotiations to work out the differences between the House and Senate budgets.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 14, 2014
To send the bill back to the Senate "stripped" of all actual appropriations. This vote is basically a procedural method of launching negotiations to work out the differences between the House and Senate budgets.