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2014 Senate Bill 773: Appropriations: Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Introduced by Sen. Patrick Colbeck (R) on February 11, 2014
To provide a “template” or “place holder” for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Department of Military and Veterans Affairs 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 April 30, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on April 30, 2014
Amendment offered by Sen. Vincent Gregory (D) on April 30, 2014
To prohibit awarding DMV contracts to a company or other private entity with a record of willful noncompliance with any relevant federal, state, or local statute or regulation, including payment of taxes or other payments owed to a public entity.
The amendment failed 15 to 22 in the Senate on April 30, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Amendment offered by Sen. Vincent Gregory (D) on April 30, 2014
To require companies with DMV contracts to give the department a copy of records and files related to the performance of the governmental function, and establish that these would be public records.
The amendment failed 14 to 23 in the Senate on April 30, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
The Senate version of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs budget for the fiscal year that begins on Oct. 1, 2014. This would appropriate $167.2 million in gross spending, compared to $166.3 million the previous year. Of this, $90.3 million is from federal funds.
Received in the House on April 30, 2014
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on April 30, 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.
Received in the Senate on May 20, 2014
Received in the Senate on June 12, 2014
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on June 12, 2014

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