Introduced by Sen. Jim Stamas (R) on June 13, 2019
To provide a “template” or “place holder” for a Fiscal Year 2019-2020 “Omnibus” budget funding all state departments. This bill contains no appropriations, but may be amended at a later date to include them. Official Text and Analysis.
To send the bill to the Senate as just a "shell" or "placeholder" budget with no actual appropriations. This is a procedural device used for working out the differences between the House and Senate budgets, and eventually for negotiating a final budget between a Republican-controlled legislature and a Democratic governor.
Received in the House on June 18, 2019
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on June 18, 2019
Reported in the House on September 4, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.