Introduced by Rep. Aaron Miller R-Sturgis on February 26, 2019
To provide a “template” or “place holder” for the Fiscal Year 2019-20 Department of Education budget. This bill contains no appropriations, but may be amended at a later date to include them. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on February 26, 2019
Reported in the House on May 14, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Kristy Pagan D-Canton on June 13, 2019
To add $250,000 to buy more automated external defibrillators for schools.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 13, 2019
The House version of the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Department of Education budget. This would appropriate $404.2 million in gross spending. Of this, $300.7 million is federal money, and the rest is from state and local taxes and fees.
To "zero-out" all of the appropriations in the House-passed version of this budget, leaving it as just a "shell" or "placeholder." This is a procedural device used for launching negotiations over the differences between the House and Senate budgets, and eventually for negotiating a final budget between a Republican-controlled legislature and a Democratic governor.
The House-Senate conference report for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020 Department of Education budget. This would appropriate $419.7 million in gross spending, compared to $400.8 million enrolled the previous year. Most of this budget, $315.3 million, is federal money.