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2019 Senate Bill 140: Appropriations: Higher Education
Introduced by Sen. Kim LaSata R-Bainbridge Township on February 28, 2019
To provide a “template” or “place holder” for the Fiscal Year 2019-20 Higher 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 Senate Appropriations Committee on February 28, 2019
Reported in the Senate on May 7, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on May 14, 2019
To slightly increase the state grant amounts to each university.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 14, 2019
Substitute offered by Sen. Curtis Hertel, Jr. D-East Lansing on May 15, 2019
To adopt a version of the budget that includes the larger increases proposed by Gov. Whitmer to each university's state funding.
The substitute failed 16 to 22 in the Senate on May 15, 2019.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
The Senate version of the higher education budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, 2019. This would appropriate $1.693 billion in gross spending, of which $128 million is federal money.
Received in the House on May 15, 2019
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on May 15, 2019