Introduced by Sen. Tom Barrett (R) on February 28, 2019
To provide a “template” or “place holder” for the Fiscal Year 2019-20 State Police 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-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on May 14, 2019
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 14, 2019
To send the bill back to the Senate as just a "shell" or "placeholder" budget with no actual appropriations. 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 2019-2020 State Police budget. This would appropriate $728.9 million in gross spending, compared to $716.4 million enrolled the previous year. Of this, $75.7 million is federal money.