Introduced by Sen. Wayne Schmidt (R) on February 2, 2021
To provide a template or "place holder" for a potential supplemental Department of Education budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. 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 2, 2021
Reported in the Senate on May 6, 2021
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. Rosemary Bayer (D) on May 11, 2021
To direct spending to "implement a training program to provide resources and programming to pupils in grades 9 to 12 who are interested in a career in teaching and who are members of groups that are underrepresented in the teaching profession".
The Senate version of a Department of Education budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year that begins Oct. 1, 2021. This would appropriate $530.2 million in gross spending, of which, $421.3 million is federal money, and the rest is from state and local taxes and fees.
Received in the House on May 13, 2021
Substitute offered by Rep. Thomas Albert (R) on May 19, 2021
To adopt a substitute version that zeroes-out the appropriations and leaves the bill a "placeholder" to be used to authorize additional spending late.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 19, 2021
To use the bill a a “placeholder” for potential supplemental appropriations to be determined later.
Received in the Senate on June 10, 2021
To appropriate $1 billion in state tax and other revenue to the new corporate subsidy programs authorized by House Bill 5603 and Senate Bills 769 and 771, plus $409 million federal dollars for relief payments to businesses "afflicted" by the coronavirus epidemic and government responses to it.