Introduced by Sen. John Proos R-St. Joseph on February 11, 2014
To provide a “template” or “place holder” for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Department of Corrections 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 11, 2014
Reported in the Senate on April 29, 2014
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on May 8, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 8, 2014
Amendment offered by Sen. Glenn Anderson D-Westland on May 8, 2014
To prohibit the Department of Corrections from outsourcing prison services to a company that has a "record of substantial or repeated willful noncompliance with any relevant federal, state, or local statute or regulation, including payment of taxes or other payments owed to a public entity".
The Senate version of the Department of Corrections budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1, 2014. This would appropriate $2.025 billion in gross spending, essentially the same amount as the current year. Of this, just $4.8 million is federal money, and the rest is from state taxes and fees.
Received in the House on May 8, 2014
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on May 8, 2014
Substitute offered by Rep. Joseph Haveman R-Holland on May 14, 2014
To adopt a version of the budget that contains no appropriations, but is instead intended to launch negotiations to work out the differences between the House and Senate budgets.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 14, 2014
To send the bill back to the Senate "stripped" of all actual appropriations. This vote is basically a procedural method of launching negotiations to work out the differences between the House and Senate budgets.