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2014 Senate Bill 775: Appropriations: K-12 School Aid budget
Introduced by Sen. Howard Walker (R) on February 11, 2014
To provide a “template” or “place holder” for a Fiscal Year 2014-2015 K-12 School Aid 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. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on May 8, 2014
To increase spending to schools with a high proportion of lower income students, and give school districts more money to cover their portion of annual pension fund contributions.
The amendment failed 16 to 22 in the Senate on May 8, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on May 8, 2014
To give extra money to school districts with declining enrollment.
The amendment failed 13 to 25 in the Senate on May 8, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on May 8, 2014
To cut the amount allocated to online "cyberschools".
The amendment failed 16 to 22 in the Senate on May 8, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on May 8, 2014
To mandate that a charter school management company contracted to manage the schools in a fiscally failed school district (Muskegon Heights) and was unable to fully execute the terms of the contract to repay the management fees it collected.
The amendment failed 16 to 22 in the Senate on May 8, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Amendment offered by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on May 8, 2014
To require school districts to include in reports they must file information about all individual credit cards the district uses, and the costs of reimbursed out-of-state travel by administrators.
The amendment passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on May 8, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Amendment offered by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on May 8, 2014
To revise many of the provisions of the school budget in ways that would in general replace the spending and policy preferences of the Republican majority with those of the Democratic minority.
The amendment failed 14 to 24 in the Senate on May 8, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
The Senate version of the K-12 school aid budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct 1, 2014. It would appropriate $13.73 billion for K-12 public schools, compared to $13.36 billion originally appropriated for the prior year.
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) 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.
Received in the Senate on May 20, 2014
Received in the Senate on June 12, 2014
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on June 12, 2014

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