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2019 Senate Bill 137: Appropriations: Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy

Public Act 57 of 2019

Introduced by Sen. Jon Bumstead R-Fremont on February 28, 2019
To provide a “template” or “place holder” for the Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget for the Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (formerly the Department of Environmental Quality). 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 by Sen. Mallory McMorrow D-Royal Oak on May 15, 2019
To add $12.5 million for public and private lead service line replacement, and support of local education efforts.
The amendment failed 16 to 22 in the Senate on May 15, 2019.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Amendment offered by Sen. Jeremy Moss D-Southfield on May 15, 2019
To add $2 million to assist Southfield residents with failing septic systems to get onto a city sewer system.
The amendment failed 16 to 21 in the Senate on May 15, 2019.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
The Senate version of the Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1, 2019. This would appropriate $598.2 million in gross spending. Of this, $160.9 million is federal money, and the rest is from state and local taxes and fees.
Received in the House on May 15, 2019
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on May 15, 2019
Reported in the House on June 19, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
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.
Received in the Senate on June 20, 2019
Received in the Senate on September 24, 2019
The House-Senate conference report for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020 Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy budget. This would appropriate $616.1 million, of which $120 million is new money for "drinking water protection and innovation initiatives," and $175.2 million is federal money.
Received in the House on September 24, 2019
Signed with line-item veto by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on September 29, 2019
Received in the Senate on October 2, 2019

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