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2021 House Bill 4411: Authorize “omnibus education” budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year

Public Act 48 of 2021

Introduced by Rep. Brad Paquette (R) on March 2, 2021
To provide a template or "place holder" for a potential fiscal year 2021-22 higher education, community college, and K-12 school aid budget. This bill contains nominal appropriations only, but may be amended at a later date to replace them with real ones.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on March 2, 2021
To appropriate $16.742 billion for K-12 public schools in the 2021-22 fiscal year, of which $1.943 billion is federal money. The budget would raise the per-pupil state target "foundation" allowance to $8,700, which would be the first time since voters authorized the complex distribution formula in the 1994 Proposal A school funding initiative that its goal of equalizing the target funding level between all of the Michigan's 537 conventional public school districts.
Substitute offered by Rep. Mary Whiteford (R) on June 24, 2021
To adopt a version of the bill with actual appropriations.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 24, 2021
Amendment offered by Rep. Mark Tisdel (R) on June 24, 2021
To increase the amount of federal dollars in many areas of the bill, essentially appropriating now the entire amount available rather spending some now and some later.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 24, 2021
Amendment offered by Rep. Cynthia R Neeley (D) on June 24, 2021
To add $1 million for a certain preschool program in a certain school district.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 24, 2021
Amendment offered by Rep. Jewell Jones (D) on June 24, 2021
To appropriate $25.5 million to pay off the debt incurred by certain dissolved school districts (which likely means the former Buena Vista and/or Inkster districts).
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 24, 2021
Amendment offered by Rep. Terry Sabo (D) on June 24, 2021
To repeal a provision of current law that prohibits school districts from automatically deducting union dues from employee compensation. Doing so without an employees permission was declared an unconstitutional violation of the First Amendment rights of government employees by the 2018 U.S. Supreme Court's Janus ruling.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 24, 2021
Amendment offered by Rep. Mary Whiteford (R) on June 24, 2021
To reduce from $2.5 million to $1.5 million a section that would revise certain efforts to streamline school reporting requirements and adopt information technology systems that facilitate this.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 24, 2021
Amendment offered by Rep. Annette Glenn (R) on June 24, 2021
To increase the line item intended to equalize school foundation allowance grants.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 24, 2021
To appropriate $16.742 billion for K-12 public schools in the 2021-22 fiscal year, of which $1.943 billion is federal money. The budget would raise the per-pupil state target "foundation allowance" to $8,700. This would be the first year since voters authorized this complex distribution formula in the 1994 Proposal A school funding initiative that its goal was reached of equalizing the amount between all of Michigan's 537 conventional public school districts.
Received in the Senate on June 30, 2021
Referred to the Senate on June 30, 2021
Amendment offered in the Senate on June 30, 2021
To add more money and revise allocation details for special education.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 30, 2021
To appropriate $17.134 billion for K-12 public schools in the 2021-22 fiscal year, of which $1.943 billion is federal money. The budget would raise the per-pupil state target "foundation allowance" to $8,700. This would be the first year since voters authorized this complex distribution formula in the 1994 Proposal A school funding initiative that its goal was reached of equalizing the amount between all of Michigan's 537 conventional public school districts.
Received in the House on June 30, 2021
To concur with the Senate-passed version of this budget, which increases the total appropriate to $17.134 billion for public schools in the 2021-22 fiscal year, of which $1.943 billion is federal money.
Received in the House on July 21, 2021
Motion by Rep. Ben Frederick (R) on July 21, 2021
To reconsider the vote by which the House did not pass the disapproved item.
The motion passed by voice vote in the House on July 21, 2021
Received in the House on July 21, 2021
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on July 21, 2021
Signed with line-item veto by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on July 21, 2021

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