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HB 4437 - 2009-2010 Department of Corrections Budget - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Line Item Veto) (Executive) -

Title: 2009-2010 Department of Corrections Budget

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NOTE: THIS BILL WAS SIGNED AFTER A LINE ITEM VETO(S).

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (23-14) - (Key vote)

Title: 2009-2010 Department of Corrections Budget

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for the Department of Corrections for the fiscal year 2009-2010.

Highlights:
-Appropriates $405.84 million for Southeastern region correctional facilities to be allocated as follows (Sec. 109):
    -$67.18 million for the Huron Valley Correctional Complex; -$45.32 million for the Gus Harrison Correctional Facility; -$39.22 million for the Charles E. Egeler Correctional Facility; -$38.84 million for the G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility; -$29.26 million for the Ryan Correctional Facility; -$29.15 million for the Thumb Correctional Facility; -$28.5 million for the Cooper Street Correctional Facility; -$27.46 million for the Macomb Correctional Facility; -$26.38 million for the Parnall Correctional Facility; -$26.31 million for the Mound Correctional Facility; -$21.46 million for Southeastern region administration and support; -$15.85 million for the Maxey/Woodland Center Correctional Facility; and -$10.89 million for the Special Alternative Incarceration Program.
-Appropriates $341.59 million for Southwestern region correctional facilities to be allocated as follows (Sec. 110):
    -$50.43 million for the St. Louis Correctional Facility; -$46.46 million for the Carson City Correctional Facility; -$46.17 million for the Lakeland Correctional Facility; -$45.35 million for the Earnest C. Brooks Correctional Facility; -$36.77 million for the Bellamy Creek Correctional Facility; -$29.58 million for the Ionia Maximum Correctional Facility; -$26.18 million for the Michigan Reformatory; -$23.24 million for the Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility; -$20.71 million for the Pine River Correctional Facility; and -$16.71 million for Southwestern region administration and support.
-Appropriates $314.5 million to Northern region correctional facilities to be allocated as follows (Sec. 108):
    -$47.35 million for the Chippewa Correctional Facility; -$37.63 million for the Marquette Branch Prison; -$35.81 million for the Kinross Correctional Facility; -$33.81 million for the Oaks Correctional Facility; -$31.36 million for the Baraga Maximum Correctional Facility; -$31.18 million for the Saginaw Correctional Facility; -$27.23 million for the Alger Maximum Correctional Facility; -$26.85 million for the Newberry Correctional Facility; -$20.3 million for the Pugsley Correctional Facility; -$19.36 million for the Ojibway Correctional Facility; and -$3.62 million for Northern region administration and support.
-Appropriates $259.65 million for health care, including, but not limited to, the following allocations (Sec. 107):
    -$95.88 million for prisoner health care services; -$93.54 million for the Southeastern region clinical complexes; -$38 million for the Southwestern region clinical complexes; and -$29.48 million for the Northern region clinical complexes.
-Appropriates $206.7 million for field operations administration to be allocated as follows (Sec. 105):
    -$171.94 million for field operations; -$15.63 million for community re-entry centers; -$11.31 million for the electronic monitoring center; -$5.58 million for Parole Board operations; and -$2.24 million for parole/probation services.
-Appropriates $196.32 million for correctional facilities administration, including, but not limited to, the following allocations (Sec. 106):
    -$72.61 million for prison food service; -$45.49 million for the Michigan Department of Community Health for mental health services under the Department of Justice's psychiatric plan; -$32.47 million for the Michigan Prisoner Reentry Initiative Education Program; -$23.35 million for transportation; -$20.36 million for prison industries operations; -$14.62 million for the Michigan Department of Corrections for staff and services under the Department of Justice's psychiatric plan; -$5.7 million for correctional facilities administration; -$4.8 million for prison store operations; -$4.59 million for central records; -$4.43 million for the Inmate Housing Fund; -$3.42 million for education services and federal education grants; and -$1 million for inmate legal services.
-Appropriates $126.88 million for planning and community support, including, but not limited to, the following allocations (Sec. 103):
    -$56.61 million for prisoner reintegration programs; -$19.19 million for substance abuse testing and treatment services; -$18.08 million for residential services; -$16.57 million for the County Jail Reimbursement Program; -$12.76 million for community corrections comprehensive plans and services; -$6.09 million for planning and community development; and -$1.74 million for the Felony Drunk Driving Jail Reduction and Community Treatment Program.
-Appropriates $42.12 million for operations support administration, including, but not limited to, the following allocations (Sec. 104):
    -$14.33 million for worker's compensation; -$6.44 million for the Bureau of Fiscal Management; -$4.8 million for operations support administration; -$4.05 million for prosecutorial and detainer expenses; -$3.55 million for administrative hearings officers; -$2.43 million for equipment and special maintenance; -$2.58 million for the Office of Legal Services; -$2.1 million for rent; and -$1.04 million for internal affairs.
-Appropriates $22.58 million for information technology services and projects (Sec. 111). -Appropriates $14 million for the executive (Sec. 102). -Specifies that the above appropriations include funding for 15,746.1 full-time equated classified positions and 21 full-time equated unclassified positions (Sec. 101). -Specifies that the above appropriations include $42.51 million in cost savings, equaled to an $841 reduction in the Department's cost per prisoner (Secs. 103, 106 & 233). -Establishes a hiring freeze on the state classified civil service, with exceptions being granted by the State Budget Director, provided that Director believes that the freeze will result in any of the following (Sec. 205):
    -Department or agency inability to deliver basic services; -Loss of revenue; -Loss of federal funding; or -Necessary additional expenditures that exceed any savings from maintaining a vacancy.
-Limits out-of-state travel for fiscal year 2009-2010 to situations in which 1 or more of the following conditions apply (Sec. 216):
    -Travel is required by legal mandate or court order; -Travel is for law enforcement purposes; -Travel is necessary to protect the health or safety of Michigan citizens or visitors; -Travel is necessary to produce budgetary savings or increase state revenue, including securing additional federal funds; -Travel is necessary to comply with federal requirements; -Travel is necessary to secure specialized training for staff that is not available within the state; -Travel is financed entirely by federal or nonstate funds; or -If none of the above conditions apply, the State Budget Director has granted an exception.
-Prohibits the use of appropriated funds to purchase foreign goods or services if American goods and services of comparable quality are available and do not cost more than 5 percent greater than foreign goods or services, with preference being given to goods and services that are manufactured or provided by Michigan businesses (Sec. 209).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (85-23) - (Key vote)

Title: 2009-2010 Department of Corrections Budget

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for the Department of Corrections for the fiscal year 2009-2010.

Highlights:
-Appropriates $405.84 million for Southeastern region correctional facilities to be allocated as follows (Sec. 109):
    -$67.18 million for the Huron Valley Correctional Complex; -$45.32 million for the Gus Harrison Correctional Facility; -$39.22 million for the Charles E. Egeler Correctional Facility; -$38.84 million for the G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility; -$29.26 million for the Ryan Correctional Facility; -$29.15 million for the Thumb Correctional Facility; -$28.5 million for the Cooper Street Correctional Facility; -$27.46 million for the Macomb Correctional Facility; -$26.38 million for the Parnall Correctional Facility; -$26.31 million for the Mound Correctional Facility; -$21.46 million for Southeastern region administration and support; -$15.85 million for the Maxey/Woodland Center Correctional Facility; and -$10.89 million for the Special Alternative Incarceration Program.
-Appropriates $341.59 million for Southwestern region correctional facilities to be allocated as follows (Sec. 110):
    -$50.43 million for the St. Louis Correctional Facility; -$46.46 million for the Carson City Correctional Facility; -$46.17 million for the Lakeland Correctional Facility; -$45.35 million for the Earnest C. Brooks Correctional Facility; -$36.77 million for the Bellamy Creek Correctional Facility; -$29.58 million for the Ionia Maximum Correctional Facility; -$26.18 million for the Michigan Reformatory; -$23.24 million for the Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility; -$20.71 million for the Pine River Correctional Facility; and -$16.71 million for Southwestern region administration and support.
-Appropriates $314.5 million to Northern region correctional facilities to be allocated as follows (Sec. 108):
    -$47.35 million for the Chippewa Correctional Facility; -$37.63 million for the Marquette Branch Prison; -$35.81 million for the Kinross Correctional Facility; -$33.81 million for the Oaks Correctional Facility; -$31.36 million for the Baraga Maximum Correctional Facility; -$31.18 million for the Saginaw Correctional Facility; -$27.23 million for the Alger Maximum Correctional Facility; -$26.85 million for the Newberry Correctional Facility; -$20.3 million for the Pugsley Correctional Facility; -$19.36 million for the Ojibway Correctional Facility; and -$3.62 million for Northern region administration and support.
-Appropriates $259.65 million for health care, including, but not limited to, the following allocations (Sec. 107):
    -$95.88 million for prisoner health care services; -$93.54 million for the Southeastern region clinical complexes; -$38 million for the Southwestern region clinical complexes; and -$29.48 million for the Northern region clinical complexes.
-Appropriates $206.7 million for field operations administration to be allocated as follows (Sec. 105):
    -$171.94 million for field operations; -$15.63 million for community re-entry centers; -$11.31 million for the electronic monitoring center; -$5.58 million for Parole Board operations; and -$2.24 million for parole/probation services.
-Appropriates $196.32 million for correctional facilities administration, including, but not limited to, the following allocations (Sec. 106):
    -$72.61 million for prison food service; -$45.49 million for the Michigan Department of Community Health for mental health services under the Department of Justice's psychiatric plan; -$32.47 million for the Michigan Prisoner Reentry Initiative Education Program; -$23.35 million for transportation; -$20.36 million for prison industries operations; -$14.62 million for the Michigan Department of Corrections for staff and services under the Department of Justice's psychiatric plan; -$5.7 million for correctional facilities administration; -$4.8 million for prison store operations; -$4.59 million for central records; -$4.43 million for the Inmate Housing Fund; -$3.42 million for education services and federal education grants; and -$1 million for inmate legal services.
-Appropriates $126.88 million for planning and community support, including, but not limited to, the following allocations (Sec. 103):
    -$56.61 million for prisoner reintegration programs; -$19.19 million for substance abuse testing and treatment services; -$18.08 million for residential services; -$16.57 million for the County Jail Reimbursement Program; -$12.76 million for community corrections comprehensive plans and services; -$6.09 million for planning and community development; and -$1.74 million for the Felony Drunk Driving Jail Reduction and Community Treatment Program.
-Appropriates $42.12 million for operations support administration, including, but not limited to, the following allocations (Sec. 104):
    -$14.33 million for worker's compensation; -$6.44 million for the Bureau of Fiscal Management; -$4.8 million for operations support administration; -$4.05 million for prosecutorial and detainer expenses; -$3.55 million for administrative hearings officers; -$2.43 million for equipment and special maintenance; -$2.58 million for the Office of Legal Services; -$2.1 million for rent; and -$1.04 million for internal affairs.
-Appropriates $22.58 million for information technology services and projects (Sec. 111). -Appropriates $14 million for the executive (Sec. 102). -Specifies that the above appropriations include funding for 15,746.1 full-time equated classified positions and 21 full-time equated unclassified positions (Sec. 101). -Specifies that the above appropriations include $42.51 million in cost savings, equaled to an $841 reduction in the Department's cost per prisoner (Secs. 103, 106 & 233). -Establishes a hiring freeze on the state classified civil service, with exceptions being granted by the State Budget Director, provided that Director believes that the freeze will result in any of the following (Sec. 205):
    -Department or agency inability to deliver basic services; -Loss of revenue; -Loss of federal funding; or -Necessary additional expenditures that exceed any savings from maintaining a vacancy.
-Limits out-of-state travel for fiscal year 2009-2010 to situations in which 1 or more of the following conditions apply (Sec. 216):
    -Travel is required by legal mandate or court order; -Travel is for law enforcement purposes; -Travel is necessary to protect the health or safety of Michigan citizens or visitors; -Travel is necessary to produce budgetary savings or increase state revenue, including securing additional federal funds; -Travel is necessary to comply with federal requirements; -Travel is necessary to secure specialized training for staff that is not available within the state; -Travel is financed entirely by federal or nonstate funds; or -If none of the above conditions apply, the State Budget Director has granted an exception.
-Prohibits the use of appropriated funds to purchase foreign goods or services if American goods and services of comparable quality are available and do not cost more than 5 percent greater than foreign goods or services, with preference being given to goods and services that are manufactured or provided by Michigan businesses (Sec. 209).
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) (0-109) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (20-16) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (63-47) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: 2009-2010 Department of Corrections Budget

Sponsors

  • Alma Wheeler Smith (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
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