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SB 2688 - Restoring 2009-2010 Budget Cuts - Key Vote

Mississippi Key Votes

Alan Nunnelee Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Legislation.

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Legislation - Veto Override Failed (Senate) (30-21) -
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NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF MEMBERS ELECTED IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Restoring 2009-2010 Budget Cuts

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (26-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Restoring 2009-2010 Budget Cuts

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that transfers funds to the Budget Contingency Fund to restore certain amounts that were previously cut from the fiscal year 2010 budget.

Highlights:
-Transfers $79 million to the Budget Contingency Fund during fiscal year 2010 from the following funds (Sec. 1):
    -$69 million from the Health Care Expendable Fund; -$5 million from the Public Service Commission; and -$5 million from the Mississippi Adequate Education Program.
-Transfers the aforementioned $79 million from the Budget Contingency Fund to the following (Sec. 1):
    -$33.91 million to the Mississippi Adequate Education Program; -$7.1 million to Department of Finance and Administration for property insurance; -$4 million to the Department of Mental Health; -$4 million to community and junior colleges; -$3.3 million to the Department of Finance and Administration for cost allocation due to the federal government; -$3 million to the Department of Human Services; -$2.47 million to universities for student financial aid; -$2.13 million to Institutions of Higher Learning for Ayers funding; -$2 million to universities for general support; -$2 million to the State Department of Health; -$2 million to the University of Mississippi Medical Center; -$1.93 million to the Department of Education for National Board Certification; -$1.41 million to District attorneys and staff; -$1.28 million to the Attorney General for judgments and settlements; -$1.17 million to the Veterans' Affairs Board; -$1.07 million to the Department of Education for Chickasaw Cession counties; -$1 million to the Department of Corrections; -$1 million to the State Tax Commission; -$765,198 to the Department of Public Safety for the Highway Safety Patrol Division; -$732,182 to Mississippi State University for Cooperative Extension Service; -$611,782 to the Department of Education for general education programs; -$590,141 to Mississippi State University for the Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station; -$385,784 to Mississippi State University for the College of Veterinary Medicine; -$293,432 to the Library Commission; -$200,000 to the Department of Rehabilitation Services; -$195,621 to the Authority for Educational Television; -$148,061 to Mississippi State University for the Forest and Wildlife Research Center; -$139,384 to Alcorn State University for agricultural programs; -$69,947 to the Department of Public Safety for the Bureau of Narcotics; -$61,856 to the Military Department; and -$45,421 to the Department of Public Safety for the Crime Laboratory.
-Transfers $900,000 from the Drug Court Fund and $800,000 from the Youth Court Support Fund (for a total of $1.7 million) to the Budget Contingency Fund during fiscal year 2010 (Sec. 2). -Transfers the aforementioned $1.7 million from the Budget Contingency Fund to the following (Sec. 2):
    -$929,000 to trial judges; -$567,300 to the Supreme Court; and -$203,700 to the Court of Appeals.
-Transfers $1 million from the Mississippi Adequate Education Program budget to the School District Emergency Assistance Fund during fiscal year 2010 (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Failed (Senate) (22-26) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (106-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Restoring 2009-2010 Budget Cuts

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that transfers funds to the Budget Contingency Fund to restore certain amounts that were previously cut from the fiscal year 2010 budget.

Highlights:
-Transfers $79 million to the Budget Contingency Fund during fiscal year 2010 from the following funds (Sec. 1):
    -$69 million from the Health Care Expendable Fund; -$5 million from the Public Service Commission; and -$5 million from the Mississippi Adequate Education Program.
-Transfers the aforementioned $79 million from the Budget Contingency Fund to the following (Sec. 1):
    -$33.91 million to the Mississippi Adequate Education Program; -$7.1 million to Department of Finance and Administration for property insurance; -$4 million to the Department of Mental Health; -$4 million to community and junior colleges; -$3.3 million to the Department of Finance and Administration for cost allocation due to the federal government; -$3 million to the Department of Human Services; -$2.47 million to universities for student financial aid; -$2.13 million to Institutions of Higher Learning for Ayers funding; -$2 million to universities for general support; -$2 million to the State Department of Health; -$2 million to the University of Mississippi Medical Center; -$1.93 million to the Department of Education for National Board Certification; -$1.41 million to District attorneys and staff; -$1.28 million to the Attorney General for judgments and settlements; -$1.17 million to the Veterans' Affairs Board; -$1.07 million to the Department of Education for Chickasaw Cession counties; -$1 million to the Department of Corrections; -$1 million to the State Tax Commission; -$765,198 to the Department of Public Safety for the Highway Safety Patrol Division; -$732,182 to Mississippi State University for Cooperative Extension Service; -$611,782 to the Department of Education for general education programs; -$590,141 to Mississippi State University for the Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station; -$385,784 to Mississippi State University for the College of Veterinary Medicine; -$293,432 to the Library Commission; -$200,000 to the Department of Rehabilitation Services; -$195,621 to the Authority for Educational Television; -$148,061 to Mississippi State University for the Forest and Wildlife Research Center; -$139,384 to Alcorn State University for agricultural programs; -$69,947 to the Department of Public Safety for the Bureau of Narcotics; -$61,856 to the Military Department; and -$45,421 to the Department of Public Safety for the Crime Laboratory.
-Transfers $900,000 from the Drug Court Fund and $800,000 from the Youth Court Support Fund (for a total of $1.7 million) to the Budget Contingency Fund during fiscal year 2010 (Sec. 2). -Transfers the aforementioned $1.7 million from the Budget Contingency Fund to the following (Sec. 2):
    -$929,000 to trial judges; -$567,300 to the Supreme Court; and -$203,700 to the Court of Appeals.
-Transfers $1 million from the Mississippi Adequate Education Program budget to the School District Emergency Assistance Fund during fiscal year 2010 (Sec. 3).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (49-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Restoring 2009-2010 Budget Cuts

Sponsors

  • Patrick Alan Nunnelee (MS - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Robert M. 'Bob' Dearing (MS - D) (Out Of Office)
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