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Key Votes

HB 1001 - Operating Budget - Key Vote

Indiana Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Operating Budget

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (51-49) - (Key vote)

Title: Operating Budget

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that makes appropriations for the biennium budget.

Highlights:
- $26.1 billion total appropriations for the biennium. - $13.5 billion to education spending, including $92 million for full-day kindergarten and $82 for testing and remedial education (sec. 9). - Establishes a pre-kindergarten grant program (sec. 62). - Increases Medicaid funding to $1.6 billion in the 2008 fiscal year and $1.7 billion in the 2009 fiscal year (sec. 8). - Increases the tax on the distribution of other tobacco products (OTPs) from 18 percent to 24 percent, and mandates that 25 percent of the tax revenue be deposited into the Affordable Housing and Community Development Fund (AHCDF) (sec. 201).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (41-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Operating Budget

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that makes appropriations for the biennium budget.

Highlights:
- $26.1 billion total appropriations for the biennium. - $13.5 billion to education spending, including $92 million for full-day kindergarten and $82 for testing and remedial education (sec. 9). - Establishes a pre-kindergarten grant program (sec. 62). - Increases Medicaid funding to $1.6 billion in the 2008 fiscal year and $1.7 billion in the 2009 fiscal year (sec. 8). - Increases the tax on the distribution of other tobacco products (OTPs) from 18 percent to 24 percent, and mandates that 25 percent of the tax revenue be deposited into the Affordable Housing and Community Development Fund (AHCDF) (sec. 201).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (36-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Operating Budget

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that makes appropriations for the biennium budget.

Highlights:
- $26 billion total appropriations for the biennium. - $16.3 billion to education spending, including $92 million for full-day kindergarten (sec. 9). - Provides a 35 percent tax credit on donations to scholarship granting organizations (sec. 48). - Increases Medicaid funding to $1.6 billion in the 2008 fiscal year and $1.7 billion in the 2009 fiscal year (sec. 8). - Forbids public funds from being used to fund embryonic stem cell research (sec. 44). - $1.3 billion to property tax reduction and homestead credits (sec. 10).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (51-48) - (Key vote)

Title: Operating Budget

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that makes appropriations for the biennium budget.

Highlights:
- $25.7 billion total appropriations for the biennium. - $13.5 billion to education spending, including $16.1 milion for full-day kindergarten, $61.8 million for remedial education, and $3.9 billion for tuition support (sec. 9). - Limits tuition increases for state higher education institutions after June 30, 2007 for any two-year period to no more than the percentage increase in the Indiana median family income over the previous five years (sec. 66). - Establishes a pre-kindergarten grant program (sec. 81). - Maintains Medicaid funding at $1.5 billion per year [sec.8 (a)]. -Freezes county family and children property tax levels at either the 2005 or 2007 amount, whichever is less (sec. 10). -Makes a one-time appropriation of funds from the state general fund to the counties to help pay off child welfare debts and further lower child welfare levies (sec. 166).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Operating Budget

Sponsors

  • William A. 'Bill' Crawford (IN - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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