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H Sub for Sub SB 234 - 2007-2008 Department of Labor and Economic Growth Budget - Key Vote

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NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: 2007-2008 Department of Labor and Economic Growth Budget

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (37-1) - (Key vote)

Title: 2007-2008 Department of Labor and Economic Growth Budget

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for the Department of Labor and Economic Growth for fiscal year 2007-2008.

Highlights:
-$1.3 billion to the Department of Labor and Economic Growth (Sec. 101). -$45.4 million to the Office of Financial and Insurance Services (Sec. 103). -$177.3 million to the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (Sec. 106). -$125.4 million to the Bureau of Worker's and Unemployment Compensation (Sec. 109). -$161.2 million for workforce development (Sec. 112). -$5.2 million for career education programs (Sec. 113). -Prohibits state departments and agencies from hiring any new full-time civil service employees or filling any full-time civil service position. The state budget director is permitted to grant exceptions to the hiring freeze (Sec. 205). -Prohibits the use of appropriated funds to purchase foreign goods or services if competitively priced American goods of comparable quality are available: Gives preference to Michigan businesses, especially those owned or operated by veterans, if competitively priced goods and services of comparable quality are available (Sec. 209). -Requires the director to encourage firms with which the department contracts to subcontract with Michigan businesses in depressed and deprived communities (Sec. 210). -Ties funds from general fund/general purpose dollars to the establishment and maintenance of affirmative action programs (Sec. 211). -Restricts the use of state appropriated funds for the out-of-state travel expenses of department employees (Sec. 217).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (82-27) - (Key vote)

Title: 2007-2008 Department of Labor and Economic Growth Budget

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for the Department of Labor and Economic Growth for fiscal year 2007-2008.

Highlights:
-$1.3 billion to the Department of Labor and Economic Growth (Sec. 101). -$45.4 million to the Office of Financial and Insurance Services (Sec. 103). -$177.3 million to the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (Sec. 106). -$125.4 million to the Bureau of Worker's and Unemployment Compensation (Sec. 109). -$161.2 million for workforce development (Sec. 112). -$5.2 million for career education programs (Sec. 113). -Prohibits state departments and agencies from hiring any new full-time civil service employees or filling any full-time civil service position. The state budget director is permitted to grant exceptions to the hiring freeze (Sec. 205). -Prohibits the use of appropriated funds to purchase foreign goods or services if competitively priced American goods of comparable quality are available: Gives preference to Michigan businesses, especially those owned or operated by veterans, if competitively priced goods and services of comparable quality are available (Sec. 209). -Requires the director to encourage firms with which the department contracts to subcontract with Michigan businesses in depressed and deprived communities (Sec. 210). -Ties funds from general fund/general purpose dollars to the establishment and maintenance of affirmative action programs (Sec. 211). -Restricts the use of state appropriated funds for the out-of-state travel expenses of department employees (Sec. 217).
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (Senate) (0-37) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (57-50) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Department of Labor and Economic Growth Appropriations

Sponsors

  • Richard E. Hammel (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
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