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S Sub for Sub HB 4348 - 2007-2008 Department of Corrections 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 Corrections Budget

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (35-3) - (Key vote)

Title: 2007-2008 Department of Corrections Budget

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for the Department of Corrections for fiscal year 2007-2008.

Highlights:
-$2.1 billion in state and federal funds to the Department of Corrections (Sec. 101). -$231.9 million in state and federal funds to the correctional facilities administration (Sec. 106). -$234.2 million in state funds for Department of Corrections health care (Sec. 108). -$103 million in state and federal funds for planning and community support, including $33.2 million for prisoner reintegration programs, $20 million for substance abuse testing and treatment services, and $2.1 million to the felony drunk driver jail reduction and community treatment program (Sec. 103). -Prohibits the privatization of any service or activity currently provided by state employees unless the Department of Corrections issues a preprivatization cost-benefit analysis to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees 14 days in advance, and proves a cost savings of five percent of the costs of continuing to rely on state employees (Sec. 207a). -Prohibits state departments and agencies from hiring any new full-time civil service employees or filling any vacant full-time civil service position. The state budget director is permitted to grant exceptions to the hiring freeze (Sec. 205). -Requires the Department of Corrections provide a plan to reduce recidivism rates among prisoners released from correctional facilities to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees by January 31, 2008 (Sec. 408). -Prohibits the use of appropriated funds for the purchase of foreign goods and services when competitively priced American goods and services of comparable quality are available. Gives preference to Michigan businesses, especially those owned or operated by veterans, if the produced goods are competitively priced and of comparable quality (Sec. 209). -Restricts the use of state appropriated funds for the out-of-state travel of state employees (Sec. 216).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (64-45) - (Key vote)

Title: 2007-2008 Department of Corrections Budget

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for the Department of Corrections for fiscal year 2007-2008.

Highlights:
-$2.1 billion in state and federal funds to the Department of Corrections (Sec. 101). -$231.9 million in state and federal funds to the correctional facilities administration (Sec. 106). -$234.2 million in state funds for Department of Corrections health care (Sec. 108). -$103 million in state and federal funds for planning and community support, including $33.2 million for prisoner reintegration programs, $20 million for substance abuse testing and treatment services, and $2.1 million to the felony drunk driver jail reduction and community treatment program (Sec. 103). -Prohibits the privatization of any service or activity currently provided by state employees unless the Department of Corrections issues a preprivatization cost-benefit analysis to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees 14 days in advance, and proves a cost savings of five percent of the costs of continuing to rely on state employees (Sec. 207a). -Prohibits state departments and agencies from hiring any new full-time civil service employees or filling any vacant full-time civil service position. The state budget director is permitted to grant exceptions to the hiring freeze (Sec. 205). -Requires the Department of Corrections provide a plan to reduce recidivism rates among prisoners released from correctional facilities to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees by January 31, 2008 (Sec. 408). -Prohibits the use of appropriated funds for the purchase of foreign goods and services when competitively priced American goods and services of comparable quality are available. Gives preference to Michigan businesses, especially those owned or operated by veterans, if the produced goods are competitively priced and of comparable quality (Sec. 209). -Restricts the use of state appropriated funds for the out-of-state travel of state employees (Sec. 216).
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) (0-107) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (24-14) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Department of Corrections Appropriations

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