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HB 1 - Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 - Louisiana Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Year 2017-2018

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

Title: Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Year 2017-2018

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (26-9) - (Key vote)
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Title: Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Year 2017-2018

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates funds for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires legislators to send requests to the Legislative Committee on the Budget before purchasing a luxury or full-size SUV for personal assignment (Sec. 2).

  • Prohibits funds from being transferred between departments (Sec. 6).

  • Specifies that in the event of a budget shortfall, the governor has authority to reduce appropriations as he sees fit (Sec. 10).

  • Appropriates $405 million to a community development block grant program to build and provide low-income housing (Schedule 1).

  • Appropriates $146 million for investments in hurricane protection and coastline restoration (Schedule 1).

  • Appropriates $1 billion to the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (Schedule 1).

  • Establishes that $91 million will be used to operate the Superdome and the Smoothie King Center (Schedule 1).

  • Appropriates $34 million to develop small business and startups within the state (Schedule 5).

  • Appropriates $29.8 million to operate the state’s tourism programs and agencies (Schedule 6).

  • Authorizes the Department of Transportation to spend up to $532 million to maintain the state’s roads and airports (Schedule 7).

  • Appropriates $66 million to operate the state’s parole and probation programs (Schedule 8).

  • Appropriates $115 million to operate the Juvenile Department of Justice (Schedule 8).

  • Authorizes the Department of Human Services to spend up to $12 billion on payments to medical service providers and vendors (Schedule 9).

  • Appropriates $361 million to Louisiana’s Office of Public Health (Schedule 9).

  • Authorizes the Office of Children and Family Services to spend up to $774 million to maintain operation of its current programs (Schedule 10).

  • Appropriates $104.8 million to the state Student Financial Assistance Program to provide scholarships for students going to Board of Regents universities (Schedule 19).

  • Appropriates $24.5 million to operate the Louisiana Schools for the Deaf and Visually Impaired (Schedule 19).

  • Authorizes the Department  of Education to spend up to $145 million to operate its programs for the next fiscal year (Schedule 19).

  • Appropriates $18 million to nonpublic education assistance (Schedule 19).

  • Appropriates $31 million to be divided between all 42 district attorneys’ offices in the state for operations and salaries (Schedule 20).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (56-44) - (Key vote)
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Title: Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Year 2017-2018

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that appropriates funds for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires legislators to send requests to the Legislative Committee on the Budget before purchasing a luxury or full-size SUV for personal assignment (Sec. 2).

  • Prohibits funds from being transferred between departments (Sec. 6).

  • Specifies that in the event of a budget shortfall, the governor has authority to reduce appropriations as he sees fit (Sec. 10).

  • Appropriates $405 million to a community development block grant program to build and provide low-income housing (Schedule 1).

  • Appropriates $146 million for investments in hurricane protection and coastline restoration (Schedule 1).

  • Appropriates $1 billion to the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (Schedule 1).

  • Establishes that $91 million will be used to operate the Superdome and the Smoothie King Center (Schedule 1).

  • Appropriates $34 million to develop small business and startups within the state (Schedule 5).

  • Appropriates $29.8 million to operate the state’s tourism programs and agencies (Schedule 6).

  • Authorizes the Department of Transportation to spend up to $532 million to maintain the state’s roads and airports (Schedule 7).

  • Appropriates $66 million to operate the state’s parole and probation programs (Schedule 8).

  • Appropriates $115 million to operate the Juvenile Department of Justice (Schedule 8).

  • Authorizes the Department of Human Services to spend up to $12 billion on payments to medical service providers and vendors (Schedule 9).

  • Appropriates $361 million to Louisiana’s Office of Public Health (Schedule 9).

  • Authorizes the Office of Children and Family Services to spend up to $774 million to maintain operation of its current programs (Schedule 10).

  • Appropriates $104.8 million to the state Student Financial Assistance Program to provide scholarships for students going to Board of Regents universities (Schedule 19).

  • Appropriates $24.5 million to operate the Louisiana Schools for the Deaf and Visually Impaired (Schedule 19).

  • Authorizes the Department  of Education to spend up to $145 million to operate its programs for the next fiscal year (Schedule 19).

  • Appropriates $18 million to nonpublic education assistance (Schedule 19).

  • Appropriates $31 million to be divided between all 42 district attorneys’ offices in the state for operations and salaries (Schedule 20).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Appropriates Funds for Fiscal Year 2017-2018

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