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HB 5579 - Establishes Education Budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 - Michigan Key Vote


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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (71-36) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Education Budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes an education budget for fiscal year 2018-2019.



  • Authorizes schools to spend 20 percent of state school aid on school security (Sec. 31a).

  • Reduces funding by 10 percent for universities that fail to comply with requirements regarding Title IX investigations including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 265B):

    • University must prohibit medical experts that have an actual or apparent conflict of interest;

    • University must require that identical reports be issued to all interested parties;

    • University must require that all complainants be informed of their right to contact law enforcement;

    • University must provide in-person sexual misconduct prevention for freshmen and online prevention for transfer students; and

    • University has or has plans to have a third party review of procedures by the end of the 2018-2019 school year.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Establishes Education Budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019


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