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HB 4991 - Appropriates $1.3 Billion to Fiscal Year 2019 - Michigan Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Appropriates $1.3 Billion to Fiscal Year 2019

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (56-51) - (Key vote)
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Title: Appropriates $1.3 Billion to Fiscal Year 2019

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that appropriates $1.3 billion to fiscal year 2019.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires $69,000 to be deposited into the Renew Michigan Fund (Sec. 51).

  • Establishes the Renew Michigan Fund within the State Treasury (Sec. 51g).

  • Authorizes the state treasurer to receive money or other assets from any source for deposit into the Renew Michigan Fund (Sec. 51g).

  • Requires the state treasure to direct the investment of the fund and to credit to the fund interest and earnings from fund investments (Sec. 51g).

  • Requires money in the Renew Michigan Fund to remain in the fund and not lapse into the General Fund (Sec. 51g).

  • Requires the Department of Environmental Quality to be the administrator of the Renew Michigan Fund for auditing purposes (Sec. 51g).

  • Requires the department to expend money from the Renew Michigan Fund, upon appropriation, beginning with the 2018-2019 state fiscal year and each fiscal year thereafter (Sec. 51g).

  • Requires 65 percent of the revenue to be used for environmental cleanup and redevelopment, including, but not limited to, addressing contaminated sites and emerging issues that have known or suspected  potential to cause adverse environmental or human health affect (Sec. 51g).

  • Authorizes the criteria to determine which sites will be addressed each year include, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 51g):

    • Population risk, such as the number of people exposed, whether sensitive populations are exposed, and whether the exposure occurs in a residential setting;

    • Chemical risk, including the type and concentration of chemicals and the public health risk associated with the chemicals; and

    • Economic development potential, including the number of jobs, the amount of investment, or the amount of increase in the property’s value.

  • Requires 13 percent of the revenue to be used for waste management, including, but not limited to, oversight of active landfills, asbestos landfill gas monitoring, and Department of Environmental quality expenditures for closure, post-closure monitoring or maintenance, or corrective action for disposal areas that have been licensed under this part (Sec. 51g).

  • Requires 22 percent of the revenue to be used for recycling, including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 51g):

    • Materials management planning, including grants to counties, regional planning agencies, municipalities, and other entities responsible for preparing, implementing, and maintaining materials management plans;

    • Local recycling program, including grants to local units of government and nonprofit and for-profit entities for recycling infrastructure, local recycling outreach campaigns, and other costs necessary to support increased recycling;

    • Market development, including grants to local units of government and nonprofit and for-profit entities for purchasing equipment, research and development, or associated activities to provide new or increased use of recycled materials to support the development of recycling markets.

  • Requires the following to be deposited into the state treasury to the credit of the Michigan transportation fund (Sec. 51d):

    • Beginning October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019, $264 million;

    • Beginning October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020, $468 million.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (26-12) - (Key vote)
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Title: Appropriates $1.3 Billion to Fiscal Year 2019

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

Vote to pass a bill with amendment that appropriates $1.3 billion to fiscal year 2019.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires $69,000 to be deposited into the Renew Michigan Fund (Sec. 51).

  • Establishes the Renew Michigan Fund within the State Treasury (Sec. 51g).

  • Authorizes the state treasurer to receive money or other assets from any source for deposit into the Renew Michigan Fund (Sec. 51g).

  • Requires the state treasure to direct the investment of the fund and to credit to the fund interest and earnings from fund investments (Sec. 51g).

  • Requires money in the Renew Michigan Fund to remain in the fund and not lapse into the General Fund (Sec. 51g).

  • Requires the Department of Environmental Quality to be the administrator of the Renew Michigan Fund for auditing purposes (Sec. 51g).

  • Requires the department to expend money from the Renew Michigan Fund, upon appropriation, beginning with the 2018-2019 state fiscal year and each fiscal year thereafter (Sec. 51g).

  • Requires 65 percent of the revenue to be used for environmental cleanup and redevelopment, including, but not limited to, addressing contaminated sites and emerging issues that have known or suspected  potential to cause adverse environmental or human health affect (Sec. 51g).

  • Authorizes the criteria to determine which sites will be addressed each year include, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 51g):

    • Population risk, such as the number of people exposed, whether sensitive populations are exposed, and whether the exposure occurs in a residential setting;

    • Chemical risk, including the type and concentration of chemicals and the public health risk associated with the chemicals; and

    • Economic development potential, including the number of jobs, the amount of investment, or the amount of increase in the property’s value.

  • Requires 13 percent of the revenue to be used for waste management, including, but not limited to, oversight of active landfills, asbestos landfill gas monitoring, and Department of Environmental quality expenditures for closure, post-closure monitoring or maintenance, or corrective action for disposal areas that have been licensed under this part (Sec. 51g).

  • Requires 22 percent of the revenue to be used for recycling, including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 51g):

    • Materials management planning, including grants to counties, regional planning agencies, municipalities, and other entities responsible for preparing, implementing, and maintaining materials management plans;

    • Local recycling program, including grants to local units of government and nonprofit and for-profit entities for recycling infrastructure, local recycling outreach campaigns, and other costs necessary to support increased recycling;

    • Market development, including grants to local units of government and nonprofit and for-profit entities for purchasing equipment, research and development, or associated activities to provide new or increased use of recycled materials to support the development of recycling markets.

  • Requires the following to be deposited into the state treasury to the credit of the Michigan transportation fund (Sec. 51d):

    • Beginning October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019, $264 million;

    • Beginning October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020, $468 million.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (107-2) -

Title: Appropriates $1.3 Billion to Fiscal Year 2019

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Appropriates $1.3 Billion to Fiscal Year 2019

Sponsors

  • Edward J. Canfield (MI - R) (Out Of Office)

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