HOUSE BILL No. 5373

 

 

EXECUTIVE BUDGET BILL

 

February 27, 2014, Introduced by Rep. Haveman and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

 

       A bill to make appropriations for various state departments and agencies; the

 

judicial branch, and the legislative branch for the fiscal years ending September 30,

 

2015; to provide anticipated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30,

 

2016; to provide a nonbinding schedule of programs; to provide for certain conditions

 

on appropriations; to provide for the expenditure of the appropriations.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

PART 1

 

LINE-ITEM APPROPRIATIONS

 

                                                    For Fiscal        For Fiscal

 

                                                                 Year Ending       Year Ending

 

                                                              Sept. 30, 2015    Sept. 30, 2016

 

APPROPRIATION SUMMARY

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $ 36,452,817,800  $ 36,216,605,900

 


  Total interdepartmental grants and

 

   intradepartmental transfers...........................        830,120,400       823,220,400

 

  ADJUSTED GROSS APPROPRIATION............................   $ 35,622,697,400  $ 35,393,385,500

 

  Total federal revenues..................................     19,100,811,600    19,200,817,500

 

  Total local revenues....................................        344,120,700       344,120,700

 

  Total private revenues..................................        168,433,100       167,933,100

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................      7,734,735,000     7,710,012,700

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $  8,274,597,000  $   7,970,501,50

 


Article 1

 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

 

PART 1

 

LINE-ITEM APPROPRIATIONS AND ANTICIPATED APPROPRIATIONS

 

       Sec. 1-101. Subject to the conditions set forth in this article, the amounts

 

listed in this part for the department of agriculture and rural development are

 

appropriated for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and are anticipated to be

 

appropriated for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, from the funds indicated

 

in this part. The following is a summary of the appropriations and anticipated

 

appropriations in this part:

 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

 

APPROPRIATION SUMMARY

 

   Full-time equated unclassified positions..............                6.0               6.0

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................              446.0             446.0

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     82,494,300  $     80,494,300

 

  Total interdepartmental grants and

 

   intradepartmental transfers...........................            318,100           318,100

 

  ADJUSTED GROSS APPROPRIATION............................   $     82,176,200  $     80,176,200

 

  Total federal revenues..................................          9,198,300         9,198,300

 

  Total private revenues..................................             98,300            98,300

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................         28,003,400        28,003,400

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     44,876,200  $     42,876,200

 

       State general fund/general purpose schedule:

 

     Ongoing state general fund/general purpose..........         42,876,200        42,876,200

 

     One-time state general fund/general purpose.........          2,000,000                 0

 

   Sec. 1-102. DEPARTMENTWIDE

 

   Full-time equated unclassified positions..............                6.0               6.0

 


   Full-time equated classified positions................               27.0              27.0

 

  Commissions and boards..................................   $         23,800  $         23,800

 

  Unclassified positions..................................            724,700           724,700

 

  Executive direction–9.0 FTE positions...................          1,392,800         1,392,800

 

  Operational services–15.0 FTE positions.................          1,065,700         1,065,700

 

  Statistical reporting services–1.0 FTE position.........            150,900           150,900

 

  Emergency management–2.0 FTE positions..................            559,500           559,500

 

  Accounting service center...............................            968,100           968,100

 

  Building occupancy charges..............................            622,500            622,500

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      5,508,000  $      5,508,000

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Federal revenues........................................            282,600           282,600

 

  Private revenues........................................             77,600            77,600

 

  State restricted revenues...............................            450,900           450,900

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      4,696,900  $      4,696,900

 

   Sec. 1-103. INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY

 

  Information technology services and projects............   $       1,460,000  $       1,460,000

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      1,460,000  $      1,460,000

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Interdepartmental grant revenues........................              3,200             3,200

 

  State restricted revenues...............................            149,400           149,400

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      1,307,400  $      1,307,400

 

   Sec. 1-104. FOOD AND DAIRY

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................              113.0             113.0

 

  Food safety and quality assurance–83.0 FTE positions....   $     12,378,200  $     12,378,200

 

  Milk safety and quality assurance–30.0 FTE positions....          4,204,600         4,204,600

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     16,582,800  $     16,582,800

 


     Appropriated from:

 

  Federal revenues........................................          1,295,400         1,295,400

 

  State restricted revenues...............................          3,685,200         3,685,200

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     11,602,200  $     11,602,200

 

   Sec. 1-105. ANIMAL INDUSTRY

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               60.0              60.0

 

  Animal disease prevention and response-60.0 FTE

 

   positions.............................................   $      8,836,600  $      8,836,600

 

  Indemnification – livestock depredation.................             50,000            50,000

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      8,886,600  $      8,886,600

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Federal revenues........................................            565,400           565,400

 

  State restricted revenues...............................            257,800           257,800

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      8,063,400  $      8,063,400

 

   Sec. 1-106. PESTICIDE AND PLANT PEST MANAGEMENT

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               86.0              86.0

 

  Pesticide and plant pest management–81.0 FTE positions..   $     12,181,800  $     12,181,800

 

  Producer security/grain dealers–5.0 FTE positions.......            646,700           646,700

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     12,828,500  $     12,828,500

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Federal revenues........................................          1,901,100         1,901,100

 

  Private revenues........................................             20,700            20,700

 

  State restricted revenues...............................          5,295,400         5,295,400

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      5,611,300  $      5,611,300

 

    Sec. 1-107. ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               55.0              55.0

 

  Environmental stewardship – MAEAP–23.0 FTE positions....   $      7,704,000  $      7,704,000

 


  Farmland and open space preservation–7.0 FTE positions..            584,000           584,000

 

  Local conservation districts............................                100               100

 

  Qualified forest program–9.0 FTE positions..............          2,535,000         2,535,000

 

  Migrant labor housing–9.0 FTE positions.................          1,214,300         1,214,300

 

  Right-to-farm–3.0 FTE positions.........................            569,000           569,000

 

  Intercounty drain–4.0 FTE positions.....................            475,100           475,100

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     13,081,500  $     13,081,500

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Interdepartmental grant revenues........................            101,400           101,400

 

  Federal revenues........................................          1,343,200         1,343,200

 

  State restricted revenues...............................          5,796,600         5,796,600

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      5,840,300  $      5,840,300

 

    Sec. 1-108. LABORATORY PROGRAM

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               90.0              90.0

 

  Laboratory services–36.0 FTE positions..................   $      5,409,200  $      5,409,200

 

  USDA monitoring–13.0 FTE positions......................          1,598,600         1,598,600

 

  Consumer protection program–41.0 FTE positions..........          6,083,100         6,083,100

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     13,090,900  $     13,090,900

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Interdepartmental grant revenues........................            213,500           213,500

 

  Federal revenues........................................          2,381,500         2,381,500

 

  State restricted revenues...............................          8,285,500         8,285,500

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      2,210,400  $      2,210,400

 

   Sec. 1-109. AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               14.0              14.0

 

  Agriculture development–11.0 FTE positions..............   $      2,728,600  $      2,728,600

 

  Food and agriculture industry growth initiative.........          1,000,000         1,000,000

 


  Grape and wine program–3.0 FTE positions................            808,500           808,500

 

  Rural development value-added grants....................           1,050,000         1,050,000

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      5,587,100  $      5,587,100

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Federal revenues........................................          1,429,100         1,429,100

 

  State restricted revenues...............................            915,300           915,300

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      3,242,700  $      3,242,700

 

   Sec. 1-110. FAIRS AND EXPOSITIONS

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................                1.0               1.0

 

  Fairs and racing–1.0 FTE position.......................   $        356,700  $        356,700

 

  County fairs capital improvement grants.................            301,600           301,600

 

  Purses and supplements - fairs/licensed tracks..........            708,300           708,300

 

  Licensed tracks - light horse racing....................             40,300            40,300

 

  Light horse racing – breeders’ awards...................             20,000            20,000

 

  Standardbred breeders’ awards...........................            285,900           285,900

 

  Standardbred purses and supplements-licensed tracks.....            527,800           527,800

 

  Standardbred sire stakes................................            239,000           239,000

 

  Thoroughbred supplements - licensed tracks..............            385,900           385,900

 

  Thoroughbred breeders’ awards...........................            358,600           358,600

 

  Thoroughbred sire stakes................................            244,800           244,800

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      3,468,900  $      3,468,900

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  State restricted revenues...............................          3,167,300         3,167,300

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $        301,600  $        301,600

 

   Sec. 1-111. ONE-TIME APPROPRIATIONS

 

  Food and agriculture industry growth initiative.........   $       2,000,000  $               0

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      2,000,000  $              0

 


     Appropriated from:

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      2,000,000  $              0

 

 

 

 

 

PART 2

 

PROVISIONS CONCERNING APPROPRIATIONS

 

FISCAL YEAR 2015

 

 

 

GENERAL SECTIONS

 

       Sec. 1-201. Pursuant to section 30 of article IX of the state constitution of

 

1963, total state spending from state resources under part 1 for fiscal years 2014-

 

2015 is $72,879,600.00 and state spending from state resources to be paid to local

 

units of government for fiscal years 2014-2015 is $5,000,000.00. The itemized

 

statement below identifies appropriations from which spending to local units of

 

government will occur:

 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

 

  Environmental stewardship - MAEAP.....................................   $           3,500,000

 

  Qualified forest program..............................................              1,500,000

 

  TOTAL.................................................................   $           5,000,000

 

       Sec. 1-202. The appropriations authorized under this article are subject to the

 

management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1101 to 18.1594.

 

       Sec. 1-203. As used in this article:

 

       (a) "Department" means the department of agriculture and rural development.

 

       (b) "Director" means the director of the department.

 

       (c) "MAEAP" means Michigan agriculture environmental assurance program.

 

       (d) "USDA" means the United States department of agriculture.

 

       Sec. 1-206. (1) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is

 


appropriated an amount not to exceed $5,000,000.00 for federal contingency funds.

 

These funds are not available for expenditure until they have been transferred to

 

another line item in this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget

 

act, 1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1393.

 

       (2) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is appropriated an

 

amount not to exceed $6,000,000.00 for state restricted contingency funds. These funds

 

are not available for expenditure until they have been transferred to another line

 

item in this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget act, 1984 PA

 

431, MCL 18.1393.

 

       (3) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is appropriated an

 

amount not to exceed $100,000.00 for local contingency funds. These funds are not

 

available for expenditure until they have been transferred to another line item in

 

this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL

 

18.1393.

 

       (4) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is appropriated an

 

amount not to exceed $100,000.00 for private contingency funds. These funds are not

 

available for expenditure until they have been transferred to another line item in

 

this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL

 

18.1393.

 

       Sec. 1-207. The department shall cooperate with the department of technology,

 

management and budget to maintain a searchable website accessible by the public at no

 

cost that includes, but is not limited to, all of the following for each department or

 

agency:

 

       (a) Fiscal year-to-date expenditures by category.

 

       (b) Fiscal year-to-date expenditures by appropriation unit.

 

       (c) Fiscal year-to-date payments to a selected vendor, including the vendor

 

name, payment date, payment amount, and payment description.

 


       (d) The number of active department employees by job classification.

 

       (e) Job specifications and wage rates.

 

       Sec. 1-208. The departments and agencies receiving appropriations in part 1

 

shall use the Internet to fulfill the reporting requirements of this article. This

 

requirement may include transmission of reports via electronic mail to the recipients

 

identified for each reporting requirement, or it may include placement of reports on

 

an Internet or Intranet site.

 

       Sec. 1-209. Funds appropriated in part 1 shall not be used for the purchase of

 

foreign goods or services, or both, if competitively priced and of comparable quality

 

American goods or services, or both are available. Preference shall be given to goods

 

or services, or both, manufactured or provided by Michigan businesses, if they are

 

competitively priced and of comparable quality. In addition, preference should be

 

given to goods or services, or both, that are manufactured or provided by Michigan

 

businesses owned and operated by veterans, if they are competitively priced and of

 

comparable quality.

 

       Sec. 1-210. The director shall take all reasonable steps to ensure businesses

 

in deprived and depressed communities compete for and perform contracts to provide

 

services or supplies, or both. Each director shall strongly encourage firms with which

 

the department contracts to subcontract with certified businesses in depressed and

 

deprived communities for services, supplies, or both.

 

       Sec. 1-218. The departments and agencies receiving appropriations in part 1

 

shall prepare a report on out-of-state travel expenses not later than January 1 of

 

each year. The travel report shall be a listing of all travel by classified and

 

unclassified employees outside this state in the immediately preceding fiscal year

 

that was funded in whole or in part with funds appropriated in the department’s

 

budget. The report shall be submitted to the senate and house appropriations

 

committees, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the state budget director. The

 


report shall include the following information:

 

       (a) The dates of each travel occurrence.

 

       (b) The transportation and related costs of each travel occurrence, including

 

the proportion funded with state general fund/general purpose revenues, the proportion

 

funded with state restricted revenues, the proportion funded with federal revenues,

 

and the proportion funded with other revenues.

 

       Sec. 1-228. Not later than November 30, the state budget office shall prepare

 

and transmit a report that provides for estimates of the total general fund/general

 

purpose appropriation lapses at the close of the prior fiscal year. This report shall

 

summarize the projected year-end general fund/general purpose appropriation lapses by

 

major departmental program or program areas. The report shall be transmitted to the

 

chairpersons of the senate and house appropriations committees, and the senate and

 

house fiscal agencies.

 

       Sec. 1-229. Within 14 days after the release of the executive budget

 

recommendation, the department shall cooperate with the state budget office to provide

 

the senate and house appropriations chairs, the senate and house appropriations

 

subcommittees chairs, and the senate and house fiscal agencies with an annual report

 

on estimated state restricted fund balances, state restricted fund projected revenues,

 

and state restricted fund expenditures for the fiscal years ending September 30, 2014

 

and September 30, 2015.

 

       Sec. 1-230. Funds appropriated in part 1 shall not be used by a principal

 

executive department, state agency, or authority to hire a person to provide legal

 

services that are the responsibility of the attorney general. This prohibition does

 

not apply to legal services for bonding activities and for those outside services that

 

the attorney general authorizes.

 

       Sec. 1-231. The department shall maintain, on a publicly accessible website, a

 

department scorecard that identifies, tracks and regularly updates key metrics that

 


are used to monitor and improve the agency’s performance.

 

       Sec. 1-232. Total authorized appropriations from all sources under part 1 for

 

legacy costs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015 is $11,651,400.00. From

 

this amount, total agency appropriations for pension-related legacy costs are

 

estimated at $6,512,000.00. Total agency appropriations for retiree health care legacy

 

costs are estimated at $5,139,400.00.

 

 

 

DEPARTMENTWIDE

 

       Sec. 1-301. (1) Pursuant to the appropriations in part 1, the department may

 

receive and expend revenue and use that revenue to cover necessary expenses related to

 

publications, audit and licensing functions, livestock sales, certification of nursery

 

stock, and laboratory analyses as specified in the following:

 

       (a) Management services publications.

 

       (b) Management services audit and licensing functions.

 

       (c) Pesticide and plant pest management propagation and certification of virus-

 

free foundation stock.

 

       (d) Pesticide and plant pest management grading services.

 

       (e) Laboratory support testing for testing horses in draft horse pulling

 

contests at county fairs when local jurisdictions request state assistance.

 

       (f) Laboratory support analyses to determine foreign substances in horses

 

engaged in racing or pulling contests at tracks.

 

       (g) Laboratory support analyses of food, livestock, and agricultural products

 

for disease, foreign products for disease, toxic materials, foreign substances, and

 

quality standards.

 

       (h) Laboratory support test samples for other agencies and organizations.

 

       (i) Fruit and vegetable inspection at shipping and termination points and

 

processing plants.

 


       (2) The department shall notify the senate and house appropriations

 

subcommittees on agriculture and rural development and the senate and house fiscal

 

agencies 30 days prior to proposing changes in fees authorized under this section or

 

under section 5 of 1915 PA 91, MCL 285.35.

 

       (3) Annually, before February 1, the department shall provide a report to the

 

senate and house appropriations subcommittees on agriculture and rural development and

 

the senate and house fiscal agencies detailing all the fees charged by the department

 

under the authorization provided in this section, including, but not limited to,

 

rates, number of individuals paying each fee, and the revenue generated by each fee in

 

the previous fiscal year.

 

 

 

ANIMAL INDUSTRY

 

       Sec. 1-451. From the funds appropriated in part 1 for bovine tuberculosis, the

 

department shall pay for all whole herd testing costs and individual animal testing

 

costs in the modified accredited zone to maintain split-state status requirements.

 

These costs include indemnity and compensation for injury causing death or downer to

 

animals.

 

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP

 

       Sec. 1-601. The part 1 appropriation line item environmental stewardship –

 

MAEAP shall be used to support department agriculture pollution prevention programs

 

including groundwater and freshwater protection programs under part 87 of the Michigan

 

natural resources and environmental protection act, 1994 PA 451, MCL 324.8701 to

 

324.8717, and technical assistance in implementing conservation grants available under

 

the federal farm bill of 2008.

 

       Sec. 1-608. (1) The appropriations in part 1 for the qualified forest affidavit

 

program are for the purpose of increasing the knowledge of nonindustrial private

 


forestland owners of sound forest management practices and increasing the amount of

 

commercial timber production from those lands.

 

       (2) The department shall work in partnership with stakeholder groups and other

 

state and federal agencies to increase the active management of nonindustrial private

 

forestland to foster the growth of Michigan’s timber product industry.

 

 

 

AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT

 

       Sec. 1-701. (1) The department shall establish and administer a rural

 

development value-added grant program. The program shall promote the expansion of

 

value-added agricultural production, processing, and access within the state.

 

       (2) The department shall award grants on a competitive basis from the funds

 

appropriated in part 1 for rural development value-added grants. Grantees will be

 

required to provide a cash match and identify measurable project outcomes. Eligible

 

grantees may include, but are not limited to, individuals, partnerships, cooperatives,

 

private or public corporations, and local units of government.

 

       (3) A joint evaluation committee shall be selected by the director with

 

representatives with agriculture, business, and economic development expertise. The

 

joint evaluation committee shall identify criteria, evaluate applications, and provide

 

recommendation to the director for final approval of grant awards.

 

       (4) The department may expend money from the funds appropriated in part 1 for

 

the rural development value-added grants for administering the program.

 

       Sec. 1-711. (1) The department shall establish and administer the food and

 

agriculture industry growth initiative. The program shall use a grant process to

 

support research, education, and technical assistance efforts focused on removing

 

barriers and leveraging opportunities identified by those in the food and agriculture

 

industry as critical to business development and growth within the state.

 

       (2) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, the department may receive

 


and expend funds received from outside sources for the food and agriculture industry

 

growth initiative.

 

       (3) The director shall establish a consortium of interested parties including

 

those involved in the food and agriculture industry sector to develop the program

 

priorities described in subsection (1).

 

       (4) The department shall award grants from the funds appropriated in part 1 or

 

received from outside sources under subsection (2) for food and agriculture industry

 

growth initiative grants. Grantees will be required to identify measurable project

 

outcomes.

 

       (5) A joint evaluation committee selected by the director shall evaluate

 

applications and provide recommendations to the director for final approval of grant

 

awards.

 

       (6) The department may expend money from the funds appropriated in part 1 for

 

the food and agriculture industry growth initiative for administering the program.

 

 

 

FAIRS AND EXPOSITIONS

 

       Sec. 1-802. All appropriations from the agriculture equine industry development

 

fund, except for the racing commission and laboratory analysis program appropriations,

 

shall be reduced proportionately if revenues to the agriculture equine industry

 

development fund decline during the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014 to a level

 

lower than the amounts appropriated in section 1-110.

 

       Sec. 1-805. (1) The department shall establish and administer a county fairs

 

capital improvement grant program. The program shall assist in the promotion of

 

building improvements or other capital improvements at county fairgrounds of the

 

state.

 

       (2) The department shall award grants on a competitive basis to county fair

 

organizations from the funds appropriated in part 1 for county fairs capital

 


improvement grants. Grantees will be required to provide a dollar-for-dollar cash

 

match with grant awards and identify measurable project outcomes.

 

       (3) The department shall identify criteria, evaluate applications, and provide

 

recommendations to the director for final approval of grant awards.

 

       (4) The department may expend money from the funds appropriated in part 1 for

 

the county fairs capital improvement grants for administering the program.

 

       (5) The unexpended portion of the county fairs capital improvement grant

 

program is considered a work project appropriation in accordance with the management

 

and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1101 to 18.1594.

 

       (6) The department shall provide a year-end report no later than December 15 of

 

the current fiscal year to the senate and house appropriations subcommittees on

 

agriculture and rural development and the senate and house fiscal agencies, including

 

the grantees, award amount, match funding, and project outcomes.

 


Article 2

 

DEPARTMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL

 

PART 1

 

LINE-ITEM APPROPRIATIONS AND ANTICIPATED APPROPRIATIONS

 

       Sec. 2-101. Subject to the conditions set forth in this article, the amounts

 

listed in this part for the department of attorney general are appropriated for the

 

fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and are anticipated to be appropriated for the

 

fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, from the funds indicated in this part. The

 

following is a summary of the appropriations and anticipated appropriations in this

 

part:

 

DEPARTMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL

 

APPROPRIATION SUMMARY

 

   Full-time equated unclassified positions..............                6.0               6.0

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................              513.5             513.5

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     91,022,300  $     91,022,300

 

  Total interdepartmental grants and

 

   intradepartmental transfers...........................         27,783,800        27,783,800

 

  ADJUSTED GROSS APPROPRIATION............................   $     63,238,500  $     63,238,500

 

  Total federal revenues..................................          9,857,200         9,857,200

 

  Total local revenues....................................                  0                 0

 

  Total private revenues..................................                  0                 0

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................         17,914,200        17,914,200

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     35,467,100  $     35,467,100

 

       State general fund/general purpose schedule:

 

     Ongoing state general fund/general purpose..........         35,467,100        35,467,100

 

     One-time general fund/general purpose...............                  0                 0

 

   Sec. 2-102. ATTORNEY GENERAL OPERATIONS

 


   Full-time equated unclassified positions..............                6.0               6.0

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................              513.5             513.5

 

  Attorney general........................................   $        112,500  $        112,500

 

  Unclassified positions-5.0 FTE positions................            724,700           724,700

 

  Attorney general operations-475.5 FTE positions.........         82,272,700        82,272,700

 

  Child support enforcement-25.0 FTE positions............          3,445,000         3,445,500

 

  Prosecuting attorneys coordinating council-12.0 FTE

 

   positions.............................................          2,106,100         2,106,100

 

  Public safety initiative-1.0 FTE position...............            904,300           904,300

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     89,565,300  $     89,565,300

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Interdepartmental grant revenues:

 

  IDG from MDLARA, health professions.....................          2,984,600         2,984,600

 

  IDG from MDCH, medical services administration..........            523,000           523,000

 

  IDG from MDCH, WIC......................................             94,800            94,800

 

  IDG from MDCH, health policy............................            203,300           203,300

 

  IDG from department of corrections......................            649,100           649,100

 

  IDG from MDE............................................            389,700           389,700

 

  IDG from MDEQ...........................................          2,174,000         2,174,000

 

  IDG from MDHS...........................................          5,829,700         5,829,700

 

  IDG from MSF, workforce development agency..............             88,000            88,000

 

  IDG from MDLARA, children’s protection registry.........             44,300            44,300

 

  IDG from MDLARA, fireworks safety fund..................             81,600            81,600

 

  IDG from MDLARA, financial and insurance services.......          1,377,000         1,377,000

 

  IDG from MDLARA, licensing and regulation fees..........            243,100           243,100

 

  IDG from MDLARA, Michigan occupational safety and health

 

   administration........................................            106,000           106,000

 


  IDG from MDLARA, unlicensed builders....................            181,600           181,600

 

  IDG from Michigan state housing development authority...            664,900           664,900

 

  IDG from MDLARA, remonumentation fees...................            104,500           104,500

 

  IDG from MDTMB, civil service commission................            300,600           300,600

 

  IDG from MDTMB, risk management revolving fund..........          1,442,900         1,442,900

 

  IDG from MDMVA..........................................            161,900           161,900

 

  IDG from MDOT, comprehensive transportation fund........            200,900           200,900

 

  IDG from MDOT, state aeronautics fund...................            174,400           174,400

 

  IDG from MDOT, state trunkline fund.....................          2,387,000         2,387,000

 

  IDG from MDSP, Michigan justice training fund...........            162,900           162,900

 

  IDG from MDSP...........................................            352,700           352,700

 

  IDG from treasury.......................................          6,429,700         6,429,700

 

  IDG from treasury, Michigan strategic fund..............            175,800           175,800

 

  IDG from MDTMB..........................................            255,800           255,800

 

     Federal revenues:

 

  DAG, state administrative match grant/food stamps.......            434,500           434,500

 

  Federal funds...........................................          3,035,300         3,035,300

 

  HHS, medical assistance, medigrant......................            678,200           678,200

 

  HHS-OS, state Medicaid fraud control units..............          5,590,000         5,590,000

 

  National criminal history improvement program...........            119,200           119,200

 

     Special revenue funds:

 

  Antitrust enforcement collections.......................            749,400           749,400

 

  Attorney general’s operations fund......................          1,213,000         1,213,000

 

  Auto repair facilities fees.............................            321,800           321,800

 

  Franchise fees..........................................            375,900           375,900

 

  Game and fish protection fund...........................            838,000           838,000

 

  Liquor purchase revolving fund..........................          1,434,300         1,434,300

 


  Manufactured housing fees...............................            246,200           246,200

 

  Merit award trust fund..................................            487,300           487,300

 

  Michigan employment security act – administrative fund..          2,202,500         2,202,500

 

  Prisoner reimbursement..................................            614,400           614,400

 

  Prosecuting attorneys training fees.....................            405,300           405,300

 

  Public utility assessments..............................          2,141,300         2,141,300

 

  Real estate enforcement fund............................            499,000           499,000

 

  Reinstatement fees......................................            215,100           215,100

 

  Retirement funds........................................          1,024,200         1,024,200

 

  Second injury fund......................................            807,500           807,500

 

  Self-insurers security fund.............................            561,400           561,400

 

  Silicosis and dust disease fund.........................            221,700           221,700

 

  State building authority revenue........................            118,800           118,800

 

  State casino gaming fund................................          1,829,600         1,829,600

 

  State lottery fund......................................            339,100           339,100

 

  Utility consumers fund..................................            767,600           767,600

 

  Waterways fund..........................................            137,600           137,600

 

  Worker’s compensation administrative revolving fund.....            363,200           363,200

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     34,010,100  $     34,010,100

 

   Sec. 2-103. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

  Information technology service and projects.............   $       1,457,000  $       1,457,000

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      1,457,000  $      1,457,000

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      1,457,000  $      1,457,000

 

 

 

 

 

PART 2

 

PROVISIONS CONCERNING APPROPRIATIONS


 

FISCAL YEAR 2015

 

 

 

GENERAL SECTIONS

 

       Sec. 2-201. Pursuant to section 30 of article IX of the state constitution of

 

1963, total state spending from state resources under part 1 for fiscal year 2014-2015

 

is $53,381,300.00 and state spending from state resources to be paid to local units of

 

government for fiscal year 2014-2015 is $0.00.

 

       Sec. 2-202. The appropriations authorized under this article are subject to the

 

management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1101 to 18.1594.

 

       Sec. 2-203. As used in this article:

 

       (a) "DAG" means the department of agriculture.

 

       (b) "Department" means the department of attorney general.

 

       (c) "HHS" means the department of health and human services.

 

       (d) "HHS-OS" means the department of health and human services – office of the

 

secretary.

 

       (e) "MCL" means the Michigan compiled laws.

 

       (f) "MDCH" means the Michigan department of community health.

 

       (g) "MDE" means the Michigan department of education.

 

       (h) "MDEQ" means the Michigan department of environmental quality.

 

       (i) "MDHS" means the Michigan department of human services.

 

       (j) "MDLARA" means the Michigan department of licensing and regulatory affairs.

 

       (k) "MDOT" means the Michigan department of transportation.

 

       (l) "MDSP" means the Michigan department of state police.

 

       (m) "MDMVA" means the Michigan department of military and veterans affairs.

 

       (n) "MDTMB" means the Michigan department of technology, management and budget.

 

       (o) "MSF" means the Michigan strategic fund.

 


       (p) "PA" means public act.

 

       (q) "RS" means revised statutes.

 

       (r) "WIC" means women, infants and children.

 

       Sec. 2-206. The department shall cooperate with the department of technology,

 

management and budget to maintain a searchable website accessible by the public at no

 

cost that includes, but is not limited to, all of the following for each department or

 

agency:

 

       (a) Fiscal year-to-date expenditures by category.

 

       (b) Fiscal year-to-date expenditures by appropriation unit.

 

       (c) Fiscal year-to-date payments to a selected vendor, including the vendor

 

name, payment date, payment amount, and payment description.

 

       (d) The number of active department employees by job classification.

 

       (e) Job specifications and wage rates.

 

       Sec. 2-216. The departments and agencies receiving appropriations in part 1

 

shall prepare a report on out-of-state travel expenses not later than January 1 of

 

each year. The travel report shall be a listing of all travel by classified and

 

unclassified employees outside this state in the immediately preceding fiscal year

 

that was funded in whole or in part with funds appropriated in the department’s

 

budget. The report shall be submitted to the senate and house appropriations

 

committees, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the

 

state budget director. The report shall include the following information:

 

       (a) The dates of each travel occurrence.

 

       (b) The transportation and related costs of each travel occurrence, including

 

the proportion funded with state general fund/general purpose revenues, the proportion

 

funded with state restricted revenues, the proportion funded with federal revenues,

 

and the proportion funded with other revenues.

 

       Sec. 2-217. Not later than November 30, the state budget office shall prepare

 


and transmit a report that provides for estimates of the total general fund/general

 

purpose appropriation lapses at the close of the prior fiscal year. This report shall

 

summarize the projected year-end general fund/general purpose appropriation lapses by

 

major departmental program or program areas. The report shall be transmitted to the

 

chairpersons of the senate and house appropriations committees, and the senate and

 

house fiscal agencies.

 

       Sec. 2-218. Within 14 days after the release of the executive budget

 

recommendation, the department shall cooperate with the state budget office to provide

 

the senate and house appropriations chairs, the senate and house appropriations

 

subcommittees chairs, and the senate and house fiscal agencies with an annual report

 

on estimated state restricted fund balances, state restricted fund projected revenues,

 

and state restricted fund expenditures for the fiscal years ending September 30, 2014

 

and September 30, 2015.

 

       Sec. 2-219. The department shall maintain, on a publicly accessible website, a

 

department scorecard that identifies, tracks and regularly updates key metrics that

 

are used to monitor and improve the agency’s performance.

 

       Sec. 2-226. Funds appropriated in part 1 shall not be used by a principal

 

executive department, state agency, or authority to hire a person to provide legal

 

services that are the responsibility of the attorney general. This prohibition does

 

not apply to legal services for bonding activities and for those activities that the

 

attorney general authorizes.

 

       Sec. 2-227. The departments and agencies receiving appropriations in part 1

 

shall use the Internet to fulfill the reporting requirements of this article. This

 

requirement may include transmission of reports via electronic mail to the recipients

 

identified for each reporting requirement, or it may include placement of reports on

 

an Internet or Intranet site.

 

       Sec. 2-228. Funds appropriated in part 1 shall not be used for the purchase of

 


foreign goods or services, or both, if competitively priced and of comparable quality

 

American goods or services, or both, are available. Preference shall be given to goods

 

or services, or both, manufactured or provided by Michigan businesses, if they are

 

competitively priced and of comparable quality. In addition, preference should be

 

given to goods or services, or both, that are manufactured or provided by Michigan

 

businesses owned and operated by veterans, if they are competitively priced and of

 

comparable quality.

 

       Sec. 2-229. Total authorized appropriations from all sources under part 1 for

 

legacy costs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015 is $17,694,100.00. From

 

this amount, total agency appropriations for pension-related legacy costs are

 

estimated at $9,790,800.00. Total agency appropriations for retiree health care legacy

 

costs are estimated at $7,903,300.00.

 

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL

 

       Sec. 2-301. (1) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is

 

appropriated an amount not to exceed $1,500,000.00 for federal contingency funds.

 

These funds are not available for expenditure until they have been transferred to

 

another line item in this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget

 

act, 1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1393.

 

       (2) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is appropriated an

 

amount not to exceed $1,500,000.00 for state restricted contingency funds. These funds

 

are not available for expenditure until they have been transferred to another line

 

item in this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget act, 1984 PA

 

431, MCL 18.1393.

 

       (3) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is appropriated an

 

amount not to exceed $100,000.00 for local contingency funds. These funds are not

 

available for expenditure until they have been transferred to another line item in

 


this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL

 

18.1393.

 

       (4) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is appropriated an

 

amount not to exceed $100,000.00 for private contingency funds. These funds are not

 

available for expenditure until they have been transferred to another line item in

 

this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL

 

18.1393.

 

       Sec. 2-302. (1) The attorney general shall perform all legal services,

 

including representation before courts and administrative agencies rendering legal

 

opinions and providing legal advice to a principal executive department or state

 

agency. A principal executive department or state agency shall not employ or enter

 

into a contract with any other person for services described in this section.

 

       (2) The attorney general shall defend judges of all state courts if a claim is

 

made or a civil action is commenced for injuries to persons or property caused by the

 

judge through the performance of the judge's duties while acting within the scope of

 

his or her authority as a judge.

 

       (3) The attorney general shall perform the duties specified in 1846 RS 12, MCL

 

14.28 to 14.35, and 1919 PA 232, MCL 14.101 to 14.102, and as otherwise provided by

 

law.

 

       Sec. 2-303. The attorney general may sell copies of the biennial report in

 

excess of the 350 copies that the attorney general may distribute on a gratis basis.

 

Gratis copies shall not be provided to members of the legislature. Electronic copies

 

of biennial reports shall be made available on the department of attorney general's

 

website. The attorney general shall sell copies of the report at not less than the

 

actual cost of the report and shall deposit the money received into the general fund.

 

       Sec. 2-304. The department of attorney general is responsible for the legal

 

representation for state of Michigan state employee worker's disability compensation

 


cases. The risk management revolving fund revenue appropriation in part 1 is to be

 

satisfied by billings from the department of attorney general for the actual costs of

 

legal representation, including salaries and support costs.

 

       Sec. 2-305. In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, not more than

 

$400,000.00 shall be reimbursed per fiscal year for food stamp fraud cases heard by

 

the third circuit court of Wayne County that were initiated by the department of

 

attorney general pursuant to the existing contract between the department of human

 

services, the prosecuting attorneys association of Michigan, and the department of

 

attorney general. The source of this funding is money earned by the department of

 

attorney general under the agreement after the allowance for reimbursement to the

 

department of attorney general for costs associated with the prosecution of food stamp

 

fraud cases. It is recognized that the federal funds are earned by the department of

 

attorney general for its documented progress on the prosecution of food stamp fraud

 

cases according to the United States department of agriculture regulations and that,

 

once earned by this state, the funds become state funds.

 

       Sec. 2-306. Any proceeds from a lawsuit initiated by or settlement agreement

 

entered into on behalf of this state against a manufacturer of tobacco products by the

 

attorney general are state funds and are subject to appropriation as provided by law.

 

       Sec. 2-307. (1) In addition to the antitrust revenues in part 1, antitrust,

 

securities fraud, consumer protection or class action enforcement revenues, or

 

attorney fees recovered by the department, not to exceed $250,000.00, are appropriated

 

to the department for antitrust, securities fraud, and consumer protection or class

 

action enforcement cases.

 

       (2) Any unexpended funds from antitrust, securities fraud, or consumer

 

protection or class action enforcement revenues at the end of the fiscal year,

 

including antitrust funds in part 1, may be carried forward for expenditure in the

 

following fiscal year up to the maximum authorization of $250,000.00.

 


       Sec. 2-308. (1) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is

 

appropriated up to $500,000.00 from litigation expense reimbursements awarded to the

 

state.

 

       (2) The funds may be expended for the payment of court judgments, settlements,

 

arbitration awards or other administrative litigation decisions, attorney fees, and

 

litigation costs assessed against the office of the governor, the department of the

 

attorney general, the governor, or the attorney general when acting in an official

 

capacity as the named party in litigation against the state. The funds may also be

 

expended for the payment of state costs incurred under section 16 of chapter X of the

 

code of criminal procedure, 1927 PA 175, MCL 770.16.

 

       (3) Unexpended funds at the end of the fiscal year may be carried forward for

 

expenditure in the following year, up to a maximum authorization of $500,000.00.

 

       Sec. 2-309. From the prisoner reimbursement funds appropriated in part 1, the

 

department may spend up to $614,400.00 on activities related to the state correctional

 

facilities reimbursement act, 1935 PA 253, MCL 800.401 to 800.406. In addition to the

 

funds appropriated in part 1, if the department collects in excess of $1,131,000.00 in

 

gross annual prisoner reimbursement receipts provided to the general fund, the excess,

 

up to a maximum of $1,000,000.00, is appropriated to the department of attorney

 

general and may be spent on the representation of the department of corrections and

 

its officers, employees, and agents, including, but not limited to, the defense of

 

litigation against the state, its departments, officers, employees, or agents in civil

 

actions filed by prisoners.

 

       Sec. 2-310. (1) For the purposes of providing title IV-D child support

 

enforcement funding, the department of human services, as the state IV-D agency, shall

 

maintain a cooperative agreement with the attorney general for federal IV-D funding to

 

support the child support enforcement activities within the office of the attorney

 

general.

 


       (2) The attorney general or his or her designee shall, to the extent allowable

 

under federal law, have access to any information used by the state to locate parents

 

who fail to pay court-ordered child support.

 

       Sec. 2-312. The department of attorney general shall not receive and expend

 

funds in addition to those authorized in part 1 for legal services provided

 

specifically to other state departments or agencies except for costs for expert

 

witnesses, court costs, or other nonsalary litigation expenses associated with a

 

pending legal action.

 


Article 3

 

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL RIGHTS

 

PART 1

 

LINE-ITEM APPROPRIATIONS AND ANTICIPATED APPROPRIATIONS

 

       Sec. 3-101. Subject to the conditions set forth in this article, the amounts

 

listed in this part for the department of civil rights are appropriated for the fiscal

 

year ending September 30, 2015, and are anticipated to be appropriated for the fiscal

 

year ending September 30, 2016 from the funds indicated in this part. The following is

 

a summary of the appropriations and anticipated appropriations in this part:

 

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL RIGHTS

 

APPROPRIATION SUMMARY

 

   Full-time equated unclassified positions..............              132.0             132.0

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................                6.0               6.0

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     16,769,200  $     16,769,200

 

  Total interdepartmental grants and

 

   intradepartmental transfers...........................            288,900           288,900

 

  ADJUSTED GROSS APPROPRIATION............................   $     16,480,300  $     16,480,300

 

  Total federal revenues..................................          2,736,500         2,736,500

 

  Total private revenues..................................             18,700            18,700

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................            151,900           151,900

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     13,573,200  $     13,573,200

 

       State general fund/general purpose schedule:

 

     Ongoing state general fund/general purpose..........         13,573,200        13,573,200

 

     One-time state general fund/general purpose.........                  0                 0

 

   Sec. 3-102.  CIVIL RIGHTS OPERATIONS

 

   Full-time equated unclassified positions..............                6.0               6.0

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................              132.0             132.0

 


  Unclassified positions-6.0 FTE positions................   $        724,700  $        724,700

 

  Civil rights operations-124.0 FTE positions.............         14,216,800        14,216,800

 

  Division on deaf and hard of hearing-6.0 FTE positions..            785,600           785,600

 

  Hispanic/Latino commission of Michigan-1.0 FTE position.    255,600           255,600

 

  Asian Pacific American affairs commission-1.0 FTE position   110,800           110,800

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     16,093,500  $     16,093,500

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Interdepartmental grant revenues:

 

  IDG from DTMB...........................................            288,900           288,900

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  EEOC, state and local antidiscrimination agency contracts   1,199,200         1,199,200

 

  HUD grant...............................................          1,522,300         1,522,300

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Private revenues........................................             18,700            18,700

 

  Division on deafness fund...............................             93,400            93,400

 

  State restricted indirect funds.........................             58,500            58,500

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     12,912,500  $     12,912,500

 

   Sec. 3-103.  INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

  Information technology services and projects............   $         675,700  $         675,700

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $        675,700  $        675,700

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  EEOC, state and local antidiscrimination agency

 

   contracts.............................................             15,000            15,000

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $        660,700   $       660,700

 

 

 

 

 

PART 2


 

PROVISIONS CONCERNING APPROPRIATIONS

 

FISCAL YEAR 2015

 

 

 

GENERAL SECTIONS

 

       Sec. 3-201. Pursuant to section 30 of article IX of the state constitution of

 

1963, total state spending from state resources under part 1 for fiscal year 2014-2015

 

is $13,725,100.00 and state spending from state resources to be paid to local units of

 

government for fiscal year 2014-2015 is $0.

 

       Sec. 3-202. The appropriations authorized under this article are subject to the

 

management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1101 to 18.1594.

 

       Sec. 3-303. As used in this article:

 

       (a) "Department" means the department of civil rights.

 

       (b) "EEOC" means the United States equal employment opportunity commission.

 

       (c) "HUD" means the United States department of housing and urban development.

 

       (d) "IDG" means interdepartmental grant.

 

       (e) "DTMB" means the department of technology, management and budget.

 

       Sec. 3-216. The departments and agencies receiving appropriations in part 1

 

shall prepare a report on out-of-state travel expenses not later than January 1 of

 

each year. The travel report shall be a listing of all travel by classified and

 

unclassified employees outside this state in the immediately preceding fiscal year

 

that was funded in whole or in part with funds appropriated in the department’s

 

budget. The report shall be submitted to the senate and house appropriations

 

committees, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the state budget director. The

 

report shall include the following information:

 

       (a) The dates of each travel occurrence.

 

       (b) The transportation and related costs of each travel occurrence, including

 


the proportion funded with state general fund/general purpose revenues, the proportion

 

funded with state restricted revenues, the proportion funded with federal revenues,

 

and the proportion funded with other revenues.

 

       Sec. 3-226. Funds appropriated in part 1 shall not be used by a principal

 

executive department, state agency, or authority to hire a person to provide legal

 

services that are the responsibility of the attorney general. This prohibition does

 

not apply to legal services for bonding activities and for those outside services that

 

the attorney general authorizes.

 

       Sec. 3-227. Within 14 days after the release of the executive budget

 

recommendation, the department shall cooperate with the state budget office to provide

 

the senate and house appropriations chairs, the senate and house appropriations

 

subcommittees chairs, and the senate and house fiscal agencies with an annual report

 

on estimated state restricted fund balances, state restricted fund projected revenues,

 

and state restricted fund expenditures for the fiscal years ending September 30, 2014

 

and September 30, 2015.

 

       Sec. 3-228. Not later than November 30, the state budget office shall prepare

 

and transmit a report that provides for estimates of the total general fund/general

 

purpose appropriation lapses at the close of the prior fiscal year. This report shall

 

summarize the projected year-end general fund/general purpose appropriation lapses by

 

major departmental program or program areas. The report shall be transmitted to the

 

chairpersons of the senate and house appropriations committees, and the senate and

 

house fiscal agencies.

 

       Sec. 3-233. The department shall maintain, on a publicly accessible website, a

 

department scorecard that identifies, tracks and regularly updates key metrics that

 

are used to monitor and improve the agency’s performance.

 

       Sec. 3-235. The department shall cooperate with the department of technology,

 

management and budget to maintain a searchable website accessible by the public at no

 


cost that includes, but is not limited to, all of the following for each department or

 

agency:

 

       (a) Fiscal year-to-date expenditures by category.

 

       (b) Fiscal year-to-date expenditures by appropriation unit.

 

       (c) Fiscal year-to-date payments to a selected vendor, including the vendor

 

name, payment date, payment amount, and payment description.

 

       (d) The number of active department employees by job classification.

 

       (e) Job specifications and wage rates.

 

       Sec. 3-236. The departments and agencies receiving appropriations in part 1

 

shall use the Internet to fulfill the reporting requirements of this article. This

 

requirement may include transmission of reports via electronic mail to the recipients

 

identified for each reporting requirement, or it may include placement of reports on

 

an Internet or Intranet site.

 

       Sec. 3-237. Funds appropriated in part 1 shall not be used for the purchase of

 

foreign goods or services, or both, if competitively priced and of comparable quality

 

American goods or services, or both, are available. Preference shall be given to goods

 

or services, or both, manufactured or provided by Michigan businesses, if they are

 

competitively priced and of comparable quality. In addition, preference should be

 

given to goods or services, or both, that are manufactured or provided by Michigan

 

businesses owned and operated by veterans, if they are competitively priced and of

 

comparable quality.

 

       Sec. 3-238. Total authorized appropriations from all sources under part 1 for

 

legacy costs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015 is $3,139,500.00. From this

 

amount, total agency appropriations for pension-related legacy costs are estimated at

 

$1,745,300.00.  Total agency appropriations for retiree health care legacy costs are

 

estimated at $1,394,200.00.

 

 

 


CIVIL RIGHTS OPERATIONS

 

       Sec. 3-401. (1) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is

 

appropriated an amount not to exceed $2,000,000.00 for federal contingency funds.

 

These funds are not available for expenditure until they have been transferred to

 

another line item in this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget

 

act, 1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1393.

 

       (2) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is appropriated an

 

amount not to exceed $750,000.00 for private contingency funds. These funds are not

 

available for expenditure until they have been transferred to another line item in

 

this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL

 

18.1393.

 

       Sec. 3-402. (1) In addition to the appropriations contained in part 1, the

 

department of civil rights may receive and expend funds from local or private sources

 

for all of the following purposes:

 

       (a) Developing and presenting training for employers on equal employment

 

opportunity law and procedures.

 

       (b) The publication and sale of civil rights related informational material.

 

       (c) The provision of copy material made available under freedom of information

 

requests.

 

       (d) Other copy fees, subpoena fees, and witness fees.

 

       (e) Developing, presenting, and participating in mediation processes for

 

certain civil rights cases.

 

       (f) Workshops, seminars, and recognition or award programs consistent with the

 

programmatic mission of the individual unit sponsoring or coordinating the programs.

 

       (g) Staffing costs for all activities included in this subsection.

 

       (2) The department of civil rights shall annually report to the state budget

 

director, the senate and house of representatives standing committees on

 


appropriations, and the senate and house fiscal agencies the amount of funds received

 

and expended for purposes authorized under this section.

 

       Sec. 3-403. The department of civil rights may contract with local units of

 

government to review equal employment opportunity compliance of potential contractors

 

and may charge for and expend amounts received from local units of government for the

 

purpose of developing and providing these contractual services.

 


Article 4

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH

 

PART 1

 

LINE-ITEM APPROPRIATIONS AND ANTICIPATED APPROPRIATIONS

 

       Sec. 4-101. Subject to the conditions set forth in this article, the amounts

 

listed in this part for the department of community health are appropriated for the

 

fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and are anticipated to be appropriated for the

 

fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, from the funds indicated in this part. The

 

following is a summary of the appropriations and anticipated appropriations in this

 

part:

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH

 

APPROPRIATION SUMMARY

 

   Full-time equated unclassified positions..............                6.0               6.0

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................            3,648.1           3,648.1

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $ 17,374,567,800  $ 17,516,114,600

 

  Total interdepartmental grants..........................          9,425,900         9,425,900

 

  ADJUSTED GROSS APPROPRIATION............................   $ 17,365,141,900  $ 17,506,688,700

 

  Total federal revenues..................................     11,941,802,500    12,043,808,400

 

  Total local revenues....................................        216,656,400       216,656,400

 

  Total private revenues..................................        127,056,600       127,056,600

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................      2,140,657,600     2,140,657,600

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $  2,938,968,800  $  2,978,509,700

 

       State general fund/general purpose schedule:

 

     Ongoing state general fund/general purpose..........      2,924,876,500     2,978,509,700

 

     One-time state general fund/general purpose.........         14,092,300                 0

 

   Sec. 4-102.  DEPARTMENTWIDE ADMINISTRATION

 

   Full-time equated unclassified positions..............                6.0               6.0

 


   Full-time equated classified positions................              190.7             190.7

 

  Director and other unclassified—6.0 FTE positions.......   $        724,700  $        724,700

 

  Departmental administration and management—180.7

 

   FTE positions.........................................         27,088,800        27,088,800

 

  Worker’s compensation program...........................          5,000,500         5,000,500

 

  Rent and building occupancy.............................         10,236,500        10,236,500

 

  Developmental disabilities council and projects—10.0

 

   FTE positions.........................................          3,042,200         3,042,200

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     46,092,700  $     46,092,700

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Total federal revenues..................................         15,472,900        15,472,900

 

  Total private revenues..................................             35,200            35,200

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................            797,400           797,400

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     29,787,200  $     29,787,200

 

    Sec. 4-103.  BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION AND SPECIAL PROJECTS

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................              103.0             103.0

 

  Behavioral health program administration—102.0 FTE

 

   positions.............................................   $     34,230,400  $     34,230,400

 

  Gambling addiction—1.0 FTE position.....................          3,003,900         3,003,900

 

  Protection and advocacy services support................            194,400           194,400

 

  Community residential and support services..............            592,100           592,100

 

  Federal and other special projects......................          2,839,200         2,839,200

 

  Family support subsidy..................................         18,149,900        18,149,900

 

  Housing and support services............................         13,238,800         13,238,800

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     72,248,700  $     72,248,700

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Total federal revenues..................................         21,218,700        21,218,700

 


  Social security act, temporary assistance for needy

 

   families..............................................         18,330,400        18,330,400

 

  Total private revenues..................................            200,000           200,000

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................          3,003,900         3,003,900

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     29,495,700  $     29,495,700

 

   Sec. 4-104.  BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................                9.5               9.5

 

  Medicaid mental health services.........................   $  2,206,980,600  $  2,206,980,600

 

  Community mental health non-Medicaid services...........         97,050,400        97,050,400

 

  Mental health services for special populations..........          8,842,800         8,842,800

 

  Medicaid substance abuse services.......................         43,115,300        43,115,300

 

  CMHSP, purchase of state services contracts.............        139,465,600       139,465,600

 

  Civil service charges...................................          1,499,300         1,499,300

 

  Federal mental health block grant—2.5 FTE positions.....         15,445,500        15,445,500

 

  State disability assistance program substance abuse

 

   services..............................................          2,018,800         2,018,800

 

  Community substance abuse prevention, education,

 

   and treatment programs................................         80,093,000        80,093,000

 

  Children’s waiver home care program.....................         21,544,900        21,544,900

 

  Nursing home PAS/ARR-OBRA—7.0 FTE positions.............         12,260,600        12,260,600

 

  Children with serious emotional disturbance waiver......         12,647,900        12,647,900

 

  Health homes............................................            900,000           900,000

 

  Healthy Michigan Plan – behavioral health...............        205,350,300       205,350,300

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $  2,847,215,000  $  2,847,215,000

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Interdepartmental grant revenues:

 

  Interdepartmental grant from the department of human

 


   services..............................................          6,351,500         6,351,500

 

  Total federal revenues..................................      1,796,667,500     1,796,667,500

 

  Total local revenues....................................         25,228,900        25,228,900

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................         22,506,200        22,506,200

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $    996,460,900  $    996,460,900

 

   Sec. 4-105. STATE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS AND FORENSIC MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................            2,130.9           2,130.9

 

  Caro regional mental health center-psychiatric

 

   hospital-adult—461.3 FTE positions....................   $     56,257,100  $     56,257,100

 

  Kalamazoo psychiatric hospital-adult—466.1 FTE positions    64,409,100        64,409,100

 

  Walter P. Reuther psychiatric hospital-adult—420.8

 

   FTE positions.........................................         55,919,900        55,919,900

 

  Hawthorn center-psychiatric hospital-children

 

   and adolescents—226.4 FTE positions...................         28,778,000        28,778,000

 

  Center for forensic psychiatry—556.3 FTE positions......         72,695,200        72,695,200

 

  Revenue recapture.......................................            750,000           750,000

 

  IDEA, federal special education.........................            120,000           120,000

 

  Special maintenance.....................................            332,500           332,500

 

  Purchase of medical services for residents of

 

   hospitals and centers.................................            445,600           445,600

 

  Gifts and bequests for patient living and treatment

 

   environment...........................................          1,000,000         1,000,000

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $    280,707,400  $    280,707,400

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Total federal revenues..................................         34,724,400        34,724,400

 

  CMHSP, purchase of state services contracts.............        139,465,600       139,465,600

 

  Total local revenues....................................         19,493,800        19,493,800

 


  Total private revenues..................................          1,000,000         1,000,000

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................         18,871,300        18,871,300

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     67,152,300  $     67,152,300

 

    Sec. 4-106.  PUBLIC HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................              100.4             100.4

 

  Public health administration—7.3 FTE positions..........   $      1,574,000  $      1,574,000

 

  Health and wellness initiatives—11.7 FTE positions......          8,300,000         8,300,000

 

  Vital records and health statistics—81.4 FTE positions..         11,483,500        11,483,500

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     21,357,500  $     21,357,500

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Interdepartmental grant revenues:

 

  Interdepartmental grant from the department of human

 

   services..............................................          1,208,200         1,208,200

 

  Total federal revenues..................................          3,657,000         3,657,000

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................         12,053,900        12,053,900

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      4,438,400  $      4,438,400

 

    Sec. 4-107. HEALTH POLICY

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               64.8              64.8

 

  Emergency medical services program—23.0 FTE positions...   $      6,421,800  $      6,421,800

 

  Health policy administration—24.1 FTE positions.........          3,112,700         3,112,700

 

  Health innovation grants................................          1,500,000         1,500,000

 

  Minority health grants and contracts....................            612,700           612,700

 

  Nurse education and research program—3.0 FTE positions..            774,400           774,400

 

  Certificate of need program administration—12.3 FTE

 

   positions.............................................          2,785,200         2,785,200

 

  Rural health services—1.0 FTE position..................          1,531,500         1,531,500

 

  Michigan essential health provider......................          3,091,300         3,091,300

 


  Primary care services—1.4 FTE positions.................          4,067,900         4,067,900

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     23,897,500  $     23,897,500

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Interdepartmental grant revenues:

 

  Interdepartmental grant from the department of

 

   licensing and regulatory affairs......................            774,400           774,400

 

  Interdepartmental grant from the department of treasury,

 

   Michigan state hospital finance.......................            116,200           116,200

 

  Total federal revenues..................................          7,994,500         7,994,500

 

  Total private revenues..................................            865,000           865,000

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................          6,565,700         6,565,700

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      7,581,700  $      7,581,700

 

    Sec. 4-108.  LABORATORY SERVICES

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................              100.0             100.0

 

  Laboratory services-100.0 FTE positions.................   $      19,043,200  $      19,043,200

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     19,043,200  $     19,043,200

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Interdepartmental grant revenues:

 

  Interdepartmental grant from the department of

 

   environmental quality.................................            975,600           975,600

 

  Total federal revenues..................................          2,298,100         2,298,100

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................          8,993,900         8,993,900

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      6,775,600  $      6,775,600

 

    Sec. 4-109.  EPIDEMIOLOGY

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................              144.9             144.9

 

  AIDS surveillance and prevention program................   $      1,854,100  $      1,854,100

 

  Bioterrorism preparedness—52.0 FTE positions............         30,094,200        30,094,200

 


  Epidemiology administration—41.6 FTE positions..........         11,845,700        11,845,700

 

  Healthy homes program—8.0 FTE positions.................          3,886,200         3,886,200

 

  Immunization program-12.8 FTE positions.................         15,022,300        15,022,300

 

  Newborn screening follow-up and treatment services-

 

   10.5 FTE positions....................................          6,748,800         6,748,800

 

  Sexually transmitted disease control program-20.0 FTE

 

   positions.............................................          6,252,900         6,252,900

 

  Tuberculosis control and prevention.....................            867,000           867,000

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     76,571,200  $     76,571,200

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Total federal revenues..................................         58,971,700        58,971,700

 

  Total private revenues..................................            338,800           338,800

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................         11,110,500        11,110,500

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      6,150,200  $      6,150,200

 

    Sec. 4-110.  LOCAL HEALTH ADMINISTRATION AND GRANTS

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................                2.0               2.0

 

  Essential local public health services..................   $     39,386,100  $     39,386,100

 

  Implementation of 1993 PA 133, MCL 333.17015............             20,000            20,000

 

  Local health services—2.0 FTE positions.................            537,300           537,300

 

  Medicaid outreach cost reimbursement to local health

 

   departments...........................................          9,000,000         9,000,000

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     48,943,400  $     48,943,400

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Total federal revenues..................................          9,537,300         9,537,300

 

  Total local revenues....................................          5,150,000         5,150,000

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     34,256,100  $     34,256,100

 

   Sec. 4-111.  CHRONIC DISEASE AND INJURY PREVENTION AND HEALTH PROMOTION

 


   Full-time equated classified positions................               96.0              96.0

 

  AIDS prevention, testing and care programs-31.7 FTE

 

   positions.............................................   $     70,427,500  $     70,427,500

 

  Cancer prevention and control program-12.0 FTE

 

   positions.............................................         15,009,000        15,009,000

 

  Chronic disease control and health promotion

 

   administration-37.4 FTE positions.....................          5,883,200         5,883,200

 

  Injury control intervention project.....................          1,350,000         1,350,000

 

  Smoking prevention program-12.0 FTE positions...........          2,111,000         2,111,000

 

  Violence prevention-2.9 FTE positions...................          1,824,000         1,824,000

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     96,604,700  $     96,604,700

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Total federal revenues..................................         49,169,800        49,169,800

 

  Total private revenues..................................         38,778,400        38,778,400

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................          5,535,000         5,535,000

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      3,121,500  $      3,121,500

 

   Sec. 4-112.  FAMILY, MATERNAL AND CHILDREN’S HEALTH SERVICES

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               65.6              65.6

 

  Childhood lead program—2.5 FTE positions................   $      1,236,200  $      1,236,200

 

  Dental programs—3.0 FTE positions.......................          1,647,600         1,647,600

 

  Dental program for persons with developmental

 

   disabilities..........................................            151,000           151,000

 

  Family, maternal, and children’s health services

 

   administration—46.1 FTE positions.....................          7,817,800         7,817,800

 

  Family planning local agreements........................          8,310,700         8,310,700

 

  Local MCH services......................................          7,018,100         7,018,100

 

  Pregnancy prevention program............................            602,100           602,100

 


  Prenatal care outreach and service delivery support—

 

   14.0 FTE positions....................................         19,835,700        19,835,700

 

  Special projects........................................          6,832,900         6,832,900

 

  Sudden infant death syndrome program ...................            321,300           321,300

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     53,773,400  $     53,773,400

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Total federal revenues..................................         41,805,000        41,805,000

 

  Total local revenues....................................             75,000            75,000

 

  Total private revenues..................................            874,500           874,500

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     11,018,900  $     11,018,900

 

    Sec. 4-113.  WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN FOOD AND NUTRITION PROGRAM

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               45.0              45.0

 

  Women, infants, and children program administration

 

   and special projects-45.0 FTE positions...............   $     17,923,200  $     17,923,200

 

  Women, infants, and children program local agreements

 

   and food costs .......................................        256,285,000       256,285,000

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $    274,208,200  $    274,208,200

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Total federal revenues..................................        213,130,300       213,130,300

 

  Total private revenues..................................         61,077,900        61,077,900

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $              0  $              0

 

   Sec. 4-114.  CHILDREN’S SPECIAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               46.8              46.8

 

  Children’s special health care services

 

   administration—44.0 FTE positions.....................   $      5,582,100  $      5,582,100

 

  Bequests for care and services—2.8 FTE positions........          1,528,800         1,528,800

 

  Outreach and advocacy...................................          5,510,000         5,510,000

 


  Nonemergency medical transportation.....................          1,505,900         1,505,900

 

  Medical care and treatment .............................        187,931,700       187,931,700

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $    202,058,500  $    202,058,500

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Total federal revenues..................................        106,258,400       106,258,400

 

  Total private revenues..................................          1,009,300         1,009,300

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................          3,857,400         3,857,400

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     90,933,400  $     90,933,400

 

   Sec. 4-115.  CRIME VICTIM SERVICES COMMISSION

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               13.0              13.0

 

  Grants administration services—13.0 FTE positions.......   $      2,128,100  $      2,128,100

 

  Justice assistance grants...............................         15,000,000        15,000,000

 

  Crime victim rights services grants.....................         16,870,000        16,870,000

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     33,998,100  $     33,998,100

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Total federal revenues..................................         18,696,900        18,696,900

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................         15,301,200        15,301,200

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $              0  $              0

 

   Sec. 4-116.  OFFICE OF SERVICES TO THE AGING

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               40.0              40.0

 

  Office of services to aging administration—40.0

 

   FTE positions.........................................   $      7,600,700  $      7,600,700

 

  Community services......................................         39,013,900        39,013,900

 

  Nutrition services......................................         39,044,000        39,044,000

 

  Foster grandparent volunteer program....................          2,233,600         2,233,600

 

  Retired and senior volunteer program....................            627,300           627,300

 

  Senior companion volunteer program......................          1,604,400         1,604,400

 


  Employment assistance...................................          3,500,000         3,500,000

 

  Respite care program....................................          5,868,700         5,868,700

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     99,492,600  $     99,492,600

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Total federal revenues..................................         57,534,600        57,534,600

 

  Total private revenues..................................            677,500           677,500

 

  Merit award trust fund..................................          4,068,700         4,068,700

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................          1,400,000         1,400,000

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     35,811,800  $     35,811,800

 

   Sec. 4-117.  MEDICAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................              495.5             495.5

 

  Medical services administration—471.5 FTE positions.....   $    119,672,500  $    119,672,500

 

  Facility inspection contract............................            132,800           132,800

 

  MIChild administration..................................          4,327,800         4,327,800

 

  Electronic health record incentive program—24.0 FTE

 

   positions.............................................        144,233,600       144,233,600

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $    268,366,700  $    268,366,700

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Total federal revenues..................................        229,872,200       229,872,200

 

  Total local revenues....................................            105,900           105,900

 

  Total private revenues..................................            100,000           100,000

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................            331,700           331,700

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     37,956,900  $     37,956,900

 

   Sec. 4-118.  MEDICAL SERVICES

 

  Hospital services and therapy...........................   $  1,172,373,700  $  1,184,353,300

 

  Hospital disproportionate share payments................         45,000,000        45,000,000

 

  Physician services......................................        397,527,100       414,934,500

 


  Medicare premium payments...............................        412,503,400       439,233,600

 

  Pharmaceutical services.................................        296,047,000       296,047,000

 

  Home health services....................................          5,792,700         5,908,600

 

  Hospice services........................................        114,669,100       116,922,500

 

  Transportation..........................................         23,038,300        23,459,100

 

  Auxiliary medical services..............................          7,268,800         7,414,200

 

  Dental services.........................................        198,120,700       201,509,700

 

  Ambulance services......................................          9,374,300         9,561,800

 

  Long-term care services.................................      2,584,005,600     2,637,015,500

 

  Autism services.........................................         25,171,800        25,171,800

 

  Health plan services....................................      4,593,832,100     4,633,832,100

 

  MIChild program.........................................         71,220,100        71,220,100

 

  Federal Medicare pharmaceutical program.................        150,883,900       150,883,900

 

  Maternal and child health...............................         20,279,500        20,279,500

 

  Healthy Michigan Plan...................................      2,247,573,500     2,247,573,500

 

       Subtotal basic medical services payments..........     12,374,681,600    12,530,320,700

 

  School based services...................................        112,102,700       112,102,700

 

  Special Medicaid reimbursement..........................        321,908,600       321,908,600

 

       Subtotal special medical services payments........        434,011,300       433,011,300

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $ 12,808,692,900  $ 12,964,332,000

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Total federal revenues..................................      9,210,982,400     9,312,988,300

 

  Total local revenues....................................         27,137,200        27,137,200

 

  Total private revenues..................................          2,100,000         2,100,000

 

  Merit award trust fund..................................         64,266,000        64,266,000

 

  Total other state restricted............................      1,960,006,800     1,960,006,800

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $  1,544,200,500  $  1,597,833,700

 


   Sec. 4-119.  INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

  Information technology services and projects............   $     37,002,700  $     37,002,700

 

  Michigan Medicaid information system....................         50,201,100        50,201,100

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     87,203,800  $     87,203,800

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  Total federal revenues..................................         45,480,400        45,480,400

 

  Total private revenues..................................         20,000,000        20,000,000

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................          1,988,000         1,988,000

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     19,735,400  $     19,735,400

 

   Sec. 4-120.  ONE-TIME APPROPRIATIONS

 

  University autism programs..............................   $      3,000,000  $              0

 

  Child and adolescent health services....................          2,000,000                 0

 

  Mental health commission recommendations................          5,000,000                 0

 

  Dental clinic program...................................          4,092,300                 0

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     14,092,300  $              0

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     14,092,300  $              0

 

 

 

 

 

PART 2

 

PROVISIONS CONCERNING APPROPRIATIONS

 

FISCAL YEAR 2015

 

 

 

GENERAL SECTIONS

 

       Sec. 4-201. Pursuant to section 30 of article IX of the state constitution of

 

1963, total state spending from state resources under part 1 for fiscal year 2014-2015

 

is $5,079,626,400.00 and state spending from state resources to be paid to local units

 


of government for fiscal year 2014-2015 is $1,190,485,800.00. The itemized statement

 

below identifies appropriations from which spending to local units of government will

 

occur:

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH

 

  Community residential and support services......................   $              757,200

 

  Housing and support services....................................                  812,800

 

  State disability assistance program substance abuse services....                1,957,300

 

  Community substance abuse prevention, education and treatment

 

   programs......................................................               13,614,900

 

  Medicaid mental health services.................................              719,021,800

 

  Community mental health non-Medicaid services...................              240,345,600

 

  Mental health services for special populations..................                5,344,400

 

  Medicaid substance abuse services...............................               14,088,700

 

  Children’s waiver home care program.............................                5,302,400

 

  Nursing home PAS/ARR-OBRA.......................................                2,475,900

 

  Health and wellness initiative..................................                3,584,600

 

  Primary care services...........................................                  413,900

 

  AIDS prevention, testing, and care programs.....................                1,600,100

 

  Sexually transmitted disease control program....................                  175,200

 

  Laboratory services.............................................                   16,200

 

  Immunization program............................................                1,123,500

 

  Implementation of 1993 PA 133, MCL 333.17015....................                    5,000

 

  Essential local public health services..........................               34,236,100

 

  Cancer prevention and control program...........................                  570,100

 

  Chronic disease control and health promotion administration.....                   12,000

 

  Prenatal care outreach and service delivery support.............                1,500,000

 

  Medical care and treatment......................................                  939,700

 


  Outreach and advocacy...........................................                2,226,000

 

  Crime victim rights services grants.............................                7,200,600

 

  Community services..............................................               16,533,500

 

  Nutrition services..............................................               10,587,000

 

  Foster grandparent volunteer program............................                  657,100

 

  Retired and senior volunteer program............................                  173,900

 

  Senior companion volunteer program..............................                  348,800

 

  Respite care program............................................                5,115,000

 

  Dental services.................................................                  990,600

 

  Long-term care services.........................................               84,754,000

 

  Transportation..................................................                1,359,300

 

  Hospital services and therapy...................................                2,344,700

 

  Physician services..............................................                9,938,200

 

  TOTAL OF PAYMENTS TO LOCAL UNITS OF GOVERNMENT..................   $        1,190,126,100

 

       Sec. 4-202. The appropriations authorized under this article are subject to the

 

management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1101 to 18.1594.

 

       Sec. 4-203. As used in this article:

 

       (a) "AIDS" means acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

 

       (b) "CMHSP" means a community mental health services program as that term is

 

defined in section 100a of the mental health code, 1974 PA 258, MCL 330.1100a.

 

       (c) "Current fiscal year" means the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015.

 

       (d) "Department" means the department of community health.

 

       (e) "Director" means the director of the department.

 

       (f) "DSH" means disproportionate share hospital.

 

       (g) "EPSDT" means early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment.

 

       (h) "Federal health care reform legislation" means the patient protection and

 

affordable care act, Public Law 111-148, and the health care and education

 


reconciliation act of 2010, Public Law 111-152.

 

       (i) "Federal poverty level" means the poverty guidelines published annually in

 

the federal register by the United States department of health and human services

 

under its authority to revise the poverty line under 42 USC 9902.

 

       (j) "FTE" means full-time equated.

 

       (k) "GME" means graduate medical education.

 

       (l) "Health plan" means, at a minimum, an organization that meets the criteria

 

for delivering the comprehensive package of services under the department's

 

comprehensive health plan.

 

       (m) "HEDIS" means healthcare effectiveness data and information set.

 

       (n) "HIV" means human immunodeficiency virus.

 

       (o) "HMO" means health maintenance organization.

 

       (p) "IDEA" means the individuals with disabilities education act, 20 USC 1400

 

to 1482.

 

       (q) "MCH" means maternal and child health.

 

       (r) "Medicare" means title XVIII of the social security act, 42 USC 1395 to

 

1395kkk-1.

 

       (s) "MIChild" means the program described in section 1670.

 

       (t) "PAS/ARR-OBRA" means the preadmission screening and annual resident review

 

required under the omnibus budget reconciliation act of 1987, section 1919(e)(7) of

 

the social security act, and 42 USC 1396r.

 

       (u) "PIHP" means a governmental entity designed by the department as a

 

specialty prepaid inpatient health plan for Medicaid mental health services, services

 

to individuals with developmental disabilities, and substance abuse services.

 

       (v) "Temporary assistance for needy families" means part A of title IV of the

 

social security act, 42 USC 601 to 619.

 

       (w) "Title X" means title X of the social security act, 42,USC, that

 


establishes grants to states for aid to the blind.

 

       (x) "Title XIX" and "Medicaid" means title XIX of the social security act, 42

 

USC 1396 to 1396w-5.

 

       Sec. 4-206. (1) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is

 

appropriated an amount not to exceed $200,000,000.00 for federal contingency funds.

 

These funds are not available for expenditure until they have been transferred to

 

another line item in this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget

 

act, 1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1393.

 

       (2) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is appropriated an

 

amount not to exceed $40,000,000.00 for state restricted contingency funds. These

 

funds are not available for expenditure until they have been transferred to another

 

line item in this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget act, 1984

 

PA 431, MCL 18.1393.

 

       (3) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is appropriated an

 

amount not to exceed $20,000,000.00 for local contingency funds. These funds are not

 

available for expenditure until they have been transferred to another line item in

 

this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL

 

18.1393.

 

       (4) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is appropriated an

 

amount not to exceed $40,000,000.00 for private contingency funds. These funds are not

 

available for expenditure until they have been transferred to another line item in

 

this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL

 

18.1393.

 

       Sec. 4-207. The department shall maintain, on a publically accessible website,

 

a department scorecard that identifies, tracks and regularly updates key metrics that

 

are used to monitor and improve the agency’s performance.

 

       Sec. 4-208. The departments and agencies receiving appropriations in part 1

 


shall use the Internet to fulfill the reporting requirements of this article. This

 

requirement may include transmission of reports via electronic mail to the recipients

 

identified for each reporting requirement, or it may include placement of reports on

 

an Internet or Intranet site.

 

       Sec. 4-209. Funds appropriated in part 1 shall not be used for the purchase of

 

foreign goods or services, or both, if competitively priced and of comparable quality

 

American goods or services, or both, are available. Preference shall be given to goods

 

or services, or both, manufactured or provided by Michigan businesses, if they are

 

competitively priced and of comparable quality. In addition, preference should be

 

given to goods or services, or both, that are manufactured or provided by Michigan

 

businesses owned and operated by veterans, if they are competitively priced and of

 

comparable quality.

 

       Sec. 4-210. The director shall take all reasonable steps to ensure businesses

 

in deprived and depressed communities compete for and perform contracts to provide

 

services or supplies, or both. Each director shall strongly encourage firms with which

 

the department contracts to subcontract with certified businesses in depressed and

 

deprived communities for services, supplies, or both.

 

       Sec. 4-211. If the revenue collected by the department from fees and

 

collections exceeds the amount appropriated in part 1, the revenue may be carried

 

forward with the approval of the state budget director into the subsequent fiscal

 

year. The revenue carried forward under this section shall be used as the first source

 

of funds in the subsequent fiscal year.

 

       Sec. 4-212. (1) On or before February 1 of the current fiscal year, the

 

department shall report to the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on

 

community health, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the state budget director

 

on the detailed name and amounts of federal, restricted, private, and local sources of

 

revenue that support the appropriations in each of the line items in part 1.

 


       (2) Upon the release of the next fiscal year executive budget recommendation,

 

the department shall report to the same parties in subsection (1) on the amounts and

 

detailed sources of federal, restricted, private, and local revenue proposed to

 

support the total funds appropriated in each of the line items in part 1 of the next

 

fiscal year executive budget proposal.

 

       Sec. 4-213. The state departments, agencies, and commissions receiving tobacco

 

tax funds and healthy Michigan funds from part 1 shall report by April 1 of the

 

current fiscal year to the senate and house appropriations committees, the senate and

 

house fiscal agencies, and the state budget director on the following:

 

       (a) Detailed spending plan by appropriation line item including description of

 

programs and a summary of organizations receiving these funds.

 

       (b) Description of allocations or bid processes including need or demand

 

indicators used to determine allocations.

 

       (c) Eligibility criteria for program participation and maximum benefit levels

 

where applicable.

 

       (d) Outcome measures used to evaluate programs, including measures of the

 

effectiveness of these programs in improving the health of Michigan residents.

 

       (e) Any other information considered necessary by the house of representatives

 

or senate appropriations committees or the state budget director.

 

       Sec. 4-216. (1) In addition to funds appropriated in part 1 for all programs

 

and services, there is appropriated for write-offs of accounts receivable, deferrals,

 

and for prior year obligations in excess of applicable prior year appropriations, an

 

amount equal to total write-offs and prior year obligations, but not to exceed amounts

 

available in prior year revenues.

 

       (2) The department's ability to satisfy appropriation deductions in part 1

 

shall not be limited to collections and accruals pertaining to services provided in

 

the current fiscal year, but shall also include reimbursements, refunds, adjustments,

 


and settlements from prior years.

 

       Sec. 4-219. (1) The department may contract with the Michigan public health

 

institute for the design and implementation of projects and for other public health-

 

related activities prescribed in section 2611 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368,

 

MCL 333.2611. The department may develop a master agreement with the institute to

 

carry out these purposes for up to a 3-year period. The department shall report to the

 

house and senate appropriations subcommittees on community health, the house and

 

senate fiscal agencies, and the state budget director on or before January 1 of the

 

current fiscal year all of the following:

 

       (a) A detailed description of each funded project.

 

       (b) The amount allocated for each project, the appropriation line item from

 

which the allocation is funded, and the source of financing for each project.

 

       (c) The expected project duration.

 

       (d) A detailed spending plan for each project, including a list of all

 

subgrantees and the amount allocated to each subgrantee.

 

       (2) On or before September 30 of the current fiscal year, the department shall

 

provide to the same parties listed in subsection (1) a copy of all reports, studies,

 

and publications produced by the Michigan public health institute, its subcontractors,

 

or the department with the funds appropriated in part 1 and allocated to the Michigan

 

public health institute.

 

       Sec. 4-223. The department may establish and collect fees for publications,

 

videos and related materials, conferences, and workshops. Collected fees shall be used

 

to offset expenditures to pay for printing and mailing costs of the publications,

 

videos and related materials, and costs of the workshops and conferences. The

 

department shall not collect fees under this section that exceed the cost of the

 

expenditures.

 

       Sec. 4-264. (1) Upon submission of a Medicaid waiver, a Medicaid state plan

 


amendment, or a similar proposal to the centers for Medicare and Medicaid services,

 

the department shall notify the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on

 

community health and the house and senate fiscal agencies of the submission.

 

       (2) The department shall provide written or verbal biannual reports to the

 

senate and house appropriations subcommittees on community health and the senate and

 

house fiscal agencies summarizing the status of any new or ongoing discussions with

 

the centers for Medicare and Medicaid services or the federal department of health and

 

human services regarding potential or future Medicaid waiver applications.

 

       (3) The department shall inform the senate and house appropriations

 

subcommittees on community health and the senate and house fiscal agencies of any

 

alterations or adjustments made to the published plan for integrated care for

 

individuals who are dual Medicare/Medicaid eligibles when the final version of the

 

plan has been submitted to the federal centers for Medicare and Medicaid services or

 

the federal department of health and human services.

 

       (4) At least 30 days before implementation of the plan for integrated care for

 

individuals who are dual Medicare/Medicaid eligibles, the department shall submit the

 

plan to the legislature for review.

 

       Sec. 4-266. The departments and agencies receiving appropriations in part 1

 

shall prepare a report on out-of-state travel expenses not later than January 1 of

 

each year. The travel report shall be a listing of all travel by classified and

 

unclassified employees outside this state in the immediately preceding fiscal year

 

that was funded in whole or in part with funds appropriated in the department’s

 

budget. The report shall be submitted to the senate and house appropriations

 

committees, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the state budget director. The

 

report shall include the following information:

 

       (a) The dates of each travel occurrence.

 

       (b) The transportation and related costs of each travel occurrence, including

 


the proportion funded with state general fund/general purpose revenues, the proportion

 

funded with state restricted revenues, the proportion funded with federal revenues,

 

and the proportion funded with other revenues.

 

            Sec. 4-270. Within 180 days after receipt of the notification from the attorney

 

general’s office of a legal action in which expenses had been recovered pursuant to

 

section 106(4) of the social welfare act, 1939 PA 280, MCL 400.106, or any other

 

statute under which the department has the right to recover expenses, the department

 

shall submit a written report to the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on

 

community health, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the state budget office

 

which includes, at a minimum, all of the following:

 

       (a) The total amount recovered from the legal action.

 

       (b) The program or service for which the money was originally expended.

 

       (c) Details on the disposition of the funds recovered such as the appropriation

 

or revenue account in which the money was deposited.

 

       (d) A description of the facts involved in the legal action.

 

       Sec. 4-276. Funds appropriated in part 1 shall not be used by a principal

 

executive department, state agency, or authority to hire a person to provide legal

 

services that are the responsibility of the attorney general. This prohibition does

 

not apply to legal services for bonding activities and for those outside services that

 

the attorney general authorizes.

 

       Sec. 4-287. Not later than November 30, the state budget office shall prepare

 

and transmit a report that provides for estimates of the total general fund/general

 

purpose appropriation lapses at the close of the prior fiscal year. This report shall

 

summarize the projected year-end general fund/general purpose appropriation lapses by

 

major departmental program or program areas. The report shall be transmitted to the

 

chairpersons of the senate and house appropriations committees, and the senate and

 

house fiscal agencies.

 


       Sec. 4-292. The department shall cooperate with the department of technology,

 

management and budget to maintain a searchable website accessible by the public at no

 

cost that includes, but is not limited to, all of the following for each department or

 

agency:

 

       (a) Fiscal year-to-date expenditures by category.

 

       (b) Fiscal year-to-date expenditures by appropriation unit.

 

       (c) Fiscal year-to-date payments to a selected vendor, including the vendor

 

name, payment date, payment amount, and payment description.

 

       (d) The number of active department employees by job classification.

 

       (e) Job specifications and wage rates.

 

       Sec. 4-296. Within 14 days after the release of the executive budget

 

recommendation, the department shall cooperate with the state budget office to provide

 

the senate and house appropriations chairs, the senate and house appropriations

 

subcommittees on community health, and the senate and house fiscal agencies with an

 

annual report on estimated state restricted fund balances, state restricted fund

 

projected revenues, and state restricted fund expenditures for the fiscal years ending

 

September 30, 2014 and September 30, 2015.

 

       Sec. 4-297. Total authorized appropriations from all sources under part 1 for

 

legacy costs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015 is $89,124,600.00. From

 

this amount, total agency appropriations for pension-related legacy costs are

 

estimated at $49,676,000.00. Total agency appropriations for retiree health care

 

legacy costs are estimated at $39,448,600.00.

 

            Sec. 4-298. From the funds appropriated in part 1 for the Michigan Medicaid

 

information system line item, $20,000,000.00 in private revenue will be allocated for

 

the Michigan-Illinois alliance Medicaid management information systems project.

 

 

 

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES

 


       Sec. 4-401. Funds appropriated in part 1 are intended to support a system of

 

comprehensive community mental health services under the full authority and

 

responsibility of local CMHSPs or PIHPs in accordance with the Michigan Mental Health

 

Code, Medicaid provider manual, federal Medicaid Waivers, and all other applicable

 

federal and state laws.

 

       Sec. 4-402. (1) From funds appropriated in part 1, final authorizations for

 

Non-Medicaid Mental Health Services shall be made upon the execution of contracts

 

between the department and the service provider or intermediary. The contracts shall

 

contain an approved plan and budget as well as policies and procedures governing the

 

obligations and responsibilities of both parties to the contracts. Each contract that

 

the department is authorized to enter into under this subsection shall include a

 

provision that the contract is not valid unless the total dollar obligation for all of

 

the contracts entered into under this subsection for the current fiscal year does not

 

exceed the amount of money appropriated in part 1 for the contracts authorized under

 

this subsection.

 

       (2) The department shall immediately report to the senate and house

 

appropriations subcommittees on community health, the senate and house fiscal

 

agencies, and the state budget director if either of the following occurs:

 

       (a) Any new contracts that would affect rates or expenditures are enacted.

 

       (b) Any amendments to contracts that would affect rates or expenditures are

 

enacted.

 

       (3) The report required by subsection (2) shall include information about the

 

changes and their effects on rates and expenditures.

 

       Sec. 4-403. (1) From the funds appropriated in part 1 for mental health

 

services for special populations, the department shall competitively award grants in

 

accordance with the requirements of subsection (2). The state shall not be liable for

 

any spending above the contract amount.

 


       (2) From the funds appropriated in part 1 for mental health services for

 

special populations, the department shall require each contractor to comply with

 

performance related metrics to maintain their eligibility for funding. The

 

organizational metrics shall include, but not be limited to, all of the following:

 

       (a) Each contractor or subcontractor shall have accreditations that attest to

 

their competency and effectiveness as behavioral health and social service agencies.

 

       (b) Each contractor or subcontractor shall have a mission that is consistent

 

with the purpose of the mental health and social services appropriations for special

 

populations.

 

       (c) Each contractor shall validate that any subcontractors utilized within

 

these appropriations share the same mission as the lead agency receiving funding.

 

       (d) Each contractor or subcontractor shall demonstrate cost-effectiveness.

 

       (e) Each contractor or subcontractor shall ensure their ability to leverage

 

private dollars to strengthen and maximize service provision.

 

       (f) Each contractor or subcontractor shall provide timely and accurate reports

 

regarding the number of clients served, units of service provision and ability to meet

 

their stated goals.

 

       (3) The department shall require an annual report from the contractors that

 

receive mental health services for special populations funding. The annual report, due

 

60 days following the end of the contract period, shall include specific information

 

on services and programs provided, the client base to which the services and programs

 

were provided, information on any wraparound services provided, and the expenditures

 

for those services. The department shall provide the annual reports to the senate and

 

house appropriations subcommittees on community health, the senate and house fiscal

 

agencies and the state budget office.

 

       Sec. 4-406. (1) The funds appropriated in part 1 for the state disability

 

assistance substance abuse services program shall be used to support per diem room and

 


board payments in substance abuse residential facilities. Eligibility of clients for

 

the state disability assistance substance abuse services program shall include needy

 

persons 18 years of age or older, or emancipated minors, who reside in a substance

 

abuse treatment center.

 

       (2) The department shall reimburse all licensed substance abuse programs

 

eligible to participate in the program at a rate equivalent to that paid by the

 

department of human services to adult foster care providers. Programs accredited by

 

department-approved accrediting organizations shall be reimbursed at the personal care

 

rate, while all other eligible programs shall be reimbursed at the domiciliary care

 

rate.

 

       Sec. 4-407. (1) The amount appropriated in part 1 for substance abuse

 

prevention, education, and treatment grants shall be expended to coordinate care and

 

services provided to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and

 

substance abuse diagnoses.

 

       (2) The department shall approve managing entity fee schedules for providing

 

substance abuse services and charge participants in accordance with their ability to

 

pay.

 

       (3) The managing entity shall continue current efforts to collaborate on the

 

delivery of services to those clients with mental illness and substance abuse

 

diagnoses with the goal of providing services in an administratively efficient manner.

 

       Sec. 4-408. (1) By April 1 of the current fiscal year, the department shall

 

report the following data from the prior fiscal year on substance abuse prevention,

 

education, and treatment programs to the senate and house appropriations subcommittees

 

on community health, the senate and house fiscal agencies, and the state budget

 

office:

 

       (a) Expenditures stratified by department-designated community mental health

 

entity, by central diagnosis and referral agency, by fund source, by subcontractor, by

 


population served, and by service type. Additionally, data on administrative

 

expenditures by department-designated community mental health entity shall be

 

reported.

 

       (b) Expenditures per state client, with data on the distribution of

 

expenditures reported using a histogram approach.

 

       (c) Number of services provided by central diagnosis and referral agency, by

 

subcontractor, and by service type. Additionally, data on length of stay, referral

 

source, and participation in other state programs.

 

       (d) Collections from other first- or third-party payers, private donations, or

 

other state or local programs, by department-designated community mental health

 

entity, by subcontractor, by population served, and by service type.

 

       (2) The department shall take all reasonable actions to ensure that the

 

required data reported are complete and consistent among all department-designated

 

community mental health entities.

 

       Sec. 4-410. The department shall assure that substance abuse treatment is

 

provided to applicants and recipients of public assistance through the department of

 

human services who are required to obtain substance abuse treatment as a condition of

 

eligibility for public assistance.

 

       Sec. 4-411. (1) The department shall ensure that each contract with a CMHSP or

 

PIHP requires the CMHSP or PIHP to implement programs to encourage diversion of

 

individuals with serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, or

 

developmental disability from possible jail incarceration when appropriate.

 

       (2) Each CMHSP or PIHP shall have jail diversion services and shall work toward

 

establishing working relationships with representative staff of local law enforcement

 

agencies, including county prosecutors’ offices, county sheriffs’ offices, county

 

jails, municipal police agencies, municipal detention facilities, and the courts.

 

Written interagency agreements describing what services each participating agency is

 


prepared to commit to the local jail diversion effort and the procedures to be used by

 

local law enforcement agencies to access mental health jail diversion services are

 

strongly encouraged.

 

       Sec. 4-418. On or before the tenth of each month, the department shall report

 

to the senate and house appropriations subcommittees on community health, the senate

 

and house fiscal agencies, and the state budget director on the amount of funding paid

 

to PIHPs to support the Medicaid managed mental health care program in the preceding

 

month. The information shall include the total paid to each PIHP, per capita rate paid

 

for each eligibility group for each PIHP, and number of cases in each eligibility

 

group for each PIHP, and year-to-date summary of eligibles and expenditures for the

 

Medicaid managed mental health care program.

 

       Sec. 4-428. Each PIHP shall provide, from internal resources, local funds to be

 

used as a bona fide part of the state match required under the Medicaid program in

 

order to increase capitation rates for PIHPs. These funds shall not include either

 

state funds received by a CMHSP for services provided to non-Medicaid recipients or

 

the state matching portion of the Medicaid capitation payments made to a PIHP.

 

       Sec. 4-435. A county required under the provisions of the mental health code,

 

1974 PA 258, MCL 330.1001 to 330.2106, to provide matching funds to a CMHSP for mental

 

health services rendered to residents in its jurisdiction shall pay the matching funds

 

in equal installments on not less than a quarterly basis throughout the fiscal year,

 

with the first payment being made by October 1 of the current fiscal year.

 

       Sec. 4-492. If a CMHSP has entered into an agreement with a county or county

 

sheriff to provide mental health services to the inmates of the county jail, the

 

department shall not prohibit the use of state general fund/general purpose dollars by

 

CMHSPs to provide mental health services to inmates of a county jail.

 

       Sec. 4-494. (1) Contingent upon federal approval, if a CMHSP, PIHP, or

 

subcontracting provider agency is reviewed and accredited by a national accrediting

 


entity for behavioral health care services, the department, by April 1 of the current

 

fiscal year, shall consider that CMHSP, PIHP, or subcontracting provider agency in

 

compliance with state program review and audit requirements that are addressed and

 

reviewed by that national accrediting entity.

 

       (2) By June 1 of the current fiscal year, the department shall report to the

 

house and senate appropriations subcommittees on community health, the house and

 

senate fiscal agencies, and the state budget office all of the following:

 

       (a) A list of each CMHSP, PIHP, and subcontracting provider agency that is

 

considered in compliance with state program review and audit requirements under

 

subsection (1).

 

       (b) For each CMHSP, PIHP, or subcontracting provider agency described in

 

subdivision (a), all of the following:

 

       (i) The state program review and audit requirements that the CMHSP, PIHP, or

 

subcontracting provider agency is considered in compliance with.

 

       (ii) The national accrediting entity that reviewed and accredited the CMHSP,

 

PIHP, or subcontracting provider agency.

 

       (3) The department shall continue to comply with state and federal law and

 

shall not initiate an action that negatively impacts beneficiary safety.

 

       (4) As used in this section, "national accrediting entity" means the joint

 

commission on accreditation of healthcare organizations, the commission on

 

accreditation of rehabilitation facilities, the council of accreditation, the

 

utilization review accreditation commission, the national committee for quality

 

assurance, or other appropriate entity, as approved by the department.

 

       Sec. 4-495. From the funds appropriated in part 1 for behavioral health program

 

administration, $3,350,000.00 is intended to address the recommendations of the Mental

 

Health Diversion Council.

 

 

 


STATE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS AND FORENSIC MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

 

       Sec. 4-601. The department shall continue a revenue recapture project to

 

generate additional revenues from third parties related to cases that have been closed

 

or are inactive. A portion of revenues collected through project efforts may be used

 

for departmental costs and contractual fees associated with these retroactive

 

collections and to improve ongoing departmental reimbursement management functions.

 

       Sec. 4-602. The purpose of gifts and bequests for patient living and treatment

 

environments is to use additional private funds to provide specific enhancements for

 

individuals residing at state-operated facilities. Use of the gifts and bequests shall

 

be consistent with the stipulation of the donor. The expected completion date for the

 

use of gifts and bequests donations is within 3 years unless otherwise stipulated by

 

the donor.

 

       Sec. 4-605. (1) The department shall not implement any closures or

 

consolidations of state hospitals, centers, or agencies until CMHSPs or PIHPs have

 

programs and services in place for those individuals currently in those facilities and

 

a plan for service provision for those individuals who would have been admitted to

 

those facilities.

 

       (2) All closures or consolidations are dependent upon adequate department-

 

approved CMHSP and PIHP plans that include a discharge and aftercare plan for each

 

individual currently in the facility. A discharge and aftercare plan shall address the

 

individual’s housing needs. A homeless shelter or similar temporary shelter

 

arrangements are inadequate to meet the individual’s housing needs.

 

       (3) Four months after the certification of closure required in section 19(6) of

 

the state employees’ retirement act, 1943 PA 240, MCL 38.19, the department shall

 

provide a closure plan to the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on

 

community health and the state budget director.

 

       (4) Upon the closure of state-run operations and after transitional costs have

 


been paid, the remaining balances of funds appropriated for that operation shall be

 

transferred to CMHSPs or PIHPs responsible for providing services for individuals

 

previously served by the operations.

 

       Sec. 4-606. The department may collect revenue for patient reimbursement from

 

first- and third-party payers, including Medicaid and local county CMHSP payers, to

 

cover the cost of placement in state hospitals and centers. The department is

 

authorized to adjust financing sources for patient reimbursement based on actual

 

revenues earned. If the revenue collected exceeds current year expenditures, the

 

revenue may be carried forward with approval of the state budget director. The revenue

 

carried forward shall be used as a first source of funds in the subsequent year.

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

 

            Sec. 4-651. The department shall work with the Michigan health endowment fund

 

corporation established pursuant to section 653 of the nonprofit health care

 

corporation reform act, 1980 PA 350, MCL 550.1653, to explore ways to expand health

 

and wellness programs.

 

       Sec. 4-654. From the funds appropriated in part 1 for health and wellness

 

initiatives, $1,000,000.00 shall be allocated for a pilot before-and after-school

 

healthy exercise program to promote and advance physical health for school children in

 

kindergarten through grade 6. The department shall develop a model for program sites

 

that incorporates evidence-based best practices. The department shall establish

 

guidelines for program sites, which may include public schools, community-based

 

organizations, private facilities, recreation centers, or other similar sites. The

 

program format shall encourage local determination of site activities and shall

 

encourage local inclusion of youth in the decision-making regarding site activities.

 

Program goals shall include children experiencing good physical health, the reduction

 

of obesity, providing a safe place to play and exercise, and nutrition education. To

 


be eligible to participate in the pilot, program sites shall provide a 20% match to

 

the state funding. The department shall seek financial support from corporate,

 

foundation, or other private partners for the program or for individual program sites.

 

 

 

HEALTH POLICY

 

       Sec. 4-709. (1) The funds appropriated in part 1 for the Michigan essential

 

health care provider program may also provide loan repayment for dentists that fit the

 

criteria established by part 27 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.2701

 

to 333.2727.

 

       (2) From the funds appropriated in part 1 for the Michigan essential health

 

provider program, the department may reduce the local and private share of the loan

 

and repayment costs to 25% for primary care physicians, particularly obstetricians and

 

gynecologists working in underserved areas.

 

       Sec. 4-713. The department shall continue support of multicultural agencies

 

that provide primary care services from the funds appropriated in part 1.

 

       Sec. 4-717. (1) The department may award health innovation grants to address

 

emerging issues and encourage cutting edge advances in health care including strategic

 

partners in both the public and private sectors.

 

       (2) The unexpended funds appropriated for the health innovation grants are

 

considered work project appropriations, and any unencumbered or unallotted funds are

 

carried forward into the following fiscal year. The following is in compliance with

 

section 451a(1) of the management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1451a:

 

       (a) The purpose of the project to be carried forward is to address emerging

 

issues and encourage cutting edge advances in health care including strategic partners

 

in both the public and private sectors.

 

       (b) The project will be accomplished by providing incentive grants.

 

       (c) The estimated cost of this project phase is identified in the appropriation

 


line item.

 

       (d) The tentative completion date for the work project is September 30, 2019.

 

 

 

EPIDEMIOLOGY

 

            Sec. 4-851. (1) From the funds appropriated in part 1 for the healthy homes

 

program, $1,250,000.00 shall be allocated to continue lead abatement efforts.

 

       (2) The department shall coordinate its lead abatement efforts with the

 

Michigan public service commission, specifically on the issue of window replacement.

 

 

 

LOCAL HEALTH ADMINISTRATION AND GRANTS

 

       Sec. 4-901. The amount appropriated in part 1 for implementation of the 1993

 

additions of or amendments to sections 9161, 16221, 16226, 17014, 17015, and 17515 of

 

the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.9161, 333.16221, 333.16226, 333.17014,

 

333.17015, and 333.17515, shall be used to reimburse local health departments for

 

costs incurred related to implementation of section 17015(18) of the public health

 

code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.17015.

 

       Sec. 4-902. If a county that has participated in a district health department

 

or an associated arrangement with other local health departments takes action to cease

 

to participate in such an arrangement after October 1 of the current fiscal year, the

 

department shall have the authority to assess a penalty from the local health

 

department's operational accounts in an amount equal to no more than 6.25% of the

 

local health department's essential local public health services funding. This penalty

 

shall only be assessed to the local county that requests the dissolution of the health

 

department.

 

       Sec. 4-904. (1) Funds appropriated in part 1 for essential local public health

 

services shall be prospectively allocated to local health departments to support

 

immunizations, infectious disease control, sexually transmitted disease control and

 


prevention, hearing screening, vision services, food protection, public water supply,

 

private groundwater supply, and on-site sewage management. Food protection shall be

 

provided in consultation with the department of agriculture and rural development.

 

Public water supply, private groundwater supply, and on-site sewage management shall

 

be provided in consultation with the department of environmental quality.

 

       (2) Local public health departments shall be held to contractual standards for

 

the services in subsection (1).

 

       (3) Distributions in subsection (1) shall be made only to counties that

 

maintain local spending in the current fiscal year of at least the amount expended in

 

fiscal year 1992-1993 for the services described in subsection (1).

 

 

 

FAMILY, MATERNAL AND CHILDREN’S HEALTH SERVICES

 

       Sec. 4-1106. Each family planning program receiving federal title X family

 

planning funds under 42 USC 300 to 300a-8 shall be in compliance with all performance

 

and quality assurance indicators that the office of family planning within the United

 

States department of health and human services specifies in the program guidelines for

 

project grants for family planning services. An agency not in compliance with the

 

indicators shall not receive supplemental or reallocated funds.

 

       Sec. 4-1108. The funds appropriated in part 1 for pregnancy prevention programs

 

or family planning local agreements shall not be used to provide or support abortion

 

counseling, referrals, or services.

 

       Sec. 4-1109. (1) From the amounts appropriated in part 1 for dental programs,

 

funds shall be allocated to the Michigan dental association for the administration of

 

a volunteer dental program that provides dental services to the uninsured.

 

       (2) Not later than December 1 of the current fiscal year, the department shall

 

report to the senate and house appropriations subcommittees on community health and

 

the senate and house standing committees on health policy the number of individual

 


patients treated, number of procedures performed, and approximate total market value

 

of those procedures from the immediately preceding fiscal year.

 

       Sec. 4-1136. From the funds appropriated in part 1 for prenatal care outreach

 

and service delivery support, $700,000.00 shall be allocated for a pregnancy and

 

parenting support services program as a pilot project, which program must promote

 

childbirth and alternatives to abortion. The department shall establish a program with

 

a qualified contractor that will contract with qualified service providers to provide

 

free counseling, support, and referral services to eligible women during pregnancy

 

through 12 months after birth. As appropriate, the goals for client outcomes shall

 

include an increase in client support, an increase in childbirth choice, an increase

 

in adoption knowledge, an improvement in parenting skills, and improved reproductive

 

health through abstinence education. The contractor of the program shall provide for

 

program training, client educational material, program marketing, and annual service

 

provider site monitoring.

 

       Sec. 4-1137. From the funds appropriated in part 1 for prenatal care outreach

 

and service delivery support, not less than $500,000.00 of funding shall be allocated

 

for evidence-based programs to reduce infant mortality including nurse family

 

partnership programs. The funds shall be used for enhanced support and education to

 

nursing teams or other teams of qualified health professionals, client recruitment in

 

areas designated as underserved for obstetrical and gynecological services and other

 

high-need communities, strategic planning to expand and sustain programs, and

 

marketing and communications of programs to raise awareness, engage stakeholders, and

 

recruit nurses.

 

       Sec. 4-1138. The department shall allocate funds appropriated in section 113 of

 

part 1 for family, maternal, and children’s health services pursuant to section 1 of

 

2002 PA 360, MCL 333.1091.

 

 

 


CHILDREN’S SPECIAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES

 

       Sec. 4-1202. The department may do 1 or more of the following:

 

       (a) Provide special formula for eligible clients with specified metabolic and

 

allergic disorders.

 

       (b) Provide medical care and treatment to eligible patients with cystic

 

fibrosis who are 21 years of age or older.

 

       (c) Provide medical care and treatment to eligible patients with hereditary

 

coagulation defects, commonly known as hemophilia, who are 21 years of age or older.

 

       (d) Provide human growth hormone to eligible patients.

 

 

 

OFFICE OF SERVICES TO THE AGING

 

       Sec. 4-1403. (1) By February 1 of the current fiscal year, the office of

 

services to the aging shall require each region to report to the office of services to

 

the aging and to the legislature home-delivered meals waiting lists based upon

 

standard criteria. Determining criteria shall include all of the following:

 

       (a) The recipient’s degree of frailty.

 

       (b) The recipient’s inability to prepare his or her own meals safely.

 

       (c) Whether the recipient has another care provider available.

 

       (d) Any other qualifications normally necessary for the recipient to receive

 

home-delivered meals.

 

       (2) Data required in subsection (1) shall be recorded only for individuals who

 

have applied for participation in the home-delivered meals program and who are

 

initially determined as likely to be eligible for home-delivered meals.

 

       Sec. 4-1417. The department shall provide to the senate and house

 

appropriations subcommittees on community health, senate and house fiscal agencies,

 

and state budget director a report by March 30 of the current fiscal year that

 

contains all of the following:

 


       (a) The total allocation of state resources made to each area agency on aging

 

by individual program and administration.

 

       (b) Detail expenditure by each area agency on aging by individual program and

 

administration including both state-funded resources and locally-funded resources.

 

       Sec. 4-1421. From the funds appropriated in part 1 for community services,

 

$1,100,000.00 shall be allocated to area agencies on aging for locally determined

 

needs.

 

 

 

MEDICAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

 

       Sec. 4-1501. The unexpended funds appropriated in part 1 for the electronic

 

health records incentive program are considered work project appropriations, and any

 

unencumbered or unallotted funds are carried forward into the following fiscal year.

 

The following is in compliance with section 451a(1) of the management and budget act,

 

1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1451a:

 

       (a) The purpose of the project to be carried forward is to implement the

 

Medicaid electronic health record program that provides financial incentive payments

 

to Medicaid health care providers to encourage the adoption and meaningful use of

 

electronic health records to improve quality, increase efficiency, and promote safety.

 

       (b) The projects will be accomplished according to the approved federal

 

advanced planning document.

 

       (c) The estimated cost of this project phase is identified in the appropriation

 

line item.

 

       (d) The tentative completion date for the work project is September 30, 2019.

 

 

 

MEDICAL SERVICES

 

       Sec. 4-1601. The cost of remedial services incurred by residents of licensed

 

adult foster care homes and licensed homes for the aged shall be used in determining

 


financial eligibility for the medically needy. Remedial services include basic self-

 

care and rehabilitation training for a resident.

 

       Sec. 4-1603. (1) The department may establish a program for individuals to

 

purchase medical coverage at a rate determined by the department.

 

       (2) The department may receive and expend premiums for the buy-in of medical

 

coverage in addition to the amounts appropriated in part 1.

 

       (3) The premiums described in this section shall be classified as private

 

funds.

 

       Sec. 4-1605. The protected income level for Medicaid coverage determined

 

pursuant to section 106(1)(b)(iii) of the social welfare act, 1939 PA 280, MCL

 

400.106, shall be 100% of the related public assistance standard.

 

       Sec. 4-1606. For the purpose of guardian and conservator charges, the

 

department of community health may deduct up to $60.00 per month as an allowable

 

expense against a recipient's income when determining medical services eligibility and

 

patient pay amounts.

 

       Sec. 4-1611. (1) For care provided to medical services recipients with other

 

third-party sources of payment, medical services reimbursement shall not exceed, in

 

combination with such other resources, including Medicare, those amounts established

 

for medical services-only patients. The medical services payment rate shall be

 

accepted as payment in full. Other than an approved medical services co-payment, no

 

portion of a provider's charge shall be billed to the recipient or any person acting

 

on behalf of the recipient. Nothing in this section shall be considered to affect the

 

level of payment from a third-party source other than the medical services program.

 

The department shall require a nonenrolled provider to accept medical services

 

payments as payment in full.

 

       (2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), medical services reimbursement for hospital

 

services provided to dual Medicare/medical services recipients with Medicare part B

 


coverage only shall equal, when combined with payments for Medicare and other third-

 

party resources, if any, those amounts established for medical services-only patients,

 

including capital payments.

 

       Sec. 4-1629. The department shall utilize maximum allowable cost pricing for

 

generic drugs that is based on wholesaler pricing to providers that is available from

 

at least 2 wholesalers who deliver in the state of Michigan.

 

       Sec. 4-1631. (1) The department shall require co-payments on dental, podiatric,

 

and vision services provided to Medicaid recipients, except as prohibited by federal

 

or state law or regulation.

 

       (2) Except as otherwise prohibited by federal or state law or regulations, the

 

department shall require Medicaid recipients to pay the following co-payments:

 

       (a) Two dollars for a physician office visit.

 

       (b) Three dollars for a hospital emergency room visit.

 

       (c) Fifty dollars for the first day of an inpatient hospital stay.

 

       (d) One dollar for an outpatient hospital visit.

 

       Sec. 4-1641. An institutional provider that is required to submit a cost report

 

under the medical services program shall submit cost reports completed in full within

 

5 months after the end of its fiscal year.

 

       Sec. 4-1657. (1) Reimbursement for medical services to screen and stabilize a

 

Medicaid recipient, including stabilization of a psychiatric crisis, in a hospital

 

emergency room shall not be made contingent on obtaining prior authorization from the

 

recipient's HMO. If the recipient is discharged from the emergency room, the hospital

 

shall notify the recipient's HMO within 24 hours of the diagnosis and treatment

 

received.

 

       (2) If the treating hospital determines that the recipient will require further

 

medical service or hospitalization beyond the point of stabilization, that hospital

 

shall receive authorization from the recipient's HMO prior to admitting the recipient.

 


       (3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not require an alteration to an existing

 

agreement between an HMO and its contracting hospitals and do not require an HMO to

 

reimburse for services that are not considered to be medically necessary.

 

       Sec. 4-1659. The following sections of this article are the only ones that

 

shall apply to the following Medicaid managed care programs, including the

 

comprehensive plan, MIChoice long-term care plan, and the mental health, substance

 

abuse, and developmentally disabled services program: 404, 411, 418, 428, 474, 494,

 

1607, 1657, 1662, 1689, 1699, 1740, 1756, 1764, 1815, 1820, 1850, and 1881.

 

       Sec. 4-1662. (1) The department shall assure that an external quality review of

 

each contracting HMO is performed that results in an analysis and evaluation of

 

aggregated information on quality, timeliness, and access to health care services that

 

the HMO or its contractors furnish to Medicaid beneficiaries.

 

       (2) The department shall require Medicaid HMOs to provide EPSDT utilization

 

data through the encounter data system, and HEDIS well child health measures in

 

accordance with the national committee for quality assurance prescribed methodology.

 

       (3) The department shall provide a copy of the analysis of the Medicaid HMO

 

annual audited HEDIS reports and the annual external quality review report to the

 

senate and house of representatives appropriations subcommittees on community health,

 

the senate and house fiscal agencies, and the state budget director, within 30 days of

 

the department’s receipt of the final reports from the contractors.

 

       Sec. 4-1670. (1) The appropriation in part 1 for the MIChild program is to be

 

used to provide comprehensive health care to all children under age 19 who reside in

 

families with income at or below 212% of the federal poverty level, who are uninsured

 

and have not had coverage by other comprehensive health insurance within 6 months of

 

making application for MIChild benefits, and who are residents of this state. The

 

department shall develop detailed eligibility criteria through the medical services

 

administration public concurrence process, consistent with the provisions of this

 


article. Health coverage for children in families between 160% and 212% of the federal

 

poverty level shall be provided through a state-based private health care program.

 

       (2) The department may provide up to 1 year of continuous eligibility to

 

children eligible for the MIChild program unless the family fails to pay the monthly

 

premium, a child reaches age 19, or the status of the children's family changes and

 

its members no longer meet the eligibility criteria as specified in the federally

 

approved MIChild state plan.

 

       (3) Children whose category of eligibility changes between the Medicaid and

 

MIChild programs shall be assured of keeping their current health care providers

 

through the current prescribed course of treatment for up to 1 year, subject to

 

periodic reviews by the department if the beneficiary has a serious medical condition

 

and is undergoing active treatment for that condition.

 

       (4) To be eligible for the MIChild program, a child must be residing in a

 

family with a modified adjusted gross income of less than or equal to 212% of the

 

federal poverty level. The department's verification policy shall be used to determine

 

eligibility.

 

       (5) The department shall contract with Medicaid health plans to provide

 

physical health services to MIChild enrollees. The department may continue to obtain

 

physical health services for MIChild enrollees from health maintenance organizations

 

and preferred provider organizations currently under contract for whatever duration is

 

needed as determined by the department. The department shall contractually require

 

that health plans pay out-of-network providers at the department fee schedule. The

 

department shall contract with qualified dental plans to provide dental coverage for

 

MIChild enrollees.

 

       (6) The department may enter into contracts to obtain certain MIChild services

 

from community mental health service programs.

 

       (7) The department may make payments on behalf of children enrolled in the

 


MIChild program from the line-item appropriation associated with the program as

 

described in the MIChild state plan approved by the United States department of health

 

and human services, or from other medical services.

 

       (8) The department shall assure that an external quality review of each MIChild

 

contractor, as described in subsection (5), is performed, which analyzes and evaluates

 

the aggregated information on quality, timeliness, and access to health care services

 

that the contractor furnished to MIChild beneficiaries.

 

       (9) The department shall develop an automatic enrollment algorithm that is

 

based on quality and performance factors.

 

       (10) MIChild services shall include treatment for autism spectrum disorders as

 

defined in the federally approved Medicaid state plan.

 

       Sec. 4-1673. The department may establish premiums for MIChild eligible

 

individuals in families with income above 150% of the federal poverty level. The

 

monthly premiums shall not be less than $10.00 or exceed $15.00 for a family.

 

       Sec. 4-1677. The MIChild program shall provide all benefits available under the

 

Michigan benchmark plan that are delivered through contracted providers and consistent

 

with federal law, including, but not limited to, the following medically necessary

 

services:

 

       (a) Inpatient mental health services, other than substance abuse treatment

 

services, including services furnished in a state-operated mental hospital and

 

residential or other 24-hour therapeutically planned structured services.

 

       (b) Outpatient mental health services, other than substance abuse services,

 

including services furnished in a state-operated mental hospital and community-based

 

services.

 

       (c) Durable medical equipment and prosthetic and orthotic devices.

 

       (d) Dental services as outlined in the approved MIChild state plan.

 

       (e) Substance abuse treatment services that may include inpatient, outpatient,

 


and residential substance abuse treatment services.

 

       (f) Care management services for mental health diagnoses.

 

       (g) Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and services for individuals with

 

speech, hearing, and language disorders.

 

       (h) Emergency ambulance services.

 

       Sec. 4-1682. (1) The department shall implement enforcement actions as

 

specified in the nursing facility enforcement provisions of section 1919 of title XIX,

 

42 USC 1396r.

 

       (2) In addition to the appropriations in part 1, the department is authorized

 

to receive and spend penalty money received as the result of noncompliance with

 

medical services certification regulations. Penalty money, characterized as private

 

funds, received by the department shall increase authorizations and allotments in the

 

long-term care accounts.

 

       (3) Any unexpended penalty money, at the end of the year, shall carry forward

 

to the following year.

 

       Sec. 4-1692. (1) The department is authorized to pursue reimbursement for

 

eligible services provided in Michigan schools from the federal Medicaid program. The

 

department and the state budget director are authorized to negotiate and enter into

 

agreements, together with the department of education, with local and intermediate

 

school districts regarding the sharing of federal Medicaid services funds received for

 

these services. The department is authorized to receive and disburse funds to

 

participating school districts pursuant to such agreements and state and federal law.

 

       (2) From the funds appropriated in part 1 for medical services school-based

 

services payments, the department is authorized to do all of the following:

 

       (a) Finance activities within the medical services administration related to

 

this project.

 

       (b) Reimburse participating school districts pursuant to the fund-sharing

 


ratios negotiated in the state-local agreements authorized in subsection (1).

 

       (c) Offset general fund costs associated with the medical services program.

 

       Sec. 4-1693. The special Medicaid reimbursement appropriation in part 1 may be

 

increased if the department submits a medical services state plan amendment pertaining

 

to this line item at a level higher than the appropriation. The department is

 

authorized to appropriately adjust financing sources in accordance with the increased

 

appropriation.

 

       Sec. 4-1694. From the funds appropriated in part 1 for special Medicaid

 

reimbursement, $378,000.00 of general fund/ general purpose revenue and any associated

 

federal match shall be distributed for poison control services to an academic health

 

care system that includes a children’s hospital that has a high indigent care volume.

 

       Sec. 4-1699. (1) The department may make separate payments in the amount of

 

$45,000,000.00 directly to qualifying hospitals serving a disproportionate share of

 

indigent patients and to hospitals providing GME training programs. If direct payment

 

for GME and DSH is made to qualifying hospitals for services to Medicaid clients,

 

hospitals shall not include GME costs or DSH payments in their contracts with HMOs.

 

       (2) The department shall allocate $45,000,000.00 in DSH funding using the

 

distribution methodology used in fiscal year 2003-2004.

 

       (3) By September 30 of the current fiscal year, the department shall report to

 

the senate and house appropriations subcommittees on community health and the senate

 

and house fiscal agencies on the new distribution of funding to each eligible hospital

 

from the GME and DSH pools.

 

       Sec. 4-1775. If the state’s application for a waiver to implement managed care

 

for dual Medicare/Medicaid eligibles is approved by the federal government, the

 

department shall provide quarterly reports to the senate and house appropriations

 

subcommittees on community health and the senate and house fiscal agencies on progress

 

in implementing the waiver.

 


       Sec. 4-1804. The department, in cooperation with the department of human

 

services and the department of military and veterans affairs, shall work with the

 

federal public assistance reporting information system to identify Medicaid recipients

 

who are veterans and who may be eligible for federal veterans health care benefits or

 

other benefits.

 

       Sec. 4-1858. Medicaid services shall include treatment for autism spectrum

 

disorders as defined in the federally approved Medicaid state plan. Such alternatives

 

may be coordinated with the Medicaid health plans and the Michigan association of

 

health plans.

 

       Sec. 4-1865. Upon federal approval of the department’s proposal for integrated

 

care for individuals who are dual Medicare/Medicaid eligibles, the department shall

 

provide the senate and house appropriations subcommittees on community health and the

 

senate and house fiscal agencies its plan and organizational chart for administering

 

and providing oversight of this proposal. The plan shall include information on how

 

the department intends to organize staff in an integrated manner to ensure that key

 

components of the proposal are implemented effectively.

 

       Sec. 4-1878. In any project negotiated with the federal government for

 

integrated health care of individuals dually enrolled in Medicaid and Medicare, the

 

department shall seek to assure the existence of an ombudsman program that is not

 

associated with any project service manager or provider. For activities to be

 

undertaken by the ombudsman program, the department shall include, but is not limited

 

to, assisting beneficiaries with navigating complaint and dispute resolution

 

mechanisms, identifying problems in the project’s complaint and dispute resolution

 

mechanisms, and reporting to the executive and legislative branches on any such

 

problems and potential solutions for them.

 


Article 5

 

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

 

PART 1

 

LINE-ITEM APPROPRIATIONS AND ANTICIPATED APPROPRIATIONS

 

       Sec. 5-101. Subject to the conditions set forth in this article, the amounts

 

listed in this part for the department of corrections are appropriated for the fiscal

 

year ending September 30, 2015, and are anticipated to be appropriated for the fiscal

 

year ending September 30, 2016, from the funds indicated in this part. The following

 

is a summary of the appropriations and anticipated appropriations in this part:

 

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

 

APPROPRIATION SUMMARY

 

   Average population....................................             44,997            44,997

 

   Full-time equated unclassified positions..............               16.0              16.0

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................           14,179.3          14,179.3

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $  2,049,921,700  $  2,023,435,800

 

  Total interdepartmental grants and

 

   intradepartmental transfers...........................            225,000           225,000

 

  ADJUSTED GROSS APPROPRIATION............................   $  2,049,696,700  $  2,023,210,800

 

  Total federal revenues..................................          5,081,000         5,081,000

 

  Total local revenues....................................          8,547,700         8,547,700

 

  Total private revenues..................................                  0                 0

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................         45,869,600        45,869,600

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $  1,990,198,400  $  1,963,712,500

 

       State general fund/general purpose schedule:

 

     Ongoing state general fund/general purpose..........      1,963,712,500     1,963,712,500

 

     One-time state general fund/general purpose.........         26,485,900                 0

 

   Sec. 5-102.  EXECUTIVE

 


   Full-time equated unclassified positions..............               16.0              16.0

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               13.0              13.0

 

  Unclassified positions-16.0 FTE positions ..............   $      1,724,200  $      1,724,200

 

  Executive direction–13.0 FTE positions..................          3,115,900         3,115,900

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      4,840,100  $      4,840,100

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      4,840,100  $      4,840,100

 

   Sec. 5-103.  PRISONER RE-ENTRY AND COMMUNITY SUPPORT

 

  Prisoner re-entry local service providers...............   $     13,708,600  $     13,708,600

 

  Prisoner re-entry MDOC programs.........................         11,124,000        11,124,000

 

  Jail mental health transition pilot program.............          1,000,000         1,000,000

 

  Prisoner re-entry federal grants........................            250,000           250,000

 

  Public safety initiative................................          4,500,000         4,500,000

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     30,582,600  $     30,582,600

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  DOJ, prisoner reintegration.............................            250,000           250,000

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     30,332,600  $     30,332,600

 

   Sec. 5-104.  BUDGET AND OPERATIONS ADMINISTRATION

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................              173.0             173.0

 

  Budget and operations administration–173.0 FTE

 

   positions.............................................   $     22,193,400  $     22,193,400

 

  New custody staff training..............................          9,075,800         9,075,800

 

  Compensatory buyout and union leave bank................                100               100

 

  Worker’s compensation...................................         18,000,000        18,000,000

 


  Rent ..................................................          2,317,800         2,317,800

 

  Equipment and special maintenance.......................          7,859,600         7,859,600

 

  Administrative hearings officers........................          3,339,700         3,339,700

 

  Judicial data warehouse user fees.......................             50,000            50,000

 

  Sheriffs’ coordinating and training office..............            100,000           100,000

 

  Prosecutorial and detainer expenses.....................          5,150,000         5,150,000

 

  County jail reimbursement program.......................         14,847,100        14,847,100

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     82,933,500  $     82,933,500

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Jail reimbursement program fund.........................          5,900,000         5,900,000

 

  Local corrections officer training fund.................            100,000           100,000

 

  Correctional industries revolving fund..................            602,600           602,600

 

  Special equipment fund..................................          5,800,000         5,800,000

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     70,530,900  $     70,530,900

 

   Sec. 5-105.  FIELD OPERATIONS ADMINISTRATION

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................            1,954.3           1,954.3

 

  Field operations–1,821.9 FTE positions..................   $    200,682,300  $    200,682,300

 

  Parole board operations–41.0 FTE positions..............          4,829,700         4,829,700

 

  Parole/probation services...............................            940,000           940,000

 

  Community re-entry centers–12.4 FTE positions...........          8,152,800         8,152,800

 

  Electronic monitoring center–56.0 FTE positions.........         13,365,400        13,365,400

 

  Community corrections administration–6.0 FTE positions..            763,300           763,300

 

  Substance abuse testing and treatment services–17.0

 

   FTE positions.........................................         21,794,200        21,794,200

 

  Residential services....................................         15,475,500        15,475,500

 

  Community corrections comprehensive plans and services..         12,158,000        12,158,000

 


  Felony drunk driver jail reduction and community

 

   treatment program.....................................          1,440,100         1,440,100

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $    279,601,300  $    279,601,300

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  DOJ, office of justice programs, RSAT...................            185,400           185,400

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Local – community tether program reimbursement..........            201,300           201,300

 

  Parole and probation oversight fees.....................          4,341,500         4,341,500

 

  Parole and probation oversight fees set-aside...........          1,361,300         1,361,300

 

  Tether program participant contributions................          2,432,100         2,432,100

 

  Re-entry center reimbursements..........................             23,900            23,900

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $    271,055,800  $    271,055,800

 

   Sec. 5-106.  CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES ADMINISTRATION

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................              781.4             781.4

 

  Correctional facilities administration–61.0 FTE

 

   positions.............................................   $     11,739,800  $     11,739,800

 

  Prison food service.....................................         52,558,900        52,558,900

 

  Transportation–210.0 FTE positions......................         25,673,500        25,673,500

 

  Central records–53.0 FTE positions......................          6,207,500         6,207,500

 

  Inmate legal services...................................            790,900           790,900

 

  Loans to parolees.......................................             20,000            20,000

 

  Housing inmates in federal institutions.................            611,000           611,000

 

  Prison store operations–63.0 FTE positions..............          5,657,600         5,657,600

 

  Prison industries operations–123.0 FTE positions........         12,297,400        12,297,400

 

  Federal school lunch program............................            812,800           812,800

 

  Leased beds and alternatives to leased beds.............          5,250,000         5,250,000

 


  Public works programs...................................          1,000,000         1,000,000

 

  Cost effective housing initiative.......................                100               100

 

  Inmate housing fund.....................................                100               100

 

  Education program–271.4 FTE positions...................         35,305,900        35,305,900

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $    157,925,500  $    157,925,500

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Interdepartmental grant revenues:

 

  IDG-MDHS, Maxey/woodland center food service............            225,000           225,000

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  DAG-FNS, national school lunch..........................            812,800           812,800

 

  DED-OESE, title 1.......................................            404,900           404,900

 

  DED-OVAE, adult education...............................            354,300           354,300

 

  DED-OSERS...............................................            115,500           115,500

 

  DED, vocational education equipment.....................            152,600           152,600

 

  DED, youthful offender/Specter grant....................            202,400           202,400

 

  DOJ-BOP, federal prisoner reimbursement.................            411,000           411,000

 

  DOJ, prison rape elimination grant......................            660,400           660,400

 

  SSA-SSI, incentive payment..............................            268,400           268,400

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Correctional industries revolving fund..................         12,297,400        12,297,400

 

  Public works user fees..................................          1,000,000         1,000,000

 

  Resident stores.........................................          5,657,600         5,657,600

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $    135,363,200  $    135,363,200

 

   Sec. 5-107.  HEALTH CARE

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................            1,468.9           1,468.9

 

  Health care administration–23.0 FTE positions...........   $      3,757,800  $      3,757,800

 

  Prisoner health care services...........................         75,180,400        75,180,400

 


  Vaccination program.....................................            691,200           691,200

 

  Interdepartmental grant to human services, eligibility

 

   specialists...........................................            597,600           597,600

 

  Mental health services and support–363.0 FTE positions..         58,785,200        58,785,200

 

  Clinical complexes–1,082.9 FTE positions................        149,690,800       149,690,800

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $    288,703,000   $   288,703,000

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  Federal revenues and reimbursements.....................            248,800           248,800

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Prisoner health care copayments.........................            253,200           253,200

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $    288,201,000  $    288,201,000

 

   Sec. 5-108.  CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES

 

     Average population..................................             44,997            44,997

 

     Full-time equated classified positions..............            9,788.7           9,788.7

 

  Alger correctional facility – Munising-261.2 FTE

 

   positions.............................................   $     31,534,700  $     31,534,700

 

   Average population....................................                889               889

 

  Baraga correctional facility – Baraga-295.8 FTE

 

   positions.............................................         34,936,800        34,936,800

 

   Average population....................................                884               884

 

  Bellamy Creek correctional facility – Ionia-390.2

 

   FTE positions.........................................         44,229,700        44,229,700

 

   Average population....................................              1,850             1,850

 

  Earnest C. Brooks correctional facility – Muskegon-

 

   444.7 FTE positions...................................         50,909,500        50,909,500

 

   Average population....................................              2,512             2,512

 


  Carson City correctional facility – Carson City-

 

   424.4 FTE positions...................................         47,780,500        47,780,500

 

   Average population....................................              2,440             2,440

 

  Central Michigan correctional facility – St. Louis-

 

   391.6 FTE positions...................................         46,188,900        46,188,900

 

   Average population....................................              2,554             2,554

 

  Chippewa correctional facility – Kincheloe-435.1 FTE

 

   positions.............................................         49,076,400        49,076,400

 

   Average population....................................              2,282             2,282

 

  Cooper Street correctional facility – Jackson-260.1

 

   FTE positions.........................................         29,056,200        29,056,200

 

   Average population....................................              1,799             1,799

 

  G. Robert Cotton correctional facility – Jackson-

 

   392.9 FTE positions...................................         43,831,500        43,831,500

 

   Average population....................................              1,841             1,841

 

  Detroit detention center-63.1 FTE positions.............          8,346,400         8,346,400

 

  Detroit re-entry center-216.2 FTE positions.............         26,149,300        26,149,300

 

   Average population....................................              1,044             1,044

 

  Charles E. Egeler correctional facility – Jackson-

 

   372.7 FTE positions...................................         45,101,900        45,101,900

 

   Average population....................................              1,376             1,376

 

  Richard A. Handlon correctional facility – Ionia-

 

   246.4 FTE positions...................................         28,868,700        28,868,700

 

   Average population....................................              1,373             1,373

 

  Gus Harrison correctional facility – Adrian-444.1

 

   FTE positions.........................................         49,846,500        49,846,500

 

   Average population....................................              2,342             2,342

 


  Ionia correctional facility – Ionia-287.8 FTE . positions        33,687,000        33,687,000

 

   Average population....................................                654               654

 

  Kinross correctional facility – Kincheloe-323.8 FTE

 

   positions.............................................         37,781,900        37,781,900

 

   Average population....................................              1,799             1,799

 

  Lakeland correctional facility – Coldwater-275.2 FTE

 

   positions.............................................         32,721,200        32,721,200

 

   Average population....................................              1,336             1,336

 

  Macomb correctional facility – New Haven-297.0 FTE

 

   positions.............................................         34,500,300        34,500,300

 

   Average population....................................              1,376             1,376

 

  Marquette branch prison – Marquette-321.7 FTE positions.    39,692,600        39,692,600

 

   Average population....................................              1,201             1,201

 

  Michigan reformatory – Ionia-310.7 FTE positions........         34,800,400        34,800,400

 

   Average population....................................              1,338             1,338

 

  Muskegon correctional facility – Muskegon-202.5 FTE

 

   positions.............................................         23,557,800        23,557,800

 

   Average population....................................              1,338             1,338

 

  Newberry correctional facility – Newberry-201.1 FTE

 

   positions.............................................         23,958,900        23,958,900

 

   Average population....................................                978               978

 

  Oaks correctional facility – Eastlake-291.4 FTE

 

   positions.............................................         34,297,200        34,297,200

 

   Average population....................................              1,156             1,156

 

  Ojibway correctional facility – Marenisco-202.1 FTE

 

   positions.............................................         22,871,900        22,871,900

 

   Average population....................................              1,090             1,090

 


  Parnall correctional facility – Jackson-259.5 FTE

 

   positions.............................................         29,421,900        29,421,900

 

   Average population....................................              1,678             1,678

 

  Pugsley correctional facility – Kingsley-210.9 FTE

 

   positions.............................................         24,539,700        24,539,700

 

   Average population....................................              1,342             1,342

 

  Saginaw correctional facility – Freeland-275.9 FTE

 

   positions.............................................         32,623,300        32,623,300

 

   Average population....................................              1,480             1,480

 

  Special alternative incarceration program – (Camp

 

   Cassidy Lake)-119.0 FTE positions.....................         14,593,700        14,593,700

 

   Average population....................................                400               400

 

  St. Louis correctional facility – St. Louis-310.9 FTE

 

   positions.............................................         36,662,700        36,662,700

 

   Average population....................................              1,226             1,226

 

  Thumb correctional facility – Lapeer-284.4 FTE

 

   positions.............................................         33,215,400        33,215,400

 

   Average population....................................              1,219             1,219

 

  Women’s Huron Valley correctional complex – Ypsilanti-

 

   502.9 FTE positions...................................         59,686,800        59,686,800

 

   Average population....................................              1,872             1,872

 

  Woodland correctional facility – Whitmore Lake-285.4

 

   FTE positions.........................................         33,110,200        33,110,200

 

   Average population....................................                328               328

 

  Northern administration and support-47.0 FTE positions..          4,359,300         4,359,300

 

  Southern administration and support-141.0 FTE positions.    17,768,200        17,768,200

 

  Ionia and Jackson area utilities........................          8,579,600         8,579,600

 


  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $  1,148,287,000  $  1,148,287,000

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  DOJ, state criminal alien assistance program............          1,014,500         1,041,500

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Local revenues..........................................          8,346,400         8,346,400

 

  State restricted revenues and reimbursements............            100,000           100,000

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $  1,138,826,100  $  1,138,826,100

 

   Sec. 5-109.  INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

  Information technology services and projects............   $      24,562,800  $      24,562,800

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     24,562,800  $     24,562,800

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     24,562,800  $     24,562,800

 

   Sec. 5-110. CAPITAL OUTLAY

 

     Capital outlay – security improvements..............   $       6,000,000  $       6,000,000

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      6,000,000  $      6,000,000

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Special equipment fund..................................          6,000,000         6,000,000

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $              0  $              0

 

   Sec. 5-111.  ONE-TIME APPROPRIATIONS

 

  Education program: one-time enhancement costs...........   $      1,045,300  $              0

 

  Field operations: one-time mobilization costs...........            440,600                 0

 

  Neal, et al. settlement agreement.......................         25,000,000                 0

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     26,485,900  $              0

 

     Appropriated from:

 


  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     26,485,900  $              0

 

 

 

 

 

PART 2

 

PROVISIONS CONCERNING APPROPRIATIONS

 

FISCAL YEAR 2015

 

 

 

GENERAL SECTIONS

 

       Sec. 5-201. Pursuant to section 30 of article IX of the state constitution of

 

1963, total state spending from state resources under part 1 for fiscal year 2014-2015

 

is $2,036,068,000.00 and state spending from state resources to be paid to local units

 

of government for fiscal year 2014-2015 is $115,714,000.00. The itemized statement

 

below identifies appropriations from which spending to local units of government will

 

occur:

 

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

 

  Field operations – assumption of county probation staff...............   $          60,543,300

 

  County jail reimbursement program.....................................             14,847,100

 

  Community re-entry centers............................................              1,500,000

 

  Community corrections comprehensive plans and services................             12,158,000

 

  Residential services..................................................             15,475,500

 

  Felony drunk driver jail reduction and community treatment program....              1,440,100

 

  Leased beds and alternatives to leased beds...........................              5,250,000

 

  Public safety initiative..............................................              4,500,000

 

  TOTAL.................................................................   $         115,714,000

 

       Sec. 5-202. The appropriations authorized under this article are subject to the

 

management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1101 to 18.1594.

 

       Sec. 5-203. As used in this article:

 


       (a) "Administrative segregation" means confinement for maintenance of order or

 

discipline to a cell or room apart from accommodations provided for inmates who are

 

participating in programs of the facility.

 

       (b) "DAG" means the United States department of agriculture.

 

       (c) "DAG-FNS" means the DAG food and nutrition service.

 

       (d) "DED" means the United States department of education.

 

       (e) "DED-OESE" means the DED office of elementary and secondary education.

 

       (f) "DED-OSERS" means the DED office of special education and rehabilitative

 

services.

 

       (g) "DED-OVAE" means the DED office of vocational and adult education.

 

       (h) "Department" or "MDOC" means the Michigan department of corrections.

 

       (i) "DOJ" means the United States department of justice.

 

       (j) "DOJ-BOP" means the DOJ bureau of prisons.

 

       (k) "FTE" means full-time equated.

 

       (l) "IDG" means interdepartmental grant.

 

       (m) "Jail" means a facility operated by a local unit of government for the

 

physical detention and correction of persons charged with or convicted of criminal

 

offenses.

 

       (n) "MDHS" means the Michigan department of human services.

 

       (o) "Medicaid benefit" means a benefit paid or payable under a program for

 

medical assistance under the social welfare act, 1939 PA 280, MCL 400.1 to 400.119b.

 

       (p) "RSAT" means residential substance abuse treatment.

 

       (q) "Serious emotional disturbance" means that term as defined in section

 

100d(2) of the mental health code, 1974 PA 328, MCL 330.1100d.

 

       (r) "Serious mental illness" means that term as defined in section 100d(3) of

 

the mental health code, 1974 PA 328, MCL 330.1100d.

 

       (s) "SSA" means the United States social security administration.

 


       (t) "SSA-SSI" means SSA supplemental security income.

 

       Sec. 5-208. The departments and agencies receiving appropriations in part 1

 

shall use the Internet to fulfill the reporting requirements of this article. This

 

requirement may include transmission of reports via electronic mail to the recipients

 

identified for each reporting requirement, or it may include placement of reports on

 

an Internet or Intranet site.

 

       Sec. 5-209. Funds appropriated in part 1 shall not be used for the purchase of

 

foreign goods or services, or both, if competitively priced and of comparable quality

 

American goods or services, or both, are available. Preference shall be given to goods

 

or services, or both, manufactured or provided by Michigan businesses, if they are

 

competitively priced and of comparable quality. In addition, preference should be

 

given to goods or services, or both, that are manufactured or provided by Michigan

 

businesses owned and operated by veterans, if they are competitively priced and of

 

comparable quality.

 

       Sec. 5-211. The department may charge fees and collect revenues in excess of

 

appropriations in part 1 not to exceed the cost of offender services and programming,

 

employee meals, parolee loans, academic/vocational services, custody escorts,

 

compassionate visits, union steward activities, public works programs and services

 

provided to local units of government. The revenues and fees collected are

 

appropriated for all expenses associated with these services and activities.

 

       Sec. 5-216. The departments and agencies receiving appropriations in part 1

 

shall prepare a report on out-of-state travel expenses not later than January 1 of

 

each year. The travel report shall be a listing of all travel by classified and

 

unclassified employees outside this state in the immediately preceding fiscal year

 

that was funded in whole or in part with funds appropriated in the department’s

 

budget. The report shall be submitted to the senate and house appropriations

 

committees, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the state budget director. The

 


report shall include the following information:

 

       (a) The dates of each travel occurrence.

 

       (b) The transportation and related costs of each travel occurrence, including

 

the proportion funded with state general fund/general purpose revenues, the proportion

 

funded with state restricted revenues, the proportion funded with federal revenues,

 

and the proportion funded with other revenues.

 

       Sec. 5-220. Not later than November 30, the state budget office shall prepare

 

and transmit a report that provides for estimates of the total general fund/general

 

purpose appropriation lapses at the close of the prior fiscal year. This report shall

 

summarize the projected year-end general fund/general purpose appropriation lapses by

 

major departmental program or program areas. The report shall be transmitted to the

 

chairpersons of the senate and house appropriations committees, and the senate and

 

house fiscal agencies.

 

       Sec. 5-221. The department shall cooperate with the department of technology,

 

management and budget to maintain a searchable website accessible by the public at no

 

cost that includes, but is not limited to, all of the following for each department or

 

agency:

 

       (a) Fiscal year-to-date expenditures by category.

 

       (b) Fiscal year-to-date expenditures by appropriation unit.

 

       (c) Fiscal year-to-date payments to a selected vendor, including the vendor

 

name, payment date, payment amount, and payment description.

 

       (d) The number of active department employees by job classification.

 

       (e) Job specifications and wage rates.

 

       Sec. 5-223. (1) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is

 

appropriated an amount not to exceed $10,000,000.00 for federal contingency funds.

 

These funds are not available for expenditure until they have been transferred to

 

another line item in this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget

 


act, 1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1393.

 

       (2) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is appropriated an

 

amount not to exceed $5,000,000.00 for state restricted contingency funds. These funds

 

are not available for expenditure until they have been transferred to another line

 

item in this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget act, 1984 PA

 

431, MCL 18.1393.

 

       (3) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is appropriated an

 

amount not to exceed $2,000,000.00 for local contingency funds. These funds are not

 

available for expenditure until they have been transferred to another line item in

 

this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL

 

18.1393.

 

       (4) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is appropriated an

 

amount not to exceed $2,000,000.00 for private contingency funds. These funds are not

 

available for expenditure until they have been transferred to another line item in

 

this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL

 

18.1393.

 

       Sec. 5-229. Within 14 days after the release of the executive budget

 

recommendation, the department shall cooperate with the state budget office to provide

 

the senate and house appropriations chairs, the senate and house appropriations

 

subcommittees chairs, and the senate and house fiscal agencies with an annual report

 

on estimated state restricted fund balances, state restricted fund projected revenues,

 

and state restricted fund expenditures for the fiscal years ending September 30, 2014

 

and September 30, 2015.

 

       Sec. 5-230. Funds appropriated in part 1 shall not be used by a principal

 

executive department, state agency, or authority to hire a person to provide legal

 

services that are the responsibility of the attorney general. This prohibition does

 

not apply to legal services for bonding activities and for those outside services that

 


the attorney general authorizes.

 

       Sec. 5-231. The department shall maintain, on a publicly accessible website, a

 

department scorecard that identifies, tracks and regularly updates key metrics that

 

are used to monitor and improve the agency’s performance.

 

       Sec. 5-246. Total authorized appropriations from all sources under part 1 for

 

legacy costs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015 is $351,595,400.00. From

 

this amount, total agency appropriations for pension-related legacy costs are

 

estimated at $196,513,200.00. Total agency appropriations for retiree health care

 

legacy costs are estimated at $155,082,200.00.

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE

 

       Sec. 5-301. For 3 years after a felony offender is released from the

 

department’s jurisdiction, the department shall maintain the offender’s file on the

 

offender tracking information system and make it publicly accessible in the same

 

manner as the file of the current offender. However, the department shall immediately

 

remove the offender’s file from the offender tracking information system upon

 

determination that the offender was wrongfully convicted and the offender’s file is

 

not otherwise required to be maintained on the offender tracking information system.

 

 

 

PRISONER RE-ENTRY AND COMMUNITY SUPPORT

 

       Sec. 5-401. The department shall submit 3-year and 5-year prison population

 

projection updates concurrent with submission of the executive budget to the senate

 

and house appropriations subcommittees on corrections, the legislative corrections

 

ombudsman, the senate and house fiscal agencies, and the state budget director. The

 

report shall include explanations of the methodology and assumptions used in

 

developing the projection updates.

 

       Sec. 5-408. The department shall measure the recidivism rates of offenders.

 


       Sec. 5-410. Funds awarded for residential services in part 1 shall provide for

 

a per diem reimbursement of not more than $47.50 for nonaccredited facilities, or of

 

not more than $48.50 for facilities that have been accredited by the American

 

corrections association or a similar organization as approved by the department.

 

       Sec. 5-414. (1) The department shall administer a county jail reimbursement

 

program from the funds appropriated in part 1 for the purpose of reimbursing counties

 

for housing in jails certain felons who otherwise would have been sentenced to prison.

 

       (2) The county jail reimbursement program shall reimburse counties for convicted

 

felons in the custody of the sheriff if the conviction was for a crime committed on or

 

after January 1, 1999 and 1 of the following applies:

 

       (a) The felon’s sentencing guidelines recommended range upper limit is more than

 

18 months, the felon’s sentencing guidelines recommended range lower limit is 12

 

months or less, the felon’s prior record variable score is 35 or more points, and the

 

felon’s sentence is not for commission of a crime in crime class G or crime class H or

 

a nonperson crime in crime class F under chapter XVII of the code of criminal

 

procedure, 1927 PA 175, MCL 777.1 to 777.69.

 

       (b) The felon’s minimum sentencing guidelines range minimum is more than 12

 

months under the sentencing guidelines described in subdivision (a).

 

       (c) The felon was sentenced to jail for a felony committed while he or she was

 

on parole and under the jurisdiction of the parole board and for which the sentencing

 

guidelines recommended range for the minimum sentence has an upper limit of more than

 

18 months.

 

       (3) State reimbursement under this subsection shall be $60.00 per diem per

 

diverted offender for offenders with a presumptive prison guideline score, $50.00 per

 

diem per diverted offender for offenders with a straddle cell guideline for a group 1

 

crime, and $35.00 per diem per diverted offender for offenders with a straddle cell

 

guideline for a group 2 crime. Reimbursements shall be paid for sentences up to a 1-

 


year total.

 

       (4) As used in this subsection:

 

       (a) "Group 1 crime" means a crime in 1 or more of the following offense

 

categories: arson, assault, assaultive other, burglary, criminal sexual conduct,

 

homicide or resulting in death, other sex offenses, robbery, and weapon possession as

 

determined by the department of corrections based on specific crimes for which

 

counties received reimbursement under the county jail reimbursement program in fiscal

 

year 2007 and fiscal year 2008, and listed in the county jail reimbursement program

 

document titled "FY 2007 and FY 2008 Group One Crimes Reimbursed", dated March 31,

 

2009.

 

       (b) "Group 2 crime" means a crime that is not a group 1 crime, including

 

larceny, fraud, forgery, embezzlement, motor vehicle, malicious destruction of

 

property, controlled substance offense, felony drunk driving, and other nonassaultive

 

offenses.

 

       (c) "In the custody of the sheriff" means that the convicted felon has been

 

sentenced to the county jail and is either housed in the county jail or has been

 

released from jail and is being monitored through the use of the sheriff’s electronic

 

monitoring system.

 

       (5) County jail reimbursement program expenditures shall not exceed the amount

 

appropriated in part 1 for the county jail reimbursement program. Payments to counties

 

under the county jail reimbursement program shall be made in the order in which

 

properly documented requests for reimbursements are received. A request shall be

 

considered to be properly documented if it meets MDOC requirements for documentation.

 

By October 15, 2014, the department shall distribute the documentation requirements to

 

all counties.

 

       Sec. 5-416. Allowable uses for the felony drunk driver jail reduction and

 

community treatment program shall include reimbursing counties for transportation,

 


treatment costs, and housing felony drunk drivers during a period of assessment for

 

treatment and case planning. Reimbursements for housing offenders during the

 

assessment process shall be at the rate of $43.50 per day per offender, up to a

 

maximum of 5 days per offender.

 

       Sec. 5-421. From the funds appropriated in part 1 for jail mental health

 

transition pilot program, $1,000,000.00 is intended to address the recommendations of

 

the Mental Health Diversion Council.

 

 

 

BUDGET AND OPERATIONS ADMINISTRATION

 

       Sec. 5-501. From the funds appropriated in part 1 for prosecutorial and

 

detainer expenses, the department shall reimburse counties for housing and custody of

 

parole violators and offenders being returned by the department from community

 

placement who are available for return to institutional status and for prisoners who

 

volunteer for placement in a county jail.

 

       Sec. 5-502. Funds included in part 1 for the sheriffs’ coordinating and

 

training office are appropriated for and may be expended to defray costs of continuing

 

education, certification, recertification, decertification, and training of local

 

corrections officers, the personnel and administrative costs of the sheriffs’

 

coordinating and training office, the local corrections officers advisory board, and

 

the sheriffs’ coordinating and training council under the local corrections officers

 

training act, 2003 PA 125, MCL 791.531 to 791.546.

 

       Sec. 5-505. The department shall provide for the training of all custody staff

 

in effective and safe ways of handling prisoners with mental illness and referring

 

prisoners to mental health treatment programs. Mental health awareness training shall

 

be incorporated into the training of new custody staff.

 

 

 

FIELD OPERATIONS ADMINISTRATION

 


       Sec. 5-603. (1) All prisoners, probationers, and parolees involved with the

 

electronic tether program shall reimburse the department for costs associated with

 

their participation in the program. The department may require community service work

 

reimbursement as a means of payment for those able-bodied individuals unable to pay

 

for the costs of the equipment.

 

       (2) Program participant contributions and local community tether program

 

reimbursement for the electronic tether program appropriated in part 1 are related to

 

program expenditures and may be used to offset expenditures for this purpose.

 

       (3) Included in the appropriation in part 1 is adequate funding to implement

 

the community tether program to be administered by the department. The community

 

tether program is intended to provide sentencing judges and county sheriffs in

 

coordination with local community corrections advisory boards access to the state’s

 

electronic tether program to reduce prison admissions and improve local jail

 

utilization. The department shall determine the appropriate distribution of the tether

 

units throughout the state based upon locally developed comprehensive corrections

 

plans under the community corrections act, 1988 PA 511, MCL 791.401 to 791.414.

 

       (4) For a fee determined by the department, the department shall provide

 

counties with the tether equipment, replacement parts, administrative oversight of the

 

equipment’s operation, notification of violators, and periodic reports regarding

 

county program participants. Counties are responsible for tether equipment

 

installation and service. For an additional fee as determined by the department, the

 

department shall provide staff to install and service the equipment. Counties are

 

responsible for the coordination and apprehension of program violators.

 

       (5) Any county with tether charges outstanding over 60 days shall be considered

 

in violation of the community tether program agreement and lose access to the program.

 

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 


       Sec. 5-812. (1) The department shall provide the department of human services

 

with a monthly list of prisoners newly committed to the department of corrections. The

 

department and the department of human services shall enter into an interagency

 

agreement under which the department of human services provides the department of

 

corrections with monthly lists of newly committed prisoners who are eligible for

 

Medicaid benefits in order to maintain the process by which Medicaid benefits are

 

suspended rather than terminated. The department shall assist prisoners who may be

 

eligible for Medicaid benefits after release from prison with the Medicaid enrollment

 

process prior to release from prison.

 

       (2) The department shall provide the senate and house appropriations

 

subcommittees on corrections, the legislative corrections ombudsman, the senate and

 

house fiscal agencies, and the state budget director with quarterly updates on the

 

utilization of Medicaid benefits for prisoners.

 

 

 

CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES ADMINISTRATION

 

       Sec. 5-906. Any local unit of government or private non-profit organization

 

that contracts with the department for public works services shall be responsible for

 

financing the entire cost of such an agreement.

 

       Sec. 5-924. The department shall evaluate all prisoners at intake for substance

 

abuse disorders, developmental disorders, serious mental illness, and other mental

 

health disorders. Prisoners with serious mental illness shall not be confined in

 

administrative segregation due to serious mental illness. Due to persistent high

 

violence risk or severe disruptive behavior that is unresponsive to treatment,

 

prisoners may be placed in secure specialized housing programs that will facilitate

 

access to institutional programming and ongoing mental health services, under the

 

supervision of a mental health professional. A prisoner with serious mental illness

 

who is confined in administrative segregation under these specialized housing programs

 


shall be evaluated by a medical professional at a frequency of not less than every 12

 

hours.

 

       Sec. 5-929. From the funds appropriated in part 1, the department shall do all

 

of the following:

 

       (a) Ensure that any inmate care and control staff in contact with prisoners

 

less than 18 years of age are adequately trained with regard to the developmental and

 

mental health needs of prisoners less than 18 years of age. By April 1, 2014, the

 

department shall report to the senate and house appropriations subcommittees on

 

corrections, the senate and house fiscal agencies, and the state budget director on

 

the training curriculum used and the number and types of staff receiving training

 

under that curriculum since October 2009.

 

       (b) Provide appropriate placement for prisoners less than 18 years of age who

 

have serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, or a developmental

 

disorder and need to be housed separately from the general population. Prisoners less

 

than 18 years of age who have serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance,

 

or a developmental disorder shall not be placed in administrative segregation for

 

behavior due to serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, or a

 

developmental disorder. Due to persistent high violence risk or severe disruptive

 

behavior that is unresponsive to treatment, prisoners less than 18 years of age may be

 

placed in secure specialized housing programs that will facilitate access to

 

institutional programming and ongoing mental health services, under the supervision of

 

a mental health professional. A prisoner less than 18 years of age with serious mental

 

illness, serious emotional disturbance, or a developmental disorder who is confined in

 

administrative segregation under these specialized housing programs shall be evaluated

 

by a medical professional at a frequency of not less than every 12 hours.

 

       (c) Implement a specialized re-entry program that recognizes the needs of

 

prisoners less than 18 years old for supervised re-entry.

 


 

 

CAPITAL OUTLAY

 

       Sec. 5-1051. The appropriations in part 1 for capital outlay shall be carried

 

forward at the end of the fiscal year consistent with the provisions of section 248 of

 

the management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1248.

 


Article 6

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

PART 1

 

LINE-ITEM APPROPRIATIONS AND ANTICIPATED APPROPRIATIONS

 

       Sec. 6-101. Subject to the conditions set forth in this article, the amounts

 

listed in this part for the department of education and certain state purposes related

 

to education are appropriated for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and are

 

anticipated to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, from the

 

funds indicated in this part. The following is a summary of the appropriations and

 

anticipated appropriations in this part:

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

APPROPRIATION SUMMARY

 

   Full-time equated unclassified positions..............                6.0               6.0

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................              621.5             621.5

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $    326,576,100  $    326,276,100

 

   Interdepartmental grant revenues:

 

  Total interdepartmental grants and

 

    intradepartmental transfers...........................                  0                 0

 

  ADJUSTED GROSS APPROPRIATION............................   $    326,576,100  $    326,276,100

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  Total federal revenues..................................        226,097,500       226,097,500

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Total local revenues....................................          5,633,700         5,633,700

 

  Total private revenues..................................          1,933,300         1,933,300

 

  Total other state restricted revenues...................          7,972,600         7,972,600

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     84,939,000  $     84,639,000

 

       State general fund/general purpose schedule:

 


    Ongoing state general fund/general purpose............         84,039,000        84,639,000

 

   One-time state general fund/general purpose...........            900,000                 0

 

   Sec. 6-102.  STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION/OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

   Full-time equated unclassified positions..............                6.0               6.0

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               11.0              11.0

 

  State board of education, per diem payments.............   $         24,400  $         24,400

 

  Unclassified positions-6.0 FTE positions................            795,100           795,100

 

  State board/superintendent operations-11.0 FTE

 

   positions.............................................          2,110,000         2,110,000

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      2,929,500  $      2,929,500

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  Federal revenues........................................            222,400           222,400

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Private foundations.....................................             28,100            28,100

 

  Certification fees......................................            861,100           861,100

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      1,817,900  $      1,817,900

 

    Sec. 6-103.  CENTRAL SUPPORT

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               23.6              23.6

 

  Central support operations-23.6 FTE positions...........   $      3,623,400  $      3,623,400

 

  Worker’s compensation...................................             30,800            30,800

 

  Building occupancy charges – property management

 

   services..............................................          3,053,700         3,053,700

 

  Training and orientation workshops......................            150,000           150,000

 

  Terminal leave payments.................................            554,700           554,700

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      7,412,600  $      7,412,600

 

     Appropriated from:

 


   Federal revenues:

 

  Federal revenues........................................          1,641,400         1,641,400

 

  Federal indirect funds..................................          2,550,400         2,550,400

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Certification fees......................................            403,200           403,200

 

  Teacher testing fees....................................              3,800             3,800

 

  Training and orientation workshop fees..................            150,000           150,000

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      2,663,800  $      2,663,800

 

   Sec. 6-104.  INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

 

  Information technology operations.......................   $       4,192,200  $       4,192,200

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      4,192,200  $      4,192,200

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  Federal revenues........................................            605,800           605,800

 

  Federal indirect funds..................................          1,789,800         1,789,800

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Local cost sharing (schools for blind/deaf).............             76,500            76,500

 

  Certification fees......................................            390,400           390,400

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      1,329,700  $      1,329,700

 

   Sec. 6-105.  SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES

 

     Full-time equated classified positions..............               47.0              47.0

 

  Special education operations-47.0 FTE positions.........   $       8,937,300  $       8,937,300

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      8,937,300  $      8,937,300

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  Federal revenues........................................          8,457,300         8,457,300

 

   Special revenue funds:

 


  Private foundations.....................................            110,100           110,100

 

  Certification fees......................................             44,100            44,100

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $        325,800  $        325,800

 

   Sec. 6-106.  MICHIGAN SCHOOLS FOR THE DEAF AND BLIND

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               77.0              77.0

 

  Michigan schools for the deaf and blind operations-76.0

 

   FTE positions.........................................   $     12,664,500  $      12,664,500

 

  Camp Tuhsmeheta-1.0 FTE position........................            295,100           295,100

 

  Private gifts – blind...................................            200,000           200,000

 

  Private gifts – deaf....................................             50,000            50,000

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     13,209,600  $     13,209,600

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  Federal revenues........................................          6,900,400         6,900,400

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Local cost sharing (schools for blind/deaf).............          5,233,000         5,233,000

 

  Local school district service fees......................            312,500           312,500

 

  Gifts, bequests, and donations..........................            545,100           545,100

 

  Student insurance revenue...............................            218,600           218,600

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $              0  $              0

 

   Sec. 6-107.  PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION SERVICES

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               35.0              35.0

 

  Professional preparation operations-35.0 FTE positions..   $      6,064,100  $      6,064,100

 

  Department of attorney general..........................             66,000            66,000

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      6,130,100  $      6,130,100

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 


  Federal revenues........................................          1,444,800         1,444,800

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Certification fees......................................          3,882,700         3,882,700

 

  Teacher college review fees.............................             55,300            55,300

 

  Teacher testing fees....................................            359,300           359,300

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $        388,000  $        388,000

 

   Sec. 6-108.  MICHIGAN OFFICE OF GREAT START

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               65.0              65.0

 

  Office of great start operations-64.0 FTE positions.....   $     22,830,300  $     22,830,300

 

  Child development and care external support.............         17,766,500        17,766,500

 

  Head start collaboration office-1.0 FTE position........            307,700           307,700

 

  Child development and care public assistance............        146,916,000       146,916,000

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $    187,820,500  $    187,820,500

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  Federal revenues........................................        146,888,600       146,888,600

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Private foundations.....................................            250,000           250,000

 

  Certification fees......................................             64,200            64,200

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     40,617,700  $     40,617,700

 

   Sec. 6-109.  STATE AID AND SCHOOL FINANCE SERVICES

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               11.5              11.5

 

  State aid and school finance operations-11.5 FTE

 

   positions.............................................   $       1,861,500  $       1,861,500

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      1,861,500  $      1,861,500

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      l,861,500  $      1,861,500

 


   Sec. 6-110.  AUDIT SERVICES

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................                4.5               4.5

 

  Audit operations-4.5 FTE positions......................   $         602,200  $         602,200

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $        602,200  $        602,200

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  Federal indirect funds..................................            478,700           478,700

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Certification fees......................................             61,200            61,200

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $         62,300  $         62,300

 

   Sec. 6-111.  ADMINISTRATIVE LAW SERVICES

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................                2.0               2.0

 

  Administrative law operations-2.0 FTE positions.........   $       1,310,700  $       1,310,700

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      1,310,700  $      1,310,700

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  Federal revenues........................................            551,600           551,600

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Certification fees......................................            686,000           686,000

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $         73,100  $         73,100

 

   Sec. 6-112. ACCOUNTABILITY SERVICES

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               80.6              80.6

 

  Accountability services operations-80.6 FTE positions...   $      18,746,200  $      18,746,200

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     18,746,200  $     18,746,200

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  Federal revenues........................................         13,460,700        13,460,700

 


   Special revenue funds:

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      5,285,500  $      5,285,500

 

   Sec. 6-113. SCHOOL SUPPORT SERVICES

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               82.6              82.6

 

  School support services operations-82.6 FTE positions...   $     15,111,700  $     15,111,700

 

  Federal and private grants..............................          3,000,000         3,000,000

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     18,111,700  $     18,111,700

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  Federal revenues........................................         16,263,600        16,263,600

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Local school district service fees......................             11,700            11,700

 

  Private foundations.....................................          1,000,000         1,000,000

 

  Certification fees......................................             85,700            85,700

 

  Commodity distribution fees.............................             71,700            71,700

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $        679,000  $        679,000

 

   Sec. 6-114.  FIELD SERVICES

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               45.0              45.0

 

  Field services operations-45.0 FTE positions............   $       9,194,500  $       9,194,500

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      9,194,500  $      9,194,500

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  Federal revenues........................................          8,894,300         8,894,300

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Certification fees......................................             77,200            77,200

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $        223,000  $        223,000

 

    Sec. 6-115.  EDUCATIONAL IMPROVEMENT AND INNOVATION SERVICES

 


   Full-time equated classified positions................               68.7              68.7

 

  Educational improvement and innovation operations-68.7

 

   FTE positions.........................................   $      10,120,700  $      10,120,700

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     10,120,700  $     10,120,700

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  Federal revenues........................................          6,514,500         6,514,500

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  Certification fees......................................            558,100           558,100

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      3,048,100  $      3,048,100

 

   Sec. 6-116.  CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               27.0              27.0

 

  Career and technical education operations-27.0 FTE

 

   positions.............................................   $       4,758,300  $       4,758,300

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      4,758,300  $      4,758,300

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  Federal revenues........................................          3,826,200         3,826,200

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $        932,100  $        932,100

 

   Sec. 6-117.  LIBRARY OF MICHIGAN

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................               33.0              33.0

 

  Library of Michigan operations-32.0 FTE positions.......   $      4,419,700  $      4,419,700

 

  Library services and technology program-1.0 FTE

 

   position..............................................          5,607,000         5,607,000

 

  State aid to libraries..................................          8,876,000         8,876,000

 

  Michigan eLibrary.......................................          1,750,000         1,750,000

 


  Renaissance zone reimbursements.........................          4,700,000         4,700,000

 

  MPSERS payments to libraries............................          2,556,000         3,156,000

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $     27,908,700  $     28,508,700

 

     Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

  IMLS: library services and technology act...............          5,607,000         5,607,000

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $     22,301,700  $     22,901,700

 

   Sec. 6-118.  SCHOOL REFORM OFFICE

 

   Full-time equated classified positions................                8.0               8.0

 

  School reform office operations-8.0 FTE positions.......   $       2,429,800  $       2,429,800

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $      2,429,800  $      2,429,800

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $      2,429,800  $      2,429,800

 

   Sec. 6-119. ONE-TIME APPROPRIATIONS

 

  Educator evaluations....................................   $         900,000  $               0

 

  GROSS APPROPRIATION.....................................   $        900,000  $              0

 

     Appropriated from:

 

  State general fund/general purpose......................   $        900,000  $              0

 

 

 

 

 

PART 2

 

PROVISIONS CONCERNING APPROPRIATIONS

 

FISCAL YEAR 2015

 

 

 

GENERAL SECTIONS

 

       Sec. 6-201. Pursuant to section 30 of article IX of the state constitution of

 


1963, total state spending from state resources under part 1 for the fiscal year

 

ending September 30, 2015 is $92,911,600.00 and state spending from state resources to

 

be paid to local units of government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015 is

 

$16,132,000.00. The itemized statement below identifies appropriations from which

 

spending to local units of government will occur:

 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 

  State aid to libraries................................................   $           8,876,000

 

  Renaissance zone reimbursements.......................................              4,700,000

 

  MPSERS payments to libraries..........................................              2,556,000

 

  TOTAL.................................................................   $          16,132,000

 

       Sec. 6-202. The appropriations authorized under this article are subject to the

 

management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1101 to 18.1594.

 

       Sec. 6-203. As used in this article:

 

       (a) "Department" means the Michigan department of education.

 

       (b) "District" means a local school district as defined in section 6 of the

 

revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.6, or a public school academy as defined in

 

section 5 of the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.5.

 

       (c) "FTE" means full-time equated.

 

       (d) "IMLS" means institute of museum and library services.

 

       (e) "Participating entity" means a district library that is a reporting unit of

 

the Michigan public school employees’ retirement system under the public school

 

employees retirement act of 1979, 1980 PA 300, MCL 38.1301 to 38.1437, and that

 

reports employees to the Michigan public school employees’ retirement system for the

 

applicable fiscal year.

 

       (f) "Retirement board" means the board that administers the retirement system

 

under the public school employees retirement act of 1979, 1980 PA 300, MCL 38.1301 to

 

38.1437.

 


       (g) "Retirement system" and "MPSERS" means the Michigan public school

 

employees’ retirement system under the public school employees retirement act of 1979,

 

1980 PA 300, MCL 38.1301 to 38.1437.

 

       Sec. 6-204. The state superintendent of public instruction shall take all

 

reasonable steps to ensure businesses in deprived and depressed communities compete

 

for and perform contracts to provide services or supplies, or both. The state

 

superintendent of public instruction shall strongly encourage firms with which the

 

department contracts to subcontract with certified businesses in depressed and

 

deprived communities for services, supplies, or both.

 

       Sec. 6-205. The departments and agencies shall use the Internet to fulfill the

 

reporting requirements of this article. This requirement may include transmission of

 

reports via electronic mail to the recipients identified for each reporting

 

requirement, or it may include placement of reports on an Internet or Intranet site.

 

       Sec. 6-206. The department shall provide through the Internet the state board

 

of education agenda and all supporting documents, and shall notify the state budget

 

director and the senate and house fiscal agencies that the agenda and supporting

 

documents are available on the Internet, at the time the agenda and supporting

 

documents are provided to state board of education members.

 

       Sec. 6-207. The department shall cooperate with the department of technology,

 

management and budget to maintain a searchable website accessible by the public at no

 

cost that includes, but is not limited to, all of the following for each department or

 

agency:

 

       (a) Fiscal year-to-date expenditures by category.

 

       (b) Fiscal year-to-date expenditures by appropriation unit.

 

       (c) Fiscal year-to-date payments to a selected vendor, including the vendor

 

name, payment date, payment amount, and payment description.

 

       (d) The number of active department employees by job classification.

 


       (e) Job specifications and wage rates.

 

       Sec. 6-212. Funds appropriated in part 1 shall not be used for the purchase of

 

foreign goods or services, or both, if competitively priced and comparable quality

 

American goods or services, or both, are available. Preference shall be given to goods

 

or services, or both, manufactured or provided by Michigan businesses if they are

 

competitively priced and of comparable quality. In addition, preference should be

 

given to goods or services, or both, manufactured or provided by Michigan businesses

 

owned and operated by veterans if they are competitively priced and of comparable

 

quality.

 

       Sec. 6-214. The department and agencies receiving appropriations in part 1

 

shall prepare a report on out-of-state travel expenses not later than January 1 of

 

each year. The travel report shall be a listing of all travel by classified and

 

unclassified employees outside this state in the immediately preceding fiscal year

 

that was funded in whole or in part with funds appropriated in the department’s

 

budget. The report shall be submitted to the senate and house appropriations

 

committees, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the state budget director. The

 

report shall include the following information:

 

       (a) The dates of each travel occurrence.

 

       (b) The transportation and related costs of each travel occurrence, including

 

the proportion funded with state general fund/general purpose revenues, the proportion

 

funded with state restricted revenues, the proportion funded with federal revenues,

 

and the proportion funded with other revenues.

 

       Sec. 6-219. (1) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is

 

appropriated an amount not to exceed $5,000,000.00 for federal contingency funds.

 

These funds are not available for expenditure until they have been transferred to

 

another line item in this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget

 

act, 1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1393.

 


       (2) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is appropriated an

 

amount not to exceed $700,000.00 for state restricted contingency funds. These funds

 

are not available for expenditure until they have been transferred to another line

 

item in this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget act, 1984 PA

 

431, MCL 18.1393.

 

       (3) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is appropriated an

 

amount not to exceed $250,000.00 for local contingency funds. These funds are not

 

available for expenditure until they have been transferred to another line item in

 

this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL

 

18.1393.

 

       (4) In addition to the funds appropriated in part 1, there is appropriated an

 

amount not to exceed $3,000,000.00 for private contingency funds. These funds are not

 

available for expenditure until they have been transferred to another line item in

 

this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL

 

18.1393.

 

       Sec. 6-221. Funds appropriated in part 1 shall not be used by a principal

 

executive department, state agency, or authority to hire a person to provide legal

 

services that are the responsibility of the attorney general. This prohibition does

 

not apply to legal services for bonding activities and for those outside services that

 

the attorney general authorizes.

 

       Sec. 6-222. The department shall maintain, on a publicly accessible website, a

 

department scorecard that identifies, tracks, and regularly updates key metrics that

 

are used to monitor and improve the agency’s performance.

 

       Sec. 6-226. Not later than November 30, the state budget office shall prepare

 

and transmit a report that provides for estimates of the total general fund/general

 

purpose appropriation lapses at the close of the fiscal year. This report shall

 

summarize the projected year-end general fund/general purpose appropriation lapses by

 


major departmental program or program areas. The report shall be transmitted to the

 

office of the state budget, the chairpersons of the senate and house appropriations

 

committees, and the senate and house fiscal agencies.

 

       Sec. 6-227. Within 14 days after the release of the executive budget

 

recommendation, the department shall cooperate with the state budget office to provide

 

the senate and house appropriations chairs, the senate and house appropriations

 

subcommittees responsible for the department budget, respectively, and the senate and

 

house fiscal agencies with an annual report on estimated state restricted fund

 

balances, state restricted fund projected revenues, and state restricted fund

 

expenditures for the fiscal years ending September 30, 2014 and September 30, 2015.

 

       Sec. 6-230. The department may assist the department of community health, other

 

departments, and local school districts to secure reimbursement for eligible services

 

provided in Michigan schools from the federal Medicaid program. The department may

 

submit reports of direct expenses related to this effort to the department of

 

community health for reimbursement.

 

       Sec. 6-231. Total authorized appropriations from all sources under part 1 for

 

legacy costs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015 is $15,637,500.00. From

 

this amount, total agency appropriations for pension-related legacy costs are

 

estimated at $8,739,900.00. Total agency appropriations for retiree health care legacy

 

costs are estimated at $6,897,600.00.

 

 

 

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION/OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

 

       Sec. 6-301. (1) The appropriations in part 1 may be used for per diem payments

 

to the state board for meetings at which a quorum is present or for performing

 

official business authorized by the state board. The per diem payments shall be at a

 

rate as follows:

 

       (a) State board of education - president - $110.00 per day.

 


       (b) State board of education - member other than president - $100.00 per day.

 

       (2) A state board of education member shall not be paid a per diem for more

 

than 30 days per year.

 

 

 

MICHIGAN SCHOOLS FOR THE DEAF AND BLIND

 

       Sec. 6-401. The employees at the Michigan schools for the deaf and blind who

 

work on a school year basis shall be considered annual employees for purposes of

 

service credits, retirement, and insurance benefits.

 

       Sec. 6-402. For each student enrolled at the Michigan schools for the deaf and

 

blind, the department shall assess the intermediate school district of residence 100%

 

of the cost of operating the student's instructional program. The amount shall exclude

 

room and board related costs and the cost of weekend transportation between the school

 

and the student's home.

 

       Sec. 6-406. (1) The Michigan schools for the deaf and blind may promote its

 

residential program as a possible appropriate option for children who are deaf or hard

 

of hearing or who are blind or visually impaired. The Michigan schools for the deaf

 

and blind shall distribute information detailing its services to all intermediate

 

school districts in the state.

 

       (2) Upon knowledge of or recognition by an intermediate school district that a

 

child in the district is deaf or hard of hearing or blind or visually impaired, the

 

intermediate school district shall provide to the parents of the child the literature

 

distributed by the Michigan schools for the deaf and blind to intermediate school

 

districts under subsection (1).

 

       (3) Parents will continue to have a choice regarding the educational placement

 

of their deaf or hard-of-hearing children.

 

       Sec. 6-407. Revenue received by the Michigan schools for the deaf and blind

 

from gifts, bequests, donations and local school district service fees that is

 


unexpended at the end of the state fiscal year may be carried over to the succeeding

 

fiscal year and shall not revert to the general fund.

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION SERVICES

 

       Sec. 6-501. From the funds appropriated in part 1 for professional preparation

 

services, the department shall maintain the registry of educational personnel and

 

certificate revocation/felony conviction files.

 

       Sec. 6-502. The department shall authorize teacher preparation institutions to

 

provide an alternative program by which up to 1/2 of the required student internship

 

or student teaching credits may be earned through substitute teaching. The department