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Meetings by bodies of elected members delegated by the House or Senate to consider and make recommendations concerning disposition of bills, resolutions, and other related matters referred to them. Committees are appointed by the Speaker of the House or the Senate Majority Leader and are organized according to subject matter.

CommitteeAppropriations: Higher Education
Clerk Phone Number
LocationFerris State University, University Center, Room 203, 805 Campus Drive, Big Rapids MI 49307
DateMonday, 3/2/2015
Time1:30 p.m.
AgendaTestimony on FY 2015-16 Higher Education Budget from Ferris State University

ChairTonya Schuitmaker

CommitteeAppropriations: State Police and Military Affairs
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRooms 402 & 403, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
DateTuesday, 3/3/2015
Time8:30 a.m.
AgendaFY 2015-16 Appropriations for the Department of State Police
ChairMike Nofs

CommitteeAppropriations: Natural Resources
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRoom 210, Farnum Building, 125 W. Allegan St., Lansing, Michigan 48933
DateTuesday, 3/3/2015 Cancelled
Time1:00 p.m. Cancelled
AgendaFY 2015-16 DNR budget discussion.
ChairMike Green

CommitteeAppropriations: Environmental Quality
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRoom 210, Farnum Building, 125 W. Allegan St., Lansing, Michigan 48933
DateTuesday, 3/3/2015 Cancelled
Time1:30 p.m. Cancelled
AgendaFY 2015-16 DEQ budget discussion.
ChairMike Green

CommitteeAppropriations: Community Health
Clerk Phone Number517-373-2768
LocationSenate Hearing Room, Ground Floor, Boji Tower, 124 W. Allegan St., Lansing, MI 48933
DateTuesday, 3/3/2015
Time2:30 p.m.
Agenda1. Medicaid and Office of Services to the Aging
2. Public Testimony
ChairJim Marleau

CommitteeAppropriations: K-12, School Aid, Education
Clerk Phone Number517-373-2768
LocationSenate Appropriations Committee Room, 3rd Floor Capitol Building,100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48933
DateWednesday, 3/4/2015
Time8:30 am
AgendaDiscussion on Career and Technical Education

ChairGoeff Hansen

CommitteeAppropriations: Licensing & Regulatory Affairs
Clerk Phone Number517-373-2768
LocationRoom 110, Farnum Building, 125 W. Allegan St., Lansing, Michigan 48933
DateWednesday, 3/4/2015
Time8:30 a.m.
AgendaDiscussion on the Governor's Recommendation for the FY 2015-16 Department of Insurance and Financial Services budget.

ChairMarty Knollenberg

CommitteeAppropriations: Judiciary
Clerk Phone Number
LocationSenate Appropriations Room, 3rd Floor, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, 125 Lansing, MI 48933
DateWednesday, 3/4/2015
Time1:00 p.m.
AgendaFY 2015-16 Judiciary Budget Overview



ChairJohn Proos

CommitteeAppropriations: K-12, School Aid, Education joint with House Subcommittee on School Aid (K-12)
Clerk Phone Number517-373-2768
LocationHouse Appropriations Committee Room, Room 352 Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48933
DateThursday, 3/5/2015
Time8:00 a.m.
AgendaQuarterly Report by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mike Flanagan on Deficit Districts
ChairGoeff Hansen

CommitteeAppropriations: General Government
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRoom 100, Farnum Building, 125 W. Allegan Street, Lansing, MI 48933
DateThursday, 3/5/2015
Time8:30 a.m.
AgendaMichigan Strategic Fund
Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA)
Revenue Sharing

ChairJim Stamas

CommitteeAppropriations: Transportation
Clerk Phone Number
LocationSenate Appropriations Room, 3rd Floor, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
DateThursday, 3/5/2015
Time9:00 a.m.
AgendaPresentation on the Transportation Economic Development Fund
- Discussion on Life Cycle Cost Analysis
- Discussion on Performance & Road Construction Warranties

ChairGoeff Hansen

CommitteeAppropriations: Corrections
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRoom 405, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
DateThursday, 3/5/2015
Time9:00 a.m.
AgendaTBD

ChairJohn Proos

CommitteeAppropriations: State Police and Military Affairs
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRooms 402 & 403, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
DateThursday, 3/5/2015 Cancelled
Time1:00 pm Cancelled
AgendaFY 2015-16 Appropriations for the Department of State Police
ChairMike Nofs

CommitteeAppropriations: State Police and Military Affairs
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRooms 402 & 403, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
DateTuesday, 3/10/2015
Time8:30 a.m.
AgendaFY 2015-16 Appropriations for the Department of State Police and Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
ChairMike Nofs

CommitteeAppropriations: Natural Resources
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRoom 210, Farnum Building, 125 W. Allegan St., Lansing, Michigan 48933
DateTuesday, 3/10/2015
Time1:00 p.m.
AgendaFY 2015-16 DNR budget discussion.
ChairMike Green

CommitteeAppropriations: Environmental Quality
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRoom 210, Farnum Building, 125 W. Allegan St., Lansing, Michigan 48933
DateTuesday, 3/10/2015
Time1:30 p.m.
AgendaFY 2015-16 DEQ budget discussion
ChairMike Green

CommitteeAppropriations: Agriculture and Rural Development
Clerk Phone Number517-373-2768
LocationRooms 402/403, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing, MI 48933
DateTuesday, 3/10/2015
Time3:00 p.m.
AgendaFY 2015-16 Appropriations for the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
ChairMike Green

CommitteeAppropriations: K-12, School Aid, Education
Clerk Phone Number517-373-2768
LocationSenate Appropriations Committee Room, 3rd Floor Capitol Building,100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48933
DateWednesday, 3/11/2015
Time8:30 am
AgendaDiscussion on Adult Education and Public Testimony, time permitting

ChairGoeff Hansen

CommitteeAppropriations: Judiciary
Clerk Phone Number
LocationSenate Appropriations Room, 3rd Floor, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, 125 Lansing, MI 48933
DateWednesday, 3/11/2015
Time1:00 p.m.
AgendaTBD

ChairJohn Proos

CommitteeAppropriations: General Government
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRoom 100, Farnum Building, 125 W. Allegan Street, Lansing, MI 48933
DateThursday, 3/12/2015
Time8:30 a.m.
AgendaDepartment of Treasury - Operations
Michigan Gaming Control Board
Legislative Auditor General

ChairJim Stamas

CommitteeAppropriations: Transportation
Clerk Phone Number
LocationSenate Appropriations Room, 3rd Floor, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
DateThursday, 3/12/2015
Time8:30 a.m.
AgendaDiscussion of the FY 2015-16 Transportation Budget
ChairGoeff Hansen

CommitteeAppropriations: Corrections
Clerk Phone Number
LocationSenate Hearing Room, Ground Floor, Boji Tower, 124 W. Allegan Street, Lansing, MI 48933
DateThursday, 3/12/2015
Time9:00 a.m.
AgendaTBD

ChairJohn Proos

CommitteeAppropriations: State Police and Military Affairs
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRooms 402 & 403, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
DateThursday, 3/12/2015 Cancelled
Time1:00 pm Cancelled
AgendaFY 2015-16 Appropriations for the Department of State Police and Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
ChairMike Nofs

CommitteeAppropriations: Natural Resources
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRoom 210, Farnum Building, 125 W. Allegan St., Lansing, Michigan 48933
DateTuesday, 3/17/2015
Time1:00 p.m.
AgendaFY 2015-16 DNR budget discussion.
ChairMike Green

CommitteeAppropriations: Environmental Quality
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRoom 210, Farnum Building, 125 W. Allegan Street, Lansing, MI 48933
DateTuesday, 3/17/2015
Time1:30 p.m.
AgendaFY 2015-16 DEQ budget discussion.

ChairMike Green

CommitteeAppropriations: Agriculture and Rural Development
Clerk Phone Number517-373-2768
LocationRooms 402/403, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing, MI 48933
DateTuesday, 3/17/2015
Time3:00 p.m.
AgendaFY 2015-16 Appropriations for the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
ChairMike Green

CommitteeAppropriations: K-12, School Aid, Education
Clerk Phone Number517-373-2768
LocationSenate Appropriations Committee Room, 3rd Floor Capitol Building,100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48933
DateWednesday, 3/18/2015
Time8:30 am
AgendaDiscussion on Technology Readiness and Infrastructure Grants and Public Testimony, time permitting

ChairGoeff Hansen

CommitteeAppropriations: Higher Education
Clerk Phone Number
LocationSenate Appropriations Room, 3rd Floor, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
DateWednesday, 3/18/2015
Time9:30 a.m.
AgendaTestimony on FY 2015-16 Higher Education Budget from
Grand Valley State University and Eastern Michigan University

ChairTonya Schuitmaker

CommitteeAppropriations: Judiciary
Clerk Phone Number
LocationSenate Appropriations Room, 3rd Floor, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, 125 Lansing, MI 48933
DateWednesday, 3/18/2015
Time1:00 p.m.
AgendaTBD

ChairJohn Proos

CommitteeAppropriations: General Government
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRoom 100, Farnum Building, 125 W. Allegan Street, Lansing, MI 48933
DateThursday, 3/19/2015
Time8:30 a.m.
AgendaDepartment of Technology, Management, and Budget
Civil Service Commission
Department of Civil Rights
Bureau of State Lottery
Public Testimony and Comments

ChairJim Stamas

CommitteeAppropriations: Transportation
Clerk Phone Number
LocationSenate Appropriations Room, 3rd Floor, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
DateThursday, 3/19/2015
Time8:30 a.m.
AgendaDiscussion of the FY 2015-16 Transportation Budget
ChairGoeff Hansen

CommitteeAppropriations: Corrections
Clerk Phone Number
LocationSenate Hearing Room, Ground Floor, Boji Tower, 124 W. Allegan Street, Lansing, MI 48933
DateThursday, 3/19/2015
Time9:00 a.m.
AgendaTBD

ChairJohn Proos

CommitteeAppropriations: State Police and Military Affairs
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRooms 402 & 403, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
DateTuesday, 3/24/2015
Time8:30 a.m.
AgendaFY 2015-16 Appropriations for the Department of State Police and Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
ChairMike Nofs

CommitteeAppropriations: Natural Resources
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRoom 210, Farnum Building, 125 W. Allegan St., Lansing, Michigan 48933
DateTuesday, 3/24/2015
Time1:00 p.m.
AgendaFY 2015-16 DNR budget discussion.
ChairMike Green

CommitteeAppropriations: Environmental Quality
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRoom 210, Farnum Building, 125 W. Allegan Street, Lansing, MI 48933
DateTuesday, 3/24/2015
Time1:30 p.m.
AgendaFY 2015-16 DEQ budget discussion.
ChairMike Green

CommitteeAppropriations: Agriculture and Rural Development
Clerk Phone Number517-373-2768
LocationRooms 402/403, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing, MI 48933
DateTuesday, 3/24/2015
Time3:00 p.m.
AgendaFY 2015-16 Appropriations for the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
ChairMike Green

CommitteeAppropriations: K-12, School Aid, Education
Clerk Phone Number517-373-2768
LocationSenate Appropriations Committee Room, 3rd Floor Capitol Building,100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48933
DateWednesday, 3/25/2015
Time8:30 am
AgendaFY 2015-16 Department of Education and K-12 School Aid Budgets
ChairGoeff Hansen

CommitteeAppropriations: Community Colleges
Clerk Phone Number
LocationSenate Appropriations Room, 3rd Floor, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
DateWednesday, 3/25/2015
Time9:00 a.m.
AgendaFY 2015-16 Community College Budget - Subcommittee Recommendation
ChairDarwin Booher

CommitteeAppropriations: Judiciary
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRoom 110, Farnum Building, 125 W. Allegan Street, Lansing, MI 48933
DateWednesday, 3/25/2015
Time1:00 p.m.
AgendaTBD

ChairJohn Proos

CommitteeAppropriations: Transportation
Clerk Phone Number
LocationSenate Appropriations Room, 3rd Floor, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
DateThursday, 3/26/2015
Time8:30 a.m.
AgendaDiscussion of the FY 2015-16 Transportation Budget
ChairGoeff Hansen

CommitteeAppropriations: General Government
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRoom 100, Farnum Building, 125 W. Allegan Street, Lansing, MI 48933
DateThursday, 3/26/2015
Time8:30 a.m.
AgendaReport Chairman's Recommendation

ChairJim Stamas

CommitteeAppropriations: Corrections
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRoom 405, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
DateThursday, 3/26/2015
Time9:00 a.m.
AgendaTBD

ChairJohn Proos

CommitteeAppropriations: State Police and Military Affairs
Clerk Phone Number
LocationRooms 402 & 403, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
DateThursday, 3/26/2015 Cancelled
Time1:00 pm Cancelled
AgendaFY 2015-16 Appropriations for the Department of State Police and Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
ChairMike Nofs


In the spirit of compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), individuals with a disability should feel free to contact the Office of the Secretary of the Senate by phone [(517) 373-2400] or by TDD [(517) 373-0543] if requesting special services to effectively participate in the meeting