HB-4350, As Passed Senate, September 6, 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR

 

HOUSE BILL NO. 4350

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     A bill to make appropriations for certain state institutions

 

of higher education and certain state purposes related to education

 

for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008; to provide for the

 

expenditures of those appropriations; and to prescribe the powers

 

and duties of certain state departments, institutions, agencies,

 

employees, and officers.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

PART 1

 

LINE-ITEM APPROPRIATIONS

 

     Sec. 101. Subject to the conditions set forth in this act, the

 

amounts listed in this part are appropriated for certain state

 

institutions of higher education and certain state purposes related

 

to education for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, from

 

the funds indicated in this part. The following is a summary of the


 

appropriations in this part:

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

 

APPROPRIATION SUMMARY:

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $          3,700

 

   Interdepartmental grant revenues:

 

Total interdepartmental grants and intradepartmental

 

   transfers............................................                 0

 

ADJUSTED GROSS APPROPRIATION........................... $          3,700

 

   Federal revenues:

 

Total federal revenues.................................               200

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

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

 

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

 

Total other state restricted revenues..................               400

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $          3,100

 

   Sec. 102. CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

 

Operations............................................. $             100

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $            100

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $            100

 

   Sec. 103. EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

 

Operations............................................. $             100

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $            100

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $            100

 

   Sec. 104. FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY

 

Operations............................................. $             100


 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $            100

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $            100

 

   Sec. 105. GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY

 

Operations............................................. $             100

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $            100

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $            100

 

   Sec. 106. LAKE SUPERIOR STATE UNIVERSITY

 

Operations............................................. $             100

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $            100

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $            100

 

   Sec. 107. MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

 

Operations............................................. $            100

 

Agricultural experiment station........................               100

 

Cooperative extension service..........................               100

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $            300

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $            300

 

   Sec. 108. MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

 

Operations............................................. $             100

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $            100

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $            100

 

   Sec. 109. NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

 

Operations............................................. $             100


 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $            100

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $            100

 

   Sec. 110. OAKLAND UNIVERSITY

 

Operations............................................. $             100

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $            100

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $            100

 

   Sec. 111. SAGINAW VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY

 

Operations............................................. $             100

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $            100

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $            100

 

   Sec. 112. UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN - ANN ARBOR

 

Operations............................................. $             100

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $            100

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $            100

 

   Sec. 113. UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN - DEARBORN

 

Operations............................................. $             100

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $            100

 

   Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $            100

 

   Sec. 114. UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN - FLINT

 

Operations............................................. $             100

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $            100

 

    Appropriated from:


 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $            100

 

   Sec. 115. WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY

 

Operations............................................. $             100

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $            100

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $            100

 

   Sec. 116. WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

 

Operations............................................. $             100

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $            100

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $            100

 

   Sec. 117. SUPPLEMENTAL PAYMENT

 

One-time supplemental payment.......................... $             100

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $            100

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $            100

 

   Sec. 118. STATE AND REGIONAL PROGRAMS

 

Higher education database modernization and conversion. $            100

 

Midwestern higher education compact....................               100

 

University research corridor...........................               100

 

Technology commercialization incentive fund............               100

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $            400

 

    Appropriated from:

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

21st century jobs trust fund...........................               100

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $            300

 

   Sec. 119. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. - CESAR CHAVEZ - ROSA


 

PARKS PROGRAM

 

Select student supportive services..................... $            100

 

Michigan college/university partnership program........               100

 

Morris Hood, Jr. educator development program..........               100

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $            300

 

    Appropriated from:

 

State general fund/general purpose..................... $            300

 

   Sec. 120. GRANTS AND FINANCIAL AID

 

State competitive scholarships......................... $            100

 

Tuition grants.........................................               100

 

Michigan work-study program............................               100

 

Part-time independent student program..................               100

 

Michigan education opportunity grants..................               100

 

Robert C. Byrd honors scholarship program .............               100

 

Nursing scholarship and grant programs.................               100

 

Michigan merit award program...........................               100

 

Michigan promise grant program.........................               100

 

Tuition incentive program..............................               100

 

Children of veterans tuition grant program.............               100

 

Project gear-up........................................               100

 

GROSS APPROPRIATION.................................... $          1,200

 

    Appropriated from:

 

   Federal revenues:

 

Higher education act of 1965, title IV, 20 USC.........               100

 

Higher education act of 1965, title IV, part A.........               100

 

   Special revenue funds:

 

Michigan merit award trust fund........................               100


 

Michigan higher education assistance authority

 

   operating fund.......................................               100

 

Contributions to children of veterans tuition grant

 

   program..............................................               100

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

PART 2

 

PROVISIONS CONCERNING APPROPRIATIONS

 

GENERAL SECTIONS

 

     Sec. 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 2007-2008 is $3,500.00 and state

 

spending from state resources to be paid to local units of

 

government for fiscal year 2007-2008 is $300.00. The itemized

 

statement below identifies the estimated appropriations from which

 

spending to local units of government will occur:

 

Part-time independent student program.................. $            100

 

Michigan education opportunity grants..................               100

 

Michigan work-study....................................               100

 

TOTAL.................................................. $            300

 

     Sec. 202. The appropriations authorized under this part and

 

part 1 are subject to the management and budget act, 1984 PA 431,

 

MCL 18.1101 to 18.1594.

 

 

 

STATE UNIVERSITIES

 

     Sec. 402. The University of Michigan biological station at


 

Douglas Lake in Cheboygan County is regarded as a unique resource

 

and is designated as a special research reserve. It is the intent

 

of the legislature to protect and preserve the unique long-term

 

research value and capabilities of the biological station area and

 

Douglas Lake. The legislature further intends that no state

 

programs or policies be developed that would have a deleterious

 

impact on the research value of Douglas Lake.

 

     Sec. 403. (1) The funds appropriated in part 1 for the

 

university research corridor shall be paid only to a legal entity

 

to be jointly formed by Michigan State University, the University

 

of Michigan - Ann Arbor, and Wayne State University. The purposes

 

of the university research corridor shall include, but not be

 

limited to, the following:

 

     (a) Encourage collaborative research efforts between the 3

 

universities leading to economic development within this state.

 

     (b) Establish research partnerships with businesses in this

 

state.

 

     (c) Publicize the research assets and efforts of the 3

 

universities to businesses and researchers in other states.

 

     (2) No later than September 15, 2008, the university research

 

corridor shall submit to the house and senate appropriations

 

subcommittees on higher education, the house and senate fiscal

 

agencies, and the state budget director a report on its efforts

 

under subsection (1) and a detailed accounting of the expenditures

 

from the appropriation in part 1.

 

     Sec. 433. (1) Included in part 1 is $100.00 for the

 

agricultural experiment station and $100.00 for the cooperative


House Bill No. 4350 as amended September 6, 2007

 

extension service for project GREEEN. Project GREEEN is intended to

 

address critical regulatory, food safety, economic, and

 

environmental problems faced by this state's plant-based

 

agriculture, forestry, and processing industries. "GREEEN" is an

 

acronym for generating research and extension to meet environmental

 

and economic needs.

 

     (2) The department of agriculture and Michigan State

 

University, in consultation with agricultural commodity groups and

 

other interested parties, shall develop project GREEEN and its

 

program priorities.

 

     (3) Not later than September 30, 2008, a report shall be

 

submitted by Michigan State University to the state budget

 

director, the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on

 

agriculture and on higher education, and the house and senate

 

fiscal agencies for the preceding fiscal year regarding project

 

GREEEN projects. The report shall include, but is not limited to,

 

the dollar amount of each project and a review of each project's

 

performance and accomplishments.

     <<Sec. 434. Included in the appropriation in part 1 for Michigan State University is $100.00 for the Michigan future farmers of america association. This $100.00 appropriation shall not supplant any existing support that Michigan State University provides to the Michigan future farmers of america association.>>

     Sec. 450. (1) For the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008,

 

it is the intent of the legislature that an amount calculated under

 

subsection (2) be allocated for per-student floor funding from the

 

general fund/general purpose unreserved balances at the close of

 

the 2006-2007 fiscal year.

 

     (2) The amount allocated under subsection (1) for per-student

 

floor funding is equal to $3,775.00 per 2005-2006 fiscal-year-

 

equated student at each university. The number of 2005-2006

 

students at a university is determined by reference to the higher


 

education institutional data inventory (HEIDI).

 

     Sec. 462. It is the intent of the legislature that the state

 

universities coordinate their purchases of goods and services

 

whenever possible. This may include, but is not limited to, group

 

purchases for vehicles, utilities, supplies, electronic equipment,

 

maintenance equipment, books, and contractual services. To the

 

extent possible, the state universities shall use the "Michigan

 

delivering extended agreements locally" (MiDEAL) purchasing

 

services of the state department of management and budget that

 

makes state contracts available to local units of government,

 

colleges, and universities. Not later than January 1 of each year,

 

the presidents council, state universities of Michigan shall submit

 

to the members of the house and senate appropriations subcommittees

 

on higher education, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the

 

state budget director a report on group or pooled purchases and the

 

savings achieved by the state universities in the previous fiscal

 

year.

 

     Sec. 463. Not later than February 1, 2008, each of the state

 

universities receiving appropriations in part 1 shall submit to the

 

state budget director, members of the house of representatives and

 

the senate, and the house and senate fiscal agencies a report on

 

the number of residents from an eligible county enrolled at the

 

university and the quantifiable increase from the 2006-2007

 

academic year to the 2007-2008 academic year in outreach efforts to

 

enroll students at the university from an eligible county. As used

 

in this section, "eligible county" means a county in this state

 

that meets both of the following:


House Bill No. 4350 as amended September 6, 2007

 

     (a) Has a population of not less than 700,000 and not more

 

than 1,000,000 according to the most recent federal decennial

 

census.

 

     (b) Does not contain the main campus of a 4-year public

 

university within its boundaries.

 

     Sec. 464. In order for a state university to receive an

 

allocation from the technology commercialization incentive fund

 

appropriated in part 1, that state university shall submit a plan

 

to the state budget director and the house and senate

 

appropriations subcommittees on higher education on its process to

 

inform both the private and public sectors regarding research and

 

technology that could be developed commercially. Each plan should

 

also be submitted to the Michigan university commercialization

 

initiative at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor.

     <<Sec. 465. It is the intent of the legislature that an independent higher education commission shall conduct an audit of the spending of state universities. Each state university that agrees to participate in this audit shall receive a state appropriation of $100.00.>>

 

 

 

STUDENT PERFORMANCE REPORTING

 

     Sec. 603. It is the intent of the legislature that the state

 

universities work with the state community colleges to encourage

 

the transfer of students from the community colleges to the state

 

universities and to facilitate the transfer of credits from the

 

community colleges to the state universities.

 

 

 

GENERAL REPORTS AND AUDITS

 

     Sec. 711. (1) Not later than May 31, 2008, each of Michigan's

 

public universities shall submit to the state budget director,

 

members of the house of representatives and the senate, and the

 

house and senate fiscal agencies a report on the efforts of the


 

university to increase the number of education degrees conferred

 

for teaching as follows:

 

     (a) Middle school and high school mathematics, physics,

 

chemistry, and biology.

 

     (b) The languages of Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Arabic,

 

Spanish, French, Russian, and German.

 

     (c) In critical shortage disciplines, as determined by the

 

superintendent of public instruction pursuant to section 61(5) of

 

the public school employees retirement act of 1979, 1979 PA 300,

 

MCL 38.1361.

 

     (2) At the beginning of every semester or term, the college of

 

education of each Michigan public university shall provide to all

 

of its students the most current listing of critical shortage

 

disciplines compiled by the superintendent of public instruction

 

pursuant to section 61(5) of the public school employees retirement

 

act of 1979, 1979 PA 300, MCL 38.1361.

 

     Sec. 712. By February 1, 2008, each of Michigan's state

 

universities receiving appropriations in part 1 shall submit to the

 

house and senate appropriations subcommittees on higher education,

 

the state budget director, and the house and senate fiscal agencies

 

a report on the following:

 

     (a) The number of students who graduated from the university

 

in academic year 2005-2006 and academic year 2006-2007 with an

 

advanced degree in mathematics, science, health care, or

 

engineering, and the number of those graduates that remained in

 

Michigan to work.

 

     (b) The projected numbers of graduates in each of the above-


 

listed categories for the next 5 calendar years and plans or

 

programs, if any, to increase the numbers of graduates in these

 

categories.

 

     (c) The status of the university’s state and regional economic

 

development activities and the monetary value of these activities

 

on the economy of Michigan. The report shall include efforts

 

undertaken to assist the state and its communities with the

 

development of programs and infrastructure necessary to expand

 

businesses and jobs, including those in manufacturing, tourism,

 

agriculture, and health care.

 

     (d) Partnerships with other Michigan universities, community

 

colleges, or other entities regarding new technology development,

 

including, but not limited to, life sciences, alternative energy,

 

and advanced manufacturing and increasing the number of college

 

graduates in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

 

disciplines.

 

     (e) Efforts to increase foreign investment and international

 

trade; efforts to encourage international students to develop,

 

locate, or partner with Michigan-based businesses upon graduation;

 

and efforts to identify economic development leads or prospects in

 

national or international markets for Michigan business for

 

referral to state, regional, or local economic development

 

officials.

 

     (f) The impact of research and technology development

 

undertaken by the university, including, but not limited to, all of

 

the following:

 

     (i) The amount of private, state, and federal research funding


 

received by the university.

 

     (ii) The total amount of research spending by the university.

 

     (iii) The number of new invention disclosures filed by

 

university faculty, researchers, and graduate students.

 

     (iv) The number of start-up companies formed based on

 

university-generated inventions and the number of those companies

 

headquartered in Michigan.

 

     (v) The number of new licensing agreements with corporate

 

partners and the amount of university revenue generated from

 

licensing new technologies.

 

     (vi) The number of patent applications filed by the university

 

and the number of patents granted to the university.

 

     (vii) The number of jobs created or retained in Michigan

 

attributed to university-generated research and technology

 

transfer.

 

     Sec. 714. It is the intent of the legislature that an

 

institution receiving funds under this act and also subject to the

 

family educational rights and privacy act (FERPA), 20 USC section

 

1232g, 34 CFR part 99, shall, when requested, provide information

 

from the records of a student to any person or persons to whom the

 

student has authorized disclosure on a written consent form

 

pursuant to 34 CFR 99.30.