FY 2019-20 CORRECTIONS BUDGET                                              S.B. 135 (S-1):  SENATE SUBCOMMITTEE REC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senate Bill 135 (S-1 as reported)                                             Throughout this document Senate means Subcommittee.

Committee:  Appropriations

 

 

 

 

CHANGES FROM

FY 2018-19 YEAR-TO-DATE

FULL-TIME EQUATED (FTE) CLASSIFIED POSITIONS/FUNDING SOURCE

FY 2018-19

YEAR-TO-DATE*

FY 2019-20

SENATE SUBCOMM.

AMOUNT

PERCENT

FTE Positions..............................................................

                 13,963.2

                 13,778.3

                     (184.9)

             (1.3)

GROSS..........................................................................

      2,019,056,200

      2,021,964,700

              2,908,500

               0.1 

Less:

 

 

 

 

   Interdepartmental Grants Received.........................

                              0

                              0

                              0

               0.0 

ADJUSTED GROSS....................................................

      2,019,056,200

      2,021,964,700

              2,908,500

               0.1 

Less:

 

 

 

 

   Federal Funds...........................................................

              5,315,200

              5,323,700

                      8,500

               0.2 

   Local and Private.......................................................

              8,960,100

            11,687,200

              2,727,100

             30.4 

TOTAL STATE SPENDING.........................................

      2,004,780,900

      2,004,953,800

                  172,900

               0.0 

Less:

 

 

 

 

   Other State Restricted Funds..................................

            40,939,600

            41,112,500

                  172,900

               0.4 

GENERAL FUND/GENERAL PURPOSE...................

      1,963,841,300

      1,963,841,300

                              0

               0.0 

PAYMENTS TO LOCALS...........................................

          122,169,600

          123,138,300

                  968,700

               0.8 

*As of March 5, 2019.


 

 

Gross

GF/GP

FY 2018-19 Year-to-Date Appropriation...............................................

$2,019,056,200

$1,963,841,300

 

Changes from FY 2018-19 Year-to-Date:

 

 

  1.  Removal of FY 2018-19 Supplemental Funding. Governor removed supplemental funding totaling $2.0 million provided for education, skilled trades, and career readiness programs added via P.A. 618 of 2018.

(2,000,000)

(2,000,000)

  2.  New Custody Staff Training. Governor provided one-time funding for an officer academy with an expected graduating class of 408 officers to address higher than anticipated attrition. Senate concurred.

10,466,800

10,466,800

  3.  Hepatitis C Treatment. Governor increased funding by $6,965,200 to continue treatment costs and expand treatment to F1 and F0 offenders. Senate did not include.

0

0

  4.  Corizon Health Care Contract. Governor increased funding by $5,446,500 due to inflationary contract costs increases. Senate did not include.

0

0

  5.  Electronic Tether Replacement. Governor provided one-time funding totaling $4,567,100 for the replacement of nearly 6,700 electronic tether monitoring devices due to moving from a 3G to a 4G cellular system. Senate did not include.

0

0

  6.  Detroit Detention Center. Governor included a cost adjustment for contract with City of Detroit for the operation of the Center. Senate concurred.

2,623,600

0

  7.  Aging Prisoner Population. Governor increased funding by $2,100,000 to support additional staff and renovations at the Thumb Correctional Facility to better serve the health care needs of the aging prisoner population. Total funding is $2,100,000, all GF/GP, of which $350,000 one-time. Senate did not include.

0

0

   8.  Milage Rate Increase. Governor increased funding by $324,100 due to increased millage reimbursement rate set by DTMB. Senate did not include.

0

0

   9.  Prisoner Transportation. Governor increased funding by $102,300 for lease cost increases for prisoner transportation vehicles. Senate did not include.

0

0

10.  Water/Sewer Rate Increase. Governor increased funding due to rate increases for the St. Louis Correctional Facility. Senate reduced funding by $100.

96,900

96,900

11.  Grandview Plaza Security. Governor increased funding by $42,000 due to increased cost of replacing unarmed security guards with armed guards at MDOC headquarters in Lansing. Senate did not include.

0

0

12.  Prison Industries Transportation Costs. Governor increased funding for transportation costs as Michigan State Industries has increased utilization of the transportation line item to move MSI goods between correctional facilities. Senate concurred.

10,000

0

13.  Goodwill Flip-the-Script. Governor eliminated the program. Senate retained as $100 placeholder.

(1,499,900)

(1,499,900)

14.  Substance Abuse Parole Certain Sanction Program. Governor eliminated the program. Senate retained current funding.

0

0

15.  Administrative Reduction. Senate included a reduction of 2.17% across several line items to reach Senate target.

(9,926,300)

(9,926,300)

16.  Supervising Region Incentive Program. Governor eliminated the program. Senate concurred.

(1,000,000)

(1,000,000)

17.  High School Online Equivalency Pilot. Governor eliminated the pilot program. Senate concurred.

(500,000)

(500,000)

18.  Federally Qualified Health Centers Pilot. Governor eliminated the pilot program. Senate concurred.

(250,000)

(250,000)

19.  Prison Kitchen Inspections. Governor eliminated the pilot program. Senate concurred.

(50,000)

(50,000)

20.  Ojibway Correctional Facility Closure Savings. Governor included the remaining balance of the full-year savings resulting from the closing of the Ojibway facility. Senate concurred.

(6,805,700)

(6,805,700)

21.  Removal of FY 2018-19 One-Time Savings. Governor removed a total of $11.6 million in one-time funding that included the following items:  higher custody level ($2.4 million) and new officer school ($9.2 million). Senate concurred.

(11,627,700)

(11,627,700)

22.  Economic Adjustments. Includes $23,370,800 Gross and $23,095,900 GF/GP for total economic adjustments, of which an estimated negative $19,777,200 Gross and negative $19,562,700 GF/GP is for legacy retirement costs (pension and retiree health).

23,370,800

23,095,900

23.  Comparison to Governor's Recommendation. The Senate is $28,033,500 Gross and $28,033,500 GF/GP under the Governor.

 

 

 

Total Changes.........................................................................................

$2,908,500

$0

FY 2019-20 Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Recommendation......

$2,021,964,700

$1,963,841,300

 


Boilerplate Changes from FY 2018-19 Year-to-Date:

   1.  Deletions. Governor proposed to eliminate the following sections from current-year boilerplate: 216, 217, 239, 248, 304, 308, 309, 310, 312, 402, 405, 406, 411, 412, 417, 421, 422, 437, 602, 604(2), 611, 612, 802, 803, 812, 816, 901, 902, 903, 905, 908, 913(2), 940, 942, 943, 944, 1009, 1011, and 1013. These deletions include a variety of reporting requirements, record retention requirements, statements of legislative intent, and language pertaining to health services, the Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference, Goodwill Flip-the-Script, the Supervising Region Incentive Program, a federally qualified health centers pilot, the Substance Abuse Parole Certain Sanction program, parole board policies, future facility and staff transition costs, per prisoner/per day costs, the leased beds program, an online high school pilot program, religious programming and faith-based initiatives, one-time reports, contracting requirements, and anticipated appropriations. Senate retained most of the eliminated sections except for the following: 217, 406, 602, 604(2), 908, and 913(2).

  2.  Definitions. Twelve definitions were eliminated from the bill. These included acronyms that are no longer referenced in the bill, as well as the definitions of "cost per prisoner" and "offender who would likely be sentenced to imprisonment". Senate retained all definitions.

  3.  Deprived and Depressed Communities. Governor eliminated language stating that a Department cannot take disciplinary action against an employee or prisoner for communicating with a legislator or their staff. Language replaces with new language requiring the Department to take all reasonable steps to ensure that business in deprived or depressed communities compete for and perform contracts to provide services or supplies, or both. Senate retained current law language regarding disciplinary action and did not include new Governor language regarding deprived and depressed communities. (Sec. 206)

  4.  Updated amounts for Total Legacy Costs. Governor updated total legacy costs section. The pension-related costs for FY 2019-20 are $143,458,300 and the retiree health care costs are $151,648,700.  Senate concurred. (Sec. 214)

  5.  Recidivism Rates. Governor revised language for measurement of recidivism rates to state that the measure shall be the reincarceration recidivism rate based on available state data. Senate concurred. (Sec. 408)

  6.  NEW. Immigration Status.  Senate added language stating that if a county enacts or enforces any law, ordinance, policy, or rule that limits or prohibits a peace officer or local official, officer, or employee from communicating or cooperating with appropriate federal officials concerning the immigration status of an individual in this state, that county would have withheld its reimbursement from funds appropriated in part 1 to house in jails certain felons who otherwise would have been sentenced to prison.  (NEW Sec. 414(7)

  7.  Reporting Requirements. Governor reduced the frequency of reporting for prisoner populations (Sec. 419), Hepatitis C treatment (Sec. 807), correctional officer to prisoner ratios (Sec. 912), and Holmes Youthful Trainee status. Senate concurred only with the Governor's changes to Sec. 807 and Sec. 930. (Sec. 930)

 

 

Date Completed:  4-25-19                                                                                          Fiscal Analyst:  Joe Carrasco, Jr.

 

 

This analysis was prepared by nonpartisan Senate staff for use by the Senate in its deliberations and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent.