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FY 2025 Budget Senate Debate

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The full body of the Senate considers amendments to the Senate Ways and Means recommendations, and debates their inclusion in the bill. This is a very busy time for the Senate, as the Senators and their staffs are constantly working to make sure the concerns and needs of their constituents are addressed in the final budget.

Actions of Bill S.4

Date Branch Action
5/2/2024 Senate Order relative to subject matter adopted
5/9/2024 Senate Reported from the committee on Senate Ways and Means
5/9/2024 Senate Recommended new text for H4601
5/9/2024 Senate Placed in the Orders of the Day for Tuesday, May 21, 2024 pursuant to an order previously adopted
5/21/2024 Senate The following amendments were considered as one and rejected:27, 29, 34, 35, 36, 38, 39, 45, 47, 48, 50, 52, 55, 57, 58, 63, 70, 98, 99, 112, 119, 120, 121, 123, 124, 129, 135, 142, 148, 163, 171, 192, 200, 217, 218, 221, 222, 223, 224, 245, 252, 266, 268, 269, 272, 274, 276, 282, 283, 291, 292, 306, 312, 326, 328, 329, 337, 339, 345, 347, 361, 363, 366, 367, 369, 376
5/21/2024 Senate The following amendments were considered as one and adopted:2, 8, 11, 12, 22, 24, 25, 28, 30, 31, 32, 41, 42, 49, 51, 53, 54, 56, 60, 61, 67, 80, 81, 82, 93, 97, 111, 127, 154, 164, 172, 179, 189, 190, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 201, 202, 204, 211, 214, 215, 216, 219, 220, 226, 232, 234, 235, 236, 237, 238, 239, 242, 243, 246, 247, 249, 251, 253, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 262, 263, 264, 270, 273, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, 285, 287, 288, 289, 290, 319, 325, 327, 331, 332, 333, 334, 335, 338, 341, 343, 344, 349, 351, 352, 353, 356, 357, 358, 364, 370
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #23 (Lovely) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #33 (Timilty) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #46 (Timilty) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #15 (Miranda) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #59 (Eldridge) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #64 (Eldridge) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #77 (Eldridge) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #88 (Rausch) rejected
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #87 (Rausch) adopted -see Roll Call #135 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #91 (Rausch) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #92 (Lovely) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #114 (Eldridge) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #122 (Eldridge) rejected
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #138 (Moran) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #139 (Moran) rejected
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #145 (Rausch) rejected
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #173 (Lovely) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #155 (Feeney) adopted -see Roll Call #136 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #188 (Lovely) adopted -see Roll Call #137 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #225 (Gomez) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #250 (Payano) adopted -see Roll Call #138 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #254 (Cyr) adopted -see Roll Call #139 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #307 (Lewis) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #309 (Gomez) rejected
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #310 (Eldridge) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #311 (Gomez) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #314 (R. Kennedy) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #323 (Jehlen) rejected
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #336 (Cyr) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #170 (Miranda) adopted -see Roll Call #140 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #359 (Rausch) adopted -see Roll Call #141 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #362 (Gomez) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #368 (Rausch) adopted -see Roll Call #142 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #371 (Lovely) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #372 (Lovely) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #373 (Lovely) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #375 (Fattman) rejected
5/21/2024 Senate The following amendments were considered as one and rejected:385, 390, 409, 411, 412, 419, 428, 436, 438, 440, 442, 444, 445, 449, 451, 452, 466, 467, 471, 472, 476, 477, 480, 481, 484, 486, 496, 498, 500, 501, 502, 503, 505, 507, 508, 510, 513, 524, 536, 542, 544, 545, 546, 547, 548, 555, 558, 560, 563, 564, 567, 572, 574, 577, 578, 581, 583, 601, 604, 608, 609, 610
5/21/2024 Senate The following amendments were considered as one and adopted:382, 388, 392, 393, 395, 397, 415, 416, 417, 431, 433, 434, 448, 460, 461, 462, 463, 464, 482, 483, 487, 491, 492, 493, 499, 511, 517, 526, 527, 530, 540, 549, 553, 554, 559, 561, 562, 568, 569, 573, 584, 585, 586, 597, 599, 602
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #381 (Velis) adopted -see Roll Call #143 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #413 (Lovely) rejected
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #414 (Fattman) rejected
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #454 (Velis) adopted -see Roll Call #144 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #437 (Timilty) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #446 (Timilty) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #457 (Timilty) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #458 (Gomez) adopted
5/21/2024 Senate Amendment #459 (Gomez) adopted
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #465 (Keenan) rejected
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #469 (Gomez) rejected
5/22/2024 Senate The following amendments were considered as one and rejected:613, 614, 617, 628, 630, 638, 654, 656, 659, 661, 663, 666, 668, 670, 672, 673, 675, 677, 678, 680, 685, 687, 688, 693, 695, 696, 697, 698, 700, 701, 703, 704, 714, 715, 717, 720, 721, 724, 731, 733, 734, 736, 737, 743, 744, 748, 749, 754, 758, 761, 773, 774, 775, 790, 797, 799, 801, 813, 826, 827, 845, 851, 859
5/22/2024 Senate The following amendments were considered as one and adopted:611, 632, 633, 649, 650, 651, 652, 653, 664, 665, 669, 676, 690, 710, 711, 712, 713, 716, 722, 723, 725, 729, 732, 738, 739, 740, 741, 746, 762, 764, 765, 766, 767, 769, 770, 771, 776, 777, 782, 783, 784, 786, 789, 793, 796, 805, 812, 825, 840
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #490 (Cyr) adopted -see Roll Call #145 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #509 (Kennedy) adopted -see Roll Call #146 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #515 (Cyr) rejected
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #519 (Cyr) adopted
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #522 (Oliveira) adopted
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #552 (DiDomenico) adopted -see Roll Call #147 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #528 (Velis) adopted
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #570 (Velis) adopted
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #571 (Velis) adopted -see Roll Call #148 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #590 (Rausch) rejected
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #841 (Cronin) adopted -see Roll Call #149 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #635 (Miranda) adopted
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #447 (Timilty) adopted
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #537 (Jehlen) adopted -see Roll Call #150 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #607 (Fattman) rejected
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #612 (Oliveira) adopted -see Roll Call #151 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #624 (Feeney) adopted -see Roll Call #152 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #389 (Kennedy) adopted -see Roll Call #153 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #621 (Rausch) adopted -see Roll Call #154 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #620 (Cronin) adopted -see Roll Call #155 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #629 (Lovely) adopted
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #634 (Miranda) adopted
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #646 (Lovely) adopted
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #655 (Velis) adopted
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #631 (Mark) adopted -see Roll Call #156 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #456 (Gomez) adopted
5/22/2024 Senate The following amendments were considered as one and rejected:862, 866, 867, 868, 869, 870, 871, 872, 873, 874, 875, 876, 882, 883, 888, 889, 891, 892, 893, 899, 900, 902, 905, 909, 911, 912, 913, 915, 916, 920, 923, 924, 926, 927, 930, 933, 943, 947, 949, 951, 957, 959, 962, 963, 965, 967, 969, 971, 976, 991, 992, 994, 1000, 1005, 1006, 1009, 1011, 1012, 1013, 1025, 1026, 1029, 1030, 1032, 1033, 1034, 1035, 1044, 1064, 1065, 1066, 1081, 1082, 1083, 1085, 1091
5/22/2024 Senate The following amendments were considered as one and adopted:861, 863, 864, 877, 878, 881, 885, 886, 895, 917, 919, 925, 928, 929, 931, 932, 934, 935, 936, 937, 938, 939, 941, 942, 945, 948, 961, 970, 977, 980, 985, 986, 988, 989, 996, 997, 998, 1001, 1010, 1016, 1017, 1018, 1019, 1020, 1021, 1022, 1023, 1024, 1027, 1028, 1031, 1036, 1037, 1038, 1039, 1040, 1041, 1042, 1043, 1045, 1046, 1047, 1048, 1049, 1050, 1051, 1052, 1053, 1054, 1055, 1056, 1057, 1058, 1059, 1060, 1061, 1062, 1063, 1067, 1068, 1069, 1070, 1071, 1072, 1073, 1074, 1075, 1076, 1077, 1078, 1079, 1080, 1084, 1086, 1087, 1088, 1089, 1090, 1092, 1093, 1094, 1095, 1096, 1098, 1099
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #803 (Velis) adopted -see Roll Call #158 (Yeas 40 to Nays 0)
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #622 (Gomez) adopted
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #639 (Tarr) adopted
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #658 (Lewis) adopted -see Roll Call #159 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #660 (Lewis) adopted -see Roll Call #160 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #662 (Pacheco) adopted -see Roll Call #161 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #671 (Lovely) adopted
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #679 (Lovely) adopted
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #683 (Gomez) adopted
5/22/2024 Senate Amendment #686 (Gomez) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #699 (Payano) adopted -see Roll Call #162 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/23/2024 Senate The following amendments were considered as one and rejected:3, 9, 18, 19, 21, 83, 102, 106, 108, 109, 115, 116, 146, 149, 150, 151, 178, 180, 182, 184, 186, 187, 193, 260, 267, 301, 377, 378, 398, 400, 401, 402, 404, 408, 422, 423, 425, 426, 566, 589, 594, 615, 618, 619, 640, 641, 643, 644, 645, 691, 730, 792, 806, 808, 809, 816, 817, 818, 819, 834, 849, 850, 853, 854, 857, 894, 940
5/23/2024 Senate The following amendments were considered as one and adopted:4, 7, 13, 17, 20, 37, 75, 78, 79, 94, 100, 313, 316, 318, 320, 330, 348, 360, 374, 387, 418, 435, 520, 521, 534, 541, 557, 718, 719, 753, 800, 835, 852, 921, 956, 975, 978, 979, 982
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #706 (Eldridge) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #750 (Lewis) adopted -see Roll Call #163 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #755 (Cronin) adopted -see Roll Call #164 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #756 (DiDomenico) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #760 (Lewis) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #772 (DiDomenico) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #785 (Rausch) adopted -see Roll Call #165 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #794 (Lovely) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #795 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #804 (Velis) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #865 (Rush) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #807 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #810 (Tarr) rejected -see Roll Call #166 (Yeas 5 to Nays 34)
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #828 (Keenan) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #829 (Barrett) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #830 (Barrett) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #832 (Tarr) rejected -see Roll Call #167 (Yeas 10 to Nays 29)
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #833 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #846 (Eldridge) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #847 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #855 (Rausch) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #856 (Montigny) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #858 (Barrett) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #860 (Montigny) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #887 (Jehlen) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #890 (Edwards) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #896 (Fattman) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #897 (Moran) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #898 (Moran) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #901 (Fattman) adopted -see Roll Call #168 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #903 (Eldridge) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #906 (Gomez) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #922 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #944 (Timilty) adopted -see Roll Call #169 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #946 (Timilty) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #950 (Timilty) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #952 (Timilty) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #953 (Timilty) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #954 (Timilty) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #955 (Timilty) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #958 (Timilty) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #960 (Timilty) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #966 (Gomez) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #968 (Timilty) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #972 (Timilty) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #973 (Miranda) adopted -see Roll Call #170 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #1004 (Durant) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #974 (Eldridge) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #983 (Collins) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #984 (Collins) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #1008 (Rausch) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #1015 (Fattman) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #1014 (Fattman) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #1100 (Collins) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #1 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #5 (Tarr) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #10 (Tarr) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #14 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #68 (Pacheco) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #69 (DiDomenico) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #76 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #84 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #85 (Fattman) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #95 (Collins) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #101 (Tarr) adopted -see Roll Call #171 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #103 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #104 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #105 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #107 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #113 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #117 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #118 (Tarr) rejected -see Roll Call #172 (Yeas 4 to Nays 35)
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #161 (Edwards) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #802 (Montigny) adopted -see Roll Call #173 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #134 (Tarr) adopted -see Roll Call #174 (Yeas 39 to Nays 0)
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #141 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #147 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #176 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #396 (Creem) adopted -see Roll Call #176 (Yeas 40 to Nays 0)
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #177 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #181 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #183 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #185 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #212 (Crighton) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #324 (Jehlen) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #340 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #342 (Moran) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #346 (Fattman) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #354 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #365 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #379 (Fattman) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #386 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #391 (Creem) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #399 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #403 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #405 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #406 (Tarr) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #424 (Lovely) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #407 (Tarr) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #479 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #485 (Lovely) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #497 (Cyr) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #543 (Timilty) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #556 (Edwards) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #593 (Rausch) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #598 (Cyr) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #623 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #642 (Tarr) rejected
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #647 (Lovely) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #759 (Gomez) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #125 (Lewis) adopted -see Roll Call #177 (Yeas 30 to Nays 9)
5/23/2024 Senate Amendment #842 (Rodrigues) adopted
5/23/2024 Senate Pending Senate Ways and Means amendment adopted, as amended
5/23/2024 Senate Reprinted as amended, see S2800
5/23/2024 Senate Substituted, as amended for H4601
5/23/2024 Senate See H4601