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2008 Legislation Signed into Public Acts

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2008

Public Act 586 of 2008—Distribution of Healthy and Safety Fund, Effective January 20, 2009
SB 1633 (Thomas) Local government; financing; distribution of health and safety fund; clarify. Amends secs. 3 & 5 of 1987 PA 264 (MCL 141.473 & 141.475).

Public Act 585 of 2008—Tax Exemption for Senior Housing, Effective January 20, 2009
SB 1491 (Jansen) Property tax; exemptions; tax exemption for senior housing when property is rehabilitated by a limited dividend housing corporation; provide for. Amends sec. 7d of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7d).

Public Act 584 of 2008—Unified Carrier Registration Act, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 1451 (Gilbert) Transportation; carriers; unified carrier registration act; implement. Amends title & sec. 1, art. I, secs. 2, 6 & 7, art. IV & secs. 2, 8, 9 & 10, art. V of 1933 PA 254 (MCL 475.1 et seq.).

Public Act 583 of 2008—Background Checks on Substitute Bus Drivers, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 1252 (Gleason) Education; employees; transfer of background checks on substitute bus drivers; allow. Amends secs. 1230, 1230a & 1230g of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1230 et seq.).

Public Act 582 of 2008—Early Intervening Model Programs, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 1039 (Gassis) Education; intermediate school districts; early intervening model programs; authorize intermediate school districts to develop. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1380.1852) by adding sec. 641.

Public Act 581 of 2008—Tax Incentives for Distribution and Warehousing Facilities, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 146 (Brown) Economic development; other; tax incentives for distribution and warehousing facilities; provide for. Amends secs. 2 & 4 of 1974 PA 198 (MCL 207.552 & 207.554).

Public Act 580 of 2008—Tax Credit for Certain Plug-In Traction Battery Packs, Effective January 16, 2009
HB 6611 (Gonzales) Business tax; other; tax credit for certain plug-in traction battery packs; provide for. Amends 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1101208.1601 ) by adding sec. 434.

Public Act 579 of 2008—Website Posting of Seasonal Weight Restrictions, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 1525 (Gilbert) Traffic control; other; website posting of seasonal weight restrictions in effect; require. Amends sec. 722 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.722).

Public Act 578 of 2008—Brownfield Credit Revisions, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 982 (Allen) Business tax; other; brownfield credit revisions; provide for. Amends sec. 437 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1437).

Public Act 577 of 2008—Child Abuse, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 158 (Jelinek) Crimes; abuse; committing act likely to cause physical harm to a child; include in definition of child abuse. Amends sec. 136b of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.136b).

Public Act 576 of 2008—Applicant Procedures for Insurance Producer License, Effective July 16, 2009
SB 1477 (Gilbert) Insurance; producers; applicant procedures for insurance producer license; modify, and clarify requirements for waiver of examination. Amends sec. 1204 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.1204).

Public Act 575 of 2008—Registered Insurance Agent Program to Study, Effective July 16, 2009
SB 1476 (Barcia) Insurance; producers; registered insurance agent program of study; modify. Amends sec. 1204a of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.1204a).

Public Act 574 of 2008—Continuing Education Term of Renewal, Effective January 1, 2010
SB 1475 (Sanborn) Insurance; producers; continuing education term of renewal; modify. Amends secs. 1204b & 1204c of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.1204b & 500.1204c).

Public Act 573 of 2008—Business Personal Property Exemption Eligibility, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 1281 (Brown) Property tax; exemptions; business personal property exemption eligibility; expand to certain border counties. Amends sec. 9f of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.9f).

Public Act 572 of 2008—Credit for Certain Capital Expenditures, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 1264 (Richardville) Business tax; other; credit for certain capital expenditures; increase. Amends sec. 409 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1409).

Public Act 571 of 2008—Michigan Strategic Fund Loans to Qualified Film Industry Productions, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 1175 (Hardiman) State financing and management; funds; Michigan strategic fund loans to qualified film industry productions; provide for. Amends sec. 88d of 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2088d).

Public Act 570 of 2008—Sale of Certain State Owned Rail Lines, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 1536 (Gilbert) Transportation; railroads; sale of certain state owned rail lines; allow. Amends sec. 10 of 1976 PA 295 (MCL 474.60).

Public Act 569 of 2008—Pheasant Raising Facility, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 1615 (Basham) Animals; game; pheasant raising facility; provide conditions for license denial or revocation. Amends secs. 42702 & 42713 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.42702 & 324.42713).

Public Act 568 of 2008—Traffic Control Civil Infraction Procedures, Effective December 31, 2010
SB 1066 (Pappageorge) Traffic control; civil infraction procedures; attendance at basic driver improvement course; allow in lieu of being found responsible for traffic violation under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 320a & 743 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.320a & 257.743 ) & adds sec. 320d.

Public Act 567 of 2008—Limited Liability Companies, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 1446 (Barcia) Businesses; limited liability companies; naming requirements for limited liability companies; revise for low-profit limited liability company. Amends secs. 204, 206, 803 & 1004 of 1993 PA 23 (MCL 450.4204 et seq.).

Public Act 566 of 2008—Limited Liability Companies, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 1445 (Allen) Businesses; limited liability companies; formation of low-profit limited liability company; authorize. Amends sec. 102 of 1993 PA 23 (MCL 450.4102).

Public Act 565 of 2008—Gang Felony Crimes, Effective April 1, 2009
SB 292 (Kahn) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for gang felonies; enact. Amends sec. 16t, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16t).

Public Act 564 of 2008—Gang Felony Crimes, Effective April 1, 2009
SB 291 (Kahn) Crimes; definitions; gang felony crimes; create. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1750.568 ) by adding sec. 411u.

Public Act 563 of 2008—Gang Felony Crimes, Effective April 1, 2009
SB 660 (Jansen) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; gang activity; prohibit and provide penalties. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1750.568 ) by adding sec. 411u.

Public Act 562 of 2008—Gang Felony Crimes, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 661 (Jansen) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crimes involving gangs; enact, and assign 50 points under offense variable 13 under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 16t & 43, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16t & 777.43).

Public Act 561 of 2008—Technical Amendments to State School Aid Act, Effective January 16, 2009
HB 6726 (Gillard) Appropriations; school aid; technical amendments to state school aid act; provide for. Amends secs. 20 & 20j of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1620 & 388.1620j).

Public Act 560 of 2008—History, Arts, and Libraries Fund, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 1353 (Pappageorge) Income tax; checkoff; history, arts, and libraries fund; provide for check-off option. Amends sec. 435 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.435).

Public Act 559 of 2008—History, Arts, and Libraries Fund, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 1374 (Thomas) Income tax; other; history, arts, and libraries fund; create. Amends title & sec. 2 of 2001 PA 63 (MCL 399.702) & adds sec. 9.

Public Act 558 of 2008—Children's Miracle Network Fund, Effective January 16, 2009
HB 6194 (Pastor) Income tax; checkoff; contributions designation for the pregnant and parenting student services fund, the ultrasound equipment fund, and the children's miracle network fund; provide for. Amends sec. 435 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.435).

Public Act 557 of 2008—Children's Miracle Network Fund, Effective January 16, 2009
HB 6193 (Pastor) Income tax; checkoff; children's miracle network fund act; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 556 of 2008—Extractive Operations Exemption, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 881 (McManus) Sales tax; other; extractive operations exemption; revise definition. Amends sec. 4u of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.54u).

Public Act 555 of 2008—Extractive Operations Exemption, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 880 (McManus) Use tax; other; extractive operations exemption; revise definition. Amends sec. 4p of 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.94p).

Public Act 554 of 2008—Regional Convention Facility Authority, Effective January 16, 2009
SB 1630 (Allen) Economic development; other; regional convention facility authority; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 553 of 2008—Regional Convention Facility Authority, Effective January 16, 2009
HB 5691 (Condino) Taxation; hotel-motel tax; state convention facilities act; revise to include regional convention facility authority act. Amends secs. 3, 8, 9, 10, 12 & 20 of 1985 PA 106 (MCL 207.623 et seq.).

Public Act 552 of 2008—Sentencing Guidelines for Uniform Securities Act Violations, Effective January 16, 2009
HB 5018 (Meisner) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for uniform securities act (2002) violation; enact, and eliminate provisions relating to repealed securities act. Amends sec. 14j, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.14j).

Public Act 551 of 2008—Enact Uniform Securities Act, Effective January 16, 2009
HB 5008 (Huizenga) Trade; securities; uniform securities act; repeal and enact uniform securities act (2002). Creates new act & repeals 1964 PA 265 (MCL 451.501451.818).

Public Act 550 of 2008—Michigan Promise Zones, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 5375 (Melton) Property tax; state education tax; Michigan promise zones; establish and provide funding through state education tax revenue. Creates new act.

Public Act 549 of 2008—Michigan Promise Zones, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 861 (VanWoerkom) Property tax; state education tax; Michigan promise zones; establish and provide funding through state education tax revenue. Creates new act.

Public Act 548 of 2008—Michigan Economic Growth Authority, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 5977 (Moore) Economic development; Michigan economic growth authority; eligibility for certain tax credits; clarify. Amends sec. 6 of 1995 PA 24 (MCL 207.806).

Public Act 547 of 2008—Criminal Sexual Conduct, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 5055 (Donigan) Criminal procedure; other; minimum state costs assessed in certain criminal cases; increase, and provide for distribution of proceeds to assist victims of criminal sexual conduct. Amends sec. 1j, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.1j).

Public Act 546 of 2008—Sexual Assault Victims' Forensic Medical Intervention and Treatment Act, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 5054 (Donigan) Crime victims; other; sexual assault victims' forensic medical intervention and treatment act; create and provide funding for. Creates new act.

Public Act 545 of 2008—Criminal Sexual Conduct, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 1618 (Birkholz) Law enforcement; other; distribution of certain justice system funds to pay for certain costs associated with criminal sexual conduct; provide for. Amends sec. 181 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.181).

Public Act 544 of 2008—Child Advocacy Fund, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 1617 (Kuipers) Crime victims; other; child advocacy fund; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 543 of 2008—Criminal Sexual Conduct, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 1616 (Jansen) Criminal procedure; other; minimum state costs assessed in certain criminal cases involving juveniles; increase, and provide for distribution of proceeds to assist victims of criminal sexual conduct. Amends sec. 18m, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.18m).

Public Act 542 of 2008—Jail Emergency Overcrowding Release Procedure, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 5987 (Hammel) Corrections; jails; emergency overcrowding release procedure; modify as to unsentenced prisoners. Amends sec. 6 of 1982 PA 325 (MCL 801.56).

Public Act 541 of 2008—Hospital Adverse Events Data Collection, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 6456 (Angerer, Sanborn) Health facilities; hospitals; hospital adverse events data collection, reporting, and prevention act; provide for. Amends title & sec. 1 of 1967 PA 270 (MCL 331.531) & adds sec. 4.

Public Act 540 of 2008—Michigan-Based Business Preference, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 5639 (Spade, Sanborn) Education; financing; Michigan-based business preference in bid process for contracting; provide for. Amends secs. 623a, 1267 & 1274 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.623a et seq.).

Public Act 539 of 2008—Procedures for Vehicle Disposition, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 4839 (Farrah) Vehicles; abandoned; procedures for disposition; clarify. Amends secs. 11, 208c, 252a, 252d, 252e, 252f, 252g & 252l of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.11 et seq.).

Public Act 538 of 2008—Certificate to Carry Firearms, Effective March 31, 2009
HB 4612 (Espinoza, Sanborn) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; provide false information on application for certificate to carry firearms by a retired law enforcement officer; include in guidelines. Amends sec. 11b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11b).

Public Act 537 of 2008—Certificate to Carry Firearms, Effective March 1, 2009
HB 4611 (Jones, Rick, Sanborn) Law enforcement; other; standards for training and qualification for certain former law enforcement officers to carry firearms; clarify for the purposes of federal law allowing the carrying of concealed weapons. Creates new act.

Public Act 536 of 2008—Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 6172 (Hopgood, Sanborn) Civil rights; other; Asian Pacific American affairs commission; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 535 of 2008—DNA Profiling, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 1549 (Cropsey) Criminal procedure; evidence; misuse or removal of DNA identification profiling records; prohibit, and provide penalties. Amends 1990 PA 250 (MCL 28.17128.176) by adding sec. 5.

Public Act 534 of 2008—DNA Profiling, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 6646 (Ebli) Criminal procedure; evidence; use of DNA profiles; authorize. Amends 1990 PA 250 (MCL 28.17128.176) by adding sec. 5.

Public Act 533 of 2008—DNA Profiling, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 6645 (Warren, Sanborn) Criminal procedure; evidence; DNA identification profiling samples; require individual to provide an adequate sample. Amends sec. 3a of 1990 PA 250 (MCL 28.173a).

Public Act 532 of 2008—Convention Facilities Act, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 6515 (Jones, Robert, Sanborn) Economic development; other; reference to eligible municipality in the stadia or convention facilities act; modify population requirement. Amends sec. 1 of 1991 PA 180 (MCL 207.751).

Public Act 531 of 2008—Appraisals, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 4054 (Mayes, Sanborn) Occupations; appraisers; prohibition on setting, developing, and communicating an appraisal based upon certain outcomes; provide for. Amends sec. 2635 of 1980 PA 299 (MCL 339.2635).

Public Act 530 of 2008—Appraisals, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 343 (Pappageorge, Sanborn) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; coercing or inducing appraisers to inflate value of real property offered as collateral for secondary mortgage loan; prohibit. Amends sec. 27 of 1981 PA 125 (MCL 493.77).

Public Act 529 of 2008—Appraisals, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 356 (Richardville, Sanborn) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; coercing or inducing appraisers to inflate value of mortgaged property; prohibit. Amends sec. 29 of 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1679).

Public Act 528 of 2008—Violation of Mortgage Company Act or Secondary Mortgage Loan Act, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 6148 (Farrah, Sanborn) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; violation of mortgage company act or secondary mortgage loan act; reflect reduction of penalty to misdemeanor. Amends sec. 14p, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.14p).

Public Act 527 of 2008—United Way Fund, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 6025 (Jones, Rick) Income tax; other; united way fund; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 526 of 2008—Foster Care Trust Fund, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 6090 (Spade, Sanborn) Income tax; checkoff; foster care trust fund; provide check-off option. Amends sec. 435 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.435).

Public Act 525 of 2008—Foster Care Trust Fund, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 6089 (DeRoche, Sanborn) Income tax; other; foster care trust fund act; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 524 of 2008—Licensure of Speech-Language Pathologists, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 493 (Jacobs, Sanborn) Occupations; health care professions; licensure of speech-language pathologists; provide for. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101333.25211) by adding sec. 16342 & pt. 176.

Public Act 523 of 2008—Licensure of Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 921 (Kahn, Sanborn) Health; occupations; licensure of occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants; provide for. Amends secs. 16345, 18301, 18303, 18305, 18307 & 18309 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.16345 et seq.) & adds secs. 18313 & 18315.

Public Act 522 of 2008—Local Development Financing, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 816 (McManus, Sanborn) Economic development; local development financing; provision reference to an annual audit of the authority whose district includes eligible property; repeal. Amends sec. 19 of 1986 PA 281 (MCL 125.2169).

Public Act 521 of 2008 —Child Abuse, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 760 (Jelinek, Sanborn) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for child abuse in the third degree; revise to reflect citation change. Amends sec. 16g, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16g).

Public Act 520 of 2008—Child Abuse, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 4873 (Amos, Sanborn) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of leaving child unattended in a vehicle; enact. Amends sec. 16g, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16g).

Public Act 519 of 2008—Child Abuse, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 4872 (Meadows, Sanborn) Crimes; other; leaving children unattended in a vehicle; prohibit under certain circumstances and provide penalties. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1750.568) by adding sec. 135a.

Public Act 518 of 2008—Boiler Removal, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 651 (Gleason, Sanborn) Occupations; construction; removal of boiler; allow if individual has a hydronic heating and cooling license. Amends sec. 13 of 1965 PA 290 (MCL 408.763).

Public Act 517 of 2008—Social Studies Assessment Test Qualifying Score, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 482 (Gleason, Sanborn) Higher education; financial aid; qualifying score in social studies assessment test results; add as eligibility requirement for Michigan promise grant. Amends secs. 2 & 4 of 2006 PA 479 (MCL 390.1622 & 390.1624).

Public Act 516 of 2008—Plant Rehabilitation, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 345 (Cropsey) Economic development; plant rehabilitation; eligibility requirements; modify. Amends sec. 9 of 1974 PA 198 (MCL 207.559).

Public Act 515 of 2008—Plant Rehabilitation, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 218 (Basham) Economic development; plant rehabilitation; eligibility requirements to obtain an industrial facilities exemption certificate; allow for exception under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 9 of 1974 PA 198 (MCL 207.559).

Public Act 514 of 2008—Technical Updates for Compliance with IRS, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 1642 (Jansen) Retirement; judges; technical updates for compliance with internal revenue service rules; provide for. Amends secs. 105 & 604 of 1992 PA 234 (MCL 38.2105 & 38.2604).

Public Act 513 of 2008—Limited Death Benefit Policy, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 1534 (Allen) Insurance; life; limited death benefit policy; define, and provide for general amendments. Amends sec. 2080 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.2080).

Public Act 512 of 2008—School Delinquent Taxes, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 1433 (George) Property tax; payment and collection; school delinquent taxes; require to conform to the state process. Amends 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.1211.155) by adding secs. 89d & 89e.

Public Act 511 of 2008—Development and Use of a Child Protection Investigation Checklist, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 1421 (Kahn) Human services; children's services; development and use of a child protection investigation checklist; require. Amends 1975 PA 238 (MCL 722.621722.638) by adding sec. 8e.

Public Act 510 of 2008—Definition of Torture, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 1420 (Cropsey) Children; protection; definition of torture; modify. Amends secs. 3 & 18 of 1975 PA 238 (MCL 722.623 & 722.638).

Public Act 509 of 2008—Drain Maintenance and Improvement, Effective March 31, 2009
HB 4688 (Nitz) Drains; maintenance and improvement; amount that drain commissioner can spend on maintenance of a drain; increase. Amends sec. 196 of 1956 PA 40 (MCL 280.196).

Public Act 508 of 2008—DNA Evidence, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 4260 (Condino) Criminal procedure; records; criminal conviction overturned based on DNA evidence; provide for deletion of record. Amends sec. 16a, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.16a).

Public Act 507 of 2008—Tax Credit for Certain Public Exhibitions, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 6524 (Farrah) Business tax; other; tax credit for certain public exhibitions; provide for. Amends 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1101208.1601) by adding sec. 446.

Public Act 506 of 2008—Transfer of Property by Certain Domestic Non-Profit Corporations, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 6438 (Byrnes) Property tax; assessments; transfer of property by certain domestic nonprofit corporations; provide for. Amends sec. 27a of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.27a).

Public Act 505 of 2008—Property Tax Exemptions, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 6437 (Bauer) Property tax; exemptions; acreage limitation on exemption for certain organizations and associations; eliminate. Amends sec. 7q of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7q).

Public Act 504 of 2008—Obsolete Property Rehabilitation Act, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 6420 (Booher) Economic development; other; obsolete property rehabilitation act; modify eligibility criteria. Amends sec. 8 of 2000 PA 146 (MCL 125.2788).

Public Act 503 of 2008—Separating Dental Amalgam, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 6307 (Donigan) Occupations; dentists; separating dental amalgam from wastewater; require under certain circumstances. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101333.25211) by adding sec. 16631.

Public Act 502 of 2008 —Reciprocal Retirement System, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 6113 (Walker) Retirement; reciprocal retirement system; eligibility for retirement allowance; revise service time. Amends sec. 4 of 1961 PA 88 (MCL 38.1104).

Public Act 501 of 2008—Transportation Life-Cycle Cost Analysis, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 494 (Gilbert) Transportation; funds; use of other states' data for life-cycle cost analysis; allow. Amends sec. 1h of 1951 PA 51 (MCL 247.651h).

Public Act 500 of 2008—Definition of Qualified Retail Food Establishment and Tax Rate, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 1597 (Jansen) Economic development; commercial redevelopment; definition of qualified retail food establishment and tax rate; modify. Amends secs. 2 & 10 of 2005 PA 210 (MCL 207.842 & 207.850).

Public Act 499 of 2008—Worker's Compensation, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 1596 (Allen) Worker's compensation; exclusive remedy; jurisdiction over and coverage for out-of-state injuries; revise. Amends sec. 845 of 1969 PA 317 (MCL 418.845).

Public Act 498 of 2008—Revenue Sharing Reserve Fund, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 1550 (Cropsey) Revenue sharing; other; revenue sharing reserve fund; clarify deposit requirements. Amends sec. 44a of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.44a).

Public Act 497 of 2008—Discretionary Group Life Insurance, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 1508 (Sanborn) Insurance; life; discretionary group life insurance; modify. Amends sec. 4424 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.4424).

Public Act 496 of 2008—Dissolution of Township Park Commission, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 1487 (Jelinek) Townships; boards and commissions; dissolution of township park commission; provide for. Amends title of 1905 PA 157 (MCL 41.42141.429) & adds secs. 6g & 6h.

Public Act 495 of 2008—Renaissance Zones, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 1483 (Allen) Economic development; renaissance zones; number of additional zones and renewable energy zones; increase. Amends secs. 8a & 8e of 1996 PA 376 (MCL 125.2688a & 125.2688e).

Public Act 494 of 2008—Insurance Examination Results, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 1478 (Thomas) Insurance; insurers; provision relating to annual report of life and health insurance examination results; provide for. Amends 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.100500.8302) by adding sec. 1206c.

Public Act 493 of 2008—National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 1413 (Cropsey) Law enforcement; investigations; national crime prevention and privacy compact; allow participation by this state. Creates new act.

Public Act 492 of 2008—Septage Waste Vehicle Licenses, Effective January 13, 2009
SB 1227 (Jelinek) Environmental protection; sewage; septage waste vehicle licenses; provide for fees for transfer of. Amends sec. 11717b of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.11717b).

Public Act 491 of 2008—Licensing Fee for Landscape Architects, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 5026 (Donigan) Occupations; licensing fees; licensing fee for landscape architects; revise. Amends sec. 15 of 1979 PA 152 (MCL 338.2215).

Public Act 490 of 2008—Licensure of Landscape Architects, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 5025 (Donigan) Occupations; landscape architects; licensure of landscape architects; provide for. Amends secs. 105, 2201, 2202, 2203, 2204, 2205, 2208, 2209, 2210 & 2211 of 1980 PA 299 (MCL 339.105 et seq.).

Public Act 489 of 2008—Liquor Licenses, Effective January 13, 2009
HB 4179 (Caul) Liquor; licenses; holder of liquor license and operator of motor vehicle fuel pumps in a city, incorporated village, or township; revise population requirement. Amends sec. 541 of 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1541).

Public Act 488 of 2008—Railway Transportation Funds, Effective January 12, 2009
SB 1592 (Hardiman) Transportation; funds; authority to contract for construction and operation of nonprofit street railway on state right-of-way or roads and highways; clarify. Amends secs. 1, 2, 5, 15 & 16 of 1976 PA 295 (MCL 474.51 et seq.).

Public Act 487 of 2008—Railway Transportation Funds, Effective January 12, 2009
SB 1590 (Hunter) Transportation; funds; distribution of certain portion of comprehensive transportation funds to a nonprofit street railway company; provide for. Amends sec. 10e of 1951 PA 51 (MCL 247.660e).

Public Act 486 of 2008—Railway Transportation Funds, Effective January 12, 2009
SB 1589 (Allen) Transportation; other; formation of nonprofit street railway companies; provide for. Amends title & secs. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 23 & 27 of 1867 PA 35 (MCL 472.1 et seq.); adds sec. 21 & repeals secs. 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 31a, 32, 34, 35 & 36 of 1867 PA 35 (MCL 472.2 et seq.).

Public Act 485 of 2008—Railway Transportation Funds, Effective January 12, 2009
SB 1588 (Gilbert) Transportation; funds; funding for operation of nonprofit street railway companies; provide for. Amends sec. 10c of 1951 PA 51 (MCL 247.660c).

Public Act 484 of 2008—Crime of Derailment of Streetcar, Effective January 12, 2009
HB 6625 (Hopgood) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of causing derailment of streetcar, tram, or trolley or endangering life of person engaged in the work of or traveling by streetcar, tram, or trolley; enact. Amends sec. 14m, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.14m).

Public Act 483 of 2008—Non-Profit Street Railways, Effective January 12, 2009
HB 6546 (Leland) Transportation; other; nonprofit street railways; exempt from railroad code of 1993. Amends sec. 109 of 1993 PA 354 (MCL 462.109) & adds sec. 450.

Public Act 482 of 2008—Definition of Non-Profit Corporation, Effective January 12, 2009
HB 6543 (Pearce) Businesses; nonprofit corporations; definition of nonprofit corporation; expand to include a nonprofit street railway company. Amends sec. 123 of 1982 PA 162 (MCL 450.2123).

Public Act 481 of 2008—Railway Transportation Funds, Effective January 12, 2009
HB 6542 (Johnson) Transportation; other; formation of nonprofit street railway companies; provide for. Amends title & secs. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 23, 25 & 27 of 1867 PA 35 (MCL 472.1 et seq.); adds sec. 21 & repeals secs. 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31, 31a, 32, 34, 35 & 36 of 1867 PA 35 (MCL 472.2 et seq.).

Public Act 480 of 2008—Eligibility for Military Benefits, Effective January 12, 2009
HB 6427 (Miller) Employment security; benefits; eligibility for benefits; remove disqualification of certain spouses of reassigned military personnel. Amends sec. 29 of 1936 (Ex Sess) PA 1 (MCL 421.29).

Public Act 479 of 2008—Eligibility for Military Benefits, Effective January 12, 2009
HB 6426 (Polidori) Employment security; benefits; unemployment charge to employer for spouses of reassigned military personnel; charge to nonchargeable benefits account. Amends sec. 20 of 1936 (Ex Sess) PA 1 (MCL 421.20).

Public Act 478 of 2008—Cemetery Regulation, Effective January 12, 2009
SB 674 (Gilbert) Cemeteries and funerals; other; cemetery regulation; revise oversight authority. Amends title & secs. 2, 2a, 8, 9, 10, 12, 12a, 13, 15, 16 & 18 of 1968 PA 251 (MCL 456.522 et seq.); adds secs. 9a & 9b & repeals secs. 107 & 107a of 1869 PA 12 (MCL 456.107 & 456.107a) & secs. 35 & 35a of 1855 PA 87 (MCL 456.35 & 456.35a).

Public Act 477 of 2008—Appointment of Cemetery Receivers, Effective January 12, 2009
HB 6036 (Sak) Cemeteries and funerals; other; appointment of cemetery receivers; expand to include conservators. Amends sec. 2926a of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2926a).

Public Act 476 of 2008 —Catalytic Converter Theft, Effective April 1, 2009
HB 6022 (Valentine) Crimes; larceny; theft of a catalytic converter; include as basis for larceny from a vehicle. Amends sec. 356a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.356a).

Public Act 475 of 2008—Catalytic Converter Theft, Effective April 1, 2009
SB 1193 (Richardville) Crimes; larceny; theft of a catalytic converter; include as basis for larceny from a vehicle. Amends sec. 356a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.356a).

Public Act 474 of 2008—Sale, Delivery, or Importation of Alcoholic Liquor, Effective March 31, 2009
HB 6644 (Farrah) Liquor; distribution; provision relating to sale, delivery, or importation of alcoholic liquor; modify, Amends sec. 203 of 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1203).

Public Act 473 of 2008—State Real Estate Transfer, Effective January 1, 2009
HB 6122 (Bieda) Taxation; state real estate transfer; definitions, transfers, and payment of tax procedure; modify. Amends secs. 2, 3, 6 & 12 of 1993 PA 330 (MCL 207.522 et seq.).

Public Act 472 of 2008—Realtor Business Tax, Effective January 1, 2009
HB 5924 (Bieda) Business tax; other; exclusion of payments to independent contractors by realtors from gross receipts; provide for. Amends sec. 113 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1113).

Public Act 471 of 2008—Licensure of Massage Therapists, Effective January 9, 2009
HB 5651 (Condino) Health; occupations; licensure of massage therapists; provide for. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101333.25211) by adding sec. 16334 & pt. 179A.

Public Act 470 of 2008—Goodwill Deduction for Financial Institutions, Effective January 1, 2009
HB 5118 (Bieda) Business tax; other; goodwill deduction for financial institutions; extend deadline. Amends sec. 265 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1265).

Public Act 469 of 2008—Restroom Access Rights, Effective January 9, 2009
HB 5046 (Meisner) Businesses; other; restroom access rights for individuals with certain medical conditions; establish. Creates new act.

Public Act 468 of 2008—Michigan Automobile Insurance Placement, Effective October 31, 2010
SB 1576 (Garcia) Insurance; no-fault; Michigan automobile insurance placement facility premium surcharges for negligent homicide; remove and add certain moving violations. Amends sec. 3341 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.3341).

Public Act 467 of 2008—Motor Vehicle Operation Violations, Effective October 31, 2010
HB 6630 (Opsommer) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guideline for certain violations involving operation of motor vehicle; revise. Amends secs. 12g & 16p, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.12g & 777.16p).

Public Act 466 of 2008—Motor Vehicle Operation Violations, Effective October 31, 2010
HB 6629 (Accavitti) Criminal procedure; other; payment of certain expenses for committing certain driving violations; require. Amends sec. 1f, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.1f).

Public Act 465 of 2008—Motor Vehicle Operation Violations, Effective January 9, 2009
SB 1581 (Allen) Vehicles; snowmobiles; motor vehicle violations requiring suspension of snowmobile operating privilege; revise. Amends sec. 82147 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.82147).

Public Act 464 of 2008—Traffic Regulations, Effective January 9, 2009
HB 4017 (Opsommer) Traffic control; traffic regulation; use of due care and caution when passing solid waste collection vehicle, utility service vehicle, or road maintenance vehicle; require and provide penalties for failing to comply. Amends 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.1257.923) by adding sec. 653b.

Public Act 463 of 2008—Penalties for Right-of-Way Violations, Effective October 31, 2010
SB 104 (Garcia) Traffic control; violations; penalties for right-of-way violations that cause injury; increase. Amends secs. 319, 634, 649 & 650 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.319 et seq.).

Public Act 462 of 2008—Drunk Driving Convictions, Effective October 31, 2010
SB 1134 (Cropsey) Vehicles; equipment; high blood alcohol content drunk driving convictions; create as separate crime and provide for certain license sanctions and ignition interlock device requirements. Amends secs. 319, 322, 625 & 625b of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.319 et seq.) & adds sec. 20b.

Public Act 461 of 2008—Drunk Driving Convictions, Effective October 31, 2010
HB 4289 (Constan) Vehicles; equipment; installation of ignition interlocking device for high blood alcohol content drunk driving convictions; require. Amends secs. 319, 322, 625, 625k, 625l & 904 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.319 et seq.) & adds secs. 20b & 323f.

Public Act 460 of 2008—Driver Responsibility Law, Effective April 1, 2009
HB 6455 (Miller) Traffic control; driver license; driver responsibility law; allow to reinstate driving privileges of individuals on installment plan under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 732a of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.732a).

Public Act 459 of 2008—Violation of Tobacco Products Tax Act, Effective January 9, 2009
SB 883 (Allen) Sales tax; penalties; violation of tobacco products tax act; modify to result in loss of sales tax license. Amends sec. 3 of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.53).

Public Act 458 of 2008—Tobacco Definitions and Penalties, Effective January 9, 2009
SB 882 (George) Taxation; tobacco; certain definitions and penalties; modify. Amends secs. 2, 7 & 8 of 1993 PA 327 (MCL 205.422 et seq.).

Public Act 457 of 2008
—Definition of Industrial Property Convention and Trade Centers, Effective January 9, 2009
SB 1376 (Sanborn) Economic development; plant rehabilitation; definition of industrial property convention and trade centers; modify. Amends sec. 2 of 1974 PA 198 (MCL 207.552).

Public Act 456 of 2008—Certification of Supportive Housing Property, Effective January 9, 2009
HB 6493 (Stakoe) Housing; affordable; certification of supportive housing property; provide for. Amends 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1401125.1499c) by adding ch. 3B.

Public Act 455 of 2008—Supportive Housing Property, Effective January 9, 2009
HB 6492 (Hune) Education; financing; supportive housing property; exempt from operating millage. Amends sec. 1211 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1211).

Public Act 454 of 2008—Senior Citizen and Disabled Person Housing, Effective January 9, 2009
HB 5437 (Tobocman) Property tax; exemptions; exemption for nonprofit senior citizen and disabled person housing; revise. Amends 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.1–211.157) by adding sec. 7ll.

Public Act 453 of 2008 —Tax Increment Financing, Effective January 9, 2009
HB 6620 (Bauer) Economic development; tax increment financing; protected obligation; revise definition. Amends sec. 1 of 1980 PA 450 (MCL 125.1801).

Public Act 452 of 2008 —Building Authorities Issuing Negotiable Bonds, Effective January 9, 2009
HB 6619 (Bauer) Local government; bonds; building authorities issuing negotiable bonds; provide for purpose of defraying all or part of certain costs. Amends sec. 11 of 1948 (1st Ex Sess) PA 31 (MCL 123.961).

Public Act 451 of 2008—Individual or Family Development Account Program Act, Effective January 9, 2009
SB 1020 (Hunter) Business tax; other; credits for contributions to individual or family development accounts; allow. Amends 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1101208.1601) by adding sec. 426.

Public Act 450 of 2008—Individual or Family Development Account Program Act, Effective January 9, 2009
SB 1636 (Jansen) Income tax; other; clarification and cleanup of the individual or family development account program act; provide for. Amends secs. 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9 & 10 of 2006 PA 513 (MCL 206.702 et seq.).

Public Act 449 of 2008—Individual or Family Development Account Program Act, Effective January 9, 2009
HB 6549 (Coulouris) Housing; housing development authority; authority to coordinate programs with individual or family development account program act; provide for. Amends sec. 22 of 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1422).

Public Act 448 of 2008—Historic Preservation Tax Credit Revisions, Effective January 1, 2009
SB 973 (Brown) Business tax; other; historic preservation tax credit revisions; provide for. Amends sec. 435 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1435).

Public Act 447 of 2008—Historic Rehabilitation Credit, Effective January 1, 2009
HB 6496 (Tobocman) Income tax; other; historic rehabilitation credit; revise. Amends sec. 266 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.266).

Public Act 446 of 2008—Background Checks, Effective October 31, 2010
SB 1580 (Switalski) Criminal procedure; background check; reference to negligent homicide as part of criminal record check; eliminate. Amends sec. 134a of 1974 PA 258 (MCL 330.1134a).

Public Act 445 of 2008—Background Checks, Effective January 9, 2009
HB 6057 (Jackson) Mental health; other; requirement for certain mental health facilities to incur costs related to employee background checks; establish. Amends sec. 134a of 1974 PA 258 (MCL 330.1134a).

Public Act 444 of 2008—Background Checks, Effective October 31, 2010
HB 6627 (Miller) Criminal procedure; background check; requirements for background check for certain care providers; revise. Amends sec. 20173a of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.20173a).

Public Act 443 of 2008—Effective January 9, 2009
HB 6056 (Johnson) Health facilities; employees; requirement for health facilities and agencies to incur costs for employee background checks; establish. Amends sec. 20173a of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.20173a).

Public Act 442 of 2008 —Background Checks, Effective October 31, 2010
SB 1578 (Garcia) Criminal procedure; background check; reference to negligent homicide as part of criminal record check; eliminate. Amends sec. 34b of 1979 PA 218 (MCL 400.734b).

Public Act 441 of 2008 —Adult Foster Care, Effective January 9, 2009
HB 6058 (Johnson) Human services; adult foster care; reference to funding from expired background check pilot program; eliminate. Amends sec. 34b of 1979 PA 218 (MCL 400.734b).

Public Act 440 of 2008 —Definition Revisions and Reference to New Business Tax, Effective January 9, 2009
HB 5192 (Tobocman) Use tax; credits and deductions; definition revisions and reference to new business tax; provide for. Amends secs. 2b, 3, 3a & 10 of 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.92b et seq.).

Public Act 439 of 2008—Definition of Purchase Price, Effective January 9, 2009
HB 5556 (Bieda) Use tax; definitions; definition of purchase price; revise, and provide other technical amendments. Amends secs. 2, 2b, 3a, 3b, 3c, 4d, 4i, 7, 13, 14a & 14b of 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.92 et seq.) & repeals secs. 12 & 14 of 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.102 & 205.104).

Public Act 438 of 2008 —Definition of Sales Price, Effective January 9, 2009
HB 5555 (Condino) Sales tax; definitions; definition of sales price; revise. Amends secs. 1, 1a, 4g, 4k, 4bb, 12, 18 & 21 of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.51 et seq.) & repeals secs. 17 & 20 of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.67 & 205.70).

Public Act 437 of 2008—Definition of Certified Service Provider, Effective January 9, 2009
HB 5554 (Bieda) Sales tax; definitions; definition of certified service provider; provide for. Amends sec. 25 of 2004 PA 174 (MCL 205.825).

Public Act 436 of 2008—Streamlined Sales Tax Agreement, Effective January 9, 2009
HB 4380 (Accavitti) Sales tax; collections; streamlined sales tax agreement; include interstate trucks and trailers. Amends 2004 PA 175 (MCL 205.171205.191) by adding sec. 10.

Public Act 435 of 2008—Business Tax Exemption, Effective January 1, 2009
SB 1009 (Cassis) Business tax; other; exemption of foreign person under certain circumstances from tax; provide for. Amends sec. 207 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1207).

Public Act 434 of 2008 —Definition of Foreign Operating Entity, Effective January 1, 2009
SB 1052 (Jansen) Business tax; other; definition of foreign operating entity; exclude Puerto Rico. Amends sec. 109 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1109).

Public Act 433 of 2008—Definition of Gross Receipts, Effective January 1, 2009
SB 1038 (Cassis) Business tax; other; technical amendments to definition of gross receipts; provide for. Amends sec. 111 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1111).

Public Act 432 of 2008—Licensing of Scrap Metal Processors, Effective April 1, 2009
SB 720 (Thomas) Occupations; junk and secondhand dealers; licensing of scrap metal processors; provide for. Amends secs. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 & 8 of 1917 PA 350 (MCL 445.401 et seq.).

Public Act 431 of 2008—Determination of Severity Level of Crimes of Larceny, Effective April 1, 2009
SB 1114 (Brown) Crimes; stolen property; determination of severity level of crimes of larceny; amend calculation of value of property to include cost of damage caused by the larceny. Amends sec. 356 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.356).

Public Act 430 of 2008—Crime of Knowingly Buying or Selling Stolen Nonferrous Metal Articles, Effective April 1, 2009
SB 1571 (Sanborn) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of knowingly buying or selling stolen nonferrous metal articles; provide for. Amends sec. 14h, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.14h).

Public Act 429 of 2008—Business Licensing and Regulation, Effective April 1, 2009
HB 6181 (Meisner) Occupations; business licensing and regulation; reporting requirements for dealers of nonferrous metals; provide for. Creates new act.

Public Act 428 of 2008—Junk and Secondhand Dealers, Effective April 1, 2009
HB 5694 (Brown) Occupations; junk and secondhand dealers; requirement for scrap dealers to obtain certain picture identification from seller of scrap copper; provide for and require record disclosure to law enforcement agencies. Amends secs. 4, 5 & 8 of 1917 PA 350 (MCL 445.404 et seq.).

Public Act 427 of 2008 —Prohibited Products: Phosphorus, Effective January 6, 2009
SB 152 (Brater) Environmental protection; prohibited products; use of phosphorus in dishwashing detergents; prohibit. Amends sec. 3902 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.3902).

Public Act 426 of 2008—Prohibited Products: Phosphorus, Effective January 6, 2009
SB 362 (Birkholz) Environmental protection; prohibited products; phosphorus content of certain cleaning agents used in household clothes washers; restrict. Amends sec. 3902 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.3902).

Public Act 425 of 2008—Public Employee Retirement System Investment Act, Effective January 6, 2009
HB 6500 (Jones, Robert; Farrah) Retirement; investments; public employee retirement system investment act; modify. Amends secs. 12d, 13, 19, 20d, 20j & 20k of 1965 PA 314 (MCL 38.1132d et seq.); adds sec. 19a & repeals sec. 13a of 1965 PA 314 (MCL 38.1133a).

Public Act 424 of 2008—Financial Statements With Certain Solicitation License Applications, Effective January 6, 2009
HB 6633 (Tobocman, Farrah) Businesses; charitable organizations; financial statements with certain solicitation license applications; require. Amends sec. 3 of 1975 PA 169 (MCL 400.273).

Public Act 423 of 2008—Insurance Producer's License, Effective January 6, 2009
SB 1401 (Sanborn, Farrah) Insurance; producers; issuance of insurance producer's license; clarify. Amends sec. 1239 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.1239).

Public Act 422 of 2008—Insurance Producer's License, Effective January 6, 2009
SB 1344 (Sanborn, Farrah) Insurance; producers; approval process for issuance of insurance producer's license; modify. Amends sec. 1205 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.1205).

Public Act 421 of 2008—Liability for False or Fraudulent Claims to The Medicaid Program, Effective January 6, 2009
SB 1622 (Jelinek, Farrah) Human services; medical services; liability for false or fraudulent claims to the medicaid program; revise. Amends secs. 7 & 12 of 1977 PA 72 (MCL 400.607 & 400.612).

Public Act 420 of 2008—Time Frame to Adopt a Charter, Effective January 6, 2009
SB 1347 (Barcia, Farrah) Cities; home rule; 3-year time frame to adopt a charter; provide for. Amends sec. 16 of 1909 PA 279 (MCL 117.16).

Public Act 419 of 2008—Time Frame to Adopt a Charter, Effective January 6, 2009
SB 1346 (Barcia, Farrah) Cities; other; 3-year time frame to adopt a charter; provide for. Amends sec. 17 of 1968 PA 191 (MCL 123.1017).

Public Act 418 of 2008—Time Frame to Adopt a Charter, Effective January 6, 2009
SB 1345 (Barcia, Farrah) Villages; home rule; 3-year time frame to adopt a charter; provide for. Amends sec. 12 of 1909 PA 278 (MCL 78.12).

Public Act 417 of 2008—Underground Storage Tanks, Effective January 6, 2009
SB 677 (McManus, Farrah) Environmental protection; underground storage tanks; fee on refined petroleum; repeal. Amends secs. 21503, 21506 & 21550 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.21503 et seq.).

Public Act 416 of 2008—Regulation Under Pittman-Robertson Act, Effective January 6, 2009
HB 5771 (Stakoe, Farrah) Natural resources; wildlife; federal department promulgating regulation under Pittman-Robertson act; correct reference. Amends sec. 40501 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.40501).

Public Act 415 of 2008—Tax Incentive for Use of Certain Agricultural Equipment, Effective January 6, 2009
HB 5862 (Ball) Sales tax; exemptions; tax incentive for use of certain agricultural equipment capable of harvesting grain and biomass; provide for. Amends sec. 4a of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.54a).

Public Act 414 of 2008—Tampering, Defacing, or Stealing Utility Equipment, Effective January 6, 2009
HB 5362 (Moss) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for increased penalties of tampering, defacing, or stealing utility equipment or utility infrastructure component; enact. Amends sec. 16s, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16s).

Public Act 413 of 2008—Tampering, Defacing, or Stealing Utility Equipment, Effective January 6, 2009
HB 5361 (Moss) Crimes; other; tampering with, defacing, or stealing utility equipment; increase penalties. Amends sec. 383a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.383a).

Public Act 412 of 2008—DNA Evidence, Effective January 6, 2009
HB 6093 (Condino) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of making material false statement in petition or supporting affidavit seeking review of DNA evidence; enact. Amends sec. 16v, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16v).

Public Act 411 of 2008—DNA Evidence, Effective January 6, 2009
HB 6092 (Condino) Crimes; other; making material false statement in petition or supporting affidavit seeking review of DNA evidence; prohibit and provide penalty. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1750.568) by adding sec. 422a.

Public Act 410 of 2008—DNA Evidence, Effective January 6, 2009
HB 5089 (Condino) Criminal procedure; DNA; deadline for filing petition for DNA testing in felony conviction cases; extend, and revise certain procedures for obtaining test of DNA evidence. Amends sec. 16, ch. X of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 770.16).

Public Act 409 of 2008—"Gold Star Mothers Memorial Highway", Effective January 6, 2009
SB 84 (McManus) Highways; name; renaming a certain portion of M-55; designate as the "Gold Star Mothers Memorial Highway". Amends 2001 PA 142 (MCL 250.1001250.2080) by adding sec. 1068.

Public Act 408 of 2008—Housing Inspections, Effective January 6, 2009
SB 635 (Garcia) Housing; inspection; scope of application to include certain townships and timing of inspections to be modified; provide for. Amends secs. 1 & 126 of 1917 PA 167 (MCL 125.401 & 125.526).

Public Act 407 of 2008—Concealed Weapons Exemptions, Effective January 6, 2009
SB 505 (Kahn) Weapons; concealed; exemption for certain state court judges and state court retired judges from concealed weapons no-carry zones; provide for. Amends secs. 1 & 5o of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421 & 28.425o).

Public Act 406 of 2008—Definition of Resident for Weapon Registration Requirements, Effective January 6, 2009
HB 5969 (Mayes) Weapons; licensing; definition of resident for registration requirements; clarify, and create exception for certain licensure provisions under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 2, 5b, 8 & 9 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.422 et seq.).

Public Act 405 of 2008—Coordination Between Friend of the Court and Department of Human Services, Effective January 6, 2009
SB 1419 (Hardiman) Family law; friend of the court; coordination between friend of the court and department of human services; require. Amends sec. 20 of 1982 PA 294 (MCL 552.520).

Public Act 404 of 2008—Investments of Special Revenue Funds, Effective January 6, 2009
SB 1253 (Pappageorge) Local government; financing; investments of special revenue funds consisting of payments for park operations and maintenance; expand options. Amends 1943 PA 20 (MCL 129.91129.96) by adding sec. 7.

Public Act 403 of 2008—Hazardous Waste Processing, Effective January 6, 2009
HB 6613 (Bennett) Environmental protection; hazardous waste; payment of manifest processing user charges; change to calendar year basis. Amends secs. 11135 & 11153 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.11135 & 324.11153).

Public Act 402 of 2008—Definitions of "Professional Service" and "Services in a Learned Profession", Effective January 6, 2009
HB 5356 (Huizenga) Businesses; business corporations; definitions of "professional service" and "services in a learned profession"; include, and revise certain conversion procedures. Amends secs. 108, 109, 123, 201, 211, 217, 241, 251, 545a, 564a, 564b, 762, 1002 & 1060 of 1972 PA 284 (MCL 450.1108 et seq.); adds secs. 745 & 746 & repeals ch. 7B of 1972 PA 284 (MCL 450.1790450.1799).

Public Act 401 of 2008—Raffles under the Bingo Act, Effective January 6, 2009
HB 4594 (Rocca) Gaming; raffles; raffles under the bingo act; allow active military and reserve units to conduct. Amends secs. 2, 3 & 9 of 1972 PA 382 (MCL 432.102 et seq.).

Public Act 400 of 2008—Permanent Snowmobile Trail Easement Subaccount, Effective January 6, 2009
SB 1490 (Barcia) Natural resources; funding; permanent snowmobile trail easement subaccount; establish, and earmark portion of registration fee for. Amends sec. 82118 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.82118) & adds sec. 82110a.

Public Act 399 of 2008—Snowmobile Registration Fee, Effective January 6, 2009
SB 1489 (Allen) Natural resources; funding; snowmobile registration fee; increase. Amends secs. 82103, 82105 & 82106 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.82103 et seq.).

Public Act 398 of 2008—Supply Chain Management Development Commission, Effective January 6, 2009
HB 6150 (Tobocman) State financing and management; funds; supply chain management development commission; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 397 of 2008
—Environmental Education Fund, Effective January 6, 2009
HB 6612 (Bennett) Environmental protection; other; environmental education fund; increase amount of civil fines that may be appropriated to the fund. Amends sec. 2505 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.2505) & repeals sec. 2504 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.2504).

Public Act 396 of 2008—Crime Victim's Rights Funds, Effective December 29, 2008
HB 5355 (McDowell) Crime victims; other; distribution and use of crime victim's rights funds; broaden types of authorized expenditures. Amends secs. 1, 4 & 8 of 1989 PA 196 (MCL 780.901 et seq.).

Public Act 395 of 2008—Recycling Household Electronic Waste, Effective December 29, 2008
SB 898 (Birkholz) Environmental protection; recycling; household electronic waste; regulate, and provide immunity for data loss. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101324.90106) by adding secs. 17309, 17311, 17313, 17315, 17317 & 17319.

Public Act 394 of 2008—Recycling Household Electronic Waste, Effective December 29, 2008
SB 897 (Garcia) Environmental protection; recycling; household electronic waste; promote manufacturer takeback programs. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101324.90106) by adding pt. 173.

Public Act 393 of 2008—Recycling Household Electronic Waste, Effective December 29, 2008
HB 6715 (Miller) Environmental protection; recycling; household electronic waste; regulate, and provide immunity for data loss. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101324.90106) by adding secs. 17317, 17319, 17323, 17327 & 17329.

Public Act 392 of 2008—Recycling Household Electronic Waste, Effective December 29, 2008
HB 6714 (Warren) Environmental protection; recycling; household electronic waste; promote manufacturer takeback programs. Amends sec. 11514 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.11514) & adds pt. 173.

Public Act 391 of 2008—Payment of Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examination, Effective December 29, 2008
SB 1629 (Hardiman) Crime victims; other; crime victims services commission payment of sexual assault medical forensic examination costs to health care providers; provide for under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 2, 4, 5, 10 & 11 of 1976 PA 223 (MCL 18.352 et seq.) & adds sec. 5a.

Public Act 390 of 2008—Payment of Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examination, Effective December 29, 2008
HB 6602 (Condino) Crime victims; other; crime victims services commission payment of sexual assault medical forensic examination costs to health care providers; provide for under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 2, 4, 5, 10 & 11 of 1976 PA 223 (MCL 18.352 et seq.) & adds sec. 5a.

Public Act 389 of 2008—Unique Markings on High-Volume Returnable Containers, Effective December 29, 2008
SB 1532 (Jelinek) Trade; containers; unique markings on certain high-volume returnable containers; require. Amends 1976 IL 1 (MCL 445.571445.576) by adding sec. 2a.

Public Act 388 of 2008—Reverse Vending Machines, Effective December 29, 2008
SB 1648 (Brown) Trade; containers; retrofitting of reverse vending machines to process certain beverage containers; provide financing. Creates new act.

Public Act 387 of 2008—Reverse Vending Machines, Effective March 31, 2009
HB 5147 (Bieda) Trade; vending machines; reverse vending machines; regulate. Creates new act.

Public Act 386 of 2008—Sentencing Guidelines for Crime of Returning Nonreturnable Containers, Effective December 29, 2008
SB 1392 (Richardville) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of returning nonreturnable containers; enact. Amends sec. 14h, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.14h).

Public Act 385 of 2008—Penalties for Returning Nonreturnable Containers, Effective March 31, 2009
HB 6442 (Bieda) Trade; containers; requirement for dealers to post notice of penalties for returning nonreturnable containers; modify. Amends sec. 4b of 1976 IL 1 (MCL 445.574b).

Public Act 384 of 2008—Penalties for Returning Nonreturnable Containers, Effective March 31, 2009
HB 6441 (Warren) Trade; containers; penalties for returning nonreturnable containers; revise and establish penalties for knowingly paying a deposit on nonreturnable containers. Amends sec. 4a of 1976 IL 1 (MCL 445.574a).

Public Act 383 of 2008—Filing of Financing Statements, Effective December 29, 2008
SB 1236 (Kahn) Liens; other; filing of financing statements under the uniform commercial code; require filing office to reject under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 9515, 9516, 9520 & 9521 of 1962 PA 174 (MCL 440.9515 et seq.) & repeals sec. 9527 of 1962 PA 174 (MCL 440.9527).

Public Act 382 of 2008—Sentencing Guidelines for Filing False Affidavit of Fraudulent Financing Statement, Effective December 29, 2008
HB 5935 (Coulouris) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for filing false affidavit of fraudulent financing statement; adopt. Amends sec. 14g, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.14g).

Public Act 381 of 2008—Contesting Fraudulent Financing Statement, Effective March 29, 2008
HB 5934 (Coulouris) Liens; other; procedure for public official or spouse to contest fraudulent financing statement; adopt. Amends 1962 PA 174 (MCL 440.1101440.11102) by adding sec. 9501a.

Public Act 380 of 2008—DNA Testing, Effective July 1, 2008
HB 4092 (Vagnozzi) Criminal procedure; evidence; DNA testing upon arrest for certain crimes; require. Amends sec. 520m of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.520m).

Public Act 379 of 2008—Funding for Emergency 911 Service Enabling Act, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 6070 (Mayes) Communications; telecommunications; funding for emergency 9-1-1 service enabling act; modify. Amends sec. 401b of 1986 PA 32 (MCL 484.1401b) & adds secs. 401f & 401g.

Public Act 378 of 2008—Recording of Order Setting Aside Forged Deed Following Criminal Procedure, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 5534 (Tobocman) Criminal procedure; verdicts; recording of order setting aside forged deed following criminal conviction; provide for. Amends secs. 248 & 249 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.248 & 750.249).

Public Act 377 of 2008—Carbon Monoxide Alarms, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 5341 (McDowell) Construction; safety; requirement for carbon monoxide alarms to be installed in new residential structures; provide for. Amends 1972 PA 230 (MCL 125.1501125.1531) by adding sec. 4d.

Public Act 376 of 2008—Carbon Monoxide Detectors, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 4730 (Bieda) Construction; fire safety; carbon monoxide detectors in hotel rooms; require. Amends 1972 PA 230 (MCL 125.1501125.1531) by adding sec. 4d.

Public Act 375 of 2008—Health Inspection Waivers of Non-Profit Food Facilities, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 5992 (Ball) Agriculture; other; granting authority for health inspection waivers of nonprofit food facilities; modify. Amends sec. 3119 of 2000 PA 92 (MCL 289.3119).

Public Act 374 of 2008—Provision for Written Request of Documentation Stating Individual not Named in Central Registry Case, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 5910 (Dean) Children; protection; provision for written request of documentation stating individual not named in central registry case; modify. Amends sec. 7j of 1975 PA 238 (MCL 722.627j).

Public Act 373 of 2008—Registration Fees for Building Officials and Inspectors, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 4848 (Johnson) Occupations; construction; registration fees for building officials and inspectors; increase. Amends sec. 13 of 1986 PA 54 (MCL 338.2313).

Public Act 372 of 2008—Examination and Licensing Fees for Mechanical Contractors, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 4846 (Leland) Occupations; mechanical contractors; examination and licensing fees for mechanical contractors; increase. Amends sec. 10 of 1984 PA 192 (MCL 338.980).

Public Act 371 of 2008—License Fees for Professional Electricians, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 4844 (Meadows) Occupations; electricians; license fees for professional electricians; increase. Amends sec. 3 of 1956 PA 217 (MCL 338.883).

Public Act 370 of 2008 —Licensing Fees for Professional Plumbers, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 4843 (Law, K.) Occupations; plumbers; licensing fees for professional plumbers; increase. Amends secs. 31 & 35 of 2002 PA 733 (MCL 338.3541 & 338.3545).

Public Act 369 of 2008—Harry Gast Parkway, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 4599 (Proos) Highways; name; renaming a portion of M-63; designate as "Harry Gast Parkway". Amends 2001 PA 142 (MCL 250.1001250.2080) by adding sec. 1060.

Public Act 368 of 2008—Licensure of Tanning Facilities, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 4146 (Accavitti) Occupations; other; licensure of tanning facilities; provide for. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101333.25211) by adding pt. 134 & repeals sec. 13407 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.13407).

Public Act 367 of 2008—Programs and Incentives for Universities to Transfer Technology to Private Sector, Effective December 23, 2008
SB 1195 (VanWoerkom) State financing and management; funds; programs and incentives for universities to transfer technology to private sector; clarify. Amends sec. 88o of 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2088o).

Public Act 366 of 2008 —State Police Technical Updates for Compliance with IRS, Effective December 23, 2008
SB 1640 (Switalski) Retirement; state police; technical updates for compliance with internal revenue service rules; provide for. Amends secs. 3 & 14a of 1986 PA 182 (MCL 38.1603 & 38.1614a).

Public Act 365 of 2008—Disabled Hunters Using an ATV, Effective December 23, 2008
SB 1498 (Cherry) Natural resources; hunting; disabled hunters using an ATV; allow to use a flag for identification. Amends sec. 81133 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.81133).

Public Act 364 of 2008—Transportation Economic Development Fund, Effective December 23, 2008
SB 1485 (Jelinek) Transportation; funds; transportation economic development fund; modify. Amends sec. 11 of 1987 PA 231 (MCL 247.911).

Public Act 363 of 2008—Land Transfer Act, Effective December 23, 2008
SB 1443 (Switalski) Property; conveyances; transfer of certain parcels of state owned surplus property; provide for. Creates land transfer act.

Public Act 362 of 2008—Land Transfer Act, Effective December 23, 2008
SB 1403 (Switalski) Property; conveyances; conveyance of certain state owned property in Wayne county; provide for. Creates land transfer act & repeals sec. 1 of 2000 PA 407.

Public Act 361 of 2008—Allocation of Certain Comprehensive Transportation Funds, Effective December 23, 2008
SB 1398 (Jelinek) Sales tax; distribution; allocation of certain comprehensive transportation funds into the general fund; provide for. Amends sec. 25 of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.75).

Public Act 360 of 2008—Redirection of Employment Withholdings, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 6185 (Hammel) Income tax; other; redirect employment withholdings from the state to certain community colleges for the new jobs training program; provide for. Amends secs. 351, 355 & 365 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.351 et seq.) & adds sec. 366.

Public Act 359 of 2008—Job Training Programs with Employees, Effective December 23, 2008
SB 1342 (Jansen) Higher education; community colleges; job training programs with employees; authorize, and allow issuance of bonds. Amends title of 1966 PA 331 (MCL 389.1389.195) & adds ch. 13 to pt. 2.

Public Act 358 of 2008—Permanent Indexes and Recording of Certain Mortgage Documents, Effective December 23, 2008
SB 1160 (Jansen) Records; public; permanent indexes and recording of certain mortgage documents; revise procedures. Amends secs. 27, 28 & 43 of 1846 RS 65 (MCL 565.27 et seq.) & repeals sec. 26 of 1846 RS 65 (MCL 565.26).

Public Act 357 of 2008—Recording of Deeds, Effective December 23, 2008
SB 927 (Hunter) Property; other; recording of deeds and other documents by register of deeds; revise. Amends secs. 24, 25, 27, 28 & 43 of 1846 RS 65 (MCL 565.24 et seq.); adds sec. 24a & repeals sec. 26 of 1846 RS 65 (MCL 565.26).

Public Act 356 of 2008—Commission on Statutory Mandates, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 6741 (Hammel) Legislature; other; commission on statutory mandates; modify. Amends secs. 782 & 783 of 1986 PA 268 (MCL 4.1782 & 4.1783).

Public Act 355 of 2008 —Legislative Technical Updates for Compliance with IRS, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 6640 (Jones, Robert) Retirement; legislative; technical updates for compliance with internal revenue service rules; provide for. Amends secs. 8a & 59a of 1957 PA 261 (MCL 38.1008a & 38.1059a).

Public Act 354 of 2008—Public School Employees Technical Updates for Compliance with IRS, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 6638 (Hopgood) Retirement; public school employees; technical updates for compliance with internal revenue service rules; provide for. Amends secs. 4 & 108 of 1980 PA 300 (MCL 38.1304 & 38.1408).

Public Act 353 of 2008—State Employees Technical Updates for Compliance with IRS, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 6636 (Bauer) Retirement; state employees; technical updates for compliance with internal revenue service rules; provide for. Amends secs. 1d & 49 of 1943 PA 240 (MCL 38.1d & 38.49).

Public Act 352 of 2008—Tax Payment and Collection, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 6623 (Bieda) Property tax; payment and collection; payment and remittance deadline; clarify. Amends secs. 44 & 78a of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.44 & 211.78a).

Public Act 351 of 2008—Flat Rate Sale of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 6608 (Byrum) Agriculture; weights and measures; flat rate sale of liquefied petroleum gas; allow. Amends sec. 28c of 1964 PA 283 (MCL 290.628c).

Public Act 350 of 2008—Eligibility for Michigan Promise Grant, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 6413 (Gillard) Higher education; financial aid; eligibility for Michigan promise grant; revise definition of state assessment test. Amends sec. 2 of 2006 PA 479 (MCL 390.1622).

Public Act 349 of 2008—Administration of Merit Examination, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 6412 (Gillard) Education; examinations; administration of merit examination; revise in school code. Amends sec. 1279g of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1279g).

Public Act 348 of 2008—Eligible Domestic Relations Order, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 6189 (Byrum) Family law; other; eligible domestic relations order; remove requirement that social security number be included in order. Amends sec. 2 of 1991 PA 46 (MCL 38.1702).

Public Act 347 of 2008—Participation License for Bear and Bobcat Hunting, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 5331 (Walker) Natural resources; hunting; participation license for bear and bobcat hunting; eliminate. Amends secs. 43523, 43528 & 43531 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.43523 et seq.).

Public Act 346 of 2008—Operator and Chauffeur Licenses Fee Increase, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 4847 (Hood) Traffic control; driver license; increased fees for operator and chauffeur licenses added by 1987 PA 232; credit to the general fund for certain fiscal years. Amends sec. 819 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.819).

Public Act 345 of 2008—Total Weight Compliance Standards, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 6604 (Mayes) Agriculture; weights and measures; total weight compliance standards of a coupled vehicle; modify. Amends 1964 PA 283 (MCL 290.601290.634) by adding sec. 28d.

Public Act 344 of 2008—Competitive Bidding Threshold for School District Food, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 6366 (Hansen) Education; intermediate school districts; competitive bidding threshold for food; modify. Amends sec. 623a of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.623a).

Public Act 343 of 2008—Competitive Bidding Threshold for School District Food, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 6365 (Gonzales) Education; school districts; competitive bidding threshold for food; modify. Amends sec. 1274 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1274).

Public Act 342 of 2008—Auditing Procedures, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 5722 (Smith, V.) Insurance; other; auditing procedures; provide for general amendments. Amends secs. 1001, 1007, 1010, 1015 & 1125 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.1001 et seq.).

Public Act 341 of 2008—Drunk Driving Penalties, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 5160 (Marleau) Crimes; other; use of certain out-of-state violations to enhance drunk driving penalties; allow. Amends sec. 625 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.625).

Public Act 340 of 2008—Crime of Engaging in Unauthorized Practice of School Teaching Occupation, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 4938 (Farrah) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; crime of engaging in unauthorized practice of occupation or operation of a school teaching an occupation; include in sentencing guidelines. Amends sec. 13p, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.13p).

Public Act 339 of 2008—Penalties for Animal Cruelty, Penalties for Animal Cruelty, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 4552 (Byrnes) Crimes; animals; penalties for animal cruelty; revise to allow consecutive sentencing. Amends sec. 50b of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.50b).

Public Act 338 of 2008—Maple Syrup Production, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 5679 (Walker) Food; processors; maple syrup producers; designate as food processing plants. Amends sec. 1107 of 2000 PA 92 (MCL 289.1107).

Public Act 337 of 2008—Maple Syrup Production, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 5678 (Elsenheimer) Property tax; personal property; maple syrup equipment and activities; exempt from personal property tax. Amends sec. 9 of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.9).

Public Act 336 of 2008—Maple Syrup Production, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 5677 (Palsrok) Property tax; assessments; maple syrup production; include in definition of agricultural use. Amends sec. 36101 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.36101).

Public Act 335 of 2008—Tax Credit for Installation of Alternative Fuel Pumps, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 5878 (Sheltrown) Business tax; other; tax credit for installation of alternative fuel pumps; provide for. Amends 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1101208.1601) by adding sec. 430.

Public Act 334 of 2008—Tax Incentive for Use of Certain Agricultural Equipment, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 5874 (McDowell) Property tax; exemptions; tax incentive for use of certain agricultural equipment capable of harvesting grain and biomass; provide for. Amends sec. 9 of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.9).

Public Act 333 of 2008—Sunset of Renewable Fuels Commission, Effective December 23, 2008
HB 5769 (Mayes) Transportation; other; sunset of renewable fuels commission; extend, and expand powers and duties of commission. Amends secs. 3 & 6 of 2006 PA 272 (MCL 290.583 & 290.586).

Public Act 332 of 2008—Tax Incentive for Use of Certain Agricultural Equipment, Effective December 23, 2008
SB 1121 (Birkholz) Sales tax; exemptions; tax incentive for use of certain agricultural equipment capable of harvesting grain and biomass; provide for. Amends sec. 4a of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.54a).

Public Act 331 of 2008—Posthumous Adoptions, Effective December 18, 2008
HB 5828 (Mayes) Children; adoption; posthumous adoptions; provide for retroactivity for posthumous adoptions and medical assistance payments. Amends 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.21–712A.32) by adding sec. 56a to ch. X & repeals (see bill).

Public Act 330 of 2008—Procedures and Requirements for Establishment of Renewable Fuel Plants, Effective December 18, 2008
HB 5745 (Hansen) Agriculture; other; publication regarding procedures and requirements for establishment of renewable fuel plants; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 329 of 2008—Designation of Certain Renewable Energy Zones for Facilities that Use Cellulosic Materials, Effective December 18, 2008
HB 5746 (Accavitti) Economic development; renaissance zones; designation of certain renewable energy zones for facilities that use cellulosic materials; provide for. Amends sec. 8e of 1996 PA 376 (MCL 125.2688e).

Public Act 328 of 2008—Mortgage Brokers and Lenders, Effective December 18, 2008
SB 1555 (Barcia) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; application of licensing or registration requirements to loan officers; revise. Amends sec. 2 of 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1652).

Public Act 327 of 2008—Mortgage Brokers and Lenders, Effective December 18, 2008
SB 1554 (Jansen) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; criminal history checks and application procedure for loan officer registration applicants; revise. Amends sec. 2a of 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1652a).

Public Act 326 of 2008—Mortgage Brokers and Lenders, Effective December 18, 2008
SB 1553 (Sanborn) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; MBLSLA fund; expand authorized uses of money in fund. Amends sec. 8 of 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1658).

Public Act 325 of 2008—Mortgage Brokers and Lenders, Effective December 18, 2008
SB 1552 (Brown) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; secondary mortgage loan officer registration requirements; include in secondary mortgage act. Amends title & secs. 1, 2, 6, 6a, 6b, 11, 13, 20, 22 & 27 of 1981 PA 125 (MCL 493.51 et seq.) & adds secs. 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d & 26a.

Public Act 324 of 2008—Mortgage Brokers and Lenders, Effective December 18, 2008
HB 6562 (Calley) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; duties of mortgage industry advisory board; expand. Amends sec. 33 of 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1683).

Public Act 323 of 2008—Violation of Secondary Mortgage Loan Act, Effective December 18, 2008
HB 6618 (Smith, V.) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; violation of secondary mortgage loan act; reflect reduction of penalty to misdemeanor. Amends sec. 14p, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.14p).

Public Act 322 of 2008—Alternative Fuels Fund, Effective December 18, 2008
SB 1467 (Switalski) Income tax; checkoff; alternative fuels fund; provide for. Amends sec. 435 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.435).

Public Act 321 of 2008—Alternative Fuels Fund, Effective December 18, 2008
SB 1130 (Brown) Transportation; funds; alternative fuels fund; create. Amends 1984 PA 44 (MCL 290.641290.650d) by adding sec. 5a.

Public Act 320 of 2008—Economic Development Corporations, Effective December 18, 2008
SB 1126 (Kahn) Economic development; economic development corporations; inventory for locations of renewable fuel plants; enhance. Amends 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2001125.2094) by adding sec. 79.

Public Act 319 of 2008
—Remedies and Penalties for Violations of the Engineer Code, Effective December 18, 2008
SB 1515 (Sanborn) Occupations; architects, professional engineers, and surveyors; remedies and penalties for violations of the code; increase regarding certain professionals. Amends sec. 601 of 1980 PA 299 (MCL 339.601) & adds sec. 2006.

Public Act 318 of 2008—Gray Wolf Act, Effective December 18, 2008
SB 1084 (Jelinek) Animals; other; removal, capture, or lethal control of a gray wolf attacking livestock; permit under certain circumstances. Creates new act.

Public Act 317 of 2008—Gray Wolf Act, Effective December 18, 2008
SB 1077 (Prusi) Animals; other; provision to allow for the removal, capture, or lethal control of a gray wolf attacking a dog; permit under certain circumstances. Creates new act.

Public Act 316 of 2008—Financial Literacy Course for High School Graduation, Effective December 18, 2008
SB 834 (Switalski) Education; curricula; financial literacy course as a permissible mathematics course under Michigan merit standard for high school graduation; provide for. Amends sec. 1278a of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1278a).

Public Act 315 of 2008—Farm-To-School Program, Effective December 18, 2008
HB 6368 (Mayes) Agriculture; products; farm-to-school program; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 314 of 2008—Agricultural Equipment Tax Incentive, Effective December 18, 2008
HB 5877 (Condino) Use tax; exemptions; tax incentive for use of certain agricultural equipment capable of harvesting grain and biomass; provide for. Amends sec. 4 of 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.94).

Public Act 313 of 2008—Promulgation of Standards for B20 Biodiesel, Effective December 18, 2008
HB 5748 (Walker) Transportation; other; promulgation of standards for B20 biodiesel; provide deadline for. Amends sec. 3 of 1984 PA 44 (MCL 290.643).

Public Act 312 of 2008—Curricula Requirements Concerning African History, Effective December 18, 2008
HB 4902 (Nofs) Education; curricula; certain content requirements concerning African history; provide for public schools that teach world history in middle school or high school. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1380.1852) by adding sec. 1164b.

Public Act 311 of 2008—Disposal of Dead Animal Bodies, Effective December 18, 2008
HB 4905 (Meekhof) Agriculture; animals; disposal of dead animal bodies; allow use of in methane digesters. Amends secs. 3, 4 & 15 of 1982 PA 239 (MCL 287.653 et seq.).

Public Act 310 of 2008—Fees in Rental Car Transactions, Effective December 18, 2008
SB 1003 (Richardville) Consumer protection; unfair trade practices; fees in rental car transactions; require certain disclosures and adjustments. Amends sec. 3 of 1976 PA 331 (MCL 445.903) & adds sec. 3f.

Public Act 309 of 2008—"Combat Zone" Revised to "Mobilized for Military Duty," Effective December 18, 2008
SB 606 (Garcia) Occupations; code; reference to "combat zone"; revise to "mobilized for military duty". Amends sec. 411 of 1980 PA 299 (MCL 339.411).

Public Act 308 of 2008—Investment in Certain Certificates of Deposit, Effective December 18, 2008
SB 1517 (Stamas) Local government; financing; investment in certain certificates of deposit; authorize. Amends sec. 1 of 1943 PA 20 (MCL 129.91).

Public Act 307 of 2008—Investment in Certain Certificates of Deposit, Effective December 18, 2008
HB 6297 (Clemente) Education; financing; investment in certain certificates of deposit; authorize. Amends secs. 622 & 1223 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.622 & 380.1223).

Public Act 306 of 2008—Plant Rehabilitation, Effective December 18, 2008
HB 6222 (Rocca) Economic development; plant rehabilitation; certificate eligibility; modify. Amends sec. 16a of 1974 PA 198 (MCL 207.566a).

Public Act 305 of 2008—"Michigan Emergency Volunteers" Revised to "Michigan Homeland Security Volunteers," Effective December 18, 2008
HB 5143 (Sheltrown) Military affairs; other; reference to "Michigan emergency volunteers"; revise to "Michigan homeland security volunteers". Amends sec. 251 of 1967 PA 150 (MCL 32.651).

Public Act 304 of 2008—High-Occupancy Vehicle Lane Regulations, Effective December 9, 2008
HB 6414 (Hopgood) Traffic control; traffic regulation; high-occupancy vehicle lane regulations; establish, and provide penalties for noncompliance. Amends 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.1257.923) by adding secs. 20b, 20c & 642a.

Public Act 303 of 2008—High-Occupancy Vehicle Lanes, Effective December 9, 2008
SB 1461 (Gilbert) Highways; other; high-occupancy vehicle lanes; establish. Amends sec. 1 of 1951 PA 51 (MCL 247.651).

Public Act 302 of 2008—Land Transfer Act, Effective November 21, 2008
HB 6403 (Bauer) Property; conveyances; conveyance of certain state owned property in Clinton county; allow. Creates land transfer act.

Public Act 301 of 2008—Prohibit Use of Tranquilizer Shots in Hunting, Effective November 13, 2008
SB 531 (McManus) Natural resources; hunting; use of tranquilizer shots; prohibit. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101324.90106) by adding sec. 40111c.

Public Act 300 of 2008—Require Coordination Between Friend of the Court and Department of Human Services, Effective October 1, 2008
SB 1418 (Jansen) Children; protection; coordination between friend of the court and department of human services; require. Amends secs. 3, 7 & 8 of 1975 PA 238 (MCL 722.623 et seq.).

Public Act 299 of 2008—Modify Withdrawal Penalty, Effective October 8, 2008
HB 6133 (Lahti) Taxation; other; withdrawal penalty; modify. Amends sec. 51108 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.51108).

Public Act 298 of 2008—Traffic Regulation, Effective October 8, 2008
HB 5351 (Byrnes) Traffic control; traffic regulation; certain individuals to direct traffic within work zone; allow, and require compliance by operators of motor vehicles. Amends 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.1257.923) by adding sec. 611a.

Public Act 297 of 2008—Sentencing Guidelines for a Crime of Causing Injury or Death to Another Person in a Work Zone, Effective October 8, 2008
HB 4469 (Byrum) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; crime of causing injury or death to another person in a work zone; amend to reflect applicability of prohibition. Amends sec. 12e, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.12e).

Public Act 296 of 2008—Vehicle Offense in a Work Zone, Effective October 8, 2008
HB 4468 (Byrnes) Crimes; vehicle offenses; motor vehicle operator committing moving violation injuring or causing death to another person in a work zone; amend applicability. Amends sec. 601b of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.601b).

Public Act 295 of 2008—Require Compliance with Portfolio Standard for Renewable Energy, Effective October 6, 2008
SB 213 (Birkholz) Public utilities; electric utilities; certain providers of electric service; require to comply with portfolio standard for renewable energy. Creates new act.

Public Act 294 of 2008—Hospital Finance Authority Act, Effective October 6, 2008
SB 1304 (Stamas) State financing and management; bonds; public hospital funding under the hospital finance authority act; allow. Amends sec. 3 of 1969 PA 38 (MCL 331.33).

Public Act 293 of 2008—Gift Cards Issued by Department of Natural Resources, Effective October 6, 2008
SB 338 (McManus) Natural resources; other; gift cards issued by department of natural resources; expand types of transactions for which gift cards may be used. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101324.90106) by adding sec. 513.

Public Act 292 of 2008—Hazen Shirley Cuyler Memorial Highway, Effective October 6, 2008
SB 943 (Stamas) Highways; name; certain portion of M-72; designate as the "Hazen Shirley 'Kiki' Cuyler Memorial Highway". Amends 2001 PA 142 (MCL 250.1001250.2080) by adding sec. 88.

Public Act 291 of 2008—Season for Spearing Fish, Effective October 6, 2008
HB 6271 (Lindberg) Natural resources; fishing; season for spearing certain fish; extend. Amends secs. 48701 & 48703 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.48701 & 324.48703).

Public Act 290 of 2008—Gray Wolf Attacks to Livestock, Effective October 6, 2008
HB 5686 (Lahti) Animals; other; removal, capture, or lethal control of a gray wolf attacking livestock; permit under certain circumstances. Creates new act.

Public Act 289 of 2008—Declaratory Rulings, Effective October 6, 2008
SB 1263 (McManus) Occupations; lobbyists; definition of gift; revise, and clarify issuance of process for declaratory rulings. Amends sec. 4 of 1978 PA 472 (MCL 4.414) & adds sec. 19.

Public Act 288 of 2008—Contributions to Legal Defense Funds for Elected Officials, Effective October 6, 2008
HB 4001 (Bieda) Public employees and officers; ethics; disclosure of contributions to legal defense funds for elected officials; require. Creates new act.

Public Act 287 of 2008—Tax Incentive to Purchase Energy Efficient Products, Effective October 6, 2008
SB 1048 (Birkholz) Income tax; credit; tax incentive to purchase energy efficient products; provide for. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1206.532) by adding sec. 253.

Public Act 286 of 2008—Purchase of Electricity, Effective October 6, 2008
HB 5524 (Accavitti) Public utilities; other; choice in purchase of electricity; modify. Amends secs. 10, 10a, 10b, 10c, 10d, 10e, 10g, 10p, 10r, 10x & 10y of 1939 PA 3 (MCL 460.10 et seq.).

Public Act 285 of 2008—Exemption of New Personal Property of Certain Eligible Taxpayers, Effective September 29, 2008
HB 5896 (Clemente) Property tax; personal property; new personal property of certain eligible taxpayers; exempt. Amends sec. 9f of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.9f).

Public Act 284 of 2008—Neighborhood Enterprise Zones, Effective September 29, 2008
HB 6032 (Byrum) Economic development; neighborhood enterprise zones; application to be forwarded to assessor of the local governmental unit; provide for. Amends secs. 5, 6, 7, 11 & 16 of 1992 PA 147 (MCL 207.775 et seq.) & repeals sec. 15 of 1992 PA 147 (MCL 207.785).

Public Act 283 of 2008—Collection of Quality Assurance Assessment Program Fees, Effective September 29, 2008
HB 5249 (Gillard) Insurance; other; collection of quality assurance assessment program fees; revise. Amends sec. 224b of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.224b).

Public Act 282 of 2008—Effective September 29, 2008
HB 6059 (McDowell) Gaming; other; distribution of funds in the compulsive gaming prevention act; modify. Amends sec. 3 of 1997 PA 70 (MCL 432.253).

Public Act 281 of 2008—Distribution of Vehicle Title Fees Collected to Expedite Application Process, Effective September 29, 2008
SB 1465 (Switalski) Vehicles; title; distribution of fee collected to expedite title application process; extend certain sunsets. Amends sec. 806 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.806).

Public Act 280 of 2008—Distribution of Revenue From Collection of Certain Vehicle Registration Fees, Effective September 29, 2008
SB 1464 (Switalski) Vehicles; registration; distribution of revenue from collection of certain registration transfer fees; extend certain sunsets. Amends sec. 809 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.809).

Public Act 279 of 2008—Supplemental Appropriations Budget, Fiscal Year 2009, Effective September 29, 2008
SB 1111 (Jelinek) Appropriations; zero budget; supplemental appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 278 of 2008—Multi-Department Supplemental Appropriations Budget, Fiscal Year 2009, Effective September 29, 2008
SB 511 (Jelinek) Appropriations; supplemental; multidepartment supplemental for fiscal year 2007; provide for. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 277 of 2008—Appropriations to Support Medicaid Expenditures, Effective September 29, 2008
HB 5834 (McDowell) Health facilities; other; appropriations to support medicaid expenditures for hospital services and therapy; modify. Amends sec. 20161 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.20161).

Public Act 276 of 2008—Land and Water Permit Fees, Effective September 29, 2008
HB 6091 (Bennett) Environmental protection; permits; certain land and water permit fees and aquatic nuisance permit fees; extend sunsets. Amends secs. 3104, 3306, 30104, 30109, 32312 & 32513 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.3104 et seq.).

Public Act 275 of 2008—Department of Transportation Budget, Fiscal Year 2009, Effective September 29, 2008
HB 5808 (Gonzales) Appropriations; transportation; department of transportation; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 274 of 2008—Divestment Requirements fro State Lottery Fund, Effective September 29, 2008
HB 5999 (Meisner) State financing and management; funds; divestment requirements for state lottery fund; provide for. Amends sec. 41 of 1972 PA 239 (MCL 432.41).

Public Act 273 of 2008—Prohibit Investing with Companies Doing Business with Certain Countries, Effective September 29, 2008
HB 5998 (Valentine) Retirement; investments; investing with companies doing business with certain countries; prohibit. Amends sec. 13 of 1965 PA 314 (MCL 38.1133).

Public Act 272 of 2008—Michigan Strategic Funds in Compliance with Certain Requirements, Effective September 29, 2008
HB 5997 (Angerer) State financing and management; funds; Michigan strategic funds in compliance with certain requirements; provide for. Amends 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2001125.2094) by adding sec. 7a.

Public Act 271 of 2008—Investing Surplus Treasury Funds in Compliance with Certain Requirements, Effective September 29, 2008
HB 5996 (Leland) State financing and management; funds; investing surplus treasury funds in compliance with certain requirements; provide for. Amends 1855 PA 105 (MCL 21.14121.147) by adding sec. 5.

Public Act 270 of 2008—Tax Credit for Research, Effective September 11, 2008
HB 5898 (Moolenaar) Business tax; other; tax credit for research, development, and manufacturing of photovoltaic energy; provide for. Amends 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1101208.1601) by adding sec. 430.

Public Act 269 of 2008—Establishment of Special Reserve Funds by Higher Education Loan Authority, Effective September 10, 2008
HB 6205 (Byrnes) Higher education; financial aid; establishment of special reserve funds by higher education loan authority; authorize. Amends sec. 5 of 1975 PA 222 (MCL 390.1155).

Public Act 268 of 2008—Multi-Section School Aid Budget, Fiscal Year 2009, Effective August 6, 2008
SB 1107 (Jelinek) Appropriations; zero budget; multisection school aid; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Amends secs. 11 & 17b of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1611 & 388.1617b).

Public Act 267 of 2008—Credit Based on Consumption of Electricity for 2012-2015, Effective August 6, 2008
HB 5973 (Mayes) Business tax; other; amount of credit for 2012 through 2015 tax years for certain companies based on consumption of electricity; provide for. Amends 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1101208.1601) by adding sec. 432a.

Public Act 266 of 2008—Credit Based on Consumption of Electricity for 2022, Effective August 6, 2008
SB 1268 (Barcia) Business tax; other; amount of credit for the 2022 tax year for certain companies based on consumption of electricity; provide for. Amends 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1101208.1601) by adding sec. 432c.

Public Act 265 of 2008—Credit Based on Consumption of Electricity for 2016-2021, Effective August 6, 2008
SB 1267 (Stamas) Business tax; other; amount of credit for 2016 through 2021 tax years for certain companies based on consumption of electricity; provide for. Amends 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1101208.1601) by adding sec. 432b.

Public Act 264 of 2008—Credit Based on Consumption of Electricity for 2023, Effective August 6, 2008
HB 5976 (Horn) Business tax; other; amount of credit for the 2023 tax year for certain companies based on consumption of electricity; provide for. Amends 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1101208.1601) by adding sec. 432d.

Public Act 263 of 2008—Credit Based on Consumption of Energy, Effective August 6, 2008
HB 5972 (Coulouris) Business tax; other; credit for certain companies based on consumption of energy; provide for. Amends 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1101208.1601) by adding sec. 432.

Public Act 262 of 2008—Michigan Economic Growth Authority, Effective August 6, 2008
SB 1270 (Kahn) Economic development; Michigan economic growth authority; eligibility for certain tax credits; clarify. Amends sec. 6 of 1995 PA 24 (MCL 207.806).

Public Act 261 of 2008—General Government Budget, Fiscal Year 2009, Effective August 6, 2008
HB 5816 (Cheeks) Appropriations; general government; general government; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 260 of 2008—Relative Guardianship Assistance Act, Effective August 4, 2008
SB 170 (Clark-Coleman) Children; guardians; relative guardianship assistance act; establish. Creates new act.

Public Act 259 of 2008—Issuance of Special Licenses to Organizations Promoting Certain Beer, Effective August 4, 2008
SB 1352 (Allen) Liquor; beer; issuance of special licenses to organizations promoting certain beer; allow direct sale of beer by brewpubs to special license holder. Amends 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1101436.2303) by adding sec. 413.

Public Act 258 of 2008—Issuance of Special Licenses to Organizations for Beer Festivals, Effective August 4, 2008
SB 1351 (Hunter) Liquor; beer; issuance of special licenses to organizations for the conduct of certain beer festivals; provide for. Amends 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1101436.2303) by adding sec. 526.

Public Act 257 of 2008—Definition of High-Wage Activity, Effective August 4, 2008
SB 1367 (Allen) Economic development; Michigan economic growth authority; definition of high-wage activity; implement. Amends secs. 3 & 8 of 1995 PA 24 (MCL 207.803 & 207.808).

Public Act 256 of 2008—Investment of 21st Century Jobs Trust Funds, Effective August 4, 2008
SB 852 (Garcia) State financing and management; funds; investment of 21st century jobs trust funds in compliance with certain requirements; provide for. Amends sec. 7 of 2000 PA 489 (MCL 12.257).

Public Act 255 of 2008—Community Colleges Budget, Fiscal Year 2009, Effective July 18, 2008
SB 1093 (Hardiman) Appropriations; zero budget; community colleges; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 254 of 2008—Department of History, Arts, and Libraries Budget, Fiscal Year 2009, Effective July 18, 2008
HB 5804 (Vagnozzi) Appropriations; history, arts, and libraries; department of history, arts, and libraries; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 253 of 2008—Department of Agriculture Budget, Fiscal Year 2009, Effective July 18, 2008
HB 5807 (Espinoza) Appropriations; agriculture; department of agriculture; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 252 of 2008—Department of Natural Resources Budget, Fiscal Year 2009, Effective July 18, 2008
SB 1106 (McManus) Appropriations; zero budget; department of natural resources; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 251 of 2008—Department of Labor and Economic Growth Budget, Fiscal Year 2009, Effective July 18, 2008
HB 5809 (Hammel) Appropriations; labor and economic growth; department of labor and economic growth; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 250 of 2008—Judiciary Budget, Fiscal Year 2009, Effective July 18, 2008
HB 5810 (Gillard) Appropriations; judiciary; judiciary budget; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 249 of 2008—Department of State Police Budget, Fiscal Year 2009, Effective July 18, 2008
HB 5811 (LeBlanc) Appropriations; state police; department of state police; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 248 of 2008—Department of Human Services Budget, Fiscal Year 2009, Effective July 18, 2008
HB 5814 (Spade) Appropriations; human services; department of human services; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 247 of 2008—Department of Environmental Quality, Fiscal Year 2009, Effective July 18, 2008
SB 1097 (Garcia) Appropriations; zero budget; department of environmental quality; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 246 of 2008—Effective July 18, 2008
SB 1094 (Kahn) Appropriations; zero budget; department of community health; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 245 of 2008—Department of Corrections Budget, Fiscal Year 2009, Effective July 18, 2008
SB 1095 (Cropsey) Appropriations; zero budget; department of corrections; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 244 of 2008—Definition of Downtown Area Community and Housing Development Fund, Effective July 17, 2008
SB 1243 (Jansen) Housing; housing development authority; definition of downtown area community and housing development fund; provide for. Amends title & secs. 2, 11, 58, 58a, 58b & 58c of 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1402 et seq.); adds sec. 58e & repeals 2004 PA 479 (MCL 125.2821125.2829).

Public Act 243 of 2008—Active Duty Individual Renting Out Principal Residence Exemption, Effective July 17, 2008
SB 886 (Gilbert) Property tax; principal residence exemption; active duty individual renting out principal residence while away; allow to retain exemption. Amends sec. 7dd of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7dd).

Public Act 242 of 2008—Tool and Die Renaissance Recovery Zones, Effective July 17, 2008
SB 1206 (Allen) Economic development; renaissance zones; tool and die renaissance recovery zones; increase. Amends secs. 3 & 8d of 1996 PA 376 (MCL 125.2683 & 125.2688d).

Public Act 241 of 2008—Adjustment to Insurance Premium, Effective July 17, 2008
HB 5559 (Polidori) Insurance; essential; adjustment to premium; allow under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 2418 & 2618 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.2418 & 500.2618).

Public Act 240 of 2008—Operation of Off-Road Vehicles on Road Shoulders, Effective July 17, 2008
HB 4323 (Sheltrown) Natural resources; other; operation of off-road vehicles on road shoulders; allow local jurisdictions to approve and create a fund for enforcement and environmental remediation. Amends secs. 81129, 81131 & 81133 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.81129 et seq.).

Public Act 239 of 2008—Investing Michigan Education Trust Assets, Effective July 17, 2008
SB 856 (Jansen) Higher education; other; investing assets of Michigan education trust in companies doing business with certain countries that support international terrorism; prohibit. Amends secs. 9 & 11 of 1986 PA 316 (MCL 390.1429 & 390.1431).

Public Act 238 of 2008—Investing Children's Trust Funds, Effective July 17, 2008
SB 853 (Clarke) State financing and management; funds; investing children's trust funds in compliance with certain requirements; provide for. Amends sec. 1 of 1982 PA 249 (MCL 21.171).

Public Act 237 of 2008—Prohibiting Company Investing in Terrorist Countries, Effective July 17, 2008
SB 850 (Olshove) Higher education; community colleges; investing with companies doing business with certain countries that support international terrorism; prohibit. Amends secs. 124 & 142 of 1966 PA 331 (MCL 389.124 & 389.142).

Public Act 236 of 2008 —Investment of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act Funds, Effective July 17, 2008
SB 849 (Richardville) State financing and management; funds; investment of funds under the natural resources and environmental protection act in compliance with certain requirements; provide for. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101324.90106) by adding sec. 503b.

Public Act 235 of 2008—Veterans Trust Fund, Effective July 17, 2008
SB 848 (Pappageorge) Veterans; trust fund; divestment requirements for the veterans trust fund; provide for. Amends sec. 5 of 1946 (1st Ex Sess) PA 9 (MCL 35.605).

Public Act 234 of 2008—Enact Divestment from Terror Act, Effective July 17, 2008
SB 846 (Brown) State financing and management; funds; divestment from terror act; enact. Creates new act.

Public Act 233 of 2008—Investment of State Funds in Any Sudanese Business or Interest, Effective July 17, 2008
HB 4854 (Smith, A.) Retirement; investments; state funds in any Sudanese business or interest; require treasurer to divest. Amends 1965 PA 314 (MCL 38.113238.1140m) by adding sec. 13c.

Public Act 232 of 2008—Prohibiting Corporate Investment with Certain Countries, Effective July 17, 2008
HB 4903 (Knollenberg) Retirement; investments; investing assets in a corporation doing business with certain countries; prohibit. Amends 1965 PA 314 (MCL 38.113238.1140m) by adding sec. 13c.

Public Act 231 of 2008—ommercial Rehabilitation Districts, Effective July 17, 2008
SB 294 (Jansen) Economic development; other; commercial rehabilitation districts; establish incentives. Amends secs. 2 & 8 of 2005 PA 210 (MCL 207.842 & 207.848).

Public Act 230 of 2008—Personal Property Tax, Effective July 17, 2008
SB 980 (Pappageorge) Property tax; personal property; exemption for certain new personal property; revise. Amends sec. 9f of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.9f).

Public Act 229 of 2008—Funding for Recreational Trails, Effective July 17, 2008
SB 978 (Stamas) Natural resources; funding; funding for certain recreational trails; provide for. Amends sec. 1907 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.1907).

Public Act 228 of 2008—Definition of Facilities in Neighborhood Enterprise Zones, Effective July 17, 2008
SB 976 (Gilbert) Economic development; neighborhood enterprise zones; definition of a facility; expand to include certain eligible rental property. Amends sec. 2 of 1992 PA 147 (MCL 207.772).

Public Act 227 of 2008—Commercial Redevelopment Act, Effective July 17, 2008
SB 974 (Richardville) Economic development; other; commercial redevelopment act; reauthorize for certain local governmental units. Amends secs. 4, 12 & 18 of 1978 PA 255 (MCL 207.654 et seq.) & adds sec. 12a.

Public Act 226 of 2008—Downtown Development Authority Low-Interest Loans, Effective July 17, 2008
SB 972 (Hunter) Economic development; downtown development authorities; eligibility for certain low-interest loans; clarify, and allow downtown development authority to provide. Amends sec. 7 of 1975 PA 197 (MCL 125.1657).

Public Act 225 of 2008—Establish and Fund Retail Business Incubators, Effective July 17, 2008
SB 970 (Allen) Economic development; downtown development authorities; retail business incubators; allow to establish and fund. Amends secs. 1 & 7 of 1975 PA 197 (MCL 125.1651 & 125.1657).

Public Act 224 of 2008—Appointments to Michigan Strategic Fund Board, Effective July 16, 2008
HB 5638 (Coulouris) Economic development; other; appointments to Michigan strategic fund board; revise length of term. Amends sec. 5 of 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2005).

Public Act 223 of 2008—Michigan Strategic Fund Loan Programs, Effective July 16, 2008
HB 6208 (Clemente) State financing and management; funds; Michigan strategic fund; clarify certain loan programs. Amends sec. 88d of 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2088d).

Public Act 222 of 2008—Non-Profit Corporation Act, Effective July 16, 2008
HB 5681 (Tobocman) Businesses; nonprofit corporations; nonprofit corporation act; allow certain electronic communication and make other general changes. Amends secs. 106, 141, 143, 404, 405, 407, 413, 421, 441, 446, 451, 505, 521, 525, 548, 611, 901, 1103 & 1144 of 1982 PA 162 (MCL 450.2106 et seq.) & adds sec. 404a.

Public Act 221 of 2008—Sourcing Receipts for Mortgage Companies, Effective July 16, 2008
HB 5151 (Bieda) Single business tax; other; sourcing of receipts for mortgage companies; clarify. Amends sec. 53 of 1975 PA 228 (MCL 208.53).

Public Act 220 of 2008—Investments of Gas and Oil Trust Funds, Effective July 16, 2008
SB 658 (McManus) Local government; financing; investments of gas and oil trust funds; expand options. Amends 1943 PA 20 (MCL 129.91129.96) by adding sec. 7.

Public Act 219 of 2008—State Aid Qualification Requirements, Effective July 16, 2008
SB 836 (VanWoerkom) School aid; other; certain requirements for qualifying for state aid for certain shared time instruction between public schools and private schools; revise. Amends sec. 166b of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1766b).

Public Act 218 of 2008—Small Distiller License Issuance, Effective July 16, 2008
HB 5925 (Byrum) Liquor; licenses; issuance of small distiller license; provide for. Amends secs. 111, 525, 537, 603, 607, 906 & 1027 of 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1111 et seq.) & adds sec. 534.

Public Act 217 of 2008—Alternative Energy Renaissance Zones, Effective July 16, 2008
HB 4950 (Dean) Economic development; renaissance zones; alternative energy renaissance zones; expand to include solar and wind power. Amends sec. 3 of 1996 PA 376 (MCL 125.2683).

Public Act 216 of 2008—Definition of Downtown Area, Effective July 16, 2008
HB 4658 (Tobocman) Housing; housing development authority; definition of downtown area; provide for. Amends secs. 58, 58a, 58b & 58c of 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1458 et seq.).

Public Act 215 of 2008—Foster Care Independence Act, Effective July 16, 2008
HB 4481 (Clack) Children; foster care; foster care independence act that provides services for certain youth in foster care; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 214 of 2008—Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Budget, Effective July 16, 2008
HB 5812 (LeBlanc) Appropriations; military affairs; department of military and veterans affairs; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 213 of 2008—Higher Education Budget, Effective July 16, 2008
SB 1099 (Stamas) Appropriations; zero budget; higher education; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 212 of 2008—Department of Education Budget, Effective July 16, 2008
SB 1096 (Jelinek) Appropriations; zero budget; department of education; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 211 of 2008—Gift Certificates and Gift Cards, Effective November 1, 2008
HB 4317 (Meadows) Trade; consumer goods and services; issuance of gift certificates and gift cards; prohibit expiration and certain fees. Amends sec. 3 of 1976 Public Act 331 (MCL 445.903).

Public Act 210 of 2008—Gift Certificates and Gift Cards, Effective November 1, 2008
HB 4050 (Miller) Trade; consumer goods and services; gift certificates and gift cards; regulate and require disclosures. Amends sec. 3 of 1976 PA 331 (MCL 445.903) & adds sec. 3e.

Public Act 209 of 2008—Gift Certificates Fee Prohibition, Effective November 1, 2008
HB 4680 (Sak) Trade; consumer goods and services; gift certificates; prohibit fees and expiration dates. Amends 1976 PA 331 (MCL 445.901445.922) by adding sec. 3f.

Public Act 208 of 2008—Gift Cards, Effective November 1, 2008
SB 388 (Cassis) State; escheats; application of unclaimed property act to gift cards; clarify. Amends secs. 2 & 15 of 1995 PA 29 (MCL 567.222 & 567.235).

Public Act 207 of 2008—Tax Credit for Donated Food Items, Effective July 11, 2008
SB 150 (Allen) Income tax; credit; tax credit for donations of food items to food banks; allow. Amends sec. 261 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.261).

Public Act 206 of 2008—Dog Bite Victims, Effective January 1, 2009
HB 4065 (Mayes) Crimes; animals; fleeing the scene of dog or wolf-dog cross bite incident or failing to provide assistance to bitten individual; prohibit and provide penalties. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1750.568) by adding sec. 66.

Public Act 205 of 2008—Dog Bite Victims, Effective January 1, 2009
SB 346 (VanWoerkom) Crimes; animals; fleeing the scene of dog or wolf-dog cross bite incident or failing to provide assistance to bitten individual; prohibit and provide penalties. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1750.568) by adding sec. 66.

Public Act 204 of 2008—Neighborhood Enterprise Zones, Effective July 11, 2008
SB 975 (Kahn) Economic development; neighborhood enterprise zones; number of parcels in a neighborhood enterprise zone; modify. Amends sec. 3 of 1992 PA 147 (MCL 207.773).

Public Act 203 of 2008—Foster Care Permanency Plan Review, Effective July 11, 2008
SB 672 (Jansen) Children; foster care; review of permanency plan; require. Amends sec. 19c, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.19c).

Public Act 202 of 2008—Foster Care Alternate Permanency Plan, Effective July 11, 2008
SB 671 (Kahn) Children; foster care; alternate permanency plan to be made concurrently with reasonable efforts to reunify child and family; allow. Amends sec. 19, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.19).

Public Act 201 of 2008—Termination of Parental Rights, Effective July 11, 2008
SB 670 (Jacobs) Children; protection; notice regarding termination of parental rights; revise. Amends sec. 13b, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.13b).

Public Act 200 of 2008—Permanency Plan and Permanent Placement of a Child, Effective July 11, 2008
SB 669 (Jansen) Children; foster care; permanency plan and permanent placement of a child; clarify. Amends sec. 19a, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.19a).

Public Act 199 of 2008—Termination of Parental Rights and Parenting Time, Effective July 11, 2008
SB 668 (Hardiman) Family law; parental rights; termination of parental rights and parenting time; clarify. Amends sec. 19b, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.19b).

Public Act 198 of 2008—Principal Residence Exemption, Effective July 11, 2008
SB 1239 (Brown) Property tax; principal residence exemption; county election to audit principal residence exemptions; revise. Amends sec. 7cc of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7cc).

Public Act 197 of 2008—Juror Compensation Reimbursement Fund, Effective July 11, 2008
HB 5833 (Gillard) Courts; funding; specified portion of unencumbered balance of the juror compensation reimbursement fund; transfer to general fund for 2007-2008 fiscal year. Amends sec. 151d of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.151d).

Public Act 196 of 2008—Pistol Safety Inspections, Effective January 7, 2009
HB 4491 (Sheltrown) Crimes; weapons; crime of failing to have pistol safety inspected after purchase; repeal, and eliminate certain other references to pistol safety inspections. Amends secs. 224b & 231a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.224b & 750.231a) & repeals sec. 228 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.228).

Public Act 195 of 2008—Pistol Safety Inspections, Effective January 7, 2009
HB 4490 (Opsommer) Weapons; licensing; requirement for post-purchase pistol safety inspection; eliminate. Amends secs. 12 & 12b of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.432 & 28.432b); adds sec. 9d & repeals sec. 9 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.429).

Public Act 194 of 2008—Pistol Safety Inspection, Effective January 7, 2009
SB 370 (Richardville) Weapons; licensing; requirement for post-purchase pistol safety inspection; eliminate. Amends secs. 12 & 12b of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.432 & 28.432b); adds sec. 9d & repeals sec. 9 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.429).

Public Act 193 of 2008—Products Containing Mercury, Effective July 11, 2008
SB 412 (Basham) State financing and management; purchasing; requirement for state agencies to avoid purchasing products containing mercury under certain circumstances; implement. Amends 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.110118.1594) by adding sec. 261d.

Public Act 192 of 2008—GPS Monitoring of Defendants Charges with Domestic Violence Crimes, Effective July 10, 2008
HB 4453 (Caul) Crimes; domestic violence; GPS monitoring of defendants charged with domestic violence crimes and released on bail; provide for monitoring and notification. Amends sec. 6b, ch. V of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 765.6b).

Public Act 191 of 2008—GPS Monitoring device for Individuals Convicted of Aggravated Stalking, Effective July 10, 2008
HB 4330 (Condino) Corrections; parole; requirement of GPS monitoring device for individuals convicted of aggravated stalking; provide for. Amends sec. 36 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.236).

Public Act 190 of 2008—Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, Effective July 9, 2008
SB 212 (Birkholz) Natural resources; Great Lakes; Great Lakes-St. Lawrence river basin water resources compact; ratify. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101324.90106) by adding pt. 342.

Public Act 189 of 2008—Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, Effective July 9, 2008
SB 723 (Brater) Water; conservation; water withdrawals; enhance enforcement. Amends secs. 32710 & 32713 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.32710 & 324.32713).

Public Act 188 of 2008—Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, Effective July 9, 2008
SB 727 (Basham) Water; conservation; water withdrawals; require evaluation of certain proposed waterworks systems. Amends sec. 4 of 1976 PA 399 (MCL 325.1004).

Public Act 187 of 2008—Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, Effective July 9, 2008
SB 858 (VanWoerkom) Natural resources; Great Lakes; Great Lakes-St. Lawrence river basin water resources compact; amend safe drinking water act to implement. Amends sec. 4 of 1976 PA 399 (MCL 325.1004).

Public Act 186 of 2008—Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, Effective July 9, 2008
SB 859 (Patterson) Water; conservation; water withdrawal violations; provide penalties and remedies. Amends sec. 32713 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.32713).

Public Act 185 of 2008—Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, Effective July 9, 2008
SB 860 (Birkholz) Water; conservation; water withdrawal assessment tool; implement. Amends secs. 32701, 32705, 32706, 32707, 32709, 32710, 32721, 32722, 32724 & 32725 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.32701 et seq.) & adds secs. 32706a, 32706b & 32706c.

Public Act 184 of 2008—Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, Effective July 9, 2008
HB 4343 (Ebli) Natural resources; Great Lakes; Great Lakes-St. Lawrence river basin water resources compact; ratify. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101324.90106) by adding pt. 342.

Public Act 183 of 2008—Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, Effective July 9, 2008
HB 5065 (McDowell) Water; conservation; water withdrawals and water diversions; regulate. Amends secs. 32701 & 32702 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.32701 & 324.32702).

Public Act 182 of 2008—Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, Effective July 9, 2008
HB 5066 (Meadows) Water; conservation; water withdrawals; modify certain registration and reporting requirements and require conservation measures. Amends secs. 32705, 32706, 32707, 32708 & 32708a of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.32705 et seq.) & adds sec. 32708b.

Public Act 181 of 2008—Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, Effective July 9, 2008
HB 5067 (Brown) Water; conservation; water withdrawals; enhance enforcement. Amends secs. 32710 & 32713 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.32710 & 324.32713).

Public Act 180 of 2008—Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, Effective July 9, 2008
HB 5069 (Warren) Water; conservation; water withdrawals; provide for a water withdrawal assessment tool. Amends sec. 32722 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.32722) & repeals sec. 32724 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.32724).

Public Act 179 of 2008—Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, Effective July 9, 2008
HB 5073 (Law, K.) Water; conservation; water withdrawals; provide department of environmental quality with rule-making authority. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101324.90106) by adding sec. 32729.

Public Act 178 of 2008—Age and Time of Personal Watercraft Operation, Effective 90 Days After Sine Die Adjournment
HB 6014 (Hammon) Watercraft; personal; age and time of personal watercraft operation; modify. Amends secs. 80205 & 80215 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.80205 & 324.80215) & repeals enacting sec. 2 of 2004 PA 27.

Public Act 177 of 2008—Business Purchases from Other Firms, Effective July 9, 2008
SB 1217 (Cassis) Business tax; other; purchases from other firms; include certain direct material costs. Amends sec. 113 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1113).

Public Act 176 of 2008—Welcome Home Letters for State-Funded Veterans, Effective July 9, 2008
SB 754 (Kahn) Veterans; other; welcome home letters; require to include state-funded veterans service organizations. Creates new act.

Public Act 175 of 2008—Centers of Energy Excellence Program, Effective July 8, 2008
SB 1380 (Allen) State financing and management; funds; centers of energy excellence program; create and operate. Amends sec. 88b of 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2088b) & adds sec. 88q.

Public Act 174 of 2008—State-Owned Property in Ingham County, Effective July 2, 2008
HB 6094 (Bauer) Property; conveyances; certain state owned property in Ingham county; exchange for other property. Creates land transfer act.

Public Act 173 of 2008—Background Check Program for Health Facilities, Effective July 2, 2008
HB 4840 (Law, K) Health facilities; licensing; fees and assessments for certain health facilities; allow department to use for background check program under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 20161 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.20161).

Public Act 172 of 2008—Rules and Regulations for Operation of Sewage Treatment Facility, Effective July 2, 2008
HB 6121 (Pearce) Environmental protection; sewage; rules and regulations for the operation of a sewage treatment facility; allow publication of a summary. Amends sec. 4a of 1955 PA 233 (MCL 124.284a).

Public Act 171 of 2008—Volunteered-Enforced Parking Regulations, Effective July 2, 2008
HB 4817 (Green) Traffic control; parking; requirements for use of volunteers to enforce parking violations; modify. Amends secs. 675d & 742 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.675d & 257.742).

Public Act 170 of 2008—Plant Rehabilitation, Effective July 2, 2008
SB 867 (Brown) Economic development; plant rehabilitation; applications for industrial property; extend sunset. Amends secs. 2, 9 & 15 of 1974 PA 198 (MCL 207.552 et seq.).

Public Act 169 of 2008—Modified Bow Use for Hunting, Effective July 2, 2008
SB 572 (Barcia) Natural resources; hunting; use of modified bows for hunting; allow commission of natural resources to regulate. Amends sec. 40114 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.40114).

Public Act 168 of 2008—Deductions for Affordable Housing Projects, Effective June 30, 2008
HB 5893 (Tobocman) Business tax; other; deductions from certain taxpayer's tax bases for certain affordable housing projects; provide for. Amends secs. 201 & 203 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1201 & 208.1203).

Public Act 167 of 2008—Electric Cooperative Member-Regulation Act, Effective June 26, 2008
HB 5383 (Brown) Public utilities; electric utilities; electric cooperative member-regulation act; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 166 of 2008—Protests and Demonstrations at Funerals, Effective June 26, 2008
SB 1256 (Kahn) Local government; other; protests and demonstrations at funerals; amend conditions for issuing permits. Amends sec. 3 of 2006 PA 152 (MCL 123.1113).

Public Act 165 of 2008—Capital Outlay Budget, Effective June 19, 2008
HB 5221 (Hood) Appropriations; zero budget; capital outlay; provide for fiscal year. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 164 of 2008—Operation of Off-Road Vehicles by Children, Effective June 19, 2008
SB 296 (Jelinek) Natural resources; other; operation of off-road vehicle by child; revise requirements for organized events. Amends sec. 81129 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.81129).

Public Act 163 of 2008 —National Guard Discharge Papers Filing Location, Effective June 19, 2008
SB 752 (Allen) Veterans; other; filing location of discharge papers for national guard reservists; clarify. Amends sec. 237 of 1967 PA 150 (MCL 32.637).

Public Act 162 of 2008—Michigan Law Enforcement Memorial Monument, Effective June 16, 2008
HB 5476 (Byrum) Income tax; checkoff; Michigan law enforcement officers memorial monument fund; provide check-off option. Amends sec. 435 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.435).

Public Act 161 of 2008—Licensing and Registration of Certified Public Accountants, Effective June 11, 2008
HB 5936 (Coulouris) Occupations; accounting; provisions relating to licensing and registration of certified public accountants; modify. Amends secs. 720, 723, 724, 728 & 734 of 1980 PA 299 (MCL 339.720 et seq.) & adds secs. 727a & 734a.

Public Act 160 of 2008—Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children, Effective June 11, 2008
HB 5963 (Polidori) State; interstate compacts and agreements; interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children; establish. Creates new act.

Public Act 159 of 2008—Licensing and Regulation of Boiler Operators, Effective June 11, 2008
HB 4216 (Jones, Robert) Occupations; individual licensing and regulation; certain boiler operators and stationary engineers; allow registration under certain circumstances. Amends title & secs. 2, 4, 4a, 7, 12, 14 & 24 of 1965 PA 290 (MCL 408.752 et seq.) & adds secs. 13a, 13b, 13c & 13d.

Public Act 158 of 2008—Special Alternative Incarceration Programs for Prisoners, Effective June 5, 2008
HB 4184 (Condino) Corrections; alternatives; special alternative incarceration programs for prisoners; revise eligibility requirements. Amends sec. 34a of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.234a).

Public Act 157 of 2008—Tax Capture Reductions for Downtown Development Authorities, Effective June 5, 2008
HB 5542 (Jones, Robert) Economic development; tax increment financing; reimbursement of certain tax capture reductions for downtown development authorities; provide for. Amends 1975 PA 197 (MCL 125.1651125.1681) by adding sec. 13c.

Public Act 156 of 2008—Tax Capture Reductions for Tax Increment Finance Authorities, Effective June 5, 2008
HB 5541 (Dean) Economic development; tax increment financing; reimbursement of certain tax capture reductions for tax increment finance authorities; provide for. Amends 1980 PA 450 (MCL 125.1801125.1830) by adding sec. 12b.

Public Act 155 of 2008—Tax Capture Reductions for Local Development Finance Authorities, Effective June 5, 2008
HB 5540 (Wenke) Economic development; tax increment financing; reimbursement of certain tax capture reductions for local development finance authorities; provide for. Amends 1986 PA 281 (MCL 125.2151125.2174) by adding sec. 11b.

Public Act 154 of 2008—Tax Capture Reductions for Brownfield Redevelopment Authorities, Effective June 5, 2008
HB 5539 (Bieda) Economic development; tax increment financing; reimbursement of certain tax capture reductions for brownfield redevelopment authorities; provide for. Amends 1996 PA 381 (MCL 125.2651125.2672) by adding sec. 15a.

Public Act 153 of 2008—Definition of Liquid Industrial Waster, Effective June 5, 2008
SB 1308 (Gilbert) Environmental protection; other; liquid industrial waste; exempt certain fuel products. Amends sec. 12102a of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.12102a).

Public Act 152 of 2008—Airboats Speed Limit Near Residences, Effective June 5, 2008
SB 1234 (Birkholz) Watercraft; other; airboats; regulate speed of near residences. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101324.90106) by adding sec. 80108a.

Public Act 151 of 2008—Military Family Relief Fund, Effective 5, 2008
SB 515 (Allen) Income tax; checkoff; military family relief fund; extend sunset. Amends sec. 438 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.438).

Public Act 150 of 2008—Reversionary Interest in Part of Certain State Owned Property, Effective June 5, 2008
HB 4965 (Walker) Property; conveyances; transfer of reversionary interest in part of certain state owned property previously conveyed; provide for. Creates land transfer act.

Public Act 149 of 2008 —Perpetuities, Effective May 28, 2008
HB 4602
(Schuitmaker) Probate; trusts; statutory rule against perpetuities; limit application to real property. Amends title & secs. 1, 2 & 5 of 1988 PA 418 (MCL 554.71 et seq.).

Public Act 148 of 2008—Trust Perpetuities, Effective May 28, 2008
HB 5909 (Meisner) Probate; trusts; personal property trust perpetuities act; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 147 of 2008—Milk Manufacturing, Effective May 28, 2008
HB 5585 (Espinoza) Food; milk; manufacturing of milk; revise. Amends secs. 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 70, 90, 110, 110a, 111, 113, 114, 115, 116, 119, 125, 130, 131, 136, 137, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 152 & 159 of 2001 PA 267 (MCL 288.570 et seq.).

Public Act 146 of 2008—Private Detectives, Effective May 28, 2008
HB 5274 (Farrah) Occupations; private detectives; definition and qualifications of licensed professional investigator; revise, and clarify the conduct of certain activities. Amends title & secs. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 14, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22, 24, 27 & 29 of 1965 PA 285 (MCL 338.821 et seq.).

Public Act 145 of 2008—Snowmobile Registration, Effective May 28, 2008
HB 5085 (Mayes) Vehicles; registration; secured registration for snowmobiles; establish. Amends secs. 82105 & 82114 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.82105 & 324.82114) & adds secs. 82105a, 82105b & 82116a.

Public Act 144 of 2008—Military Leases, Effective May 28, 2008
HB 5174 (Polidori) Consumer protection; leases; termination of motor vehicle leases by certain active military personnel; allow. Creates new act.

Public Act 143 of 2008—Military Family Relief, Effective May 28, 2008
HB 4557 (LeBlanc) Income tax; checkoff; military family relief fund; extend sunset. Amends sec. 438 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.438).

Public Act 142 of 2008—Lottery Prizes, Effective May 28, 2008
HB 5102 (Farrah) Gaming; lottery; additional jackpot prize payout; prohibit retailers from paying. Amends sec. 23 of 1972 PA 239 (MCL 432.23).

Public Act 141 of 2008—Student Absences, Effective May 28, 2008
SB 747 (Garcia) Education; attendance; student's absence due to parent's being deployed or return from active duty; establish as excused absence. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1380.1852) by adding sec. 1138.

Public Act 140 of 2008—Farm Insurance, Effective May 28, 2008
HB 5509 (Mayes) Trade; other; farm produce insurance act; provide for technical amendments. Amends secs. 3, 13 & 15 of 2003 PA 198 (MCL 285.313 et seq.).

Public Act 139 of 2008—Reservist Stress Tests, Effective May 28, 2008
SB 731 (Allen) Military affairs; other; requirement to provide certain returning reservists with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury questionnaires; provide for. Amends 1967 PA 150 (MCL 32.50132.851) by adding sec. 236.

Public Act 138 of 2008—Military Mortgage Foreclosures, Effective May 21, 2008
SB 749 (Olshove) Liens; foreclosure; prohibition of foreclosure of mortgages given by certain active military personnel; provide for. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101600.9947) by adding secs. 3185 & 3285.

Public Act 137 of 2008—87th District Court, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 435 (Stamas) Courts; district court; eighty-seventh judicial district; reorganize into 3 separate districts. Amends sec. 8152 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8152).

Public Act 136 of 2008—Milk, Effective June 20, 2008
SB 1007 (Birkholz) Food; milk; grade A milk law; revise. Amends secs. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 20, 30, 31, 33a, 41, 44, 50, 53, 60, 61, 62, 63, 68 & 69 of 2001 PA 266 (MCL 288.472 et seq.).

Public Act 135 of 2008—Long-Term Care Background Check, Effective May 21, 2008
HB 5894 (Jackson) Human services; adult foster care; implementation of long-term care employee background check; revise. Amends sec. 34b of 1979 PA 218 (MCL 400.734b).

Public Act 134 of 2008—Planning Commission, Effective May 21, 2008
SB 115 (Birkholz) Land use; planning; joint planning commission; provide for phased transfer of powers and duties to. Amends secs. 5 & 7 of 2003 PA 226 (MCL 125.135 & 125.137).

Public Act 133 of 2008—Veterans Purchasing Preference, Effective May 21 2008
SB 751 (Pappageorge) State financing and management; purchasing; veterans' preference for construction, goods, and services; increase. Amends sec. 261 of 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1261).

Public Act 132 of 2008—Steam Cost Recovery, Effective May 21, 2008
HB 5798 (Young) Public utilities; other; steam cost recovery; provide for. Amends 1939 PA 3 (MCL 460.1460.10cc) by adding sec. 6r.

Public Act 131 of 2008—Traffic Reference, Effective May 21, 2008
HB 5695 (Mayes) Traffic control; traffic regulation; reference to federal law for motor vehicles carrying logs or tubular products; eliminate. Amends sec. 720 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.720).

Public Act 130 of 2008—Metro Telecommunications Right-of-Way, Effective May 9, 2008
SB 108 (Basham) Communications; telecommunications; eligibility date to opt into METRO funds; revise. Amends sec. 13 of 2002 PA 48 (MCL 484.3113).

Public Act 129 of 2008—Tax Tribunal, Effective May 9, 2008
HB 4437 (Calley) Property tax; tax tribunal; requirement for evening hearing in the small claims division if requested; repeal. Repeals sec. 66 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.766).

Public Act 128 of 2008—Tax Tribunal, Effective May 9, 2008
HB 4436 (Melton) Property tax; tax tribunal; small claims hearings; modify. Amends sec. 62 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.762).

Public Act 127 of 2008—Tax Tribunal, Effective May 9, 2008
HB 4435 (Sheen) Property tax; tax tribunal; restriction on number of members from same occupation; remove. Amends sec. 22 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.722).

Public Act 126 of 2008—Tax Tribunal, Effective May 9, 2008
HB 4434 (Young) Property tax; tax tribunal; issuance of proposed decisions and determination of fees; provide for. Amends secs. 26, 49 & 61 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.726 et seq.).

Public Act 125 of 2008—Tax Tribunal, Effective May 9, 2008
HB 4433 (Bieda) Property tax; tax tribunal; certification of mediators and mediation process; provide for. Amends secs. 3, 31 & 32 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.703 et seq.) & adds sec. 47.

Public Act 124 of 2008—Medical Records, Effective May 9, 2008
SB 716 (George) Health; medical records; medical record access; revise. Amends sec. 3 of 2004 PA 47 (MCL 333.26263).

Public Act 123 of 2008—Criminal Checks, Effective May 9, 2008
SB 1161 (Birkholz) Health facilities; employees; implementation of long-term care employee background check; revise. Amends sec. 20173a of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.20173a).

Public Act 122 of 2008—Property Tax Appeals, Effective May 9, 2008
SB 209 (Jelinek) Property tax; appeals; alternative start dates for board of review; provide for. Amends sec. 53b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.53b).

Public Act 121 of 2008—H.P.V. Information, Effective May 9, 2008
HB 5322 (Clack) Education; students; certain information concerning human papillomavirus (HPV) and HPV immunization; require schools to provide under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 1177a of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1177a).

Public Act 120 of 2008—H.P.V. Information, Effective May 9, 2008
SB 415 (Cherry) Health; immunizations; information regarding risks and availability of human papillomavirus immunization; require department to identify and provide to schools. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101333.25211) by adding sec. 9205b.

Public Act 119 of 2008—Motorized Watercraft, Effective April 29, 2008
HB 5607 (Calley) Watercraft; traffic control; disabled individual using boat with motor in waterway prohibiting motorized watercraft; allow. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101324.90106) by adding sec. 80114a.

Public Act 118 of 2008—Commercial Redevelopment, Effective April 29, 2008
HB 5459 (Mayes) Economic development; commercial redevelopment; eligibility; expand to include certain vacant or blighted properties. Amends sec. 2 of 2005 PA 210 (MCL 207.842).

Public Act 117 of 2008—Agriculture Renaissance Zones, Effective April 29, 2008
SB 885 (Kahn) Economic development; renaissance zones; recommendation of commission of agriculture for certain renaissance zones; provide for. Amends secs. 8e, 9 & 10 of 1996 PA 376 (MCL 125.2688e et seq.).

Public Act 116 of 2008—Renaissance Zones, Effective April 29, 2008
HB 5600 (Sak) Economic development; renaissance zones; eligibility criteria; provide for certain modifications. Amends sec. 4 of 1996 PA 376 (MCL 125.2684).

Public Act 115 of 2008—M.B.T. Entertainment Credit, Effective April 29, 2008
SB 1118 (Pappageorge) Business tax; other; eligible taxpayer for credit for entertainment complexes; revise. Amends sec. 410 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1410).

Public Act 114 of 2008—Eligible Taxpayer, Effective April 29, 2008
HB 5463 (Melton) Business tax; other; definition of eligible taxpayer for certain credit; modify. Amends sec. 410 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1410).

Public Act 113 of 2008—Supplemental, Effective April 29, 2008
HB 5344 (Cushingberry) Appropriations; supplemental; multidepartment supplemental; provide for fiscal year 2007-2008. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 112 of 2008—School Readiness, Effective April 29, 2008
HB 5531 (Gillard) Appropriations; supplemental; increase in 2007-2008 appropriation for Michigan school readiness program; provide for. Amends secs. 11 & 32d of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1611 & 388.1632d).

Public Act 111 of 2008—M.E.G.A. Credit, Effective April 28, 2008
SB 1190 (Hunter) Business tax; other; revisions to Michigan economic growth authority credit; provide for. Amends sec. 431 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1431).

Public Act 110 of 2008—M.E.G.A. Criteria, Effective April 28, 2008
SB 1189 (Clark-Coleman) Economic development; Michigan economic growth authority; multisection bill to revise eligibility criteria; provide for. Amends secs. 6 & 8 of 1995 PA 24 (MCL 207.806 & 207.808).

Public Act 109 of 2008—Federal Bid Credit, Effective April 28, 2008
SB 1188 (Gilbert) Business tax; other; tax credit for bidding on certain federal procurement contracts; provide for. Amends 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1101208.1601) by adding sec. 431b.

Public Act 108 of 2008—M.E.G.A. Eligibility, Effective April 28, 2008
SB 1187 (Stamas) Economic development; Michigan economic growth authority; multisection bill to revise eligibility criteria; provide for. Amends secs. 3 & 5 of 1995 PA 24 (MCL 207.803 & 207.805).

Public Act 107 of 2008—Food Stamp Distribution, Effective April 25, 2008
SB 120 (Scott) Human services; food assistance; food assistance benefits; require distribution twice a month. Amends 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.1400.119b) by adding sec. 14j.

Public Act 106 0f 2008—Military Personnel, Effective April 25, 2008
SB 192 (Barcia) Labor; fair employment practices; job security for returning military personnel; provide for, and provide remedies for noncompliance. Amends sec. 3 of 1955 PA 133 (MCL 32.273).

Public Act 105 of 2008—Technology Parks, Effective April 23, 2008
HB 5609 (Simpson) Economic development; local development financing; additional certified technology parks; provide for. Amends sec. 12a of 1986 PA 281 (MCL 125.2162a).

Public Act 104 of 2008—Technology Parks, Effective April 23, 2008
SB 1203 (Richardville) Economic development; local development financing; number of certified technology parks; expand. Amends sec. 12a of 1986 PA 281 (MCL 125.2162a) & adds sec. 12b.

Public Act 103 of 2008—Competitive Scholarships, Effective April 18, 2008
SB 1157 (Switalski) Higher education; other; use of Michigan guaranty agency operating funds for state competitive scholarships; authorize. Amends 1960 PA 77 (MCL 390.951390.961) by adding sec. 7b & repeals sec. 7b of 1960 PA 77 (MCL 390.957b).

Public Act 102 of 2008—Tobacco Bond, Effective April 18, 2008
HB 5867 (Horn) State financing and management; funds; deposit and disposition of additional tobacco bond proceeds; provide for. Amends secs. 7 & 8 of 2000 PA 489 (MCL 12.257 & 12.258).

Public Act 101 of 2008—Tobacco Refinancing, Effective April 18, 2008
HB 5866 (Brown) Taxation; tobacco; refunding, refinancing, and sale of residual interest; provide for in Michigan tobacco settlement finance authority act. Amends sec. 8 of 2005 PA 226 (MCL 129.268).

Public Act 100 of 2008—Tourism, Effective April 18, 2008
HB 5865 (Ebli) State financing and management; funds; Michigan promotion program to promote tourism; create, and provide funding. Amends 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2001125.2094) by adding ch. 8B.

Public Act 99 of 2008—Tobacco Funds, Effective April 18, 2008
SB 1224 (Stamas) State financing and management; funds; deposit and disposition of additional tobacco bond proceeds; provide for. Amends secs. 7 & 8 of 2000 PA 489 (MCL 12.257 & 12.258).

Public Act 98 of 2008—State Promotion, Effective April 18, 2008
SB 1223 (Allen) State financing and management; funds; Michigan promotion program in the Michigan strategic fund; create. Amends 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2001125.2094) by adding ch. 8B.

Public Act 97 of 2008—Film Royalty Taxes, Effective April 15, 2008
SB 1192 (Barcia) Business tax; other; film rental and royalty payments made by theater owner included as purchases from other firms; revise effective date. Amends sec. 113 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1113).

Public Act 96 of 2008—Principal Residence Exemption, Effective April 8, 2008
HB 4215 (Gaffney) Property tax; principal residence exemption; additional principal residence exemption on 2 properties up to 3 years; allow under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 7cc of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7cc).

Public Act 95 of 2008—Magistrates, Effective April 8, 2008
SB 105 (Garcia) Courts; state court administration; authority for magistrates to oversee arraignments; allow. Amends secs. 8511 & 8513 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8511 & 600.8513).

Public Act 94 of 2008—Water Tax Authority, Effective April 8, 2008
SB 47 (Allen) Economic development; tax increment financing; water improvement tax increment financing authority; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 93 of 2008—Billboard Zoning Ordinances, Effective April 8, 2008
SB 351 (Gilbert) Counties; ordinances; billboard zoning ordinances; allow counties to establish under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 4 of 1972 PA 106 (MCL 252.304).

Public Act 92 of 2008—Anchor Company Tax Credit, Effective April 8, 2008
SB 1115 (Allen) Business tax; other; a new Michigan economic growth authority credit for certain anchor companies; create. Amends 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1101208.1601) by adding sec. 431a.

Public Act 91 of 2008—Real Estate Broker, Effective July 1, 2008
HB 4417 (Farrah) Occupations; real estate; real estate broker responsibilities under an exclusive service provision agreement; provide as part of agency disclosure. Amends sec. 2517 of 1980 PA 299 (MCL 339.2517).

Public Act 90 of 2008—Real Estate Broker, Effective July 1, 2008
HB 4416 (Schuitmaker) Occupations; real estate; real estate broker responsibilities under exclusive service provision agreements; clarify. Amends secs. 2501 & 2512 of 1980 PA 299 (MCL 339.2501 & 339.2512) & adds sec. 2512d.

Public Act 89 of 2008—Brownfield Credit, Effective April 8, 2008
HB 5511 (Clemente) Business tax; other; brownfield credit revisions; provide for. Amends sec. 437 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1437).

Public Act 88 of 2008—Anchor Zones, Effective April 8, 2008
HB 5858 (Clemente) Business tax; other; credit for certain taxpayers for creating an anchor zone of certain businesses; provide for. Amends 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1101208.1601) by adding sec. 431c.

Public Act 87 of 2008—Film Production Credit, Effective April 8, 2008
SB 1174 (Gilbert) Economic development; Michigan economic growth authority; tax incentives for qualified companies in the film production industry; provide for. Amends sec. 3 of 1995 PA 24 (MCL 207.803).

Public Act 86 of 2008—Film Production Credit, Effective April 8, 2008
SB 1173 (Clarke) Business tax; other; credit for certain qualified film and digital media infrastructure projects; provide for. Amends 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1101208.1601) by adding sec. 457.

Public Act 85 of 2008—Film Production Credit, Effective April 8, 2008
SB 1183 (Stamas) History and arts; other; powers, duties, and functions of the Michigan film office and Michigan film advisory commission; modify. Amends sec. 2 of 2001 PA 63 (MCL 399.702).

Public Act 84 of 2008—Film Incentives, Effective April 8, 2008
HB 5855 (Miller) Local government; other; provision to allow cost-free use of local government property for film industry productions; provide for. Creates new act.

Public Act 83 of 2008—Film Incentives, Effective April 8, 2008
HB 5854 (Clemente) Transportation; other; provision to allow cost-free use of state property for film industry productions; provide for. Amends 1964 PA 286 (MCL 247.801247.816) by adding sec. 6b.

Public Act 82 of 2008—Film Incentives, Effective April 8, 2008
HB 5853 (Law, K.) Natural resources; other; provision to allow cost-free use of state property for film industry productions; provide for. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101324.90106) by adding sec. 512.

Public Act 81 of 2008—Film Incentives, Effective April 8, 2008
HB 5852 (Hildenbrand) Military affairs; other; provision to allow cost-free use of state property for film industry productions; provide for. Amends 1967 PA 150 (MCL 32.50132.851) by adding sec. 337.

Public Act 80 of 2008—Film Incentives, Effective April 8, 2008
HB 5848 (Jones, Robert) State financing and management; funds; Michigan strategic fund loans to qualified film industry productions; provide for. Amends sec. 88d of 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2088d).

Public Act 79 of 2008—Film Incentives, Effective April 8, 2008
HB 5844 (Johnson) Income tax; credit; credit for certain eligible production companies; provide for. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1206.532) by adding sec. 367.

Public Act 78 of 2008—Film Incentives, Effective April 8, 2008
HB 5842 (Young) Sales tax; exemptions; incentives to film production industry; provide for. Amends sec. 4cc of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.54cc) & repeals sec. 4cc of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.54cc).

Public Act 77 of 2008—Film Credit, Effective April 8, 2008
HB 5841 (Meisner) Business tax; other; credit for certain production companies for production expenditures; provide for. Amends 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1101208.1601) by adding sec. 455.

Public Act 76 of 2008—Film Production Credit, Effective April 8, 2008
SB 1178 (Hunter) State financing and management; other; provision to allow cost-free use of state property for film industry productions; provide for. Amends 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.110118.1594) by adding sec. 125.

Public Act 75 of 2008—Film Production Credit, Effective April 8, 2008
SB 1177 (Allen) State financing and management; funds; strategic fund incentives for film production industry; provide for. Amends 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2001125.2094) by adding ch. 2A & repeals secs. 21 & 22 of 2001 PA 63 (MCL 399.721 & 399.722).

Public Act 74 of 2008—Film Production Credit, Effective April 8, 2008
SB 1176 (Birkholz) Business tax; other; credit for certain production companies for qualified job training expenditures; provide for. Amends 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1101208.1601) by adding sec. 459.

Public Act 73 of 2008—Jobs Today Sunset, Effective April 7, 2008
HB 5861 (Valentine) Transportation; funds; funding for jobs today program; extend sunset. Amends secs. 11e & 11f of 1951 PA 51 (MCL 247.661e & 247.661f).

Public Act 72 of 2008—Mortgage Officer Regulation, Effective April 3, 2008
HB 4596 (Jackson) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; regulation and licensing of certain mortgage loan officers; establish. Amends title & secs. 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 21, 23, 25, 27 & 29 of 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1651a et seq.); adds secs. 5a, 5b, 6a, 7a & 29a & repeals sec. 33 of 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1683).

Public Act 71 of 2008—Mortgage Protection, Effective April 3, 2008
SB 833 (Sanborn) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; regulation and registration of mortgage loan officers; prohibit acting without registration and establish penalties and remedies for violating act. Amends sec. 29 of 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1679).

Public Act 70 of 2008—Mortgage Protection, Effective April 3, 2008
SB 832 (Cassis) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; regulation and registration of mortgage loan officers; prohibit certain activities by loan officers. Amends sec. 22a of 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1672a) & adds sec. 22b.

Public Act 69 of 2008—Mortgage Protection, Effective April 3, 2008
SB 831 (Olshove) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; regulation and registration of mortgage loan officers; establish effect of surrender, revocation, or suspension of registration. Amends sec. 10 of 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1660).

Public Act 68 of 2008—Mortgage Protection, Effective April 3, 2008
SB 830 (Hunter) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; regulation and registration of mortgage loan officers; establish fees. Amends sec. 8 of 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1658).

Public Act 67 of 2008—Mortgage Protection, Effective April 3, 2008
SB 829 (Stamas) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; regulation and registration of mortgage loan officers; establish registration renewal process. Amends 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1651445.1684) by adding sec. 2b.

Public Act 66 of 2008—Mortgage Protection, Effective April 3, 2008
SB 828 (Clarke) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; regulation and registration of mortgage loan officers; revise definition section of mortgage broker act. Amends title & sec. 1a of 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1651a).

Public Act 65 of 2008—Mortgage Protection, Effective April 3, 2008
SB 827 (Richardville) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; violation of mortgage company act or secondary mortgage loan act; reflect reduction of penalty to misdemeanor. Amends sec. 14h, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.14h).

Public Act 64 of 2008—Mortgage Regulation, Effective April 3, 2008
SB 826 (Richardville) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; regulation of and registration of mortgage loan officers; create mortgage industry advisory board. Amends sec. 33 of 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1683).

Public Act 63 of 2008—Mortgage Loan Officer Investigation, Effective April 3, 2008
HB 5291 (Booher) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; regulation and registration of mortgage loan officers; revise provisions applicable to investigations by OFIS. Amends sec. 14 of 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1664).

Public Act 62 of 2008—Mortgage Loan Officer Regulation, Effective April 3, 2008
HB 5290 (Robertson) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; regulation and registration of mortgage loan officers; clarify authority of OFIS commissioner and revise administrative process concerning revocation or suspension of registration. Amends secs. 11 & 12 of 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1661 & 445.1662).

Public Act 61 of 2008—Mortgage Loan Officer Termination, Effective April 3, 2008
HB 5289 (Clemente) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; regulation and registration of mortgage loan officers; require notices when employment of loan officer is terminated. Amends 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1651445.1684) by adding sec. 2c.

Public Act 60 of 2008—Mortgage Officer Registration, Effective April 3, 2008
HB 5288 (Coulouris) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; regulation and registration of mortgage loan officers; establish registration application process. Amends 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1651445.1684) by adding sec. 2a.

Public Act 59 of 2008—Mortgage Officer Compensation, Effective April 3, 2008
HB 5287 (Jackson) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; regulation and registration of mortgage loan officers; revise compensation provisions. Amends sec. 2 of 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1652).

Public Act 58 of 2008—M.S.H.D.A. Loan Eligibility, Effective April 3, 2008
SB 1133 (Richardville) Housing; housing development authority; income qualifier for financing loan; increase. Amends sec. 44 of 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1444). TIE

Public Act 57 of 2008—Refinancing, Effective April 3, 2008
SB 948 (Hunter) Housing; housing development authority; refinancing program; allow housing development authority to offer. Amends sec. 44 of 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1444).

Public Act 56 of 2008—Housing Development, Effective April 3, 2008
HB 5446 (Schuitmaker) Housing; housing development authority; limitation on aggregate principal amount of notes and bonds; extend issuance date. Amends sec. 32 of 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1432).

Public Act 55 of 2008—Housing Finance, Effective April 3, 2008
SB 950 (Clarke) Housing; housing development authority; recapture tax fund; establish. Amends 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1401125.1499c) by adding sec. 24f.

Public Act 54 of 2008—Refinancing, Effective April 3, 2008
SB 951 (Thomas) Housing; housing development authority; financing for purchase of certain existing single-family residences; expand to include refinancing. Amends sec. 1 of 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1401).

Public Act 53 of 2008—Homes, Effective April 3, 2008
HB 5443 (Tobocman) Housing; housing development authority; waiver for bonds issued to refinance single family homes; provide for. Amends sec. 32a of 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1432a).

Public Act 52 of 2008—Telecommunication Act Sunset, Effective March 28, 2008
HB 5665 (Accavitti) Communications; telecommunications; sunset; eliminate. Amends title of 1991 PA 179 (MCL 484.2101484.2604) & repeals sec. 604 of 1991 PA 179 (MCL 484.2604).

Public Act 51 of 2008—Home Rule, Effective March 28, 2008
HB 4868 (Young) Cities; home rule; blight violations; expand to include right-of-way signage violations. Amends sec. 4q of 1909 PA 279 (MCL 117.4q).

Public Act 50 of 2008—Blight Violation Orders, Effective March 28, 2008
HB 5319 (Jackson) Local government; other; penalties for noncompliance with order; expand to include a blight violation under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 141b of 1917 PA 167 (MCL 125.541b).

Public Act 49 of 2008—Zoological Authority, Effective March 27, 2008
SB 1135 (Jacobs) Local government; authorities; zoological authority; permit any county to create. Creates new act.

Public Act 48 of 2008—Emergency Telephone Service Enabling Act, Effective January 1, 2008
SB 815 (Patterson) Communications; telecommunications; technical and operational charge for emergency telephone service enabling act; extend sunset. Amends sec. 401 of 1986 PA 32 (MCL 484.1401).

Public Act 47 of 2008—Clerk Marriage Authority, Effective March 27, 2008
SB 667 (Brown) Family law; marriage and divorce; persons authorized to solemnize marriage; allow county clerk in a county other than county in which clerk serves. Amends sec. 7 of 1846 RS 83 (MCL 551.7).

Public Act 46 of 2008—Child Protection Law Amendment, Effective March 27, 2008
SB 273 (Hardiman) Children; protection; procedure regarding follow-up to report of child abuse or neglect that involves a licensed or registered facility or home; clarify. Amends sec. 8 of 1975 PA 238 (MCL 722.628).

Public Act 45 of 2008—Volunteer Neighborhood Painting, Effective March 27, 2008
HB 4763 (Mayes) Health; poisons; painting of old houses by volunteer neighborhood groups; exempt from certification requirement of public health code. Amends sec. 5453 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.5453).

Public Act 44 of 2008—Corridor Improvement Authority Act, Effective March 27, 2008
SB 364 (Jacobs) Economic development; commercial redevelopment; corridor improvement authority act; modify. Amends secs. 2, 5, 6, 9, 18, 20, 22, 23 & 27 of 2005 PA 280 (MCL 125.2872 et seq.).

Public Act 43 of 2008—Child Car Seats for Children Under 8, Effective July 1, 2008
SB 82 (McManus) Vehicles; equipment; use of child safety restraint system or booster seat for certain children; require. Amends sec. 710e of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.710e).

Public Act 42 of 2008—State Conveyance of Property, Effective March 20, 2008
HB 5184 (Bauer) Property; conveyances; certain property previously conveyed by the state to the city of Lansing; receive from the city of Lansing and reconvey with altered usage restrictions. Creates new act.

Public Act 41 of 2008—Uniform Anatomical Gift Act, Effective March 17, 2008
HB 4945 (Calley) Health; anatomical gifts; amendments regarding revised uniform anatomical gift act; provide for in estates and protected individuals code. Amends secs. 3206, 5506, 5507, 5508 & 5510 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.3206 et seq.).

Public Act 40 of 2008—Uniform Anatomical Gift Act, Effective March 17, 2008
HB 4941 (Angerer) State; identification cards; amendments regarding revised uniform anatomical gift law; provide for in personal identification card law. Amends sec. 2 of 1972 PA 222 (MCL 28.292).

Public Act 39 of 2008—Uniform Anatomical Gift Act, Effective March 17, 2008
HB 4940 (Condino) Health; anatomical gifts; revised uniform anatomical gift law; create. Amends heading of pt. 101 & secs. 10101, 10102, 10103, 10104, 10105, 10106, 10107, 10108, 10109, 10204 & 20165 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.10101 et seq.); adds secs. 10110, 10111, 10112, 10113, 10114, 10115, 10116, 10117, 10118, 10119, 10120, 10121, 10122 & 10123 & repeals sec. 10102a of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.10102a).

Public Act 38 of 2008—Uniform Anatomical Gift Act, Effective March 17, 2008
SB 714 (Kahn) Health; anatomical gifts; amendments regarding revised uniform anatomical gift act; provide for in medical examiner law. Amends sec. 9 of 1953 PA 181 (MCL 52.209).

Public Act 37 of 2008—Uniform Anatomical Gift Act, Effective March 17, 2008
SB 713 (Allen) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain violations of the revised uniform anatomical gift act; enact. Amends sec. 13n, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.13n).

Public Act 36 of 2008—Uniform Anatomical Gift Act, Effective March 17, 2008
SB 712 (Clarke) Traffic control; driver license; amendments regarding revised uniform anatomical gift act; provide for in vehicle code. Amends secs. 307 & 310 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.307 & 257.310).

Public Act 35 of 2008—Downtown Development, Effective March 14, 2008
SB 1076 (Cropsey) Economic development; downtown development authorities; issuance of qualified refunding obligations; revise. Amends sec. 1 of 1975 PA 197 (MCL 125.1651).

Public Act 34 of 2008—Sale of Former Police Post in Lapeer County, Effective March 13, 2008
SB 523 (Gilbert) Property; conveyances; transfer of certain state owned property in Lapeer county; provide for. Creates land transfer act.

Public Act 33 of 2008—Consolidation of Land Use Planning Laws, Effective March 13, 2008
SB 206 (Birkholz) Provides for consolidation of land use planning laws. Repeals PA 285, 1931 (CL 125.31–125.45); PA 282, 1945 (CL 125.101–125.115); PA 168, 1959 (CL 125.321–125.333)

Public Act 32 of 2008—Identification Cards Requirements, Effective March 13, 2008
SB 966 (Brown) State; identification cards; personal identification cards; revise requirements for applications. Amends sec. 8 of 1972 PA 222 (MCL 28.298) & adds sec. 9a.

Public Act 31 of 2008—State Identification Cards, Effective March 13, 2008
SB 654 (Sanborn) State; identification cards; class 2 identification card; provide for. Amends secs. 1, 1a & 2 of 1972 PA 222 (MCL 28.291 et seq.).

Public Act 30 of 2008—Insurance Company Taxation, Effective March 13, 2008
SB 1062 (Sanborn) Business tax; other; taxation of captive insurance companies; exclude. Amends sec. 235 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1235).

Public Act 29 of 2008—Captive Insurance Companies, Effective March 13, 2008
SB 1061 (Sanborn) Insurance; other; captive insurance companies; regulate. Amends 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.100500.8302) by adding ch. 46, 47 & 48.

Public Act 28 of 2008—Public Employment Preference, Effective March 13, 2008
SB 750 (Basham) Veterans; employment; employment preference for honorably discharged veterans; modify residency requirement. Amends sec. 1 of 1897 PA 205 (MCL 35.401).

Public Act 27 of 2008—Snowmobile Noise Emission, Effective March 13, 2008
SB 530 (Allen) Recreation; outdoor activities; noise emission from snowmobiles; provide standard. Amends sec. 82126 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.82126).

Public Act 26 of 2008—Aviation Fuel, Effective March 13, 2008
HB 5583 (Schuitmaker) Aeronautics; other; certain aviation fuel; exempt from motor fuel tax. Amends secs. 30 & 94 of 2000 PA 403 (MCL 207.1030 & 207.1094).

Public Act 25 of 2008—Aviation Fuel, Effective March 13, 2008
HB 5582 (Bieda) Aeronautics; other; aviation fuel used for certain purposes; exempt from taxation. Amends sec. 203 of 1945 PA 327 (MCL 259.203).

Public Act 24 of 2008—Enhanced Driver's License, Effective March 13, 2008
HB 5536 (Clemente) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guideline for crime of fraudulent certification or statement in applying for enhanced driver license or enhanced official state identification card; establish. Amends sec. 11b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11b).

Public Act 23 of 2008—Driver's License Revision, Effective March 13, 2008
HB 5535 (Tobocman) Traffic control; other; enhanced driver license and enhanced official state personal identification card act; enact. Creates new act.

Public Act 22 of 2008—School Board Volunteers, Effective March 12, 2008
HB 4220 (Espinoza) Public employees and officers; ethics; school board member volunteer service in school district; allow under certain conditions. Amends sec. 3 of 1978 PA 566 (MCL 15.183).

Public Act 18 of 2008—Licensed Distributors of Agricultural Pesticides, Effective February 29, 2008
SB 682 (McManus) Agriculture; pesticides; distributors of agricultural pesticides; require to be licensed. Amends secs. 1301, 8302, 8303, 8310, 8317, 8325 & 8715 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.1301 et seq.) & adds sec. 8310a.

Public Act 17 of 2008—Veteran's Memorial Highway, M-62, Effective February 29, 2008
SB 630 (Jelinek) Highways; name; certain portion of M-62; designate as the "Veteran's Memorial Highway". Amends 2001 PA 142 (MCL 250.1001250.2080) by adding sec. 93.

Public Act 16 of 2008—Child Care Center Criminal Reporting, Effective June 1, 2008
SB 155 (Brown) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; crime of child care center or day care center employee failing to self-report certain felony charges; enact. Amends sec. 15g, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.15g).

Public Act 15 of 2008—Notification of Parents Concerning Child Care Violations/Investigations, Effective June 1, 2008
SB 97 (Hardiman) Children; child care; requirement for licensees and registrants to notify parents of complaints of rule violations and investigations; establish. Amends 1973 PA 116 (MCL 722.111722.128) by adding secs. 3f & 5h.

Public Act 14 of 2008—Agricultural Fertilizer Approval, Effective February 29, 2008
HB 5035 (Mayes) Agriculture; fertilizer; approval for ordinance regarding use of agricultural fertilizer; require by Michigan commission of agriculture. Amends sec. 8517 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.8517).

Public Act 13 of 2008—Definition of "Agricultural Use" for Fertilizer, Effective February 29, 2008
HB 5034 (Sheltrown) Agriculture; fertilizer; "agricultural use"; define. Amends sec. 8501 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.8501).

Public Act 12 of 2008—Zoning Enabling Act, Effective February 29, 2008
HB 5032 (Byrum) Land use; zoning and growth management; zoning enabling act; make corrective and technical revisions. Amends secs. 102, 103, 202, 208, 301, 401, 601, 604, 606 & 702 of 2006 PA 110 (MCL 125.3102 et seq.).

Public Act 11 of 2008—Sale of Liquor, Effective February 29, 2008
HB 4684 (Accavitti) Liquor; other; serving alcohol to an individual who is visibly intoxicated; clarify. Amends secs. 707, 801, 901, 906, 1015 & 1025 of 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1707 et seq.).

Public Act 10 of 2008—Larceny Crimes, Effective June 1, 2008
SB 565 (Gilbert) Crimes; larceny; shipping containers; include in crime of breaking and entering. Amends secs. 110 & 111 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.110 & 750.111).

Public Act 9 of 2008—Use of Electronic Communications in Non-Profit Corporations, Effective February 29, 2008
SB 123 (Sanborn) Businesses; nonprofit corporations; use of electronic communications; allow for nonprofit corporations. Amends secs. 106, 133, 141, 143, 151, 404, 405, 407, 413, 441, 446, 451, 521, 525, 1103 & 1144 of 1982 PA 162 (MCL 450.2106 et seq.) & adds sec. 406a.

Public Act 8 of 2008—Environmental Protection, Effective February 20, 2008
SB 92 (Basham) Environmental protection; permits; liquid industrial waste; exempt fats used to produce fuels. Amends secs. 12101, 12102, 12103, 12105, 12107, 12111, 12112 & 12113 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.12101 et seq.).

Public Act 7 of 2008—Driver's License Citizenship Disclosure, Effective February 15, 2008
HB 4505 (Ward) Traffic control; driver license; disclosure of citizenship on driver license; require. Amends secs. 303, 307, 307a, 310 & 314 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.303 et seq.).

Public Act 6 of 2008—Residential Builders-Owners, Effective February 12, 2008
SB 577 (Gilbert) Construction; housing; certain requirements for residential owner-builders to comply with prior to sale of structure; clarify. Creates new act.

Public Act 5 of 2008—Mobile Home Park Tax Penalties, Effective February 7, 2008
SB 111 (Jelinek) Mobile homes; other; penalties for park owners who fail to remit assessment tax; provide for. Amends sec. 41 of 1959 PA 243 (MCL 125.1041).

Public Act 4 of 2008—Neighborhood Enterprise Zones, Effective February 7, 2008
HB 5101 (Farrah) Economic development; neighborhood enterprise zones; eligibility; expand to include new facilities. Amends sec. 4 of 1992 PA 147 (MCL 207.774).

Public Act 3 of 2008—Commercial Redevelopment, Effective February 7, 2008
HB 5123 (Bieda) Economic development; commercial redevelopment; limit on certain powers to veto the creation of a district; provide for. Amends secs. 2 & 3 of 2005 PA 210 (MCL 207.842 & 207.843).

Public Act 1 of 2008—Referencing "Handicapped Person" in School Code, Effective January 16, 2008
SB 730 (Gleason) Education; other; reference to "handicapped person" in school code; revise to "person with a disability". Amends secs. 4, 5, 6, 504, 524, 605, 701, 1296, 1311, 1311g, 1321, 1701, 1701a, 1711, 1723, 1724, 1751, 1752, 1756, 1757 & 1761 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.4 et seq.).