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2012 Legislation Signed into Public Acts

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2012

Public Act 625 of 2012 – Governmental Energy Use, Effective March 28, 2013
HB 5727 (Haveman) State financing and management; purchasing; energy-based performance contracting for governmental energy use; require. Creates new act.

Public Act 624 of 2012 – Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1351 (Pappageorge) Courts; district court; certain district court districts; reorganize and consolidate. Amends secs. 8123 & 8132 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8123 & 600.8132).

Public Act 623 of 2012 – Corrections Code of 1953, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1315 (Proos) Criminal procedure; warrants; warrantless search of parolees; provide for. Amends sec. 36 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.236).

Public Act 622 of 2012 – Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1280 (Casperson) State agencies (existing); natural resources; economic and recreational activities on DNR-managed land; require DNR to maximize, and impose term limits on natural resources commission members. Amends secs. 501 & 503 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.501 & 324.503).

Public Act 621 of 2012 – State Trunk Line Fund, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1243 (Pappageorge) Economic development; other; appropriation of money from the transportation economic development fund to state trunk line fund; extend to 2013. Amends sec. 11 of 1987 PA 231 (MCL 247.911).

Public Act 620 of 2012 – Revised School Code, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 1239 (Hildenbrand) Education; financing; strict discipline academy access to long-term borrowing abilities; provide for. Amends secs. 1311b & 1311h of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1311b & 380.1311h).

Public Act 619 of 2012 – Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1238 (Booher) Natural resources; funding; procedures of proposed land acquisitions and developments; modify. Amends secs. 1902, 1905, 1907 & 1907a of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.1902 et seq.).

Public Act 618 of 2012 – Public Health Code, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1145 (Marleau) Occupations; physician's assistants; prescription of drugs by physician's assistant, practicing under the supervision of a licensed physician; clarify. Amends secs. 17048 & 17548 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.17048 & 333.17548).

Public Act 617 of 2012 – Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1179 (Proos) Courts; court of appeals; certain fees collected by the state court of appeals; allow to be used to implement the probation swift and sure sanctions act. Amends sec. 321 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.321).

Public Act 616 of 2012 – Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1141 (Proos) Criminal procedure; probation; sanctions to probation violations; implement. Amends 1927 PA 175 (MCL 760.1 - 777.69) by adding ch. XIA.

Public Act 615 of 2012 – Energy Assistance to Low-Income Households, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 1135 (Caswell) Human services; services or financial assistance; program to provide energy assistance for low-income households; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 614 of 2012 – Probate Code of 1939, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1132 (Pappageorge) Children; adoption; petition for adoption; allow a married spouse to adopt an adult individually under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 24, ch. X of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.24).

Public Act 613 of 2012 – Day Parole of Prisoners, Effective March 1, 2013
SB 1307 (Jones) Criminal procedure; sentencing; verification of school enrollment or employment of individual released from jail to attend school or for employment purposes; amend day parole act to require and provide for conditions of release. Amends sec. 1 of 1962 PA 60 (MCL 801.251) & adds sec. 1a.

Public Act 612 of 2012 – Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective March 1, 2013
SB 1127 (Jones) Corrections; other; verification of school enrollment or employment of individual placed on school or work release while on probation; require. Amends sec. 3, ch. XI of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 771.3) & adds sec. 3d to ch. XI.

Public Act 611 of 2012 – Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective March 1, 2013
SB 1357 (Jones) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for violations to certain work release regulations; enact. Amends sec. 17f, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.17f).

Public Act 610 of 2012 – Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 1126 (Jones) Corrections; prisoners; electronic monitoring of certain participants in work release programs; require. Amends 1927 PA 175 (MCL 760.1 - 777.69) by adding sec. 3e to ch. XI.

Public Act 609 of 2012 – Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 1118 (Hune) Torts; medical malpractice; statute of limitations; revise period of limitations for survival actions and disallow prejudgment interest on attorney fees and costs. Amends secs. 2912e, 5852 & 6013 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2912e et seq.).

Public Act 608 of 2012 – Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 1115 (Kahn) Torts; medical malpractice; procedures for entry of damage awards; modify and clarify. Amends secs. 1483, 2959, 6306 & 6307 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1483 et seq.) & adds sec. 6306a.

Public Act 607 of 2012 – Social Welfare Act, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1386 (Caswell) Human services; services or financial assistance; assistance program; clarify the family independence program assistance eligibility requirements. Amend sec. 57a of 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.57a).

Public Act 606 of 2012 – Revised School Code, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1051 (Hune) Education; board members; board members to abstain from voting on financial issues or contracts when a conflict of interest exists; require. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1203.

Public Act 605 of 2012 – Michigan Business Tax Act, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1037 (Brandenburg) Michigan business tax; administration; gross receipts, tax base, income, credits, and apportionment provisions; modify, and clarify original intent. Amends secs. 111, 113, 201, 305, 403, 413, 433 & 511 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.111 et seq.).

Public Act 604 of 2012 – Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1022 (Booher) Property tax; other; payment in lieu of taxes on certain state-owned land; revise. Amends secs. 2154 & 51106 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.2154 & 324.51106).

Public Act 603 of 2012 – Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1021 (Casperson) Property tax; other; payment in lieu of taxes on certain state-owned land; increase, and prohibit prorated payments. Amends secs. 2150 & 2153 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.2150 & 324.2153).

Public Act 602 of 2012 – Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1008 (Moolenaar) Water; other; groundwater dispute resolution program; restore. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101 - 324.90106) by adding pt. 317.

Public Act 601 of 2012 – Michigan Business Tax Act, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1006 (Jansen) Michigan business tax; gross receipts; treatment of certain payments to subcontractors as purchases from other firms; clarify. Amends sec. 113 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1113).

Public Act 600 of 2012 – Child Custody Act of 1970, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1000 (Moolenaar) Family law; parenting time; parenting time in a country not a party to the Hague convention on the civil aspects of international child abduction; prohibit. Amends sec. 7a of 1970 PA 91 (MCL 722.27a).

Public Act 599 of 2012 – Corrections Code of 1953, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 0878 (Proos) Corrections; other; use of a certain youth correctional facility to house adult inmates; provide for. Amends secs. 29, 63, 63a, 69a & 70 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.229 et seq.).

Public Act 598 of 2012 – Corrections Code of 1953, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 0645 (Kahn) Corrections; prisoners; prisoners receiving or possessing certain items; prohibit. Amends 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.201 - 791.285) by adding sec. 69.

Public Act 597 of 2012 – Income Tax Act of 1967, Effective January 1, 2013
SB 0409 (Hansen) Income tax; deductions; certain pension income; exclude. Amends sec. 30 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.30).

Public Act 596 of 2012 – Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 0192 (Casperson) Probate; wills and estates; estate administration fee; allow deduction for amount of mortgage on real property. Amends sec. 871 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.871).

Public Act 595 of 2012 – The Revised School Code, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1114 (Emmons) Education; curricula; opt-out from instruction regarding child sexual abuse and opportunity for parental preview; provide for. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1505a.

Public Act 594 of 2012 – The Revised School Code, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1113 (Warren) Education; school districts; school district policy regarding child sex abuse and suggested instruction and training in child sex abuse prevention; provide for. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1505.

Public Act 593 of 2012 – Child Protection Law, Effective January 9, 2013
SB 1112 (Proos) Children; protection; task force on the prevention of sexual abuse of children; create. Amends 1975 PA 238 (MCL 722.621 - 722.638) by adding sec. 12b.

Public Act 592 of 2012 – Michigan Vehicle Code, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 0756 (Walker) Traffic control; driver license; individuals with level 2 graduated driver license; prohibit cell phone use while operating a vehicle. Amends secs. 320a & 732 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.320a & 257.732) & adds sec. 602c.

Public Act 591 of 2012 – Private Security Business and Security Alarm Act, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 1321 (Jones) Occupations; security guards; reporting crimes to law enforcement; require. Amends 1968 PA 330 (MCL 338.1051 - 338.1092) by adding sec. 17a.

Public Act 590 of 2012 – Court-Appointed Social Services, Effective January 7, 2013
SB 1240 (Hildenbrand) Torts; liability; social services agency; grant immunity for providing child social welfare programs. Creates new act.

Public Act 589 of 2012 – Michigan Vehicle Code, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 1121 (Caswell) Vehicles; agricultural equipment; definition of implement of husbandry; expand. Amends secs. 21, 59 & 73 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.21 et seq.).

Public Act 588 of 2012 – Mobile Home Commission Act, Effective January 7, 2013
SB 1091 (Kowall) Mobile homes; title; duplicate title for mobile home; require certification and information to verify the identity of individual submitting electronic request. Amends secs. 2 & 30a of 1987 PA 96 (MCL 125.2302 & 125.2330a).

Public Act 587 of 2012 – Metropolitan District Act, Effective January 7, 2013
HB 4122 (Hammel) Elections; other; metropolitan district elections; revise. Amends secs. 3, 4, 7, 9 & 13 of 1929 PA 312 (MCL 119.3 et seq.) & adds sec. 2a.

Public Act 586 of 2012 – Michigan Election Law, Effective January 7, 2013
HB 4121 (Hammel) Elections; other; metropolitan district elections; provide for under the Michigan election law. Amends secs. 24a, 509q, 558, 659, 699, 863, 960 & 968 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.24a et seq.) & adds sec. 17 & ch. XVIIA.

Public Act 585 of 2012 – Prepayment Collection Process, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 0264 (Hildenbrand) Use tax; collections; prepayment collection process; revise. Amends sec. 6 of 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.96).

Public Act 584 of 2012 – Rental-Purchase Agreements, Effective January 3, 2013
HB 5892 (Schmidt, W.) Consumer protection; consumer leases; fee to reinstate after missing a payment; limit and clarify reinstatement rights. Amends secs. 7, 8 & 20 of 1984 PA 424 (MCL 445.957 et seq.).

Public Act 583 of 2012 – Criminal Procedure, Effective March 1, 2013
SB 1313 (Hansen) Criminal procedure; discovery; child pornography discovery; clarify access and disclosure procedures. Amends sec. 145c of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.145c).

Public Act 582 of 2012 – Statute of Limitations Against Lawyers, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1296 (Schuitmaker) Civil procedure; statute of limitations; statute of repose for actions against an attorney-at-law or a law firm; enact. Amends sec. 5838 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.5838) & adds sec. 5838b.

Public Act 581 of 2012 – Private Security Business & Security Alarm Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1292 (Hildenbrand) Occupations; alarm systems; wireless security, monitoring, and control services providers; exclude from private security business and security alarm act. Amends sec. 2 of 1968 PA 330 (MCL 338.1052).

Public Act 580 of 2012 – Regulation of Internet Protocol-Enabled Security, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1291 (Hildenbrand) Occupations; alarm systems; regulation of internet protocol-enabled security, monitoring, and control services providers; provide for. Creates new act.

Public Act 579 of 2012 – Sunset for Shared-Work Plan, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1267 (Caswell) Employment security; benefits; sunset for shared-work plan; remove. Amends sec. 28c of 1936 (Ex Sess) PA 1 (MCL 421.28c).

Public Act 578 of 2012 – Michigan Civilian Conservation Corps Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1265 (Green) Natural resources; other; Michigan civilian conservation corps; modify, and authorize another entity to establish and operate a Michigan civilian conservation corps. Amends secs. 11 & 12a of 1984 PA 22 (MCL 409.311 & 409.312a).

Public Act 577 of 2012 – Michigan Civilian Conservation Corps Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1264 (Warren) Natural resources; other; Michigan civilian conservation corps; modify program and authorize another entity to establish and operate a Michigan civilian conservation corps. Amends 1984 PA 22 (MCL 409.301 - 409.313) by adding secs. 25 & 26.

Public Act 576 of 2012 – Michigan Civilian Conservation Corps Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1263 (Pavlov) Natural resources; other; Michigan civilian conservation corps; modify, and authorize another entity to establish and operate a Michigan civilian conservation corps. Amends sec. 13 of 1984 PA 22 (MCL 409.313); adds sec. 14 & ch. II & repeals secs. 6 & 12 of 1984 PA 22 (MCL 409.306 & 409.312).

Public Act 575 of 2012 – Michigan Civilian Conservation Corps Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1262 (Casperson) Natural resources; other; Michigan civilian conservation corps act; modify program and authorize another entity to establish and operate a Michigan civilian conservation corps. Amends secs. 5, 7, 8 & 9 of 1984 PA 22 (MCL 409.305 et seq.) & adds sec. 6a.

Public Act 574 of 2012 – Michigan Civilian Conservation Corps Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1261 (Hansen) Natural resources; other; Michigan civilian conservation corps; modify program and authorize another entity to establish and operate a Michigan civilian conservation corps. Amends secs. 2, 3 & 4 of 1984 PA 22 (MCL 409.302 et seq.) & adds heading for ch. I.

Public Act 573 of 2012 – General Sales Tax Act, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 1337 (Jansen) Sales tax; exemptions; exemptions for fund-raising by nonprofits and charities; clarify. Amends sec. 4q of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.54q).

Public Act 572 of 2012 – Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1324 (Hune) Insurance; no-fault; motor vehicle claims act; amend to reflect transfer of duties regarding self-insurers from the secretary of state to the insurance commissioner. Amends sec. 2 of 1965 PA 198 (MCL 257.1102).

Public Act 571 of 2012 – Municipal Self-Insurance Pools, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1323 (Hune) Insurance; no-fault; act allowing municipal self-insurance pools; amend to reflect transfer of duties regarding self-insurers from the secretary of state to the insurance commissioner. Amends sec. 9 of 1951 PA 35 (MCL 124.9).

Public Act 570 of 2012 – Motor Bus Transportation Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1322 (Hune) Transportation; other; amendment of motor bus transportation act to reflect transfer of duties regarding self-insurers from the secretary of state to the insurance commissioner; provide for. Amends sec. 9 of 1982 PA 432 (MCL 474.109).

Public Act 569 of 2012 – Business Corporation Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1320 (Kowall) Businesses; professional corporations; regulation of professional corporations; recodify in business corporation act and make general revisions. Amends secs. 105, 106, 108, 109, 123, 201, 202, 211, 241, 405, 488, 528, 564b, 565, 569, 611, 631, 641, 642, 643, 703a, 753, 762, 776, 781, 784, 804, 911, 1021, 1035 & 1041 of 1972 PA 284 (MCL 450.1105 et seq.); adds sec. 529 & ch. 2A & repeals 1962 PA 192 (MCL 450.221 - 450.235).

Public Act 568 of 2012 – Michigan Limited Liability Company Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1319 (Jones) Businesses; professional corporations; citation to professional service corporation act in limited liability company act; revise. Amends secs. 102 & 902 of 1993 PA 23 (MCL 450.4102 & 450.4902).

Public Act 567 of 2012 – Carrying on of Business Under an Assumed Name, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1318 (Schuitmaker) Businesses; professional corporations; citation to professional service corporation act in assumed name statute; revise. Amends sec. 4 of 1907 PA 101 (MCL 445.4).

Public Act 566 of 2012 – Occupational Code, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1317 (Kowall) Businesses; professional corporations; citation to professional service corporation act in occupational code; revise. Amends sec. 721 of 1980 PA 299 (MCL 339.721).

Public Act 565 of 2012 – Probate Code of 1939, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1232 (Emmons) Children; adoption; Michigan Indian family preservation act (MIFPA); create. Amends 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.21 - 712A.32) by adding ch. XIIB.

Public Act 564 of 2012 – Crime Victims Rights Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1211 (Green) Crime victims; rights; victim notification of paroled prisoner escape, commutation, death, or parole board hearing; require. Amends secs. 19, 20 & 21 of 1985 PA 87 (MCL 780.769 et seq.).

Public Act 563 of 2012 – Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1206 (Casperson) Environmental protection; solid waste; bulk biosolids of exceptional quality; exempt from certain rules concerning cumulative loading, management practices, and reporting. Amends sec. 3131 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.3131).

Public Act 562 of 2012 – Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1158 (Hildenbrand) Water; quality; transfer of money from the Great Lakes water quality bond fund; modify distributions. Amends sec. 19708 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.19708).

Public Act 561 of 2012 – Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1157 (Pavlov) Water; quality; safe drinking water revolving fund; revise designation of disadvantaged community and modify points awarded for funding priorities. Amends secs. 5402 & 5406 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.5402 & 324.5406).

Public Act 560 of 2012 – Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1156 (Proos) Water; quality; state water pollution control revolving fund; modify definition of disadvantaged community to be eligible for clean water assistance. Amends secs. 5301 & 5303 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.5301 & 324.5303) & repeals sec. 5315 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.5315).

Public Act 559 of 2012 – Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 1155 (Kowall) Water; quality; strategic water quality initiatives fund; modify grant and loan programs. Amends secs. 5201, 5202, 5203 & 5204 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.5201 et seq.) & adds secs. 5204e & 5204f.

Public Act 558 of 2012 – Process Server Fees, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 1043 (Nofs) Civil procedure; service of process; process server fees; revise, and allow fees for certain additional services. Amends sec. 2559 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2559).

Public Act 557 of 2012 – Safe Drinking Water Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 0942 (Green) Environmental protection; other; safe drinking water act; make subject to environmental leaders program. Amends sec. 23 of 1976 PA 399 (MCL 325.1023). TIE

Public Act 556 of 2012 – Public Health Code, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 0941 (Casperson) Environmental protection; solid waste; public health code; make parts concerning medical waste and radiation control subject to environmental leaders program. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding secs. 13537 & 13832.

Public Act 555 of 2012 – Management and Budget Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 0940 (Proos) State financing and management; purchasing; priority consideration; grant to companies in environmental leaders program. Amends sec. 261 of 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1261).

Public Act 554 of 2012 – Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 0939 (Meekhof) Environmental protection; permits; environmental leader program; establish in statute and provide incentives. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101 - 324.90106) by adding pt. 14.

Public Act 553 of 2012 – Revise Judicature Act of 1961, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 0895 (Green) Civil procedure; execution; educational trusts and accounts; provide exemption from execution, garnishment, and attachment. Amends sec. 6023 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.6023).

Public Act 552 of 2012 – Insurance Code of 1956, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 0859 (Hildenbrand) Insurance; other; sale of portable electronics insurance; regulate as limited lines insurance, and provide for licensing of producers. Amends sec. 1201 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.1201) & adds ch. 29A.

Public Act 551 of 2012 – September Primary Election, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 0811 (Hansen) Villages; general law; references to September primary election; remove. Amends secs. 4 & 5, ch. II & sec. 3, ch. V of 1895 PA 3 (MCL 62.4 et seq.).

Public Act 550 of 2012 – The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective April 1, 2013
SB 0633 (Smith) Criminal procedure; probation; retention of nonpublic records during period of diversion for certain crimes; clarify. Amends sec. 4a, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.4a).

Public Act 549 of 2012 – The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective April 1, 2013
SB 0632 (Bieda) Criminal procedure; probation; retention of nonpublic records during period of diversion for a controlled substance violation; require. Amends sec. 7411 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.7411).

Public Act 548 of 2012 – The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective April 1, 2013
SB 0631 (Schuitmaker) Criminal procedure; probation; retention of nonpublic records during period of diversion for a controlled substance violation; clarify. Amends sec. 350a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.350a).

Public Act 547 of 2012 – The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective April 1, 2013
SB 0630 (Jones) Criminal procedure; probation; retention and release of nonpublic records of an arrest, diversion, discharge, or dismissal of certain controlled substance cases; clarify. Amends sec. 1070 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1070).

Public Act 546 of 2012 – Unarmed Combat Regulatory Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 0577 (Hune) Occupations; athletics; unarmed combat regulatory act; provide for confidentiality of information and make other general revisions. Amends secs. 20 & 33 of 2004 PA 403 (MCL 338.3620 & 338.3633) & adds sec. 61a.

Public Act 545 of 2012 – Estates and Protected Individuals Code, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 0539 (Schuitmaker) Probate; guardians and conservators; appointment in this state of guardians and conservators appointed in other jurisdictions; allow. Amends secs. 5313 & 5433 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.5313 & 700.5433) & adds secs. 5202a & 5301a.

Public Act 544 of 2012 – Regulation of Annuity Sales, Effective June 1, 2013
SB 0467 (Jones) Insurance; annuities; regulation of annuity sales; provide for. Amends secs. 4151, 4153, 4155 & 4165 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.4151 et seq.); adds secs. 4158, 4159, 4160, 4161 & 4162 & ch. 41B & repeals sec. 4157 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.4157).

Public Act 543 of 2012 – Michigan Vehicle Code, Effective March 31, 2013
SB 0353 (Robertson) Traffic control; violations; any intoxicating substance; include in definition of "operating while intoxicated". Amends sec. 625 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.625).

Public Act 542 of 2012 – Insurance Code of 1956, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 0321 (Jones) Insurance; no-fault; medical marihuana coverage in insurance policies; exempt required coverage for. Amends sec. 3107 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.3107).

Public Act 541 of 2012 – Juvenile Competency Standards, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 0246 (Schuitmaker) Juveniles; criminal procedure; juvenile competency standards; revise. Amends sec. 1, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.1) & adds secs. 18n, 18o, 18p, 18q, 18r & 18s to ch. XIIA.

Public Act 540 of 2012 – Juvenile Competency Standards, Effective March 28, 2013
HB 4555 (Lipton) Juveniles; criminal procedure; juvenile competency and culpability; clarify. Amends secs. 498d, 498e & 498h of 1974 PA 258 (MCL 330.1498d et seq.) & adds secs. 1060, 1060a, 1060b, 1060c, 1062, 1064, 1066, 1068, 1070, 1072 & 1074.

Public Act 539 of 2012 – The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective April 1, 2013
SB 0380 (Hildenbrand) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of failure to report a dead body with purpose of concealing fact of or cause of death; provide for. Amends sec. 13k, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.13k).

Public Act 538 of 2012 – The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective April 1, 2013
SB 0231 (Schuitmaker) Crimes; other; discovery of a dead body; require to notify law enforcement under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 2841 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.2841).

Public Act 537 of 2012 – Mark V. Ingram II Freeway, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 0056 (Gleason) Highways; name; renaming a portion of M-21; designate as "Mark V. Ingram II Freeway". Amends 2001 PA 142 (MCL 250.1001 - 250.2080) by adding sec. 1059.

Public Act 536 of 2012 – The Management and Budget Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 0802 (Colbeck) State financing and management; budget; state departments' transparency; create financial reporting website. Amends 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1101 - 18.1594) by adding sec. 141a.

Public Act 535 of 2012 – The Management and Budget Act, Effective January 2, 2013
SB 0021 (Schuitmaker) State financing and management; purchasing; searchable database listing all state expenditures; create. Amends 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1101 - 18.1594) by adding sec. 447.

Public Act 534 of 2012 – The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective April 2, 2013
HB 5695 (Oakes) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain arson violations; enact. Amends sec. 16c, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16c).

Public Act 533 of 2012 – The Michigan Penal Code, Effective April 2, 2013
HB 5694 (Graves) Crimes; arson; certain arson violations; revise elements of crimes and provide for increased penalties. Amends secs. 77, 78 & 79 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.77 et seq.).

Public Act 532 of 2012 – The Michigan Penal Code, Effective April 2, 2013
HB 5693 (Cotter) Crimes; arson; certain arson violations; revise elements of crimes and provide for increased penalties. Amends secs. 74, 75 & 76 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.74 et seq.).

Public Act 531 of 2012 – The Michigan Penal Code, Effective April 2, 2013
HB 5692 (Walsh) Crimes; arson; certain arson violations; revise elements of crimes and provide for increased penalties. Amends secs. 71, 72 & 73 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.71 et seq.).

Public Act 530 of 2012 – Health Care Sharing Ministries, Effective January 1, 2013
HB 5805 (Lyons) Insurance; health; health care sharing ministries freedom to share act; enact to recognize ministries and provide they are not engaging in the business of insurance. Creates new act.

Public Act 529 of 2012 – County Road Commission, Effective March 28, 2013
HB 5487 (Potvin) Traffic control; violations; authority of authorized agent of a county road commission; expand. Amends secs. 42 & 726c of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.42 & 257.726c).

Public Act 528 of 2012 – Open Meetings Act, Effective December 28, 2012
HB 5459 (Opsommer) Civil rights; open meetings; requirement for 18-hour notice for special meetings; clarify definition of accessible posting. Amends sec. 5 of 1976 PA 267 (MCL 15.265).

Public Act 527 of 2012 – Set-Aside Convictions for Juvenile Adjudications, Effective December 28, 2012
HB 5600 (Haveman) Juveniles; criminal procedure; set-aside convictions for juvenile adjudications; clarify eligibility. Amends sec. 18e, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.18e).

Public Act 526 of 2012 – New Employee Training for Corrections Officers, Effective December 28, 2012
HB 5422 (Haveman) Corrections; employees; new employee training for corrections officers; allow to be provided by certain colleges under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 12 of 1982 PA 415 (MCL 791.512) & adds sec. 15a.

Public Act 525 of 2012 – Landlocked Cemeteries, Effective December 28, 2012
HB 5404 (Zorn) Land use; land division; landlocked cemeteries; prohibit in land division and platting processes. Amends secs. 109 & 182 of 1967 PA 288 (MCL 560.109 & 560.182).

Public Act 524 of 2012 – Principal Residence Exemption, Effective December 28, 2012
HB 4446 (O’Brien) Property tax; principal residence exemption; filing deadline and proration exemption; provide for. Amends sec. 7cc of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7cc).

Public Act 523 of 2012 – Michigan Election Law, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 0810 (Hansen) Elections; local; village elections to be held in November; require, and permit cities to hold elections in even years. Amends secs. 4, 381 & 642a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.4 et seq.) & repeals sec. 500f of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.500f).

Public Act 522 of 2012 – Michigan Vehicle Code, Effective December 28, 2012
SB 0265 (Casperson) Traffic control; violations; weight restriction during frost restriction periods; provide exemption for trucks transporting heating fuel under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 722 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.722).

Public Act 521 of 2012 – Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Effective December 28, 2012
SB 1172 (Booher) Civil procedure; foreclosure; mortgage modification negotiation procedures; extend sunset provision. Amends secs. 3204 & 3205e of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.3204 & 600.3205e).

Public Act 520 of 2012 – Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective December 28, 2012
SB 1350 (Casperson) Natural resources; hunting; gray wolf; include in game list and authorize hunting season. Amends secs. 40103, 40118, 43503 & 43507 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.40103 et seq.) & adds secs. 40110b & 43528b.

Public Act 519 of 2012 – State Building Authority, Effective December 28, 2012
HB 5830 (Kowall) State financing and management; authorities; state building authority; modify to comply with capital outlay reforms. Amends secs. 3, 5, 7 & 8 of 1964 PA 183 (MCL 830.413 et seq.).

Public Act 518 of 2012 – Multi-Department Supplemental Appropriations, Effective December 28, 2012
HB 5367 (Moss) Appropriations; zero budget; multidepartment supplemental appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2012-2013. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 517 of 2012 – Bid Proposals with the State, Effective April 1, 2013
SB 1024 (Kahn) State financing and management; purchasing; engaging in contracts with companies that have business activities in Iran; prohibit. Creates new act.

Public Act 516 of 2012 – The State School Aid Act of 1979, Effective December 28, 2012
SB 0969 (Proos) School aid; membership; special pupil membership count and seat time exception for qualifying dropout recovery program; provide for. Amends secs. 6 & 101 of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1606 & 388.1701) & adds sec. 23a.

Public Act 515 of 2012 – Emergency Management Assistance Agreement, Effective December 28, 2012
HB 5801 (Franz) State; interstate compacts and agreements; state and province emergency management assistance agreement; establish. Creates new act.

Public Act 514 of 2012 – Photograph on Medical Marihuana Card, Effective April 1, 2013
HB 4834 (Haines) Health; medical marihuana; photograph on medical marihuana card; require. Amends sec. 6 of 2008 IL 1 (MCL 333.26426).

Public Act 513 of 2012 – Medical Marihuana Sentencing, Effective April 1, 2013
HB 4853 (McBroom) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of selling or providing medical marihuana to unprescribed user; implement. Amends sec. 13n, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.13n).

Public Act 512 of 2012 – Bona Fide Physician-Patient Relationship, Effective April 1, 2013
HB 4851 (Cavanagh) Health; medical marihuana; definition of "bona fide physician-patient relationship"; clarify. Amends sec. 3 of 2008 IL 1 (MCL 333.26423).

Public Act 511 of 2012 – Strategic Water Quality Initiatives Fund, Tie-barred to bills not yet signed
HB 5673 (Pscholka) Water; quality; strategic water quality initiatives fund; modify grant and loan programs. Amends secs. 5201, 5202, 5203 & 5204 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.5201 et seq.) & adds secs. 5204e & 5204f.

Public Act 510 of 2012 – Downtown Development Authorities, Effective December 28, 2012
HB 5557 (O’Brien) Economic development; downtown development authorities; capture of certain taxes; modify. Amends sec. 13c of 1975 PA 197 (MCL 125.1663c).

Public Act 509 of 2012 – Prepaid Sales Tax on Gasoline, Effective March 28, 2013
HB 5817 (Opsommer) Sales tax; collections; regulations on prepaid sales tax on gasoline; modify. Amends sec. 6a of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.56a).

Public Act 508 of 2012 – Standards for Fingerprinting, Effective March 28, 2013
HB 5315 (Somerville) Mental health; other; standards for fingerprinting, photographing, audiorecording, and using 1-way glass for recipients of mental health services; modify, and regulate video surveillance in psychiatric hospitals. Amends sec. 724 of 1974 PA 258 (MCL 330.1724).

Public Act 507 of 2012 – Michigan Transportation Fund, Effective December 28, 2012
HB 5313 (Jacobsen) Transportation; funds; conditions to receive funding from Michigan transportation fund; modify. Amends 1973 PA 139 (MCL 45.551 - 45.573) by adding sec. 4a.

Public Act 506 of 2012 – Receipt of Transportation Funds, Effective December 28, 2012
HB 5302 (Schmidt, R.) Transportation; funds; local road agencies; require adoption of best practices and asset management standards as a condition of receiving funds. Amends 1951 PA 51 (MCL 247.651 - 247.675) by adding sec. 18j.

Public Act 505 of 2012 – Appraisal Management Companies, Effective April 1, 2014
HB 4975 (O’Brien) Occupations; appraisers; appraisal management companies; regulate. Amends 1980 PA 299 (MCL 339.101 - 339.2919) by adding art. 26A.

Public Act 504 of 2012 – Stille-DeRossett-Hale Single State Construction Code Act, Effective March 28, 2013
HB 4561 (Haveman) Construction; code; promulgation of rules; modify to a 6-year cycle. Amends sec. 4 of 1972 PA 230 (MCL 125.1504).

Public Act 503 of 2012 – Repeal of the Savings and Loan Act of 1980, Effective December 28, 2012
HB 5835 (Farrington) Financial institutions; savings and loan associations; savings and loan act of 1980; repeal. Repeals 1980 PA 307 (MCL 491.102 - 491.1202).

Public Act 502 of 2012 – Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, Effective December 28, 2012
SB 1210 (Kowall) Economic development; brownfield redevelopment authority; community revitalization program and historic resources; include and provide other general amendments. Amends secs. 2, 4, 8, 13, 15 & 16 of 1996 PA 381 (MCL 125.2652 et seq.) & adds sec. 8a.

Public Act 501 of 2012 – Public Health Code, Effective January 1, 2013
HB 4863 (Poleski) Health; substance abuse treatment; local substance abuse treatment coordinating agencies; eliminate, and refer to substance abuse services provided by community mental health services programs. Amends secs. 7408a, 16106a, 16221 & 18214 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.7408a et seq.).

Public Act 500 of 2012 – Mental Health Code, Effective December 12, 2013
HB 4862 (Poleski) Mental health; community mental health; merger of mental health and substance abuse services; provide for. Amends secs. 100b, 206 & 208 of 1974 PA 258 (MCL 330.1100b et seq.) & repeals art. 6 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.6101 - 333.6523).

Public Act 499 of 2012 – Public Health Code, Effective March 31, 2013
HB 5711 (Rendon) Health; abortion; law regulating abortions; clarify, and include provisions relating to medical abortions, screening for coercion to abort, liability insurance requirements, regulation of clinics as freestanding surgical outpatient facilities, disposition of fetal remains, and penalties. Amends secs. 2803, 2804, 2834, 2848, 13807, 16221, 16226, 16299, 17015, 17515 & 20115 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.2803 et seq.) & adds secs. 2836, 2854, 17015a, 17017, 17019, 17517 & 17519.

Public Act 498 of 2012 – Michigan Vehicle Code, Effective March 28, 2013
HB 5668 (Jacobsen) Vehicles; title; requirement for possession by dealer acquiring vehicle for resale; modify, and make general revisions to title transfer provision. Amends secs. 217 & 235 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.217 & 257.235) & adds sec. 235b.

Public Act 497 of 2012 – The General Property Tax Act, Effective December 28, 2012
HB 4753 (Pettalia) Property tax; assessments; assessment cap on property if transferred to immediate family member and use does not change; retain. Amends sec. 27a of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.27a).

Public Act 496 of 2012 – Michigan Employment Security Act, Effective December 28, 2012
HB 4726 (Pscholka) Employment security; benefits; volunteer firefighters compensation; exclude from unemployment benefit calculation. Amends sec. 27 of 1936 (Ex Sess) PA 1 (MCL 421.27).

Public Act 495 of 2012 – Community College Act of 1966, Effective December 28, 2012
HB 4496 (Walsh) Higher education; community colleges; granting of baccalaureate degrees in certain fields; allow. Amends secs. 105 & 121 of 1966 PA 331 (MCL 389.105 & 389.121).

Public Act 494 of 2012 – The General Property Tax Act, Effective December 28, 2012
HB 4134 (O’Brien) Property tax; exemptions; unoccupied new construction; exempt for certain period. Amends 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.1 - 211.155) by adding sec. 7pp.

Public Act 493 of 2012 – Michigan Employment Security Act, Effective December 28, 2012
SB 1272 (Jansen) Employment security; contribution rate; distribution of contributions; modify. Amends sec. 13 of 1936 (Ex Sess) PA 1 (MCL 421.13).

Public Act 492 of 2012 – Public Employee Retirement Benefit Protection Act, Effective December 28, 2012
SB 1189 (Jansen) Retirement; pension oversight; equal treatment of elected members of a public employee retirement system governing board; establish. Amends title of 2002 PA 100 (MCL 38.1681 - 38.1689) & adds sec. 8a

Public Act 491 of 2012 – Pure Michigan Vehicle Plates, Effective December 28, 2012
SB 1180 (Hansen) Vehicles; registration plates; use of "Pure Michigan" brand on standard design registration plates; allow. Amends sec. 224 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.224).

Public Act 490 of 2012 – Plant Rehabilitation, Effective December 28, 2012
SB 1148 (Caswell) Economic development; plant rehabilitation; exception for tax abatements for certain local governmental units; provide for. Amends sec. 9 of 1974 PA 198 (MCL 207.559).

Public Act 489 of 2012 – Sale of Ypsilanti State Police Post, Effective December 28, 2012
SB 1133 (Warren) Property; conveyances; sale of Ypsilanti state police post; provide for. Creates new act.

Public Act 488 of 2012 – Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective December 28, 2012
SB 1031 (Casperson) Natural resources; forests; provision related to use of municipal forest property; expand to allow recreational activities on property. Amends secs. 52702 & 52706 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.52702 & 324.52706).

Public Act 487 of 2012 – Indemnity Clauses for Livestock Killed by Wildlife, Effective December 28, 2012
SB 0996 (Casperson) Agriculture; animals; indemnity clauses for livestock and domestic animals killed by wildlife; provide for. Creates new act.

Public Act 486 of 2012 – Frank J. Kelley Walkway, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 0988 (Bieda) State; buildings; pedestrian walkway between the Michigan state capitol and the Michigan hall of justice; designate as the "Frank J. Kelley Promenade". Creates new act.

Public Act 485 of 2012 – Powers of Appointment Act of 1967, Effective December 28, 2012
SB 0980 (Jones) Probate; trusts; powers of appointment; revise. Amends secs. 2, 5, 12, 14 & 20 of 1967 PA 224 (MCL 556.112 et seq.) & adds sec. 5a.

Public Act 484 of 2012 – Personal Property Trust Perpetuities Act, Effective December 28, 2012
SB 0979 (Schuitmaker) Probate; trusts; personal property trust perpetuities act; modify to account for decanted trusts. Amends secs. 2 & 3 of 2008 PA 148 (MCL 554.92 & 554.93).

Public Act 483 of 2012 – Estates and Protected Individuals Code, Effective December 28, 2012
SB 0978 (Schuitmaker) Probate; trusts; trust decanting; allow. Amends secs. 7103, 7401, 7602, 7603 & 7815 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.7103 et seq.) & adds sec. 7820a.

Public Act 482 of 2012 – General Property Tax Act, Effective December 28, 2012
SB 0972 (Hildenbrand) Property tax; payment and collection; tax bills; require to include past due amounts owed. Amends sec. 44 of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.44).

Public Act 481 of 2012 – Worker’s Disability Compensation Act of 1969, Effective December 28, 2012
SB 0933 (Jones) Worker's compensation; benefits; medical marihuana expenses incurred to treat work-related injury; exclude from reimbursement requirements. Amends 1969 PA 317 (MCL 418.101 - 418.941) by adding sec. 315a.

Public Act 480 of 2012 – The Motor Carrier Act, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 0873 (Marleau) Transportation; carriers; indemnity clauses; prohibit in motor carrier transportation negotiations. Amends 1933 PA 254 (MCL 475.1 - 479.43) by adding sec. 21 to art. V.

Public Act 479 of 2012 – Custodial Interrogation Recording Act, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 0152 (Schuitmaker) Criminal procedure; evidence; electronic recording of certain custodial interrogation sessions; require, and revise procedures for determining admissibility as evidence. Amends 1927 PA 175 (MCL 760.1 - 777.69) by adding secs. 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11 to ch. III.

Public Act 478 of 2012 – Access Information for Social Networking Account of Employees and Students, Effective December 28, 2012
HB 5523 (Nesbitt) Civil rights; privacy; access information for social networking account of employees and students; prohibit employers and education institutions from requiring disclosure. Creates new act.

Public Act 477 of 2012 – The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5461 (Shaughnessy) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of unemployment compensation fraud involving a knowing false misrepresentation of $3,500.00 to $25,000.00; enact. Amends sec. 14c, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.14c).

Public Act 476 of 2012 – Multidepartment Supplemental Appropriations, Effective December 27, 2012
SB 0931 (Kahn) Appropriations; zero budget; multidepartment supplemental appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2011-2012. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 475 of 2012 – Michigan Business Tax Act, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5732 (Gilbert) Michigan business tax; credits; assignment of certain credits for rehabilitation of historic resource; allow. Amends sec. 510 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1510).

Public Act 474 of 2012 – Use Tax Act, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5937 (MacGregor) Use tax; exemptions; property affixed to property in another state; allow certain exemptions and allow exemption to the withdrawal of goods for inventory that will be used for installation in another state. Amends secs. 3a, 4 & 4o of 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.93a et seq.).

Public Act 473 of 2012 – Michigan Vehicle Code, Effective March 28, 2012
HB 5936 (Hughes) Traffic control; driver license; examination required to obtain a commercial driver license; allow waiver for certain military personnel and provide for the cancellation of certain licenses and retesting of certain applicants. Amends sec. 312f of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.312f).

Public Act 472 of 2012 – Social Welfare Act, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5931 (Lori) Human services; medical services; distribution method for departmental bulletin; modify. Amends sec. 111a of 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.111a).

Public Act 471 of 2012 – Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5883 (Johnson) Natural resources; fishing; netting of fish; allow department of natural resources to issue order. Amends sec. 48703 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.48703).

Public Act 470 of 2012 – Police Officer’s and Fire-Fighter’s Survivor Tuition Act, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5873 (Forlini) Higher education; financial aid; administration of police officer's and fire fighter's survivor tuition act; transfer to department of treasury and revise application process. Amends title & secs. 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 of 1996 PA 195 (MCL 390.1241 et seq.).

Public Act 469 of 2012 – Weights and Measures Act, Effective March 28, 2013
HB 5852 (Daley) Transportation; other; motor fuel sold at a roadside retail location; regulate certain advertising requirements. Amends sec. 28e of 1964 PA 283 (MCL 290.628e).

Public Act 468 of 2012 – Indemnification Provisions, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5466 (Heise) Construction; contracts; certain indemnification provisions; prohibit in construction-related service contracts with public agencies. Amends title & sec. 1 of 1966 PA 165 (MCL 691.991) & adds secs. 2, 3 & 4.

Public Act 467 of 2012 – General Sales Tax Act, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5444 (Gilbert) Sales tax; exemptions; definition of rolling stock used by an interstate fleet motor carrier; clarify. Amends sec. 4r of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.54r).

Public Act 466 of 2012 – Michigan Transportation Funds, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5301 (Price) Transportation; funds; conditions to receive funding from Michigan transportation fund; modify. Amends 1966 PA 293 (MCL 45.501 - 45.521) by adding sec. 14a.

Public Act 465 of 2012 – State School Aid Act of 1979, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5267 (Genetski) School aid; membership; special pupil membership count and seat time exception for qualifying dropout recovery program; provide for. Amends secs. 6 & 101 of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1606 & 388.1701) & adds sec. 23a.

Public Act 464 of 2012 – Public School Employees Retirement Act of 1979, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5261 (Hughes) Retirement; public school employees; retirant employed to provide substitute teaching services by entity other than reporting unit; allow without forfeiture of retirement allowance or health care coverage if reporting unit pays 10% of compensation to retirement system. Amends sec. 61 of 1980 PA 300 (MCL 38.1361).

Public Act 463 of 2012 – Tax Tribunal Act, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5220 (Knollenberg) Property tax; tax tribunal; informal settlement conference; require if requested by petitioner. Amends 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.701 - 205.779) by adding sec. 62b.

Public Act 462 of 2012 – Insurance Code of 1956, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5156 (Johnson) Insurance; other; persons authorized to act as adjusters; modify. Amends secs. 1201, 1222 & 1224 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.1201 et seq.).

Public Act 461 of 2012 – General Property Tax Act, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5047 (Haugh) Property tax; assessments; use of computerized database as tax roll; allow for county treasurers. Amends sec. 42a of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.42a).

Public Act 460 of 2012 – Transporting Medical Marihuana in a Motor Vehicle, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 4856 (Glardon) Crimes; other; transporting medical marihuana in motor vehicle; allow under certain circumstances. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1 - 750.568) by adding sec. 474.

Public Act 459 of 2012 – Interstate Mutual Aid, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 4838 (Tyler) State; interstate compacts and agreements; mutual aid agreements for certain emergencies; allow. Creates new act.

Public Act 458 of 2012 – Prepayment Collection Process, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 4804 (Schmidt, R.) Sales tax; collections; prepayment collection process; revise. Amends sec. 6 of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.56).

Public Act 457 of 2012 – Crime Victim Rights, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 4725 (McMillin) Crime victims; rights; information concerning minors who have been victims of child abuse or sex crimes; exempt from disclosure under the crime victim's rights act. Amends sec. 80 of 1985 PA 87 (MCL 780.830) & adds secs. 19b & 48b.

Public Act 456 of 2012 – Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5902 (Graver) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for organized retail crime act violations; enact. Amends sec. 17d, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.17d).

Public Act 455 of 2012 – Organized Retail Crime Act, Effective March 28, 2012
HB 5843 (Graves) Crimes; other; organized retail crime act; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 454 of 2012 – Insurance Code of 1956, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5891 (Lund) Insurance; property and casualty; requirement for written notice to policyholder and providing premium quotations to applicants; revise, and revise requirements relating to no-fault coordinated benefits deductibles and discounts. Amends secs. 2112, 2116, 3109 & 3109a of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.2112 et seq.).

Public Act 453 of 2012 – The Insurance Code of 1956, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5890 (Shaughnessy) Insurance; producers; fee assessed for reporting a change in mailing address; eliminate. Amends sec. 1238 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.1238).

Public Act 452 of 2012 – Savings and Loans Associations, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5863 (Franz) Financial institutions; savings and loan associations; motor vehicle sales finance statute; revise citation. Amends sec. 36 of 1950 (Ex Sess) PA 27 (MCL 492.136).

Public Act 451 of 2012 – Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5838 (Huuki) Financial institutions; savings and loan associations; exemption of association shares from levy and sale; revise citation. Amends secs. 5451 & 6023 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.5451 & 600.6023).

Public Act 450 of 2012 – Savings and Loans Associations, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5837 (Cotter) Financial institutions; savings and loan associations; handling and processing food stamps statute; revise citations. Amends sec. 1 of 1973 PA 43 (MCL 400.171).

Public Act 449 of 2012 – Savings and Loans Associations, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5836 (Jenkins) Financial institutions; savings and loan associations; electronic funds transfer terminal statute; revise citations. Amends sec. 2 of 1978 PA 322 (MCL 488.2).

Public Act 448 of 2012 – Michigan Occupational Safety And Health Act, Effective December 27, 2012
HB 5917 (Graves) Labor; health and safety; construction safety commission; eliminate. Amends sec. 19 of 1974 PA 154 (MCL 408.1019) & repeals sec. 18 of 1974 PA 154 (MCL 408.1018).

Public Act 447 of 2012 – Michigan Occupational Safety And Health Act, Effective December 27, 2012
SB 1336 (Colbeck) Labor; health and safety; occupational health standards commission; eliminate and update with federal hazard communication standards. Amends secs. 5, 14a, 14b, 14d, 14e, 14f, 14h, 14j, 14k, 14l, 24, 31, 54 & 63 of 1974 PA 154 (MCL 408.1005 et seq.) & repeals sec. 23 of 1974 PA 154 (MCL 408.1023).        

Public Act 446 of 2012 – National Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective December 27, 2012
SB 1328 (Casperson) Environmental protection; cleanups; procedures for cleanups and funding; modify. Amends secs. 19608, 19612, 20101, 20104, 20114, 20114c, 20114e, 20120a, 20120b, 20126 & 21304a of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.19608 et seq.); adds sec. 20114f & repeals subpt. 1 of pt. 147 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.14701 - 324.14705).

Public Act 445 of 2012 – The Insurance Code of 1956, Effective December 27, 2012
SB 1308 (Marleau) Insurance; health; internal formal grievance procedure; modify. Amends sec. 2213 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.2213).

Public Act 444 of 2012 – Predatory Lending, Effective December 27, 2012
SB 1285 (Marleau) Consumer credit; predatory lending; mortgage loan subject to mortgage lending practices statute; modify. Amends sec. 1 of 1977 PA 135 (MCL 445.1601).

Public Act 443 of 2012 – Predatory Lending, Effective December 27, 2012
SB 1284 (Nofs) Consumer credit; predatory lending; application of consumer mortgage protection act to certain mortgage transactions; modify. Amends sec. 2 of 2002 PA 660 (MCL 445.1632).

Public Act 442 of 2012 – Predatory Lending, Effective December 27, 2012
SB 1283 (Green) Financial institutions; mortgage brokers and lenders; mortgage loans to which mortgage brokers, lenders, and servicers licensing act apply; revise. Amends sec. 1a of 1987 PA 173 (MCL 445.1651a).

Public Act 441 of 2012 – The Insurance Code of 1956, Effective December 27, 2012
SB 1305 (Hune) Insurance; property and casualty; rating and underwriting requirements; modify. Amends secs. 2110a, 2111, 2117, 2119 & 2121 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.2110a et seq.).

Public Act 440 of 2012 – Payroll Debit Card, Effective December 27, 2012
SB 1281 (Booher) Labor; hours and wages; definition of payroll debit card; revise permitted issuers. Amends sec. 6 of 1978 PA 390 (MCL 408.476).

Public Act 439 of 2012 – Shared Credit Rating Act, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 0772 (Walker) State financing and management; bonds; provision relating to purchase of qualified bonds of school district; modify. Amends secs. 7 & 8 of 1985 PA 227 (MCL 141.1057 & 141.1058).

Public Act 438 of 2012 – Disposition of Bond Proceeds, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 0771 (Pavlov) Education; financing; disposition of bond proceeds from school loan revolving fund bonds by state administrative board; provide for. Amends secs. 1, 2 & 4 of 1961 PA 112 (MCL 388.981 et seq.).

Public Act 437 of 2012 – School Bond Qualification, Effective December 27, 2012
SB 0770 (Pappageorge) State financing and management; bonds; school bond qualification, approval, and loan act; provide technical amendments. Amends secs. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 16 & 18 of 2005 PA 92 (MCL 388.1923 et seq.).

Public Act 436 of 2012 – Emergency Manager Law, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 0865 (Pavlov) Local government; other; reference to emergency manager protocol; provide for. Creates new act.

Public Act 435 of 2012 – Conveyance of State-Owned Properties, Effective December 21, 2012
HB 6030 (Bauer) Property; conveyances; conveyance of certain state-owned properties in Ingham, Schoolcraft, and Wayne counties; provide for. Creates land transfer act.

Public Act 434 of 2012 – Conveyance of State-Owned Properties, Effective December 21, 2012
HB 6029 (Schmidt, W.) Property; conveyances; conveyance of certain state-owned properties in Grand Traverse and Otsego counties and interdepartmental transfer of certain state-owned property in Jackson county; provide for. Creates land transfer act.

Public Act 433 of 2012 – Emergency 9-1-1 Service Enabling Act, Effective December 21, 2012
HB 5952 (Nesbitt) Communications; telecommunications; 9-1-1 surcharge on prepaid wireless communication devices; modify remittance process. Amends sec. 401c of 1986 PA 32 (MCL 484.1401c).

Public Act 432 of 2012 – State Employees Retirement Act, Effective December 21, 2012
HB 5881 (Haveman) Retirement; state employees; retired corrections officers to work as needed; allow under certain circumstances without losing retirement allowance. Amends sec. 68c of 1943 PA 240 (MCL 38.68c).

Public Act 431 of 2012 – General Property Tax Act, Effective December 21, 2012
HB 5839 (Knollenberg) Property tax; delinquent taxes; county treasurer's collection of a commission on delinquent property taxes; eliminate. Amends sec. 87c of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.87c).

Public Act 430 of 2012 – Management and Budget Act, Effective December 21, 2012
HB 5831 (Kowall) State agencies (existing); technology, management, and budget; distribution of federal matching revenues received in conjunction with capital outlay project; clarify. Amends secs. 248 & 249 of 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1248 & 18.1249).

Public Act 429 of 2012 – Use Tax Act, Effective December 21, 2012
HB 5445 (Gilbert) Use tax; exemptions; definition of rolling stock used by an interstate fleet motor carrier; clarify. Amends sec. 4k of 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.94k).

Public Act 428 of 2012 – McCauley-Traxler-Law-Bowman-McNeely lottery act, Effective December 21, 2012
HB 5437 (Zorn) Gaming; lottery; deductions from lottery prize money; require deduction for unemployment compensation debts. Amends sec. 32 of 1972 PA 239 (MCL 432.32).

Public Act 427 of 2012 – The Michigan Penal Code, Effective December 21, 2012
HB 5282 (Rendon) Weapons; other; transportation of firearms for lawful purpose; expand. Amends sec. 231a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.231a).

Public Act 426 of 2012 – State License Fee Act, Effective April 1, 2014
HB 5271 (O’Brien) Occupations; appraisers; appraisal management companies; establish registration fees. Amends 1979 PA 152 (MCL 338.2201 - 338.2277) by adding sec. 38a.

Public Act 425 of 2012 – Notaries Public, Effective December 21, 2012
HB 5269 (Hughes) Occupations; notaries public; crimes requiring revocation of notary's commission; revise. Amends sec. 41 of 2003 PA 238 (MCL 55.301).

Public Act 424 of 2012 – Michigan Vehicle Code, Effective December 21, 2012
HB 5259 (LeBlanc) Vehicles; mopeds; definition of mopeds; remove horsepower threshold. Amends sec. 32b of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.32b).

Public Act 423 of 2012 – Details of Public Employees Compensation Package and Severance Payment Agreements, Effective December 21, 2012
HB 5196 (McMillin) Public employees and officers; compensation and benefits; details of compensation package and severance payment agreements for employees; require posting. Creates new act.

Public Act 422 of 2012 – Michigan Employment Security Act, Effective December 21, 2012
HB 5055 (Hughes) Employment security; administration; privilege for testimony in Michigan employment security commission proceedings; provide waiver under certain circumstances. Amends 1936 (Ex Sess) PA 1 (MCL 421.1 - 421.75) by adding sec. 11a.

Public Act 421 of 2012 – Railroad Code of 1993, Effective December 21, 2012
HB 4609 (Schmidt, W.) Transportation; railroads; funding to maintain railroad grade crossings; increase. Amends sec. 315 of 1993 PA 354 (MCL 462.315).

Public Act 420 of 2012 – Oath of Office Administration, Effective December 21, 2012
HB 4115 (Jenkins) Townships; employees and officers; administering oath of office; allow township supervisor to perform. Amends sec. 64b of 1846 RS 16 (MCL 41.64b).

Public Act 419 of 2012 – Private Security Business and Security Alarm Act, Effective December 21, 2012
HB 5590 (Graves) Occupations; security guards; use of certain military experience as the basis for licensure; authorize. Amends sec. 6 of 1968 PA 330 (MCL 338.1056).

Public Act 418 of 2012 – Michigan Election Law, Effective December 21, 2012
HB 6063 (Haugh) Elections; recall; time to submit recall petition to board of county election commissioners; provide for. Amends sec. 952 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.952).

Public Act 417 of 2012 – Michigan Election Law, Effective December 20, 2012
HB 6060 (Forlini) Elections; recall; factual accuracy requirement to initial clarity determination for recall petitions; include. Amends secs. 23, 952 & 961 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.23 et seq.).

Public Act 416 of 2012 – Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Act, Effective December 20, 2012
HB 5922 (Bunstead) Labor; health and safety; general industry safety standards commission; eliminate. Amends secs. 4, 6, 11, 16, 21 & 69 of 1974 PA 154 (MCL 408.1004 et seq.) & repeals sec. 15 of 1974 PA 154 (MCL 408.1015).

Public Act 415 of 2012 – Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Act, Effective December 20, 2012
SB 1335 (Schuitmaker) Labor; health and safety; "clear and convincing need" for new standard; clarify, and remove references to abolished commissions. Amends sec. 14 of 1974 PA 154 (MCL 408.1014).

Public Act 414 of 2012 – Income Tax Act of 1967, Effective December 20, 2012
HB 6012 (Huuki) Income tax; exemptions; tax exemption for certain mining entities; provide for. Amends sec. 623 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.623) & adds sec. 31b.

Public Act 413 of 2012 – Use Tax Act, Effective December 20, 2012
HB 6011 (Huuki) Use tax; exemptions; tax exemption for certain mining property; provide for. Amends 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.91 - 205.111) by adding sec. 4aa.

Public Act 412 of 2012 – General Sales Tax Act, Effective December 20, 2012
HB 6010 (Huuki) Sales tax; exemptions; tax exemption for certain mining property; provide for. Amends 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.51 - 205.78) by adding sec. 4dd.

Public Act 411 of 2012 – Rural Development Fund, Effective December 20, 2012
HB 6009 (Huuki) Natural resources; mining; rural development fund; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 410 of 2012 – Nonferrous Metallic Minerals Extraction Severance Tax, Effective December 20, 2012
HB 6008 (Huuki) Taxation; severance; nonferrous metallic minerals extraction severance tax; enact. Creates new act.

Public Act 409 of 2012 – The General Property Tax Act, Effective December 20, 2012
HB 6007 (Huuki) Property tax; exemptions; property taxes; exempt certain mineral producing property. Amends secs. 24, 25, 27, 34c & 53 of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.24 et seq.); adds secs. 7oo, 7pp & 7qq & repeals secs. 6a & 6b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.6a & 211.6b).

Public Act 408 of 2012 – Use Tax Act, Effective March 28, 2013
HB 6026 (Gilbert) Use tax; other; general amendments; provide for. Amends secs. 3 & 21 of 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.93 & 205.111).

Public Act 407 of 2012 – Statewide Metropolitan Authority, Effective March 28, 2013
HB 6025 (Gilbert) Taxation; other; statewide metropolitan authority; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 406 of 2012 – Essential Services Assessment, Effective March 28, 2013
HB 6024 (Gilbert) Property tax; special assessments; essential services assessment; provide for. Creates new act.

Public Act 405 of 2012 – Michigan Business Tax Act, Effective December 20, 2012
HB 6023 (Gilbert) Michigan business tax; revenue distribution; revenue earmarked into the school aid fund; sunset after fiscal year 2010-2011. Amends sec. 515 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1515).

Public Act 404 of 2012 – Metropolitan Extension Telecommunications Rights-of-Way Oversight Act, Effective March 28, 2013
HB 6022 (Gilbert) Taxation; other; duties and responsibilities of certain authorities; transfer and modify. Amends secs. 2 & 3 of 2002 PA 48 (MCL 484.3102 & 484.3103).

Public Act 403 of 2012 – The General Property Tax Act, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 1071 (Nofs) Property tax; personal property; industrial personal property; exempt. Amends 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.1 - 211.155) by adding sec. 9n.

Public Act 402 of 2012 – The General Property Tax Act, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 1070 (Nofs) Property tax; personal property; less than certain value; exempt. Amends 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.1 - 211.155) by adding sec. 9o.

Public Act 401 of 2012 – The General Property Tax Act, Effective March 28, 2012
SB 1069 (Hildenbrand) Property tax; personal property; new industrial personal property; exempt. Amends 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.1 - 211.155) by adding sec. 9m.

Public Act 400 of 2012 – Enterprise Zone Act, Effective March 28, 2012
SB 1068 (Robertson) Economic development; enterprise zones; eligible manufacturing personal property abatement; extend. Amends 1985 PA 224 (MCL 125.2101 - 125.2123) by adding sec. 21d.

Public Act 399 of 2012 – The General Property Tax Act, Effective March 28, 2013
SB 1067 (Caswell) Property tax; exemptions; existing exemptions for industrial personal property; continue. Amends sec. 9f of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.9f).

Public Act 398 of 2012 – Technology Park Development Act, Effective December 20, 2012
SB 1066 (Robertson) Economic development; other; eligible manufacturing personal property abatement for technology parks; extend. Amends 1984 PA 385 (MCL 207.701 - 207.718) by adding sec. 12a.

Public Act 397 of 2012 – Plant Rehabilitation, Effective December 20, 2012
SB 1065 (Brandenburg) Economic development; plant rehabilitation; eligible manufacturing personal property abatement; extend. Amends 1974 PA 198 (MCL 207.551 - 207.572) by adding sec. 11a.

Public Act 396 of 2012 – Downtown Development Authorities, Effective December 19, 2012
HB 5463 (Walsh) Economic development; downtown development authorities; bylaws of authorities and taxable status; modify. Amends sec. 4 of 1975 PA 197 (MCL 125.1654) & adds sec. 28a.

Public Act 395 of 2012 – Michigan Strategic Fund Act, Effective December 19, 2012 
HB 5926 (Jacobsen) Economic development; Michigan strategic fund; community revitalization program; clarify eligible investment definition, allow multiple applicants, and revise disbursement schedule. Amends secs. 90a, 90b, 90c & 90d of 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2090a et seq.).

Public Act 394 of 2012 – City Income Tax Act, Effective December 19, 2012
SB 0970 (Johnson) Income tax; city; maximum tax rate for residents and nonresidents within certain cities; establish, and eliminate rollback. Amends sec. 3, ch. 1 of 1964 PA 284 (MCL 141.503).

Public Act 393 of 2012 – City Utility Users Tax Act, Effective December 19, 2012
HB 5705 (Walsh) Taxation; utility users; city utility users tax act; amend to allow portion of tax to be used to fund public lighting. Amends sec. 2 of 1990 PA 100 (MCL 141.1152) & adds secs. 8a & 8b.

Public Act 392 of 2012 – Municipal Lighting Authority Act, Effective December 19, 2012
HB 5688 (Stapleton) Local government; authorities; municipal lighting authority act; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 391 of 2012 – Transportation Funding, Effective December 19, 2012
SB 0445 (Warren) Transportation; funds; continued funding for certain districts; provide for. Amends secs. 10c, 10h, 10l & 10n of 1951 PA 51 (MCL 247.660c et seq.).

Public Act 390 of 2012 – Public Transportation, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0967 (Smith) Transportation; other; state rights-of-way on state roads; allow dedication of lane for public transit. Amends sec. 1 of 1951 PA 51 (MCL 247.651).

Public Act 389 of 2012 – Michigan Zoning Enabling Act, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0912 (Johnson) Land use; zoning and growth management; Michigan zoning enabling act; amend to exempt southeast Michigan regional transit authority public transit facilities from local zoning ordinances or regulations. Amends sec. 205 of 2006 PA 110 (MCL 125.3205).

Public Act 388 of 2012 – Michigan Vehicle Code, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0911 (Johnson) Vehicles; registration; optional registration fees for regional transit authority; create. Amends sec. 801 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.801) & adds sec. 801j.

Public Act 387 of 2012 – Regional Transit Authority, Effective December 19, 2012
SB 0909 (Casperson) Transportation; other; regional transit authority for southeast Michigan; establish. Creates new act & repeals secs. 4a & 4b of 1967 PA 204 (MCL 124.404a & 124.404b).

Public Act 386 of 2012 – Probate Code of 1939, Effective December 19, 2012
HB 5097 (Price) Children; parental rights; provision relating to parent who voluntarily surrendered a child to an emergency service provider; eliminate. Amends sec. 19b, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.19b).

Public Act 385 of 2012 – Probate Code of 1939, Effective December 19, 2012
HB 5096 (Price) Children; adoption; surrendered adoptees obtaining certain identifying information; prohibit. Amends secs. 27a & 68, ch. X of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.27a & 710.68).

Public Act 384 of 2012 – Public Health Code, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
HB 5090 (Ananich) Health; pharmaceuticals; acceptance and destruction or disposal of drugs or medications not eligible for distribution; require. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 17776.

Public Act 383 of 2012 – Public Health Code, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
HB 5089 (Johnson) Health; pharmaceuticals; unused prescription drug repository and distribution program; create, establish duties relating to the program, provide immunity under certain circumstances, and require the promulgation of rules. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 17775.

Public Act 382 of 2012 – The General Property Tax Act, Effective December 19, 2012
HB 4860 (Stamas) Property tax; assessments; penalty for failure to notify assessing office of transfer of ownership of property; modify. Amends sec. 27b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.27b).

Public Act 381 of 2012 – The Management & Budget Act, Effective December 19, 2012
HB 4096 (Cotter) State financing and management; purchasing; searchable database listing of all state expenditures; create. Amends 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1101 - 18.1594) by adding sec. 447.

Public Act 380 of 2012 – Effective December 19, 2012
HB 5583 (Ouimet) Occupations; plumbers; use of certain military experience as the basis for licensure; authorize. Amends sec. 25 of 2002 PA 733 (MCL 338.3535).

Public Act 379 of 2012 – Electrical Administrative Act, Effective December 18, 2012
HB 5582 (Haines) Occupations; electricians; use of certain military experience as the basis for licensure; authorize. Amends sec. 3d of 1956 PA 217 (MCL 338.883d).

Public Act 378 of 2012 – Out-of-State Purchase of Rifles, Effective December 18, 2012
SB 0984 (Casperson) Weapons; firearms; procedures for out-of-state purchase of rifles and shotguns; clarify. Amends secs. 1 & 2 of 1969 PA 207 (MCL 3.111 & 3.112).

Public Act 377 of 2012 – Effective December 18, 2012
HB 5225 (Opsommer) Weapons; firearms; certain procedures for purchase and possession of pistols; revise. Amends secs. 2, 5a & 5d of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.422 et seq.) & adds sec. 12c.

Public Act 376 of 2012 – Mental Health Code, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 1196 (Caswell) Mental health; community mental health; board membership on certain community mental health services board; revise, and establish as a community mental health authority. Amends secs. 204, 224 & 232a of 1974 PA 258 (MCL 330.1204 et seq.) & repeals sec. 216 of 1974 PA 258 (MCL 330.1216).

Public Act 375 of 2012 – The Social Welfare Act, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 1195 (Caswell) Mental health; code; entities to hold a medicaid specialty services contract; clarify. Amends 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.1 - 400.119b) by adding sec. 109k.

Public Act 374 of 2012 – Fingerprinting Criminal Identification Records, Effective December 14, 2012
SB 1056 (Jones) Law enforcement; fingerprinting; criminal identification and records; expand to include biometric data. Amends secs. 1a, 2, 2a, 3, 3a & 8 of 1925 PA 289 (MCL 28.241a et seq.).

Public Act 373 of 2012 – State-Owned Property in Jackson County, Effective December 14, 2012
SB 1039 (Nofs) Property; conveyances; transfer of certain state-owned property located in Jackson county; provide for. Creates new act.

Public Act 372 of 2012 – Criminal Sexual Conduct, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0934 (Jones) Crimes; criminal sexual conduct; sexual penetration or contact of a foster child regardless of age by certain care providers; prohibit during residency. Amends secs. 520b, 520c, 520d & 520e of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.520b et seq.).

Public Act 371 of 2012 – Alternative Dispute Resolution, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0903 (Schuitmaker) Civil procedure; alternate dispute resolution; uniform arbitration act; enact. Creates new act.

Public Act 370 of 2012 - Alternative Dispute Resolution, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0902 (Schuitmaker) Civil procedure; alternate dispute resolution; arbitration; make arbitration provisions of the revised judicature act subject to uniform arbitration act. Amends sec. 5070 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.5070); adds sec. 5037 to ch. 50 & repeals (See bill).

Public Act 369 of 2012 - Alternative Dispute Resolution, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0901 (Schuitmaker) Civil procedure; alternate dispute resolution; condominium act; revise arbitration provisions to reflect adoption of uniform arbitration act. Amends sec. 144 of 1978 PA 59 (MCL 559.244).

Public Act 368 of 2012 – The General Property Tax Act, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0862 (Caswell) Property tax; assessments; certain property deemed qualified agricultural property for purposes of assessment; allow for all contiguous property owned by the landowner to also be deemed agricultural. Amends sec. 34c of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.34c).

Public Act 367 of 2012 – The Michigan Penal Code, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0848 (Bieda) Crimes; other; assault by strangulation or suffocation as assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder; specify. Amends sec. 84 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.84).

Public Act 366 of 2012 - The Michigan Penal Code, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0847 (Schuitmaker) Criminal procedure; sentencing; penalties for domestic violence with prior offenses; enhance. Amends sec. 81 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.81).

Public Act 365 of 2012 – The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0846 (Rocca) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of domestic violence with prior conviction; enact. Amends sec. 16d, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16d).

Public Act 364 of 2012 - The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0845 (Jones) Criminal procedure; sentencing; penalties for domestic violence with prior conviction; allow to be enhanced with a deferred and dismissed conviction. Amends sec. 4a, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.4a).

Public Act 363 of 2012 - The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0726 (Jones) Criminal procedure; statute of limitations; statute of limitations for attempted murder, kidnapping, and manslaughter; revise. Amends sec. 24, ch. VII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 767.24).

Public Act 362 of 2012 – Uniform Interstate Depositions & Discovery Act, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0707 (Schuitmaker) Civil procedure; discovery; uniform interstate depositions and discovery act; adopt. Amends sec. 1852 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1852) & adds ch. 22.

Public Act 361 of 2012 – Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0689 (Schuitmaker) Civil procedure; evidence; uniform unsworn foreign declarations act; create. Amends sec. 2102 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2102) & adds ch. 21A.

Public Act 360 of 2012 – The Michigan Penal Code, Effective December 14, 2012
SB 0688 (Schuitmaker) Crimes; perjury; unsworn declaration made under penalty of perjury; include as a statement punishable as perjury. Amends sec. 423 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.423).

Public Act 359 of 2012 – The Public School Employees Retirement Act, Effective December 14, 2012
SB 1360 (Kahn) Retirement; public school employees; deadline to elect pension contribution limits; extend. Amends secs. 8, 59, 84b & 91a of 1980 PA 300 (MCL 38.1308 et seq.).

Public Act 358 of 2012 – The Michigan BIDCO Act, Effective December 13, 2012
SB 1108 (Booher) Businesses; other; business development enterprises; authorize under Michigan BIDCO act. Amends title & secs. 104, 105, 203, 301, 303, 401 & 403 of 1986 PA 89 (MCL 487.1104 et seq.) & adds secs. 304 & 304a.

Public Act 357 of 2012 – Support and Parenting Time Enforcement Act, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 1001 (Caswell) Family law; child support; fee for collecting and processing child support withholdings; provide for. Amends sec. 23 of 1982 PA 295 (MCL 552.623).

Public Act 356 of 2012 – The Social Welfare Act, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0564 (Schuitmaker) Human services; medical services; premiums for medicaid "freedom to work" program; modify. Amends sec. 106a of 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.106a).

Public Act 355 of 2012 – The Michigan Vehicle Code, Effective December 13, 2012
SB 0403 (Schuitmaker) Traffic control; driver license; examination regarding existence of certain medical condition affecting applicant's ability to operate safely; revise and clarify. Amends sec. 309 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.309).

Public Act 354 of 2012 – Public Health Code, Effective December 13, 2012
SB 0402 (Schuitmaker) Occupations; physicians; voluntary reporting to secretary of state patients with conditions that affect ability to operate a motor vehicle; allow, and provide for immunity. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 5139.

Public Act 353 of 2012 – The Michigan Penal Code, Effective December 13, 2012
HB 5284 (Walsh) Crimes; computer; definition of computer; expand to include certain electronic communication devices. Amends sec. 145d of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.145d).

Public Act 352 of 2012 – Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Effective December 13, 2012
HB 5789 (LaFontaine) Civil procedure; civil actions; property on which animal fighting is conducted; declare to be a nuisance. Amends sec. 3801 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.3801).

Public Act 351 of 2012 – The Michigan Penal Code, Effective December 13, 2012
SB 0358 (Bieda) Crimes; animals; racketeering statute; include animal fighting as predicate offense. Amends sec. 159g of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.159g).

Public Act 350 of 2012 – Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Effective December 13, 2012
SB 0356 (Jones) Crimes; animals; forfeiture of real property used in the commission of animal fighting; allow. Amends sec. 4702 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.4702).

Public Act 349 of 2012 –Right to Work for Public Service Employment, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
HB 4003 (Opsommer) Labor; public service employment; requirement for agency fee for nonunion members; prohibit in bargaining agreements and as a condition of employment. Amends secs. 1, 9, 10, 14 & 15 of 1947 PA 336 (MCL 423.201 et seq.).

Public Act 348 of 2012 - Right to Work for Private Employment, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0116 (Meekhof) Labor; collective bargaining; requirement for agency fee for nonunion members; prohibit in bargaining agreements and as a condition of employment in the private sector. Amends title & secs. 1, 2, 8, 14, 17 & 22 of 1939 PA 176 (MCL 423.1 et seq.).

Public Act 347 of 2012 – Public Employee Retirement System Investment, Effective April 1, 2013
SB 0797 (Jansen) Retirement; investments; investment of assets of public employee retirement systems; clarify regarding professional education and training, including travel, for board members, specify procedures for removal of board members, and update definitions regarding global securities. Amends secs. 12b, 12c, 13, 14, 15, 17, 19, 19a, 20c, 20d, 20h, 20k & 20m of 1965 PA 314 (MCL 38.1132b et seq.) & adds secs. 13e, 13f & 21.

Public Act 346 of 2012 – State Housing Development Authority Act, Effective November 7, 2012
HB 5620 (Schmidt) Housing; housing development authority; mortgage credit certificate program; revise eligibility. Amends sec. 32b of 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1432b).

Public Act 345 of 2012 – State Housing Development Authority Act, Effective November 7, 2012
HB 5618 (Shaughnessy) Housing; housing development authority; requirement that multifamily housing project be located in eligible distressed area; eliminate as condition for certain loans. Amends sec. 44c of 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1444c).

Public Act 344 of 2012 – State Housing Development Authority Act, Effective November 7, 2012
HB 5617 (Zorn) Housing; housing development authority; eligibility for certain residential loans; modify income requirement. Amends sec. 44a of 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1444a).

Public Act 343 of 2012 – Public Health Code, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
HB 5697 (Hooker) Health; children; concussion protocols regarding youth athletes; require compliance with by certain entities that sponsor athletic events. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 9156.

Public Act 342 of 2012 – Public Health Code, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 1122 (Proos) Health; children; youth athletes; require department to develop educational materials and training program regarding concussions in athletes and their return to athletic activity. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 9155.

Public Act 341 of 2012 – Fingerprinting of Applicants in Public Transit System, Effective January 13, 2013
HB 5391 (Huuki) Transportation; other; fingerprinting of applicants or licensees in public transit system; allow. Creates new act.

Public Act 340 of 2012 – Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective October 16, 2012
HB 5322 (Heise) Natural resources; hunting; individual at sporting clays range; allow to transport or possess a firearm in a vehicle. Amends secs. 40111 & 81133 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.40111 & 324.81133).

Public Act 339 of 2012 – Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective October 16, 2012
HB 5292 (Hughes) Natural resources; fishing; waiver of fishing and hunting license fees for disabled veterans; provide for. Amends sec. 43537 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.43537).

Public Act 338 of 2012 – Concurrent Jurisdiction in Certain Courts, Effective October 16, 2012
HB 5124 (Cotter) Courts; circuit court; concurrent jurisdiction in certain courts; establish. Amends secs. 401, 406, 407, 408, 410, 601, 841 & 8304 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.401 et seq.); adds secs. 412 & 413 & repeals sec. 411 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.411).

Public Act 337 of 2012 – Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective October 16, 2012
HB 5053 (Shirkey) Natural resources; fishing; export of live minnows, wigglers, or crayfish as bait; allow. Amends sec. 48729 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.48729).

Public Act 336 of 2012 – Effective October 16, 2012
HB 4928 (Cotter) Property; other; affidavits to correct errors or omissions relating to previously recorded documents; allow. Amends 1915 PA 123 (MCL 565.451a - 565.453) by adding sec. 1d.

Public Act 335 of 2012 – Veterans Treatment Court, Effective October 16, 2012
HB 5162 (Damrow) Courts; circuit court; veterans treatment court; create. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding ch. 12.

Public Act 334 of 2012 – Veterans Treatment Court, Effective October 16, 2012
HB 5159 (Schmidt) Courts; circuit court; veterans treatment court; provide for the state drug treatment court advisory committee to monitor. Amends sec. 1082 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1082).

Public Act 333 of 2012 – Business Courts, Effective October 16, 2012
HB 5128 (Walsh) Courts; other; business court; create. Amends sec. 308 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.30) & heading for ch. 80; adds secs. 8031, 8033, 8035, 8037, 8039, 8041, 8043, 8045 & 8047 & repeals secs. 8001, 8003, 8005, 8007, 8009, 8011, 8013, 8015, 8017, 8019, 8021, 8023, 8025 & 8027 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8001 et seq.).

Public Act 332 of 2012 – The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective October 16, 2012
HB 5433 (Cotter) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of making false report of medical or other emergency; enact. Amends sec. 16t, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16t).

Public Act 331 of 2012 – The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective October 15, 2012
HB 5432 (Somerville) Criminal procedure; other; reimbursement of certain expenses resulting from false reports of medical and other emergencies; provide for. Amends sec. 1f, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.1f).

Public Act 330 of 2012 – Michigan Penal Code, Effective October 16, 2012
HB 5431 (Heise) Crimes; other; false report of medical or other emergency; prohibit and provide for a penalty and reimbursement of certain expenses. Amends sec. 411a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.411a).

Public Act 329 of 2012 – Revised Municipal Finance Act, Effective October 9, 2012
SB 1129 (Colbeck) State financing and management; bonds; certain types of bonds; provide for. Amends secs. 103, 305 & 503 of 2001 PA 34 (MCL 141.2103 et seq.) & adds sec. 518.

Public Act 328 of 2012 – State Housing Development Authority Act, Effective October 9, 2012
SB 1125 (Kowall) Housing; housing development authority; limit on principal amount of bonds and notes; increase. Amends sec. 32 of 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1432).

Public Act 327 of 2012 – State Housing Development Authority Act, Effective October 9, 2012
SB 1124 (Jansen) Housing; housing development authority; escrow accounts in which authority funds are held; define. Amends sec. 22 of 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1422).

Public Act 326 of 2012 – State Housing Development Authority Act, Effective October 9, 2012
SB 1123 (Jansen) Housing; housing development authority; authority to make, purchase, or participate in certain loans; grant. Amends sec. 44 of 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1444).

Public Act 325 of 2012 – Tobacco Products Tax Act, Effective October 9, 2012
SB 1004 (Meekhof) Taxation; tobacco; cap on cigar tax and certain notices; provide for. Amends secs. 7 & 11 of 1993 PA 327 (MCL 205.427 & 205.431).

Public Act 324 of 2012 – The General Property Tax, Effective October 9, 2012
SB 0990 (Caswell) Property tax; principal residence exemption; individual moving into assisted living facility; allow to retain principal residence exemption and clarify contiguity requirement. Amends secs. 7cc & 7dd of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7cc & 211.7dd).

Public Act 323 of 2012 – The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective October 9, 2012
SB 0388 (Nofs) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of fleeing and eluding a peace officer; revise crime class to increase minimum sentence ranges. Amends sec. 16x, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16x).

Public Act 322 of 2012 – The Public Health Code, Effective October 9, 2012
SB 0884 (Hansen) Health facilities; nursing homes; nursing home survey process; modify. Amends sec. 20155 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.20155) & adds sec. 20155a.

Public Act 321 of 2012 – The Revised School Code, Effective October 5, 2012
HB 4934 (Cotter) Education; school districts; opportunity for students to recite the "Pledge of Allegiance" in public schools each school day; require. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1347a.

Public Act 320 of 2012 – The Revised School Code, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0637 (Kahn) Education; school districts; certain display of United States flag in public school; require. Amends sec. 1347 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1347).

Public Act 319 of 2012 – The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective October 1, 2012
SB 1109 (Jones) Criminal procedure; sentencing; sentencing of certain habitual offenders; modify. Amends sec. 12, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.12).

Public Act 318 of 2012 – Fingerprinting of Residents of the State, Effective October 1, 2012
HB 5793 (Moss) Law enforcement; fingerprinting; processing fees for fingerprinting and criminal record checks; extend sunset. Amends sec. 3 of 1935 PA 120 (MCL 28.273).

Public Act 317 of 2012 – Livestock Dealers Act, Effective October 1, 2012
HB 5784 (Glardon) Agriculture; animals; livestock dealers act; modify. Amends secs. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 11 of 1937 PA 284 (MCL 287.121 et seq.) & adds sec. 7a.

Public Act 316 of 2012 – Natural Resources & Environmental Protection Act, Effective October 1, 2012
HB 5581 (Potvin) Agriculture; pesticides; pesticide applicator fee; extend sunset. Amends sec. 8317 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.8317).

Public Act 315 of 2012 – Business Corporation Act, Effective October 1, 2012
HB 5893 (Pscholka) Businesses; business corporations; annual report fee; revise. Amends sec. 1060 of 1972 PA 284 (MCL 450.2060).

Public Act 314 of 2012 – Building Officials and Inspectors Registration Act, Effective October 1, 2012
HB 5824 (Pscholka) Occupations; licensing fees; registration fee for building officials and inspectors; revise. Amends sec. 13 of 1986 PA 54 (MCL 338.2313).

Public Act 313 of 2012 – Electrical Administrative Act, Effective October 1, 2012
HB 5823 (Pscholka) Occupations; licensing fees; license and examinations; fees for electricians and electrical contractors; revise. Amends sec. 3 of 1956 PA 217 (MCL 338.883).

Public Act 312 of 2012 – Forbes Mechanical Contractors Act, Effective October 1, 2012
HB 5822 (Pscholka) Occupations; licensing fees; examination and license fees for mechanical contractors; revise. Amends sec. 10 of 1984 PA 192 (MCL 338.980).

Public Act 311 of 2012 – State Plumbing Act, Effective October 1, 2012
HB 5821 (Pscholka) Occupations; licensing fees; licensing, examination, and reinstatement fee for plumbers and plumbing contractors; revise. Amends secs. 31 & 35 of 2002 PA 733 (MCL 338.3541 & 338.3545).

Public Act 310 of 2012 – Michigan Limited Liability Company Act, Effective October 1, 2012
HB 5820 (Pscholka) Businesses; limited liability companies; annual statement of resident agent and registered office fee; revise. Amends sec. 1101 of 1993 PA 23 (MCL 450.5101).

Public Act 309 of 2012 – Nonprofit Corporation Act, Effective October 1, 2012
HB 5819 (Pscholka) Businesses; nonprofit corporations; fees for filing certain reports; revise. Amends sec. 1060 of 1982 PA 162 (MCL 450.3060).

Public Act 308 of 2012 – State License Fee Act, Effective October 1, 2012
SB 1259 (Jansen) Occupations; licensing fees; licensing and regulation fund; establish, and revise fees for various professions. Amends secs. 2, 3, 13, 15, 17, 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 29, 31, 37, 38, 39, 43 & 62 of 1979 PA 152 (MCL 338.2202 et seq.).

Public Act 307 of 2012 – Uniform Securities Act, Effective October 1, 2012
SB 1258 (Jansen) Trade; securities; filing fees for uniform securities act; revise. Amends sec. 410 of 2008 PA 551 (MCL 451.2410).

Public Act 306 of 2012 – Michigan Vehicle Code, Sobriety Court, Effective October 1, 2012
SB 0809 (Robertson) Traffic control; other; eligibility for sobriety court; clarify. Amends secs. 304, 319 & 319b of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.304 et seq.).

Public Act 305 of 2012 – Multi-Department Supplemental Appropriations, Effective October 1, 2012
HB 5400 (Moss) Appropriations; zero budget; multidepartment supplemental appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2012-2013. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 304 of 2012 – Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Wage Garnishment, Effective September 25, 2012
HB 5592 (Lane) Civil procedure; garnishment; effective period for writ of wage garnishment; extend. Amends sec. 4012 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.4012).

Public Act 303 of 2012 – Estates and Protected Individuals Code, Effective September 25, 2012
HB 5237 (Ouimet) Probate; wills and estates; administration and distribution of estates of decedents who die after December 31, 2009 and before January 1, 2011; modify. Amends sec. 2723 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.2723).

Public Act 302 of 2012 – Uniform Principal and Income Act, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
HB 5154 (Walsh) Probate; trusts; uniform principal and income act; modify. Amends secs. 409 & 505 of 2004 PA 159 (MCL 555.809 & 555.905) & adds sec. 606.

Public Act 301 of 2012 – Natural Resources & Environmental Protection Act, Effective September 25, 2012
HB 5452 (Rendon) Natural resources; fishing; prohibition on spearing fish in Houghton lake; repeal. Repeals sec. 48501 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.48501).

Public Act 300 of 2012 – The Public School Employees Retirement Act of 1979, Immediate Effect; Some Sections Not Effective Until January 1, 2013
SB 1040 (Kahn) Retirement; public school employees; member contributions; increase contribution to member investment plan and require all Tier 1 members to contribute at least 5% of compensation. Amends secs. 3a, 4, 43a, 84 & 91 of 1980 PA 300 (MCL 38.1303a et seq.); adds secs. 43g, 59, 84b, 91a & 92b & repeals sec. 43d of 1980 PA 300 (MCL 38.1343d).

Public Act 299 of 2012 – Use Tax Act, Effective August 23, 2012
HB 5146 (MacGregor) Use tax; collections; tax for use or consumption for a manufacturer that affixes a product to real estate; clarify. Amends sec. 3a of 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.93a).

Public Act 298 of 2012 – Financial Performance Audits, Effective August 23, 2012
HB 5007 (Somerville) Transportation; funds; financial performance audits; require of the department of treasury. Amends secs. 9a, 10c, 12, 13 & 20a of 1951 PA 51 (MCL 247.659a et seq.).

Public Act 297 of 2012 – Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective August 7, 2012
SB 1130 (Meekhof) Natural resources; sand dunes; local ordinances more protective of dunes; preempt and require impact that is significant and unreasonable on a local-unit-wide basis to justify denial of permit or variance, limit right to request formal hearing to applicant and adjacent landowner, place burden of proof on department, and require issuance of permits for driveways and accessibility measures under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 35301, 35302, 35304, 35305, 35306, 35310, 35311, 35312, 35313, 35316, 35317, 35319, 35320, 35321, 35322 & 35323 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.35301 et seq.); adds secs. 35311a & 35311b & repeals sec. 35326 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.35326).

Public Act 296 of 2012–Multidepartment Supplemental Appropriations, Effective August 1, 2012
HB 5015 (Moss) Appropriations; supplemental; multidepartment supplemental; provide for fiscal year 2011-2012. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 295 of 2012–Restitution for Victims of Certain Mortgage-Related Crimes, Effective August 1, 2012
SB 1160 (Casperson) Crimes; business crimes; foreclosure-related crimes; provide for restitution and authorize funding for various foreclosure counseling, blight elimination, and children's and veterans' assistance programs. Creates new act.

Public Act 294 of 2012–Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective August 1, 2012
SB 0821 (Moolenaar) Watercraft; other; inspection frequency, boat livery permit term, and certificate of number fee and term; revise for certain nonmotorized livery boats. Amends secs. 44514, 44516, 44517, 44518, 44520a & 80124 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.44514 et seq.) & adds sec. 44515a.

Public Act 293 of 2012–McCauley-Traxler-Law-Bowman-McNeely Lottery Act," Effective August 1, 2012
SB 0601 (Kowall) Gaming; lottery; sale of advertising on club keno lottery games; allow, and earmark revenues. Amends title & secs. 11 & 18 of 1972 PA 239 (MCL 432.11 & 432.18) & adds sec. 45.

Public Act 292 of 2012–Uniform Unclaimed Property Act, Effective August 1, 2012
HB 5577 (Nesbitt) State; escheats; uniform unclaimed property act; modify look-back period to 5 years. Amends secs. 30 & 32 of 1995 PA 29 (MCL 567.250 & 567.252).

Public Act 291 of 2012–Voluntary Home Visitation Programs, Effective 90 days After Sine Die Adjournment
HB 5572 (Lyons) Human services; other; support for certain voluntary home visiting programs for new and expectant families; clarify. Creates new act.

Public Act 290 of 2012–Local Development Financing Act, Effective August 1, 2012
HB 5246 (Schmidt, W.) Economic development; local development financing; number of smart zones; increase. Amends secs. 2, 4, 11b, 12, 12a, 12c & 12c[1] of 1986 PA 281 (MCL 125.2152 et seq.).

Public Act 289 of 2012–Public Health Code, Effective August 1, 2012
HB 4718 Kowall) Occupations; dental hygienists; supervision of assistants during certain procedures; authorize. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 16626.

Public Act 288 of 2012–Sharing Credit Rating Act, Effective August 1, 2012
HB 5570 (Rogers) State financing and management; bonds; municipal bond authority; allow to create an emergency loan board loan. Amends secs. 3, 7, 8 & 13 of 1985 PA 227 (MCL 141.1053 et seq.).

Public Act 287 of 2012–Disposition of Surplus Funds in the State Treasury, Effective August 1, 2012
HB 5569 (Ouimet) State financing and management; funds; disposition of surplus funds from emergency municipal loan act; clarify. Amends sec. 1 of 1855 PA 105 (MCL 21.141).

Public Act 286 of 2012–The State School Aid Act of 1979, Effective August 1, 2012
HB 5568 (Hughes) School aid; other; provisions regarding hardship advances and repayment of emergency loans; amend state school aid act to provide for. Amends sec. 15 of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1615).

Public Act 285 of 2012–The Revised School Code, Effective August 1, 2012
HB 5567 (Pscholka) Education; financing; permissible uses for school operating millages and repayment of hardship advances and emergency loans; amend revised school code regarding. Amends secs. 1211 & 1216 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1211 & 380.1216).

Public Act 284 of 2012–Emergency Municipal Loan Act, Effective August 1, 2012
HB 5566 (Denby) Local government; other; authorized loan amounts under the emergency municipal loan act; revise and make other general revisions. Amends title & secs. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 of 1980 PA 243 (MCL 141.931 et seq.) & adds sec. 6a.

Public Act 283 of 2012–Capital Outlay Supplemental, Effective August 1, 2012
HB 5364 (Kowall) Appropriations; supplemental; capital outlay supplemental to provide appropriations to Michigan natural resources trust fund; provide for. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 282 of 2012–Michigan Vehicle Code, Effective July 5, 2012
SB 0582 (Casperson) Vehicles; trucks; permissible weight of certain truck and trailer combinations used to transport boats from the manufacturer; increase. Amends sec. 719 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.719).

Public Act 281 of 2012–The Social Welfare Act, Effective July 5, 2012
HB 4723 (Genetski) Human services; food assistance; issuance of bridge card to inmates; prohibit. Amends 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.1 - 400.119b) by adding sec. 10e.

Public Act 280 of 2012–Michigan Election Law, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
HB 4656 (Forlini) Elections; campaign practices; prohibition for politicians' names to be attached to certain election-related materials sent to voters; provide for. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 931a.

Public Act 279 of 2012–Michigan Election Law, Effective July 3, 2012
HB 5297 (Outman) Elections; absent voters; federal write-in absentee ballot; expand to include state and local candidates and ballot questions. Amends sec. 759a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.759a).

Public Act 278 of 2012–The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective July 3, 2012
SB 0825 (Robertson) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain Michigan election law violations; enact. Amends sec. 11d, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11d).

Public Act 277 of 2012–Michigan Campaign Finance Act, Effective July 3, 2012
SB 0824 (Robertson) Campaign finance; campaign practices; multisection revisions; provide for. Amends secs. 4, 6, 15, 26, 29, 32, 33, 34, 36, 47 & 55 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.204 et seq.).

Public Act 276 of 2012–Michigan Election Law, Effective July 3, 2012
SB 0823 (Robertson) Elections; other; general amendments; provide for. Amends secs. 198, 326, 352, 624, 759, 931 & 973 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.198 et seq.); adds secs. 483a, 871b, 932c & 932e & repeals sec. 343a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.343a).

Public Act 275 of 2012–Michigan Campaign Finance Act, Effective July 3, 2012
HB 5058 (Knollenberg) Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; expenditures by candidate committees to defend certain officials in criminal or civil actions; limit. Amends secs. 9 & 21a of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.209 & 169.221a).

Public Act 274 of 2012–The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective July 3, 2012
SB 0753 (Brandenburg) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain campaign finance crimes; create. Amends sec. 11e, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11e).

Public Act 273 of 2012–Michigan Campaign Finance Act, Effective July 3, 2012
HB 5059 (Tyler) Campaign finance; statements and reports; ballot question and political party committee filing requirements; modify. Amends secs. 3, 4, 6, 11, 33 & 34 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.203 et seq.).

Public Act 272 of 2012–Michigan Election Law, Effective July 3, 2012
SB 0752 (Hansen) Elections; other; absent voting counting board; revise procedure, and require minor political parties to provide notice of county caucus or state convention to nominate candidates. Amends secs. 569a, 671, 792a & 871 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.569a et seq.) & adds sec. 686b.

Public Act 271 of 2012–Michigan Election Law, Effective July 3, 2012
HB 5062 (Forlini) Elections; other; postelection audits and continuing election education programs; add to the Michigan election law and make other miscellaneous changes to the Michigan election law. Amends secs. 31, 33, 679a, 811, 847, 931 & 942 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.31 et seq.) & adds sec. 31a.

Public Act 270 of 2012–Michigan Election Law, Effective July 3, 2012
SB 0751 (Robertson) Elections; qualified voter file; active and inactive qualified voter files; create, require ballot tracker program to be used by local governments, and require the secretary of state to send notice to an elector when receiving a surrendered state driver license of that elector. Amends secs. 509r, 509aa, 658, 659 & 761 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.509r et seq.) & adds sec. 764c.

Public Act 269 of 2012–Emergency Medical Services, Effective July 3, 2012
SB 0995 (Walker) Health facilities; emergency medical services; amount of liability coverage required for certain hospital aircraft transport vehicles; modify. Amends sec. 20934 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.20934).

Public Act 268 of 2012–Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Nonmedical Malpractice, Effective July 3, 2012
SB 0783 (Schuitmaker) Torts; nonmedical malpractice; certified public accountants; modify protection from liability to nonclients. Amends sec. 2962 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2962).

Public Act 267 of 2012–Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Effective July 3, 2012
SB 0700 (Hansen) Courts; district court; fee charged by district judges and magistrates to perform marriages; authorize state court administrative office to set fee and require fee to be paid to district court in the district where wedding is performed. Amends sec. 8316 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8316).

Public Act 266 of 2012–Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Effective July 3, 2012
SB 0699 (Hansen) Courts; probate court; fee charged by probate judge to perform marriages; authorize and require fee to be paid to probate court in county where ceremony is performed. Amends sec. 874 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.874).

Public Act 265 of 2012–Effective July 3, 2012
SB 0698 (Hansen) Family law; marriage and divorce; persons authorized to solemnize marriage; allow district judges, district court magistrates, and probate judges to perform marriages anywhere in the state. Amends sec. 7 of 1846 RS 83 (MCL 551.7).

Public Act 264 of 2012–Stille-DeRossett-Hale Single State Construction Code Act, Effective July 3, 2012
SB 0570 (Green) Construction; code; log walls; permit in residential buildings under certain conditions. Amends 1972 PA 230 (MCL 125.1501 - 125.1531) by adding sec. 13f.
Public Act 263 of 2012–Michigan Vehicle Code, Effective July 3, 2012
SB 1030 (Caswell) Traffic control; traffic regulation; certain requirements for stopping for school bus; revise. Amends sec. 682 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.682).

Public Act 262 of 2012–Commercial Snow Removal Vehicles, Effective July 2, 2012
HB 4146 (Gilbert) Vehicles; equipment; warning lights and alarms on commercial snow removal vehicles; require under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 698 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.698) & adds sec. 682c.

Public Act 261 of 2012–An Act to Provide for the Employment of Inmate Labor in Correctional Institutions, Effective July 2, 2012
HB 5658 (Haveman) Corrections; other; correctional industries; clarify use of inmate labor. Amends secs. 2 & 6 of 1968 PA 15 (MCL 800.322 & 800.326).

Public Act 260 of 2012–Wireless Communication Devices, Effective January 1, 2013
HB 5468 (Nesbitt) Communications; telecommunications; collection of 9-1-1 surcharge on prepaid wireless communication devices; impose. Amends secs. 102, 401a, 401b, 401c & 401d of 1986 PA 32 (MCL 484.1102 et seq.) & repeals sec. 717 of 1986 PA 32 (MCL 484.1717).

Public Act 259 of 2012–Sunset for Boot Camp Program, Effective July 2, 2012
SB 0861 (Jones) Corrections; alternatives; sunset for boot camp program; eliminate. Amends sec. 34a of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.234a).

Public Act 258 of 2012–Certification of Driver Education Providers, Effective July 2, 2012
SB 0853 (Emmons) Vehicles; driver training; fingerprint and criminal history record information requirements under driver education provider and instructor act; revise. Amends secs. 29, 35 & 59 of 2006 PA 384 (MCL 256.649 et seq.).

Public Act 257 of 2012–Michigan Fireworks Safety Act, Effective July 2, 2012
SB 0193 (Jones) Explosives; licensing; Michigan fireworks safety act; create. Creates new act & repeals ch. XXXIX of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.243a - 750.243e).

Public Act 256 of 2012–Prohibited Items in Jail, Effective July 2, 2012
SB 0552 (Hansen) Corrections; other; distribution, possession, or use of cellular telephone or other wireless communication device in a jail; amend 1981 PA 7 to prohibit and provide a penalty. Amends 1981 PA 7 (MCL 801.261 - 801.267) by adding sec. 2a.

Public Act 255 of 2012–Prohibited Items in Jail, Effective July 2, 2012
SB 0551 (Hansen) Corrections; other; possession or use of cellular telephone or wireless device by prisoner in correctional facility; prohibit, and provide penalties. Amends sec. 3a of 1909 PA 17 (MCL 800.283a).

Public Act 254 of 2012–Uniform Standards and Regulations, Effective July 2, 2012
HB 5596 (Daley) Agriculture; weights and measures; uniform standards and regulations; modify. Amends secs. 10a, 10b, 28c, 28d, 29, 31 & 31a of 1964 PA 283 (MCL 290.610a et seq.) & adds sec. 28e.

Public Act 253 of 2012–Uniform Standards and Regulations, Effective July 2, 2012
HB 5595 (Brunner) Agriculture; weights and measures; uniform standards and regulations; modify. Amends secs. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9a & 9b of 1964 PA 283 (MCL 290.602 et seq.).

Public Act 252 of 2012–Axle Weight Variance, Effective July 2, 2012
HB 5424 (Lyons) Traffic control; traffic regulation; axle weight variance for grain trucks; allow under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 722 & 724 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.722 & 257.724).

Public Act 251 of 2012–Dark Sky Preserve Program, Effective July 2, 2012
HB 5414 (Foster) Natural resources; other; dark sky preserve program; expand. Amends secs. 75101, 75102 & 75104 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.75101 et seq.).

Public Act 250 of 2012–Youth Hunting Program, Effective July 2, 2012
HB 5226 (Haugh) Children; foster care; criteria for eligibility in the mentored youth hunting program; clarify. Amends sec. 9 of 1935 PA 220 (MCL 400.209).

Public Act 249 of 2012–Boat Livery Permit, Effective July 2, 2012
HB 5164 (Pettalia) Watercraft; other; inspection frequency, boat livery permit term, and certificate of number fee and term; revise for certain nonmotorized livery boats. Amends secs. 44514, 44516, 44517, 44518, 44520a & 80124 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.44514 et seq.) & adds sec. 44515a.

Public Act 248 of 2012–Ad Valorem Property Tax, Effective July 2, 2012
HB 4913 (Foster) Property tax; classification; requirements to withdraw commercial forestland from ad valorem property tax; modify. Amends sec. 51108 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.51108).

Public Act 247 of 2012–Beach Grooming, Effective July 2, 2012
SB 1052 (Casperson) Natural resources; shorelands; beach grooming; allow. Amends secs. 30301, 30305, 30306, 30312, 32501, 32502, 32503, 32505, 32510, 32512, 32512a & 32513 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.30301 et seq.) & repeals sec. 32516 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.32516).

Public Act 246 of 2012–Hunting on a Licensed Game Bird Hunting Preserve, Effective July 2, 2012
SB 1045 (Gleason) Natural resources; hunting; disabled individual hunting on a licensed game bird hunting preserve; allow to possess a firearm in a motorized vehicle. Amends secs. 40111 & 81133 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.40111 & 324.81133).

Public Act 245 of 2012–Use of Crossbows for Fishing, Effective July 2, 2012
SB 0897 (Booher) Natural resources; fishing; use of crossbows for fishing; allow. Amends sec. 48703 of PA 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.48703).

Public Act 244 of 2012–Definition of Pistol, Effective July 2, 2012
SB 0762 (Robertson) Weapons; firearms; definition of pistol; modify. Amends sec. 2951 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2951).

Public Act 243 of 2012–Definition of Pistol, Effective July 2, 2012
SB 0761 (Kowall) Weapons; firearms; definition of pistol; modify. Amends sec. 1 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421).

Public Act 242 of 2012–Definition of Pistol, Effective July 2, 2012
SB 0760 (Green) Weapons; firearms; definition of pistol; modify. Amends secs. 222 & 223 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.222 & 750.223).

Public Act 241 of 2012–Hunters Helping Farmers Program, Effective July 2, 2012
SB 0717 (Proos) Natural resources; hunting; hunters helping farmers program; create. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101 - 324.90106) by adding sec. 43526a.

Public Act 240 of 2012–Purchase of State Land Using State Funds, Effective July 2, 2012
SB 0248 (Casperson) Property; land sales; purchase of state land using state funds; modify criteria. Amends sec. 503 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.503).

Public Act 239 of 2012–Historic Vehicles, Effective June 29, 2012
SB 1146 (Kowall) Vehicles; historic; use of historic vehicles during the month of August; designate as exhibition. Amends sec. 20a of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.20a).

Public Act 238 of 2012–Fair and Open Competition in Government Contracts, Effective June 29, 2012
SB 1085 (Moolenaar) Labor; fair employment practices; fair and open competition in government contracts act; clarify that the state is acting as a market participant. Amends title & secs. 5, 7, 9 & 13 of 2011 PA 98 (MCL 408.875 et seq.) & adds secs. 2 & 8.

Public Act 237 of 2012–Sale or Exchange of Surplus Personal Property, Effective June 29, 2012
SB 1044 (Proos) State financing and management; other; sale or exchange of surplus personal property; modify. Amends sec. 267 of 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1267).

Public Act 236 of 2012–Supplemental Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2011-2012, Effective June 29, 2012
SB 0871 (Kahn) Appropriations; zero budget; supplemental appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2011-2012. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 235 of 2012–County Department of Veterans Affairs, Effective June 29, 2012
SB 0543 (Brandenburg) Counties; boards and commissions; membership on county department of veterans' affairs; modify eligibility criteria. Amends sec. 1 of 1953 PA 192 (MCL 35.621).

Public Act 234 of 2012–Delinquent Taxes Levied on Real Property, Effective June 29, 2012
HB 5609 (Huuki) Property tax; delinquent taxes; personal liability for delinquent taxes levied on real property; provide for under certain circumstances. Amends 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.1 - 211.155) by adding sec. 78p.

Public Act 233 of 2012–Statewide Single Audit, Effective June 29, 2012
HB 5553 (Denby) State financing and management; budget; statewide single audit; implement. Amends sec. 461 of 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1461).

Public Act 232 of 2012–Public Education Investments in Certain Deposit Accounts, Effective June 29, 2012
HB 5287 (Knollenberg) Education; financing; investments in certain deposit accounts; authorize. Amends secs. 622 & 1223 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.622 & 380.1223).

Public Act 231 of 2012–Regulation of Certain Vehicles, Effective June 29, 2012
HB 5228 (MacMaster) Transportation; carriers; applicability of motor carrier safety act of 1963 to certain commercial vehicles; revise to exclude commercial vehicles weighing under 26,001 pounds. Amends sec. 1a of 1963 PA 181 (MCL 480.11a).

Public Act 230 of 2012–Audits of Contract Expenditures, Effective June 29, 2012
HB 5158 (Forlini) State financing and management; other; audits of contract expenditures for organizations that provide service contract for the state; provide for. Amends 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1101 - 18.1594) by adding sec. 470.

Public Act 229 of 2012–Corridor Improvement, Effective June 29, 2012
HB 5142 (Ouimet) Economic development; corridor improvement; certain joint authorities; provide for. Amends secs. 2, 4, 6, 8 & 11 of 2005 PA 280 (MCL 125.2872 et seq.).

Public Act 228 of 2012–"Corporal Matthew Edwards Memorial Highway," Effective June 29, 2012
HB 5045 (Geiss) Highways; name; portion of US-24; designate as the "Corporal Matthew Edwards Memorial Highway". Amends 2001 PA 142 (MCL 250.1001 - 250.2080) by adding sec. 1071.

Public Act 227 of 2012–"Auxiliary Lieutenant Dan Kromer Memorial Highway," Effective June 29, 2012
HB 5044 (Geiss) Highways; name; portion of I-94; designate as the "Auxiliary Lieutenant Dan Kromer Memorial Highway". Amends 2001 PA 142 (MCL 250.1001 - 250.2080) by adding sec. 1070.

Public Act 226 of 2012–Distribution of Certain Revenue, Effective June 29, 2012
HB 4025 (Agema) Sales tax; distribution; distribution of certain revenue from aviation fuel to be earmarked into the state aeronautics fund; provide for. Amends sec. 25 of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.75).

Public Act 225 of 2012–Transportation Funding, Effective June 29, 2012
SB 0351 (Proos) Sales tax; distribution; percentage of sales tax collected to be earmarked to transportation funding; establish. Amends sec. 25 of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.75).

Public Act 224 of 2012–Income Tax Personal Exemptions, Effective June 29, 2012
HB 5700 (Hughes) Income tax; exemptions; personal exemption; increase. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding sec. 30a.

Public Act 223 of 2012–Income Tax Rate Reduction, Effective June 29, 2012
HB 5699 (McBroom) Income tax; rate; rate reduction; begin on October 1, 2012. Amends sec. 51 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.51).

Public Act 222 of 2012–The Exemption of Certain Property from Certain Taxes, Effective June 28, 2012
HB 5646 (Schmidt, W.) Economic development; other; exemption of certain parcels from the eligible tax reverted property specific tax; provide for. Amends sec. 5 of 2003 PA 260 (MCL 211.1025); adds sec. 5a & repeals sec. 6 of 2003 PA 260 (MCL 211.1026).

Public Act 221 of 2012–21st Century Jobs Trust Fund, Effective June 28, 2012
HB 5477 (Schmidt, W.) State financing and management; funds; 21st century jobs trust fund; modify. Amends secs. 88f & 88q of 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2088f & 125.2088q).

Public Act 220 of 2012–Judgment Interest Rate, Effective June 28, 2012
HB 5340 (Gilbert) Property tax; tax tribunal; judgment interest rate; revise. Amends sec. 37 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.737).

Public Act 219 of 2012–Unemployment Compensation Fund and Disbursement, Effective June 28, 2012
SB 1107 (Brandenburg) Employment security; reports; look-back period in reporting for professional employer organization; modify. Amends sec. 13m of 1936 (Ex Sess) PA 1 (MCL 421.13m).

Public Act 218 of 2012–Unemployment Compensation Fund and Disbursement, Effective June 28, 2012
SB 1106 (Caswell) Employment security; benefits; eligibility for certain family members of a corporation or type 2 partnership; clarify. Amends sec. 46 of 1936 (Ex Sess) PA 1 (MCL 421.46).

Public Act 217 of 2012–Collection of Income Tax, Effective June 28, 2012
SB 1104 (Jansen) Income tax; collections; withholding requirements for certain qualified charitable gift annuities and for flow-through entities; clarify. Amends sec. 703 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.703) & adds sec. 704.

Public Act 216 of 2012–Unemployment Compensation Fund and Disbursement, Effective June 28, 2012
SB 1094 (Caswell) Employment security; benefits; eligibility when receiving reduced wages; allow. Amends 1936 (Ex Sess) PA 1 (MCL 421.1 - 421.75) by adding secs. 28b, 28c, 28d, 28e, 28f, 28g, 28h, 28i, 28j, 28k, 28l & 28m.

Public Act 215 of 2012–The Nonprofit Health Care Corporation Reform Act, Effective June 28, 2012
HB 5421 (Lori) Insurance; health; denial of coverage for telemedicine services; prohibit. Amends 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.100 - 500.8302) by adding sec. 3476.

Public Act 214 of 2012–The Nonprofit Health Care Corporation Reform Act, Effective June 28, 2012
HB 5408 (Haines) Insurance; health care corporations; denial of coverage for telemedicine services; prohibit. Amends 1980 PA 350 (MCL 550.1101 - 550.1704) by adding sec. 401k.

Public Act 213 of 2012–Bottle Deposits, Effective June 27, 2012
HB 5660 (Stamas) Trade; containers; biodegradable containers and certain containers made of aluminum and plastic or paper; exempt from bottle deposit. Amends 1976 IL 1 (MCL 445.571 - 445.576) by adding sec. 1a.

Public Act 212 of 2012–Michigan Liquor Control Code of 1998, Effective June 27, 2012
HB 5611 (Ouimet) Liquor; licenses; sale of alcohol at certain sporting events held at a university's outdoor stadium; allow. Amends sec. 531 of 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1531).

Public Act 211 of 2012–The Revenue Collection Duties of the Department of Treasury, Effective June 27, 2012
HB 5543 (Pscholka) Taxation; administration; effect of filing a return; clarify. Amends sec. 27a of 1941 PA 122 (MCL 205.27a).

Public Act 210 of 2012–Estates and Protected Individuals Code, Effective June 27, 2012
HB 5441 (Hughes) Probate; guardians and conservators; duties of guardian ad litem; revise. Amends sec. 5305 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.5305).

Public Act 209 of 2012–Public Health Code, Pharmacy Practices, Effective June 27, 2012
HB 5131 (Liss) Health; pharmaceuticals; duties of prescribers and agents; clarify, and modify certain pharmacy practices. Amends secs. 7405, 17702, 17703, 17708, 17751, 17754 & 17763 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.7405 et seq.) & adds sec. 17744.

Public Act 208 of 2012–Insurance Code of 1956, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
HB 4596 (Howze) Insurance; essential; use of credit information and credit scoring; regulate. Amends 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.100 - 500.8302) by adding sec. 2157.

Public Act 207 of 2012–Insurance Code of 1956, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
HB 4595 (Shaughnessy) Insurance; essential; use of credit information and credit scoring; regulate. Amends 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.100 - 500.8302) by adding sec. 2154.

Public Act 206 of 2012–Insurance Code of 1956, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
HB 4594 (Opsommer) Insurance; essential; use of credit information and credit scoring; regulate. Amends 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.100 - 500.8302) by adding secs. 2153 & 2156.

Public Act 205 of 2012–Insurance Code of 1956, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
HB 4593 (Glardon) Insurance; essential; use of credit information and credit scoring; regulate. Amends 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.100 - 500.8302) by adding ch. 21A.

Public Act 204 of 2012–Michigan Vehicle Code, Effective June 27, 2012
HB 4455 (Shaughnessy) Insurance; no-fault; duties of the assigned claims facility; transfer to Michigan automobile insurance placement facility. Amends secs. 3171, 3172, 3173a, 3174, 3175, 3320 & 3330 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.3171 et seq.).

Public Act 203 of 2012–Michigan Vehicle Code, Effective June 27, 2012
SB 1034 (Hildenbrand) Vehicles; registration; multiple reinstatements of license suspended for nonpayment of driver responsibility fee; allow under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 732a of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.732a).

Public Act 202 of 2012–Michigan Penal Code, Effective June 27, 2012
HB 5560 (Shaughnessy) Crimes; disorderly conduct; penalties for disrupting a religious service; increase. Amends sec. 169 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.169).

Public Act 201 of 2012–State School Aid Act of 1979, Effective June 26, 2012
HB 5372 (Genetski) Appropriations; school aid; fiscal year 2012-2013 omnibus appropriations for school aid, higher education, and community colleges; provide for. Amends secs. 11, 17b, 201 & 236 of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1611 et seq.).

Public Act 200 of 2012–Omnibus Budget Appropriations Bill, Effective June 26, 2012, with line-item vetoes
HB 5365 (Moss) Appropriations; zero budget; omnibus budget appropriations bill; provide for. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 199 of 2012–Omnibus Bill, Executive Recommendation, Effective June 26, 2012
SB 0316 (Booher) Appropriations; other; executive recommendation; provide for omnibus bill. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 198 of 2012–The Revised School Code, Effective June 26, 2012
HB 4513 (Franz) Education; attendance; age and date requirement for entering school; revise in school code. Amends sec. 1147 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1147).

Public Act 197 of 2012–The Social Welfare Act, Effective June 26, 2012
SB 0109 (Jones) Human services; services or financial assistance; access to cash benefits from automatic teller machines (ATMs) located in casinos; prohibit. Amends 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.1 - 400.119b) by adding sec. 57v.

Public Act 196 of 2012–The Social Welfare Act, Effective June 26, 2012
HB 4724 (Genetski) Human services; food assistance; replacement costs for lost or stolen bridge card; clarify. Amends 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.1 - 400.119b) by adding sec. 14k.

Public Act 195 of 2012–The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective June 26, 2012
HB 5563 (Graves) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of first degree and second degree child abuse; revise, and provide penalties for crimes involving the commission of child abuse in the presence of another child. Amends sec. 16g, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16g).

Public Act 194 of 2012–The Michigan Penal Code, Effective June 26, 2012
HB 5562 (Lori) Crimes; crimes against minors; child abuse penalties; enhance, and provide penalties for crimes involving the commission of child abuse in the presence of another child. Amends sec. 136b of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.136b) & adds sec. 136d.

Public Act 193 of 2012–Agricultrual Loan Origination Program, Effective June 26, 2012
HB 5717 (Franz) Agriculture; other; agricultural loan program for certain agricultural disasters; provide for. Creates & repeals new act.

Public Act 192 of 2012–Capital Outlay Supplemental for Fiscal Year 2011-2012, Effective June 26, 2012
HB 5541 (Kowall) Appropriations; supplemental; capital outlay supplemental for fiscal year 2011-2012; provide for. Creates appropriation act

Public Act 191 of 2012–Charter Township Act, Effective June 20, 2012
HB 5573 (Forlini) Townships; charter; establishment and maintenance of a free public library; revise population threshold. Amends sec. 13a of 1947 PA 359 (MCL 42.13a).

Public Act 190 of 2012–Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective June 20, 2012
SB 1090 (Casperson) Environmental protection; cleanups; criteria for venting groundwater in environmental contamination cleanups; modify. Amends sec. 20120e of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.20120e).

Public Act 189 of 2012–Bingo and Charitable Gaming, Effective June 20, 2012
SB 1077 (Casperson) Gaming; bingo and charitable gaming; raffle license; allow to be issued to a fraternal organization that is not affiliated with a national organization. Amends secs. 3 & 12 of 1972 PA 382 (MCL 432.103 & 432.112).

Public Act 188 of 2012–Tobacco Products Tax Act, Effective June 20, 2012
SB 0930 (Kahn) Taxation; tobacco; tax administration, enforcement, and distribution; modify. Amends secs. 2, 5a, 6a, 7 & 12 of 1993 PA 327 (MCL 205.422 et seq.) & adds sec. 17.

Public Act 187 of 2012–The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective June 20, 2012
SB 0722 (Jones) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of knowingly buying or selling stolen plastic bulk merchandise containers; provide for. Amends sec. 14h, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.14h).

Public Act 186 of 2012–Regulate the Purchase and Sale of Certain Plastic Items, Effective June 20, 2012
SB 0721 (Jones) Occupations; business licensing and regulation; sales of plastic bulk merchandise containers; regulate dealers and transactions. Creates new act.

Public Act 185 of 2012–General Property Tax Act, Effective June 20, 2012
SB 0323 (Proos) Property tax; payment and collection; summer tax collection for municipalities; modify. Amends secs. 34d, 35 & 37 of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.34d et seq.).

Public Act 184 of 2012–General Property Tax Act, Effective June 20, 2012
SB 0322 (Hildenbrand) Property tax; payment and collection; summer collection of certain winter taxes; provide for under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 44a of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.44a).

Public Act 183 of 2012–Public Health Code, Effective July 1, 2012
SB 1082 (Hildenbrand) Controlled substances; schedules; synthetic cannabinoids; classify as schedule 1 controlled substances and prohibit sales and offer to sell certain products represented to contain controlled substances or having the effects of controlled substances. Amends sec. 7212 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.7212); adds sec. 7417.

Public Act 182 of 2012–Public Health Code, Effective June 19, 2012
SB 0789 (Jones) Controlled substances; schedules; temporary scheduling of controlled substance; provide for under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 2251, 7201, 7202, 7203 & 7204 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.2251 et seq.).

Public Act 181 of 2012–Administrative Procedures Act of 1969, Effective June 19, 2012
HB 5714 (Somerville) Controlled substances; schedules; promulgation of an emergency rule for scheduling certain controlled substances; allow. Amends sec. 48 of 1969 PA 306 (MCL 24.248).

Public Act 180 of 2012–Public Health Code, Effective June 19, 2012
HB 5338 (McBroom) Controlled substances; schedules; temporary scheduling of controlled substance; provide for under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 2251, 7201, 7202, 7203 & 7204 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.2251 et seq.).

Public Act 179 of 2012–Public Health Code, Effective June 19, 2012
SB 0723 (Marleau) Health facilities; patient directives; peace of mind registry; create, and provide for registration of and access to peace of mind directives. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 10301.

Public Act 178 of 2012–Food Law of 2000, Effective June 19, 2012
HB 5130 (Denby) Food; service establishments; food services laws and regulations; modify. Amends secs. 1105, 1107, 1109, 1111, 2119, 2125, 2129, 3103, 3105, 3125, 3127, 3133, 4102, 4103, 4105, 4111, 4117, 4123, 4125, 4127, 4129, 5101, 6101, 6107, 6135, 7101, 7113, 7133, 7137 & 8107 of 2000 PA 92 (MCL 289.1105 et seq.); adds secs. 2132, 4114, 7104, 7112 & 7114 & repeals sec. 2103 of 2000 PA 92 (MCL 289.2103) & 1963 PA 244 (MCL 289.321 - 289.336).

Public Act 177 of 2012–The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective June 19, 2012
SB 0468 (Hansen) Criminal procedure; arrests; complainant's signature requirement to file a criminal complaint in cases alleging vulnerable adult abuse; prohibit magistrate from refusing to accept complaint because signed upon information and belief by individual other than the victim. Amends sec. 1a, ch. IV of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 764.1a).

Public Act 176 of 2012–Senior Medical Alert, Effective June 19, 2012
SB 0466 (Schuitmaker) Law enforcement; reports; senior medical alert program; provide for. Creates new act.

Public Act 175 of 2012–The Social Welfare Act, Effective June 19, 2012
SB 0464 (Schuitmaker) Criminal procedure; other; development of investigative protocols and abuse and neglect interview protocols for vulnerable adults; require by certain local agencies. Amends sec. 11b of 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.11b).

Public Act 174 of 2012–Public Health Code, Effective June 19, 2012
SB 0462 (Bieda) Health facilities; nursing homes; reporting requirements for abuse or neglect in nursing homes; modify. Amends sec. 21771 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.21771).

Public Act 173 of 2012–Estates and Protected Individuals Code, Effective June 19, 2012
SB 0461 (Schuitmaker) Probate; guardians and conservators; miscellaneous provisions in EPIC regarding legally incapacitated and other protected and vulnerable individuals; revise. Amends secs. 2802, 2803, 2804, 5305, 5306, 5314, 5315, 5316, 5410, 5422, 5423 & 5501 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.2802 et seq.) & adds secs. 5306a & 5319.

Public Act 172 of 2012–The Michigan Penal Code, Effective June 19, 2012
SB 0459 (Emmons) Crimes; embezzlement; crime of obtaining signature by fraud and penalties for financial exploitation of vulnerable adults; increase under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 159g, 174a & 273 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.159g et seq.).

Public Act 171 of 2012–Elder Death Review Team, Effective June 19, 2012
SB 0457 (Colbeck) Counties; employees and officers; county medical examiner to establish an elder death review team; allow. Amends secs. 1c, 2 & 3 of 1953 PA 181 (MCL 52.201c et seq.).

Public Act 170 of 2012–Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Testimony of a Vulnerable Adult, Effective June 19, 2012
SB 0454 (Nofs) Civil procedure; evidence; testimony of a vulnerable adult; allow to be presented by videotape or closed-circuit television. Amends sec. 2163a of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2163a).

Public Act 169 of 2012–The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective June 19, 2012
SB 0455 (Rocca) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of financial exploitation of vulnerable adult; revise to reflect increased penalties. Amends sec. 16i, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16i).

Public Act 168 of 2012–The Code of Criminal Procedure, Effective June 19, 2012
SB 0465 (Hildenbrand) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of financial exploitation of vulnerable adult; revise to reflect increased penalties. Amends sec. 16i, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16i).

Public Act 167 of 2012–Flags of the United States and State of Michigan, Effective June 14, 2012
SB 0640 (Kahn) State; buildings; flags of the United States and the state of Michigan flown at state buildings or sold by state agencies; require to be made in the United States. Amends title of 1911 PA 209 (MCL 2.21 - 2.27) & adds sec. 2a.

Public Act 166 of 2012–Insurance Code of 1956, Effective June 14, 2012
SB 0937 (Hune) Insurance; other; receivers; limit powers related to secured instruments. Amends sec. 8115a of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.8115a).

Public Act 165 of 2012–Insurance Code of 1956, Effective 90 days after sine die adjournment
SB 0300 (Gleason) Insurance; essential; use of credit information and credit scoring; regulate. Amends 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.100 - 500.8302) by adding ch. 21A.

Public Act 164 of 2012–Natural Resources and Environmental Effective June 14, 2012
SB 0744 (Kowall) Environmental protection; permits; permit processing period; extend at request of applicant under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 1307 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.1307).

Public Act 163 of 2012–Probate Code of 1939, Effective June 12, 2012
SB 0320 (Jones) Children; protection; ex parte emergency removal order allowing the department of human services to take protective custody of a child; allow. Amends secs. 10, 13a & 14, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.10 et seq.) & adds secs. 14a & 14b to ch. XIIA.

Public Act 162 of 2012–The Paternity Act, Effective June 12, 2012
HB 5329 (Somerville) Family law; paternity; order of filiation; allow to be set aside under revocation of paternity act. Amends sec. 10 of 1956 PA 205 (MCL 722.720).

Public Act 161 of 2012–Acknowledgement of Parentage Act, Effective June 12, 2012
HB 5328 (Lori) Family law; paternity; acknowledgment of parentage; allow to be set aside under revocation of paternity act. Amends sec. 7 of 1996 PA 305 (MCL 722.1007) & repeals sec. 11 of 1996 PA 305 (MCL 722.1011).

Public Act 160 of 2012–Estates and Protected Individuals Code, Effective June 12, 2012
SB 0560 (Jones) Family law; paternity; determination of parentage for intestate succession; provide for determination under revocation of paternity act. Amends sec. 2114 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.2114).

Public Act 159 of 2012–Revocation of Paternity Act, Effective June 12, 2012
SB 0557 (Bieda) Family law; paternity; revocation of paternity act; enact. Creates new act.

Public Act 158 of 2012–Insurance Code of 1956, Damage to Motor Vehicles, Effective June 7, 2012
HB 5362 (Denby) Insurance; no-fault; liability for damage to motor vehicles; increase limit. Amends sec. 3135 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.3135).

Public Act 157 of 2012–Michigan Election Law, Effective June 5, 2012
HB 5119 (Outman) Elections; election officials; jurisdiction in which a precinct election inspector may serve; expand. Amends sec. 677 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.677).

Public Act 156 of 2012–Michigan Election Law, Effective June 5, 2012
HB 4653 (Forlini) Elections; polling places; displaying the name of any elected or appointed official on materials at public polling locations; prohibit. Amends sec. 744 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.744) & adds sec. 744a.

Public Act 155 of 2012–Special Olympics Fund, Effective June 5, 2012
SB 0381 (Jones) Income tax; other; special Olympics Michigan fund; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 154 of 2012–Income Tax Act of 1967, Special Olympics Fund, Effective June 5, 2012
HB 4632 (Cotter) Income tax; checkoff; special Olympics Michigan fund; provide check-off option. Amends sec. 435 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.435).

Public Act 153 of 2012–Community College Act of 1966, Effective May 30, 2012
HB 5288 (Womack) Higher education; community colleges; investments in certain deposit accounts; authorize. Amends sec. 142 of 1966 PA 331 (MCL 389.142).

Public Act 152 of 2012–Investment of Funds of Public Corporations of the States, Effective May 30, 2012
HB 5289 (Ouimet) Local government; financing; investments in certain deposit accounts; authorize. Amends sec. 1 of 1943 PA 20 (MCL 129.91).

Public Act 151 of 2012–Income Tax Act of 1967, Effective May 30, 2012
HB 5232 (Farrington) Income tax; checkoff; contribution designation requirements; modify. Amends sec. 435 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.435).

Public Act 150 of 2012–Mortgage Loan Originator Licensing Act, Effective May 30, 2012
SB 0908 (Booher) Financial institutions; loan officers; regulation of loan modification activities by mortgage loan originators; clarify. Amends secs. 3 & 5 of 2009 PA 75 (MCL 493.133 & 493.135).

Public Act 149 of 2012–Farm Produce Insurance Act, Effective May 30, 2012
SB 0888 (Green) Occupations; agriculture; administration of farm produce insurance program; authorize collection of fee from producers for state enforcement costs and revise fund investment requirements. Amends title & secs. 3, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15 & 21 of 2003 PA 198 (MCL 285.313 et seq.) & adds sec. 10.

Public Act 148 of 2012–Grain Dealers Act, Effective May 30, 2012
SB 0887 (Green) Occupations; licensing fees; grain dealers; modify fees, and eliminate surety requirements. Amends sec. 8 of 1939 PA 141 (MCL 285.68) & repeals sec. 27 of 1939 PA 141 (MCL 285.87).

Public Act 147 of 2012–The Code of Criminal Procedure, Selling or Possessing Automated Sales Suppression Device, Effective May 30, 2012
SB 0769 (Pappageorge) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of selling or possessing automated sales suppression device, zapper, or phantom-ware; enact. Amends sec. 16t, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16t).

Public Act 146 of 2012–The Michigan Penal Code, Effective May 30, 2012
SB 0768 (Pappageorge) Crimes; business crimes; possession, manufacturing, or sale of an automated sales suppression device; prohibit. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1 - 750.568) by adding sec. 411w.

Public Act 145 of 2012–Michigan Strategic Fund Act, Effective May 30, 2012
SB 0929 (Kowall) State financing and management; funds; 21st century jobs trust fund; modify. Amends secs. 9, 88b, 88c, 88h & 88k of 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2009 et seq.).

Public Act 144 of 2012–Uniform Unclaimed Property Act, Effective May 24, 2012
HB 4563 (Nesbitt) State; escheats; business-to-business exemption; provide for. Amends 1995 PA 29 (MCL 567.221 - 567.265) by adding sec. 37a.

Public Act 143 of 2012–Michigan Zoning Enabling Act, Effective May 24, 2012
SB 1064 (Kowall) Land use; zoning and growth management; wireless communications equipment; regulate special land use approval. Amends 2006 PA 110 (MCL 125.3101 - 125.3702) by adding sec. 3514.

Public Act 142 of 2012–Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Small Claims Suits, Effective May 22, 2012
SB 0269 (Schuitmaker) Civil procedure; small claims; limitation on recovery amount in small claims suits; revise. Amends sec. 8401 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8401).

Public Act 141 of 2012–Estates and Protected Individuals Code, Effective May 22, 2012
SB 0092 (Bieda) Probate; powers of attorney; written acknowledgment of responsibilities by agent appointed under a power of attorney; require. Amends sec. 5501 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.5501).

Public Act 140 of 2012–General Provisions Concerning Real Estate, Effective May 22, 2012
SB 0065 (Schuitmaker) Housing; landlord and tenants; provision relating to the termination of lease for certain controlled substance offenders; modify. Amends sec. 34 of 1846 RS 66 (MCL 554.134).

Public Act 139 of 2012–Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Landlord and Tenants, Effective May 22, 2012
SB 0064 (Jones) Housing; landlord and tenants; 7-day notice to quit for tenants who injure or threaten to injure other tenants or employees; require. Amends sec. 5714 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.5714).

Public Act 138 of 2012–Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective May 22, 2012
SB 0499 (Casperson) Recreation; trails; rail trails; authorize installation of telecommunication facilities. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101 - 324.90106) by adding sec. 72116.

Public Act 137 of 2012–Land Transfer Act, Effective May 16, 2012
HB 5186 (Kurtz) Property; conveyances; reverter clause for certain property in Branch county if not used for educational purposes; replace with right of entry if land not used for public purposes. Creates land transfer act.

Public Act 136 of 2012–Inmate Reimbursement to Municipalities Act, Effective May 16, 2012
SB 0393 (Jones) Corrections; jails; population requirement for municipalities eligible to seek reimbursement from inmates; remove. Amends sec. 2 of 2006 PA 88 (MCL 801.312).

Public Act 135 of 2012–The General Property Tax Act, Effective May 16, 2012
HB 5178 (Tlaib) Property tax; exemptions; poverty exemption; revise filing requirements. Amends sec. 7u of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7u).

Public Act 134 of 2012–Postsecondary Enrollment Options Act, Effective May 15, 2012
SB 0710 (Emmons) Education; students; dual enrollment opportunities for high school students in certain postsecondary institutions; expand to nonpublic school and home-schooled students. Amends title & secs. 4, 7, 9, 10 & 11 of 1996 PA 160 (MCL 388.514 et seq.).

Public Act 133 of 2012–Career and Technical Preparation Act, Effective May 15, 2012
SB 0709 (Emmons) Education; students; dual enrollment opportunities for high school students in career and technical preparation programs; expand to nonpublic school and home school students. Amends title & secs. 4, 7, 9, 10 & 11 of 2000 PA 258 (MCL 388.1904 et seq.).

Public Act 132 of 2012–Career and Technical Preparation Act, Effective May 15, 2012
SB 0623 (Emmons) Education; students; dual enrollment eligibility; modify in career and technical preparation act. Amends sec. 3 of 2000 PA 258 (MCL 388.1903) & repeals sec. 3a of 2000 PA 258 (MCL 388.1903a).

Public Act 131 of 2012–Postsecondary Enrollment Options Act, Effective May 15, 2012
SB 0622 (Emmons) Education; students; dual enrollment eligibility; modify in postsecondary options act. Amends sec. 3 of 1996 PA 160 (MCL 388.513) & repeals sec. 3a of 1996 PA 160 (MCL 388.513a).

Public Act 130 of 2012–The State School Aid Act of 1979, Effective May 15, 2012
SB 0621 (Hansen) School aid; other; conditions under which public school may receive school aid for instruction provided to nonpublic school students at nonpublic school site; revise. Amends sec. 166b of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1766b).

Public Act 129 of 2012–The Revised School Code, Effective 90 days after sine die
SB 0619 (Colbeck) Education; public school academies; certain requirements and limitations on authorizing cyber schools; revise. Amends sec. 552 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.552).

Public Act 128 of 2012–Michigan Election Law, Effective May 14, 2012
HB 4992 (Kowall) Elections; ballots; ballot instructions; revise to require placement in voting booth and include with absentee ballots, and make other miscellaneous changes to the Michigan election law. Amends secs. 558, 560, 560b, 568, 591, 706 & 764a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.558 et seq.); adds secs. 736b, 736c, 736d, 736e, 736f, 736g & 764 & repeals sec. 737 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.737).

Public Act 127 of 2012–Public Health Code, Heirloom Birth Certificate, Effective May 8, 2012
HB 5057 (Lyons) Records; birth; heirloom birth certificate; establish flat fee. Amends sec. 2882a of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.2882a).

Public Act 126 of 2012–General Sales Tax Act, Effective May 8, 2012
HB 4658 (Forlini) Sales tax; exemptions; prisoner purchases; eliminate exemption. Amends sec. 4a of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.54a).

Public Act 125 of 2012–Michigan Liquor Control Code of 1998, Effective May 8, 2012
HB 4393 (Forlini) Liquor; drinking age; certain minors; exempt from underage drinking violation under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 703 of 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1703).

Public Act 124 of 2012–The Code of Criminal Procedure, Crimes Involving Electro-Muscular Disruption Devices, Effective May 8, 2012
SB 0093 (Hansen) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain crimes involving electro-muscular disruption devices; enact. Amends secs. 11b & 16m, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11b & 777.16m).

Public Act 123 of 2012–An Act to Regulate and License the Selling, Purchasing, Possessing, and Carrying of Certain Firearms and Gas Ejecting Devices, Effective May 8, 2012
SB 0030 (Jones) Weapons; licensing; sale, possession, and use of device that uses electro-muscular disruption technology; amend firearms act to allow under certain circumstances. Amends title & secs. 5f, 5g, 5k & 5o of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.425f et seq.).

Public Act 122 of 2012–The Michigan Penal Code, Effective May 8, 2012
SB 0029 (Hansen) Crimes; weapons; sale, possession, and use of device that uses electro-muscular technology; amend Michigan penal code to allow under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 224a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.224a).

Public Act 121 of 2012–Michigan Memorial Highway Act, Effective May 2, 1012
HB 4974 (Price) Highways; name; portion of US-31 designated as the "Medal of Honor Recipients Highway"; provide technical amendment. Amends sec. 1072 of 2001 PA 142 (MCL 250.2072).

Public Act 120 of 2012–Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective May 2, 2012
HB 4845 (Foster) Watercraft; safety; boating safety certificate and watercraft endorsement; define, and allow operation of motorboat by person less than 12 years of age under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 80101, 80104 & 80141 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.80101 et seq.) & repeals sec. 80215 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.80215).

Public Act 119 of 2012–Agricultural Marketing and Bargaining Act, Effective May 2, 2012
HB 4751 (Johnson) Agriculture; marketing; unfair practices of voluntary associations; revise responsibility of expense of proceedings. Amends secs. 2, 2a, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 & 25 of 1972 PA 344 (MCL 290.702 et seq.).

Public Act 118 of 2012–General Sales Tax Act, Effective May 2, 2012
SB 0428 (Hildenbrand) Sales tax; collections; prepayment collection process; revise. Amends sec. 6 of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.56).

Public Act 117 of 2012–Use Tax Act, Effective May 2, 2012
HB 4346 (Walsh) Use tax; collections; prepayment collection process; revise. Amends sec. 6 of 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.96).

Public Act 116 of 2012–Authorize State Administrative Board to Convey Certain Lands, Effective May 2, 2012
SB 0617 (Casperson) State; boundaries; concurrent jurisdiction on federally owned lands within the Pictured Rocks national lakeshore; provide for. Amends secs. 1 & 4 of 1967 PA 168 (MCL 3.451 & 3.454) & adds secs. 4a, 4b & 4c.

Public Act 115 of 2012–Probate Code of 1939, Lawyer-Guardian Ad Litem, Effective May 1, 2012
SB 1005 (Emmons) Juveniles; other; certain child development training for lawyer-guardian ad litem; require, and modify termination of parental rights provisions. Amends secs. 17d & 19b, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.17d & 712A.19b).

Public Act 114 of 2012–General Property Tax Act, Effective May 1, 2012
SB 0349 (Hildenbrand) Property tax; principal residence exemption; elimination of May 1 filing deadline and proration of exemption; provide for. Amends sec. 7cc of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7cc).

Public Act 113 of 2012–Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective May 1, 2012
SB 0533 (Green) Environmental protection; underground storage tanks; liability and cleanup procedures; modify. Amends secs. 21326 & 21327 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.21326 & 324.21327).

Public Act 112 of 2012–Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective May 1, 2012
SB 0532 (Kowall) Environmental protection; underground storage tanks; liability and cleanup procedures; modify. Amends secs. 21313a, 21319a & 21323 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.21313a et seq.).

Public Act 111 of 2012–Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective May 1, 2012
SB 0531 (Meekhof) Environmental protection; underground storage tanks; liability and cleanup procedures; modify. Amends secs. 21302 & 21303 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.21302 & 324.21303).

Public Act 110 of 2012–Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective May 1, 2012
SB 0530 (Pavlov) Environmental protection; underground storage tanks; liability and cleanup procedures; modify. Amends secs. 21308a, 21311a & 21312a of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.21308a et seq.).

Public Act 109 of 2012–Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective May 1, 2012
SB 0529 (Booher) Environmental protection; underground storage tanks; liability and cleanup procedures; modify. Amends secs. 21502 & 21541 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.21502 & 324.21541).

Public Act 108 of 2012–Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective May 1, 2012
SB 0528 (Casperson) Environmental protection; underground storage tanks; liability and cleanup procedures; modify. Amends secs. 21301a, 21304a, 21309a, 21315, 21316, 21316a & 21320 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.21301a et seq.) & adds secs. 21323a, 21323b, 21323c, 21323d, 21323e, 21323f, 21323g, 21323h, 21323i, 21323j, 21323k, 21323l & 21323m.

Public Act 107 of 2012–Funding for State Emergency Relief Services, Effective May 1, 2012
HB 5189 (Price) Appropriations; supplemental; funding for state emergency relief services; provide for. Creates new act.

Public Act 106 of 2012–The Insect Pest and Plant Disease Act, Effective April 24, 2012
SB 0946 (Caswell) Agriculture; diseases and pests; nursery stock; require certain inspections. Amends secs. 2, 4, 6, 9, 17 & 22 of 1931 PA 189 (MCL 286.202 et seq.).

Public Act 105 of 2012—The Code of Criminal Procedure, Providing False Information, Effective April 20, 2012
HB 5051 (Walsh) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of providing false information to a peace officer conducting a criminal investigation; enact. Amends sec. 16x, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16x).

Public Act 104 of 2012—The Michigan Penal Code, Providing False Information, Effective April 20, 2012
HB 5050 (Walsh) Law enforcement; investigations; providing false information to peace officer conducting criminal investigation; prohibit, and provide penalties. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1750.568) by adding sec. 479c.

Public Act 103 of 2012—Stille-DeRossett-Hale Single State Construction Code Act, Effective April 20, 2012
HB 5011 (Ouimet) Construction; code; certain enforcement and administrative functions; authorize governmental unit to contract with private organization for. Amends sec. 2a of 1972 PA 230 (MCL 125.1502a) & adds sec. 9.

Public Act 102 of 2012—National Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective April 19, 2012
HB 4207 (Kurtz) Environmental protection; air pollution; residential burn barrel ban; prohibit department of natural resources and environment from adopting rules. Amends sec. 5512 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.5512).       

Public Act 101 of 2012—A Bill to Create an Autism Coverage Incentive Program, Effective April 18, 2012
SB 981 (Richardville) Insurance; health; autism coverage incentive act; create. Creates new act.

Public Act 100 of 2012—The Insurance Code of 1956, Autism Coverage, Effective April 18, 2012
SB 415 (Hunter) Insurance; health; coverage for certain treatment related to autism; provide for. Amends 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.100500.8302) by adding sec. 3406s.

Public Act 99 of 2012—The Non-Profit Health Care Corporation Reform Act, Effective April 18, 2012
SB 414 (Green) Insurance; health care corporations; coverage for certain treatment related to autism; provide for. Amends 1980 PA 350 (MCL 550.1101550.1704) by adding sec. 416e.

Public Act 98 of 2012—Michigan Vehicle Code, Motorcycle Helmet Requirement, Effective April 13, 2012
SB 291 (Pavlov) Vehicles; motorcycles; motorcycle helmet requirement; abolish under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 658 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.658

Public Act 97 of 2012—The Insect Pest and Plant Disease Act, Effective April 12, 2012
HB 5212 (LaFontaine) Agriculture; products; certain administrative rules related to certain nursery stock; rescind. Amends 1931 PA 189 (MCL 286.201286.228) by adding sec. 23b.

Public Act 96 of 2012—Grain Dealers Act, Effective April 12, 2012
HB 5211 (Glardon) Agriculture; products; administrative rules related to grain dealers; rescind. Amends 1939 PA 141 (MCL 285.61285.88) by adding sec. 29.

Public Act 95 of 2012—Agricultural Commodities Marketing Act, Effective April 12, 2012
HB 5210 (Outman) Agriculture; products; administrative rules related to the state apple commission; rescind. Amends 1965 PA 232 (MCL 290.651290.674) by adding sec. 18a.

Public Act 94 of 2012—An Act to Promote the Agricultural & Industrial Interests of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Effective April 12, 2012
HB 5209 (McBroom) Agriculture; products; administrative rules related to the Upper Peninsula state fair; rescind. Amends 1927 PA 89 (MCL 285.141285.145) by adding sec. 6.

Public Act 93 of 2012—Weights and Measures Act, Effective April 12, 2012
HB 5208 (Muxlow) Agriculture; products; administrative rule related to liquid measuring devices; rescind. Amends 1964 PA 283 (MCL 290.601290.634) by adding sec. 35.

Public Act 92 of 2012—Seal of Quality Act, Effective April 12, 2012
HB 5207 (Kurtz) Agriculture; products; certain administrative rules; rescind. Repeals 1961 PA 70 (MCL 289.631289.646).

Public Act 91 of 2012—Agricultural Commodities Marketing Act, Effective April 12, 2012
HB 5206 (Rendon) Agriculture; products; administrative rules related to cherry assessments; rescind. Amends 1965 PA 232 (MCL 290.651290.674) by adding sec. 18b.

Public Act 90 of 2012—The Registration of Farm Names, Effective April 12, 2012
HB 4663 (Glardon) Agriculture; other; registration of farm names; repeal. Repeals 1941 PA 35 (MCL 285.101285.108).

Public Act 89 of 2012—Supplemental Appropriations Budget for 2011-2012, Effective April 12, 2012
HB 4289 (Moss) Appropriations; zero budget; supplemental appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2011-2012. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 88 of 2012—Uniform Commercial Code, Effective April 11, 2012
HB 5083 (Lipton) Commercial code; secured transactions; general revisions to article 9 of the uniform commercial code; provide for. Amends secs. 2A103, 9102, 9105, 9307, 9311, 9316, 9317, 9326, 9406, 9408, 9502, 9503, 9507, 9515, 9516, 9518, 9521 & 9607 of 1962 PA 174 (MCL 440.2803 et seq.); adds pt. 8 to art. 9 & repeals art. II of 1962 PA 174 (MCL 440.11101440.11102).

Public Act 87 of 2012—Uniform Commercial Code, Effective April 11, 2012
HB 5082 (Cotter) Commercial code; warehouse receipts; general revisions to article 7 of the uniform commercial code; provide for. Amends secs. 1201, 2103, 2104, 2310, 2323, 2401, 2503, 2505, 2506, 2509, 2605, 2705, 2A103, 2A514, 2A526, 4104, 4210, 7101, 7102, 7103, 7104, 7105, 7201, 7202, 7203, 7204, 7205, 7206, 7207, 7208, 7209, 7210, 7301, 7302, 7303, 7304, 7305, 7307, 7308, 7309, 7401, 7402, 7403, 7404, 7501, 7502, 7503, 7504, 7505, 7506, 7507, 7508, 7509, 7601, 7602, 7603, 8103, 9102, 9203, 9207, 9208, 9301, 9310, 9312, 9313, 9314, 9317, 9338 & 9601 of 1962 PA 174 (MCL 440.1201 et seq.) & adds sec. 7106 & pt. 7.

Public Act 86 of 2012—Uniform Commercial Code, Effective April 11, 2012
HB 5081 (Huuki) Commercial code; other; general revisions to article 1 of the uniform commercial code; provide for. Amends heading of pt. 1 & secs. 1101, 1102, 1103, 1106, 1201, 1202, 1203, 1204, 1205, 1206, 2103, 2202, 2A103, 2A501, 2A518, 2A519, 2A527, 2A528, 3103, 4104, 4A105, 4A106, 4A204, 5103, 8102 & 9102 of 1962 PA 174 (MCL 440.1101 et seq.); adds heading for pt. 3 & secs. 1108, 1301, 1302, 1303, 1304, 1305, 1306, 1307, 1308, 1309 & 1310 & repeals secs. 1105, 1107, 1207, 1208, 1209, 1210, 1211, 2208 & 2A207 of 1962 PA 174 (MCL 440.1105 et seq.).

Public Act 85 of 2012—A Bill Authorizing the State Administrative Board to Convey Certain Parcels of State-Owned Property in Wayne County, Effective April 11, 2012
HB 4689 (Heise) Property; conveyances; transfer of Scott correctional facility in Northville; provide for. Creates land transfer act.

Public Act 84 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Liability of Successor Corporations for Asbestos Claims, Effective April 11, 2012
HB 4601 (Haveman) Torts; product liability; liability of successor corporation for asbestos claims; enact limits. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101600.9947) by adding ch. 30.

Public Act 83 of 2012—Worker's Disability Compensation Act, Effective April 11, 2012
HB 4552 (Kurtz) Worker's compensation; benefits; certain volunteer registrants; allow to collect worker's compensation insurance through the state under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 161 & 372 of 1969 PA 317 (MCL 418.161 & 418.372).

Public Act 82 of 2012—Michigan Liquor Control Code, Effective April 11, 2012
SB 874 (Rocca) State agencies (existing); licensing and regulatory affairs; revocation of license for multiple sales to minors; base on consecutive 12-month period. Amends sec. 501 of 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1501).

Public Act 81 of 2012—Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective April 11, 2012
SB 412 (Booher) Natural resources; hunting; wild turkey license fee; modify use. Amends sec. 43524 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.43524).

Public Act 80 of 2012—Michigan Vehicle Code, Effective April 11, 2012
SB 35 (Nofs) Traffic control; traffic regulation; provision relating to maximum length allowed for a recreational vehicle; expand to include trailers. Amends secs. 719 & 721 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.719 & 257.721).

Public Act 79 of 2012—The Social Welfare Act, Effective April 11, 2012
HB 5033 (Agema) Human services; services or financial assistance; eligibility for public assistance; prohibit for certain lottery winners. Amends 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.1400.119b) by adding secs. 10c & 57v.

Public Act 78 of 2012—The Social Welfare Act, Effective April 11, 2012
SB 712 (Green) Human services; services or financial assistance; eligibility for public assistance; prohibit for certain lottery winners. Amends 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.1400.119b) by adding secs. 10c & 57v.

Public Act 77 of 2012—McCauley-Traxler-Law-Bowman-McNeely lottery act, Effective April 11, 2012
SB 711 (Moolenaar) Gaming; lottery; lottery winners; require lottery bureau to share names with certain other state agencies. Amends 1972 PA 239 (MCL 432.1432.47) by adding sec. 32a.

Public Act 76 of 2012—An Act to Prohibit Strikes by Certain Public Employees, Effective April 10, 2012
SB 1018 (Hildenbrand) Labor; public service employment; definition of public employee; clarify regarding recognition of union based on receipt of government subsidy or interlocal agreement. Amends secs. 1 & 14 of 1947 PA 336 (MCL 423.201 & 423.214).

Public Act 75 of 2012—A Bill Authorizing the State Administrative Board to Convey Certain Parcels of State-Owned Property in Wayne County, Effective April 9, 2012
HB 4803 (Womack) Property; conveyances; transfer of certain state fair property to Michigan fast track land bank authority; provide for. Creates new act.

Public Act 74 of 2012—A Bill Authorizing the State Administrative Board to Convey Certain Parcels of State-Owned Property in Wayne County, Effective April 9, 2012
SB 515 (Smith) Property; conveyances; transfer of certain state fair property to Michigan fast track land bank authority; provide for. Creates new act.

Public Act 73 of 2012—An Act Authorizing Prosecuting Attorneys in Certain Cases to Appoint Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys for Their Respective Counties, Effective April 6, 2012
SB 728 (Booher) Courts; circuit court; requirement for circuit court to consent to appointment of assistant prosecutor by the prosecutor in certain cases; eliminate. Amends sec. 1 of 1911 PA 41 (MCL 49.41).

Public Act 72 of 2012—The Code of Criminal Procedure, Assistant Prosecutor Appointment, Effective April 6, 2012
SB 727 (Booher) Courts; circuit court; requirement for circuit court to consent to appointment of assistant prosecutor by prosecuting attorney in certain cases; eliminate. Amends sec. 18, ch. XVI of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 776.18).

Public Act 71 of 2012—Michigan Memorial Highway Act, Effective April 4, 2012
HB 4843 (Johnson) Highways; name; certain portion of M-61; designate as "Trooper Jeffrey Werda Memorial Highway". Amends 2001 PA 142 (MCL 250.1001250.2080) by adding sec. 70.

Public Act 70 of 2012—Income Tax Act, Mandatory Unitary Filing, Effective March 29, 2012
HB 5332 (Haveman) Income tax; returns; mandatory unitary filing for certain taxpayers with a certificated credit; eliminate. Amends secs. 680 & 691 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.680 & 206.691).

Public Act 69 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Exemption of Nursing Mothers From Jury Duty, Effective March 29, 2012
HB 4691 (Heise) Courts; juries; exemption for nursing mothers from jury duty; provide for under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 1307a of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1307a).

Public Act 68 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Expert Witness Testimony, Effective March 29, 2012
HB 4647 (Heise) Civil procedure; evidence; expert witness testimony; allow to be presented by video communication equipment. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101600.9947) by adding sec. 2164a.

Public Act 67 of 2012—The Mortgage Loan Act, Effective March 29, 2012
SB 992 (Meekhof) Consumer credit; other; nonrecourse mortgage loans; clarify effect of certain mortgage provisions. Creates new act.

Public Act 66 of 2012—The General Property Tax Act, Effective March 27, 2012
HB 4618 (O'Brien) Property tax; exemptions; exemption for property housing elderly or disabled families; provide retroactive approval under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 7d of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7d).

Public Act 65 of 2012—Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective March 27, 2012
SB 685 (Proos) Natural resources; hunting; deer damage shooting permits; modify requirements for issuance and limit number of authorized shooters. Amends sec. 40114 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.40114).

Public Act 64 of 2012—Supplemental Appropriations, Effective March 27, 2012
SB 683 (Kahn) Appropriations; zero budget; supplemental appropriations; provide OPEB funds for fiscal year 2011-2012. Creates appropriation act.

Public Act 63 of 2012—Estates and Protected Individuals Code, Effective March 22, 2012
HB 4639 (Damrow) Probate; other; disposition of decedent's remains; require that directions by a person properly designated by service member be followed. Amends secs. 3206 & 3209 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.3206 & 700.3209).

Public Act 62 of 2012—Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective March 22, 2012
HB 5110 (LeBlanc) Watercraft; traffic control; criteria for investigatory stops of moving vessels; clarify. Amends sec. 80166 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.80166).

Public Act 61 of 2012—Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective March 22, 2012
HB 5109 (Jenkins) Watercraft; traffic control; criteria for investigatory stops of moving vessels; clarify. Amends sec. 80166 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.80166).

Public Act 60 of 2012—The Michigan Penal Code, Effective March 22, 2012
HB 4848 (LaFontaine) Watercraft; violations; fleeing and eluding police or conservation officer while operating a vessel; prohibit. Amends sec. 479a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.479a).

Public Act 59 of 2012—Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective March 22, 2012
HB 4847 (Haugh) Watercraft; other; identification and lighting requirements for barges; enact and provide penalties and remedies. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101324.90106) by adding sec. 80143.

Public Act 58 of 2012—Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective March 22, 2012
HB 4846 (Schmidt, W.) Watercraft; other; identification and lighting requirements for barges; enact and provide penalties and remedies. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101324.90106) by adding sec. 80143.

Public Act 57 of 2012—The General Property Tax Act, Effective March 22, 2012
SB 634 (Hune) Property tax; payment and collection; eligibility for property tax deferment for partnerships; clarify. Amends sec. 51 of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.51).

Public Act 56 of 2012—Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective March 22, 2012
SB 778 (Kowall) Natural resources; inland lakes; public road access to lakes or streams; specify authorized uses. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101324.90106) by adding sec. 30111b.

Public Act 55 of 2012—Michigan Vehicle Code, Effective March 21, 2012
HB 4978 (Daley) Vehicles; registration plates; distribution of funds collected for the organ and tissue donation education fund; modify, and change fund name to the Thomas Daley gift of life fund. Amends secs. 307 & 811k of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.307 & 257.811k); adds sec. 811s & repeals sec. 217o of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.217o).

Public Act 54 of 2012—Michigan Vehicle Code, Effective March 21, 2012
SB 534 (Gleason) Vehicles; fund-raising registration plates; anatomical gift donation fund-raising registration plate; create. Amends 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.1257.923) by adding sec. 811t.

Public Act 53 of 2012—An Act to Prohibit Strikes by Certain Public Employees, Effective March 16, 2012
HB 4929 (Haveman) Labor; public service employment; collection of union dues by public school personnel; prohibit. Amends title & sec. 10 of 1947 PA 336 (MCL 423.210).

Public Act 52 of 2012—Adult Foster Care Facility Licensing Act, Effective March 13, 2012
SB 788 (Nofs) Human services; adult foster care; criminal records check through the federal bureau of investigation under adult foster care facility licensing act; clarify. Amends sec. 13 of 1979 PA 218 (MCL 400.713).

Public Act 51 of 2012—Public Health Code, Criminal Records Check, Effective March 13, 2012
SB 787 (Nofs) Health facilities; licensing; criminal records check through the federal bureau of investigation for home for the aged employees; clarify. Amends sec. 21313 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.21313).

Public Act 50 of 2012—Uniform Liability of Municipal Corporations, Political Subdivisions, and the State, Effective March 13, 2012
HB 4589 (Somerville) Torts; governmental immunity; liability for a defect in a sidewalk; clarify that inference regarding a defect of less than 2 inches applies to any sidewalk maintained by a municipal corporation. Amends secs. 1, 2 & 2a of 1964 PA 170 (MCL 691.1401 et seq.).

Public Act 49 of 2012—Public Health Code, Effective March 13, 2012
SB 702 (Moolenaar) Occupations; health care professions; certain eligibility requirements for licensure and registration of health professional; modify. Amends sec. 16174 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.16174).

Public Act 48 of 2012—The Social Welfare Act, Effective March 13, 2012
SB 611 (Caswell) Human services; medical services; maintenance of effort on nursing homes; extend sunset. Amends sec. 109 of 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.109).

Public Act 47 of 2012—The General Property Tax Act, Effective March 13, 2012
HB 4669 (Foster) Property tax; assessments; sale of shares in certain summer park and resort associations; revise definition of transfer of ownership to exclude. Amends sec. 27a of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.27a).

Public Act 46 of 2012—Formation of Corporations for Purposed of Owning, Maintaining and Improving Lands, Effective March 13, 2012
HB 4668 (Foster) Property tax; assessments; assessment of real property; revise for certain summer resort and assembly corporations. Amends 1897 PA 230 (MCL 455.1455.24) & adds sec. 16a.

Public Act 45 of 2012—An Act to Prohibit Strikes by Certain Public Employees, Effective March 13, 2012
HB 4246 (Pscholka) Labor; collective bargaining; certain provisions in public service contracts; require. Amends title & sec. 15 of 1947 PA 336 (MCL 423.215) & adds sec. 15a.

Public Act 44 of 2012—Public Health Code, Effective March 7, 2012
HB 4369 (Liss) Health; pharmaceuticals; electronic monitoring system for certain dispensed controlled substances; allow health care benefit plans to access. Amends sec. 7333a of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.7333a).

Public Act 43 of 2012—Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective March 6, 2012HB 4994 (Kowall) Environmental protection; water pollution; annual wastewater report requirement; repeal. Repeals sec. 3111 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.3111).

Public Act 42 of 2012—State Transportation Preservation Act, cEffective March 6, 2012HB 4754 (Foster) Transportation; railroads; sale of certain state-owned rail lines; prohibit. Amends sec. 10 of 1976 PA 295 (MCL 474.60).

Public Act 41 of 2012—Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective March 6, 2012
HB 4578 (Foster) Environmental protection; sewage; land application of septage waste; preempt certain local restrictions. Amends sec. 11715 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.11715).

Public Act 40 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Court of Appeals, Effective March 6, 2012
SB 849 (Hune) Legislature; apportionment; redistricting of court of appeals; provide for. Amends secs. 301 & 302 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.301 & 600.302).

Public Act 39 of 2012—The Insurance Code, Fraudulently Obtained Benefits, Effective March 6, 2012
SB 298 (Smith) Insurance; other; practitioners who employ, use, or act as a runner, capper, or steerer to falsely or fraudulently obtain benefits; prohibit as fraudulent act. Amends secs. 4501 & 4503 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.4501 & 500.4503).

Public Act 38 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Judgeships, Effective February 28, 2012
HB 5104 (Somerville) Courts; judges; certain circuit court and district court judgeships; reduce in number. Amends secs. 519 & 8139 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.519 & 600.8139).

Public Act 37 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Judgeships, Effective February 28, 2012
HB 5103 (Rutledge) Courts; judges; district court judgeships; reduce, and reorganize certain district court districts. Amends secs. 8121 & 8123 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8121 & 600.8123).

Public Act 36 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Judgeships, Effective February 28, 2012
HB 5102 (Heise) Courts; judges; circuit court judgeships; reduce in number, and reorganize certain circuits. Amends secs. 525, 549d & 550a of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.525 et seq.).

Public Act 35 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Judgeships, Effective February 28, 2012
HB 5101 (Walsh) Courts; judges; certain trial court judgeships; reduce in number. Amends secs. 524, 8146 & 8148 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.524 et seq.).

Public Act 34 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Judgeships, Effective February 28, 2012
HB 5072 (Heise) Courts; judges; certain district court judgeships; reduce in number. Amends secs. 8158, 8162 & 8163 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8158 et seq.).

Public Act 33 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Judgeships, Effective February 28, 2012
HB 5071 (Walsh) Courts; judges; certain district court judgeships; reduce in number. Amends secs. 8149 & 8151 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8149 & 600.8151).

Public Act 32 of 2012—An Act to Regulate and License the Selling, Purchasing, Possessing and Carrying of Firearms, Effective February 28, 2012
SB 525 (Hansen) Weapons; licensing; licensing renewal procedure; modify. Amends sec. 5l of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.425l).

Public Act 31 of 2012—Michigan Campaign Finance Act, Effective February 28, 2012
HB 5086 (Opsommer) Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; prohibition on using public resources to establish or administer certain payroll deduction plans; provide for. Amends secs. 6, 11, 15 & 57 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.206 et seq.) & adds sec. 57a.

Public Act 30 of 2012—An Act to Regulate Payment of Wages and Fringe Benefits to Employees, Effective February 28, 2012
HB 5085 (Shirkey) Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; certain payroll deduction plans used to collect a contribution; prohibit. Amends sec. 7 of 1978 PA 390 (MCL 408.477).

Public Act 29 of 2012—State School Aid Act of 1979, Effective February 24, 2012
HB 4445 (Moss) Appropriations; supplemental; school aid supplemental; provide for fiscal year 2010-2011. Amends secs. 11, 11m, 22a, 22b, 51a, 51c & 74 of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1611 et seq.).

Public Act 28 of 2012—Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Effective February 23, 2012
HB 5136 (Schmidt, W) Recreation; other; recreational vehicles; allow electronic verification of identity of applicant for title and registration purposes. Amends secs. 80124, 80308, 81108, 81116, 82105 & 82114 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.80124 et seq.).

Public Act 27 of 2012—The Code of Criminal Procedure, Identification Documents, Effective February 23, 2012
HB 4077 (Glardon) Criminal procedure; sentencing; certain records necessary to obtain identification documents; assist convicted persons in obtaining. Amends sec. 14, ch. XI of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 771.14).

Public Act 26 of 2012—Michigan Vehicle Code, Forms of Identification, Effective February 23, 2012
HB 4076 (Damrow) Traffic control; driver license; forms of identification necessary to apply for driver license; include corrections identification card. Amends sec. 307 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.307).

Public Act 25 of 2012—Personal Identification Cards, Effective February 23, 2012
HB 4075 (Shirkey) State; identification cards; forms of identification necessary to apply for a state identification card; include corrections identification card and allow access to certain department of corrections data. Amends sec. 1 of 1972 PA 222 (MCL 28.291).

Public Act 24 of 2012—Corrections Code, Identification Cards, Effective February 23, 2012
HB 4074 (O'Brien) Corrections; prisoners; certain prisoner reentry programs, including issuance of identification card and copies of other identifying documents; require, and require prisoners to obtain certain records. Amends secs. 35, 37 & 67 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.235 et seq.) & adds sec. 34b.  

Public Act 23 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Judgeships, Effective February 22, 2012
HB 5107 (Pettalia) Courts; judges; certain circuit court and district court judgeships; reduce in number. Amends secs. 543 & 8140 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.543 & 600.8140).

Public Act 22 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Judgeships, Effective February 22, 2012
HB 5106 (Cavanagh) Courts; judges; certain circuit court and district court judgeships; reduce in number. Amends secs. 526 & 8161 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.526 & 600.8161).

Public Act 21 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Judgeships, Effective February 22, 2012
HB 5095 (Schmidt, R.) Courts; judges; certain circuit court and district court judgeships; reduce in number. Amends secs. 542 & 8160 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.542 & 600.8160).

Public Act 20 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Judgeships, Effective February 22, 2012
HB 5094 (Oakes) Courts; judges; certain district court judgeships; reduce in number. Amends secs. 8152, 8153 & 8154 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8152 et seq.).

Public Act 19 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Judgeships, Effective February 22, 2012
HB 5093 (Segal) Courts; judges; certain probate court and district court judgeships; reduce in number. Amends secs. 803 & 8116 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.803 & 600.8116).

Public Act 18 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Judgeships, Effective February 22, 2012
HB 5075 (Pettalia) Courts; judges; certain circuit court and district court judgeships; reduce in number. Amends secs. 528 & 8144 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.528 & 600.8144).

Public Act 17 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Judgeships, Effective February 22, 2012
HB 5074 (Somerville) Courts; judges; certain district court judgeships; reduce in number. Amends sec. 8133 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8133).

Public Act 16 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Judgeships, Effective February 22, 2012
HB 5073 (Cotter) Courts; judges; certain district court judgeships; reduce in number. Amends secs. 8125 & 8134 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8125 & 600.8134).

Public Act 15 of 2012—Powers and Duties of County Boards of Commissioners, Effective February 21, 2012
HB 5126 (Zorn) Counties; boards and commissions; transfer of functions of a county road commission to the county board of commissioners; provide for. Amends sec. 11 of 1851 PA 156 (MCL 46.11).

Public Act 14 of 2012—Use and Maintenance of Public Highways and Private Roads, Effective February 21, 2012
HB 5125 (Switalski, J.) Counties; boards and commissions; powers and duties of county road commissioners to be exercised by the county board of commissioners; provide for. Amends sec. 6, ch. IV of 1909 PA 283 (MCL 224.6).

Public Act 13 of 2012—The Michigan Vehicle Code, Effective February 15, 2012
SB 130 (Hildenbrad) Traffic control; civil infraction procedures; minimum number of unpaid parking tickets a person may have before the secretary of state will not issue or renew the person's operator's license; revise. Amends sec. 321a of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.321a).

Public Act 12 of 2012—A Act to Prohibit Striking by Certain Public Employees, Effective February 15, 2012
HB 5192 (Durhal) Labor; public service labor disputes; membership of board of trustees of certain police and fire retirement systems as a prohibited subject of bargaining; clarify. Amends sec. 15 of 1947 PA 336 (MCL 423.215).

Public Act 11 of 2012—Home Rule Village Act, Effective February 15, 2012
HB 4924 (Muxlow) Villages; home rule; authority to enact local ordinances with criminal penalties of not more than 180 days in jail; provide. Amends secs. 23 & 24 of 1909 PA 278 (MCL 78.23 & 78.24).

Public Act 10 of 2012—General Law Village Act, Effective February 15, 2012
HB 4923 (Constan) Villages; general law; authority to enact local ordinances with criminal penalties of not more than 180 days in jail; provide. Amends secs. 2 & 4, ch. VI of 1895 PA 3 (MCL 66.2 & 66.4).

Public Act 9 of 2012—An Act to Authorize Township Boards to Adopt Ordinances and Regulations to Secure the Public Health, Effective February 15, 2012
HB 4922 (Walsh) Townships; general law; authority to enact local ordinances with criminal penalties of not more than 180 days in jail; provide. Amends secs. 1 & 4 of 1945 PA 246 (MCL 41.181 & 41.184).

Public Act 8 of 2012—The Charter Township Act, Effective February 15, 2012
HB 4921 (Heise) Townships; charter; authority to enact local ordinances with criminal penalties of not more than 180 days in jail; provide. Amends sec. 21 of 1947 PA 359 (MCL 42.21).

Public Act 7 of 2012—The Home Rule City Act, Effective February 15, 2012
HB 4920 (Scott, P.) Cities; home rule; authority to enact local ordinances with criminal penalties of not more than 180 days in jail; provide. Amends secs. 3 & 4i of 1909 PA 279 (MCL 117.3 & 117.4i).

Public Act 6 of 2012—The Code of Criminal Procedure, Disorderly Conduct at a Funeral, Effective February 14, 2012
HB 4745 (Damrow) Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of disorderly conduct at a funeral; revise. Amends sec. 16i, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16i).

Public Act 5 of 2012—The Michigan Penal Code, Disorderly Conduct at a Funeral, Effective February 14, 2012
HB 4284 (Rendon) Crimes; disorderly conduct; certain conduct directed at funeral and memorial services; prohibit as disorderly conduct. Amends sec. 167d of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.167d).

Public Act 4 of 2012—The Public Health Code, Effective February 7, 2012
HB 4893 (Callton) Occupations; optometrists; special volunteer license and immunity from liability; expand to include optometrists. Amends secs. 16184 & 16185 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.16184 & 333.16185).

Public Act 3 of 2012—Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Jury Questionnaires, Effective February 7, 2012
HB 4403 (Jackson) Courts; juries; individuals who fail to return jury questionnaires; ensure continued eligibility for jury service. Amends sec. 1313 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1313).

Public Act 2 of 2012—The School Aid Act of 1979, Effective February 7, 2012
HB 5195 (Durhal) School aid; payments; payment of deficit or obligations; require to be paid to the Michigan finance authority. Amends sec. 17a of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1617a).

Public Act 1 of 2012—The Revised School Code, Effective February 7, 2012
HB 5194 (Durhal) School aid; payments; procedure for payment of deficit or obligations; modify for certain school districts. Amends sec. 1225 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1225).

     

 

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