Legislation Introduced March 7–March 9, 2017

Animal Law

HB 4332 Crimes; animals; penalties for crimes against animals; enhance, and make other revisions. Amends secs. 50 & 50b of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.50 & 750.50b).

HB 4333 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crimes of animal cruelty; enact and amend. Amends secs. 16b, 34, 40, 46 & 49, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16b et seq.).

 

Attorney Regulation

HB 4312 Occupations; attorneys; eligibility requirements for attorney licensed in another state to practice law in Michigan; modify. Amends secs. 937, 940 & 946 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.937 et seq.) & adds sec. 945.

 

Civil Procedure

SB 0224 Civil procedure; service of process; fees; increase. Amends sec. 2558 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2558).

SB 0225 Civil procedure; service of process; cross-reference to reflect amendment of provisions relating to fees for service of process; amend. Amends sec. 3240 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.3240).

SB 0226 Civil procedure; service of process; fees and mileage allowed for service of process; modify. Amends sec. 2559 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2559).

 

Civil Rights

HB 4331 Family law; marriage and divorce; religious official's refusal to solemnize a marriage based on violation of conscience or religious beliefs; provide immunity under certain circumstances. Amends 1846 RS 83 (MCL 551.1 - 551.18) by adding sec. 8.

HB 4328 Elections; polling places; an elector taking a photograph of himself or herself in a polling place or taking a photograph of his or her election ballot in a polling booth or election compartment; allow, and allow an absent voter to take a photograph of his or her election ballot. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding secs. 736h & 763.

 

Constitutional Law

SJR G Natural resources; hunting; right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife; recognize in constitution. Amends the state constitution by adding sec. 28 to art. I.

SJR H Constitutional amendments; state; provision regarding filling a vacancy in the office of lieutenant governor; provide for. Amends the state constitution by adding sec. 21a to art. V.

 

Courts & Judges

HB 4320 Appropriations; zero budget; supplemental appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2016-2017. Creates appropriation act.

HB 4323 Appropriations; zero budget; omnibus budget appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2017-2018. Creates appropriation act.

SB 0218 Appropriations; other; executive recommendation; provide for omnibus bill. Creates appropriations act.

 

Criminal Law

HB 4324 Education; school districts; parents with certain felony records; allow to participate at school programs. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1293.

HB 4332 Crimes; animals; penalties for crimes against animals; enhance, and make other revisions. Amends secs. 50 & 50b of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.50 & 750.50b).

HB 4333 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crimes of animal cruelty; enact and amend. Amends secs. 16b, 34, 40, 46 & 49, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16b et seq.).

HB 4334 Local government; other; sanctuary policy prohibition act; create. Creates new act.

HB 4343 Criminal procedure; records; child abuse offenders registry; create. Creates new act.

SB 0220 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain repeat drug offenses; amend to reflect changes in public health code. Amends sec. 18, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.18).

SB 0222 Family law; other; lewd and lascivious cohabitation; repeal prohibition. Amends sec. 335 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.335).

 

Disability & Elder Law

HB 4319 Vehicles; registration plates; disabled veteran registration plates; allow surviving spouse of totally disabled veteran to use disabled veteran registration plate. Amends sec. 803f of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.803f).

 

Education Law

HB 4313 Appropriations; zero budget; fiscal year 2017-2018 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.).

HB 4314 Education; board members; popular election of intermediate school board members; require. Amends secs. 611, 612, 614, 616 & 617 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.611 et seq.) & repeals sec. 615 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.615).

HB 4315 Education; curriculum; 21st century skills credit requirements for high school diploma; provide for. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1278d.

HB 4316 Education; curriculum; foreign language and certain other requirements for high school diploma; modify. Amends sec. 1278a of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1278a).

HB 4317 Education; curriculum; Michigan occupational safety and health administration (MIOSHA) safety training; allow as alternative to health credit requirement for high school diploma under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 1278a of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1278a).

HB 4318 Education; curriculum; mathematics requirement for Michigan merit curriculum; revise. Amends sec. 1278a of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1278a).

HB 4321 Appropriations; zero budget; supplemental appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2017-2018. Creates appropriation act.

HB 4322 Appropriations; zero budget; multisection school aid supplemental; provide for. Amends secs. 11 & 17b of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1611 & 388.1617b).

HB 4324 Education; school districts; parents with certain felony records; allow to participate at school programs. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1293.

HB 4327 Education; public school academies; geographic preference for charter school enrollment for low-income pupils; allow. Amends secs. 504, 524 & 556 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.504 et seq.).

HB 4329 Appropriations; zero budget; supplemental appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2017-2018. Creates appropriation act.

HB 4337 Education; calendar; restrictions on school start date; eliminate. Amends sec. 1284a of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1284a) & repeals sec. 1284b of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1284b).

HB 4340 Education; technology; internet filtering, technology utilization, and digital citizenship policies and education in schools; require. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1292.

SB 0217 Appropriations; school aid; executive recommendation; provide for omnibus appropriations for school aid, higher education, and community colleges. Amends secs. 3, 4, 6, 8b, 11, 11a, 11j, 11k, 11m, 11s, 15, 18, 18c, 20, 20d, 20f, 20m, 21, 22a, 22b, 22d, 23a, 24, 24a, 24c, 26a, 26b, 26c, 31a, 31b, 31d, 31f, 32d, 32p, 35, 35a, 39, 39a, 41, 51a, 51c, 51d, 53a, 54, 54b, 56, 61a, 61b, 61c, 62, 64b, 67, 74, 81, 94, 94a, 95a, 98, 99h, 99s, 104, 104c, 107, 147, 147a, 147c, 152a, 166b, 201, 206, 207a, 207b, 207c, 209, 210b, 210e, 217, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 229a, 236, 236b, 236c, 237b, 241, 242, 244, 245, 251, 252, 254, 256, 263, 263a, 264, 265, 265a, 267, 268, 269, 270, 274c, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284, 286a & 289 of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1603 et seq.); adds secs. 21h, 22m, 22n, 23f, 29, 78, 99k, 249 & 250 & repeals secs. 11o, 11r, 20g, 21g, 22g, 25f, 25g, 31c, 31h, 31j, 32q, 55, 63, 65, 99t, 102d, 104d, 152d, 201a, 208, 212, 227, 228, 236a, 261, 271a, 274 & 275a of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1611o et seq.).

 

Environmental & Natural Resources Law

HB 4309 Environmental protection; pollution prevention; coal tar sealant or other high PAH sealant for pavement; prohibit use and sale. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101 - 324.90106) by adding pt. 149.

HB 4320 Appropriations; zero budget; supplemental appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2016-2017. Creates appropriation act.

HB 4326 Environmental protection; permits; wastewater discharge permit fees; exempt licensed campgrounds. Amends secs. 3109e, 3112a, 3122, 3122a, 3123 & 3124 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.3109e et seq.).

HB 4339 Construction; plumbing; definition of lead-free pipes and pipe fittings; revise to federal safe drinking water act language. Amends sec. 13b of 1972 PA 230 (MCL 125.1513b).

SB 0227 Environmental protection; other; environmental justice; adopt plan for. Amends heading of pt. 24 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101 - 324.90106) & adds sec. 2711.

SJR G Natural resources; hunting; right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife; recognize in constitution. Amends the state constitution by adding sec. 28 to art. I.

 

Family Law

HB 4331 Family law; marriage and divorce; religious official's refusal to solemnize a marriage based on violation of conscience or religious beliefs; provide immunity under certain circumstances. Amends 1846 RS 83 (MCL 551.1 - 551.18) by adding sec. 8.

SB 0222 Family law; other; lewd and lascivious cohabitation; repeal prohibition. Amends sec. 335 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.335).

 

Health Law

HB 4311 Health; vital records; reporting a live birth; amend to protect the confidentiality of parents who surrender a newborn under the safe delivery of newborns law. Amends sec. 2822 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.2822).

HB 4321 Appropriations; zero budget; supplemental appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2017-2018. Creates appropriation act.

SB 0215 Health; vital records; reporting a live birth; amend to protect the confidentiality of parents who surrender a newborn under the safe delivery of newborns law. Amends sec. 2822 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.2822).

 

Immigration

HB 4334 Local government; other; sanctuary policy prohibition act; create. Creates new act.

 

Information Technology

HB 4340 Education; technology; internet filtering, technology utilization, and digital citizenship policies and education in schools; require. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1292.

 

Insurance

HB 4325 Insurance; producers; continuing education credit carryover system for insurance producers; provide for. Amends secs. 1204a & 1204c of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.1204a & 500.1204c) & repeals sec. 1204b of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.1204b).

 

Juvenile Law

HB 4343 Criminal procedure; records; child abuse offenders registry; create. Creates new act.

 

Labor & Employment Law

HB 4330 Retirement; legislative; retirement health care benefits; limit to 80% of premium. Amends secs. 50b & 79 of 1957 PA 261 (MCL 38.1050b & 38.1079).

SB 0223 Law enforcement; records; maintain record for separation of employment; require, and establish that agency is immune from civil liability. Creates new act.

 

Media, Sports, and Recreation

HB 4338 Gaming; casinos; betting on horse racing; allow in licensed casinos. Amends sec. 9b of 1996 IL 1 (MCL 432.209b).

 

Military & Veterans

HB 4319 Vehicles; registration plates; disabled veteran registration plates; allow surviving spouse of totally disabled veteran to use disabled veteran registration plate. Amends sec. 803f of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.803f).

 

Motor Vehicles

SB 0214 Traffic control; other; option of community service in lieu of payment of driver responsibility fees; allow in certain circumstances. Amends sec. 732b of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.732b).

 

Poverty Law

HB 4327 Education; public school academies; geographic preference for charter school enrollment for low-income pupils; allow. Amends secs. 504, 524 & 556 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.504 et seq.).

HB 4341 Individual income tax; credit; earned income tax credit; increase. Amends sec. 272 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.272).

HB 4342 Individual income tax; credit; earned income tax credit; restore. Amends sec. 272 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.272).

 

Real Estate

HB 4335 Property tax; principal residence exemption; claiming a principal residence exemption in this state while claiming a substantially similar exemption on property in another state; clarify procedures for rescinding the latter. Amends sec. 7cc of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7cc).

HB 4336 Property tax; principal residence exemption; obtaining or attempting to obtain a principal residence exemption on property in this state while claiming a substantially similar exemption on property in another state; prohibit. Amends sec. 120 of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.120).

SB 0221 Businesses; associations; Masonic associations; allow property tax exemption for property used for Masonic purposes. Amends 1895 PA 1 (MCL 457.221 - 457.227) by adding sec. 4a.

 

Regulatory Reform

SB 0219 Weapons; licensing; application process for licensing; modify. Amends secs. 1, 4, 5a, 5b, 5j, 5l, 5o, 6 & 8 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421 et seq.) & repeals sec. 421 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.421).

SB 0228 Agriculture; other; security measures to combat credit card skimmers; require on retail motor fuel pumps with scanning devices. Amends sec. 10a of 1984 PA 44 (MCL 290.650a) & adds sec. 4b.

 

State & Local Government

HB 4308 Elections; registration; preregistration to vote at age 16; provide for. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 496a.

HB 4313 Appropriations; zero budget; fiscal year 2017-2018 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.).

HB 4314 Education; board members; popular election of intermediate school board members; require. Amends secs. 611, 612, 614, 616 & 617 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.611 et seq.) & repeals sec. 615 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.615).

HB 4320 Appropriations; zero budget; supplemental appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2016-2017. Creates appropriation act.

HB 4321 Appropriations; zero budget; supplemental appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2017-2018. Creates appropriation act.

HB 4322 Appropriations; zero budget; multisection school aid supplemental; provide for. Amends secs. 11 & 17b of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1611 & 388.1617b).

HB 4323 Appropriations; zero budget; omnibus budget appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2017-2018. Creates appropriation act.

HB 4328 Elections; polling places; an elector taking a photograph of himself or herself in a polling place or taking a photograph of his or her election ballot in a polling booth or election compartment; allow, and allow an absent voter to take a photograph of his or her election ballot. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding secs. 736h & 763.

HB 4329 Appropriations; zero budget; supplemental appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2017-2018. Creates appropriation act.

HB 4330 Retirement; legislative; retirement health care benefits; limit to 80% of premium. Amends secs. 50b & 79 of 1957 PA 261 (MCL 38.1050b & 38.1079).

HB 4334 Local government; other; sanctuary policy prohibition act; create. Creates new act.

HB 4344 Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; amount of contributions independent committees are allowed to make to candidate committees; reduce. Amends secs. 52 & 69 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.252 & 169.269).

SB 0216 Elections; candidates; presidential candidates' prior years' tax returns; require to be filed with secretary of state. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1 - 168.992) by adding sec. 686c.

SB 0217 Appropriations; school aid; executive recommendation; provide for omnibus appropriations for school aid, higher education, and community colleges. Amends secs. 3, 4, 6, 8b, 11, 11a, 11j, 11k, 11m, 11s, 15, 18, 18c, 20, 20d, 20f, 20m, 21, 22a, 22b, 22d, 23a, 24, 24a, 24c, 26a, 26b, 26c, 31a, 31b, 31d, 31f, 32d, 32p, 35, 35a, 39, 39a, 41, 51a, 51c, 51d, 53a, 54, 54b, 56, 61a, 61b, 61c, 62, 64b, 67, 74, 81, 94, 94a, 95a, 98, 99h, 99s, 104, 104c, 107, 147, 147a, 147c, 152a, 166b, 201, 206, 207a, 207b, 207c, 209, 210b, 210e, 217, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 229a, 236, 236b, 236c, 237b, 241, 242, 244, 245, 251, 252, 254, 256, 263, 263a, 264, 265, 265a, 267, 268, 269, 270, 274c, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284, 286a & 289 of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1603 et seq.); adds secs. 21h, 22m, 22n, 23f, 29, 78, 99k, 249 & 250 & repeals secs. 11o, 11r, 20g, 21g, 22g, 25f, 25g, 31c, 31h, 31j, 32q, 55, 63, 65, 99t, 102d, 104d, 152d, 201a, 208, 212, 227, 228, 236a, 261, 271a, 274 & 275a of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1611o et seq.).

SB 0218 Appropriations; other; executive recommendation; provide for omnibus bill. Creates appropriations act.

SB 0223 Law enforcement; records; maintain record for separation of employment; require, and establish that agency is immune from civil liability. Creates new act.

SJR H Constitutional amendments; state; provision regarding filling a vacancy in the office of lieutenant governor; provide for. Amends the state constitution by adding sec. 21a to art. V.

 

Tax

HB 4310 Sales tax; exemptions; sale of feminine hygiene products, incontinence products, and urological supplies; exempt. Amends sec. 4a of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.54a).

HB 4335 Property tax; principal residence exemption; claiming a principal residence exemption in this state while claiming a substantially similar exemption on property in another state; clarify procedures for rescinding the latter. Amends sec. 7cc of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7cc).

HB 4336 Property tax; principal residence exemption; obtaining or attempting to obtain a principal residence exemption on property in this state while claiming a substantially similar exemption on property in another state; prohibit. Amends sec. 120 of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.120).

HB 4341 Individual income tax; credit; earned income tax credit; increase. Amends sec. 272 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.272).

HB 4342 Individual income tax; credit; earned income tax credit; restore. Amends sec. 272 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.272).

SB 0221 Businesses; associations; Masonic associations; allow property tax exemption for property used for Masonic purposes. Amends 1895 PA 1 (MCL 457.221 - 457.227) by adding sec. 4a.

 

Tort, Product Liability & Malpractice

SB 0223 Law enforcement; records; maintain record for separation of employment; require, and establish that agency is immune from civil liability. Creates new act.