Legislation Introduced March 21–March 23, 2017

Animal Law

HB 4382 Disabilities; other; penalties for certain violations to provision in use of travel aids by blind persons act; increase. Amends secs. 1a & 3 of 1937 PA 10 (MCL 752.51a & 752.53).

HB 4383 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of driver failing to avoid injuring blind person or dog guide in crosswalk; enact. Amends sec. 17b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.17b).

 

Business Law

HB 4377 Michigan business tax; credits; notification and time frame for claiming certificated credits; provide for. Amends sec. 500 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1500).

 

Construction Law

HB 4400 Construction; code; construction code commission and certain advisory committees; increase fire service representation on. Amends sec. 3a of 1972 PA 230 (MCL 125.1503a).

 

Consumer Law

HB 4388 Public utilities; consumer services; water or sewerage service contingent on accepting installation of advanced meter; prohibit. Creates new act.

HB 4391 Public utilities; water utilities; accessible and affordable water act; create. Creates new act.

HB 4392 Public utilities; rates; power to set rates for certain water and sewer authorities; grant to public service commission. Amends secs. 6 & 6a of 1939 PA 3 (MCL 460.6 & 460.6a) & adds. sec. 6aa.

HB 4393 Public utilities; water utilities; water shutoff protection act; enact. Creates new act.

HB 4394 Human services; services or financial assistance; water rate affordability program and fund; create. Amends 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.1 - 400.119b) by adding secs. 14m, 14n, 14o & 14p.

 

Criminal Law

HB 4382 Disabilities; other; penalties for certain violations to provision in use of travel aids by blind persons act; increase. Amends secs. 1a & 3 of 1937 PA 10 (MCL 752.51a & 752.53).

HB 4383 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of driver failing to avoid injuring blind person or dog guide in crosswalk; enact. Amends sec. 17b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.17b).

HB 4384 Criminal procedure; records; child abuse offenders registry; create. Creates new act.

HB 4385 Criminal procedure; records; persons convicted of certain child abuse offenses; require to register under the child abuse offender registry. Creates new act.

HB 4386 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for child abuse offenders registry act violation; provide for. Amends sec. 11b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11b).

HB 4389 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for tampering with utility shutoff to residence; amend to reflect decriminalization of certain acts. Amends secs. 16o & 16s, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16o & 777.16s).

HB 4390 Civil procedure; other; violation of tampering with utility shut-off procedures; decriminalize under certain circumstances. Amends title & secs. 282 & 383a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.282 & 750.383a).

SB 0261 Criminal procedure; records; child abuse offenders registry; create. Creates new act.

SB 0262 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for child abuse offenders registry act violation; provide for. Amends sec. 11b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11b).

SB 0263 Criminal procedure; records; persons convicted of certain child abuse offenses; require to register under the child abuse offender registry. Creates new act.

SB 0267 Law enforcement; other; student safety act; repeal sunset. Repeals enacting sec. 1 of 2013 PA 183 (MCL 752.911 - 752.918).

SB 0269 Elections; offenses; misdemeanor against a member of a religious society for influencing an elector at an election by threatening excommunication, dismissal, or expulsion; eliminate. Amends sec. 931 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.931).

 

Disability & Elder Law

HB 4380 Recreation; state parks; waiver of passport recreational fees; provide in vehicle code for totally disabled veterans without special registration plates. Amends sec. 805 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.805).

HB 4381 Recreation; state parks; waiver of passport recreational fees; provide in natural resources and environmental protection act for totally disabled veterans without special registration plates. Amends secs. 74116 & 78119 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.74116 & 324.

HB 4382 Disabilities; other; penalties for certain violations to provision in use of travel aids by blind persons act; increase. Amends secs. 1a & 3 of 1937 PA 10 (MCL 752.51a & 752.53).

HB 4383 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of driver failing to avoid injuring blind person or dog guide in crosswalk; enact. Amends sec. 17b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.17b).

HB 4401 Natural resources; hunting; licensing fees for individuals over age 65; modify. Amends sec. 43535 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.43535).

SB 0257 Recreation; athletics and sports; athletes with an intellectual disability empowerment commission; create. Creates new act.

 

Education Law

HB 4376 Education; financing; permissible use of sinking funds; expand to include school bus purchasing. Amends sec. 1212 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1212).

HB 4378 Water; quality; testing for levels of lead and other contaminants in water supplied to nonpublic schools; require. Amends 1976 PA 399 (MCL 325.1001 - 325.1023) by adding sec. 7c.

HB 4398 Education; teachers; college credit requirements for individual to serve as substitute teacher for grades K to 8; revise. Amends sec. 1233 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1233).

HB 4406 Health; controlled substances; prescription drug and opioid abuse commission; require to provide recommendations for the instruction of pupils on prescription opioid drug abuse. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 7113a.

HB 4407 Education; curriculum; health curriculum; instruction on prescription opioid drug abuse prevention; require. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1503.

HB 4409 Individual income tax; credit; credit for payment of certain student loans; create. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding secs. 275 & 675.

SB 0259 Higher education; education programs; grants under part-time, independent student grants act; revise eligibility requirements. Amends secs. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 of 1986 PA 102 (MCL 390.1281 et seq.).

SB 0260 Higher education; education programs; authorization and distance education reciprocal exchange act; extend sunset. Amends sec. 7 of 2015 PA 45 (MCL 390.1697).

SB 0267 Law enforcement; other; student safety act; repeal sunset. Repeals enacting sec. 1 of 2013 PA 183 (MCL 752.911 - 752.918).

SB 0271 Education; calendar; restrictions on days when school is in session and school start date; modify. Amends sec. 1284b of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1284b).

 

Elections

HB 4395 Elections; voting procedures; early voting; provide for. Amends secs. 720 & 735 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.720 & 168.735) & adds sec. 720a.

SB 0269 Elections; offenses; misdemeanor against a member of a religious society for influencing an elector at an election by threatening excommunication, dismissal, or expulsion; eliminate. Amends sec. 931 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.931).

 

Environmental & Natural Resources Law

HB 4378 Water; quality; testing for levels of lead and other contaminants in water supplied to nonpublic schools; require. Amends 1976 PA 399 (MCL 325.1001 - 325.1023) by adding sec. 7c.

HB 4379 Water; quality; testing for levels of lead and other contaminants in water supplied to hospitals; provide for. Amends 1976 PA 399 (MCL 325.1001 - 325.1023) by adding sec. 7a.

HB 4391 Public utilities; water utilities; accessible and affordable water act; create. Creates new act.

HB 4392 Public utilities; rates; power to set rates for certain water and sewer authorities; grant to public service commission. Amends secs. 6 & 6a of 1939 PA 3 (MCL 460.6 & 460.6a) & adds. sec. 6aa.

HB 4393 Public utilities; water utilities; water shutoff protection act; enact. Creates new act.

HB 4394 Human services; services or financial assistance; water rate affordability program and fund; create. Amends 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.1 - 400.119b) by adding secs. 14m, 14n, 14o & 14p.

HB 4401 Natural resources; hunting; licensing fees for individuals over age 65; modify. Amends sec. 43535 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.43535).

HB 4402 Natural resources; inland lakes; installation of stream gauges; exempt from permit requirement. Amends sec. 30103 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.30103).

SB 0254 Environmental protection; underground storage tanks; refined petroleum fund; modify allowable expenditures. Amends sec. 21506a of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.21506a).

 

Health Law

HB 4378 Water; quality; testing for levels of lead and other contaminants in water supplied to nonpublic schools; require. Amends 1976 PA 399 (MCL 325.1001 - 325.1023) by adding sec. 7c.

HB 4379 Water; quality; testing for levels of lead and other contaminants in water supplied to hospitals; provide for. Amends 1976 PA 399 (MCL 325.1001 - 325.1023) by adding sec. 7a.

HB 4403 Human services; medical services; acute treatment services and clinical stabilization services for opioid addiction as a covered medical service; allow. Amends sec. 109 of 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.109).

HB 4404 Health; pain management and treatment; pain management facilities; require to be licensed. Amends secs. 20106, 20109, 20115, 20142 & 20161 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.20106 et seq.) & adds pt. 218.

HB 4405 Health occupations; pharmacists; pharmacist refusing to dispense a prescription; exempt from civil liability under certain circumstances. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 17751a.

HB 4406 Health; controlled substances; prescription drug and opioid abuse commission; require to provide recommendations for the instruction of pupils on prescription opioid drug abuse. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 7113a.

HB 4407 Education; curriculum; health curriculum; instruction on prescription opioid drug abuse prevention; require. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1503.

HB 4408 Health; pharmaceuticals; parental consent when prescribing a controlled substance containing an opioid; require under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 16221 & 16226 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.16221 & 333.16226) & adds sec. 7303b.

SB 0256 Health occupations; dentists; grantee health agencies; allow department to designate dentists as grantee health agencies, limit civil liability under certain circumstances, and require dental hygienists to maintain liability insurance under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 16625 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.16625).

SB 0270 Health; controlled substances; bona fide prescriber-patient relationship before prescribing schedule 2 to 5 controlled substances; require in certain circumstances. Amends sec. 7303a of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.7303a) & adds sec. 16203.

SB 0272 Health; controlled substances; requirement for a patient or the patient's representative to sign a form when being prescribed opioids indicating that the patient has received certain information; provide for. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211)

SB 0273 Health occupations; physicians; physicians to provide information on substance use disorder services to patients being treated for opioid-related overdoses; require. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding secs. 17019 & 17519.

SB 0274 Health; controlled substances; prescription for opioids; limit, and require prescribers to prescribe an opioid antagonist under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 17744b of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.17744b) & adds sec. 7333b.

 

Insurance

SB 0256 Health occupations; dentists; grantee health agencies; allow department to designate dentists as grantee health agencies, limit civil liability under certain circumstances, and require dental hygienists to maintain liability insurance under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 16625 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.16625).

 

Juvenile Law

HB 4384 Criminal procedure; records; child abuse offenders registry; create. Creates new act.

HB 4385 Criminal procedure; records; persons convicted of certain child abuse offenses; require to register under the child abuse offender registry. Creates new act.

HB 4386 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for child abuse offenders registry act violation; provide for. Amends sec. 11b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11b).

HB 4406 Health; controlled substances; prescription drug and opioid abuse commission; require to provide recommendations for the instruction of pupils on prescription opioid drug abuse. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 7113a.

HB 4407 Education; curriculum; health curriculum; instruction on prescription opioid drug abuse prevention; require. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1503.

HB 4408 Health; pharmaceuticals; parental consent when prescribing a controlled substance containing an opioid; require under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 16221 & 16226 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.16221 & 333.16226) & adds sec. 7303b.

SB 0261 Criminal procedure; records; child abuse offenders registry; create. Creates new act.

SB 0262 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for child abuse offenders registry act violation; provide for. Amends sec. 11b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11b).

SB 0263 Criminal procedure; records; persons convicted of certain child abuse offenses; require to register under the child abuse offender registry. Creates new act.

 

Labor & Employment Law

HB 4396 Individual income tax; deductions; certain pension income for certain individuals; modify. Amends sec. 30 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.30).

HB 4399 Labor; collective bargaining; periodic vote to recertify bargaining representative; require. Amends 1947 PA 336 (MCL 423.201 - 423.217) by adding sec. 12a.

SB 0266 Individual income tax; deductions; certain pension income for certain individuals; modify. Amends sec. 30 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.30).

 

Media, Sports, and Recreation

SB 0257 Recreation; athletics and sports; athletes with an intellectual disability empowerment commission; create. Creates new act.

 

Military & Veterans

HB 4380 Recreation; state parks; waiver of passport recreational fees; provide in vehicle code for totally disabled veterans without special registration plates. Amends sec. 805 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.805).

HB 4381 Recreation; state parks; waiver of passport recreational fees; provide in natural resources and environmental protection act for totally disabled veterans without special registration plates. Amends secs. 74116 & 78119 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.74116 & 324.

 

Negligence Law

HB 4405 Health occupations; pharmacists; pharmacist refusing to dispense a prescription; exempt from civil liability under certain circumstances. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 17751a.

SB 0256 Health occupations; dentists; grantee health agencies; allow department to designate dentists as grantee health agencies, limit civil liability under certain circumstances, and require dental hygienists to maintain liability insurance under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 16625 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.16625).

 

Probate & Estate Planning

HB 4410 Probate; wills and estates; exempt property; allow decedent to exclude adult child by written instrument. Amends sec. 2404 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.2404).

 

Real Estate

HB 4397 Property tax; tax tribunal; certain tribunal determinations in assessment disputes as to the valuation of property; require. Amends sec. 3 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.703) & adds sec. 38.

 

Regulatory Reform

HB 4388 Public utilities; consumer services; water or sewerage service contingent on accepting installation of advanced meter; prohibit. Creates new act.

HB 4411 Liquor; licenses; eligibility of certain local governmental units to receive a scheduled event license; modify population threshold. Amends sec. 509 of 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1509).

SB 0255 Occupations; inspectors; licensure and regulation of home inspection services; provide for, and require certain disclosures and contract provisions. Amends secs. 303a, 401 & 601 of 1980 PA 299 (MCL 339.303a et seq.) & adds art. 14.

SB 0264 Law enforcement; fire personnel; firefighters training council act; modify. Amends secs. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9a, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 & 16 of 1966 PA 291 (MCL 29.362 et seq.) & adds secs. 9b & 11a.

SB 0265 Fireworks; other; administration of Michigan fireworks safety fund; modify. Amends sec. 11 of 2011 PA 256 (MCL 28.461).

 

State Budget

SB 0252 Appropriations; zero budget; supplemental appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2016-2017. Creates appropriation act.

SB 0253 Appropriations; zero budget; supplemental appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2017-2018. Creates appropriation act.

 

State & Local Government

HB 4387 State agencies (existing); generally; postmark date; allow as indication of timely submission for request. Creates new act.

HB 4391 Public utilities; water utilities; accessible and affordable water act; create. Creates new act.

HB 4392 Public utilities; rates; power to set rates for certain water and sewer authorities; grant to public service commission. Amends secs. 6 & 6a of 1939 PA 3 (MCL 460.6 & 460.6a) & adds. sec. 6aa.

HB 4393 Public utilities; water utilities; water shutoff protection act; enact. Creates new act.

HB 4394 Human services; services or financial assistance; water rate affordability program and fund; create. Amends 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.1 - 400.119b) by adding secs. 14m, 14n, 14o & 14p.

HJR J Legislature; other; record roll call vote for immediate effect; require. Amends sec. 27, art. IV of the state constitution.

SB 0258 State financing and management; other; grants to local government under emergency management act; revise limitations. Amends sec. 19 of 1976 PA 390 (MCL 30.419).

 

Tax

HB 4377 Michigan business tax; credits; notification and time frame for claiming certificated credits; provide for. Amends sec. 500 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1500).

HB 4396 Individual income tax; deductions; certain pension income for certain individuals; modify. Amends sec. 30 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.30).

HB 4397 Property tax; tax tribunal; certain tribunal determinations in assessment disputes as to the valuation of property; require. Amends sec. 3 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.703) & adds sec. 38.

HB 4409 Individual income tax; credit; credit for payment of certain student loans; create. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding secs. 275 & 675.