Legislation Introduced March 28–March 30, 2017

Administrative Law

HB 4412 Property tax; tax tribunal; tribunal procedures; revise, and provide other general amendments. Amends secs. 3, 21, 22, 25, 26, 32, 34, 35a, 49, 51 & 62 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.703 et seq.) & repeals sec. 23 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.723).

 

Agriculture Law

HB 4438 Environmental protection; sewage; exemption from domestic septage law; provide for portable toilets for farm laborers.

HB 4438 Environmental protection; sewage; exemption from domestic septage law; provide for portable toilets for farm laborers.

 

Animal Law

HB 4441 Children; child abuse or child neglect; suspected child abuse or child neglect; require animal control officers to report.

HB 4442 Animals; other; suspected animal abuse or neglect cases; require child protective service employees to report.

Civil procedure: evictions; Occupations: attorneys; Businesses: limited liability companies;

HB 4443 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain reported animal abuse or neglect penalties; enact.

SB 0276 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).

SB 0277 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.).

 

Business Law

HB 4420 Michigan business tax; credits; amendments to extend the duration of certain brownfield credits beyond 10 years; allow. Amends sec. 437 of 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1437).

 

Civil Procedure

HB 4446 Housing; condominium; legal actions on behalf of co-owners of a condominium association; authorize board of directors to initiate or defend.

HB 4463 Civil procedure; evictions; limited liability companies; allow members and others with personal knowledge to represent in certain situations.

HB 4470 Civil procedure; statute of limitations; appointment of receiver; clarify that appointment does not constitute an action under the "one act" rule, and clarify that statute of limitations under other act does not conflict with the revised judicature act.

HB 4471 Civil procedure; remedies; uniform commercial real estate receivership act; enact.

 

Civil Rights

HB 4427 Law enforcement; other; release of recording taken by law enforcement officers with a body-worn camera; prohibit in certain circumstances. Creates new act.

 

Consumer Law

HB 4445 Consumer protection; unfair trade practices; sale of certain prescription discount cards; prohibit.

HB 4465 Communications; other; notice before promotional rate expires; provide for.

 

Constitutional Law

HB 4430 Civil rights; privacy; state assistance of federal government data collection; restrict. Creates new act.

 

Construction Law

SB 0279 Construction; code; construction code commission and certain advisory committees; increase fire service representation on. Amends sec. 3a of 1972 PA 230 (MCL 125.1503a).

 

Criminal Law

HB 4416 Weapons; firearms; certain provisions regarding weapons; repeal. Amends secs. 227, 227b, 230 & 237a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.227 et seq.) & repeals secs. 227a & 231a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.227a & 750.231a).

HB 4419 Weapons; firearms; sentencing guidelines; update. Amends sec. 12, ch. II & sec. 16m, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 762.12 & 777.16m).

HB 4427 Law enforcement; other; release of recording taken by law enforcement officers with a body-worn camera; prohibit in certain circumstances. Creates new act.

HB 4430 Civil rights; privacy; state assistance of federal government data collection; restrict. Creates new act.

HB 4433 Juveniles; criminal procedure; automatic record expungement of nonviolent juvenile offenses; provide for. Amends sec. 18e, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.18e).

HB 4441 Children; child abuse or child neglect; suspected child abuse or child neglect; require animal control officers to report.

HB 4442 Animals; other; suspected animal abuse or neglect cases; require child protective service employees to report.

HB 4443 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain reported animal abuse or neglect penalties; enact.

HB 4458 Weapons; licensing; penalty for failure to comply with certain licensing requirements; modify.

HB 4462 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crimes involving physician-assisted suicide; revise.

SB 0275 Crimes; prostitution; exemption from prosecution of law enforcement officers from criminal prosecution for certain prostitution offenses committed while the officer is working; modify. Amends sec. 451a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.451a).

SB 0276 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).

SB 0277 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.).

SB 0293 Crimes; weapons; penalties for storing or leaving a firearm where it may be accessed by a minor; provide for. Amends sec. 223 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.223) & adds sec. 223a.

SB 0294 Crimes; weapons; sentencing guidelines reference; update. Amends sec. 16m, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (mcl 777.16m).

 

Disability & Elder Law

HB 4434 Housing; housing development authority; requirement to offer vacant apartment to mobility-impaired tenants; provide for. Amends sec. 44 of 1933 (Ex Sess) PA 18 (MCL 125.694).

HB 4469 Senior citizens; other; eligibility for participation in senior farmers' market nutrition program (SFMNP); provide for, and create a rotating distribution process.

 

Education Law

HB 4421 Education; teachers; eligibility for substitute teaching; expand to include individuals with certain skills, experience, or backgrounds. Amends sec. 1233 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1233).

HB 4422 Retirement; public school employees; allowing a retirant to be employed at a reporting unit under certain conditions without forfeiting retirement allowance or health care coverage; eliminate sunset. Amends sec. 61 of 1980 PA 300 (MCL 38.1361).

HB 4425 Health; immunizations; promulgation of certain rules by the department of health and human services that are more stringent than the vaccination exemptions provided in statute and that exclude individuals from school as a disease control measure; prohibit. Amends secs. 5111, 9215 & 9227 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.5111 et seq.) & adds sec. 5115a.

HB 4426 Education; attendance; promulgation of certain rules that are more stringent than the requirements for claiming exemption from immunizations; prohibit. Amends sec. 1177 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1177).

HB 4457 State financing and management; other; certain forms of energy improvement financing for universities and colleges; provide for.

 

Elections

HB 4414 Elections; election officials; prohibition against an elected or appointed official's name and certain contact information on ballot-related materials; modify. Amends sec. 931a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.931a).

HB 4459 Elections; voters; individuals who register by mail to present identification to any county, city, or township clerk before an election; allow.

SB 0281 Campaign finance; committees; definitions of candidate committee and committee; revise.

SB 0290 Elections; recounts; recount fee; increase for certain recounts. Amends secs. 867 & 881 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.867 & 168.881).

 

Environmental & Natural Resources Law

HB 4424 Natural resources; hunting; penalties for possessing of certain parts of a deer or elk killed in another state; increase. Amends sec. 40118 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.40118).

HB 4438 Environmental protection; sewage; exemption from domestic septage law; provide for portable toilets for farm laborers.

HB 4457 State financing and management; other; certain forms of energy improvement financing for universities and colleges; provide for.

HB 4473 Appropriations; supplemental; funding for drinking water emergency; appropriate.

SB 0280 Natural resources; funding; Michigan natural resources trust fund; clarify criteria for eligible expenditures.

SB 0292 Natural resources; Great Lakes; bottomlands easement for pipelines; provide for risk analysis and possible termination and prohibit new grants of. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101 - 324.90106) by adding sec. 32516.

 

Health Law

HB 4425 Health; immunizations; promulgation of certain rules by the department of health and human services that are more stringent than the vaccination exemptions provided in statute and that exclude individuals from school as a disease control measure; prohibit. Amends secs. 5111, 9215 & 9227 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.5111 et seq.) & adds sec. 5115a.

HB 4426 Education; attendance; promulgation of certain rules that are more stringent than the requirements for claiming exemption from immunizations; prohibit. Amends sec. 1177 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1177).

HB 4440 Health; diseases; cytomegalovirus public education awareness; create.

HB 4445 Consumer protection; unfair trade practices; sale of certain prescription discount cards; prohibit.

HB 4461 Health; death; physician-assisted suicide; allow under certain circumstances.

HB 4462 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crimes involving physician-assisted suicide; revise.

HB 4464 Children; child care; child care centers, group child care homes, and family child care homes to provide rules regarding safe sleep to certain parents; require.

HB 4467 Health; abortion; performing an abortion without first determining whether there is a detectable heartbeat; prohibit except in an emergency.

HB 4472 Health; pharmaceuticals; food and drug administration-designated interchangeable biological drug products; allow pharmacists to dispense.

SB 0282 Worker's compensation; employers; authority to refuse reimbursement for certain chiropractic services; eliminate.

SB 0283 Insurance; no-fault; authority to refuse reimbursement for chiropractic services; eliminate.

SB 0285 Health facilities; nursing homes; ratios of patients to nursing care personnel and certified nurse aides; modify.

SB 0286 Health facilities; other; registration of nurse aides; provide for.

SB 0287 Insurance; health benefits; pharmacy benefit managers; regulate. Creates new act.

SB 0288 Health occupations; emergency medical services personnel; community paramedics; regulate and provide for certification. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding secs. 17039 & 17539.

SB 0289 Human services; medical services; community paramedic services; provide for as a covered service. Amends sec. 109 of 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.109).

 

Insurance

SB 0283 Insurance; no-fault; authority to refuse reimbursement for chiropractic services; eliminate.

SB 0287 Insurance; health benefits; pharmacy benefit managers; regulate. Creates new act.

SB 0289 Human services; medical services; community paramedic services; provide for as a covered service. Amends sec. 109 of 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.109).

SB 0291 Insurance; property and casualty; collision and comprehensive insurance; prohibit insurer from requiring use of specific vendor or process. Amends 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.100 - 500.8302) by adding sec. 2110c.

 

Juvenile Law

HB 4433 Juveniles; criminal procedure; automatic record expungement of nonviolent juvenile offenses; provide for. Amends sec. 18e, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.18e).

HB 4441 Children; child abuse or child neglect; suspected child abuse or child neglect; require animal control officers to report.

HB 4442 Animals; other; suspected animal abuse or neglect cases; require child protective service employees to report.

HB 4464 Children; child care; child care centers, group child care homes, and family child care homes to provide rules regarding safe sleep to certain parents; require.

SB 0293 Crimes; weapons; penalties for storing or leaving a firearm where it may be accessed by a minor; provide for. Amends sec. 223 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.223) & adds sec. 223a.

SB 0294 Crimes; weapons; sentencing guidelines reference; update. Amends sec. 16m, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (mcl 777.16m).

 

Labor & Employment Law

HB 4422 Retirement; public school employees; allowing a retirant to be employed at a reporting unit under certain conditions without forfeiting retirement allowance or health care coverage; eliminate sunset. Amends sec. 61 of 1980 PA 300 (MCL 38.1361).

HB 4429 Law enforcement; other; disclosures by law enforcement officers act; modify definition of involuntary statement. Amends sec. 1 of 2006 PA 563 (MCL 15.391).

HB 4468 Labor; fair employment practices; act relating to solicitation of strikebreakers; repeal.

SB 0282 Worker's compensation; employers; authority to refuse reimbursement for certain chiropractic services; eliminate.

SB 0283 Insurance; no-fault; authority to refuse reimbursement for chiropractic services; eliminate.

 

Landlord-Tenant

HB 4434 Housing; housing development authority; requirement to offer vacant apartment to mobility-impaired tenants; provide for. Amends sec. 44 of 1933 (Ex Sess) PA 18 (MCL 125.694).

HB 4456 Housing; landlord and tenants; rent control policies; allow for local governments.

HB 4463 Civil procedure; evictions; limited liability companies; allow members and others with personal knowledge to represent in certain situations.

 

Military & Veterans

HB 4413 Military affairs; facilities; 1 full-time military employee stationed at each armory or military facility to be armed with a firearm; require. Amends 1967 PA 150 (MCL 32.501 - 32.851) by adding sec. 338.

 

Motor Vehicles

HB 4415 Traffic control; speed restrictions; procedure to change a speed limit restriction on certain county roads; modify. Amends secs. 627 & 628 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.627 & 257.628).

HB 4435 Vehicles; registration; registration fees; revise calculation formula. Amends sec. 801 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.801).

HB 4460 Vehicles; registration; reimbursement of registration fee for return of plates or tabs before expiration; allow under certain circumstances.

HB 4466 Traffic control; violations; penalties for operating a vehicle while sending or receiving a message on an electronic wireless device; enhance.

 

Poverty Law

HB 4434 Housing; housing development authority; requirement to offer vacant apartment to mobility-impaired tenants; provide for. Amends sec. 44 of 1933 (Ex Sess) PA 18 (MCL 125.694).

HB 4456 Housing; landlord and tenants; rent control policies; allow for local governments.

HB 4469 Senior citizens; other; eligibility for participation in senior farmers' market nutrition program (SFMNP); provide for, and create a rotating distribution process.

 

Real Estate

HB 4446 Housing; condominium; legal actions on behalf of co-owners of a condominium association; authorize board of directors to initiate or defend.

HB 4470 Civil procedure; statute of limitations; appointment of receiver; clarify that appointment does not constitute an action under the "one act" rule, and clarify that statute of limitations under other act does not conflict with the revised judicature act.

HB 4471 Civil procedure; remedies; uniform commercial real estate receivership act; enact.

 

Real Property

HB 4412 Property tax; tax tribunal; tribunal procedures; revise, and provide other general amendments. Amends secs. 3, 21, 22, 25, 26, 32, 34, 35a, 49, 51 & 62 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.703 et seq.) & repeals sec. 23 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.723).

SB 0284 Property; recording; statement of marital status in instruments conveying or mortgaging real estate; remove requirement.

 

Regulatory Reform

HB 4416 Weapons; firearms; certain provisions regarding weapons; repeal. Amends secs. 227, 227b, 230 & 237a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.227 et seq.) & repeals secs. 227a & 231a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.227a & 750.231a).

HB 4417 Weapons; firearms; 1927 PA 372; update references. Amends secs. 12 & 15 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.432 & 28.435).

HB 4418 Weapons; firearms; natural resources and environmental protection act; update references. Amends sec. 43510 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.43510).

HB 4419 Weapons; firearms; sentencing guidelines; update. Amends sec. 12, ch. II & sec. 16m, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 762.12 & 777.16m).

HB 4444 Public utilities; consumer services; collaboration and notice for projects located within right-of-way; require.

HB 4458 Weapons; licensing; penalty for failure to comply with certain licensing requirements; modify.

SB 0297 Occupations; individual licensing and regulation; presentation of identification to certain government officials; require, and revise scope of practice for electricians. Amends secs. 201, 701 & 731 of 2016 PA 407 (MCL 339.5201 et seq.).

 

State & Local Government

HB 4415 Traffic control; speed restrictions; procedure to change a speed limit restriction on certain county roads; modify. Amends secs. 627 & 628 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.627 & 257.628).

HB 4423 Law enforcement; funds; sheriff patrol assistance to distressed counties grants; establish. Creates new act.

HB 4427 Law enforcement; other; release of recording taken by law enforcement officers with a body-worn camera; prohibit in certain circumstances. Creates new act.

HB 4428 State financing and management; purchasing; automatic renewals of state service contracts; prohibit. Amends 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1101 - 18.1594) by adding sec. 280b.

HB 4429 Law enforcement; other; disclosures by law enforcement officers act; modify definition of involuntary statement. Amends sec. 1 of 2006 PA 563 (MCL 15.391).

HB 4430 Civil rights; privacy; state assistance of federal government data collection; restrict. Creates new act.

HB 4431 Legislature; committees; authority to subpoena records and files; expand to include access to local public bodies. Amends sec. 1 of 1952 PA 46 (MCL 4.541).

HB 4432 Legislature; committees; powers of legislative committees regarding issuance of subpoenas; modify. Amends sec. 1 of 1931 PA 118 (MCL 4.101).

HB 4447 Local government; other; local government professional services selection act; create.

HB 4448 Villages; home rule; reference to local government professional services selection act in the home rule village act; provide for.

HB 4449 Townships; charter; reference to local government professional services selection act in the charter township act; provide for.

HB 4450 Villages; general law; reference to local government professional services selection act in the general law village act; provide for.

HB 4451 Counties; charter; reference to local government professional services selection act in the charter county act; provide for.

HB 4452 Cities; home rule; reference to local government professional services selection act in the home rule city act; provide for.

HB 4453 Counties; optional unified form of county government; reference to local government professional services selection act in the optional unified form of county government act; provide for.

HB 4454 Townships; other; reference to local government professional services selection act in 1846 RS 16; provide for.

HB 4455 Counties; other; reference to local government professional services selection act in 1851 PA 156; provide for.

HB 4456 Housing; landlord and tenants; rent control policies; allow for local governments.

SB 0278 Libraries; state; interstate library compact; create. Creates new act.

 

Tax

HB 4412 Property tax; tax tribunal; tribunal procedures; revise, and provide other general amendments. Amends secs. 3, 21, 22, 25, 26, 32, 34, 35a, 49, 51 & 62 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.703 et seq.) & repeals sec. 23 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.723).

HB 4436 Individual income tax; rate; graduated rate; provide for.

HB 4437 Individual income tax; exemptions; personal and special exemption amounts; increase and adjust based on taxable income.

HB 4439 Use tax; exemptions; use tax holiday for back-to-school clothing and school supplies; provide for.

HJR K Individual income tax; rate; graduated income tax; provide for.

SB 0295 Individual income tax; rate; graduated rate; provide for. Amends sec. 51 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.51).

SB 0296 Individual income tax; exemptions; personal and special exemption amounts; increase and adjust based on taxable income. Amends sec. 30 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.30).

SJR I Individual income tax; rate; graduated income tax; provide for. Amends sec. 7, art. IX of the state constitution.