Legislation Introduced April 18–20, 2017

Animal Law

SB 0301 Crimes; animals; ownership of animals by a person convicted of certain crimes against animals; require court to prohibit for a period. Amends secs. 49, 50 & 50b of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.49 et seq.).

 

Civil Rights

HB 4499 Civil rights; equal protection; application of foreign laws; prohibit. Creates new act.

 

Constitutional Law

HJR L Constitutional amendments; state; limited support for students with special needs to attend nonpublic schools; allow. Amends sec. 2, art. VIII of the state constitution.

HJR M Constitutional amendments; state; state board of education, superintendent of public instruction, and state board for public community and junior colleges; eliminate, and provide for a governor-appointed department director. Amends secs. 3 & 7, art. VIII of the state constitution.

HJR N Legislature; legislators; number of members in the house of representatives; revise. Amends sec. 3, art. IV of the state constitution.

 

Contracts

HB 4499 Civil rights; equal protection; application of foreign laws; prohibit. Creates new act.

 

Corrections

HB 4494 Corrections; state facilities; local zoning requirements; limit exemption from and require notice to local units when facility begins operation. Amends sec. 16 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.216).

 

Courts & Judges

HB 4499 Civil rights; equal protection; application of foreign laws; prohibit. Creates new act.

SB 0301 Crimes; animals; ownership of animals by a person convicted of certain crimes against animals; require court to prohibit for a period. Amends secs. 49, 50 & 50b of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.49 et seq.).

 

Criminal Law

HB 4485 Criminal procedure; search and seizure; warrant requirement to search a premises; provide for resident consent exception. Amends 1927 PA 175 (MCL 760.1 - 777.69) by adding sec. 25c to ch. IV.

HB 4486 Criminal procedure; sentencing; penalties for third degree and fourth degree child abuse; modify. Amends sec. 136b of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.136b).

HB 4487 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crimes of third degree and fourth degree child abuse; modify. Amends sec. 16g, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16g).

HB 4500 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; scoring of offense variable 9; clarify that an embryo or fetus must be scored as a victim. Amends sec. 39, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.39).

SB 0301 Crimes; animals; ownership of animals by a person convicted of certain crimes against animals; require court to prohibit for a period. Amends secs. 49, 50 & 50b of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.49 et seq.).

 

Disability & Elder Law

HB 4493 Human services; adult foster care; local zoning requirements; limit exemption from and modify requirements for licensure notice to local units. Amends secs. 32 & 33 of 1979 PA 218 (MCL 400.732 & 400.733).

HJR L Constitutional amendments; state; limited support for students with special needs to attend nonpublic schools; allow. Amends sec. 2, art. VIII of the state constitution.

 

Education Law

HB 4501 Education; examinations; mandatory administration of ACT WorkKeys test or similar assessment; eliminate. Amends sec. 1279g of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1279g) & adds sec. 1279h.

HJR L Constitutional amendments; state; limited support for students with special needs to attend nonpublic schools; allow. Amends sec. 2, art. VIII of the state constitution.

HJR M Constitutional amendments; state; state board of education, superintendent of public instruction, and state board for public community and junior colleges; eliminate, and provide for a governor-appointed department director. Amends secs. 3 & 7, art. VIII of the state constitution.

SB 0299 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).

SB 0311 State financing and management; funds; revenue required to be refunded; cap, and appropriate excess to the school aid fund and revenue sharing. Amends sec. 356 of 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1356).

 

Elections

HB 4478 Legislature; legislators; disclosure of certain tax returns; require. Amends sec. 848 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.848).

HB 4479 Legislature; legislators; requiring employee of the legislative branch of state government to contribute to an election; prohibit. Amends secs. 1, 5 & 6 of 1976 PA 169 (MCL 15.401 et seq.).

 

Environmental & Natural Resources Law

HB 4475 Natural resources; land acquisition; cap on acreage in northern Michigan; remove, and approve strategic plan. Amends heading of subpt. 1 of pt. 21 & amends secs. 301, 503, 504, 1901, 1903, 2010, 2101, 2104, 2106, 2126, 2130, 2131, 2132, 2136, 40501 & 72118 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.301 et seq.) & adds secs. 2132a, 2137 & 2138.

HB 4476 Natural resources; funding; land exchange facilitation fund; authorize to be used for certain taxes and assessments on state land. Amends secs. 2134, 2135, 2154 & 51106 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.2134 et seq.).

SB 0302 Natural resources; land acquisition; caps on DNR land purchases; suspend if payments in lieu of taxes have not been made and revise DNR land management, acquisition, and disposal requirements. Amends heading of subpt. 1 of pt. 21 & amends secs. 301, 503, 504, 1901, 1903, 2010, 2101, 2104, 2106, 2126, 2130, 2131, 2132, 2136, 35501, 35502, 35503, 40501, 52502, 52503, 52506 & 72118 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.301 et seq.); adds secs. 2132a, 2137 & 2138 & repeals secs. 35504 - 35506 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.35504 - 324.35506).

SB 0303 Natural resources; funding; land exchange facilitation fund; authorize to be used for certain taxes and assessments on state land. Amends secs. 2134, 2135, 2154 & 51106 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.2134 et seq.).

 

Health Law

SB 0299 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).

SB 0300 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 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.

 

Insurance

HB 4488 Insurance; no-fault; levels of personal protection benefits; allow insured to select, provide limitations for the payment of allowable expenses for attendant care, and create an automobile insurance fraud and theft prevention authority. Amends title, heading of ch. 61 & secs. 3104, 3107, 3109a, 3301, 3330, 4501, 6101, 6105, 6110 & 6111 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.3104 et seq.) & adds secs. 6104, 6104a, 6104b, 6107a & 6108.

SB 0312 Insurance; no-fault; rate setting; limit criteria that may be used. Amends secs. 2110a & 2111 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.2110a & 500.2111).

 

Juvenile Law

HB 4486 Criminal procedure; sentencing; penalties for third degree and fourth degree child abuse; modify. Amends sec. 136b of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.136b).

HB 4487 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crimes of third degree and fourth degree child abuse; modify. Amends sec. 16g, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16g).

 

Military & Veterans

HB 4474 Military affairs; facilities; possession of concealed firearms on military premises; allow. Amends 1967 PA 150 (MCL 32.501 - 32.851) by adding sec. 338.

HB 4484 Property tax; exemptions; exemption for surviving spouse of disabled veteran; modify. Amends sec. 7b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7b).

 

Motor Vehicles

HB 4480 Vehicles; motorcycles; height restriction on motorcycle and moped handlebars; modify. Amends sec. 661a of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.661a).

HB 4488 Insurance; no-fault; levels of personal protection benefits; allow insured to select, provide limitations for the payment of allowable expenses for attendant care, and create an automobile insurance fraud and theft prevention authority. Amends title, heading of ch. 61 & secs. 3104, 3107, 3109a, 3301, 3330, 4501, 6101, 6105, 6110 & 6111 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.3104 et seq.) & adds secs. 6104, 6104a, 6104b, 6107a & 6108.

 

Real Estate

HB 4475 Natural resources; land acquisition; cap on acreage in northern Michigan; remove, and approve strategic plan. Amends heading of subpt. 1 of pt. 21 & amends secs. 301, 503, 504, 1901, 1903, 2010, 2101, 2104, 2106, 2126, 2130, 2131, 2132, 2136, 40501 & 72118 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.301 et seq.) & adds secs. 2132a, 2137 & 2138.

HB 4482 Public utilities; electric utilities; condemnation of property for transmission lines; allow for qualified transmission companies. Amends sec. 5 of 1923 PA 238 (MCL 486.255).

HB 4484 Property tax; exemptions; exemption for surviving spouse of disabled veteran; modify. Amends sec. 7b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7b).

SB 0312 Insurance; no-fault; rate setting; limit criteria that may be used. Amends secs. 2110a & 2111 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.2110a & 500.2111).

 

Regulatory Reform

HB 4480 Vehicles; motorcycles; height restriction on motorcycle and moped handlebars; modify. Amends sec. 661a of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.661a).

HB 4482 Public utilities; electric utilities; condemnation of property for transmission lines; allow for qualified transmission companies. Amends sec. 5 of 1923 PA 238 (MCL 486.255).

HB 4483 Public utilities; electric utilities; certificate of public convenience and necessity; allow qualified transmission companies to obtain. Amends sec. 2 of 1995 PA 30 (MCL 460.562).

HB 4493 Human services; adult foster care; local zoning requirements; limit exemption from and modify requirements for licensure notice to local units. Amends secs. 32 & 33 of 1979 PA 218 (MCL 400.732 & 400.733).

 

State & Local Government

HB 4477 State financing and management; purchasing; online database of contracts and services entered into with taxpayer revenue; require. Amends sec. 448 of 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1448).

HB 4478 Legislature; legislators; disclosure of certain tax returns; require. Amends sec. 848 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.848).

HB 4479 Legislature; legislators; requiring employee of the legislative branch of state government to contribute to an election; prohibit. Amends secs. 1, 5 & 6 of 1976 PA 169 (MCL 15.401 et seq.).

HB 4481 History and arts; historic sites; Second Amendment monuments on the capitol grounds; provide for. Amends sec. 6 of 2013 PA 240 (MCL 4.1946).

HB 4489 Public employees and officers; ethics; conflicts of interest; expand to immediate family members of public employees and officers. Amends title & sec. 2 of 1973 PA 196 (MCL 15.342).

HB 4490 Public employees and officers; ethics; standards of conduct from members of the state board of ethics; enhance. Amends title & sec. 4 of 1973 PA 196 (MCL 15.344).

HB 4491 Public employees and officers; ethics; state board of ethics; authorize to make recommendations concerning legislation and require to make annual report. Amends sec. 5 of 1973 PA 196 (MCL 15.345).

HB 4492 Transportation; funds; allocation of revenue for roads; modify distribution formula. Amends sec. 10 of 1951 PA 51 (MCL 247.660).

HB 4493 Human services; adult foster care; local zoning requirements; limit exemption from and modify requirements for licensure notice to local units. Amends secs. 32 & 33 of 1979 PA 218 (MCL 400.732 & 400.733).

HB 4494 Corrections; state facilities; local zoning requirements; limit exemption from and require notice to local units when facility begins operation. Amends sec. 16 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.216).

HB 4496 Law enforcement; funds; distribution of funds from the public safety officer benefit act; modify. Amends secs. 2 & 4 of 2004 PA 46 (MCL 28.632 & 28.634).

HB 4497 Local government; other; regional water and sewer alliance; create. Creates new act.

HB 4498 Public utilities; rates; power to set rates for certain water and sewer authorities; grant to public service commission. Amends sec. 6 of 1939 PA 3 (MCL 460.6) & adds sec. 6aa.

HJR N Legislature; legislators; number of members in the house of representatives; revise. Amends sec. 3, art. IV of the state constitution.

SB 0311 State financing and management; funds; revenue required to be refunded; cap, and appropriate excess to the school aid fund and revenue sharing. Amends sec. 356 of 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1356).

SB 0313 Cities; public services; definition of qualified city in the police and fire protection act; modify, and provide sunset for levying certain special assessments by qualified cities. Amends sec. 10 of 1951 PA 33 (MCL 41.810).

 

Tax

HB 4476 Natural resources; funding; land exchange facilitation fund; authorize to be used for certain taxes and assessments on state land. Amends secs. 2134, 2135, 2154 & 51106 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.2134 et seq.).

HB 4478 Legislature; legislators; disclosure of certain tax returns; require. Amends sec. 848 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.848).

HB 4484 Property tax; exemptions; exemption for surviving spouse of disabled veteran; modify. Amends sec. 7b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7b).

SB 0300 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 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.

SB 0302 Natural resources; land acquisition; caps on DNR land purchases; suspend if payments in lieu of taxes have not been made and revise DNR land management, acquisition, and disposal requirements. Amends heading of subpt. 1 of pt. 21 & amends secs. 301, 503, 504, 1901, 1903, 2010, 2101, 2104, 2106, 2126, 2130, 2131, 2132, 2136, 35501, 35502, 35503, 40501, 52502, 52503, 52506 & 72118 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.301 et seq.); adds secs. 2132a, 2137 & 2138 & repeals secs. 35504 - 35506 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.35504 - 324.35506).

SB 0303 Natural resources; funding; land exchange facilitation fund; authorize to be used for certain taxes and assessments on state land. Amends secs. 2134, 2135, 2154 & 51106 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.2134 et seq.).

SB 0304 Taxation; tobacco; cigarette tax; modify. Amends secs. 7 & 12 of 1993 PA 327 (MCL 205.427 & 205.432).

SB 0305 Economic development; tax increment financing; capture of certain mills for library purposes; modify. Amends secs. 1 & 3 of 1980 PA 450 (MCL 125.1801 & 125.1803).

SB 0306 Economic development; downtown development authorities; capture of certain mills for library purposes; modify. Amends secs. 1 & 3 of 1975 PA 197 (MCL 125.1651 & 125.1653).

SB 0307 Economic development; corridor improvement; capture of certain mills for library purposes; modify. Amends secs. 2 & 18 of 2005 PA 280 (MCL 125.2872 & 125.2888).

SB 0308 Economic development; water resource improvement authority; capture of certain mills for library purposes; modify. Amends secs. 2 & 15 of 2008 PA 94 (MCL 125.1772 & 125.1785).

SB 0309 Economic development; local development financing authority; capture of certain mills for library purposes; modify. Amends secs. 2, 4, 12, 12a, 12b & 12c of 1986 PA 281 (MCL 125.2152 et seq.).

SB 0310 Economic development; historic neighborhood tax increment financing authority; capture of certain mills for library purposes; modify. Amends secs. 2 & 17 of 2004 PA 530 (MCL 125.2842 & 125.2857).

SB 0313 Cities; public services; definition of qualified city in the police and fire protection act; modify, and provide sunset for levying certain special assessments by qualified cities. Amends sec. 10 of 1951 PA 33 (MCL 41.810).