Legislation Introduced September 20–22, 2016

Agriculture

HB 5896 Individual income tax; credit; credit for donation of agricultural products to hunger relief charitable organizations; provide for. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding secs. 275 &

 

Animal Law

HB 5916 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for violating provisions of 1988 PA 426 related to potentially dangerous dogs and dangerous dogs; enact. Amends sec. 12m, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.12m).

HB 5929 Crimes; domestic violence; animal abuse crimes; include in definition of domestic violence under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 1 & 7 of 1978 PA 389 (MCL 400.1501 & 400.1507).

 

Business Law

HB 5894 Trade; fair trade practices; issuance of gift certificates and gift cards; prohibit expiration dates. Amendes sec. 3g of 1976 PA 331 (MCL 445.905g).

HB 5895 Consumer protection; unfair trade practices; certain prepaid discount cards or programs; regulate as gift cards. Amends sec. 3e of 1976 PA 331 (MCL 445.903e).

HB 5914 Michigan business tax; credits; recapture of tax credits for businesses relocating out of this state; provide for.

HB 5936 Corporate income tax; credits; apprenticeship tax credit; create. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding sec. 675.

HB 5937 Economic development; other; small business and entrepreneurship services office; create. Creates new act.

SB 1085 Economic development; Michigan strategic fund; definition of "qualified new job"; expand to include out-of-state resident employed by a company located in a county that borders another state or country. Amends sec. 88r of 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2088r).

SB 1096 Michigan business tax; credits; recapture of tax credits for businesses relocating out of this state; provide for. Amends 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1101 - 208.1601) by adding sec. 402.

 

Civil Rights

HB 5906 Civil rights; privacy; inquiries of a minor regarding gun ownership within the minor's household by health care personnel, social workers, or school personnel; prohibit under certain conditions. Creates new act.

SB 1083 Law enforcement; records; procedure for destruction or expunction of a DNA sample or DNA identification profile; modify under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 6 of 1990 PA 250 (MCL 28.176).

SB 1086 Civil rights; speech and assembly; public employees of local units of government who communicate with elected officials; protect from employment sanctions. Creates new act.

 

Consumer Protection

HB 5894 Trade; fair trade practices; issuance of gift certificates and gift cards; prohibit expiration dates. Amendes sec. 3g of 1976 PA 331 (MCL 445.905g).

HB 5895 Consumer protection; unfair trade practices; certain prepaid discount cards or programs; regulate as gift cards. Amends sec. 3e of 1976 PA 331 (MCL 445.903e).

 

Criminal Law

HB 5916 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for violating provisions of 1988 PA 426 related to potentially dangerous dogs and dangerous dogs; enact. Amends sec. 12m, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.12m).

HB 5929 Crimes; domestic violence; animal abuse crimes; include in definition of domestic violence under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 1 & 7 of 1978 PA 389 (MCL 400.1501 & 400.1507).

HB 5930 Crimes; assaultive; penalties for crime of threatening or assaulting a prosecuting attorney and other public officers; increase. Amends sec. 479 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.479).

HB 5931 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of threatening or assaulting a prosecuting attorney and other public officers; enact. Amends sec. 16x, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16x).

HB 5932 Crime victims; restitution; updating code of criminal procedure with changes to restitution under the crime victim's rights act; provide for. Amends sec. 1a, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.1a).

HB 5933 of 2016 Crime victims; restitution; probate code of 1939; update restitution to correspond with changes in restitution under the crime victim's rights act; provide for. Amends secs. 29, 30 & 31, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.29 et seq.).

HB 5934 Crimes; other; detainee or prisoner in holding cell, jail, or correctional facility throwing bodily material on certain individuals; prohibit, and provide a penalty.

HB 5935 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of prisoner in holding cell, jail, or correctional facility throwing bodily material on certain individuals; enact.

SB 1080 Crimes; other; detainee or prisoner in holding cell, jail, or correctional facility throwing bodily material on certain individuals; prohibit, and provide a penalty. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1 - 750.568) by adding sec. 411x.

SB 1081 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of prisoner in holding cell, jail, or correctional facility throwing bodily material on certain individuals; enact. Amends

SB 1082 Crimes; assaultive; crime of assaulting a person performing certain job-related duties; expand to include emergency room personnel. Amends sec. 81d of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.81d).

 

Education Law

HB 5893 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 5898 Retirement; public school employees; interest on reporting unit contribution late fee; revise cap. Amends sec. 42 of 1980 PA 300 (MCL 38.1342).

HB 5897 School aid; foundation allowance; per pupil allocation for cyber schools; reduce beginning in 2015-2016. Amends sec. 20 of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1620).

HB 5904 Education; teachers; college credit requirements for individual to be employed as substitute teacher; revise. Amends sec. 1233 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1233).

HB 5938 Individual income tax; credit; credit for expenditures by certain school teachers for certain supplies; provide for. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding sec. 277.

HB 5942 Education; special; IEP ombudsman within office of special education; create.

HJR SS Constitutional amendments; state; permissible uses of state school aid fund under state constitution; revise.

SB 1103 Education; special; IEP ombudsman within office of special education; create. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1706.

 

Environmental & Natural Resources Law

HB 5906 Civil rights; privacy; inquiries of a minor regarding gun ownership within the minor's household by health care personnel, social workers, or school personnel; prohibit under certain conditions. Creates new act.

HB 5908 Natural resources; gas and oil; administrative fines for certain pipeline violations; modify. Amends secs. 9 & 11 of 1969 PA 165 (MCL 483.159 & 483.161).

HB 5909 Public utilities; public service commission; adoption of performance metrics for pipeline safety; require. Amends 1939 PA 3 (MCL 460.1 - 460.11) by adding sec. 9g.

HB 5910 Natural resources; gas and oil; administrative fines for certain pipeline violations; modify. Amends sec. 4 of 1969 PA 165 (MCL 483.154).

HB 5911 Public utilities; public service commission; reporting requirements related to natural gas and gas pipeline inspector duties; provide for. Amends 1939 PA 3 (MCL 460.1 - 460.11) by adding sec. 9e.

HB 5913 Public utilities; rates; recovery for lost and unaccounted-for natural gas; prohibit. Amends sec. 6a of 1939 PA 3 (MCL 460.6a).

HB 5923 of 2016 Environmental protection; funding; sewage overflow cleanup fund; create, and capitalize with charges imposed on local units discharging sewage. Amends sec. 3103 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.3103) & adds sec. 3112d.

SB 1079 Environmental protection; solid waste; total authorized term for research, development, and demonstration project permit; increase. Amends sec. 11511b of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.11511b).

SB 1093 Natural resources; nonnative species; permitted species list; extend period for development. Amends sec. 41302a of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.41302a).

 

Family Law

SB 1090 Family law; other; definition of reasonable and prudent parenting standard; provide for. Amends sec. 1, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.1).

SB 1091 Family law; other; procedures for permanency planning; modify, and require compliance with federal standards. Amends sec. 19a, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.19a).

 

Health Law

HB 5902 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 5906 Civil rights; privacy; inquiries of a minor regarding gun ownership within the minor's household by health care personnel, social workers, or school personnel; prohibit under certain conditions. Creates new act.

HB 5924 Labor; public service employment; maximum public employer contribution to employee health care benefits; repeal dollar cap. Amends secs. 2, 4, 5 & 7 of 2011 PA 152 (MCL 15.562 et seq.) & repeals sec. 3 of 2011 PA 152 (MCL 15.563).

HB 5925 Labor; public service employment; reference to repealed cap on expenditures for public employee health benefits; strike. Amends sec. 15b of 1947 PA 336 (MCL 423.215b).

HB 5927 Worker's compensation; disabilities; presumption of occupational causation; add breast cancer.

SB 1082 Crimes; assaultive; crime of assaulting a person performing certain job-related duties; expand to include emergency room personnel. Amends sec. 81d of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.81d).

SB 1093 Natural resources; nonnative species; permitted species list; extend period for development. Amends sec. 41302a of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.41302a).

SB 1102 Worker's compensation; disabilities; presumption of occupational causation; add breast cancer. Amends sec. 405 of 1969 PA 317 (MCL 418.405).

SB 1104 Torts; medical malpractice; damages for medical expenses; limit. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 1482.

 

Immigration Law

HB 5940 Traffic control; driver license; issuance of driver license to undocumented persons; allow under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 51a & 307 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.51a & 257.307) & adds sec. 307c.

HB 5941 State; identification cards; issuance of state identification card to undocumented persons; allow under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 1 of 1972 PA 222 (MCL 28.291) & adds sec. 1b.

 

Insurance Law

HB 5917 Insurance; insurers; filing fee for annual statement for foreign insurers; eliminate. Amends secs. 240 & 438 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.240 & 500.438).

 

Juvenile Law

HB 5906 Civil rights; privacy; inquiries of a minor regarding gun ownership within the minor's household by health care personnel, social workers, or school personnel; prohibit under certain conditions. Creates new act.

HB 5933 of 2016 Crime victims; restitution; probate code of 1939; update restitution to correspond with changes in restitution under the crime victim's rights act; provide for. Amends secs. 29, 30 & 31, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.29 et seq.).

 

Labor & Employment Law

HB 5892 Individual income tax; retirement or pension benefits; limitations and restrictions for certain individuals born after 1952; modify. Amends sec. 30 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.30).

HB 5898 Retirement; public school employees; interest on reporting unit contribution late fee; revise cap. Amends sec. 42 of 1980 PA 300 (MCL 38.1342).

HB 5924 Labor; public service employment; maximum public employer contribution to employee health care benefits; repeal dollar cap. Amends secs. 2, 4, 5 & 7 of 2011 PA 152 (MCL 15.562 et seq.) & repeals sec. 3 of 2011 PA 152 (MCL 15.563).

HB 5925 Labor; public service employment; reference to repealed cap on expenditures for public employee health benefits; strike. Amends sec. 15b of 1947 PA 336 (MCL 423.215b).

HB 5927 Worker's compensation; disabilities; presumption of occupational causation; add breast cancer.

SB 1102 Worker's compensation; disabilities; presumption of occupational causation; add breast cancer. Amends sec. 405 of 1969 PA 317 (MCL 418.405).

 

Motor Vehicles

HB 5901 Vehicles; driver training; training component for drivers regarding safety for bicyclists on the road; require at least 3 hours of instruction time.

HB 5903 Traffic control; violations; window tinting regulations; modify.

HB 5905 Vehicles; other; definition of certain mini campers; provide for, and exclude from dealer license requirement and certificate of title and registration requirements. Amends secs. 11, 40a & 216 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.11 et seq.) & adds sec. 30d.

HB 5907 Traffic control; violations; operator unable to provide proof of driver license to law enforcement; provide waiver of costs and fines upon validation. Amends sec. 311 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.311 & repeals sec. 901a of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.901a).

HB 5918 Traffic control; traffic regulation; requirement for operator of a motor vehicle to maintain a 5-foot distance when passing a bicyclist; establish.

HB 5939 Vehicles; registration; vehicle registration fees; exempt senior citizens from increases. Amends sec. 801 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.801).

HB 5940 Traffic control; driver license; issuance of driver license to undocumented persons; allow under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 51a & 307 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.51a & 257.307) & adds sec. 307c.

SB 1084 Traffic control; traffic regulation; requirement that emergency lights be mounted on the roof of an authorized emergency vehicle; eliminate. Amends sec. 698 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.698).

SB 1089 Traffic control; traffic regulation; requirement for construction workers operating vehicle in constriction zone to wear safety belt; modify. Amends sec. 710e of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.710e).

SB 1094 Traffic control; violations; window tinting regulation; modify persons eligible to operate a vehicle with tinted windows under certain conditions. Amends sec. 709 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.709).

 

Real Estate

HB 5912 Property tax; payment and collection; forfeiture of recorded and unrecorded interests; clarify. Amends sec. 78k of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.78k).

HB 5926 Property tax; assessments; definition of transfer of ownership; modify certain excluded transfers. Amends sec. 27a of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.27a).

 

State & Local Government

HB 5900 Legislature; legislators; standing ethics committee; establish. Creates new act.

HB 5905 Vehicles; other; definition of certain mini campers; provide for, and exclude from dealer license requirement and certificate of title and registration requirements. Amends secs. 11, 40a & 216 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.11 et seq.) & adds sec. 30d.

HB 5919 State financing and management; authorities; Michigan veterans' facility authority; create.

HB 5920 Veterans; veterans' homes; reference to Michigan veterans' facility authority; provide for.

HB 5921 Veterans; veterans' homes; authority to enter into certain contracts with Michigan veterans' facility authorities; provide for.

HB 5922 Veterans; veterans' homes; Michigan veterans' homes; require certain reports.

HB 5923 of 2016 Environmental protection; funding; sewage overflow cleanup fund; create, and capitalize with charges imposed on local units discharging sewage. Amends sec. 3103 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.3103) & adds sec. 3112d.

HB 5924 Labor; public service employment; maximum public employer contribution to employee health care benefits; repeal dollar cap. Amends secs. 2, 4, 5 & 7 of 2011 PA 152 (MCL 15.562 et seq.) & repeals sec. 3 of 2011 PA 152 (MCL 15.563).

HB 5925 Labor; public service employment; reference to repealed cap on expenditures for public employee health benefits; strike. Amends sec. 15b of 1947 PA 336 (MCL 423.215b).

HB 5930 Crimes; assaultive; penalties for crime of threatening or assaulting a prosecuting attorney and other public officers; increase. Amends sec. 479 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.479).

HB 5931 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of threatening or assaulting a prosecuting attorney and other public officers; enact. Amends sec. 16x, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16x).

HB 5939 Vehicles; registration; vehicle registration fees; exempt senior citizens from increases. Amends sec. 801 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.801).

HB 5940 Traffic control; driver license; issuance of driver license to undocumented persons; allow under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 51a & 307 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.51a & 257.307) & adds sec. 307c.

HB 5941 State; identification cards; issuance of state identification card to undocumented persons; allow under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 1 of 1972 PA 222 (MCL 28.291) & adds sec. 1b.

HB 5943 Elections; local; nonpartisan county and township elections; allow under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 192, 193, 197, 200, 223, 223a, 224, 228, 231, 253, 254, 258, 261, 345, 349, 355, 370, 370a, 697 & 699 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.192 et seq.) & adds secs. 192a, 193a, 197a, 200a, 223b, 224a, 228a, 231a, 253a, 254a, 258a, 261a, 345a, 349b, 356a & 357a.

HB 5944 Counties; charter; nonpartisan election of county officers; allow under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 14 of 1966 PA 293 (MCL 45.514).

HB 5945 Elections; local; nonpartisan county commissioner elections; allow under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 11 of 1966 PA 261 (MCL 46.411) & adds sec. 11c.

SB 1084 Traffic control; traffic regulation; requirement that emergency lights be mounted on the roof of an authorized emergency vehicle; eliminate. Amends sec. 698 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.698).

SB 1086 Civil rights; speech and assembly; public employees of local units of government who communicate with elected officials; protect from employment sanctions. Creates new act.

SB 1087 Communications; video services; use of assessments under 1972 PA 299 to administer the commission's duties under 2006 PA 480; allow. Amends 1972 PA 299 (MCL 460.111 - 460.120) by adding sec. 5a.

SB 1088 Liquor; distribution; retail sale or delivery of beer or wine by a third party; modify. Amends sec. 203 of 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1203).

SB 1092 State financing and management; purchasing; steel products procurement act; create. Creates new act.

SB 1095 Libraries; state; interstate library compact; create. Creates new act.

SB 1097 Veterans; veterans' homes; reference to Michigan veterans' facility authority; provide for. Amends sec. 2a of 1885 PA 152 (MCL 36.2a).

SB 1098 Veterans; veterans' homes; authority to enter into certain contracts with Michigan veterans' facility authorities; provide for. Amends 1885 PA 152 (MCL 36.1 - 36.12) by adding sec. 9.

SB 1099 Veterans; veterans' homes; Michigan veterans' homes; require certain reports. Amends 1885 PA 152 (MCL 36.1 - 36.12) by adding sec. 10.

SB 1100 State financing and management; authorities; Michigan veterans' facility authority; create. Creates new act.

SB 1101 Law enforcement; fire personnel; firefighters training council act; modify. Amends secs. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9a, 10, 11, 12, 15 & 16 of 1966 PA 291 (MCL 29.362 et seq.) & adds secs. 9b, 11a & 11b.

 

Tax

HB 5892 Individual income tax; retirement or pension benefits; limitations and restrictions for certain individuals born after 1952; modify. Amends sec. 30 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.30).

HB 5896 Individual income tax; credit; credit for donation of agricultural products to hunger relief charitable organizations; provide for. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding secs. 275 &

HB 5912 Property tax; payment and collection; forfeiture of recorded and unrecorded interests; clarify. Amends sec. 78k of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.78k).

HB 5914 Michigan business tax; credits; recapture of tax credits for businesses relocating out of this state; provide for.

HB 5926 Property tax; assessments; definition of transfer of ownership; modify certain excluded transfers. Amends sec. 27a of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.27a).

HB 5928 Use tax; collections; collection of sales tax on core charge for motor vehicle and recreational vehicle parts or batteries; exempt. Amends sec. 2 of 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.92).

HB 5936 Corporate income tax; credits; apprenticeship tax credit; create. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding sec. 675.

HB 5938 Individual income tax; credit; credit for expenditures by certain school teachers for certain supplies; provide for. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding sec. 277.

HB 5946 Property tax; exemptions; eligible broadband equipment; exempt from personal property tax. Amends 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.1 - 211.155) by adding sec. 9p.

SB 1096 Michigan business tax; credits; recapture of tax credits for businesses relocating out of this state; provide for. Amends 2007 PA 36 (MCL 208.1101 - 208.1601) by adding sec. 402.

 

Tort, Product Liability & Malpractice

SB 1104 Torts; medical malpractice; damages for medical expenses; limit. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 1482.