Legislation Introduced October 18–20, 2016

Administrative Law

SB 1109 Administrative procedure; rules; minimum standards for indigent defense; exempt from rule-making process.

SB 1148 Human services; county services; child care fund act; establish reimbursement procedures for appeal of determination.

SB 1149 Human services; county services; child care fund act; designate state as first payer.

 

Agriculture

HB 5950 Agriculture; other; pollinator protection plan; require department of agriculture and rural development to develop. Amends title of 1976 PA 412 (MCL 286.801 - 286.821) & adds sec. 3.

HB 5987 Agriculture; animals; requirements that confined animals be provided space to allow certain movements; delay application of to certain livestock. Amends sec. 46 of 1988 PA 466 (MCL 287.746).

 

Animal Law

HB 5987 Agriculture; animals; requirements that confined animals be provided space to allow certain movements; delay application of to certain livestock. Amends sec. 46 of 1988 PA 466 (MCL 287.746).

 

Alternative Dispute Resolution

HB 5980 Housing; condominium; mediation process within the condominium association bylaws; require adoption of. Amends sec. 54 of 1978 PA 59 (MCL 559.154).

 

Business Law

HB 5971 Businesses; business corporations; late filing penalty for reports; modify. Amends sec. 921 of 1972 PA 284 (MCL 450.1921).

HB 5972 Businesses; limited liability companies; late filing penalty for annual reports; modify.

HB 5984 Health; medical marihuana; applicant for marihuana facility license; make business entity ineligible if it has not paid property taxes for the preceding 2 years. Amends sec. 402 of 2016 PA 281 (MCL 333.27402).

SB 1110 Economic development; other; healthy food assistance act; create.

SB 1153 Economic development; Michigan strategic fund; business withholding abatement program; create.

SB 1154 Individual income tax; withholding requirements; redirect withholdings from state to certain businesses for economic development; provide for.

SB 1155 Taxation; administration; disclosure of certain information of certain authorized business under the Michigan strategic fund act; allow.

 

Civil Procedure

HB 5969 Crime victims; rights; human trafficking victim privilege; establish. Amends sec. 2157a of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2157a).

SB 1115 Crime victims; rights; human trafficking victim privilege; establish.

 

Civil Rights

HB 5963 Civil procedure; statute of limitations; sexual harassment tort claims; increase statute of limitations. Amends sec. 5805 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.5805).

HB 5964 Labor; sexual harassment; sexual harassment victim's identity in departmental complaint and investigation; provide for confidentiality.

HB 5965 Labor; sexual harassment; time limits for filing a sexual harassment complaint with the Michigan department of civil rights; establish minimum filing period. Amends sec. 601 of 1976 PA 453 (MCL 37.2601).

HB 5994 State agencies (proposed); boards and commissions; African-American affairs commission; create. Creates new act.

HB 6006 Education; special; deaf, deafblind, and hard-of-hearing children's educational bill of rights; create. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1705a.

SB 1114 Elections; absent voters; definition of absent voter; expand to include an elector who applies in person at the clerk's office and who presents photo identification.

SB 1143 Education; special; deaf, deafblind, and hard-of-hearing children's educational bill of rights; create.

 

Constitutional Law

HJR TT Legislature; other; constitutional amendment imposing term limits on members of congress; petition congress to call a convention. Petitions congress to propose amendment to constitution of United States.

 

Construction Law

SB 1138 Land use; zoning and growth management; incentives to build affordable housing; provide for.

 

Courts & Judges

SB 1135 Retirement; judges; naming a second spouse as beneficiary if first spouse predeceases him or her and naming of spouse as beneficiary if marriage occurs or is recognized after retirement allowance effective date; allow, and revise the determination of a beneficiary's actuarial equivalent retirement allowance.

 

Criminal Law

HB 5954 Crimes; penalties; crime of aggravated possession of child sexually abusive material; provide increased penalty. Amends sec. 145c of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.145c).

HB 5955 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of aggravated possession of child sexually abusive material; provide for. Amends sec. 16g, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16g).

HB 5969 Crime victims; rights; human trafficking victim privilege; establish. Amends sec. 2157a of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2157a).

HB 5970 Human services; services or financial assistance; eligibility for assistance under the social welfare act; include victims of human trafficking. Amends secs. 57b & 109m of 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.57b & 400.109m) & adds sec. 10h.

HB 5985 Criminal procedure; sentencing; penalties for third degree and fourth degree child abuse; modify. Amends sec. 136b of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.136b).

HB 5986 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 5990 Retirement; other; forfeiture of employer contributions to a defined contribution plan if public employee is convicted of certain felonies; provide for. Amends secs. 2, 3 & 4 of 1994 PA 350 (MCL 38.2702 et seq.).

HB 5997 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for violation of assault weapon regulation act; enact. Amends sec. 11b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11b).

HB 5998 Weapons; ammunition; reporting requirements for stolen ammunition; mandate. Amends sec. 10 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.430).

HB 5999 Crimes; weapons; purchasing or attempting to purchase firearm with intent to furnish that firearm to a minor or any other individual who is prohibited from having a firearm; prohibit, and provide penalties. Amendes 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.223).

HB 6000 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of purchasing firearm with intent to distribute or distributing firearm to minor or other unqualified person; enact. Amends sec. 16m, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16m).

HB 6002 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines; update. Amends sec. 11b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.l11b).

HB 6003 Crimes; weapons; possessing an imitation firearm in a public place or altering an imitation firearm; prohibit, and provide penalties. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1 - 750.568) by adding sec. 225.

HB 6004 Crimes; weapons; brandishing of object that appears to be a firearm; prohibit, and increase penalties. Amends sec. 234e of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.234e).

SB 1109 Administrative procedure; rules; minimum standards for indigent defense; exempt from rule-making process.

SB 1115 Crime victims; rights; human trafficking victim privilege; establish.

SB 1116 Human services; services or financial assistance; eligibility for assistance under the social welfare act; include victims of human trafficking.

SB 1125 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; guidelines for violations of elevator regulation act; create.

 

Disability & Elder Law

HB 5952 Individual income tax; retirement or pension benefits; limitations and restrictions on retirement income deduction for a surviving spouse; clarify.

HB 5961 Individual income tax; credit; credit for certain renovations made to the home of senior citizens; provide for. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding sec. 254.

HB 5981 Worker's compensation; definitions; excluded eligibility; modify for wood products manufacturing workers. Amends sec. 161 of 1969 PA 317 (MCL 418.161).

HB 5983 Housing; affordable; rent limitation for senior citizens and individuals with disabilities; authorize local units to impose, and provide for tax exemptions and specific tax. Creates new act.

HB 5990 Retirement; other; forfeiture of employer contributions to a defined contribution plan if public employee is convicted of certain felonies; provide for. Amends secs. 2, 3 & 4 of 1994 PA 350 (MCL 38.2702 et seq.).

HB 6005 Education; special; language developmental milestones and assessment of language and literacy development for deaf, deafblind, and hard-of-hearing children; provide for. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1705.

HB 6006 Education; special; deaf, deafblind, and hard-of-hearing children's educational bill of rights; create. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1705a.

SB 1121 Education; school choice; provision requiring certain agreement in order for special education pupil to participate in schools of choice outside of resident intermediate school district; strike.

SB 1136 Vehicles; registration; vehicle registration fees; exempt senior citizens from increases.

SB 1141 Senior citizens; housing; continuing care community; regulate, and expand to include adult foster care facilities.

SB 1142 Senior citizens; housing; home for the aged; amend definition to include only facilities operated by a single entity or commonly owned and controlled entities.

SB 1143 Education; special; deaf, deafblind, and hard-of-hearing children's educational bill of rights; create.

SB 1144 Education; special; language developmental milestones and assessment of language and literacy development for deaf, deafblind, and hard-of-hearing children; provide for.

SB 1150 Worker's compensation; disabilities; occupational cancer; extend presumption of causation to part-time and volunteer firefighters.

 

Education Law

HB 5949 Individual income tax; credit; credit for the purchase of textbooks at all educational levels; provide for. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding sec. 280.

HB 5957 Education; transportation; students eligible to ride bus designated for special needs students; provide exception for siblings of special needs students under certain circumstances. Amends 1990 PA 187 (MCL 257.1801 - 257.1877) by adding sec. 60.

HB 5967 Individual income tax; credit; credit for certain student loan payments; provide for. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding sec. 280.

HB 5988 Education; teachers; background check for student teachers; require. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1230j.

HB 5992 Labor; employment incentives; lifelong learning account program; create. Creates new act.

HB 6005 Education; special; language developmental milestones and assessment of language and literacy development for deaf, deafblind, and hard-of-hearing children; provide for. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1705.

HB 6006 Education; special; deaf, deafblind, and hard-of-hearing children's educational bill of rights; create. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1705a.

SB 1121 Education; school choice; provision requiring certain agreement in order for special education pupil to participate in schools of choice outside of resident intermediate school district; strike.

SB 1122 Local government; other; educational instruction access act; create.

SB 1134 Retirement; public school employees; naming a second spouse as beneficiary if first spouse predeceases him or her and naming of spouse as beneficiary if marriage occurs or is recognized after retirement allowance effective date; allow, and revise the determination of a beneficiary's actuarial equivalent retirement allowance.

SB 1144 Education; special; language developmental milestones and assessment of language and literacy development for deaf, deafblind, and hard-of-hearing children; provide for.

SB 1145 Appropriations; supplemental; funding for part-time, independent student grants; restore.

SB 1146 Appropriations; supplemental; funding for Michigan educational opportunity grants; restore.

 

Environmental & Natural Resources Law

HB 5958 Natural resources; gas and oil; oil and gas commission; establish to oversee issuance of permits and promulgation of rules. Amends secs. 61501, 61503, 61510, 61517, 61701, 61730, 61731, 61732, 61733, 62501, 62504 & 62514 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.61501 et seq.) & adds secs. 61502b, 61502d, 61702b & 62503b.

HB 5962 Environmental protection; recycling; use of noncompostable plastic bags; prohibit. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101 - 324.90106) by adding pt. 164.

HB 5966 Water; quality; drinking water; reduce lead action level. Amends sec. 5 of 1976 PA 399 (MCL 325.1005).

HB 5974 Natural resources; gas and oil; methane from oil or fracking wells; require control or capture of. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101 - 324.90106) by adding sec. 61506h.

HB 5975 Natural resources; gas and oil; air emissions from compressor stations and gas and oil wells; regulate. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101 - 324.90106) by adding sec. 61506e.

HB 5976 Environmental protection; landfills; disposal of certain radioactive waste in landfills; regulate. Amends sec. 11514 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.11514) & adds sec. 11131.

HB 5977 Environmental protection; water pollution; treatment of water used in hydraulic fracturing operations before returning it to the aquifer or a surface water body; require. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101 - 324.90106) by adding sec. 61506d.

HB 5978 Environmental protection; water pollution; injection of fracking waste or water into an aquifer; prohibit. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101 - 324.90106) by adding sec. 61506d.

HB 5979 Natural resources; gas and oil; flaring; prohibit as a method to control methane emissions. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101 - 324.90106) by adding sec. 61506g.

HB 5991 Environmental protection; sewage; municipal storm water utilities; provide for, and authorize fee. Creates new act.

SB 1118 Water; quality; drinking water; reduce lead action level.

SB 1126 Natural resources; Great Lakes; property owners receiving fee for payment for breakwater occupying waters or bottomlands; revise.

 

Family Law

HB 5968 Housing; landlord and tenants; protection for victims of domestic violence from eviction; provide for under certain circumstances. Creates new act.

HB 5982 Housing; landlord and tenants; tenants with reasonable apprehension of a domestic violence offense; allow to change rental unit locks under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 16 of 1972 PA 348 (MCL 554.616) & adds sec. 1c.

SB 1148 Human services; county services; child care fund act; establish reimbursement procedures for appeal of determination.

SB 1149 Human services; county services; child care fund act; designate state as first payer.

 

Health Law

HB 5973 Health occupations; psychologists; exemption from examination requirement for limited license psychologists; provide for certain individuals. Amends sec. 18223 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.18223).

SB 1107 Insurance; other; compensation for executive director of a health endowment fund corporation; modify.

SB 1113 Health; screening; requirement for use of certain standardized hereditary breast and ovarian cancer screening questions by physicians; provide for.

SB 1128 Health facilities; certificate of need; cone-beam tomography equipment; eliminate from definition of a covered clinical service under certain circumstances.

SB 1132 Health; hazardous products; provision related to rental unit containing lead-based paint hazard; modify.

SB 1139 Health; blood; childhood lead poisoning prevention and control commission; establish.

SB 1140 Health; blood; duties of the childhood lead poisoning prevention and control commission; provide for.

SB 1151 Insurance; health benefits; pharmacy benefit managers; regulate.

 

Insurance Law

HB 5951 Insurance; no-fault; levels of personal protection benefits; allow insured to select. Amends secs. 3104, 3107 & 3109a of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.3104 et seq.).

SB 1119 Insurance; no-fault; rate setting; limit criteria that may be used.

 

Juvenile Law

HB 5954 Crimes; penalties; crime of aggravated possession of child sexually abusive material; provide increased penalty. Amends sec. 145c of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.145c).

HB 5955 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of aggravated possession of child sexually abusive material; provide for. Amends sec. 16g, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16g).

HB 5985 Criminal procedure; sentencing; penalties for third degree and fourth degree child abuse; modify. Amends sec. 136b of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.136b).

HB 5986 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 5999 Crimes; weapons; purchasing or attempting to purchase firearm with intent to furnish that firearm to a minor or any other individual who is prohibited from having a firearm; prohibit, and provide penalties. Amendes 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.223).

HB 6000 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of purchasing firearm with intent to distribute or distributing firearm to minor or other unqualified person; enact. Amends sec. 16m, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16m).

SB 1129 Children; child care; provisions related to background checks and fingerprinting of child care organizations; require.

SB 1130 Children; child care; licensure requirements for child care centers; modify.

SB 1131 Children; child care; general amendments related to registrations; provide for.

SB 1139 Health; blood; childhood lead poisoning prevention and control commission; establish.

SB 1140 Health; blood; duties of the childhood lead poisoning prevention and control commission; provide for.

SB 1148 Human services; county services; child care fund act; establish reimbursement procedures for appeal of determination.

SB 1149 Human services; county services; child care fund act; designate state as first payer.

 

Labor & Employment Law

HB 5956 Labor; benefits; local government labor regulatory limitation act; repeal. Repeals 2015 PA 105 (MCL 123.1381 - 123.1396).

HB 5963 Civil procedure; statute of limitations; sexual harassment tort claims; increase statute of limitations. Amends sec. 5805 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.5805).

HB 5964 Labor; sexual harassment; sexual harassment victim's identity in departmental complaint and investigation; provide for confidentiality.

HB 5965 Labor; sexual harassment; time limits for filing a sexual harassment complaint with the Michigan department of civil rights; establish minimum filing period. Amends sec. 601 of 1976 PA 453 (MCL 37.2601).

HB 5981 Worker's compensation; definitions; excluded eligibility; modify for wood products manufacturing workers. Amends sec. 161 of 1969 PA 317 (MCL 418.161).

HB 5992 Labor; employment incentives; lifelong learning account program; create. Creates new act.

SB 1137 Labor; hours and wages; minimum compensation amounts for exemption from overtime pay for certain employees; specify.

SB 1150 Worker's compensation; disabilities; occupational cancer; extend presumption of causation to part-time and volunteer firefighters.

 

Landlord-Tenant

HB 5968 Housing; landlord and tenants; protection for victims of domestic violence from eviction; provide for under certain circumstances. Creates new act.

HB 5982 Housing; landlord and tenants; tenants with reasonable apprehension of a domestic violence offense; allow to change rental unit locks under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 16 of 1972 PA 348 (MCL 554.616) & adds sec. 1c.

HB 5983 Housing; affordable; rent limitation for senior citizens and individuals with disabilities; authorize local units to impose, and provide for tax exemptions and specific tax. Creates new act.

SB 1132 Health; hazardous products; provision related to rental unit containing lead-based paint hazard; modify.

 

Marijuana Law

HB 5984 Health; medical marihuana; applicant for marihuana facility license; make business entity ineligible if it has not paid property taxes for the preceding 2 years. Amends sec. 402 of 2016 PA 281 (MCL 333.27402).

 

Military Law

HB 5947 Property tax; exemptions; criteria to qualify for property tax exemptions; modify for disabled veterans. Amends sec. 7b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7b).

 

Motor Vehicles

SB 1108 Use tax; collections; collection of sales tax on core charge for motor vehicle and recreational vehicle parts or batteries; exempt.

SB 1120 Vehicles; motorcycles; definitions of autocycle and motorcycle; modify.

 

Poverty Law

HB 5953 Human services; services or financial assistance; work requirement for benefit eligibility; prohibit waiver. Amends 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.1 - 400.119b) by adding sec. 10h.

HB 5970 Human services; services or financial assistance; eligibility for assistance under the social welfare act; include victims of human trafficking. Amends secs. 57b & 109m of 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.57b & 400.109m) & adds sec. 10h.

SB 1116 Human services; services or financial assistance; eligibility for assistance under the social welfare act; include victims of human trafficking.

 

Real Estate

HB 5947 Property tax; exemptions; criteria to qualify for property tax exemptions; modify for disabled veterans. Amends sec. 7b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7b).

SB 1106 Public utilities; electric utilities; condemnation of property for transmission lines; allow for qualified transmission companies.

SB 1126 Natural resources; Great Lakes; property owners receiving fee for payment for breakwater occupying waters or bottomlands; revise.

 

Regulatory

HB 5947 Property tax; exemptions; criteria to qualify for property tax exemptions; modify for disabled veterans. Amends sec. 7b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7b).

HB 5960 Weapons; concealed; pistol-free zones; exempt firefighters and medical first responders. Amends sec. 5o of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.425o).

HB 5980 Housing; condominium; mediation process within the condominium association bylaws; require adoption of. Amends sec. 54 of 1978 PA 59 (MCL 559.154).

HB 5996 Weapons; firearms; assault weapon regulation act; enact. Creates new act.

HB 5997 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for violation of assault weapon regulation act; enact. Amends sec. 11b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11b).

HB 5998 Weapons; ammunition; reporting requirements for stolen ammunition; mandate. Amends sec. 10 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.430).

HB 5999 Crimes; weapons; purchasing or attempting to purchase firearm with intent to furnish that firearm to a minor or any other individual who is prohibited from having a firearm; prohibit, and provide penalties. Amendes 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.223).

HB 6000 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of purchasing firearm with intent to distribute or distributing firearm to minor or other unqualified person; enact. Amends sec. 16m, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16m).

HB 6001 Weapons; other; provision of ballistic identification to police before certain sales of handguns; require. Amends sec. 15 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.435).

SB 1105 Public utilities; electric utilities; certificate of public convenience and necessity; allow qualified transmission companies to obtain.

SB 1106 Public utilities; electric utilities; condemnation of property for transmission lines; allow for qualified transmission companies.

SB 1111 Occupations; cosmetologists; shampoo services performed in a cosmetology establishment by certain students; allow.

SB 1112 Occupations; cosmetologists; hair styling licensure; provide for.

SB 1123 Occupations; individual licensing and regulation; elevator regulation act; create.

SB 1124 Occupations; individual licensing and regulation; citation to elevator safety and licensing statutes repealed under elevator regulation act; update in construction code statute.

SB 1125 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; guidelines for violations of elevator regulation act; create.

SB 1129 Children; child care; provisions related to background checks and fingerprinting of child care organizations; require.

SB 1130 Children; child care; licensure requirements for child care centers; modify.

SB 1131 Children; child care; general amendments related to registrations; provide for.

SB 1141 Senior citizens; housing; continuing care community; regulate, and expand to include adult foster care facilities.

SB 1142 Senior citizens; housing; home for the aged; amend definition to include only facilities operated by a single entity or commonly owned and controlled entities.

 

State & Local Government

HB 5948 State agencies (existing); generally; database security breach policy for state agencies; provide for.

HB 5950 Agriculture; other; pollinator protection plan; require department of agriculture and rural development to develop. Amends title of 1976 PA 412 (MCL 286.801 - 286.821) & adds sec. 3.

HB 5956 Labor; benefits; local government labor regulatory limitation act; repeal. Repeals 2015 PA 105 (MCL 123.1381 - 123.1396).

HB 5959 Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; contributions to elected officials prior to election year; prohibit.

HB 5989 State; other; prohibition for state to expend money to enforce certain presidential executive orders; establish. Creates new act.

HB 5990 Retirement; other; forfeiture of employer contributions to a defined contribution plan if public employee is convicted of certain felonies; provide for. Amends secs. 2, 3 & 4 of 1994 PA 350 (MCL 38.2702 et seq.).

HB 5991 Environmental protection; sewage; municipal storm water utilities; provide for, and authorize fee. Creates new act.

HB 5993 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 5994 State agencies (proposed); boards and commissions; African-American affairs commission; create. Creates new act.

HB 5995 Vehicles; registration; special registration fees for wood harvesters; eliminate. Amends sec. 801 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.801).

HB 6001 Weapons; other; provision of ballistic identification to police before certain sales of handguns; require. Amends sec. 15 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.435).

HB 6007 Public employees and officers; ethics; former members of the legislature; restrict compensation and expenditures for lobbying activities. Amends sec. 6a of 1978 PA 472 (MCL 4.416a).

HJR TT Legislature; other; constitutional amendment imposing term limits on members of congress; petition congress to call a convention. Petitions congress to propose amendment to constitution of United States.

SB 1114 Elections; absent voters; definition of absent voter; expand to include an elector who applies in person at the clerk's office and who presents photo identification.

SB 1110 Economic development; other; healthy food assistance act; create.

SB 1116 Human services; services or financial assistance; eligibility for assistance under the social welfare act; include victims of human trafficking.

SB 1117 Drains; other; provisions concerning a county organized under a charter; eliminate population requirement.

SB 1133 Retirement; state employees; naming a second spouse as beneficiary if first spouse predeceases him or her and naming of spouse as beneficiary if marriage occurs or is recognized after retirement allowance effective date; allow, and revise the determination of a beneficiary's actuarial equivalent retirement allowance.

SB 1135 Retirement; judges; naming a second spouse as beneficiary if first spouse predeceases him or her and naming of spouse as beneficiary if marriage occurs or is recognized after retirement allowance effective date; allow, and revise the determination of a beneficiary's actuarial equivalent retirement allowance.

SB 1136 Vehicles; registration; vehicle registration fees; exempt senior citizens from increases.

SB 1138 Land use; zoning and growth management; incentives to build affordable housing; provide for.

SB 1153 Economic development; Michigan strategic fund; business withholding abatement program; create.

SB 1154 Individual income tax; withholding requirements; redirect withholdings from state to certain businesses for economic development; provide for.

SB 1155 Taxation; administration; disclosure of certain information of certain authorized business under the Michigan strategic fund act; allow.

 

Tax

HB 5947 Property tax; exemptions; criteria to qualify for property tax exemptions; modify for disabled veterans. Amends sec. 7b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7b).

HB 5949 Individual income tax; credit; credit for the purchase of textbooks at all educational levels; provide for. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding sec. 280.

HB 5952 Individual income tax; retirement or pension benefits; limitations and restrictions on retirement income deduction for a surviving spouse; clarify.

HB 5961 Individual income tax; credit; credit for certain renovations made to the home of senior citizens; provide for. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding sec. 254.

HB 5967 Individual income tax; credit; credit for certain student loan payments; provide for. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding sec. 280.

HB 5983 Housing; affordable; rent limitation for senior citizens and individuals with disabilities; authorize local units to impose, and provide for tax exemptions and specific tax. Creates new act.

HB 5984 Health; medical marihuana; applicant for marihuana facility license; make business entity ineligible if it has not paid property taxes for the preceding 2 years. Amends sec. 402 of 2016 PA 281 (MCL 333.27402).

SB 1108 Use tax; collections; collection of sales tax on core charge for motor vehicle and recreational vehicle parts or batteries; exempt.

SB 1127 Individual income tax; city; reverse commuter withholding and administrative procedures for taxes administered by the state; require and revise.

 

Tort, Product Liability & Malpractice

HB 5963 Civil procedure; statute of limitations; sexual harassment tort claims; increase statute of limitations. Amends sec. 5805 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.5805).

HB 5965 Labor; sexual harassment; time limits for filing a sexual harassment complaint with the Michigan department of civil rights; establish minimum filing period. Amends sec. 601 of 1976 PA 453 (MCL 37.2601).