Legislation Introduced September 19–21, 2017

Administrative Law

SB 0578 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.

 

Agriculture

SB 0576 Agriculture; other; rural development fund; provide for rural development board to determine projects to be funded. Amends sec. 7 of 2012 PA 411 (MCL 286.947).

 

Business Law

HB 4988 Labor; other; registry of employers who relocate a call center to a foreign country; require the department of talent and economic development to create. Creates new act.

HB 4989 State financing and management; other; denial of certain state economic development incentives for business listed on the registry; provide for. Amends 1984 PA 270 (MCL 125.2001 - 125.2094) by adding sec. 15.

HB 4999 Taxation; other; local unit of government implementing an excise tax on the manufacture, distribution, or sale of food; prohibit. Creates new act.

SB 0583 Taxation; other; local unit of government implementing an excise tax on the manufacture, distribution, or sale of food; prohibit. Creates new act.

 

Civil Procedure

HB 4972 Torts; civil procedure; immunity from liability for damages of forcible entry into a motor vehicle for purpose of rescuing a minor from vehicle; provide for. Creates new act.

 

Constitutional Law

SJR M Legislature; other; power of the legislature to disapprove rules and requirements for budget and appropriation bills submitted by the governor; provide for. Amends sec. 37, art. IV & secs. 18 & 19, art. V & adds. sec. 2a to art. V of the state constitution.

 

Consumer Law

HB 4983 Consumer protection; other; notice of security breach requirements; revise, and require public access. Amends sec. 12 of 2004 PA 452 (MCL 445.72).

 

Criminal Law

HB 4971 Criminal procedure; other; authority of counties to offer reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction; increase maximum reward. Amends sec. 19, ch. XVI of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 776.19).

HB 4991 Individual income tax; exemptions; compensation received for wrongful imprisonment; exempt from taxable income and total household resources under the homestead property tax credit. Amends secs. 30 & 508 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.30 & 206.508).

HB 4993 Crime victims; notices; victim notification related to release of certain offenders; modify. Amends sec. 79 of 1985 PA 87 (MCL 780.829) & adds sec. 79a.

HB 4994 Senior citizens; crimes; public relations campaign to prevent elder abuse; provide for. Amends secs. 2 & 6 of 1981 PA 180 (MCL 400.582 & 400.586).

HB 4998 Crimes; other; penalties for false representation of a peace officer; expand to include railroad officer. Amends sec. 215 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.215).

SB 0580 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of using wireless 2-way communication device while driving causing death; enact. Amends sec. 12e, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.12e).

SB 0581 Traffic control; violations; prohibition on texting while driving; expand, and include penalties. Amends sec. 602b of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.602b).

SB 0585 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines reference; update. Amends sec. 11b, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.11b).

 

Disability & Elder Law

HB 4994 Senior citizens; crimes; public relations campaign to prevent elder abuse; provide for. Amends secs. 2 & 6 of 1981 PA 180 (MCL 400.582 & 400.586).

HB 4995 Senior citizens; crimes; neglect and mistreatment of senior citizens; require the department of health and human services to collect and analyze data. Amends 1981 PA 180 (MCL 400.581 - 400.594) by adding sec. 6l.

SB 0582 Vehicles; registration; issuance of plates, tabs, or placards to persons with disabilities; allow upon determination of a qualifying condition by a physical therapist. Amends secs. 675, 803d & 803h of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.675 et seq.).

 

Education Law

HB 4975 Education; school districts; training related to student disclosures regarding assaults and policy regarding sexual abuse; require. Amends sec. 1505 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1505) & adds secs. 1527a & 1531m.

HB 4977 Education; facilities; certain activities to determine and eliminate environmental hazards; require before building a school or acquiring a site for a school. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1264.

HB 4978 Education; facilities; certain measures to address indoor air and water quality in public schools; require. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1275.

HB 4979 Appropriations; supplemental; funding for indoor air and water quality in public schools; provide for. Amends sec. 11 of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1611) & adds sec. 78.

HB 4980 Energy; conservation and efficiency; energy audits and maintenance of energy consumption data; require department of education to encourage school districts to undertake. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding secs. 1275, 1275a & 1275b.

HB 4981 Education; school districts; lighting standards in schools; enhance. Amends 1937 PA 306 (MCL 388.851 - 388.855a) by adding sec. 1c.

HB 4982 Education; curriculum; environmental literacy task force to develop environmental literacy model curriculum and report on the curriculum; provide for. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1158.

 

Election Law

HB 4984 Elections; absent voters; electronic return of absentee ballots by military voters who are serving and absent from their place of residence; allow. Amends sec. 759a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.759a).

 

Environmental & Natural Resource Law

HB 4977 Education; facilities; certain activities to determine and eliminate environmental hazards; require before building a school or acquiring a site for a school. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1264.

HB 4978 Education; facilities; certain measures to address indoor air and water quality in public schools; require. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1275.

HB 4979 Appropriations; supplemental; funding for indoor air and water quality in public schools; provide for. Amends sec. 11 of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1611) & adds sec. 78.

HB 4980 Energy; conservation and efficiency; energy audits and maintenance of energy consumption data; require department of education to encourage school districts to undertake. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding secs. 1275, 1275a & 1275b.

HB 4992 Natural resources; hunting; deer hunting season; establish to begin on the Saturday closest to November 15. Amends sec. 43527a of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.43527a).

HB 5000 Natural resources; other; natural resource commission; specify additional qualifications for membership and update duties based on executive reorganization orders. Amends sec. 501 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.501).

 

Health Law

HB 4974 Health; anatomical gifts; commission to study presumed consent organ donation; create. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 10120a.

HB 4995 Senior citizens; crimes; neglect and mistreatment of senior citizens; require the department of health and human services to collect and analyze data. Amends 1981 PA 180 (MCL 400.581 - 400.594) by adding sec. 6l.

 

Licensing & Regulation

HB 4970 Weapons; concealed; concealed pistol license requirement; eliminate for certain military personnel. Amends sec. 12a of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.432a).

SB 0579 Liquor; other; mark-up on spirits; revise based on distiller's production amount. Amends sec. 233 of 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1233).

SB 0584 Weapons; concealed; carrying a pistol concealed in pistol-free zones by certain individuals; allow. Amends secs. 5a, 5b, 5d & 5o of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.425a et seq.).

SB 0586 Weapons; other; local units of government prohibited from imposing certain restrictions on firearms; expand. Amends secs. 1 & 2 of 1990 PA 319 (MCL 123.1101 & 123.1102).

 

Military Law

HB 4970 Weapons; concealed; concealed pistol license requirement; eliminate for certain military personnel. Amends sec. 12a of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.432a).

HB 4984 Elections; absent voters; electronic return of absentee ballots by military voters who are serving and absent from their place of residence; allow. Amends sec. 759a of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.759a).

HB 4985 Property tax; exemptions; qualifying for disabled veteran exemption; revise procedure. Amends secs. 7b & 53b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7b & 211.53b).

HB 4986 Individual income tax; property tax credit; disqualifiers and limitations on property tax credit for disabled veterans; eliminate, and repeal disabled veterans property tax exemption. Amends secs. 506, 520 & 522 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.506 et seq.) & repeals sec. 7b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7b).

HB 4987 State; identification cards; fee waiver on state identification cards for veterans; provide for. Amends sec. 2 of 1972 PA 222 (MCL 28.292).

 

Motor Vehicles

HB 4990 Vehicles; registration plates; vehicles owned and operated for nonprofit food banks and food pantries; revise registration fees. Amends secs. 224 & 801 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.224 & 257.801).

HB 4997 Vehicles; off-road; helmet requirement while operating an off-road vehicle for individuals over 18 years of age; eliminate. Amends sec. 81133 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.81133).

SB 0575 Vehicles; motorcycles; increase of motorcycle endorsement fee and earmark of motorcycle registration fees into motorcycle safety fund; modify date of implementation. Amends secs. 312c & 801 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.312c & 257.801).

SB 0580 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of using wireless 2-way communication device while driving causing death; enact. Amends sec. 12e, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.12e).

SB 0581 Traffic control; violations; prohibition on texting while driving; expand, and include penalties. Amends sec. 602b of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.602b).

SB 0582 Vehicles; registration; issuance of plates, tabs, or placards to persons with disabilities; allow upon determination of a qualifying condition by a physical therapist. Amends secs. 675, 803d & 803h of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.675 et seq.).

 

Probate & Estate Planning

HB 4996 Probate; guardians and conservators; notification requirements of guardians; expand. Amends secs. 5308, 5310 & 5314 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.5308 et seq.).

 

State & Local Government

HB 4971 Criminal procedure; other; authority of counties to offer reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction; increase maximum reward. Amends sec. 19, ch. XVI of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 776.19).

HB 4973 Civil rights; public records; public body records, documents, or information disclosable under freedom of information act; exempt critical energy infrastructure and cybersecurity-related information. Amends secs. 2 & 13 of 1976 PA 442 (MCL 15.232 & 15.243).

HB 4987 State; identification cards; fee waiver on state identification cards for veterans; provide for. Amends sec. 2 of 1972 PA 222 (MCL 28.292).

HB 4994 Senior citizens; crimes; public relations campaign to prevent elder abuse; provide for. Amends secs. 2 & 6 of 1981 PA 180 (MCL 400.582 & 400.586).

HB 5000 Natural resources; other; natural resource commission; specify additional qualifications for membership and update duties based on executive reorganization orders. Amends sec. 501 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.501).

SB 0576 Agriculture; other; rural development fund; provide for rural development board to determine projects to be funded. Amends sec. 7 of 2012 PA 411 (MCL 286.947).

SJR M Legislature; other; power of the legislature to disapprove rules and requirements for budget and appropriation bills submitted by the governor; provide for. Amends sec. 37, art. IV & secs. 18 & 19, art. V & adds. sec. 2a to art. V of the state constitution.

 

Tax

HB 4976 Taxation; administration; alternative resolutions before informal conference; provide for. Amends secs. 21 & 28 of 1941 PA 122 (MCL 205.21 & 205.28).

HB 4985 Property tax; exemptions; qualifying for disabled veteran exemption; revise procedure. Amends secs. 7b & 53b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7b & 211.53b).

HB 4986 Individual income tax; property tax credit; disqualifiers and limitations on property tax credit for disabled veterans; eliminate, and repeal disabled veterans property tax exemption. Amends secs. 506, 520 & 522 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.506 et seq.) & repeals sec. 7b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7b).

HB 4991 Individual income tax; exemptions; compensation received for wrongful imprisonment; exempt from taxable income and total household resources under the homestead property tax credit. Amends secs. 30 & 508 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.30 & 206.508).

HB 4999 Taxation; other; local unit of government implementing an excise tax on the manufacture, distribution, or sale of food; prohibit. Creates new act.

SB 0578 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.

SB 0583 Taxation; other; local unit of government implementing an excise tax on the manufacture, distribution, or sale of food; prohibit. Creates new act.

 

Tort, Product Liability & Malpractice

HB 4972 Torts; civil procedure; immunity from liability for damages of forcible entry into a motor vehicle for purpose of rescuing a minor from vehicle; provide for. Creates new act.