Civil Rights Law
HB 5494 Civil rights: housing discrimination; housing discrimination against domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking victims; prohibit. Amends title & sec. 502 of 1976 PA 453 (MCL 37.2502).
HB 5532 Civil rights: public records; fees that may be charged to persons making requests under the freedom of information act; modify.
SB 0705 Civil rights: open meetings; procedures for electronic meetings of public bodies; provide for. Amends sec. 3a of 1976 PA 267 (MCL 15.263a).
HB 5485 Consumer protection: consumer solicitation; disclosures to consumers regarding high-volume third-party sellers on online marketplaces; require. Amends 1976 PA 331 (MCL 445.991 - 445.922) by adding sec. 3p.
HB 5486 Consumer protection: consumer solicitation; failure of online marketplaces and high-volume third-party sellers to obtain or disclose certain information; make unfair trade practice. Amends title & sec. 3 of 1976 PA 331 (MCL 445.903) & adds sec. 3n.
HB 5487 Consumer protection: consumer solicitation; high-volume third-party sellers to provide certain information to online marketplaces; require. Amends 1976 PA 331 (MCL 445.901 - 445.922) by adding sec. 3o.
Courts & Judges
HB 5482 Courts: drug court; eligibility to drug treatment courts; modify. Amends sec. 1066 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1066).
HB 5483 Courts: other; eligibility for mental health court participants; modify. Amends sec. 1093 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1093).
HB 5484 Courts: drug court; termination procedure for drug treatment courts; modify. Amends sec. 1074 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1074).
HB 5496 Crime victims: rights; victim's identifying information; expand limitation of release. Amends secs. 8, 38 & 68 of 1985 PA 87 (MCL 780.758 et seq.).
HB 5529 Crimes: penalties; penalties for assaulting a school employee, school contractor, or a school board member of a school district; provide for.
SB 0711 Children: protection; reference in Michigan penal code to surrender of a newborn under the newborn safe delivery law; revise. Amends sec. 135 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.135).
Disability & Elder Law
SB 0715 Housing: other; best practice guidelines on needs assessment for older adults displaced by residential revitalization projects; require housing development authority to create and distribute. Amends secs. 11 & 17 of 1966 PA 346 (MCL 125.1411 & 125.1417).
Domestic Violence Law
HB 5492 Labor: health and safety; criteria for use of sick leave; expand to include leave arising out of stalking. Amends title & secs. 2 & 4 of 2018 PA 338 (MCL 408.962 & 408.964).
HB 5493 Employment security: benefits; disqualification from receiving benefits when leaving employment; create exception for domestic violence victim. Amends secs. 17 & 29 of 1936 (Ex Sess) PA 1 (MCL 421.17 & 421.29) & adds sec. 29a.
HB 5495 Local government: ordinances; imposing sanctions on landlord or tenant for certain contacts made to police or emergency services; prohibit. Creates new act.
HB 5497 Education: attendance; excused mental health days; allow certain number. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1586a.
HB 5501 Transportation: school vehicles; school bus stop-arm cameras; allow. Amends secs. 5 & 20 of 1990 PA 187 (MCL 257.1805 & 257.1820).
HB 5508 Traffic control: civil infraction procedures; revised judicature act; revise to reflect distribution of certain fines to school districts. Amends secs. 8379 & 8396 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8379 & 600.8396).
HB 5509 Transportation: school vehicles; school bus stop-arm cameras; allow, and provide civil sanctions for violations. Amends secs. 682, 907 & 909 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.682 et seq.).
HB 5527 Higher education: community colleges; limitation on aggregate outstanding obligation for new jobs training program agreements; increase.
HB 5536 Retirement: public school employees; reporting requirements regarding retirants rehired; provide for.
HB 5490 Campaign finance: statements and reports; required contents of campaign statements; modify to exclude the occupation, employer, and principal place of business of a contributor. Amends secs. 26, 28, 29, 32, 42, 46 & 51 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.226 et seq.)
HB 5513 Elections: absent voters; tabulating certain absent voter ballots received up to 72 hours after the close of the polls on election day; authorize.
HB 5514 Elections: absent voters; electronic return of absent voter ballots by military voters and their spouses; provide for.
HB 5515 Elections: absent voters; prepaid postage on absent voter ballot application return envelopes and absent voter ballot return envelopes; require, and require the state to reimburse cities and townships for prepaid postage.
HB 5516 Elections: offenses; provision related to the employ of transportation assistance to the polls; eliminate.
HB 5517 Elections: other; state to reimburse local government costs for election mail postage; require under certain circumstances.
HB 5518 Elections: absent voters; absent voter counting boards to tabulate absent voter ballots 7 days before an election; authorize.
HB 5519 Elections: election officials; requirement to provide absent voter ballot drop box; provide for.
SB 0713 Campaign finance: contributions and expenditures; contributions collected in excess of limits for purposes of opposing a recall; allow to be donated to the contaminated site cleanup contingency reserve fund. Amends sec. 45 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.245).
HB 5534 Children: child care; administrative review for licensure of certain persons after creation of new electronic case management system; provide for.
SB 0708 Children: protection; surrender of newborn to a newborn safety device; allow. Amends secs. 5, 7, 10, 17 & 20, ch. XII of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712.5 et seq.) & adds sec. 3a.
SB 0709 Children: protection; reporting death of a newborn after surrender to a newborn safety device; expand. Amends sec. 2843 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.2843).
SB 0710 Children: protection; safe delivery of newborns act; modify definition of newborn and allow surrender to a newborn safety device. Amends secs. 1, 2 & 3, ch. XII of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712.1 et seq.).
HB 5488 Health occupations: psychologists; individuals who are authorized to engage in the practice of psychology in this state; modify to include individuals who are authorized to practice under the psychology interjurisdictional compact. Amends sec. 18201 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.18201) & adds sec. 18211a.
HB 5489 Health occupations: psychologists; psychology interjurisdictional compact; enact. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 16190.
HB 5491 Health: diseases; definition of carrier for the purposes of part 52 of the public health code; modify to exclude individuals with COVID-19. Amends sec. 5201 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.5201).
HB 5507 Health: screening; Krabbe disease; include in list of disorders and diseases screened for at birth. Amends sec. 5431 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.5431).
HB 5520 Military affairs: other; application waiver of vaccine mandate for Michigan National Guard members; provide for.
HB 5530 Health: other; violence prevention program; require health facilities and local health departments to establish.
HB 5531 Military affairs: other; prohibition to discharge Michigan National Guard members for refusal to take the COVID-19 vaccine; provide for.
SB 0707 Insurance: health insurers; reimbursement rate for telehealth visits; require to be the same as reimbursements for office visits. Amends sec. 3476 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.3476).
HB 5498 Insurance: no-fault; personal protection insurance utilization review; modify. Amends sec. 3157a of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.3157a).
HB 5499 Insurance: no-fault; attendant in-home care hours; expand. Amends sec. 3157 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.3157).
HB 5500 Insurance: no-fault; treatment and services for injuries; modify. Amends sec. 3157 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.3157).
SB 0712 Insurance: fraternal benefit societies; liquidation and rehabilitation procedures; modify. Amends sec. 8182 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.8182) & adds secs. 8199b & 8199c.
Labor & Employment Law
HB 5528 Employment security: administration; certain improperly paid benefits; prohibit from being charged to certain accounts and funds.
SB 0716 Housing: affordable; rent control policies; allow local governments to establish. Repeals 1988 PA 226 (MCL 123.411).
SB 0717 Housing: affordable; use of certain factors in local housing ordinances to designate area median income for affordable housing determinations; require. Creates new act.
SB 0718 Housing: affordable; rent limitation for senior citizens and individuals with a disability; authorize local units to impose, and provide for a tax exemption and specific tax. Creates new act.
SB 0719 Housing: affordable; prohibition of local rent control; provide for exception under the rent limitation and specific tax authorization act. Amends sec. 1 of 1988 PA 226 (MCL 123.411).
Licensing & Regulation
HB 5533 Fireworks: licensing; surety bonds for certain fireworks businesses; provide for.
HB 5512 Medical marihuana: other; inconsistencies between the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act and certain parts of the revised judicature act of 1961 related to drug treatment courts; resolve in favor of the revised judicature act of 1961. Amends sec. 7 of 2008 IL 1 (MCL 333.26427).
HB 5510 Transportation: carriers; weigh stations; allow truck drivers to bypass under certain conditions. Amends sec. 724 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.724).
SB 0706 Transportation: other; definition of automated driving systems and automated vehicle roadway; modify and expand. Amends secs. 2b, 642, 665 & 665a of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.2b et seq.) & adds secs. 665c, 665d & 666a.
Probate & Estate Planning
State & Local Government
HB 5481 Law enforcement: funds; grant program to law enforcement agencies to hire public service assistants; create. Amends title & sec. 11 of 1965 PA 203 (MCL 28.611) & adds sec. 11a.
HB 5502 Property tax: exemptions; filing for eligible manufacturing personal property tax exemptions; modify. Amends sec. 9m of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.9m).
HB 5503 Property tax: exemptions; filing for eligible manufacturing personal property tax exemptions; modify. Amends sec. 9n of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.9n).
HB 5504 Property tax: state essential services assessment; state essential services assessment; modify. Amends sec. 7 of 2014 PA 92 (MCL 211.1057).
HB 5505 Property tax: state essential services assessment; alternative state essential services assessment; modify. Amends sec. 7 of 2014 PA 93 (MCL 211.1077).
HB 5506 Taxation: other; eligibility for certain industrial facilities exemption certificates; modify. Amends sec. 6 of 1974 PA 198 (MCL 207.556).
HB 5521 Taxation: excise taxes; excise tax on business of providing accommodations to include certain short-term rentals in the Upper Peninsula; modify.
HB 5522 Appropriations: supplemental; general; provide for 2021-2022.
HB 5523 Appropriations: supplemental; general; provide for 2021-2022.
HB 5524 Appropriations: supplemental; general; provide for 2021-2022.
HB 5525 Appropriations: supplemental; general; provide for 2021-2022.
HB 5526 Appropriations: supplemental; school aid act; provide for 2021-2022.
HB 5535 Property tax: delinquent taxes; delinquent property tax installment payment plans and tax foreclosure avoidance agreements; make available for certain commercial real property returned for delinquent taxes.
SB 0702 Appropriations: supplemental; state park endowment fund supplemental; provide for. Creates appropriation act.
SB 0703 Appropriations: supplemental; funding for state parks and recreation areas; provide for. Creates appropriation act.
SB 0704 Appropriations: supplemental; local parks supplemental; provide for. Creates appropriation act.
SB 0714 Appropriations: supplemental; multidepartment supplemental for behavioral health changes; provide for. Creates appropriation act.
SB 0723 Economic development: neighborhood enterprise zones; filing of neighborhood enterprise zone certificate; modify. Amends sec. 4 of 1992 PA 147 (MCL 207.774).
HB 5511 Individual income tax: collections; refugee settlement fund; create, and earmark certain revenue. Amends sec. 471 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.471) & adds sec. 51h.
SB 0720 Taxation: tobacco; tobacco products tax act; modify. Amends secs. 2, 3, 4, 5, 5a, 6, 6a, 6b, 6c, 6d, 7, 7b, 8, 9, 11, 12 & 13 of 1993 PA 327 (MCL 205.422 et seq.) & adds secs. 3a & 6f.
SB 0721 State financing and management: funds; references in the health and safety fund act to the tobacco products tax act; update. Amends sec. 3 of 1987 PA 264 (MCL 141.473).
SB 0722 Taxation: tobacco; tobacco product manufacturers' escrow account; modify. Amends secs. 1 & 2 of 1999 PA 244 (MCL 445.2051 & 445.2052).
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