+ − Bills Assigned (47) MI - HB4048 Veterans; veterans' homes; employment preference at veterans' facilities; provide for veterans. Amends 1885 PA 152 (MCL 36.1 - 36.12) by adding sec. 11a. MI - HB4217 Veterans; other; Michigan veterans' suicide prevention task force; create. Creates new act. MI - HB4263 Occupations; electricians; experience requirements for electrical licenses applicable to veterans; revise, and waive examination fees. Amends secs. 707 & 715 of 2016 PA 407 (MCL 339.5707 & 339.5715). MI - HR30 A resolution to urge the U.S. Air Force to station the F-35 Lightning II at Selfridge Air National Guard Base. MI - HCR3 A concurrent resolution to urge the Congress of the United States to properly fund the Department of Veterans Affairs Board of Veterans' Appeals and to urge the Board to streamline its process so that appeals are decided in a more timely manner. MI - HR36 A resolution to express the Legislature's position that the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency and the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund board should return responsibility and control to the county Veterans Trust Fund Boards. MI - HCR4 A concurrent resolution to express the Legislature's position that the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency and the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund board should return responsibility and control to the county Veterans Trust Fund Boards. MI - SB248 Veterans; other; World War I centennial commission; create. Creates new act. MI - HB4380 Recreation; state parks; waiver of passport recreational fees; provide in vehicle code for totally disabled veterans without special registration plates. Amends sec. 805 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.805). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4381'17 MI - HB4381 Recreation; state parks; waiver of passport recreational fees; provide in natural resources and environmental protection act for totally disabled veterans without special registration plates. Amends secs. 74116 & 78119 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.74116 & 324.78119). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4380'17 MI - HR50 A resolution to urge the Congress of the United States to eliminate the "widows' tax" on the surviving spouses of retired U.S. military service members. MI - HB4413 Military affairs; facilities; 1 full-time military employee stationed at each armory or military facility to be armed with a firearm; require. Amends 1967 PA 150 (MCL 32.501 - 32.851) by adding sec. 338. MI - HB4474 Military affairs; facilities; possession of concealed firearms on military premises; allow. Amends 1967 PA 150 (MCL 32.501 - 32.851) by adding sec. 338. MI - HR79 A resolution to support and encourage the International Criminal Court to conduct an independent investigation into the alleged human rights violations occurring in the Chechen Republic of Russia. MI - HB4582 Education; teachers; temporary licensing or certification of out-of-state military spouses; authorize. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1531l. MI - HB4646 Veterans; benefits; service bonus for certain Vietnam veterans; expand eligibility. Amends secs. 2, 7 & 11 of 1974 PA 370 (MCL 35.1022 et seq.). MI - SB404 State; identification cards; fee waiver on state identification cards for veterans; provide for. Amends sec. 2 of 1972 PA 222 (MCL 28.292). MI - HB4701 Businesses; limited liability companies; certain fees under Michigan limited liability company act; waive for certain veterans. Amends sec. 1101 of 1993 PA 23 (MCL 450.5101). MI - SB434 Veterans; ombudsman; veterans' ombudsman; provide oversight of veterans' facilities. Amends sec. 1 of 2016 PA 198 (MCL 4.771). MI - HB4784 Recreation; state parks; recreation passport requirement; exempt veterans. Amends secs. 74116 & 78119 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.74116 & 324.78119). MI - HB4785 Animals; dogs; service dogs for veterans; provide grant program. Creates new act. MI - HB4786 Animals; dogs; dog license application; allow for a voluntary $10.00 contribution and earmark revenue to the veterans service dog fund. Amends sec. 6 of 1919 PA 339 (MCL 287.266). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4785'17 MI - HB4817 Health facilities; medical records; access to veterans' health records; require to waive fee under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 9 of 2004 PA 47 (MCL 333.26269). MI - HB4818 Veterans; other; Michigan veterans' bill of rights for veterans; establish. Creates new act. MI - HB4819 Individual income tax; credit; incentive for certain taxpayers to hire unemployed veterans; create. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding secs. 277 & 677. MI - HB4824 Veterans; health care; mental health and suicide prevention programs available to veterans and members of military; require department to conduct a study and provide recommendations. Amends 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.1 - 400.119b) by adding sec. 17a. MI - HB4825 Traffic control; driver license; Veterans Count Michigan fund; create, and allow individuals to donate to the fund when applying for or renewing a driver license. Amends sec. 307 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.307) & adds sec. 307c. MI - HB4826 Veterans; other; entities providing services to veterans; establish grant program for. Creates new act. MI - HB4836 Traffic control; driver license; notification on driver license for certain active duty military service personnel; provide for. Amends sec. 811 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.811). MI - HB4843 Animals; dogs; pilot program for veterans to train their own service dogs; create. Creates new act. MI - HB4858 Labor; public service employment; military experience; allow state and political subdivisions to factor into starting salary. Amends 1897 PA 205 (MCL 35.401 - 35.404) by adding sec. 1a. MI - HB4868 Education; attendance; excused absence from public school for the purpose of sounding "Taps" at a military honor funeral for a deceased veteran; provide for. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1138a. MI - HB4872 Civil rights; housing discrimination; housing discrimination relating to military status; prohibit. Amends title & sec. 502 of 1976 PA 453 (MCL 37.2502). MI - HB4875 Property; mortgages; acceleration and foreclosure; prescribe time period for veterans. Amends sec. 3204 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.3204) & adds secs. 3103, 3104 & 3203. MI - HJR21 Higher education; admission; alternative admissions process for certain veterans; require. Amends secs. 5 & 6, art. VIII of the state constitution. MI - HCR14 A concurrent resolution to memorialize the Congress of the United States to award a posthumous Medal of Honor to Sergeant Thomas Henry Sheppard for his actions during the Civil War. MI - HB4923 Veterans; other; charging veterans to process or provide replacement for DD214 forms; prohibit, and provide penalties. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1 - 750.568) by adding sec. 408a. MI - HB4987 State; identification cards; fee waiver on state identification cards for veterans; provide for. Amends sec. 2 of 1972 PA 222 (MCL 28.292). MI - HR183 A resolution to urge Congress to condemn the violence against the Rohingya people in Myanmar and pursue policies that will permanently ensure their safety and protect their human rights. MI - HB5161 Veterans; benefits; funding for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) employment opportunities; provide for. Creates new act. MI - HR191 A resolution of support for the initiative to bring the first Fisher House to Michigan. MI - HR210 A resolution to condemn the slave trade taking place in Libya. MI - HB5424 Veterans; cemeteries; state veterans cemetery burial grant program; create, and provide eligibility standards for certain spouses and dependents of veterans. Creates new act. MI - HB5425 Corporate income tax; credits; tax credit for development of qualified housing for veterans; provide for. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding sec. 675. MI - HB5429 Property tax; exemptions; exemption for surviving spouse of certain veterans; modify. Amends sec. 7b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7b). MI - HR233 A resolution to urge the United States Congress to adopt legislation to change the manner in which sexual assaults are reported and prosecuted within the military. MI - HB5448 Education; teachers; issuance, renewal, or reinstatement of a teaching certificate to a military spouse assigned to in-state active duty; expedite. Amends 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1 - 380.1852) by adding sec. 1531m.