+ − Contact Information Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (517) 373-3760 Fax: (517) 373-3760 + − Sponsored Bills (7) MI - HB4277 Vehicles; equipment; definition of special mobile equipment; clarify. Amends sec. 62 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.62). MI - HR127 A resolution to declare September 2015 as Kinship Care Month in the state of Michigan. MI - HB4431 Tobacco; retail sales; prohibit sale of electronic cigarette or any oral device that provides vapor nicotine to minors, and require liquid nicotine containers to be sold in child-resistant containers. Amends title & secs. 1, 2 & 4 of 1915 PA 31 (MCL 722.641 et seq.) & adds sec. 2b. MI - HB4345 Environmental protection; other; sale of personal care products containing plastic microbeads; prohibit. Amends heading of ch. 5, art. II of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101 - 324.90106) & adds part 162. MI - HB4425 Traffic control; speed restrictions; modified speed limits on certain roads; allow. Amends sec. 628 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.628). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4423'15, HB 4424'15, HB 4426'15 MI - HB4269 Sales tax; collections; sales tax on difference between sale price and core charge of automobile parts; provide for. Amends sec. 1 of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.51). MI - HB4166 Counties; boards and commissions; certain counties to levy a special tax or appropriate from the county general funds for the purpose of advertising agricultural advantages; revise, and allow each county to levy the special tax if approved by a majority of the electors in the county. Amends title & sec. 1 of 1913 PA 88 (MCL 46.161). + − Cosponsored Bills (84) MI - HB5220 Appropriations; supplemental; distribution of certain appropriated revenue from the state general fund to department of health and human services; provide for. Creates appropriation act. MI - HB4225 Highways; construction and repair; database for all road and bridge projects; establish. Amends 1951 PA 51 (MCL 247.651 - 247.675) by adding sec. 11g. MI - HB4604 Natural resources; soil and erosion; soil erosion and sedimentation permit process; provide exemption for certain agricultural practices. Amends sec. 9115a of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.9115a). MI - HB5663 Campaign finance; campaign practices; compliance with do-not-call list; require of certain entities. Amends secs. 2, 5 & 11 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.202 et seq.) & adds sec. 48. MI - HB4022 Children; foster care; foster child identification theft protection act; create. Creates new act. MI - HB5431 Local government; other; local governments, law enforcement agencies, and universities operating a motor vehicle storage facility; prohibit. Creates new act. MI - HB4912 Animals; dogs; service dogs for veterans; provide grant program. Creates new act. MI - HB5442 Law enforcement; communications; public threat alert system to send alerts to residents through various modes of communication including on cellular telephones; create. Creates new act. MI - HB5190 Individual income tax; administration; earmark for unclaimed farmland tax credits and filing requirements; provide for and clarify. Amends sec. 51 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.51) & adds sec. 312. MI - HB4575 Public utilities; electric utilities; Michigan electric infrastructure act; create. Creates new act. MI - HR172 A resolution to encourage the business community and the citizens of Michigan to preserve the original intentions of Thanksgiving Day by refraining from offering or participating in sales promotions, and to encourage community organizations and religious institutions to offer their own events for individuals unable to celebrate with family and friends. MI - HB4756 Legislature; rules; bills or initiative petitions to take effect upon the expiration of 90 days after the date they are filed with the secretary of state; provide for. Implements sec. 27, art. IV of the state constitution. MI - HB5639 Veterans; veterans' homes; reporting requirements for state veterans' facilities; provide for. Amends 1885 PA 152 (MCL 36.1 - 36.12) by adding sec. 9. MI - HB4017 Food; other; persons donating food to nonprofit organizations or corporations that distribute donated food; provide immunity for. Amends title of 2000 PA 92 (MCL 289.1101 - 289.8111) & adds sec. 5104. MI - HR96 A resolution to declare May 31, 2015, as White Armband Day in the state of Michigan. MI - HB5325 Businesses; associations; Masonic associations; allow property tax exemption for property used for Masonic purposes. Amends 1895 PA 1 (MCL 457.221 - 457.227) by adding sec. 4a. MI - HB4795 Local government; other; prohibition of local ordinances dealing with pistols and other firearms; clarify, and provide penalties. Amends title of 1990 PA 319 (MCL 123.1101 - 123.1105) & adds secs. 4a, 4b & 4c. MI - HR278 A resolution to declare May 2016 as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Awareness Month in the state of Michigan. MI - HR204 A resolution to declare February 1, 2016, as Blue Star Mothers Day in the state of Michigan. MI - HB4831 Health; abortion; counseling on abortion options; prohibit if individual benefits from sale of aborted fetal tissue or acts as a fetal tissue supplier. Amends sec. 17515 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.17515) & adds sec. 17015b. MI - HB5081 Crimes; penalties; penalties for removal of a parolee from a facility who was placed there as a condition of his or her parole; provide for. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1 - 750.568) by adding sec. 197d. MI - HB4983 Natural resources; fishing; entrance into state-operated public boating access sites and certain state parks on free fishing weekends; allow free of charge. Amends sec. 74116 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.74116). MI - HB4060 Higher education; state universities; acceptance of an American council on education transcript; allow, and clarify transferable credits. Amends 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1601 - 388.1896) by adding sec. 275b. MI - HR228 A resolution to urge the United States Congress to enact legislation that will enhance hunting, fishing, recreational shooting, and other outdoor recreational opportunities for sportsmen and women nationwide. MI - HR78 A resolution to commemorate the 70th anniversary of V-E Day. MI - HR215 A resolution to declare February 2016 as Heart Month and February 5, 2016, as Go Red for Women Day in the state of Michigan. MI - HR154 A resolution to encourage the President and Congress of the United States and the U.S. Office of Management and Budget to support plans to upgrade the Soo Locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, and approve the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' request to fund preparation of an Economic Reevaluation Report. MI - HB5078 Corrections; parole; procedures for parole of prisoner who is determined to be medically frail; revise. Amends sec. 35 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.235). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5079'15, HB 5080'15 MI - HB4163 Occupations; individual licensing and regulation; licensing of residential lift contractors; create as class of elevator contractors. Amends title & secs. 3, 4 & 15 of 1967 PA 227 (MCL 408.803 et seq.) & adds sec. 14a. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4162'15 MI - HR75 A resolution to declare June 2, 2015, as Older Michiganians Day in the state of Michigan. MI - HB5215 Crimes; animals; penalties and prohibition to remove a dog collar; provide for under certain circumstances. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1 - 750.568) by adding sec. 70a. MI - SCR16 A concurrent resolution of tribute offered as a memorial for Harry T. Gast, former member of the House of Representatives and the Senate. MI - HB4162 Occupations; individual licensing and regulation; requirement for installation and repair of elevators by elevator journeymen; modify for installation and repair of residential lifts. Amends sec. 2 of 1976 PA 333 (MCL 338.2152). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4163'15 MI - HR103 A resolution to declare June 14-20, 2015, as Men's Health Week in the state of Michigan. MI - HB4982 Employment security; administration; unemployment insurance benefit claims; require additional notice and examination for fraud determination. Amends secs. 27, 32, 54 & 62 of 1936 (Ex Sess) PA 1 (MCL 421.27 et seq.). MI - HB4429 Labor; hours and wages; prevailing wage requirements for public school construction projects; eliminate. Amends title & secs. 1 & 2 of 1965 PA 166 (MCL 408.551 & 408.552). MI - HB4195 Economic development; other; Michigan early stage venture corporation entering new investments or creating additional venture funds; prohibit. Amends secs. 7, 9, 11, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23 & 27 of 2003 PA 296 (MCL 125.2237 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4196'15, HB 4365'15 MI - HB4313 Veterans; other; use of service dogs by veterans diagnosed with symptoms of certain injuries; allow. Amends sec. 502c of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.502c). MI - HCR22 A concurrent resolution to urge the United States Congress to enact legislation that will enhance hunting, fishing, recreational shooting, and other outdoor recreational opportunities for sportsmen and women nationwide. MI - HB5376 Military affairs; facilities; 1 full-time military employee stationed at each armory or military facility to be armed with a firearm; require. Amends sec. 251 of 1967 PA 150 (MCL 32.651) & adds sec. 338. MI - HCR7 A concurrent resolution to urge the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and the United States Congress to create a pilot program in Michigan instituting a flexible Veterans Choice Card system structured similar to a traditional health care program for all veterans in Michigan. MI - HJR21 Legislature; rules; bills or initiative petitions to take effect upon the expiration of 90 days after the date they are filed with the secretary of state; provide for. Amends sec. 27, art. IV of the state constitution. MI - HR148 A resolution to declare September 15-October 15, 2015, as Hispanic Heritage Month in the state of Michigan. MI - HB4752 Insurance; no-fault; catastrophic claims association; require to disclose actuarial computation used in rate setting. Amends sec. 3104 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.3104). MI - HB5152 Natural resources; wetlands; waters that are not waters of the United States; exempt from certain regulations. Amends secs. 30101a, 30103, 30305, 30311, 30311d, 30312, 30321 & 30328 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.30101a et seq.). MI - HJR8 Natural resources; hunting; constitutional right to hunt, trap, and fish; provide for. Amends the state constitution by adding sec. 28 to art. I. MI - HB4636 Occupations; insurance; sale of insurance for self-service storage units; eliminate license requirement. Amends sec. 1202 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.1202). MI - HB4075 Records; public; transcripts and abstracts of records act; clarify fee for electronic copies. Amends sec. 1 of 1895 PA 161 (MCL 48.101). MI - HR21 A resolution to memorialize the Congress of the United States to reinstate funding for the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository. MI - HB5191 Taxation; administration; calculation of interest penalties related to certain credits; provide for. Amends sec. 30 of 1941 PA 122 (MCL 205.30). MI - HB5080 Crime victims; rights; crimes victim's right to give oral statement to parole board; amend in certain cases. Amends secs. 19 & 21 of 1985 PA 87 (MCL 780.769 & 780.771). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5078'15, HB 5079'15 MI - HB5079 Corrections; parole; corrections code of 1953; amend to implement medically frail parole. Amends secs. 33, 33b & 34 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.233 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5078'15, HB 5080'15 MI - HB5189 Land use; farmland and open space; development rights agreements; modify terms for processing and relinquishment. Amends secs. 36101, 36104, 36109, 36110, 36111 & 36202 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.36101 et seq.) & repeals sec. 36117 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.36117). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5190'15 MI - HB4913 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 4912'15 MI - HR197 A resolution to urge the President of the United States to declare that the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham is committing genocide against Christians and other ethnic and religious minorities in the Middle East, thus enabling direct intervention and availability of resources to stop this atrocity. MI - HB4160 Weapons; other; brandishing a firearm; exempt certain actions. Amends sec. 234e of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.234e). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4161'15 MI - HR157 A resolution to declare October 2, 2015, as Michigan Manufacturers Day in the state of Michigan. MI - HB5288 Occupations; attorneys; individuals licensed to practice law as a military spouse; require certain notifications to board of law examiners. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 947a. TIE BAR WITH: HB 5289'16 MI - HB5289 Occupations; attorneys; license to practice law for military spouse; provide for under certain conditions. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 947. TIE BAR WITH: HB 5288'16 MI - HCR11 A concurrent resolution to urge the United States Supreme Court to recognize its limited historic role in a federal system and to urge the states to become proactive in defending their sovereignty against federal overreach. MI - HB4890 Civil rights; public records; art institute services provider; require compliance with freedom of information act. Amends sec. 2 of 1976 PA 442 (MCL 15.232). MI - HB4161 Weapons; other; definition of brandish; provide for. Amends sec. 222 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.222). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4160'15 MI - HB4722 Vehicles; registration plates; Gold Star plate vehicles; exempt from requirement that registration renewal form contain language allowing payment of recreation passport fee. Amends sec. 805 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.805). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4721'15 MI - HB4721 Recreation; state parks; waiver of recreation passport fee; allow for military "Gold Star" family members. Amends secs. 74116 & 78119 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.74116 & 324.78119). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4722'15 MI - HB5086 Health; abortion; compensation for the distribution or transfer of any portion of a fetus, embryo, or neonate, including portions obtained as a result of an elective abortion; prohibit. Amends sec. 2690 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.2690). MI - HB4311 Labor; organizations; authority of public sector unions; clarify. Amends sec. 11 of 1947 PA 336 (MCL 423.211). MI - HB5087 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for the receipt of compensation for the distribution or transfer of embryo, fetus, or neonate, including portions obtained as the result of an elective abortion; enact. Amends sec. 13k, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.13k). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5086'15 MI - HB4126 Trade; securities; escrow of purchaser funds in intrastate offering; revise requirements. Amends sec. 202a of 2008 PA 551 (MCL 451.2202a). MI - HB4059 Retirement; public school employees; retirant employed at a reporting unit under certain circumstances without forfeiting retirement allowance or health care coverage; extend sunset. Amends sec. 61 of 1980 PA 300 (MCL 38.1361). MI - HB4889 Civil rights; open meetings; art institute services provider; require compliance with open meetings act. Amends sec. 2 of 1976 PA 267 (MCL 15.262). MI - HB4159 Weapons; licensing; waiver for certain individuals to carry weapon in weapon-free zones; expand to include certain corrections, probation, and parole officers. Amends sec. 5o of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.425o). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0516'15 MI - HB5006 Highways; name; certain portion of Business Route I-96; designate as the "Lansing Firefighter Dennis E. Rodeman Memorial Highway". Amends 2001 PA 142 (MCL 250.1001 - 250.2080) by adding sec. 5a. MI - HB4540 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). MI - HB4521 Animals; other; identification for service animals; create. Creates new act. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4527'15, SB 0298'15, SB 0299'15 MI - HB4076 Weapons; firearms; reference to certain repealed definition in the penal code; eliminate. Amends sec. 2 of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.422). MI - HB4584 Civil procedure; civil actions; uniform foreign-country money judgments recognition act; amend to exclude foreign defamation judgments. Amends sec. 3 of 2008 PA 20 (MCL 691.1133). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4581'15 MI - HB4585 Civil procedure; defenses; foreign judgments; provide protection against certain defamation judgments. Ceates new act. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4584'15 MI - HB4837 Property tax; exemptions; qualified error in the denial of disabled veteran's exemption; define and provide for correction by board of review. Amends sec. 53b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.53b). MI - HB4516 Property tax; appeals; petition for retroactive property tax for certain eligible disabled veterans; allow. Amends sec. 7b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7b). MI - HB5734 Health facilities; licensing; veterans facility operated by the state; require to be licensed as a nursing home. Amends secs. 20109 & 21711 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.20109 & 333.21711). MI - HB4294 Natural resources; mining; inland lakes and streams permit requirement; exempt certain mining operations. Amends sec. 30103 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.30103). MI - HB5622 Education; discipline; enrollment eligibility in strict discipline academy; modify. Amends sec. 1311g of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1311g). MI - HJR23 Legislature; legislators; term limits; revise to combination of 16 years' total legislative service. Amends sec. 54, art. IV of the state constitution. MI - HB4207 Health occupations; advanced practice registered nurses; establish licensure requirements, revise requirements for nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, and clinical nurse specialists, and provide other general amendments. Amends secs. 2701, 5119, 16125, 16161, 16163, 16216, 16231, 16231a, 16315, 16327, 17201, 17210, 17211, 17212, 17221, 17607, 17708, 17745, 17820, 17822, 18301 & 20201 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.2701 et seq.) & adds secs. 17202, 17210a, 17211a, 17214 & 17221a.