+ − Contact Information Email Address: email@example.com Phone: (517) 373-2616 Fax: (517) 373-1758 + − Sponsored Bills (10) MI - SB56 Crimes; organized; definition of racketeering; include certain embezzlement crimes. Amends sec. 159g of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.159g). MI - SB57 Public employees and officers; ethics; former members of the legislature; prohibit from engaging in certain lobbying activities for a period of time. Amends sec. 6a of 1978 PA 472 (MCL 4.416a) & adds sec. 6b. MI - SB58 Taxation; tobacco; cigarette tax; modify. Amends sec. 7 of 1993 PA 327 (MCL 205.427). MI - SB100 Juveniles; criminal procedure; specified juvenile violation definition; modify in probate code of 1939. Amends secs. 2 & 2d, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.2 & 712A.2d). MI - SB55 Individual income tax; credit; tax credit for charitable donations to food banks, shelters, and community foundations; restore. Amends 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.1 - 206.713) by adding sec. 261. MI - SB104 Civil rights; open meetings; remedies for violations of the open meetings act; revise. Amends sec. 11 of 1976 PA 267 (MCL 15.271). MI - HJR16 Civil rights; speech and assembly; authority of legislature to provide by law for the protection of free speech at public institutions of higher education; provide for. Amends secs. 5, 6 & 7, art. VIII & adds sec. 10 to art. VIII of the state constitution. MI - SB77 Health facilities; nursing homes; electronic monitoring devices in nursing homes; allow under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 20199 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.20199) & adds sec. 21788. MI - SB23 Crimes; identity theft; mail and mail depository protection act; create. Creates new act. MI - SB43 Use tax; exemptions; exemption for contact lenses; provide for. Amends sec. 2b of 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.92b). + − Cosponsored Bills (16) MI - SR4 A resolution to amend the Standing Rules of the Senate. MI - SR10 A resolution recognizing February 2019 as American Heart Month and February 1, 2019, as “Go Red for Women Day.” MI - SB121 Individual income tax; deductions; tax incentive for contributions made to first-time home buyers program; provide for. Amends sec. 30 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.30). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0120'19 MI - SB119 Holidays; other; "Blue Star Mothers Day"; designate as February 1. Creates new act. MI - SR11 A resolution to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the founding of the Michigan Farm Bureau. MI - HJR23 Higher education; governing boards; open meetings for university boards; require. Amends sec. 4, art. VIII of the state constitution. MI - SR8 A resolution recognizing January 27-February 2, 2019, as Catholic Schools Week in the state of Michigan. MI - SR14 A resolution to honor the life and service of Congressman John D. Dingell Jr. MI - SB24 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; guidelines for mail theft; establish. Amends sec. 14, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.14h). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0023'19 MI - SB80 Crimes; assaultive; crime of assaulting a person performing certain job-related duties; expand to include emergency room personnel. Amends sec. 81d of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.81d). MI - SB122 Education; teachers; performance evaluation systems for public school teachers and school administrators; modify. Amends sec. 1249 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1249). MI - SB120 Individual income tax; other; Michigan first-time home buyer savings program act; create. Creates new act. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0121'19 MI - HJR13 Constitutional amendments; state; state board of education, superintendent of public instruction, and state board for public community and junior colleges; eliminate, and provide for a governor-appointed department director. Amends secs. 3 & 7, art. VIII of the state constitution. MI - HJR35 Children; parental rights; rights of parents and legal guardians to direct upbringing of children; declare as a fundamental constitutional right. Amends the state constitution by adding sec. 28 to art. I. MI - SR15 A resolution to urge the federal government to provide durable, permanent, and meaningful security at our nation's borders. MI - SB118 Vehicles; registration plates; blue star family registration plates; create. Amends sec. 803e of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.803e).