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Representatives Afendoulis, Chris Banks, Brian Barrett, Tom Bizon, John Brinks, Winnie Brunner, Charles Bumstead, Jon Byrd, Wendell Callton, Mike Canfield, Ed Chang, Stephanie Chatfield, Lee Chirkun, John Clemente, Paul Cochran, Tom Cole, Triston Cotter, Kevin Courser, Todd Cox, Laura Crawford, Kathy Darany, George Dianda, Scott Dillon, Brandon Driskell, Gretchen Durhal III, Fred Faris, Pam Farrington, Jeff Forlini, Anthony Franz, Ray Gamrat, Cindy Garcia, Daniela Garrett, LaTanya Gay-Dagnogo, Sherry Geiss, Erika Glardon, Ben Glenn, Gary Goike, Ken Graves, Joseph Greig, Christine Greimel, Tim Guerra, Vanessa Heise, Kurt Hoadley, Jon Hooker, Thomas Hovey-Wright, Marcia Howrylak, Martin Hughes, Holly Iden, Brandt Inman, Larry Irwin, Jeff Jacobsen, Bradford Jenkins, Nancy Johnson, Joel Kelly, Tim Kesto, Klint Kivela, John Kosowski, Robert LaFontaine, Andrea Lane, Marilyn Lauwers, Dan LaVoy, Bill Leonard, Tom Leutheuser, Eric Liberati, Frank Love, Leslie Lucido, Peter Lyons, Lisa Maturen, David McBroom, Ed McCready, Michael Miller, Aaron Miller, Derek Moss, Jeremy Muxlow, Paul Neeley, Sheldon Nesbitt, Aric Outman, Rick Pagan, Kristy Pagel, Dave Pettalia, Peter Phelps, Phil Plawecki, Julie Poleski, Earl Potvin, Phil Price, Amanda Pscholka, Al Rendon, Bruce Roberts, Brett Roberts, Sarah Robinson, Rose Mary Runestad, Jim Rutledge, David Santana, Harvey Schor, Andy Sheppard, Jason Singh, Sam Smiley, Charles Somerville, Pat Tedder, Jim Theis, Lana Tinsley-Talabi, Alberta Townsend, Jim Vaupel, Hank VerHuelen, Robert Victory, Roger Webber, Michael Wittenberg, Robert Yanez, Henry Yonker, Ken Zemke, Adam Senators Ananich, Jim Bieda, Steven M. Booher, Darwin L. Brandenburg, Jack Casperson, Tom Colbeck, Patrick Emmons, Judy K. Green, Mike Gregory, Vincent Hansen, Goeff Hertel Jr., Curtis Hildenbrand, Dave Hood III, Morris W. Hopgood, Hoon-Yung Horn, Ken Hune, Joe Johnson, Bert Jones, Rick Knezek, David Knollenberg, Marty Kowall, Mike MacGregor, Peter Marleau, Jim Meekhof, Arlan B. Nofs, Mike O'Brien, Margaret Pavlov, Phil Proos, John Robertson, David B. Rocca, Tory Schmidt, Wayne A. Schuitmaker, Tonya Shirkey, Mike Smith, Virgil K. Stamas, Jim Warren, Rebekah Young II, Coleman Zorn, Dale Senate Committees Agriculture Appropriations Banking and Financial Institutions Commerce Economic Development Education Elections and Government Reform Energy and Technology Families, Seniors and Human Services Finance Government Operations Health Policy Insurance Judiciary Local Government Michigan Competitiveness Natural Resources Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Regulatory Reform Transportation Veterans, Military Affairs and Homeland Security Only items with status Sort by BillSort by SponsorSort by Committee Sorted by: SequenceNo Bill/ResolutionReferred DateCommitteeSponsorSubjectMeetingsStatus SB 0001 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015Michigan Capitol CommitteeMeekhof,Arlan B.Labor; hours and wages; reference to repealed law; eliminate in school code. Amends secs. 503, 523, 553 & 1311e of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.503 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0003'15 SB 0001 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015Michigan CompetitivenessMeekhof,Arlan B.Labor; hours and wages; reference to repealed law; eliminate in school code. Amends secs. 503, 523, 553 & 1311e of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.503 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0003'15 SB 0002 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015Michigan CompetitivenessMacGregor,PeterLabor; hours and wages; reference to repealed law; eliminate. Amends sec. 8 of 1974 PA 338 (MCL 125.1608). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0003'15 SB 0002 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015Michigan Capitol CommitteeMacGregor,PeterLabor; hours and wages; reference to repealed law; eliminate. Amends sec. 8 of 1974 PA 338 (MCL 125.1608). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0003'15 SB 0003 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015Michigan Capitol CommitteeRobertson,David B.Labor; hours and wages; requirement of paying prevailing wages on state projects; eliminate. Repeals 1965 PA 166 (MCL 408.551 - 408.558). SB 0003 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015Michigan CompetitivenessRobertson,David B.Labor; hours and wages; requirement of paying prevailing wages on state projects; eliminate. Repeals 1965 PA 166 (MCL 408.551 - 408.558). SB 0004 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015JudiciaryShirkey,MikeCivil rights; religious discrimination; Michigan religious freedom restoration act; create. Creates new act. SB 0005 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015FinanceKnezek,DavidIndividual income tax; credit; earned income tax credit; increase. Amends sec. 272 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.272). SB 0006 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015Veterans, Military Affairs and Homeland SecurityHildenbrand,DaveProperty tax; exemptions; exemption for disabled veterans; include joint tenancy. Amends sec. 7b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7b). SB 0007 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015AppropriationsHildenbrand,DaveRetirement; public school employees; certain retirants' purchase of service credit for service performed at certain university reporting units; allow. Amends sec. 64 of 1980 PA 300 (MCL 38.1364). SB 0008 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015Elections and Government ReformSchuitmaker,TonyaState financing and management; purchasing; installation of tracking device on state employee driven state vehicles; require. Amends sec. 213 of 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1213). SB 0009 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015JudiciaryJones,RickFamily law; child custody; requirement to file motion for change of custody or parenting time order when parent is called to active military duty; modify. Amends secs. 7 & 7a of 1970 PA 91 (MCL 722.27 & 722.27a). SB 0010 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015FinanceHildenbrand,DaveSales tax; collections; sales tax on the difference; accelerate phase-in. Amends sec. 1 of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.51). SB 0011 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015FinanceHune,JoeUse tax; collections; use tax on the difference; accelerate phase-in. Amends sec. 2 of 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.92). SB 0012 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015JudiciaryJones,RickRetirement; state employees; retired state employees to contract with department of attorney general in litigation matters involving this state; allow under certain circumstances without losing retirement allowance. Amends sec. 68c of 1943 PA 240 (MCL 38.68c).1/20/2015REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 SB 0013 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015Elections and Government ReformKnollenberg,MartyElections; voting procedures; straight-ticket voting; eliminate. Amends secs. 736c, 782b, 795c, 803 & 804 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.736c et seq.). SB 0014 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015Natural ResourcesPavlov,PhilEnvironmental protection; radioactive waste; storage of certain radioactive waste in Michigan; prohibit, and require study of impacts of repository located anywhere near great lakes shoreline. Amends title & sec. 1 of 1978 PA 113 (MCL 325.491); adds sec. 2 & repeals sec. 2. SB 0015 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015JudiciaryPavlov,PhilWeapons; firearms; Michigan firearms freedom act; create. Creates new act. SB 0016 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015Outdoor Recreation and TourismCasperson,TomNatural resources; funding; Michigan natural resources trust fund; modify allowable expenditures. Amends secs. 1902 & 1903 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.1902 & 324.1903) & repeals sec. 1904 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.1904). TIE BAR WITH: SJR C'15 SB 0017 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015Local GovernmentJones,RickProperty tax; delinquent taxes; sale of house by auction; require profits be refunded to homeowner. Amends sec. 78m of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.78m). SB 0018 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015Local GovernmentNofs,MikeProperty; conveyances; certain land in Calhoun county; provide for conveyance after obtaining from United States. Amends 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.101 - 324.90106) by adding sec. 2120a. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0019'15 SB 0019 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015Local GovernmentNofs,MikeProperty tax; assessments; definition of transfer of ownership; exclude certain transfers. Amends sec. 27a of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.27a). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0018'15 SB 0020 of 2015Referred 1/20/2015JudiciaryShirkey,MikeCriminal procedure; other; default standard for mens rea in criminal statutes; establish. Amends 1846 RS 1 (MCL 8.1 - 8.8) by adding secs. 9 & 9a. SB 0021 of 2015Referred 1/21/2015AppropriationsNofs,MikeRetirement; state police; monthly retirement allowance; provide 1-time increase for certain retirants to provide cost-of-living adjustment. Amends sec. 40a of 1986 PA 182 (MCL 38.1640a). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0022'15 SB 0022 of 2015Referred 1/21/2015AppropriationsCasperson,TomRetirement; state police; monthly retirement allowance; provide 1-time increase for certain retirants to provide cost-of-living adjustment. Amends 1986 PA 182 (MCL 38.1601 - 38.1648) by adding sec. 40c. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0021'15 SB 0023 of 2015Referred 1/21/2015FinanceJones,RickIndividual income tax; deductions; deduction for retirement and pension benefits; eliminate limitations and restrictions. Amends sec. 30 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.30). SB 0024 of 2015Referred 1/21/2015FinanceNofs,MikeProperty tax; principal residence exemption; homestead exemption; continue exemption upon death of homeowner under certain conditions. Amends sec. 7cc of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7cc). SB 0025 of 2015Referred 1/22/2015Economic DevelopmentKowall,MikeTransportation; funds; transportation economic development fund; include medical research and medical care as targeted industries. Amends sec. 9 of 1987 PA 231 (MCL 247.909). SB 0025 of 2015Referred 1/22/2015Economic Development Kowall,MikeTransportation; funds; transportation economic development fund; include medical research and medical care as targeted industries. Amends sec. 9 of 1987 PA 231 (MCL 247.909). SB 0026 of 2015Referred 1/22/2015Regulatory ReformKowall,MikeOccupations; real estate; licensure requirements for real estate brokers and salespersons; provide general amendments. Amends secs. 105, 2501, 2502a, 2503, 2504, 2504a, 2505, 2506, 2509, 2510, 2512 & 2512d of 1980 PA 299 (MCL 339.105 et seq.) & adds secs. 2502b, 2512e, 2512f, 2516 & 2516a. SB 0027 of 2015Referred 1/22/2015Health PolicyJones,RickHealth; abortion; additional abortion complication reporting; require. Amends sec. 2835 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.2835) & adds sec. 2839. SB 0028 of 2015Referred 1/22/2015JudiciaryBieda,Steven M.Crimes; animals; penalties for crimes against animals; enhance, and make other revisions. Amends secs. 50 & 50b of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.50 & 750.50b).1/27/2015 SB 0029 of 2015Referred 1/22/2015JudiciaryJones,RickCriminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crimes of animal cruelty; enact and amend. Amends secs. 16b, 34, 40, 46 & 49, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16b et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0028'151/27/2015 SB 0030 of 2015Referred 1/22/2015FinanceKnezek,DavidIndividual income tax; deductions; deduction for retirement and pension benefits; eliminate limitations and restrictions. Amends sec. 30 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.30). SJR A of 2015Referred 1/20/2015Outdoor Recreation and TourismHildenbrand,DaveNatural resources; hunting; right to hunt, trap, and fish; recognize in constitution. Amends the state constitution by adding sec. 28 to art. I. SJR B of 2015Referred 1/20/2015Government OperationsKnollenberg,MartyLegislature; legislators; compensation of legislators who are absent from legislative session; modify. Amends the state constitution by adding sec. 55 to art. IV. SJR C of 2015Referred 1/20/2015Outdoor Recreation and TourismCasperson,TomConstitutional amendments; state; Michigan natural resources trust fund; modify allowable expenditures. Amends the state constitution by adding sec. 35 to art. IX. SJR D of 2015Referred 1/21/2015AppropriationsJones,RickConstitutional amendments; state; equal amount of per pupil funding for all local school districts; ensure by certain date. Amends sec. 11, art. IX of the state constitution.