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Representatives Afendoulis, Chris Albert, Thomas Alexander, Julie Allor, Sue Banks, Brian Barrett, Tom Bellino, Joseph Bizon, John Brann, Tommy Brinks, Winnie Byrd, Wendell Calley, Julie Camilleri, Darrin Canfield, Edward Chang, Stephanie Chatfield, Lee Chirkun, John Clemente, Cara Cochran, Tom Cole, Triston Cox, Laura Crawford, Kathy Dianda, Scott Durhal, Fred Elder, Brian Ellison, Jim Faris, Pam Farrington, Diana Frederick, Ben Garcia, Daniela Garrett, LaTanya Gay-Dagnogo, Sherry Geiss, Erika Glenn, Gary Graves, Joseph Green, Patrick Greig, Christine Greimel, Tim Griffin, Beth Guerra, Vanessa Hammoud, Abdullah Hauck, Roger Hernandez, Shane Hertel, Kevin Hoadley, Jon Hoitenga, Michele Hornberger, Pamela Howell, Gary Howrylak, Martin Hughes, Holly Iden, Brandt Inman, Larry Johnson, Steven Jones, Jewell Kahle, Bronna Kelly, Tim Kesto, Klint Kivela, John Kosowski, Robert LaFave, Beau LaGrand, David LaSata, Kimberly Lasinski, Donna Lauwers, Dan Leonard, Tom Leutheuser, Eric Liberati, Frank Lilly, Jim Love, Leslie Lower, James Lucido, Peter Marino, Steve Maturen, David McCready, Michael Miller, Aaron Moss, Jeremy Neeley, Sheldon Noble, Jeffrey Pagan, Kristy Pagel, Dave Peterson, Ronnie Phelps, Phil Rabhi, Yousef Reilly, John Rendon, Daire Roberts, Brett Robinson, Rose Mary Runestad, Jim Sabo, Terry Santana, Sylvia Schor, Andy Scott, Bettie Cook Sheppard, Jason Singh, Samir Sneller, Tim Sowerby, William Tedder, Jim Theis, Lana VanderWall, Curtis VanSingel, Scott Vaupel, Hank VerHeulen, Rob Victory, Roger Webber, Michael Wentworth, Jason Whiteford, Mary Wittenberg, Robert Yanez, Henry Yaroch, Jeff Zemke, Adam Senators Ananich, Jim Bieda, Steven Booher, Darwin Brandenburg, Jack Casperson, Tom Colbeck, Patrick Conyers, Ian Emmons, Judy Green, Mike Gregory, Vincent Hansen, Goeff Hertel, Curtis Hildenbrand, Dave Hood, Morris Hopgood, Hoon-Yung Horn, Kenneth Hune, Joe Johnson, Bert Jones, Rick Knezek , David Knollenberg, Marty Kowall, Mike MacGregor, Peter Marleau, James Meekhof, Arlan Nofs, Mike O'Brien, Margaret Pavlov, Phillip Proos, John Robertson, David Rocca, Tory Schmidt, Wayne Schuitmaker, Tonya Shirkey, Mike Stamas, Jim Warren, Rebekah Young II, Coleman Zorn, Dale House Committees Agriculture Appropriations Commerce and Trade Communications and Technology Education Reform Elections and Ethics Energy Policy Families, Children, and Seniors Financial Liability Reform Financial Services Government Operations Health Policy Insurance Judiciary Law and Justice Local Government Michigan Competitiveness Military and Veterans Affairs Natural Resources Oversight Regulatory Reform Tax Policy Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Transportation and Infrastructure Workforce and Talent Development Only items with status Only items with meetings Sort by BillSort by SponsorSort by Committee Committees: MILITARY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS (8/21/2017)Sorted by: SequenceNo Bill/ResolutionReferred DateCommitteeSponsorSubjectMeetingsStatus HB 4048 of 2017referred 1/18/2017Military and Veterans AffairsGraves, JosephVeterans; veterans' homes; employment preference at veterans' facilities; provide for veterans. Amends 1885 PA 152 (MCL 36.1 - 36.12) by adding sec. 11a.2/28/2017. 3/21/2017Reported out with recommendation HB 4217 of 2017referred 2/15/2017Military and Veterans AffairsFarrington, DianaVeterans; other; Michigan veterans' suicide prevention task force; create. Creates new act. HB 4263 of 2017referred 2/21/2017Military and Veterans AffairsKosowski, RobertOccupations; 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). HB 4380 of 2017referred 3/21/2017Military and Veterans AffairsBizon, JohnRecreation; 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 HB 4381 of 2017referred 3/21/2017Military and Veterans AffairsWentworth, JasonRecreation; 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 HB 4413 of 2017referred 3/28/2017Military and Veterans AffairsHornberger, PamelaMilitary 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. HB 4474 of 2017referred 4/19/2017Military and Veterans AffairsGlenn, GaryMilitary affairs; facilities; possession of concealed firearms on military premises; allow. Amends 1967 PA 150 (MCL 32.501 - 32.851) by adding sec. 338.5/9/2017, 5/30/2017Adopted (H-1) 5/9/2017, Reported out (H-2) 5/30/2017 HB 4582 of 2017referred 5/4/2017Military and Veterans AffairsBellino, JosephEducation; 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. HB 4646 of 2017referred 5/23/2017Military and Veterans AffairsGuerra, VanessaVeterans; benefits; service bonus for certain Vietnam veterans; expand eligibility. Amends secs. 2, 7 & 11 of 1974 PA 370 (MCL 35.1022 et seq.). HB 4701 of 2017referred 6/6/2017Military and Veterans AffairsHughes, HollyBusinesses; 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). HB 4784 of 2017referred 6/20/2017Military and Veterans AffairsHammoud, AbdullahRecreation; state parks; recreation passport requirement; exempt veterans. Amends secs. 74116 & 78119 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.74116 & 324.78119). HB 4785 of 2017referred 6/20/2017Military and Veterans AffairsHughes, HollyAnimals; dogs; service dogs for veterans; provide grant program. Creates new act. HB 4786 of 2017referred 6/20/2017Military and Veterans AffairsHughes, HollyAnimals; 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 HB 4817 of 2017referred 7/12/2017 referred 7/12/2017Military and Veterans AffairsKosowski, RobertHealth 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). HB 4818 of 2017referred 7/12/2017Military and Veterans AffairsKosowski, RobertVeterans; other; Michigan veterans' bill of rights for veterans; establish. Creates new act. HB 4819 of 2017referred 7/12/2017Military and Veterans AffairsKosowski, RobertIndividual 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. HB 4824 of 2017referred 7/12/2017Military and Veterans AffairsJones, JewellVeterans; 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. HB 4825 of 2017referred 7/12/2017Military and Veterans AffairsLiberati, FrankTraffic 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. HB 4826 of 2017referred 7/12/2017Military and Veterans AffairsScott, Bettie CookVeterans; other; entities providing services to veterans; establish grant program for. Creates new act. HB 4836 of 2017referred 7/12/2017Military and Veterans AffairsRendon, DaireTraffic 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). HB 4843 of 2017referred 7/12/2017Military and Veterans AffairsBrann, TommyAnimals; dogs; pilot program for veterans to train their own service dogs; create. Creates new act. HB 4858 of 2017referred 7/12/2017Military and Veterans AffairsAlbert, ThomasLabor; 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. HB 4868 of 2017referred 8/16/2017Military and Veterans AffairsKosowski, RobertEducation; 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. HB 4872 of 2017referred 8/16/2017Military and Veterans AffairsByrd, WendellCivil rights; housing discrimination; housing discrimination relating to military status; prohibit. Amends title & sec. 502 of 1976 PA 453 (MCL 37.2502). HB 4875 of 2017referred 8/16/2017Military and Veterans AffairsSabo, TerryProperty; mortgages; acceleration and foreclosure; prescribe time period for veterans. Amends sec. 3204 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.3204) & adds secs. 3103, 3104 & 3203. SB 0248 of 2017 (PA 0097 of 2017)referred 4/19/2017Military and Veterans AffairsWarren, RebekahVeterans; other; World War I centennial commission; create. Creates new act.5/30/2017, 6/6/2017Reported out (H-3) with recommendation SB 0434 of 2017referred 7/12/2017Military and Veterans AffairsMacGregor, PeterVeterans; ombudsman; veterans' ombudsman; provide oversight of veterans' facilities. Amends sec. 1 of 2016 PA 198 (MCL 4.771). HJR U of 2017referred 8/16/2017Military and Veterans AffairsKosowski, RobertHigher education; admission; alternative admissions process for certain veterans; require. Amends secs. 5 & 6, art. VIII of the state constitution. HR 0030 of 2017referred 3/1/2017Military and Veterans AffairsLucido, PeterA resolution to urge the U.S. Air Force to station the F-35 Lightning II at Selfridge Air National Guard Base. 3/7/2017Reported out with recommendation HR 0036 of 2017referred 3/9/2017Military and Veterans AffairsHughes, HollyA 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. HR 0050 of 2017referred 3/28/2017Military and Veterans AffairsWentworth, JasonA 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. 4/25/2017Reported out with recommendation HR 0079 of 2017referred 5/3/2017Military and Veterans AffairsHoadley, JonA 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. 6/13/2017Reported out (H-3) with recommendation HCR 0003 of 2017referred 3/7/2017Military and Veterans AffairsAlbert, ThomasA 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. 3/21/2017Reported out with recommendation HCR 0004 of 2017referred 3/9/2017Military and Veterans AffairsHughes, HollyA 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.