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Committees:  AGRICULTURE (12/28/2016)
Sorted by: SequenceNo
Bill/Resolution
Referred Date
CommitteeSponsorSubjectMeetingsStatus
HB 4017 of 2015 (PA 41 of 2015)
Referred 4/14/2015
Agriculture
Farrington, JeffFood; 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. 5104.5/7/2015
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/11/2015
HB 4175 of 2015 (PA 87 of 2015)
Referred 4/22/2015
Agriculture
Johnson, JoelTorts; liability; liability of persons under equine activity liability act; limit to willful or wanton acts under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 5 of 1994 PA 351 (MCL 691.1665).5/7/2015
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/11/2015
HB 4408 of 2015 (PA 47 of 2016)
Referred 12/8/2015
Agriculture
Crawford, KathyHealth occupations; veterinarians; veterinarian continuing education requirement; modify, and include veterinary technicians and a license cycle for veterinarian and veterinary technician licenses. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 18813. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4999'152/11/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/11/2016
HB 4850 of 2015 (PA 376 of 2016)
Referred 9/7/2016
Agriculture
Sheppard, JasonState financing and management; purchasing; biobased procurement plan for state of Michigan purchasing; create. Amends sec. 261 of 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1261).12/1/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 12/1/2016
HB 4898 of 2015
Referred 3/8/2016
Agriculture
McCready, MichaelAnimals; animal shelters; pet shop, dog pound, and animal shelters act; modify to include large-scale commercial dog breeders and to make other general revisions. Amends secs. 1, 2, 5a, 6, 7 & 9 of 1969 PA 287 (MCL 287.331 et seq.) & adds sec. 9c.12/1/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2 on 12/1/2016
HB 4999 of 2015 (PA 49 of 2016)
Referred 12/8/2015
Agriculture
McBroom, EdHealth; pharmaceuticals; dispensing prescription drug or device requirements; expand to include an out-of-state veterinary prescriber, and amend certain other provisions relating to veterinary licensing. Amends secs. 7405, 16192, 16201, 16349, 17708, 17751 & 17763 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.7405 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4408'152/11/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/11/2016
HB 5050 of 2015 (PA 250 of 2016)
Referred 3/1/2016
Agriculture
Pagel, DaveAgriculture; animals; provision related to breeding of horses; repeal. Repeals 1929 PA 72 (MCL 287.201 - 287.210).4/21/2016
5/12/2016
5/19/2016
5/24/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/24/2016
HB 5051 of 2015 (PA 251 of 2016)
Referred 3/1/2016
Agriculture
Canfield, EdTaxation; specific tax; provision related to collection of specific taxes; repeal. Repeals 1889 PA 226 (MCL 207.441 - 207.447).4/21/2016
5/12/2016
5/19/2016
5/24/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/24/2016
HB 5052 of 2015 (PA 252 of 2016)
Referred 3/1/2016
Agriculture
Cole, TristonAgriculture; animals; provision related to immature or unwholesome calves, pigs, kids, and lambs; repeal. Repeals 1913 PA 340 (MCL 289.251 - 289.253).4/21/2016
5/12/2016
5/19/2016
5/24/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/24/2016
HB 5053 of 2015 (PA 253 of 2016)
Referred 3/1/2016
Agriculture
Hughes, HollyAnimals; dogs; certain provisions related to dog identification; repeal. Repeals secs. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 of 1939 PA 309 (MCL 287.301 et seq.).4/21/2016
5/12/2016
5/19/2016
5/24/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/24/2016
HB 5054 of 2015 (PA 254 of 2016)
Referred 3/1/2016
Agriculture
Howrylak, MartinAgriculture; diseases and pests; provision related to nursery agent permit and fee; repeal. Repeals sec. 12 of 1931 PA 189 (MCL 286.212).4/21/2016
5/12/2016
5/19/2016
5/24/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/24/2016
HB 5055 of 2015 (PA 255 of 2016)
Referred 3/1/2016
Agriculture
Bizon, JohnAgriculture; other; provision related to silos treated with polychlorinated biphenyls; repeal. Repeals 1983 PA 220 (MCL 288.451 - 288.454).4/21/2016
5/12/2016
5/19/2016
5/24/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/24/2016
HB 5059 of 2015 (PA 256 of 2016)
Referred 3/2/2016
Agriculture
Barrett, TomAgriculture; animals; provision related to started pullets; repeal. Repeals 1962 PA 213 (MCL 287.171 - 287.175).4/21/2016
5/12/2016
5/19/2016
5/24/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/24/2016
HB 5060 of 2015 (PA 257 of 2016)
Referred 3/2/2016
Agriculture
Sheppard, JasonAgriculture; animals; provision related to livestock and poultry remedies; repeal. Repeals 1929 PA 134 (MCL 287.141 - 287.150).4/21/2016
5/12/2016
5/19/2016
5/24/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/24/2016
HB 5189 of 2015 (PA 265 of 2016)
Referred 3/2/2016
Agriculture
Lauwers, DanLand 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 5190'154/21/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 4/21/2016
HB 5190 of 2015 (PA 266 of 2016)
Referred 3/2/2016
Agriculture
Roberts, BrettIndividual 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. 312.4/21/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 4/21/2016
HB 5191 of 2015 (PA 267 of 2016)
Referred 3/2/2016
Agriculture
Lauwers, DanTaxation; administration; calculation of interest penalties related to certain credits; provide for. Amends sec. 30 of 1941 PA 122 (MCL 205.30).4/21/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 4/21/2016
HB 5392 of 2016 (PA 258 of 2016)
Referred 3/24/2016
Agriculture
Roberts, BrettAgriculture; products; regulation of purity, germination, and other seed testing; provide for. Amends sec. 11 of 1965 PA 329 (MCL 286.711).4/21/2016
5/12/2016
5/19/2016
5/24/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 5/24/2016
HB 5532 of 2016
Referred 6/1/2016
Agriculture
Cole, TristonFood; other; morel mushroom buyers; eliminate requirement to be certified. Amends sec. 6101 of 2000 PA 92 (MCL 289.6101).12/8/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 12/8/2016
HB 5889 of 2016 (PA 431 of 2016)
Referred 12/2/2016
Agriculture
Lauwers, DanSales tax; exemptions; exemption for certain agricultural equipment; clarify. Amends sec. 4a of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.54a).12/1/2016
HB 5890 of 2016 (PA 432 of 2016)
Referred 12/2/2016
Agriculture
Lauwers, DanUse tax; exemptions; exemption for certain agricultural equipment; clarify. Amends sec. 4 of 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.94).12/1/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 12/1/2016
HB 5912 of 2016 (PA 433 of 2016)
Agriculture
Nesbitt, AricProperty tax; payment and collection; forfeiture of recorded and unrecorded interests; clarify. Amends sec. 78k of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.78k).REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 12/6/2016
HB 5987 of 2016
Referred 12/7/2016
Agriculture
Lauwers, DanAgriculture; animals; requirements that confined animals be provided space to allow certain movements; delay application of to certain livestock. Amends sec. 46 of 1988 PA 466 (MCL 287.746).
SB 0144 of 2015 (PA 0142 of 2015)
Referred 2/18/2015
Agriculture
Casperson, TomFood; service establishments; exemption from inspection and managerial certification requirements; provide for if serving low-risk foods. Amends secs. 1109, 2129 & 3115 of 2000 PA 92 (MCL 289.1109 et seq.).5/7/2015
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 5/7/2015
SB 0146 of 2015
Referred 2/18/2015
Agriculture
Hune, JoeAnimals; other; facilities accredited by the American zoo and aquarium association or the zoological association of America; exempt from certain provisions of large carnivore act. Amends sec. 22 of 2000 PA 274 (MCL 287.1122).
SB 0239 of 2015
Referred 5/22/2015
Agriculture
Robertson, David B.Animals; other; breed discrimination; eliminate. Creates new act.9/17/2015
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH RECOMMENDATION FOR REFERRAL TO COMMITTEE ON Agriculture on 5/19/2015 REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 9/17/2015
SB 0339 of 2015
Referred 5/20/2015
Agriculture
Bieda, Steven M.Animals; animal shelters; pet shop, dog pound, and animal shelter act; modify to include large-scale commercial dog breeders and to make other general revisions. Amends secs. 1, 2, 5a, 6, 7 & 9 of 1969 PA 287 (MCL 287.331 et seq.) & adds sec. 9c.12/1/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2 on 12/2/2016
SB 0403 of 2015
Referred 6/16/2015
Agriculture
Knollenberg, MartyAnimals; animal shelters; methods of euthanizing animals; restrict to injection of certain commercially prepared solutions. Amends 1969 PA 287 (MCL 287.331 - 287.340) by adding sec. 8b.5/12/2016
5/19/2016
5/24/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/24/2016
SB 0423 of 2015
Referred 6/30/2015
Agriculture
Stamas, JimFood; enforcement; food service establishment fee charged by local health department; provide cap. Amends sec. 2444 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.2444).
SB 0477 of 2015 (PA 0259 of 2016)
Referred 9/10/2015
Agriculture
Green, MikeFood; milk; reference to federal recommendations in the definition of pasteurized milk ordinance in the grade A milk law of 2001; update. Amends sec. 6 of 2001 PA 266 (MCL 288.476).9/17/2015
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 9/17/2015
SB 0504 of 2015 (PA 0271 of 2016)
Referred 9/24/2015
Agriculture
Robertson, David B.Gaming; horse racing; simulcast races; revise provisions related to, and make other general amendments. Amends secs. 2, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 17, 18, 19, 19a, 20, 22, 30 & 31 of 1995 PA 279 (MCL 431.302 et seq.) & adds secs. 6a & 19b.4/14/2016
4/21/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2 on 4/21/2016
SB 0505 of 2015 (PA 0272 of 2016)
Referred 9/24/2015
Agriculture
Robertson, David B.Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for accepting wagers on live or simulcast horse races without a license; enact. Amends sec. 14d, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.14d). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0504'154/14/2016
4/21/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 4/21/2016
SB 0506 of 2015 (PA 0464 of 2016)
Referred 9/24/2015
Agriculture
Green, MikeAgriculture; weights and measures; date reference in handbook; revise to 2014 edition. Amends sec. 28c of 1964 PA 283 (MCL 290.628c).2/11/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/11/2016
SB 0526 of 2015
Referred 9/29/2015
Agriculture
Jones, RickAgriculture; aquaculture; fish farms in the Great Lakes and connecting waters; prohibit. Amends 1996 PA 199 (MCL 286.871 - 286.884) by adding sec. 6a.
SB 0637 of 2015 (PA 0166 of 2016)
Referred 12/3/2015
Agriculture
Hune, JoeAgriculture; other; grass seed test period and certain label requirements; modify. Amends secs. 2, 4, 7 & 9 of 1965 PA 329 (MCL 286.702 et seq.).4/14/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 4/14/2016
SB 0658 of 2015
Referred 12/10/2015
Agriculture
Jones, RickAnimals; exotic; facilities holding large carnivores; modify obligations under large carnivore act. Amends sec. 22 of 2000 PA 274 (MCL 287.1122).12/1/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-4 on 12/1/2016
SB 0671 of 2015
Referred 12/15/2015
Agriculture
Hansen, GoeffLiquor; other; membership on and duties of the wine and grape council; expand. Amends secs. 303 & 543 of 1998 PA 58 (MCL 436.1303 & 436.1543).
SB 0681 of 2015
Referred 12/16/2015
Agriculture
Booher, Darwin L.Agriculture; aquaculture; Michigan aquaculture development act; expand to allow aquaculture facilities within the waters of the state. Amends secs. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 9 of 1996 PA 199 (MCL 286.872 et seq.) & adds sec. 7a. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0682'15, SB 0683'15
SB 0682 of 2015
Referred 12/16/2015
Agriculture
Booher, Darwin L.Natural resources; other; aquaculture facilities; authorize and provide for consolidated permitting. Amends secs. 3101, 30103, 30104, 30306 & 48735 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.3101 et seq.) & repeals pt. 459 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.45901 - 324.45908). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0681'15, SB 0683'15
SB 0683 of 2015
Referred 12/16/2015
Agriculture
Booher, Darwin L.Animals; other; definition of aquaculture; provide for in the animal industry act. Amends sec. 3 of 1988 PA 466 (MCL 287.703). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0681'15, SB 0682'15
SB 0727 of 2016
Referred 2/2/2016
Agriculture
O'Brien, MargaretFood; restaurants; outdoor seating areas at restaurants; allow dogs to be present. Amends secs. 1105, 3113 & 6101 of 2000 PA 92 (MCL 289.1105 et seq.).5/12/2016
5/19/2016
5/24/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/24/2016
SB 0774 of 2016 (PA 0188 of 2016)
Referred 2/9/2016
Agriculture
Hune, JoeFood; other; vending machine locations; classify as food establishments, provide for state inspections, and assess fees against base location. Amends secs. 1107, 1111, 2129, 3113, 3115, 3119, 4105 & 4111 of 2000 PA 92 (MCL 289.1107 et seq.).5/12/2016
5/19/2016
5/24/2016
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 5/24/2016
SB 1031 of 2016
Referred 9/7/2016
Agriculture
Hune, JoeAgriculture; other; urban agriculture act; create. Creates new act.
SB 1032 of 2016
Referred 9/12/2016
Agriculture
Warren, RebekahLand use; zoning and growth management; zoning ordinance to regulate the raising of livestock in urban and suburban areas; provide for under certain circumstances. Amends 2006 PA 110 (MCL 125.3101 - 125.3702) by adding sec. 205b. TIE BAR WITH: SB 1031'16
SB 1052 of 2016 (PA 0466 of 2016)
Referred 9/12/2016
Agriculture
Green, MikeNatural resources; gas and oil; motor fuel retail license fee; eliminate. Amends sec. 6 of 1984 PA 44 (MCL 290.646).DISCHARGE COMMITTEE APPROVED on 9/21/2016
SB 1053 of 2016 (PA 0467 of 2016)
Referred 9/12/2016
Agriculture
Green, MikeNatural resources; gas and oil; environmental protection regulatory fee; increase and modify authorized expenditures from the refined petroleum fund. Amends secs. 21506a & 21508 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.21506a & 324.21508).DISCHARGE COMMITTEE APPROVED on 9/21/2016
SR 0059 of 2015
Referred 5/19/2015
Agriculture
Green, MikeA resolution to urge the United States Congress to enact legislation that requires uniform and science-based food labeling nationwide. 9/17/2015
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 3/17/2016
SR 0083 of 2015
Referred 9/9/2015
Agriculture
Bieda, Steven M.A resolution to recognize and support the efforts of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to protect pollinators through constructing a Pollinator Protection Plan as outlined by the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States.
SR 0087 of 2015
Referred 9/9/2015
Agriculture
Hansen, GoeffA resolution to urge the United States Senate to concur with the United States House of Representatives and repeal the country-of-origin labeling regulations. 9/17/2015
REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 9/17/2015
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