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Act 297 of 2011

AN ACT to prohibit public employers from providing certain benefits to public employees.

History: 2011, Act 297, Imd. Eff. Dec. 22, 2011
Constitutionality: The court in Bassett v Snyder, 59 F Supp 3d 837 (ED Mich, 2014), held that sections 3 and 4 of the public employee domestic partner benefit restriction act, 2011 PA 297, MCL 15.583 and 15.584, violated the Equal Protection Clause of the United States Constitution. The court granted a permanent injunction against enforcing the act.

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 15.581SectionShort title.
Section 15.582SectionDefinitions.
Section 15.583SectionMedical or other fringe benefits; individual residing in same residence as public employee; prohibition.
Section 15.584SectionCollective bargaining agreement or other contract; effect.
Section 15.585SectionApplicability to public employees; extent.
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