SENATE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE

2015-2016 Session

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Bill/Resolution Sponsor Subject Status
HB   4015
Referred 3/26/2015
Kelly Crimes; other; resale of event tickets at higher or lower prices; allow.
HB   4119
Referred 2/24/2015
Garcia Civil procedure; garnishment; garnishment of periodic payments; revise procedure. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 3/11/2015
HB   4120
Referred 2/25/2015
McCready Labor; fair employment practices; deductions from wages without written consent of employee; include certain reimbursements related to garnishment. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 3/11/2015
HB   4289
Referred 3/19/2015
Yonker Retirement; investments; investment committee of a large sponsored system; clarify title of chief investment officer.
HB   4362
Referred 5/12/2015
Sheppard Worker's compensation; insurers; ownership of surplus assets of group self-insurers; provide for. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2 on 10/16/2015
HB   4537
Referred 2/4/2016
LaFontaine Labor; fair employment practices; employee absence from work to provide emergency civil air patrol services; protect from adverse employment action. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 3/16/2016
HB   4630
Referred 12/8/2016 1:11:39 PM
Price Labor; notices; notice requirements in advertising for replacements for striking workers; repeal.
HB   4643
Referred 12/8/2016 1:12:05 PM
Glenn Labor; fair employment practices; remedies for mass picketing; modify.
HB   4982
Referred 12/13/2016 11:07:54 AM
Victory Employment security; administration; unemployment insurance benefit claims; require additional notice and examination for fraud determination.
HB   5070
Referred 1/13/2016
Leutheuser Labor; health and safety; franchisee and franchisor responsibility as employer under the Michigan occupational safety and health act; clarify. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/3/2016
HB   5071
Referred 1/13/2016
Somerville Labor; hours and wages; employer responsibility for employees; allocate between franchisor and franchisee. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/3/2016
HB   5072
Referred 1/13/2016
Jenkins Labor; hours and wages; franchisor responsibility for minimum wage violations; clarify. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/3/2016
HB   5073
Referred 1/13/2016
Garcia Employment security; employers; franchisee and franchisor responsibility for contributions and benefits; clarify. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/3/2016
HB   5192
Referred 2/24/2016
Afendoulis Occupations; accounting; practice of public accounting; revise scope of practice. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 3/16/2016
HB   5202
Referred 3/2/2016
Howrylak Legislature; other; youth advisory council; create.
SB   0098
Referred 2/11/2015
Shirkey Higher education; community colleges; granting of baccalaureate degrees in certain fields; allow. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 6/18/2015
SB   0101
Referred 2/11/2015
Ananich Labor; fair employment practices; paid sick leave; require certain employers to provide.
SB   0213
Referred 3/17/2015
Schuitmaker Labor; health and safety; reporting requirements for workplace injuries; revise. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/12/2016
SB   0243
Referred 3/26/2015
Hopgood Labor; fair employment practices; employer mandate for employee to work 7 days a week; prohibit.
SB   0250
Referred 4/14/2015
O'Brien Labor; hours and wages; training hourly wage under the workforce opportunity wage act; modify. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 6/18/2015
SB   0252
Referred 4/14/2015
Hertel Employment security; benefits; disqualification from receiving benefits when leaving employment; create exception for domestic violence victim.
SB   0256
Referred 4/14/2015
Ananich Labor; health and safety; criteria for use of sick leave; expand.
SB   0280
Referred 4/16/2015
Knollenberg Labor; collective bargaining; public employer contracts that pay union officials for time conducting union business; prohibit. DISCHARGE COMMITTEE APPROVED on 5/7/2015
SB   0285
Referred 4/21/2015
Hertel Labor; fair employment practices; commission on pay equity; establish, and specify duties.
SB   0310
Referred 4/30/2015
Colbeck Labor; fair employment practices; employee absence from work to provide emergency civil air patrol services; protect from adverse employment action. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 6/18/2015
SB   0339
Referred 5/19/2015
Bieda 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.
SB   0366
Referred 6/3/2015
Hertel Records; public; solicitation of a fee for providing a copy of a deed; regulate. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 7/1/2015
SB   0369
Referred 6/4/2015
Schmidt Use tax; exemptions; tangible personal property eligible for an industrial processing exemption; expand. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 6/18/2015
SB   0370
Referred 6/4/2015
Brandenburg Sales tax; exemptions; tangible personal property eligible for an industrial processing exemption; expand. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 6/18/2015
SB   0373
Referred 6/4/2015
Young Labor; hours and wages; wages for certain tipped employees; modify.
SB   0418
Referred 6/18/2015
Schmidt Aeronautics; other; excise tax on aviation fuel; clarify. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 12/2/2015
SB   0425
Referred 7/1/2015
Schmidt Aeronautics; funds; expenditure of money in qualified airport fund; provide for. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 12/2/2015
SB   0426
Referred 7/1/2015
Schmidt Aeronautics; funds; qualified airport fund; create. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 12/2/2015
SB   0472
Referred 9/10/2015
Schmidt Taxation; tobacco; tobacco product manufacturers' escrow accounts act; modify. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2 on 12/2/2015
SB   0473
Referred 9/10/2015
MacGregor Tobacco; generally; tobacco products tax act; require certain enforcement disclosures. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 12/2/2015
SB   0476
Referred 9/10/2015
Schmidt Taxation; tobacco; tobacco products act; eliminate sunset related to tax on cigars. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 12/2/2015
SB   0490
Referred 9/10/2015
Schuitmaker Trade; business practices; provisions relating to the disclosure of customer information under video rental privacy statute; modify. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 12/9/2015
SB   0492
Referred 9/16/2015
Brandenburg Businesses; franchises; employer responsibilities for employees; allocate between franchisor and franchisee. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 10/7/2015
SB   0493
Referred 9/16/2015
Proos Worker's compensation; employers; conditions that determine when a franchisor is an employer of an employee of a franchisee; establish. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 10/7/2015
SB   0525
Referred 9/29/2015
Hood Employment security; administration; maximum benefit rate and period; modify.
SB   0612
Referred 11/10/2015
Schmidt Aeronautics; funds; definitions related to qualified airport fund; provide for. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 12/2/2015
SB   0613
Referred 11/10/2015
Hansen Sales tax; distribution; reporting requirement on sales of aviation fuel and earmark of percentage of sales tax collected on aviation fuel; provide for. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 12/2/2015
SB   0614
Referred 11/10/2015
Schmidt Use tax; other; reporting requirement on aviation fuel and earmark of percentage of tax collected on aviation fuel; provide for. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 12/2/2015
SB   0627
Referred 12/1/2015
Kowall State financing and management; authorities; public-private partnerships; allow for certain public authorities. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 9/21/2016
SB   0628
Referred 12/1/2015
Kowall Traffic control; other; enforcement and collection of certain toll provisions; modify.
SB   0645
Referred 12/8/2015
Kowall Labor; fair employment practices; employee misclassification; establish uniform criteria. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 10/19/2016
SB   0768
Referred 2/9/2016
Knezek Labor; health and safety; Michigan occupational health and safety act; clarify application to unpaid workers.
SB   0845
Referred 3/8/2016
Schmidt State; symbol; official moniker of Michigan; designate as the Great Lakes State.
SB   0846
Referred 3/8/2016
Proos State financing and management; other; use of "Great Lakes State" in travel promotions; require.
SB   0847
Referred 3/8/2016
Zorn Vehicles; registration plates; use of "Great Lakes State" on standard design registration plates; require.
SB   0853
Referred 3/15/2016
Stamas Environmental protection; pollution prevention; ordinances regulating plastic bags and other containers; preempt. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 4/27/2016
SB   0878
Referred 4/13/2016
Shirkey Communications; emergency 9-1-1; certain requirements of multiline telephone systems to identify the specific location of 9-1-1 calls; modify implementation date. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1 on 5/25/2016
SB   0899
Referred 4/19/2016
Stamas Trade; other; farm produce in possession of failed grain dealer; establish lien and revise allocation of proceeds. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/4/2016
SB   0900
Referred 4/19/2016
Hune Trade; other; payment of producer premiums into farm produce insurance fund; revise requirements. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/4/2016
SB   0908
Referred 4/21/2016
Schmidt Economic development; brownfield redevelopment authority; definitions and program changes; modify. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/25/2016
SB   0909
Referred 4/21/2016
Schmidt Environmental protection; funding; environmental protection bond fund; modify criteria for grants. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/25/2016
SB   0910
Referred 4/21/2016
O'Brien Environmental protection; funding; clean Michigan initiative bond fund; modify criteria for grants and loans. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/25/2016
SB   0911
Referred 4/21/2016
Horn Environmental protection; funding; environmental protection bond fund; modify criteria for grants. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/25/2016
SB   0912
Referred 4/21/2016
Knezek Environmental protection; funding; clean Michigan initiative bond fund; modify criteria for grants and loans to conform to brownfield redevelopment act. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/25/2016
SB   0913
Referred 4/21/2016
Casperson Environmental protection; funding; revitalization revolving loan program; modify criteria for loans. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 5/25/2016
SB   1000
Referred 5/31/2016
Warren Employment security; hearings; appeal process for recipient of improperly paid unemployment benefits; provide for.
SB   1001
Referred 5/31/2016
Warren Employment security; benefits; claimant liability for restitution and interest on unpaid benefits; prohibit.
SB   1002
Referred 5/31/2016
Warren Employment security; benefits; restitution of improperly collected benefits; establish certain percentage of wages to be garnished.
SB   1003
Referred 5/31/2016
Warren Employment security; sanctions; interest charge on benefit overpayments; eliminate.
SB   1004
Referred 5/31/2016
Warren Employment security; reports; reporting requirements related to number of unemployment fraud cases; provide for.
SB   1034
Referred 9/9/2016 2:01:36 PM
Hertel Labor; health and safety; mandatory fines for MIOSHA violations that result in the death or injury of a worker; establish.
SB   1048
Referred 9/7/2016 3:23:13 PM
Kowall Businesses; business corporations; general revisions to business corporation act; provide for. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 10/19/2016
SB   1092
Referred 9/21/2016 1:40:35 PM
Kowall State financing and management; purchasing; steel products procurement act; create.
SB   1095
Referred 9/21/2016 1:40:35 PM
Proos Libraries; state; interstate library compact; create.
SB   1096
Referred 9/21/2016 1:40:36 PM
Ananich Michigan business tax; credits; recapture of tax credits for businesses relocating out of this state; provide for.
SB   1137
Referred 10/20/2016 3:47:28 PM
Ananich Labor; hours and wages; minimum compensation amounts for exemption from overtime pay for certain employees; specify.
SR   0016
Referred 2/24/2015
Kowall A resolution to memorialize the President of the United States, the U.S. Congress, and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to refrain from regulating broadband Internet services as common carrier services under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934. REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT on 2/25/2015