REPLACE PSC REFERENCE - S.B. 605: FLOOR ANALYSIS


Senate Bill 605 (as reported without amendment)

Sponsor: Senator Mike Goschka

Committee: Financial Services


CONTENT


The bill would amend the Insurance Code by replacing the words "Public Service Commission" with "Department of Transportation" in a subsection detailing personal protection benefits. According to the Act, a passenger riding in a bus operated by "a common carrier of passengers certified by the public service commission" (emphasis added) is not eligible for personal protection benefits, unless he or she is not entitled to benefits under any other policy. The bill would refer to a common carrier certified by the Department.


MCL 500.3114 - Legislative Analyst: C. Layman


FISCAL IMPACT


The bill would have no fiscal impact on State or local government.


Date Completed: 10-8-01 - Fiscal Analyst: M. Tyszkiewicz



floor\sb605 - Analysis available @ http://www.michiganlegislature.org

This analysis was prepared by nonpartisan Senate staff for use by the Senate in its deliberations and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent.