HB-5917, As Passed House, December 4, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSE BILL No. 5917

 

September 19, 2012, Introduced by Rep. Graves and referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform.

 

     A bill to amend 1974 PA 154, entitled

 

"Michigan occupational safety and health act,"

 

by amending section 19 (MCL 408.1019), as amended by 1991 PA 105;

 

and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 19. (1) The construction safety standards commission The

 

director may promulgate construction safety standards in accordance

 

with this act and based upon, but not limited to, generally

 

accepted nationwide engineering standards and practices designed to

 

prevent accidents and to protect the life and safety of employees

 

engaged in construction operations. If practicable, the standards

 

promulgated shall be expressed in terms of objective criteria and

 

of the performance desired.

 

     (2) Until April 1, 1992, adoption of a standard shall be by a


House Bill No. 5917 as amended November 29, 2012

 

majority of the members present if a quorum is present. Beginning

 

April 1, 1992, any action taken by the construction safety

 

standards commission requires an affirmative vote of not less than

 

4 members of the commission, including at least 1 representative of

 

labor and 1 representative of management.

 

     Enacting section 1. Section 18 of the Michigan occupational

 

safety and health act, 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1018, is repealed.

 

     Enacting section 2. This amendatory act does not take effect

 

unless all of the following bills of the 96th Legislature are

 

enacted into law:

 

[(a) Senate Bill No. 1335.

 

(b) Senate Bill No. 1336.

 

(c) House Bill No. 5922.

 

 

 

 

 

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