STATE OF MICHIGAN

96TH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2012

Introduced by Rep. Graves

ENROLLED HOUSE BILL No. 5917

AN ACT to amend 1974 PA 154, entitled “An act to prescribe and regulate working conditions; to prescribe the duties of employers and employees as to places and conditions of employment; to create certain boards, commissions, committees, and divisions relative to occupational and construction health and safety; to prescribe their powers and duties and powers and duties of the department of labor and department of public health; to prescribe certain powers and duties of the directors of the departments of labor, public health, and agriculture; to impose an annual levy to provide revenue for the safety education and training division; to provide remedies and penalties; to repeal certain acts and parts of acts; and to repeal certain acts and parts of act on specific dates,” 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. 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.

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 Section 18 of the Michigan occupational safety and health act, 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1018, is repealed.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.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.

Clerk of the House of Representatives

Secretary of the Senate

Approved

Governor

EHB 5917