HOUSE BILL No. 5785

 

July 18, 2012, Introduced by Reps. MacMaster, Agema, McMillin, Huuki, Shirkey, Daley, Johnson, McBroom, Foster, Opsommer and Franz and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

 

     A bill to prohibit this state and its political subdivisions

 

from adopting or implementing certain policy recommendations of the

 

United Nations; to prohibit adopting or implementing a law or plan

 

of action that would infringe on or restrict private property

 

rights without due process; and to prohibit certain transactions

 

with certain entities that assist in implementing United Nations

 

Agenda 21.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 1. As used in this act:

 

     (a) "Agenda 21" means Agenda 21 adopted at the United Nations

 

conference on environment and development held in Brazil in June

 

1992.

 

     (b) "Michigan governmental entity" means any of the following:

 


     (i) This state, including a department, board, agency, or

 

commission of this state or an authority created by any of these.

 

     (ii) A city, village, township, county, school district,

 

community college, or intermediate school district, or an authority

 

created by any of these.

 

     (iii) A private-public partnership involving an entity described

 

in subparagraph (i) or (ii).

 

     Sec. 2. (1) A Michigan governmental entity shall not adopt or

 

implement policy recommendations that infringe or restrict private

 

property rights without due process and that are required by policy

 

recommendations originating in or traceable to Agenda 21 or any

 

other international law or ancillary plan of action that

 

contravenes the constitution of the United States or the state

 

constitution of 1963.

 

     (2) Since the United Nations has accredited and enlisted

 

numerous nongovernmental and intergovernmental organizations to

 

assist in the implementation of its policies relative to Agenda 21

 

around the world, a Michigan governmental entity shall not enter

 

into a contract for services with, pay any money to, or receive

 

money from those nongovernmental and intergovernmental

 

organizations as defined in Agenda 21.

 

     Enacting section 1. This act takes effect 90 days after the

 

date it is enacted into law.