CARNIVAL RIDE INSPECTOR                                                                           S.B. 981:

                                                                                                    SUMMARY OF BILL

                                                                                      REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE










Senate Bill 981 (as reported without amendment)

Sponsor:  Senator Joe Hune

Committee:  Agriculture




The bill would amend the Carnival-Amusement Safety Act to do the following:


 --    Require, instead of allow, the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) to hire inspectors to inspect carnival-amusement rides.

 --    Eliminate a requirement that the chief carnival-amusement ride inspector be licensed as a professional engineer and, instead, require LARA to hire as a supervisor of inspectors an individual who was qualified in engineering and training.


MCL 408.659                                                                   Legislative Analyst:  Jeff Mann




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


Date Completed:  6-11-18                                         Fiscal Analyst:  Elizabeth Raczkowski




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.