No. 59

STATE OF MICHIGAN

Journal of the Senate

101st Legislature

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

 

 

 

 

Senate Chamber, Lansing, Thursday, June 24, 2021.

 

10:00 a.m.

 

 

The Senate was called to order by the Assistant President pro tempore, Senator Lana Theis.

 

The roll was called by the Secretary of the Senate, who announced that a quorum was present.

 

 

Alexander用resent Hollier用resent Outman用resent

Ananich用resent Horn用resent Polehanki用resent

Barrett用resent Irwin用resent Runestad用resent

Bayer用resent Johnson用resent Santana用resent

Bizon用resent LaSata用resent Schmidt用resent

Brinks用resent Lauwers用resent Shirkey容xcused

Bullock用resent MacDonald用resent Stamas用resent

Bumstead用resent McBroom用resent Theis用resent

Chang用resent McCann用resent VanderWall用resent

Daley用resent McMorrow用resent Victory用resent

Geiss用resent Moss用resent Wojno用resent

Hertel用resent Nesbitt用resent Zorn用resent


 

Senator Tom Barrett of the 24th District offered the following invocation:

Dear Lord, we come before You today to humbly ask for Your wisdom and guidance as we do our best to carry out Your will to humbly lead this state. Please lay Your hand of guidance upon us to help us craft good policy for our friends and neighbors who elected us to this position, and to always remember that the government is subordinate to the people that we serve.

In Your name we pray. Amen.

 

The Assistant President pro tempore, Senator Theis, led the members of the Senate in recital of the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

 

Motions and Communications

 

 

Senator Nesbitt entered the Senate Chamber.

 

Senator Lauwers moved that Senator Shirkey be excused from today痴 session.

The motion prevailed.

 

Senator Chang moved that Senators Geiss and Hollier be temporarily excused from today痴 session.

The motion prevailed.

 

Senator Lauwers moved that Senator MacDonald be temporarily excused from today痴 session.

The motion prevailed.

 

 

Senator Lauwers moved that a respectful message be sent to the House of Representatives requesting the return of the following bill:

House Bill No. 4359

The motion prevailed.

 

 

Senator Lauwers moved that the rules be suspended and that the following bills, now on Committee Reports, be placed on the General Orders calendar for consideration today:

House Bill No. 4201

House Bill No. 4202

House Bill No. 4203

House Bill No. 4204

The motion prevailed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

 

Senators Hollier, Geiss and MacDonald entered the Senate Chamber.

 

 

Messages from the Governor

 

 

The following messages from the Governor were received:

Date: June 23, 2021

Time: 10:37 a.m.

To the President of the Senate:

Sir悠 have this day approved and signed

Enrolled Senate Bill No. 37 (Public Act No. 30), being

An act to make, supplement, and adjust appropriations for various state departments and agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021; to provide for certain conditions on appropriations; and to provide for the expenditure of the appropriations.

(Filed with the Secretary of State on June 23, 2021, at 4:58 p.m.)

Date: June 24, 2021

Time: 8:15 a.m.

To the President of the Senate:

Sir悠 have this day approved and signed

Enrolled Senate Bill No. 10 (Public Act No. 31), being

An act to amend 1976 PA 267, entitled 鄭n act to require certain meetings of certain public bodies to be open to the public; to require notice and the keeping of minutes of meetings; to provide for enforcement; to provide for invalidation of governmental decisions under certain circumstances; to provide penalties; and to repeal certain acts and parts of acts, by amending section 8 (MCL 15.268), as amended by 2018 PA 467.

(Filed with the Secretary of State on June 24, 2021, at 11:00 a.m.)

 

Date: June 24, 2021

Time: 8:23 a.m.

To the President of the Senate:

Sir悠 have this day approved and signed

Enrolled Senate Bill No. 440 (Public Act No. 35), being

An act to amend 1978 PA 368, entitled 鄭n act to protect and promote the public health; to codify, revise, consolidate, classify, and add to the laws relating to public health; to provide for the prevention and control of diseases and disabilities; to provide for the classification, administration, regulation, financing, and maintenance of personal, environmental, and other health services and activities; to create or continue, and prescribe the powers and duties of, departments, boards, commissions, councils, committees, task forces, and other agencies; to prescribe the powers and duties of governmental entities and officials; to regulate occupations, facilities, and agencies affecting the public health; to regulate health maintenance organizations and certain third party administrators and insurers; to provide for the imposition of a regulatory fee; to provide for the levy of taxes against certain health facilities or agencies; to promote the efficient and economical delivery of health care services, to provide for the appropriate utilization of health care facilities and services, and to provide for the closure of hospitals or consolidation of hospitals or services; to provide for the collection and use of data and information; to provide for the transfer of property; to provide certain immunity from liability; to regulate and prohibit the sale and offering for sale of drug paraphernalia under certain circumstances; to provide for the implementation of federal law; to provide for penalties and remedies; to provide for sanctions for violations of this act and local ordinances; to provide for an appropriation and supplements; to repeal certain acts and parts of acts; to repeal certain parts of this act; and to repeal certain parts of this act on specific dates, (MCL 333.1101 to 333.25211) by adding section 22224b.

(Filed with the Secretary of State on June 24, 2021, at 11:08 a.m.)

Respectfully,

Gretchen Whitmer

Governor

 

 

The following message from the Governor was received:

June 23, 2021

Today I signed Senate Bill 37, sponsored by Senator Jim Stamas. This bipartisan bill is the result of good‑faith efforts by members of the legislature and is a testament to what we can do together: make a real difference in people痴 lives right now. With life getting back to normal, we are turning full attention to our state痴 economic jumpstart by creating jobs with higher wages, giving small businesses the needed capital to ramp up hiring and boost investment, and making sure every family has access to affordable, quality childcare.

To provide direction regarding the implementation of this appropriations act, I note that section 203 is unenforceable for the reasons outlined in the transmittal letter attached to Senate Bill 748 of 2020.

Sincerely,

Gretchen Whitmer

Governor

 

 

Recess

 

 

Senator Lauwers moved that the Senate recess subject to the call of the Chair.

The motion prevailed, the time being 10:09 a.m.

10:49 a.m.

 

The Senate was called to order by the President pro tempore, Senator Nesbitt.

 

By unanimous consent the Senate proceeded to the order of

General Orders

 

 

Senator Lauwers moved that the Senate resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole for consideration of the General Orders calendar.

The motion prevailed, and the President pro tempore, Senator Nesbitt, designated Senator McMorrow as Chairperson.

After some time spent therein, the Committee arose; and the President pro tempore, Senator Nesbitt, having resumed the Chair, the Committee reported back to the Senate, favorably and without amendment, the following bills:

House Bill No. 4201, entitled

A bill to amend 1990 PA 187, entitled 典he pupil transportation act, by amending section 59 (MCL 257.1859), as amended by 1996 PA 170.

 

 

House Bill No. 4202, entitled

A bill to amend 1949 PA 300, entitled 溺ichigan vehicle code, by amending section 682 (MCL 257.682), as amended by 2012 PA 263.

 

 

House Bill No. 4203, entitled

A bill to amend 1990 PA 187, entitled 典he pupil transportation act, by amending section 33 (MCL 257.1833), as amended by 2018 PA 422.

 

 

House Bill No. 4204, entitled

A bill to amend 1990 PA 187, entitled 典he pupil transportation act, (MCL 257.1801 to 257.1877) by adding section 20.

The bills were placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills.

 

 

The Committee of the Whole reported back to the Senate, favorably and with a substitute therefor, the following bill:

Senate Bill No. 559, entitled

A bill to amend 1998 PA 58, entitled 溺ichigan liquor control code of 1998, by amending sections 233, 537a, and 551 (MCL 436.1233, 436.1537a, and 436.1551), section 233 as amended by 2020 PA 126, section 537a as added by 2020 PA 125, and section 551 as added by 2020 PA 124.

Substitute (S-2).

The Senate agreed to the substitute recommended by the Committee of the Whole, and the bill as substituted was placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills.

 

By unanimous consent the Senate proceeded to the order of

Resolutions

 

 

Senator LaSata offered the following resolution:

Senate Resolution No. 69.

A resolution to recognize July 2021 as Dark Sky Awareness Month.

Whereas, Empirical evidence shows the negative effects light pollution has on both the human population and the environmental health as a whole; and

Whereas, Using inefficient outdoor lighting causes light pollution and obstructs the full view of the amazing Michigan sky and its surrounding environment; and

Whereas, We aim to spread awareness about this growing problem, minimize the issues associated with light pollution, and preserve the beauty of our state痴 environment and night sky; and

Whereas, July has the highest visibility to view dark skies, making it a great opportunity to support and recognize all that dark sky parks offer; and

Whereas, Michigan was the first state in the Union to initiate Dark Sky Preserves; and

Whereas, There are eight dark sky preserves in Michigan, two of which are internationally designated dark sky parks; and

Whereas, Our state is best known for two internationally designated dark sky parks, Headlands International Sky Park in Mackinaw City and Dr. T.K Lawless Park in Vandalia; and

Whereas, These parks are designated areas that allow for thousands of astrotourists to see the true beauty of the Michigan night sky, and to observe the wonder of meteorological events such as the Northern Lights; and

Whereas, Astrotourism helps bring awareness of the effect light pollution can have on our state; now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the Senate, That the members of this legislative body recognize July 2021 as Dark Sky Month; and be it further

Resolved, That we continue to support the success of dark sky parks across Michigan and show continued devotion to preserving access to the night sky.

Pending the order that, under rule 3.204, the resolution be referred to the Committee on Government Operations,

Senator Lauwers moved that the rule be suspended.

The motion prevailed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

The resolution was adopted.

Senator Bayer was named co-sponsor of the resolution.

 

 

Senator Barrett offered the following resolution:

Senate Resolution No. 70.

A resolution to commemorate June 27, 2021, as Post-Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) Awareness Day.

Whereas, The brave men and women of the United States (U.S.) Armed Forces risk their lives to protect the freedom of the United States and deserve the investment of every possible resource to ensure their lasting physical, mental, and emotional well-being; and

Whereas, More than 2,000,000 U.S. service members have deployed as part of overseas contingency operations since the events of September 11, 2001; and

Whereas, The military has sustained an operational tempo for a period of time unprecedented in the history of the U.S., with many service members deploying multiple times to combat zones, placing them at high risk of PTSI; and

Whereas, It is expected that ten thousand veterans will return to the state of Michigan every year for the next three to five years after spending a significant amount of time in combat environments, exposing thousands of soldiers to traumatic life threatening events; and

Whereas, In fiscal year 2012, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs reported that more than 500,000 veterans from all wars who sought care at a Department of Veterans Affairs medical center received treatment for PTSI; and

Whereas, PTSI significantly increases the risk of depression, suicide, and drug or alcohol-related disorders and deaths; and

Whereas, Thousands of Michigan corrections professionals who perform a critical and dangerous job protecting the public suffer health detriments due to high stress and potentially traumatic occupational experiences. Recent studies have shown that nearly 33.7 percent of surveyed corrections officers are estimated to be PTSI positive in this state; and

Whereas, The U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs have made significant advances in the causes, symptoms, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of PTSI. However, many challenges remain; and

Whereas, The establishment of a Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day in Michigan raises public awareness about issues related to PTSI; now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the Senate, That the members of this legislative body commemorate June 27, 2021, as Post‑Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) Awareness Day; and be it further

Resolved, That we urge the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency and the Adjutant General to continue working to educate service members, veterans, the families of service members and veterans, and the public about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of PTSI; and be it further

Resolved, That a copy of this resolution be transmitted to the Governor of the state of Michigan.

Pending the order that, under rule 3.204, the resolution be referred to the Committee on Government Operations,

Senator Lauwers moved that the rule be suspended.

The motion prevailed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

The resolution was adopted.

Senator Bayer was named co-sponsor of the resolution.

Senators Brinks, Moss, Chang, Irwin, Wojno, McCann, McMorrow, Bayer and Bullock offered the following resolution:

Senate Resolution No. 71.

A resolution to commemorate July 2021 as Craft Beer Month.

Whereas, Michigan craft brewers are a vibrant affirmation and expression of our entrepreneurial traditions, operating as community-based small businesses and providing full time employment for more than 21,000 workers; and

Whereas, Our state has craft breweries in every region and more than 400 craft brewers statewide; and

Whereas, Every July, The Michigan Brewers Guild celebrates locally made beer by hosting a Summer Festival, one of five annual events; and

Whereas, The Michigan Brewers Guild is a passionate beer community that believes in quality artisanship, bold character, fun, responsibility, and pushing the boundaries while promoting and protecting the Michigan beer industry with an overarching goal to help locally brewed beer attain 20 percent of all beer sales in the state by 2025; and

Whereas, Michigan ranks sixth in the nation for overall number of breweries, microbreweries, and brewpubs; and

Whereas, Craft brewers support our state痴 agriculture by purchasing hops, malted barley, wheat, beet sugar, cherries, apples, and numerous other fruits, herbs, spices, and vegetables grown here, along with water sourced from the Great Lakes; and

Whereas, Michigan craft brewers promote a spirit of independence through a renaissance in handcrafted beers like those first brought to our state by European settlers and produced here by our forefathers, including Bernhard Stroh, for the enjoyment of the citizenry; and

Whereas, Striving to educate legal drinking-age residents, Michigan craft brewers convey awareness about the differences in beer flavor, aroma, color, alcohol content, body, and other complex variables, beer history, and gastronomic qualities of beer; and

Whereas, Michigan craft brewers champion the message of responsible enjoyment to their customers and work within their communities to prevent alcohol abuse and underage drinking; and

Whereas, Craft brewers in our state produce more than 100 distinct styles of flavorful beers, the quality and diversity of which have made Michigan the envy of many, while also contributing to balanced trade with both the increase of state exports and the promotion of our state痴 tourism; and

Whereas, Michigan craft brewers have shown a successful business model by contributing more than $914 million in labor income with a total economic contribution of more than $2.5 billion, thriving and expanding to further their economic importance to the state; and

Whereas, Michigan craft brewers are vested in the future, health, and welfare of their communities as employers provide a diverse array of quality local jobs. In addition, brewers are contributors to the local tax base, and are committed partners for a broad range of local, regional, and state nonprofit organizations and other philanthropic causes; now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the Senate, That the members of this legislative body commemorate July 2021 as Craft Beer Month and recognize the contributions that Michigan craft brewers have made to our state痴 communities, economy, and history; and be it further

Resolved, That we commend Michigan craft brewers for providing jobs, improving the balance of trade, supporting our state痴 agriculture, and educating residents about the history and culture of beer, while promoting the responsible consumption of beer as a beverage of moderation.

Pending the order that, under rule 3.204, the resolution be referred to the Committee on Government Operations,

Senator Lauwers moved that the rule be suspended.

The motion prevailed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

The resolution was adopted.

Senator Geiss was named co-sponsor of the resolution.

 

 

Senator Brinks asked and was granted unanimous consent to make a statement and moved that a statement be printed in the Journal.

The motion prevailed.

Senator Brinks statement is as follows:

Colleagues, today I rise in support of my resolution, Senate Resolution No. 71, which recognizes July 2021 as Craft Beer Month in the state of Michigan.

Whether you are a fan of ales or lagers, many, if not all of us, have a craft brewery in our district. In fact, the Great Lakes State has craft breweries in every region, with more than 400 statewide, and all 400 of them, offering more than 100 distinct styles and flavorful beers, have made Michigan the envy of many states.

Michigan is home to the famous Two Hearted Ale, New Holland痴 Dragon痴 Milk, and Beer City, U.S.A. And the list of exceptional breweries and beers throughout our state is long and impressive. This comes as no surprise considering that Michigan breweries have thrived and continue to be an important part of our communities and culture, contributing more than $914 million in labor income, with a total economic contribution of more than $2.5 billion. They池e committed sponsors of a broad range of vital community institutions and philanthropic causes, including not-for-profit housing development associations, chambers of commerce, humane societies, athletic teams, and medical research.

I知 proud to represent the countless craft breweries in Senate District 29 and I知 proud to sponsor this resolution that declares July 2021 as Craft Beer Month in the state of Michigan. Please join me in acknowledging Michigan brewers and the important role that they play in our state痴 communities, economy, and history. So, cheers, and thank you Mr. President.

 

By unanimous consent the Senate returned to the order of

Messages from the House

 

 

Senate Bill No. 303, entitled

A bill to amend 1954 PA 116, entitled 溺ichigan election law, by amending sections 523, 813, and 829 (MCL 168.523, 168.813, and 168.829), section 523 as amended by 2018 PA 129 and sections 813 and 829 as amended by 2018 PA 603.

The House of Representatives has substituted (H-1) the bill.

The House of Representatives has passed the bill as substituted (H-1), ordered that it be given immediate effect and amended the title to read as follows:

A bill to amend 1954 PA 116, entitled 鄭n act to reorganize, consolidate, and add to the election laws; to provide for election officials and prescribe their powers and duties; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state departments, state agencies, and state and local officials and employees; to provide for the nomination and election of candidates for public office; to provide for the resignation, removal, and recall of certain public officers; to provide for the filling of vacancies in public office; to provide for and regulate primaries and elections; to provide for the purity of elections; to guard against the abuse of the elective franchise; to define violations of this act; to provide appropriations; to prescribe penalties and provide remedies; and to repeal certain acts and all other acts inconsistent with this act, by amending sections 523 (MCL 168.523), as amended by 2018 PA 129.

Pursuant to rule 3.202, the bill was laid over one day.

 

 

Senate Bill No. 304, entitled

A bill to amend 1954 PA 116, entitled 溺ichigan election law, by amending sections 523a and 813 (MCL 168.523a and 168.813), as amended by 2018 PA 603.

The House of Representatives has substituted (H-1) the bill.

The House of Representatives has passed the bill as substituted (H-1), ordered that it be given immediate effect and amended the title to read as follows:

A bill to amend 1954 PA 116, entitled 鄭n act to reorganize, consolidate, and add to the election laws; to provide for election officials and prescribe their powers and duties; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state departments, state agencies, and state and local officials and employees; to provide for the nomination and election of candidates for public office; to provide for the resignation, removal, and recall of certain public officers; to provide for the filling of vacancies in public office; to provide for and regulate primaries and elections; to provide for the purity of elections; to guard against the abuse of the elective franchise; to define violations of this act; to provide appropriations; to prescribe penalties and provide remedies; and to repeal certain acts and all other acts inconsistent with this act, by amending sections 523a, 813, and 829 (MCL 168.523a, 168.813, and 168.829), as amended by 2018 PA 603.

Pursuant to rule 3.202, the bill was laid over one day.

 

By unanimous consent the Senate returned to the order of

Motions and Communications

 

 

Senator Lauwers moved that the rules be suspended and that the following bills, now on Third Reading of Bills, be placed on their immediate passage:

Senate Bill No. 559

House Bill No. 4201

House Bill No. 4202

House Bill No. 4203

House Bill No. 4204

The motion prevailed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

By unanimous consent the Senate proceeded to the order of

Third Reading of Bills

 

 

Senator Lauwers moved that the Senate proceed to consideration of the following bill:

House Bill No. 4603

The motion prevailed.

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

House Bill No. 4603, entitled

A bill to amend 1976 PA 267, entitled 徹pen meetings act, by amending section 3a (MCL 15.263a), as amended by 2020 PA 254.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 296 Yeas34

 

 

Alexander Daley MacDonald Santana

Ananich Geiss McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hertel McCann Stamas

Bayer Hollier McMorrow Theis

Bizon Horn Moss VanderWall

Brinks Irwin Nesbitt Victory

Bullock Johnson Outman Wojno

Bumstead LaSata Polehanki Zorn

Chang Lauwers

 

 

Nays1

 

 

Runestad

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The question being on concurring in the committee recommendation to give the bill immediate effect,

The recommendation was concurred in, 2/3 of the members serving voting therefor.

Pursuant to Joint Rule 20, the full title of the act shall be inserted to read as follows:

鄭n act to require certain meetings of certain public bodies to be open to the public; to require notice and the keeping of minutes of meetings; to provide for enforcement; to provide for invalidation of governmental decisions under certain circumstances; to provide penalties; and to repeal certain acts and parts of acts,

The Senate agreed to the full title.

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

Senate Bill No. 379, entitled

A bill to amend 1951 PA 51, entitled 鄭n act to provide for the classification of all public roads, streets, and highways in this state, and for the revision of that classification and for additions to and deletions from each classification; to set up and establish the Michigan transportation fund; to provide for the deposits in the Michigan transportation fund of specific taxes on motor vehicles and motor vehicle fuels; to provide for the allocation of funds from the Michigan transportation fund and the use and administration of the fund for transportation purposes; to promote safe and efficient travel for motor vehicle drivers, bicyclists, pedestrians, and other legal users of roads, streets, and highways; to set up and establish the truck safety fund; to provide for the allocation of funds from the truck safety fund and administration of the fund for truck safety purposes; to set up and establish the Michigan truck safety commission; to establish certain standards for road contracts for certain businesses; to provide for the continuing review of transportation needs within the state; to authorize the state transportation commission, counties, cities, and villages to borrow money, issue bonds, and make pledges of funds for transportation purposes; to authorize counties to advance funds for the payment of deficiencies necessary for the payment of bonds issued under this act; to provide for the limitations, payment, retirement, and security of the bonds and pledges; to provide for appropriations and tax levies by counties and townships for county roads; to authorize contributions by townships for county roads; to provide for the establishment and administration of the state trunk line fund, local bridge fund, comprehensive transportation fund, and certain other funds; to provide for the deposits in the state trunk line fund, critical bridge fund, comprehensive transportation fund, and certain other funds of money raised by specific taxes and fees; to provide for definitions of public transportation functions and criteria; to define the purposes for which Michigan transportation funds may be allocated; to provide for Michigan transportation fund grants; to provide for review and approval of transportation programs; to provide for submission of annual legislative requests and reports; to provide for the establishment and functions of certain advisory entities; to provide for conditions for grants; to provide for the issuance of bonds and notes for transportation purposes; to provide for the powers and duties of certain state and local agencies and officials; to provide for the making of loans for transportation purposes by the state transportation department and for the receipt and repayment by local units and agencies of those loans from certain specified sources; to investigate and study the tolling of roads, streets, highways, or bridges; and to repeal acts and parts of acts, by amending section 18b (MCL 247.668b), as amended by 2002 PA 498.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 297 Yeas19

 

 

Barrett Johnson Nesbitt Theis

Bizon LaSata Outman VanderWall

Bumstead Lauwers Runestad Victory

Daley MacDonald Schmidt Zorn

Horn McBroom Stamas

 

 

Nays16

 

 

Alexander Bullock Hollier Moss

Ananich Chang Irwin Polehanki

Bayer Geiss McCann Santana

Brinks Hertel McMorrow Wojno

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The Senate agreed to the title of the bill.

The following bill was read a third time:

Senate Bill No. 8, entitled

A bill to amend 1954 PA 116, entitled 溺ichigan election law, (MCL 168.1 to 168.992) by adding section 18a.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 298 Yeas34

 

 

Alexander Daley MacDonald Santana

Ananich Geiss McCann Schmidt

Barrett Hertel McMorrow Stamas

Bayer Hollier Moss Theis

Bizon Horn Nesbitt VanderWall

Brinks Irwin Outman Victory

Bullock Johnson Polehanki Wojno

Bumstead LaSata Runestad Zorn

Chang Lauwers

 

 

Nays1

 

 

McBroom

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The Senate agreed to the title of the bill.

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

Senate Bill No. 277, entitled

A bill to amend 1954 PA 116, entitled 溺ichigan election law, by amending sections 509o and 510 (MCL 168.509o and 168.510), section 509o as amended by 2018 PA 126.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 299 Yeas32

 

 

Ananich Daley MacDonald Runestad

Barrett Hertel McBroom Schmidt

Bayer Hollier McCann Stamas

Bizon Horn McMorrow Theis

Brinks Irwin Moss VanderWall

Bullock Johnson Nesbitt Victory

Bumstead LaSata Outman Wojno

Chang Lauwers Polehanki Zorn

Nays3

 

 

Alexander Geiss Santana

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The Senate agreed to the title of the bill.

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

Senate Bill No. 302, entitled

A bill to amend 1954 PA 116, entitled 溺ichigan election law, by amending section 495 (MCL 168.495), as amended by 2018 PA 603.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 300 Yeas30

 

 

Alexander Daley McCann Schmidt

Ananich Hertel McMorrow Stamas

Barrett Horn Moss Theis

Bayer Johnson Nesbitt VanderWall

Bizon LaSata Outman Victory

Brinks Lauwers Polehanki Wojno

Bullock MacDonald Runestad Zorn

Bumstead McBroom

 

 

Nays5

 

 

Chang Hollier Irwin Santana

Geiss

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The Senate agreed to the title of the bill.

The following bill was read a third time:

Senate Bill No. 311, entitled

A bill to amend 1954 PA 116, entitled 溺ichigan election law, by amending section 759a (MCL 168.759a), as amended by 2012 PA 523.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

Senator Hollier offered the following substitute:

Substitute (S-2).

Senator Chang requested the yeas and nays.

The yeas and nays were ordered, 1/5 of the members present voting therefor.

The substitute was not adopted, a majority of the members serving not voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 301 Yeas16

 

 

Alexander Bullock Hollier Moss

Ananich Chang Irwin Polehanki

Bayer Geiss McCann Santana

Brinks Hertel McMorrow Wojno

 

 

Nays19

 

 

Barrett Johnson Nesbitt Theis

Bizon LaSata Outman VanderWall

Bumstead Lauwers Runestad Victory

Daley MacDonald Schmidt Zorn

Horn McBroom Stamas

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 302 Yeas34

 

 

Alexander Daley MacDonald Santana

Ananich Geiss McCann Schmidt

Barrett Hertel McMorrow Stamas

Bayer Hollier Moss Theis

Bizon Horn Nesbitt VanderWall

Brinks Irwin Outman Victory

Bullock Johnson Polehanki Wojno

Bumstead LaSata Runestad Zorn

Chang Lauwers

Nays1

 

 

McBroom

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The Senate agreed to the title of the bill.

 

 

Senators Hollier and Johnson asked and were granted unanimous consent to make statements and moved that the statements be printed in the Journal.

The motion prevailed.

Senator Hollier痴 statement is as follows:

Colleagues, we all voted to pass this bill with the substitute language, which would just include spouses and dependents. As you all know, and especially those who serve in the military understand, when you sign up like I did, it is not just you who serves in the military, but your entire family. I believe that we should include our entire family耀pouses and dependents擁n that protection when they are deployed overseas to ensure that they can cast their ballots on time and not miss the opportunity to vote. This is a very simple decision. Do you want spouses and dependents to be able to operate and get their votes cast the same way anyone else does? And being耀erving overseas doing those types of things can diminish or degrade their ability to do that. It痴 critically important and right now you have the decision. Do you want spouses and dependents to be able to vote when they are deployed serving our country?

 

Senator Johnson痴 statement is as follows:

I rise in to speak in opposition to the amendment. The amendment strips out the need of a CAC card, which is called a Common Access Card that will provide integrity in our system of voting by people that are serving our country. Additionally, spouses and dependents are not in foxholes, or on military ships, or in barracks. Again, I request a 渡o vote on this amendment.

 

 

Senator Lauwers moved to reconsider the vote by which the following bill was passed:

Senate Bill No. 277, entitled

A bill to amend 1954 PA 116, entitled 溺ichigan election law, by amending sections 509o and 510 (MCL 168.509o and 168.510), section 509o as amended by 2018 PA 126.

The motion prevailed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 303 Yeas31

 

 

Ananich Daley McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hertel McCann Stamas

Bayer Horn McMorrow Theis

Bizon Irwin Moss VanderWall

Brinks Johnson Nesbitt Victory

Bullock LaSata Outman Wojno

Bumstead Lauwers Polehanki Zorn

Chang MacDonald Runestad

Nays4

 

 

Alexander Geiss Hollier Santana

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

Senate Bill No. 559, entitled

A bill to amend 1998 PA 58, entitled 溺ichigan liquor control code of 1998, by amending sections 518, 537a, and 551 (MCL 436.1518, 436.1537a, and 436.1551), section 518 as amended by 2021 PA 29, section 537a as added by 2020 PA 125, and section 551 as added by 2020 PA 124.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 304 Yeas33

 

 

Alexander Daley Lauwers Runestad

Ananich Geiss MacDonald Santana

Barrett Hertel McCann Schmidt

Bayer Hollier McMorrow Stamas

Bizon Horn Moss VanderWall

Brinks Irwin Nesbitt Victory

Bullock Johnson Outman Wojno

Bumstead LaSata Polehanki Zorn

Chang

 

 

Nays2

 

 

McBroom Theis

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

Senator Lauwers moved that the bill be given immediate effect.

The motion prevailed, 2/3 of the members serving voting therefor.

The Senate agreed to the title of the bill.

The following bill was read a third time:

House Bill No. 4201, entitled

A bill to amend 1990 PA 187, entitled 典he pupil transportation act, by amending section 59 (MCL 257.1859), as amended by 1996 PA 170.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 305 Yeas35

 

 

Alexander Daley MacDonald Santana

Ananich Geiss McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hertel McCann Stamas

Bayer Hollier McMorrow Theis

Bizon Horn Moss VanderWall

Brinks Irwin Nesbitt Victory

Bullock Johnson Outman Wojno

Bumstead LaSata Polehanki Zorn

Chang Lauwers Runestad

 

 

Nays0

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The question being on concurring in the committee recommendation to give the bill immediate effect,

The recommendation was concurred in, 2/3 of the members serving voting therefor.

Pursuant to Joint Rule 20, the full title of the act shall be inserted to read as follows:

鄭n act to regulate the equipment, maintenance, operation, and use of school buses; to prescribe the qualifications of school bus drivers; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state and local governmental agencies; to create an advisory committee and to prescribe its powers and duties; and to prescribe remedies and penalties,

The Senate agreed to the full title.

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

House Bill No. 4202, entitled

A bill to amend 1949 PA 300, entitled 溺ichigan vehicle code, by amending section 682 (MCL 257.682), as amended by 2012 PA 263.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 306 Yeas35

 

 

Alexander Daley MacDonald Santana

Ananich Geiss McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hertel McCann Stamas

Bayer Hollier McMorrow Theis

Bizon Horn Moss VanderWall

Brinks Irwin Nesbitt Victory

Bullock Johnson Outman Wojno

Bumstead LaSata Polehanki Zorn

Chang Lauwers Runestad

 

 

Nays0

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The question being on concurring in the committee recommendation to give the bill immediate effect,

The recommendation was concurred in, 2/3 of the members serving voting therefor.

Pursuant to Joint Rule 20, the full title of the act shall be inserted to read as follows:

鄭n act to provide for the registration, titling, sale, transfer, and regulation of certain vehicles operated upon the public highways of this state or any other place open to the general public or generally accessible to motor vehicles and distressed vehicles; to provide for the licensing of dealers; to provide for the examination, licensing, and control of operators and chauffeurs; to provide for the giving of proof of financial responsibility and security by owners and operators of vehicles; to provide for the imposition, levy, and collection of specific taxes on vehicles, and the levy and collection of sales and use taxes, license fees, and permit fees; to provide for the regulation and use of streets and highways; to create certain funds; to provide penalties and sanctions for a violation of this act; to provide for civil liability of manufacturers, the manufacturers of certain devices, the manufacturers of automated technology, upfitters, owners, and operators of vehicles and service of process on residents and nonresidents; to regulate the introduction and use of certain evidence; to regulate and certify the manufacturers of certain devices; to provide for approval and certification of installers and servicers of certain devices; to provide for the levy of certain assessments; to provide for the enforcement of this act; to provide for the creation of and to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state and local agencies; to impose liability upon the state or local agencies; to provide appropriations for certain purposes; to repeal all other acts or parts of acts inconsistent with this act or contrary to this act; and to repeal certain parts of this act on a specific date,

The Senate agreed to the full title.

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

House Bill No. 4203, entitled

A bill to amend 1990 PA 187, entitled 典he pupil transportation act, by amending section 33 (MCL 257.1833), as amended by 2018 PA 422.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 307 Yeas35

 

 

Alexander Daley MacDonald Santana

Ananich Geiss McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hertel McCann Stamas

Bayer Hollier McMorrow Theis

Bizon Horn Moss VanderWall

Brinks Irwin Nesbitt Victory

Bullock Johnson Outman Wojno

Bumstead LaSata Polehanki Zorn

Chang Lauwers Runestad

Nays0

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The question being on concurring in the committee recommendation to give the bill immediate effect,

The recommendation was concurred in, 2/3 of the members serving voting therefor.

Pursuant to Joint Rule 20, the full title of the act shall be inserted to read as follows:

鄭n act to regulate the equipment, maintenance, operation, and use of school buses; to prescribe the qualifications of school bus drivers; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state and local governmental agencies; to create an advisory committee and to prescribe its powers and duties; and to prescribe remedies and penalties,

The Senate agreed to the full title.

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

House Bill No. 4204, entitled

A bill to amend 1990 PA 187, entitled 典he pupil transportation act, (MCL 257.1801 to 257.1877) by adding section 20.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 308 Yeas35

 

 

Alexander Daley MacDonald Santana

Ananich Geiss McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hertel McCann Stamas

Bayer Hollier McMorrow Theis

Bizon Horn Moss VanderWall

Brinks Irwin Nesbitt Victory

Bullock Johnson Outman Wojno

Bumstead LaSata Polehanki Zorn

Chang Lauwers Runestad

 

 

Nays0

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

The question being on concurring in the committee recommendation to give the bill immediate effect,

The recommendation was concurred in, 2/3 of the members serving voting therefor.

Pursuant to Joint Rule 20, the full title of the act shall be inserted to read as follows:

鄭n act to regulate the equipment, maintenance, operation, and use of school buses; to prescribe the qualifications of school bus drivers; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state and local governmental agencies; to create an advisory committee and to prescribe its powers and duties; and to prescribe remedies and penalties,

The Senate agreed to the full title.

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

House Bill No. 4516, entitled

A bill to amend 2018 IL 1, entitled 溺ichigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, (MCL 333.27951 to 333.27967) by adding section 11a.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

Senator Irwin offered the following amendment:

1. Amend page 4, following line 22, by inserting:

摘nacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days after the date it is enacted into law..

The amendment was adopted, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, 3/4 of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 309 Yeas35

 

 

Alexander Daley MacDonald Santana

Ananich Geiss McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hertel McCann Stamas

Bayer Hollier McMorrow Theis

Bizon Horn Moss VanderWall

Brinks Irwin Nesbitt Victory

Bullock Johnson Outman Wojno

Bumstead LaSata Polehanki Zorn

Chang Lauwers Runestad

 

 

Nays0

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The question being on concurring in the committee recommendation to give the bill immediate effect,

The recommendation was concurred in, 2/3 of the members serving voting therefor.

Pursuant to Joint Rule 20, the full title of the act shall be inserted to read as follows:

鄭n initiation of legislation to allow under state law the personal possession and use of marihuana by persons 21 years of age or older; to provide for the lawful cultivation and sale of marihuana and industrial hemp by persons 21 years of age or older; to permit the taxation of revenue derived from commercial marihuana facilities; to permit the promulgation of administrative rules; and to prescribe certain penalties for violations of this act. If not enacted by the Michigan State Legislature in accordance with the Michigan Constitution of 1963, the proposed legislation is to be voted on at the General Election, November 6, 2018,

The Senate agreed to the full title.

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

House Bill No. 4517, entitled

A bill to amend 2018 IL 1, entitled 溺ichigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, by amending sections 3 and 8 (MCL 333.27953 and 333.27958), as amended by 2020 PA 208.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

Senator Irwin offered the following amendments:

1. Amend page 2, line 13, after manufacture, by striking out salt,.

2. Amend page 11, following line 5, by inserting:

摘nacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days after the date it is enacted into law..

The amendments were adopted, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, 3/4 of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 310 Yeas35

 

 

Alexander Daley MacDonald Santana

Ananich Geiss McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hertel McCann Stamas

Bayer Hollier McMorrow Theis

Bizon Horn Moss VanderWall

Brinks Irwin Nesbitt Victory

Bullock Johnson Outman Wojno

Bumstead LaSata Polehanki Zorn

Chang Lauwers Runestad

 

 

Nays0

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The question being on concurring in the committee recommendation to give the bill immediate effect,

The recommendation was concurred in, 2/3 of the members serving voting therefor.

Pursuant to Joint Rule 20, the full title of the act shall be inserted to read as follows:

鄭n initiation of legislation to allow under state law the personal possession and use of marihuana by persons 21 years of age or older; to provide for the lawful cultivation and sale of marihuana and industrial hemp by persons 21 years of age or older; to permit the taxation of revenue derived from commercial marihuana facilities; to permit the promulgation of administrative rules; and to prescribe certain penalties for violations of this act. If not enacted by the Michigan State Legislature in accordance with the Michigan Constitution of 1963, the proposed legislation is to be voted on at the General Election, November 6, 2018,

The Senate agreed to the full title.

The following bill was read a third time:

House Bill No. 4740, entitled

A bill to amend 2016 PA 281, entitled 溺edical marihuana facilities licensing act, by amending section 102 (MCL 333.27102), as amended by 2020 PA 207.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

Senator Irwin offered the following amendment:

1. Amend page 7, following line 22, by inserting:

摘nacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days after the date it is enacted into law..

The amendment was adopted, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 311 Yeas35

 

 

Alexander Daley MacDonald Santana

Ananich Geiss McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hertel McCann Stamas

Bayer Hollier McMorrow Theis

Bizon Horn Moss VanderWall

Brinks Irwin Nesbitt Victory

Bullock Johnson Outman Wojno

Bumstead LaSata Polehanki Zorn

Chang Lauwers Runestad

 

 

Nays0

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The question being on concurring in the committee recommendation to give the bill immediate effect,

The recommendation was concurred in, 2/3 of the members serving voting therefor.

Pursuant to Joint Rule 20, the full title of the act shall be inserted to read as follows:

鄭n act to license and regulate medical marihuana growers, processors, provisioning centers, secure transporters, and safety compliance facilities; to allow certain licensees to process, test, or sell industrial hemp; to provide for the powers and duties of certain state and local governmental officers and entities; to create a medical marihuana licensing board; to provide for interaction with the statewide monitoring system for commercial marihuana transactions; to create an advisory panel; to provide immunity from prosecution for marihuana-related offenses for persons engaging in certain activities in compliance with this act; to prescribe civil fines and sanctions and provide remedies; to provide for forfeiture of contraband; to provide for taxes, fees, and assessments; and to require the promulgation of rules,

The Senate agreed to the full title.

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

House Bill No. 4741, entitled

A bill to amend 2020 PA 220, entitled 的ndustrial hemp growers act, by amending section 103 (MCL 333.29103), as amended by 2021 PA 4.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

Senator Irwin offered the following amendment:

1. Amend page 7, following line 22, by inserting:

摘nacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days after the date it is enacted into law..

The amendment was adopted, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 312 Yeas35

 

 

Alexander Daley MacDonald Santana

Ananich Geiss McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hertel McCann Stamas

Bayer Hollier McMorrow Theis

Bizon Horn Moss VanderWall

Brinks Irwin Nesbitt Victory

Bullock Johnson Outman Wojno

Bumstead LaSata Polehanki Zorn

Chang Lauwers Runestad

 

 

Nays0

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The question being on concurring in the committee recommendation to give the bill immediate effect,

The recommendation was concurred in, 2/3 of the members serving voting therefor.

Pursuant to Joint Rule 20, the full title of the act shall be inserted to read as follows:

鄭n act to create an industrial hemp program; to authorize certain activities involving industrial hemp to require the registration of persons engaged in certain activities; to provide for the sampling and testing of industrial hemp; to provide for the collection of fees; to create certain funds; to provide for the powers and duties of certain state departments and officers and state agencies and officials; to prohibit certain acts; to prescribe civil sanctions; and to repeal acts and parts of acts,

The Senate agreed to the full title.

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

House Bill No. 4742, entitled

A bill to amend 2016 PA 282, entitled 溺arihuana tracking act, by amending section 2 (MCL 333.27902), as amended by 2018 PA 439.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

Senator Irwin offered the following amendment:

1. Amend page 3, following line 3, by inserting:

摘nacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days after the date it is enacted into law..

The amendment was adopted, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 313 Yeas35

 

 

Alexander Daley MacDonald Santana

Ananich Geiss McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hertel McCann Stamas

Bayer Hollier McMorrow Theis

Bizon Horn Moss VanderWall

Brinks Irwin Nesbitt Victory

Bullock Johnson Outman Wojno

Bumstead LaSata Polehanki Zorn

Chang Lauwers Runestad

 

 

Nays0

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The question being on concurring in the committee recommendation to give the bill immediate effect,

The recommendation was concurred in, 2/3 of the members serving voting therefor.

Pursuant to Joint Rule 20, the full title of the act shall be inserted to read as follows:

鄭n act to establish a statewide monitoring system to track marihuana and marihuana products in commercial trade; to monitor compliance with laws authorizing commercial traffic in medical marihuana; to identify threats to health from particular batches of marihuana or medical marihuana; to require persons engaged in commercial marihuana trade to submit certain information for entry into the system; to provide the powers and duties of certain state departments and agencies; to provide for remedies; and to provide for the promulgation of rules,

The Senate agreed to the full title.

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

House Bill No. 4743, entitled

A bill to amend 1978 PA 368, entitled 撤ublic health code, by amending section 7106 (MCL 333.7106), as amended by 2018 PA 642.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

Senator Santana offered the following amendment:

1. Amend page 3, following line 14, by inserting:

摘nacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days after the date it is enacted into law..

The amendment was adopted, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 314 Yeas35

 

 

Alexander Daley MacDonald Santana

Ananich Geiss McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hertel McCann Stamas

Bayer Hollier McMorrow Theis

Bizon Horn Moss VanderWall

Brinks Irwin Nesbitt Victory

Bullock Johnson Outman Wojno

Bumstead LaSata Polehanki Zorn

Chang Lauwers Runestad

 

 

Nays0

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The question being on concurring in the committee recommendation to give the bill immediate effect,

The recommendation was concurred in, 2/3 of the members serving voting therefor.

Pursuant to Joint Rule 20, the full title of the act shall be inserted to read as follows:

鄭n act to protect and promote the public health; to codify, revise, consolidate, classify, and add to the laws relating to public health; to provide for the prevention and control of diseases and disabilities; to provide for the classification, administration, regulation, financing, and maintenance of personal, environmental, and other health services and activities; to create or continue, and prescribe the powers and duties of, departments, boards, commissions, councils, committees, task forces, and other agencies; to prescribe the powers and duties of governmental entities and officials; to regulate occupations, facilities, and agencies affecting the public health; to regulate health maintenance organizations and certain third party administrators and insurers; to provide for the imposition of a regulatory fee; to provide for the levy of taxes against certain health facilities or agencies; to promote the efficient and economical delivery of health care services, to provide for the appropriate utilization of health care facilities and services, and to provide for the closure of hospitals or consolidation of hospitals or services; to provide for the collection and use of data and information; to provide for the transfer of property; to provide certain immunity from liability; to regulate and prohibit the sale and offering for sale of drug paraphernalia under certain circumstances; to provide for the implementation of federal law; to provide for penalties and remedies; to provide for sanctions for violations of this act and local ordinances; to provide for an appropriation and supplements; to repeal certain acts and parts of acts; to repeal certain parts of this act; and to repeal certain parts of this act on specific dates,

The Senate agreed to the full title.

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

House Bill No. 4744, entitled

A bill to amend 2014 PA 547, entitled 的ndustrial hemp research and development act, by amending section 2 (MCL 286.842), as amended by 2018 PA 641.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

Senator Santana offered the following amendment:

1. Amend page 4, following line 20, by inserting:

摘nacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days after the date it is enacted into law..

The amendment was adopted, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 315 Yeas35

 

 

Alexander Daley MacDonald Santana

Ananich Geiss McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hertel McCann Stamas

Bayer Hollier McMorrow Theis

Bizon Horn Moss VanderWall

Brinks Irwin Nesbitt Victory

Bullock Johnson Outman Wojno

Bumstead LaSata Polehanki Zorn

Chang Lauwers Runestad

 

 

Nays0

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The question being on concurring in the committee recommendation to give the bill immediate effect,

The recommendation was concurred in, 2/3 of the members serving voting therefor.

Pursuant to Joint Rule 20, the full title of the act shall be inserted to read as follows:

鄭n act to authorize the growing and cultivating of industrial hemp for research and development purposes; to require and provide for the registration and licensing of certain persons engaged in the growing, processing, and handling of industrial hemp; to provide for the collection of fees; to authorize the receipt and expenditure of funding for research and development related to industrial hemp; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state agencies and officials and colleges and universities in this state; and to provide for certain fines and sanctions,

The Senate agreed to the full title.

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

House Bill No. 4745, entitled

A bill to amend 2008 IL 1, entitled 溺ichigan Medical Marihuana Act, by amending section 3 (MCL 333.26423), as amended by 2016 PA 283.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

Senator Santana offered the following amendment:

1. Amend page 6, following line 5, by inserting:

摘nacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days after the date it is enacted into law..

The amendment was adopted, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, 3/4 of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 316 Yeas35

 

 

Alexander Daley MacDonald Santana

Ananich Geiss McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hertel McCann Stamas

Bayer Hollier McMorrow Theis

Bizon Horn Moss VanderWall

Brinks Irwin Nesbitt Victory

Bullock Johnson Outman Wojno

Bumstead LaSata Polehanki Zorn

Chang Lauwers Runestad

Nays0

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The question being on concurring in the committee recommendation to give the bill immediate effect,

The recommendation was concurred in, 2/3 of the members serving voting therefor.

Pursuant to Joint Rule 20, the full title of the act shall be inserted to read as follows:

鄭n initiation of Legislation to allow under state law the medical use of marihuana; to provide protections for the medical use of marihuana; to provide for a system of registry identification cards for qualifying patients and primary caregivers; to impose a fee for registry application and renewal; to make an appropriation; to provide for the promulgation of rules; to provide for the administration of this act; to provide for enforcement of this act; to provide for affirmative defenses; and to provide for penalties for violations of this act,

The Senate agreed to the full title.

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

House Bill No. 4746, entitled

A bill to amend 1998 PA 58, entitled 溺ichigan liquor control code of 1998, by amending section 914b (MCL 436.1914b), as added by 2018 PA 346.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

Senator Santana offered the following amendment:

1. Amend page 2, following line 12, by inserting:

摘nacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days after the date it is enacted into law..

The amendment was adopted, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 317 Yeas35

 

 

Alexander Daley MacDonald Santana

Ananich Geiss McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hertel McCann Stamas

Bayer Hollier McMorrow Theis

Bizon Horn Moss VanderWall

Brinks Irwin Nesbitt Victory

Bullock Johnson Outman Wojno

Bumstead LaSata Polehanki Zorn

Chang Lauwers Runestad

 

 

Nays0

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The question being on concurring in the committee recommendation to give the bill immediate effect,

The recommendation was concurred in, 2/3 of the members serving voting therefor.

Pursuant to Joint Rule 20, the full title of the act shall be inserted to read as follows:

鄭n act to create a commission for the control of the alcoholic beverage traffic within this state, and to prescribe its powers, duties, and limitations; to provide for powers and duties for certain state departments and agencies; to impose certain taxes for certain purposes; to provide for the control of the alcoholic liquor traffic within this state and to provide for the power to establish state liquor stores; to prohibit the use of certain devices for the dispensing of alcoholic vapor; to provide for the care and treatment of alcoholics; to provide for the incorporation of farmer cooperative wineries and the granting of certain rights and privileges to those cooperatives; to provide for the licensing and taxation of activities regulated under this act and the disposition of the money received under this act; to prescribe liability for retail licensees under certain circumstances and to require security for that liability; to provide procedures, defenses, and remedies regarding violations of this act; to provide for the enforcement and to prescribe penalties for violations of this act; to provide for allocation of certain funds for certain purposes; to provide for the confiscation and disposition of property seized under this act; to provide referenda under certain circumstances; and to repeal acts and parts of acts,

The Senate agreed to the full title.

 

 

Senator Lauwers moved that rule 2.107 be suspended to allow committees to meet during Senate session.

The motion prevailed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

 

 

Recess

 

 

Senator Lauwers moved that the Senate recess until 1:00 p.m.

The motion prevailed, the time being 12:07 p.m.

 

The Senate reconvened at the expiration of the recess and pursuant to rule 1.101, in the absence of the Presiding Officers, the Senate was called to order by the Secretary of the Senate.

 

 

Recess

 

 

Senator Lauwers moved that the Senate recess subject to the call of the Chair.

The motion prevailed, the time being 1:01 p.m.

 

1:07 p.m.

 

The Senate was called to order by the President pro tempore, Senator Nesbitt.

 

By unanimous consent the Senate proceeded to the order of

Introduction and Referral of Bills

 

 

Senator LaSata introduced

Senate Bill No. 563, entitled

A bill to amend 1994 PA 451, entitled 哲atural resources and environmental protection act, by amending section 80198b (MCL 324.80198b), as amended by 2007 PA 8.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Natural Resources.

Senators MacDonald, Barrett, Irwin and Bizon introduced

Senate Bill No. 564, entitled

A bill to amend 1972 PA 382, entitled 典raxler-McCauley-Law-Bowman bingo act, by amending sections 34 and 41 (MCL 432.134 and 432.141), as added by 2019 PA 159.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform.

 

 

Senators Bumstead, Victory, McBroom, Runestad, Daley, MacDonald, Bizon, Zorn, Theis, Outman, Nesbitt, Horn, Lauwers, VanderWall, Johnson, LaSata, Stamas, Barrett and Schmidt introduced

Senate Bill No. 565, entitled

A bill to make, supplement, and adjust appropriations for various state departments and agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021; and to provide for the expenditure of the appropriations.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

 

 

Senators Chang, Polehanki, Moss, Hollier, Geiss, Bullock, McCann, Bayer, McMorrow, Ananich, Brinks and Wojno introduced

Senate Bill No. 566, entitled

A bill to amend 1967 PA 281, entitled 的ncome tax act of 1967, (MCL 206.1 to 206.713) by adding section 280.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

 

Senators Polehanki, Chang, Wojno, Santana, Geiss, McMorrow, McCann, Bayer, Bizon and Bullock introduced

Senate Bill No. 567, entitled

A bill to establish a financial aid program for certain individuals working as educational paraprofessionals in K-12 education programs who seek postsecondary degrees in teaching-related fields; to provide for the administration of the financial aid program; and to prescribe certain powers and duties of certain state officers, agencies, and departments.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

 

 

Senators Geiss, Polehanki, Chang, Wojno, Santana, McMorrow, McCann, Bayer and Bullock introduced

Senate Bill No. 568, entitled

A bill to establish a fund for a financial aid program for certain individuals working as educational paraprofessionals in K-12 education programs who seek postsecondary degrees in teaching-related fields; to provide for administration of the fund; and to prescribe certain powers and duties of certain state officers, agencies, and departments.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

 

 

Senator Zorn introduced

Senate Bill No. 569, entitled

A bill to amend 1939 PA 280, entitled 典he social welfare act, by amending sections 14, 45, 55, and 58 (MCL 400.14, 400.45, 400.55, and 400.58), section 14 as amended by 1987 PA 266, section 45 as amended by 1995 PA 223, section 55 as amended by 2015 PA 90, and section 58 as amended by 2006 PA 200.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Health Policy and Human Services.

 

 

Senator Victory introduced

Senate Bill No. 570, entitled

A bill to amend 1933 PA 167, entitled 敵eneral sales tax act, by amending section 4d (MCL 205.54d), as amended by 2017 PA 48.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

 

Senator Victory introduced

Senate Bill No. 571, entitled

A bill to amend 1937 PA 94, entitled 填se tax act, by amending section 4 (MCL 205.94), as amended by 2018 PA 679.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Senators Ananich, Hollier, Wojno, Outman, Bullock and Bizon introduced

Senate Bill No. 572, entitled

A bill to amend 1993 PA 327, entitled 典obacco products tax act, by amending sections 2, 6, 7, and 12 (MCL 205.422, 205.426, 205.427, and 205.432), section 2 as amended by 2020 PA 326, section 6 as amended by 1997 PA 187, section 7 as amended by 2016 PA 86, and section 12 as amended by 2018 PA 639.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform.

 

 

Senators Outman, Ananich, Wojno, Bullock and Bizon introduced

Senate Bill No. 573, entitled

A bill to amend 1915 PA 31, entitled 添outh tobacco act, (MCL 722.641 to 722.645) by adding section 1a.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform.

 

 

Senators Theis, Ananich, Wojno, Outman, Bullock and Bizon introduced

Senate Bill No. 574, entitled

A bill to amend 1915 PA 31, entitled 添outh tobacco act, by amending section 1 (MCL 722.641), as amended by 2019 PA 18.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform.

 

 

Senators Bullock, McCann, Ananich, Wojno, Outman and Bizon introduced

Senate Bill No. 575, entitled

A bill to amend 1915 PA 31, entitled 添outh tobacco act, by amending the title and section 4 (MCL 722.644), as amended by 2019 PA 18, and by adding sections 2d and 2e.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform.

 

 

Senators Zorn, Outman, Ananich, Wojno and Bullock introduced

Senate Bill No. 576, entitled

A bill to amend 1931 PA 328, entitled 典he Michigan penal code, by amending section 42b (MCL 750.42b), as added by 1992 PA 273.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform.

 

 

Senators Wojno, Outman, Ananich and Bullock introduced

Senate Bill No. 577, entitled

A bill to amend 1971 PA 79, entitled 鄭ge of majority act of 1971, by amending section 3 (MCL 722.53).

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform.

 

 

House Bill No. 4527, entitled

A bill to amend 1966 PA 225, entitled 鼎arnival-amusement safety act of 1966, by amending the title and sections 2, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, and 20 (MCL 408.652, 408.660, 408.661, 408.662, 408.665, 408.666, 408.667, and 408.670), the title and sections 11 and 15 as amended by 2014 PA 163, sections 2 and 17 as amended by 2000 PA 346, section 10 as amended by 2020 PA 163, section 16 as amended by 1980 PA 103, and section 20 as added by 2000 PA 346, and by adding section 19a; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

The House of Representatives has passed the bill and ordered that it be given immediate effect.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform.

 

 

House Bill No. 4644, entitled

A bill to amend 1967 PA 281, entitled 的ncome tax act of 1967, by amending section 30 (MCL 206.30), as amended by 2020 PA 65.

The House of Representatives has passed the bill and ordered that it be given immediate effect.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

 

House Bill No. 4718, entitled

A bill to amend 1927 PA 372, entitled 鄭n act to regulate and license the selling, purchasing, possessing, and carrying of certain firearms, gas ejecting devices, and electro-muscular disruption devices; to prohibit the buying, selling, or carrying of certain firearms, gas ejecting devices, and electro-muscular disruption devices without a license or other authorization; to provide for the forfeiture of firearms and electro-muscular disruption devices under certain circumstances; to provide for penalties and remedies; to provide immunity from civil liability under certain circumstances; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state and local agencies; to prohibit certain conduct against individuals who apply for or receive a license to carry a concealed pistol; to make appropriations; to prescribe certain conditions for the appropriations; and to repeal all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act, by amending sections 5b and 5l (MCL 28.425b and 28.425l), as amended by 2017 PA 95.

The House of Representatives has passed the bill and ordered that it be given immediate effect.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

 

 

House Bill No. 4778, entitled

A bill to amend 1984 PA 431, entitled 典he management and budget act, (MCL 18.1101 to 18.1594) by adding section 270.

The House of Representatives has passed the bill and ordered that it be given immediate effect.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Oversight.

 

 

House Bill No. 4832, entitled

A bill to amend 2001 PA 142, entitled 溺ichigan memorial highway act, (MCL 250.1001 to 250.2091) by adding section 107.

The House of Representatives has passed the bill and ordered that it be given immediate effect.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

 

 

House Bill No. 4839, entitled

A bill to amend 1954 PA 116, entitled 溺ichigan election law, by amending section 759 (MCL 168.759), as amended by 2020 PA 302.

The House of Representatives has passed the bill and ordered that it be given immediate effect.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Elections.

 

 

House Bill No. 4845, entitled

A bill to amend 1954 PA 116, entitled 溺ichigan election law, (MCL 168.1 to 168.992) by adding section 31b.

The House of Representatives has passed the bill and ordered that it be given immediate effect.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Elections.

 

 

House Bill No. 5007, entitled

A bill to amend 1972 PA 222, entitled 鄭n act to provide for an official personal identification card; to provide for its form, issuance and use; to regulate the use and disclosure of information obtained from the card; to prescribe the powers and duties of the secretary of state; to prescribe fees; to prescribe certain penalties for violations; and to provide an appropriation for certain purposes, by amending sections 2 and 2a (MCL 28.292 and 28.292a), section 2 as amended and section 2a as added by 2020 PA 306.

The House of Representatives has passed the bill and ordered that it be given immediate effect.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Families, Seniors, and Veterans.

 

 

House Bill No. 5053, entitled

A bill to make, supplement, and adjust appropriations for various state departments and agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021; to provide for certain conditions on appropriations; and to provide for the expenditure of the appropriations.

The House of Representatives has passed the bill and ordered that it be given immediate effect.

The bill was read a first and second time by title and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

By unanimous consent the Senate returned to the order of

General Orders

 

 

Senator Lauwers moved that the Senate resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole for consideration of the General Orders calendar.

The motion prevailed, and the President pro tempore, Senator Nesbitt, designated Senator McMorrow as Chairperson.

After some time spent therein, the Committee arose; and the President pro tempore, Senator Nesbitt, having resumed the Chair, the Committee reported back to the Senate, favorably and with a substitute therefor, the following bill:

House Bill No. 4434, entitled

A bill to amend 1936 (Ex Sess) PA 1, entitled 溺ichigan employment security act, by amending sections 2, 11, and 32b (MCL 421.2, 421.11, and 421.32b), section 2 as amended by 2011 PA 268, section 11 as amended by 2018 PA 72, and section 32b as amended by 2011 PA 269, and by adding section 32e.

Substitute (S-1).

The Senate agreed to the substitute recommended by the Committee of the Whole, and the bill as substituted was placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills.

 

By unanimous consent the Senate returned to the order of

Motions and Communications

 

 

Senator Lauwers moved that the rules be suspended and that the following bill, now on Third Reading of Bills, be placed on its immediate passage:

House Bill No. 4434

The motion prevailed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

 

By unanimous consent the Senate returned to the order of

Third Reading of Bills

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

House Bill No. 4434, entitled

A bill to amend 1936 (Ex Sess) PA 1, entitled 溺ichigan employment security act, by amending sections 2, 11, and 32b (MCL 421.2, 421.11, and 421.32b), section 2 as amended by 2011 PA 268, section 11 as amended by 2018 PA 72, and section 32b as amended by 2011 PA 269, and by adding section 32e.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

Senator Wojno offered the following amendment:

1. Amend page 3, line 24, by removing section 11 from the bill.

Senator Chang requested the yeas and nays.

The yeas and nays were ordered, 1/5 of the members present voting therefor.

The amendment was not adopted, a majority of the members serving not voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 318 Yeas16

 

 

Alexander Bullock Hollier Moss

Ananich Chang Irwin Polehanki

Bayer Geiss McCann Santana

Brinks Hertel McMorrow Wojno

 

 

Nays19

 

 

Barrett Johnson Nesbitt Theis

Bizon LaSata Outman VanderWall

Bumstead Lauwers Runestad Victory

Daley MacDonald Schmidt Zorn

Horn McBroom Stamas

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

Senator Moss offered the following amendment:

1. Amend page 21, following line 11, by inserting:

鉄ec. 28c. (1) An employer that meets all of the following requirements may apply to the unemployment agency for approval of a shared-work plan:

(a) The employer has filed all quarterly reports and other reports required under this act and has paid all obligation assessments, contributions, reimbursements in lieu of contributions, interest, and penalties due through the date of the employer痴 application.

(b) If the employer is a contributing employer, the employer痴 reserve in the employer痴 experience account as of the most recent computation date preceding the date of the employer痴 application is a positive number.

(c) The employer has paid wages for the 12 consecutive calendar quarters preceding the date of the employer痴 application.

(2) An application under this section shall be made in the manner prescribed by the unemployment agency and contain all of the following:

(a) The employer痴 assurance that it will provide reports to the unemployment agency relating to the operation of its shared-work plan at the times and in the manner prescribed by the unemployment agency and containing all information required by the unemployment agency.

(b) The employer痴 assurance that it will not hire new employees in, or transfer employees to, the affected unit during the effective period of the shared-work plan.

(c) The employer痴 assurance that it will not lay off participating employees during the effective period of the shared-work plan, or reduce participating employees hours of work by more than the reduction percentage during the effective period of the shared-work plan, except in cases of holidays, designated vacation periods, equipment maintenance, or similar circumstances.

(d) The employer痴 certification that it has obtained the approval of any applicable collective bargaining unit representative and has notified all affected employees who are not in a collective bargaining unit of the proposed shared-work plan.

(e) A list of the week or weeks within the requested effective period of the plan during which participating employees are anticipated to work fewer hours than the number of hours determined under section 28d(1)(e) due to circumstances listed in subdivision (c).

(f) The employer痴 certification that the implementation of a shared-work plan is in lieu of layoffs that would affect at least 15% or, until March 31, September 14, 2021, 10%, of the employees in the affected unit and would result in an equivalent reduction in work hours.

(g) The employer痴 assurance that it will abide by all terms and conditions of sections 28b to 28m.

(h) The employer痴 certification that, to the best of his or her knowledge, participation in the shared-work plan is consistent with the employer痴 obligations under federal law and the law of this state.

(i) Any other relevant information required by the unemployment agency.

(3) An employer may apply to the unemployment agency for approval of more than 1 shared-work plan.

(4) Notwithstanding any other provision of this act, until March 31, September 14, 2021, the unemployment agency may approve a shared-work plan submitted by an employer even if the employer does not meet the requirements of subsection (1) or (2)(b)..

Senator Chang requested the yeas and nays.

The yeas and nays were ordered, 1/5 of the members present voting therefor.

The amendment was not adopted, a majority of the members serving not voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 319 Yeas16

 

 

Alexander Bullock Hollier Moss

Ananich Chang Irwin Polehanki

Bayer Geiss McCann Santana

Brinks Hertel McMorrow Wojno

Nays19

 

 

Barrett Johnson Nesbitt Theis

Bizon LaSata Outman VanderWall

Bumstead Lauwers Runestad Victory

Daley MacDonald Schmidt Zorn

Horn McBroom Stamas

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 320 Yeas19

 

 

Barrett Johnson Nesbitt Theis

Bizon LaSata Outman VanderWall

Bumstead Lauwers Runestad Victory

Daley MacDonald Schmidt Zorn

Horn McBroom Stamas

 

 

Nays16

 

 

Alexander Bullock Hollier Moss

Ananich Chang Irwin Polehanki

Bayer Geiss McCann Santana

Brinks Hertel McMorrow Wojno

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

Senator Lauwers moved that the bill be given immediate effect.

The motion did not prevail, 2/3 of the members serving not voting therefor.

Pursuant to Joint Rule 20, the full title of the act shall be inserted to read as follows:

鄭n act to protect the welfare of the people of this state through the establishment of an unemployment compensation fund, and to provide for the disbursement thereof; to create certain other funds; to create the Michigan employment security commission, and to prescribe its powers and duties; to provide for the protection of the people of this state from the hazards of unemployment; to levy and provide for contributions from employers; to levy and provide for obligation assessments; to provide for the collection of those contributions and assessments; to enter into reciprocal agreements and to cooperate with agencies of the United States and of other states charged with the administration of any unemployment insurance law; to furnish certain information to certain governmental agencies for use in administering public benefit and child support programs and investigating and prosecuting fraud; to provide for the payment of benefits; to provide for appeals from redeterminations, decisions and notices of assessments; and for referees and a board of review to hear and decide the issues arising from redeterminations, decisions and notices of assessment; to provide for the cooperation of this state and compliance with the provisions of the social security act and the Wagner-Peyser act passed by the Congress of the United States of America; to provide for the establishment and maintenance of free public employment offices; to provide for the transfer of funds; to make appropriations for carrying out the provisions of this act; to prescribe remedies and penalties for the violation of this act; and to repeal all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with this act,

The Senate agreed to the full title.

 

 

Senators Wojno and Moss asked and were granted unanimous consent to make statements and moved that the statements be printed in the Journal.

The motion prevailed.

Senator Wojno痴 statement is as follows:

I rise to offer this amendment to House Bill No. 4434. My amendment would simply remove the $300 strike provision within this bill, thereby allowing struggling Michigan families to still receive this money until it expires in September. This isn稚 the time to be taking money away from people who are struggling to find work. I ask for your support of this amendment.

 

Senator Moss statement is as follows:

I rise to provide an amendment to ensure we池e passing legislation in this chamber that gives our residents the best chance to succeed. This amendment is good for business, it痴 good for people returning to certain sectors of the workforce. So as folks head back to work, we should be doing whatever we can to provide support to hardworking Michiganders and to lift them out of the financial stress this that they致e been suffering through for the last year due to the pandemic. And in that time, their bills needed to be paid, food needed to be put on the table, and prescription drugs needed to be covered. So if you seek to incentivize people to come back to work, this is the amendment that does just that.

Currently, the $300 payment is available only to employers participating in the state workshare program who bring back people previously employed. This amendment would expand that opportunity to include new employees. So let痴 move towards providing the financial support to hardworking Michiganders who are making a good-faith effort, as they need to regain their footing following the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

By unanimous consent the Senate returned to the order of

Messages from the House

 

 

The House of Representatives returned, in accordance with the request of the Senate

House Bill No. 4359, entitled

A bill to amend 1978 PA 368, entitled 撤ublic health code, by amending sections 17210 and 17708 (MCL 333.17210 and 333.17708), section 17210 as amended by 2017 PA 22 and section 17708 as amended by 2020 PA 4.

The bill was placed on the order of Third Reading of Bills.

 

By unanimous consent the Senate returned to the order of

Third Reading of Bills

 

 

Senator Lauwers moved to reconsider the vote by which the following bill was passed:

House Bill No. 4359, entitled

A bill to amend 1978 PA 368, entitled 撤ublic health code, by amending sections 17210 and 17708 (MCL 333.17210 and 333.17708), section 17210 as amended by 2017 PA 22 and section 17708 as amended by 2020 PA 4.

The motion prevailed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

Senator VanderWall offered the following amendments:

1. Amend page 5, line 8, after following by striking out who is qualified by and inserting health care professionals who has completed the necessary.

2. Amend page 5, line 9, after care by striking out the balance of the line through care: on line 10 and inserting or pharmacology, or has experience with procedures requiring anesthesia:.

The amendments were adopted, a majority of the members serving voting therefor.

The question being on the passage of the bill,

The bill was passed, a majority of the members serving voting therefor, as follows:

 

 

Roll Call No. 321 Yeas31

 

 

Alexander Geiss McBroom Schmidt

Ananich Hertel McCann Stamas

Barrett Hollier McMorrow Theis

Bayer Irwin Moss VanderWall

Brinks Johnson Nesbitt Victory

Bullock LaSata Outman Wojno

Chang Lauwers Polehanki Zorn

Daley MacDonald Runestad

 

 

Nays4

 

 

Bizon Bumstead Horn Santana

 

 

Excused1

 

 

Shirkey

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: Nesbitt

 

 

Senator Lauwers moved that the bill be given immediate effect.

The motion prevailed, 2/3 of the members serving voting therefor.

 

By unanimous consent the Senate proceeded to the order of

Statements

 

 

Senator Hertel asked and was granted unanimous consent to make a statement and moved that the statement be printed in the Journal.

The motion prevailed.

Senator Hertel痴 statement is as follows:

Colleagues, I rise today to ask you for your co-sponsorship for legislation that will prohibit the discriminatory practice of denying organ transplantation to individuals based on their physical or mental disability. Though the Americans with Disabilities Act federally outlaws discrimination on the basis of disability, there remains an alarming disparity between what is required by law and what is practiced in medicine. A recent study found that 85 percent of transplant centers surveyed considered disability when deciding whether a patient should be on the transplant waiting list or not. Yet a review in the American Journal of Transplantation found there is no scientific evidence or compelling data suggesting that patients with an intellectual disability should not have access to organ transplantation. There is no medical basis for factoring in an individual痴 intellectual disability into their priority on a transplant waiting list.

An intellectual disability is not synonymous with a lower quality of life or a life less worth saving with organ transplantation. In February, bipartisan legislation was introduced in Congress to prohibit this discriminatory practice. Unfortunately that bill has not made it to the President痴 desk. But for organ transplantation patients here in Michigan, passing these protections is urgent, because time is a luxury they simply don稚 have.

Joining us today in the Gallery is Karen O狸eefe. Karen is a longtime friend of mine who has championed this issue on behalf of individuals with Down syndrome and all disabilities to ensure equal access to the care they need. Please join me in welcoming her to the Senate.

Colleagues, I ask that Michigan should join the 26 other states that have passed legislation to end this discriminatory practice, remove barriers to healthcare, and save lives. I ask for your co-sponsorship.

 

 

Recess

 

 

Senator LaSata moved that the Senate recess subject to the call of the Chair.

The motion prevailed, the time being 1:41 p.m.

 

1:50 p.m.

 

The Senate was called to order by the President pro tempore, Senator Nesbitt.

 

Senator Lauwers moved that when the Senate adjourns today, it stand adjourned until Wednesday, June 30, at 10:00 a.m.

The motion prevailed.

 

 

Announcements of Printing and Enrollment

 

 

The Secretary announced that the following House bills were received in the Senate and filed on Thursday, June 24:

House Bill Nos. 4527 4644 4718 4778 4832 4839 4845 5007 5053

 

The Secretary announced that the following bills and resolution were printed and filed on Wednesday, June 23, and are available on the Michigan Legislature website:

Senate Bill Nos. 560 561 562

Senate Resolution No. 68

House Bill Nos. 5093 5094 5095 5096 5097 5098 5099 5100 5101 5102 5103 5104 5105 5106 5107 5108 5109 5110 5111 5112 5113 5114 5115

 

 

Committee Reports

 

 

The Committee on Finance reported

Senate Bill No. 315, entitled

A bill to amend 2008 PA 551, entitled 填niform securities act (2002), (MCL 451.2101 to 451.2703) by amending the title, as amended by 2014 PA 355, and by adding article 5A.

With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

Jim Runestad

Chairperson

To Report Out:

Yeas: Senators Runestad, Nesbitt, Daley, Bumstead, VanderWall, Chang and Alexander

Nays: None

The bill and the substitute recommended by the committee were referred to the Committee of the Whole.

COMMITTEE ATTENDANCE REPORT

 

The Committee on Finance submitted the following:

Meeting held on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at 12:00 noon, Room 403, 4th Floor, Capitol Building

Present: Senators Runestad (C), Nesbitt, Daley, Bumstead, VanderWall, Chang and Alexander

 

 

The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure reported

Senate Bill No. 425, entitled

A bill to amend 1951 PA 51, entitled 鄭n act to provide for the classification of all public roads, streets, and highways in this state, and for the revision of that classification and for additions to and deletions from each classification; to set up and establish the Michigan transportation fund; to provide for the deposits in the Michigan transportation fund of specific taxes on motor vehicles and motor vehicle fuels; to provide for the allocation of funds from the Michigan transportation fund and the use and administration of the fund for transportation purposes; to promote safe and efficient travel for motor vehicle drivers, bicyclists, pedestrians, and other legal users of roads, streets, and highways; to set up and establish the truck safety fund; to provide for the allocation of funds from the truck safety fund and administration of the fund for truck safety purposes; to set up and establish the Michigan truck safety commission; to establish certain standards for road contracts for certain businesses; to provide for the continuing review of transportation needs within the state; to authorize the state transportation commission, counties, cities, and villages to borrow money, issue bonds, and make pledges of funds for transportation purposes; to authorize counties to advance funds for the payment of deficiencies necessary for the payment of bonds issued under this act; to provide for the limitations, payment, retirement, and security of the bonds and pledges; to provide for appropriations and tax levies by counties and townships for county roads; to authorize contributions by townships for county roads; to provide for the establishment and administration of the state trunk line fund, local bridge fund, comprehensive transportation fund, and certain other funds; to provide for the deposits in the state trunk line fund, critical bridge fund, comprehensive transportation fund, and certain other funds of money raised by specific taxes and fees; to provide for definitions of public transportation functions and criteria; to define the purposes for which Michigan transportation funds may be allocated; to provide for Michigan transportation fund grants; to provide for review and approval of transportation programs; to provide for submission of annual legislative requests and reports; to provide for the establishment and functions of certain advisory entities; to provide for conditions for grants; to provide for the issuance of bonds and notes for transportation purposes; to provide for the powers and duties of certain state and local agencies and officials; to provide for the making of loans for transportation purposes by the state transportation department and for the receipt and repayment by local units and agencies of those loans from certain specified sources; to investigate and study the tolling of roads, streets, highways, or bridges; and to repeal acts and parts of acts, (MCL 247.651 to 247.675) by adding section 11i.

With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

The committee further recommends that the bill be given immediate effect.

Tom Barrett

Chairperson

To Report Out:

Yeas: Senators Barrett, LaSata, McBroom, Victory, Outman and Lauwers

Nays: None

The bill and the substitute recommended by the committee were referred to the Committee of the Whole.

 

 

The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure reported

Senate Bill No. 427, entitled

A bill to amend 1951 PA 51, entitled 鄭n act to provide for the classification of all public roads, streets, and highways in this state, and for the revision of that classification and for additions to and deletions from each classification; to set up and establish the Michigan transportation fund; to provide for the deposits in the Michigan transportation fund of specific taxes on motor vehicles and motor vehicle fuels; to provide for the allocation of funds from the Michigan transportation fund and the use and administration of the fund for transportation purposes; to promote safe and efficient travel for motor vehicle drivers, bicyclists, pedestrians, and other legal users of roads, streets, and highways; to set up and establish the truck safety fund; to provide for the allocation of funds from the truck safety fund and administration of the fund for truck safety purposes; to set up and establish the Michigan truck safety commission; to establish certain standards for road contracts for certain businesses; to provide for the continuing review of transportation needs within the state; to authorize the state transportation commission, counties, cities, and villages to borrow money, issue bonds, and make pledges of funds for transportation purposes; to authorize counties to advance funds for the payment of deficiencies necessary for the payment of bonds issued under this act; to provide for the limitations, payment, retirement, and security of the bonds and pledges; to provide for appropriations and tax levies by counties and townships for county roads; to authorize contributions by townships for county roads; to provide for the establishment and administration of the state trunk line fund, local bridge fund, comprehensive transportation fund, and certain other funds; to provide for the deposits in the state trunk line fund, critical bridge fund, comprehensive transportation fund, and certain other funds of money raised by specific taxes and fees; to provide for definitions of public transportation functions and criteria; to define the purposes for which Michigan transportation funds may be allocated; to provide for Michigan transportation fund grants; to provide for review and approval of transportation programs; to provide for submission of annual legislative requests and reports; to provide for the establishment and functions of certain advisory entities; to provide for conditions for grants; to provide for the issuance of bonds and notes for transportation purposes; to provide for the powers and duties of certain state and local agencies and officials; to provide for the making of loans for transportation purposes by the state transportation department and for the receipt and repayment by local units and agencies of those loans from certain specified sources; to investigate and study the tolling of roads, streets, highways, or bridges; and to repeal acts and parts of acts, (MCL 247.651 to 247.675) by adding section 11k.

With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

The committee further recommends that the bill be given immediate effect.

Tom Barrett

Chairperson

To Report Out:

Yeas: Senators Barrett, LaSata, McBroom, Victory, Outman and Lauwers

Nays: None

The bill and the substitute recommended by the committee were referred to the Committee of the Whole.

 

 

The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure reported

House Bill No. 4201, entitled

A bill to amend 1990 PA 187, entitled 典he pupil transportation act, by amending section 59 (MCL 257.1859), as amended by 1996 PA 170.

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

The committee further recommends that the bill be given immediate effect.

Tom Barrett

Chairperson

To Report Out:

Yeas: Senators Barrett, LaSata, McBroom, Victory, Outman, Lauwers, Geiss, Bullock and Hollier

Nays: None

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

 

 

The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure reported

House Bill No. 4202, entitled

A bill to amend 1949 PA 300, entitled 溺ichigan vehicle code, by amending section 682 (MCL 257.682), as amended by 2012 PA 263.

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

The committee further recommends that the bill be given immediate effect.

Tom Barrett

Chairperson

To Report Out:

Yeas: Senators Barrett, LaSata, McBroom, Victory, Outman, Lauwers, Geiss, Bullock and Hollier

Nays: None

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

 

 

The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure reported

House Bill No. 4203, entitled

A bill to amend 1990 PA 187, entitled 典he pupil transportation act, by amending section 33 (MCL 257.1833), as amended by 2018 PA 422.

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

The committee further recommends that the bill be given immediate effect.

Tom Barrett

Chairperson

To Report Out:

Yeas: Senators Barrett, LaSata, McBroom, Victory, Outman, Lauwers, Geiss, Bullock and Hollier

Nays: None

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

 

 

The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure reported

House Bill No. 4204, entitled

A bill to amend 1990 PA 187, entitled 典he pupil transportation act, (MCL 257.1801 to 257.1877) by adding section 20.

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

The committee further recommends that the bill be given immediate effect.

Tom Barrett

Chairperson

To Report Out:

Yeas: Senators Barrett, LaSata, McBroom, Victory, Outman, Lauwers, Geiss, Bullock and Hollier

Nays: None

The bill was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

 

 

COMMITTEE ATTENDANCE REPORT

 

The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure submitted the following:

Meeting held on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at 12:00 noon, Room 1100, Binsfeld Office Building

Present: Senators Barrett (C), LaSata, McBroom, Victory, Outman, Lauwers, Geiss, Bullock and Hollier

 

 

COMMITTEE ATTENDANCE REPORT

 

The Committee on Oversight submitted the following:

Meeting held on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at 8:00 a.m., Room 1300, Binsfeld Office Building

Present: Senators McBroom (C), Theis, Bizon and Irwin

 

 

COMMITTEE ATTENDANCE REPORT

 

The Committee on Elections submitted the following:

Meeting held on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at 2:00 p.m., Room 1300, Binsfeld Office Building

Present: Senators Johnson (C), McBroom, VanderWall and Wojno

 

 

Senator Lauwers moved that the Senate adjourn.

The motion prevailed, the time being 1:51 p.m.

 

In pursuance of the order previously made, the President pro tempore, Senator Nesbitt, declared the Senate adjourned until Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.

 

 

MARGARET O達RIEN

Secretary of the Senate