No. 71

STATE OF MICHIGAN

Journal of the Senate

100th Legislature

REGULAR SESSION OF 2020

 

 

 

 

 

Senate Chamber, Lansing, Tuesday, September 22, 2020.

 

10:00 a.m.

 

 

The Senate was called to order by the President, Lieutenant Governor Garlin D. Gilchrist II.

 

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

 

 

Alexander用resent Horn用resent Outman用resent

Ananich用resent Irwin用resent Polehanki用resent

Barrett用resent Johnson用resent Runestad用resent

Bayer用resent LaSata用resent Santana用resent

Bizon用resent Lauwers用resent Schmidt用resent

Brinks用resent Lucido用resent Shirkey用resent

Bullock用resent MacDonald用resent Stamas用resent

Bumstead用resent MacGregor用resent Theis用resent

Chang用resent McBroom用resent VanderWall用resent

Daley用resent McCann用resent Victory用resent

Geiss用resent McMorrow用resent Wojno用resent

Hertel用resent Moss用resent Zorn用resent

Hollier用resent Nesbitt用resent


 

Senator Sylvia Santana of the 3rd District offered the following invocation:

Our Father who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name.

Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread.

And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For Thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory, forever is Yours, now and forever.

Amen.

 

The President, Lieutenant Governor Gilchrist, led the members of the Senate in recital of the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

 

Motions and Communications

 

 

Senator MacGregor moved that Senators Shirkey and Johnson be temporarily excused from today痴 session.

The motion prevailed.

 

Senator Ananich entered the Senate Chamber.

 

 

Senator MacGregor moved that rule 3.901 be suspended to allow filming and photographs to be taken from the Senate Gallery.

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

 

 

The following communications were received and read:

Office of the Senate Majority Leader

September 16, 2020

Pursuant to Senate Rule 3.203, the following bills will be re-referred from the Committee on Environmental Quality to the Committee on Local Government:

SB 1123

SB 1124

If you have any questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

September 17, 2020

Pursuant to Joint Rule 3, the Senate non-concurred in the House substitute (H-1) to Senate Bill 927,
I appoint the following members to sit on the conference committee:

Senator Jim Stamas, Chair

Senator Wayne Schmidt

Senator Curtis Hertel

If you have any questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,

Mike Shirkey

Majority Leader

State Senate, 16th District

The communications were referred to the Secretary for record.

 

 

The following communication was received and read:

Office of the Auditor General

September 18, 2020

Enclosed is a copy of the following report:

Performance Audit of COVID-19 Expenditures, State of Michigan (000-2000-20B).

Sincerely,

Doug Ringler

Auditor General

The audit report was referred to the Committee on Oversight.

Messages from the Governor

 

 

The following messages from the Governor were received:

Date: September 17, 2020

Time: 10:27 a.m.

To the President of the Senate:

Sir悠 have this day approved and signed

Enrolled Senate Bill No. 473 (Public Act No. 156), being

An act to amend 1976 PA 451, entitled 鄭n act to provide a system of public instruction and elementary and secondary schools; to revise, consolidate, and clarify the laws relating to elementary and secondary education; to provide for the organization, regulation, and maintenance of schools, school districts, public school academies, intermediate school districts, and other public school entities; to prescribe rights, powers, duties, and privileges of schools, school districts, public school academies, intermediate school districts, and other public school entities; to provide for the regulation of school teachers and certain other school employees; to provide for school elections and to prescribe powers and duties with respect thereto; to provide for the levy and collection of taxes; to provide for the borrowing of money and issuance of bonds and other evidences of indebtedness; to establish a fund and provide for expenditures from that fund; to make appropriations for certain purposes; to provide for and prescribe the powers and duties of certain state departments, the state board of education, and certain other boards and officials; to provide for licensure of boarding schools; to prescribe penalties; and to repeal acts and parts of acts, by amending section 1211 (MCL 380.1211), as amended by 2012 PA 285.

(Filed with the Secretary of State on September 17, 2020, at 11:42 a.m.)

 

Date: September 17, 2020

Time: 10:29 a.m.

To the President of the Senate:

Sir悠 have this day approved and signed

Enrolled Senate Bill No. 475 (Public Act No. 157), being

An act to amend 1984 PA 431, entitled 鄭n act to prescribe the powers and duties of the department of management and budget; to define the authority and functions of its director and its organizational entities; to authorize the department to issue directives; to provide for the capital outlay program; to provide for the leasing, planning, constructing, maintaining, altering, renovating, demolishing, conveying of lands and facilities; to provide for centralized administrative services such as purchasing, payroll, record retention, data processing, and publishing and for access to certain services; to provide for a system of internal accounting and administrative control for certain principal departments; to provide for an internal auditor in certain principal departments; to provide for certain powers and duties of certain state officers and agencies; to codify, revise, consolidate, classify, and add to the powers, duties, and laws relative to budgeting, accounting, and the regulating of appropriations; to provide for the implementation of certain constitutional provisions; to create funds and accounts; to make appropriations; to prescribe remedies and penalties; to rescind certain executive reorganization orders; to prescribe penalties; and to repeal certain acts and parts of acts, by amending section 367b (MCL 18.1367b), as amended by 2018 PA 613.

(Filed with the Secretary of State on September 17, 2020, at 11:44 a.m.)

 

Date: September 17, 2020

Time: 10:31 a.m.

To the President of the Senate:

Sir悠 have this day approved and signed

Enrolled Senate Bill No. 171 (Public Act No. 158), being

An act to amend 1976 PA 451, entitled 鄭n act to provide a system of public instruction and elementary and secondary schools; to revise, consolidate, and clarify the laws relating to elementary and secondary education; to provide for the organization, regulation, and maintenance of schools, school districts, public school academies, intermediate school districts, and other public school entities; to prescribe rights, powers, duties, and privileges of schools, school districts, public school academies, intermediate school districts, and other public school entities; to provide for the regulation of school teachers and certain other school employees; to provide for school elections and to prescribe powers and duties with respect thereto; to provide for the levy and collection of taxes; to provide for the borrowing of money and issuance of bonds and other evidences of indebtedness; to establish a fund and provide for expenditures from that fund; to make appropriations for certain purposes; to provide for and prescribe the powers and duties of certain state departments, the state board of education, and certain other boards and officials; to provide for licensure of boarding schools; to prescribe penalties; and to repeal acts and parts of acts, by amending section 1278a (MCL 380.1278a), as amended by 2018 PA 232.

(Filed with the Secretary of State on September 17, 2020, at 11:46 a.m.)

 

Date: September 17, 2020

Time: 10:33 a.m.

To the President of the Senate:

Sir悠 have this day approved and signed

Enrolled Senate Bill No. 595 (Public Act No. 159), being

An act to authorize the state administrative board to accept and convey real property in Grand Traverse County; to prescribe conditions for the conveyance; and to provide for disposition of the revenue from the conveyance.

(Filed with the Secretary of State on September 17, 2020, at 11:48 a.m.)

 

Date: September 17, 2020

Time: 10:35 a.m.

To the President of the Senate:

Sir悠 have this day approved and signed

Enrolled Senate Bill No. 799 (Public Act No. 160), being

An act to authorize the department of natural resources to accept and convey real property in Gogebic County; to prescribe conditions for the conveyance; and to provide for disposition of the revenue from the conveyance.

(Filed with the Secretary of State on September 17, 2020, at 11:50 a.m.)

Respectfully,

Gretchen Whitmer

Governor

 

 

The following messages from the Governor were received and read:

September 18, 2020

I respectfully submit to the Senate the following appointments to office pursuant to Public Act 96 of 1987, MCL 125.2303 and Executive Reorganization Order No. 2010-5, MCL 125.2291:

Manufactured Housing Commission

Mr. Daniel Grant of 22734 Beech Street, Dearborn, Michigan 48124, county of Wayne, succeeding Phil Copeland who has resigned, appointed to represent manufacturers of mobile homes, for a term commencing September 18, 2020 and expiring May 9, 2022.

Mr. Jason J. Hyska of 843 Horkey Road, Bronson, Michigan 49028, county of Branch, succeeding Kevin Barker whose term has expired, appointed to represent financial institutions, for a term commencing September 18, 2020 and expiring May 9, 2023.

 

September 18, 2020

I respectfully submit to the Senate the following appointment to office pursuant to Executive Order No. 2019-13, MCL 125.1998:

Michigan Strategic Fund Board of Directors

Dr. Britany L. Affolter-Caine of 7187 Richmond Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197, county of Washtenaw, reappointed to represent a member with experience in commercialization of technology, for a term commencing September 18, 2020 and expiring July 31, 2024.

 

September 18, 2020

I respectfully submit to the Senate the following appointment to office pursuant to Public Act 451 of 1994, MCL 324.1905:

Natural Resources Trust Fund Board

Mr. William Rustem of 2770 Dobie Road, Mason, Michigan 48854, county of Ingham, reappointed for a term commencing October 2, 2020 and expiring October 1, 2024.

Respectfully,

Gretchen Whitmer

Governor

The appointments were referred to the Committee on Advice and Consent.

Recess

 

 

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

The motion prevailed, the time being 10:05 a.m.

 

11:50 a.m.

 

The Senate was called to order by the President, Lieutenant Governor Gilchrist.

 

During the recess, Senators Johnson and Shirkey entered the Senate Chamber.

 

By unanimous consent the Senate returned to the order of

Motions and Communications

 

 

Senator MacGregor moved that rule 1.110 be suspended to allow for same-day introduction and referral of bills.

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

 

 

The following communication was received and read:

Office of the Senate Majority Leader

September 17, 2020

Pursuant to Joint Rule 3, the House of Representatives having non-concurred in the Senate substitute
(S-1) to House Bill 5396, I appoint the following members to sit on the conference committee:

Senator Jim Stamas

Senator Jon Bumstead

Senator Curtis Hertel

If you have any questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,

Mike Shirkey

Majority Leader

State Senate, 16th District

The communication was referred to the Secretary for record.

 

By unanimous consent the Senate proceeded to the order of

Introduction and Referral of Bills

 

 

Senator Lucido introduced

Senate Bill No. 1125, entitled

A bill to amend 2003 PA 125, entitled 鏑ocal corrections officers training act, by amending section 8 (MCL 791.538).

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

 

 

Senators Lauwers, Daley, Theis, MacGregor and VanderWall introduced

Senate Bill No. 1126, entitled

A bill to amend 1956 PA 218, entitled 典he insurance code of 1956, (MCL 500.100 to 500.8302) by adding section 3471.

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

 

 

Senators Irwin, Hollier, Alexander, Wojno, Moss, Brinks and Polehanki introduced

Senate Bill No. 1127, entitled

A bill to amend 1939 PA 280, entitled 典he social welfare act, by amending section 10d (MCL 400.10d), as added by 2012 PA 79.

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

Senators Bullock, Chang, Alexander, Irwin, Polehanki, Wojno and Ananich introduced

Senate Bill No. 1128, entitled

A bill to amend 1966 PA 346, entitled 鉄tate housing development authority act of 1966, by amending sections 11 and 17 (MCL 125.1411 and 125.1417), section 11 as amended by 2004 PA 549 and section 17 as amended by 1993 PA 221.

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

 

 

Senators Irwin, Chang, Bullock, Alexander, Polehanki, Wojno and Ananich introduced

Senate Bill No. 1129, entitled

A bill to repeal 1988 PA 226, entitled 鄭n act to limit the powers of a local governmental unit regarding the leasing of private residential property, (MCL 123.411).

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

 

 

Senators Chang, Bullock, Alexander, Irwin, Polehanki, Wojno and Ananich introduced

Senate Bill No. 1130, entitled

A bill to require a municipal housing ordinance to use certain factors in designating the area median income for making determinations regarding affordable housing; and to provide for the powers and duties of certain local governmental officers and entities.

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

 

 

Senators Chang, Alexander, Wojno, Bullock, Irwin, Polehanki and Ananich introduced

Senate Bill No. 1131, entitled

A bill to amend 1988 PA 226, entitled 鄭n act to limit the powers of a local governmental unit regarding the leasing of private residential property, by amending section 1 (MCL 123.411), as amended by 2018
PA 585.

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

 

 

Senators Alexander, Chang, Bullock, Irwin, Polehanki, Wojno and Ananich introduced

Senate Bill No. 1132, entitled

A bill to authorize local units of government to limit rent for individuals with a disability and individuals over a certain age; to exempt certain rental property from ad valorem property taxes, and to impose a specific tax on that property; and to provide for the powers and duties of certain local governmental officers and entities.

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

 

 

Senator McBroom introduced

Senate Bill No. 1133, entitled

A bill to create a propane commission and to prescribe its powers and duties; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state governmental officers and entities; to levy an assessment on the distribution of certain propane products; to provide for the administration, collection, and disposition of the assessment; to impose a late fee on certain assessments; to make and supplement appropriations; to create certain funds; to provide for the promulgation of rules; to provide for a referendum; and to provide remedies and penalties.

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

 

 

Senator Ananich introduced

Senate Bill No. 1134, entitled

A bill to amend 1949 PA 300, entitled 溺ichigan vehicle code, (MCL 257.1 to 257.923) by adding section 811aa.

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

 

 

Senator Nesbitt introduced

Senate Bill No. 1135, entitled

A bill to amend 1976 PA 451, entitled 典he revised school code, by amending section 1311g
(MCL 380.1311g), as amended by 2018 PA 42.

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

Senator Stamas introduced

Senate Bill No. 1136, entitled

A bill to amend 1998 PA 58, entitled 溺ichigan liquor control code of 1998, by amending section 521a (MCL 436.1521a), as amended by 2014 PA 270.

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

 

 

Senators Runestad and MacGregor introduced

Senate Bill No. 1137, entitled

A bill to amend 1893 PA 206, entitled 典he general property tax act, by amending sections 78g, 78i, 78l, and 78m (MCL 211.78g, 211.78i, 211.78l, and 211.78m), section 78g as amended by 2020 PA 33, section 78i as amended by 2015 PA 190, section 78l as amended by 2003 PA 263, and section 78m as amended by 2014 PA 501, and by adding section 78t.

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

 

 

Senators Schmidt, Moss and VanderWall introduced

Senate Bill No. 1138, entitled

A bill to amend 1998 PA 58, entitled 溺ichigan liquor control code of 1998, by amending section 203 (MCL 436.1203), as amended by 2020 PA 106.

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

 

 

Senators VanderWall, Moss and Schmidt introduced

Senate Bill No. 1139, entitled

A bill to amend 1998 PA 58, entitled 溺ichigan liquor control code of 1998, by amending sections 105, 107, 109, 111, 113, 113a, 204, 301, 303, 307, 502, 504, 518, 525, 532, 536, 537, 545, 601, 603, 605, 607, 608, 610, 610a, 611, 914b, 1019, 1025, 1027, 1101, 1103, 1105, 1113, 1114, and 1115 (MCL 436.1105, 436.1107, 436.1109, 436.1111, 436.1113, 436.1113a, 436.1204, 436.1301, 436.1303, 436.1307, 436.1502, 436.1504, 436.1518, 436.1525, 436.1532, 436.1536, 436.1537, 436.1545, 436.1601, 436.1603, 436.1605, 436.1607, 436.1608, 436.1610, 436.1610a, 436.1611, 436.1914b, 436.2019, 436.2025, 436.2027, 436.2101, 436.2103, 436.2105, 436.2113, 436.2114, and 436.2115), section 105 as amended by 2018 PA 414, section 107 as amended by 2019 PA 126, section 109 as amended by 2020 PA 120, section 111 as amended by 2020 PA 115, section 113 as amended by 2018 PA 405, section 113a as amended by 2018 PA 416, section 204 as added by 2018 PA 178, section 301 as amended by 2020 PA 110, section 303 as amended by 2018 PA 154, section 307 as amended by 2020 PA 114, section 502 as amended by 2020 PA 112, section 504 as added by 2020 PA 80, section 518 as amended by 2010 PA 279, section 525 as amended by 2016 PA 434, section 532 as amended by 2018 PA 104, section 536 as amended by 2020 PA 126, section 537 as amended by 2020 PA 117, section 545 as amended by 2016 PA 328, section 601 as amended by 2019 PA 125, section 603 as amended by 2018 PA 407, section 605 as amended by 2014 PA 45, section 607 as amended by 2018 PA 417, section 608 as added by 2019 PA 127, section 610 as added by 2016 PA 106, section 610a as added by 2017 PA 131, section 914b as added by 2018 PA 346, sections 1025 and 1027 as amended by 2019 PA 131, sections 1113 and 1114 as amended by 2011 PA 27, and section 1115 as amended by 2010 PA 213.

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

 

 

Senators Moss, VanderWall and Schmidt introduced

Senate Bill No. 1140, entitled

A bill to amend 1998 PA 58, entitled 溺ichigan liquor control code of 1998, by amending section 609 (MCL 436.1609), as amended by 2016 PA 81.

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

 

By unanimous consent the Senate returned to the order of

Third Reading of Bills

 

 

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

Senate Bill No. 195

The motion prevailed.

The following bill was read a third time:

Senate Bill No. 195, entitled

A bill to amend 1953 PA 232, entitled 鼎orrections code of 1953, (MCL 791.201 to 791.285) by adding section 14a.

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. 316 Yeas38

 

 

Alexander Geiss MacGregor Santana

Ananich Hertel McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hollier McCann Shirkey

Bayer Horn McMorrow Stamas

Bizon Irwin Moss Theis

Brinks Johnson Nesbitt VanderWall

Bullock LaSata Outman Victory

Bumstead Lauwers Polehanki Wojno

Chang Lucido Runestad Zorn

Daley MacDonald

 

 

Nays0

 

 

Excused0

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: President

 

 

The Senate agreed to the title of the bill.

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

Senate Bill No. 646, entitled

A bill to amend 1982 PA 432, entitled 溺otor bus transportation act, by amending section 15
(MCL 474.115), as amended by 2016 PA 349.

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 Yeas38

 

 

Alexander Geiss MacGregor Santana

Ananich Hertel McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hollier McCann Shirkey

Bayer Horn McMorrow Stamas

Bizon Irwin Moss Theis

Brinks Johnson Nesbitt VanderWall

Bullock LaSata Outman Victory

Bumstead Lauwers Polehanki Wojno

Chang Lucido Runestad Zorn

Daley MacDonald

Nays0

 

 

Excused0

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: President

 

 

The Senate agreed to the title of the bill.

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

House Bill No. 4851, entitled

A bill to amend 1893 PA 206, entitled 典he general property tax act, by amending section 53b
(MCL 211.53b), as amended by 2017 PA 261.

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. 318 Yeas38

 

 

Alexander Geiss MacGregor Santana

Ananich Hertel McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hollier McCann Shirkey

Bayer Horn McMorrow Stamas

Bizon Irwin Moss Theis

Brinks Johnson Nesbitt VanderWall

Bullock LaSata Outman Victory

Bumstead Lauwers Polehanki Wojno

Chang Lucido Runestad Zorn

Daley MacDonald

 

 

Nays0

 

 

Excused0

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: President

 

 

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 assessment of rights and interests, including leasehold interests, in property and the levy and collection of taxes on property, and for the collection of taxes levied; making those taxes a lien on the property taxed, establishing and continuing the lien, providing for the sale or forfeiture and conveyance of property delinquent for taxes, and for the inspection and disposition of lands bid off to the state and not redeemed or purchased; to provide for the establishment of a delinquent tax revolving fund and the borrowing of money by counties and the issuance of notes; to define and limit the jurisdiction of the courts in proceedings in connection with property delinquent for taxes; to limit the time within which actions may be brought; to prescribe certain limitations with respect to rates of taxation; to prescribe certain powers and duties of certain officers, departments, agencies, and political subdivisions of this state; to provide for certain reimbursements of certain expenses incurred by units of local government; to provide penalties for the violation of this act; and to repeal acts and parts of acts,.

The Senate agreed to the full title.

 

 

The following bill was read a third time:

Senate Bill No. 611, entitled

A bill to amend 1982 PA 455, entitled 典he library privacy act, by amending the title and sections 2, 3, and 4 (MCL 397.602, 397.603, and 397.604), section 2 as amended by 1999 PA 37 and section 3 as amended by 1996 PA 188.

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. 319 Yeas38

 

 

Alexander Geiss MacGregor Santana

Ananich Hertel McBroom Schmidt

Barrett Hollier McCann Shirkey

Bayer Horn McMorrow Stamas

Bizon Irwin Moss Theis

Brinks Johnson Nesbitt VanderWall

Bullock LaSata Outman Victory

Bumstead Lauwers Polehanki Wojno

Chang Lucido Runestad Zorn

Daley MacDonald

 

 

Nays0

 

 

Excused0

 

 

Not Voting0

 

 

In The Chair: President

 

 

The Senate agreed to the title of the bill.

 

By unanimous consent the Senate proceeded to the order of

General Orders

 

 

Senator MacGregor 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, Lieutenant Governor Gilchrist, designated Senator Theis as Chairperson.

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

House Bill No. 5490, entitled

A bill to amend 2016 PA 281, entitled 溺edical marihuana facilities licensing act, by amending sections 102 and 206 (MCL 333.27102 and 333.27206), section 102 as amended by 2019 PA 3 and section 206 as amended by 2018 PA 648, and by adding section 206a.

House Bill No. 5491, 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) and by adding section 9a.

 

 

House Bill No. 4927, entitled

A bill to amend 2014 PA 86, entitled 鏑ocal community stabilization authority act, by amending section 17 (MCL 123.1357), as amended by 2018 PA 616.

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. 826, entitled

A bill to amend 1974 PA 258, entitled 溺ental health code, by amending sections 100a, 100b, 100c, 281b, 400, 420, 423, 425, 426, 427, 429, 430, 434, 435, 438, 452, 461, 463, 498o, 517, 532, 700, 740, and 742 (MCL 330.1100a, 330.1100b, 330.1100c, 330.1281b, 330.1400, 330.1420, 330.1423, 330.1425, 330.1426, 330.1427, 330.1429, 330.1430, 330.1434, 330.1435, 330.1438, 330.1452, 330.1461, 330.1463, 330.1498o, 330.1517, 330.1532, 330.1700, 330.1740, and 330.1742), sections 100a, 400, and 420 as amended by 2018 PA 595, section 100b as amended and section 281b as added by 2014 PA 200, sections 100c, 423, 425, 426, 427, 429, and 463 as amended by 2016 PA 320, sections 430, 498o, 700, and 740 as amended by 1995
PA 290, sections 434, 435, 438, 452, and 461 as amended by 2018 PA 593, sections 517 and 532 as amended by 2018 PA 596, and section 742 as amended by 2004 PA 527.

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.

 

 

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

House Bill No. 5336, entitled

A bill to amend 2018 PA 16, entitled 填niform commercial real estate receivership act, by amending the title and sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, and 25 (MCL 554.1011, 554.1012, 554.1013, 554.1014, 554.1015, 554.1016, 554.1017, 554.1018, 554.1021, 554.1022, 554.1023, 554.1024, 554.1025, 554.1026, 554.1028, 554.1029, 554.1030, 554.1031, and 554.1035).

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.

 

 

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

House Bill No. 4926, entitled

A bill to amend 2014 PA 86, entitled 鏑ocal community stabilization authority act, by amending sections 5, 13, and 14 (MCL 123.1345, 123.1353, and 123.1354), as amended by 2018 PA 247.

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.

 

 

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

House Bill No. 4928, entitled

A bill to amend 2014 PA 86, entitled 鏑ocal community stabilization authority act, by amending section 17 (MCL 123.1357), as amended by 2018 PA 616.

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.

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

House Bill No. 4929, entitled

A bill to amend 2014 PA 86, entitled 鏑ocal community stabilization authority act, by amending section 16a (MCL 123.1356a), as amended by 2018 PA 247.

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.

 

 

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

House Bill No. 4930, entitled

A bill to amend 2014 PA 86, entitled 鏑ocal community stabilization authority act, by amending section 18 (MCL 123.1358), as amended by 2018 PA 616.

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.

 

 

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

House Bill No. 5482, entitled

A bill to provide for certain requirements regarding suicide prevention for schools; to prescribe the rights, powers, duties, and privileges of schools, school districts, public school academies, intermediate school districts, and other public school entities; to provide for and prescribe the powers and duties of certain state departments; and to provide for the regulation of certain school employees.

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.

 

 

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

House Bill No. 5339, entitled

A bill to amend 1995 PA 29, entitled 填niform unclaimed property act, by amending section 36a
(MCL 567.256a), as added by 2016 PA 312.

Substitute (S-3)

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.

 

 

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

House Bill No. 5340, entitled

A bill to amend 1995 PA 29, entitled 填niform unclaimed property act, by amending section 36
(MCL 567.256), as amended by 2016 PA 312.

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.

 

 

The President, Lieutenant Governor Gilchrist, resumed the Chair.

 

By unanimous consent the Senate returned to the order of

Messages from the House

 

 

House Bill No. 5396, entitled

A bill to make, supplement, adjust, and consolidate appropriations for various state departments and agencies, the judicial branch, and the legislative branch 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 nonconcurred in the Senate substitute (S-1) and appointed Representatives Hernandez, Miller and Hoadley as conferees.

The message was referred to the Secretary for record.

 

 

Senate Bill No. 927, entitled

A bill to amend 1979 PA 94, entitled 典he state school aid act of 1979, by amending sections 11, 17b, 201, and 236 (MCL 388.1611, 388.1617b, 388.1801, and 388.1836), sections 11 and 236 as amended by 2019 PA 162, section 17b as amended by 2007 PA 137, and section 201 as amended by 2019 PA 52.

The House of Representatives has appointed Representatives Hernandez, Miller and Hoadley as conferees to join with Senators Stamas, Schmidt and Hertel.

The bill was referred to the Conference Committee.

 

By unanimous consent the Senate proceeded to the order of

Statements

 

 

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

The motion prevailed.

Senator McMorrow痴 statement is as follows:

In 2007, I won a national car design competition. That win afforded me the opportunity to debut my design at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. I distinctly remember one conversation at the show with a dad who had brought his two teenage sons. We got to talking about school, my experience at Notre Dame, the competition, and the details of my design. His sons eyes lit up as they heard from me and thought about their own future. So I was floored when, reading one of my favorite websites that was covering the event,
I read a comment from that same father. He said, 的 took my sons to see the show and met Mallory McMorrow. Let me be the first to say耀he痴 much better looking in person than in pictures. And surprisingly, she痴 actually articulate.

When I went to check into the hotel, I told the man behind the counter that I壇 flown in for the show. Without hesitation he said, 徹h, you must be one of those 礎ooth babes, huh? The women who stand in front of the cars, as objects, to be looked at. Seen and not heard.

Years later, I applied for an apartment in Brooklyn after being recruited for a job in New York. I brought three years of bank statements, a letter from my previous landlord, and a letter from my employer with my salary and compensation details. I made more than enough and had excellent credit. In my meeting with the two older male property managers, they reviewed all of my documents. One asked, 鉄o, will you be moving in with your husband? despite seeing only one name on the application. He followed, 展ill your father be helping you with this apartment?

And in 2018 while knocking on doors, I met a woman about my mom痴 age who asked if I had any children. When I said no, she asked, 泥o you plan on having children? How many? And when? She followed, 的知 sorry. I can稚 vote for somebody who won稚 be able to do this job.

I could go on and on about the regular, constant signals that are sent to women葉hat you are out of place and out of line. Ruth Bader Ginsburg understood that underlying message預nd more explicitly, the outward message and the reality傭etter than anyone else. That nowhere in the Constitution did it explicitly state equal rights for women. In fact, the only mention of the word 壮ex or any reference to women or gender at all is once in the 19th Amendment.

As the women痴 equality movement gained momentum預nd opposition擁n the 60s and 70s, Ruth faced her own hurdles. Despite graduating first in her class from Columbia Law School, she was rejected in 1960 for a clerkship position on account of her gender. She later co-founded the Women痴 Rights Protection Project at the ACLU, and against the urgings of her colleagues at the heart of the movement who wanted her to take up any of the countless cases of flagrant discrimination against women, Ruth had a more strategic plan葉aking up discrimination cases against men.

In Oklahoma in the 1970s, men were allowed to legally buy beer at the age of 21. Women, on the other hand, were allowed to buy beer at 18妖eemed the more demure, responsible, less reckless segment of the population. Ginsburg found the case working its way through the lower courts and took it up, advising the plaintiff痴 attorney, submitting an amicus brief, and seeing it all the way to the Supreme Court. She knew, in that moment, in that reality, that the all-male panel of Supreme Court justices would not only have no sympathy for discrimination cases against women, but that fundamentally they wouldn稚 understand them. She understood that we, as humans, relate to the world by drawing from our own experiences. Therefore, by making the case that men should have the same rights as women to buy beer, the underlying reading of the 14th Amendment痴 Equal Protection Clause would be that differential treatment on the basis of sex was worthy of additional scrutiny and could be discrimination under the law. And for the first time in history, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it to be so.

That ruling and her lifetime of work for the first time created protections for women against discrimination. Because of her work, women can have our own bank accounts, our own credit cards, and sign leases for apartments and property of our own. Women can play sports in school, attend the Virginia Military Institute, and so much more. She paved the way for women like me to be standing here today, pregnant, in the workplace.

It may take generations to change the underlying attitudes of women in this country to finally be treated as true equals. But Ruth Bader Ginsburg預 true giant the likes of which we値l never see again様aid the groundwork over her entire lifetime and paved the way for us to follow. May her memory be an inspiration.

 

A moment of silence was observed in memory of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

 

 

Announcements of Printing and Enrollment

 

 

The Secretary announced that the following bills were printed and filed on Wednesday, September 16, and are available on the Michigan Legislature website:

Senate Bill Nos. 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124

House Bill Nos. 6230 6231 6232 6233 6234 6235 6236 6237 6238 6239

 

 

Committee Reports

 

 

COMMITTEE ATTENDANCE REPORT

 

The Joint Select Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic (HCR 20) submitted the following:

Meeting held on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at 8:15 a.m., Room 519, House Office Building

Present: Senators Nesbitt, LaSata, Hertel, and Hollier

Excused: Senator Schmidt

 

 

COMMITTEE ATTENDANCE REPORT

 

The Senate Fiscal Agency Governing Board submitted the following:

Meeting held on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at 8:30 a.m., Harry T. Gast Appropriations Room, 3rd Floor, Capitol Building

Present: Senators Stamas (C), Shirkey, Bumstead, Ananich and Hertel

 

 

 

COMMITTEE ATTENDANCE REPORT

 

The Committee on Oversight submitted the following:

Meeting held on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., Room 403, 4th Floor, Capitol Building

Present: Senators McBroom (C), Lucido, Theis, MacDonald and Irwin

 

 

COMMITTEE ATTENDANCE REPORT

 

The Committee on Oversight submitted the following:

Meeting held on Thursday, September 17, 2020, at 8:00 a.m., Room 1100, Binsfeld Office Building

Present: Senators McBroom (C), Lucido, Theis, MacDonald and Irwin

 

 

COMMITTEE ATTENDANCE REPORT

 

The Committee on Advice and Consent submitted the following:

Meeting held on Thursday, September 17, 2020, at 10:30 a.m., Room 1100, Binsfeld Office Building

Present: Senators Nesbitt (C), Theis, McBroom and Hertel

Scheduled Meetings

 

 

Advice and Consent - Thursday, September 24, 12:00 noon, Room 1100, Binsfeld Office Building
(517) 373-5312

 

Appropriations

 

Subcommittee

 

Joint Capital Outlay Wednesday, September 23, 3:00 p.m., Room 352, House Appropriations Room, 3rd Floor, Capitol Building (517) 373-2115

 

Conference Committee -

 

Education Omnibus FY 2020-21 (SB 927) - Wednesday, September 23, 9:30 a.m., Harry T. Gast Appropriations Room, 3rd Floor, Capitol Building (517) 373-2768

 

Economic and Small Business Development Thursday, September 24, 12:00 noon, Harry T. Gast Appropriations Room, 3rd Floor, Capitol Building (517) 373-1721

 

Energy and Technology Wednesday, September 23, 9:00 a.m., Senate Hearing Room, Ground Floor,
Boji Tower (517) 373-1721

 

Finance Wednesday, September 23, 12:00 noon, Room 403, 4th Floor, Capitol Building (517) 373-5312

 

Judiciary and Public Safety Wednesday, September 23, 3:30 p.m. and Thursday, September 24, 8:30 a.m., Harry T. Gast Appropriations Room, 3rd Floor, Capitol Building (517) 373-5312

 

Legislative Council Wednesday, September 23, 9:00 a.m., Harry T. Gast Appropriations Room, 3rd Floor, Capitol Building (517) 373-0212

 

Local Government Thursday, September 24, 1:30 p.m., Room 1100, Binsfeld Office Building
(517) 373-5314

 

Natural Resources Wednesday, September 23, 8:00 a.m., Room 1100, Binsfeld Office Building
(517) 373-5312

 

Oversight Wednesday, September 23, 8:30 a.m., Room 403, 4th Floor, Capitol Building (517) 373-5312

 

 

Senator MacGregor moved that the Senate adjourn.

The motion prevailed, the time being 12:33 p.m.

 

The President, Lieutenant Governor Gilchrist, declared the Senate adjourned until Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at 10:00 a.m.

 

 

MARGARET O達RIEN

Secretary of the Senate