CTA = Call To Action
CTA-MS = Call To Action Michigan Senator
CTA-MH = Call to Action Michigan House of Representative
CTA-US = Call To Action US Senator
CTA-UH = Call To Action US House of Representative
|As of January 1, 2024
|MI House Bills 4410 to 5389
|MI Senate Bills 0001 to 0697
|21 Joint Resolutions Introduced = potential Michigan Constitution amendments
|321 new Public Acts in 2023 reported on State legislature website as of the date of January 1, 2024
|Please be advised that this list may be incomplete due to the significant number of proposed bills
|For details on Michigan bills go to: https://www.legislature.mi.gov
|For details on US bills go to: https://www.congress.gov/
|RECOMMEND OPPOSITION TO THE FOLLOWING BILLS-CONTACT MICHIGAN SENATORS & REPS!
|An "X" in the House or Senate Column indicates the bill has been passed in that chamber
|Creates "Death with Dignity Act" allows for the assisted suicide by medication. of a terminal ill person, who has a disease that would result in death within six months. Tie Bar with SB0680 and SB0678
|Amends sections of PA116 of 1954, recount petitions must be filled within 48 hours instead of 6 days. increases the fees for a recount petition, modifies the recount process.
|Tie bar with SB0603, removes "misconduct of election employees in recount, or county and local" adds Individuals interfering with a recount or activities relating to recount. Max of 5 years
|Allows for the criminal charges to be brought against a person who has made another person feel threaten, terrorized, frightened, intimidated, harassed or fearful Tie Bar with SB0600. (During Covid, some people felt frighten or terrorized if you were not wearing a mask, a person rights should never be taken away because of another person's feelings)
|Tie Bar with SB0605 and SB0607, cleanup criteria and target detection limits developed by Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy instead of the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
|Amends Truth in renting act to force landlords to pay for lawn maintenance and snow removal, pest and vermin control, cooking appliances or a refrigerator. Etc.
|Amends sec. 33 of 2005 PA 244 payday lending to grant annual percentage rate not to exceed 36% (too high)
|Tie bar SB600 enhances ethnic intimidation, threatening, word or act against race, color religion, gender etc..,
|Same asHB4949 creates abortion bill repeals legal birth definition act and legal personhood. repeals PA 360 of 2002, repeals abortion insurance opt-out act.
|Tie Bar with SB0587 allows wind and solar or energy storage facilities between 50 to 100 megawatts to apply to the MPSC preempts local authority (Same as HB5122 and HB5123)
|Tie Bar with SB0588, allows wind, solar, or energy storage facilities that has 100 megawatts to apply with the MPSC and preempts local regulations and authority same as HB5120 and HB5121
|By 9-30-27 revoke teaching programs that prepares individual to serve as Pre K-12 certificated special ed
|Establish a refrigeration facility for dead bodies. The facility can be used to practice mortuary science Tie Bar with SB0545
|University receiving appropriation in section 236 shall have all students received the resident tuition rates
|Recess is considered to be pupil instruction time as provided under section 101
|Changed 1979 PA 94 to include that recess is considered to be pupil instruction time
|Creates abortion act, prohibits a government entity from regulating abortions at any stage, repeals partial-birth abortion ban, repeals abortion insurance opt-out act.
|Enacts a water shutoff protection act
|Creates the water rate affordability fund.
|Creates the water rate affordability program.
|Bonus payments to certain State emp., powers/duties of certain state/local officers & entities
|Mobile Homes: requires written leases
|Mobile Homes: modifies Mobile Home Commission Act. Tie Bar with SB0486, 0490, 0488, 0489
|Mobile Homes: Procedure for declaring abandoned
|Mobile Homes: modifies Mobile Home Commission Act. Tie Bar with SB0486, 0490, 0488, 0489
|Mobile Homes : Increases bureaucracy and fees on mobile home parks
|Requires Medicaid to comply with upper payment limits
|Requires Insurance Co. doing business in MI to comply with upper payment limits
|Creates the prescription Drug Affordability Board & Council appointed by the governor
|Tie Bar with SB0474 removes sentencing guidelines to reflect repeals of SB0474
|Sentencing guideline Tie Bar SB0471 (0471 includes "harass" with telecommunication service)
|Provide MOBILE operators or chauffeurs license
|Provide MOBILE enhanced driver license or MOBILE enhanced official state personal id card
|Provide MOBILE official state personal identification card Tie Bar with SB0460 & SB0461
|Significantly expands the beverage container bottle deposit and revenue distribution
|Provides regulation for a contractor to pay subcontractor and supplier in a regulated amount of time
|Corporate income tax credit for use of sustainable aviation fuel
|Film and media industry corporation income tax credit - administration of Tie - Bar with SB0438
|Restore corporate income tax credits for film and media incentive
|Local governments must provide language assistance if 100 - 600 voters or 2.5% need assistance
|Creates a database of all data of an election and population, administered by a universities or SOS
|Creates new act allows for alternative methods of elections, or re-districting if protected voter cannot vote their choice, provides grants to community-based organizations for: get-out-the vote, registration drives , etc. Tie Bar with SB0402 and SB0403
|Authorizes DEGLE to issue emergency orders to owner of bottomland to remove a structure or fill
|Regulation for escheating unclaimed property of military personnel, modifying the dormancy period
|Regulation on designation of inactive accounts at credit unions
|Modifies the laws for absentee voting and early voting
|Requires state agencies to create and implement a language access plan for non English persons
|Significantly increases fines for natural gas violations
|Expands welfare by way of the Michigan energy assistance act
|Amends sec 3 of 2008 PA 549 to provide on-campus room and board expenses in a promise zone
|Defines conversion therapy as informing a minor that their sex is based on their biological sex
|Prohibits conversion therapy of a minor (as Conversion therapy define extremely confusing)
|Election of a county executive in a charter county
|Presidential candidate being elected by having the largest national popular vote.
|Uniformed service members voting absentee ballot can be received up to 6 days after the election.
|Agreement among the states to elect the President by national popular vote.
|Entirely repeals 1979 PA101 and replaces it with HB5353 which does not include a review board that allows local government to appeal a decision made by the legislative body, removes section 5(4), which is a safety net for local government.
|Establishes Federal control over advanced air mobility or vertiport by passing local control Tie Bar with HB5332
|Amends insurance code 1956 PA218 insurance providers to license a mental health provider within time constraints, expands the definition of a mental health or substance use disorder provider to include a physician, psychologist licensed bachelor social worker etc.., (under 2023 PA 83 a physician can file an extreme risk protection order)
|Creates new act using certain factors for affordable housing one which is no more than 30% of their income for gross housing cost. The national average is 31% spend over 30% of their income on housing.
|State identification cards to indicate sex designation as "M", "F", or "X".
|Provides for adding the sex designation on a driver license - operator's or chauffeur's license to indicate "M", "F", or "X",
|Name Change Act modified to eliminate mandatory finger prints to determine if the name change is for fraud
|Prohibits concealed pistols in the State Capitol Building, House and Senate Office Buildings
|Hate crime bill similar to HB4474 - but it acknowledges the right to free speech Tie Bar with 5289
|Tie Bar 5283 appropriate money to Department Health & Human Services for health information exchange
|Establishes a health data utility that unified health care records, increases the connection of health providers
|Prohibits the licensing and hiring of law enforcement officers if they were involved in a hate group within seven years Tie Bar HB5282. (support as long as MAGA is not considered a hate group.
|Tie Bar with HB5277 -> HB5279, Creates the office of mental health and suicide prevention for veteran. The office shall collect data on veteran mental health and substance abuse , including, but not limited to, statistics related to post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injuries, substance abuse and addiction, and suicide. (Could this be used to disarm the veteran in the light of the red flag laws?)
|Grape & wine council established, 10 person appointed by the governor, recommended by others
|Tie Bar with HB5245 & HB5247 cleanup criteria and target detection limits developed by Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy instead of the United States Environmental Protection Agency
|Relocation assistance paid to the tenant by the landlord 3 months worth of rent if the building is dangerous
|Provide legal services to income-eligible individual tenants or landlords
|Requirement to accept and screen application first-come first served if all qualify
|3rd party audits of the existing electric utility infrastructure and emergency preparedness
|Establish resiliency hubs in local municipalities by Emergency management and Homeland Security
|New act forms sent to US Energy Information Admin for local consumption of energy; refinery report
|Amend 1939 PA 3 Develop program for eligible fixed income households regarding utility payments, shut-off notices; The bill would also add eligible person with a disability customers to provisions concerning service rates for different customer classes. Tie Bar with HB5216, HB2219, HB5220, HB2221, HB2222. In the event that additional resources were required, the MPSC is financed primarily by public utility assessments levied on the utilities, so any additional incurred costs would likely be factored into the assessment and sufficiently mitigated
|Amends 3103 of 1004 PA 451 to allow Department of Environment, great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) to promulgating rules that are not authorized in the statute
|Adding agricultural processing to a qualified commercial activity
|Health: access to sterile needles provided for
|Instruction in organ or tissue donation required in education curriculum includes grade 9
|Tie Bar HB5158->HB5162creates a database of mobile home parks or seasonal mobile home parks; the fees for owning a mobile or seasonal home park greatly increases; adopting methods of declaring a mobile home abandoned; regulates the sale of a mobile home park.
|Tie Bar HB5153 second amendment restriction: can not use, transport, purchase, carry, ship, receive, distribute a firearm or ammunition if convicted of domestic violence or have a felony
|SOS may destroy certain traffic violations after five years
|Redistricting court of appeals creating district 5 in which the top two judges would have a ten yr. term
|Establish a property assessed clean energy program, assessment places a lien on property HB5119
|Allows the commercial take of some game fish, many stocked using funds from recreational anglers
|Tie Bar 5105->5107 creates Michigan 360 programs; redistributes tax funds to businesses that share certain ideology with the intent to help communities and grow businesses in Michigan
|MSF to create and operate a research and development tax credit Tie bar HB5100 -> HB5102,
|Create dyslexia resource guide advisory committee
|MI Strategic Fund instead of State Admin Board approve the designations of Renaissance zones
|New Act streamlined state permit act - each state department must submit a report to the governor about all types of permits and terms of the permits
|New Act air pollution and low-carbon reduced by 35% by 2035 using "lock down" 2019 as baseline
|Tie Bar HB5082 allows recess time to be counted as instructional time
|Tie Bar HB5064 allows students to be treated with marihuana infused products and CBD during school
|Creates new commission appointed by governor to replace commission repealed in HB5060
|Repeal 1981 PA 230 MCL 400.1101 - .1119
|Allows for a petition signed by 10% of more, can place on the ballot; asking should village officer term to be limited to a maximum of 8 years amends 1895 PA 3
|Distribute $30,000 to each county prosecutor's office for ongoing prosecutorial expenses
|Governor appointed board of 14 within DHHS initiate complaints against guardian and conservators
|Modify medical examiners to include pathologist to complete the certification of death
|Tie Bar 5033 amends 1945 PA200 exempts MSHDA land use restrictions from act provision (S)
|Prohibits Homeowners Assoc. from blocking energy-saving improvements ( gov't overreach)
|Community & Worker Eco Transition Act creates committee to implement transition plan
|Police need blue belt or higher in Brazilian jiu-jitsu or equivalent training in 2027 4 hrs. grappling
|Amends laws to allow Department of Treasury to collect city taxes for a city
|Amends law to allow State Tax Commission to appoint an assessor under certain conditions
|Repeals laws that protect the rights of faith based child placing agency to uphold their beliefs
|Tie Bar with HB4966 Adds LVTs to the Income Tax Act of 1967
|Tie Bar to HB4966 amends the neighborhood enterprise Zone Act if a LVTs was in affect
|Tie Bar HB4966 Amends Tax Reverted Clean Title Act to include LVTs
|Tie Bar with HB4966; adds Land Value Tax to the general property tax act
|Land Tax Equity Act, must be voted in, vacant land to be taxed at a higher rate than homes
|Creates a task force to educate on climate change, energy sources, healthy lifestyles
|Allows Medicaid to cover abortion Tie Bar to HB4958
|Repeals MCL400.109a, MCL400.109d, and MCL400.109e allows public funds to fund abortions, Tie Bar with HB4949 and HB4959
|Allows institution of higher education to provide referrals for abortion services Tie Bar HB4949
|Redefines the term abortion in the "Born Alive Infant Protection Act" Tie Bar to HB 4950
|Repeals MCL333.2856, MCL333.2836 requirements for disposing of baby remains, repeals MCL333.2837 reporting of injuries during abortions, repeals MCL333.17014 & .17015 24 hour waiting period, repeals clinic licensing regulations & a physical exam before drugs
|Allows local government to control the amount of rent charged
|Delegate authority to manage natural resources from Legislators to others to revised rules
|Creates automatic speed limits enforcement in school zones for 10 over, $150 fine
|Creates a homeless bill of rights, right to vote, right to move freely in public places, sidewalks, parks
|Restore corporate income tax credits for film and media incentives Tie-bar with HB4908
|Allows garnishment for child support, but exempt other garnishments such as unemployment, federal earned income tax credit, disability benefits, workers compensation
|Amends to mobile home commission act - An unlicensed owner of a mobile home park must apply for a license within the 30 days of notice or face a fine of not more than 100,000.
|Establishes the procedure for a mobile home park to acquire an abandoned mobile home liens free if the lien holder does not remove the mobile home within 30 days
|A landlord cannot do a criminal background check on potential tenants
|Prohibits a pet shop from selling or adopting, a dog, cat or rabbit effective July 1, 2025
|Requires an owner of bottomland to remove a structure or fill if deemed an emergency by state
|Prohibits a landlord from using a tenant's credit score as a deciding factor for lease eligibility
|Public Service Commission mandate tie Bar HB4759, HB4761
|Renewable energy standards increases, estab a carbon-free energy 60% by 2030, 100% BY 2035
|Creates election day voting centers (removed from the clerks office) if the city or township has processed 500 or more election day voter's registration in either or both November elections
|Removes election felony for disclosing election result or how a ballot voted
|Voters who submit an AV ballot application once then\ have the right to AV ballots in the future
|Including minimum staffing levels to collecting bargaining of public employees
|Creates an absentee voter ballot application and tracking system
|Requires MI Dept of corrections to provide prisoners info on voter registration and election process
|Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act (NREPA) prohibits local regulation of sand and gravel mining and trucking, Tie Bar HB4527 and HB4526
|Regulate the sewage and on site wastewater treatment systems
|Sentencing increased for intimidating/harassing protected class (gender identity or expression)
|Expands intimidation or harass based on actual or perceived characteristics including gender identity or expression
|Agreement among States to elect the President by national popular vote Amends MCL168.42
|Allow anyone to obtain a State ID regardless of citizenship or legal presence in US
|Allow anyone to obtain a driver license regardless of citizenship or legal presence in US
|Penalties and remedies for misclassification of an independent contractors
|Matching state grants program for certain local millages in eligible municipality create new act
|Require to be chosen from each congressional district. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4216
|One presidential elector chosen from each 3 congressional district & 2 shall be chosen at large.
|Amend to allow the spouse of overseas active service member to vote electronically
|Prohibits the sale firearms to a person under 21 yrs. old, changed from 18 years old.
|Prohibits open carry of firearms in a local unit of government
|Agreement among States to elect the President by national popular vote, not electoral college
|Prohibits firearms in all buildings owned or leased by the State
|Intimidating an election official or preventing them from doing their job would be a felony
|Prohibits a firearm 100 ft from an absentee counting board while ballots are being counted
|Prohibits a firearm 100 ft of polling place; prohibits a firearm for 40 days before election at a drop box
|Removes physician and adds health care professionals performing abortions
|Allows a homeless or runaway youth access to health care without parental consent
|Provides shelter for a homeless or runaway youth for up to 72 hours without parental consent
|Statewide presidential primary election must be conducted on Feb. 27, 2024, 4th Tues. in Feb.
|RECOMMEND SUPPORT FOR THE FOLLOWING MICHIGAN BILLS
|Provides for firearm safety instruction in grade 6 through 12.
|Required the notification to the parents or legal guardians of any long-term impact decision made by or on the behalf of a child.
|Prohibits the purchasing or state procurement of electric motor vehicles made with forced labor or oppressive child labor.
|Prohibits the department or state agency from entering into a contract to acquire solar panels or components of solar panels, if oppressive child labor is used in their production or mining of components. Tie Bar with HB5325
|Prohibits Michigan Strategy Fund from providing a grant, loan, or other economic assistance for a project that utilizes forced labor.
|Modify the Public service commission terms and increase the size from three to five, the last two appointments are recommended by the speaker of the House of Representative and the Senate Majority Leader.
|Prohibits the awarding of contracts to financial institutions that refuse to do business with certain persons ie firearms dealers.
|Required to report general appropriation bills for the upcoming fiscal year no later than 90 days after the first day of regular session
|MCL may not be amended by an appropriation bill. Other legislative rules regarding the timing and distributing of the appropriation bills before any votes take place.
|RECOMMEND SUPPORT FOR THE FOLLOWING U.S. BILLS-CONTACT YOUR U.S. SENATORS & REPS!
|Censure Adam Schiff
|To amend title 5 of the United Sates Code to require certain financial disclosures regarding all children of the President and the Vice President, and for other purposes.
|To require the maintenance of the country of origin markings for imported goods produced in the West Bank or Gaza and for other purposes
|To the direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to investigate and remove aliens providing false information about drug related grounds of inadmissibility
|To apply the Freedom of Information Act to actions and decisions of the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for communications and information in carrying out of the broadband equity access and deployment program
|To amend the consolidated farm and rural development Act to reduce the eligibility requirement for the direct farm realestate loans, and for other purposes
|To authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor to Joseph M. Perez for acts of valor while serving as a member of the Army during Vietnam War
|To amend Title 19 of the Social Security Act to allow states more flexibility with respect to using contractors to make eligibility determinations and redeterminations on behalf of the state Medicaid Plan and for other purposes
|To promote election integrity, voter confidence, and faith in elections by removing Federal impediments to, equipping States with tools for, and establishing voluntary considerations to support effective State administration of Federal elections, improving election administration in the District of Columbia, improving the effectiveness of military voting programs, enhancing election security, and protecting political speech, and for other purposes.
|To Protect Our Civil Liberties Act (Repeal the USA Patriot Act Indefinitely)
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|To terminate the Office of Gun Violence Prevention in the Executive Office of the President and prohibit the establishment of any similar successor office
|To develop and disseminate a civic education curriculum and oral history resources regarding certain political ideologies
|To promote freedom, fairness, and economic opportunity by repealing the income tax and other taxes, abolishing the Internal Revenue Service, and enacting a national sales tax to be administered primarily by the States.