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MCCA Bills to Watch

2017-2018 Session
Updated January 17, 2018


Bill # Sponsor Description Bill Status
HB 4001 Chatfield Rolls back individual income tax rate until it reaches 0%. 2/23/2017 Defeated on House floor.
HB 4002 VerHeulen Revises public notice requirements for local governments. 1/11/2017 Introduced and referred to House Local Government Committee.
HB 4069 Tedder Modifies the number of credits required to serve as a substitute teacher. 12/12/2017 Passed House and referred to Senate Education Committee.
HB 4077 Kesto Prohibits a public body from commencing a lawsuit against an entity that submits a FOIA request. 3/16/2017 Passed House and referred to Senate Government Operations Committee.
HB 4184 Theis Requires physical presence in order to vote under the Open Meetings Act. 5/31/2017 Passed House and referred to Senate Elections and Government Reform Committee.
HB 4313 Kelly Appropriates school aid, community college, and higher education budgets for the 2017-18 fiscal year. Public Act 108 of 2017.
HB 4323 Cox Appropriates general fund budget, including 2016-17 capital outlay authorizations. Public Act 107 of 2017.
HB 4457 Iden Expands financing options for college and university energy improvement projects. Public Act 133 of 2017.
HB's 4545 & 4546 Ellison & Howell Clarifies college access to student wage data. 11/1/2017 Reported from Senate Commerce Committee.
HB 4581 Reilly Regulates campus free speech. 5/3/2017 Introduced and referred to House Oversight Committee.
HB 4735 Miller Allows limited dual enrollment in out-of-state institutions. 11/29/2017 Reported from Senate Education Committee.
HBs 4814 - 4815 Albert/Lilly Limits millage questions to the November general election. 1/25/2018 Hearing before House Elections & Ethics Committee.
HB 5316 Frederick Redirects Local Community Stabilization Act Tier 3 payments to revenue sharing trust fund. 12/5/2017 Reported from House Michigan Competitiveness Committee.
HJR P Runestad Authorizes Legislature to regulate campus free speech. 10/5/2017 Hearing before House Oversight Committee.
SB 3 Robertson Eliminates prevailing wage requirements. 1/18/2017 Introduced and referred to Senate Michigan Competitiveness Committee.
SB 4 Brandenburg Rolls back individual income tax until the rate reaches zero. 1/18/2017 Introduced and referred to Senate Finance Committee.
SB 98 Ananich Increases the number of authorized Promise Zones. Public Act 150 of 2017.
SB 249 Shirkey Prohibits educational entities from putting limits on the sale or use of buildings Public Act 98 of 2017.
SB 259 Hildenbrand Revises eligibility requirements for the Independent Part Time Student Grant. 5/10/2017 Reported from Senate Appropriations Committee.
SB 260 Hildenbrand Extends State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement. Public Act 99 of 2017.
SBs 349 - 350 Colbeck Regulate campus free speech and create a state authority to oversee campus free speech. 5/26/2017 Hearing before Senate Judiciary Committee.
SB 401 Pavlov Moves new school employees to a defined benefit retirement plan. Public Act 92 of 2017.
SB 586 Shirkey Prohibits community colleges and other local governments from regulating weapons. 11/8/2017 Passed Senate and referred to Judiciary Committee.
SB 748 Brandenburg Expands personal exemption under Michigan's Income Tax. 1/17/2018 Passed Senate and transmitted to House.




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