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MCCA Bills to Watch

2017-2018 Session
Updated May 25, 2017

 

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 4032 Phelps Increases the number of authorized Promise Zones. 1/12/2017 Introduced and referred to House Education Reform Committee.
HB 4069 Tedder Modifies the number of credits required to serve as a substitute teacher. 4/27/2017 Reported from House Education Reform 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. 4/27/2017 Reported from House Oversight Committee.
HB 4230 Inman Provides for capital outlay budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year.  2/15/2017 Introduced and referred to House Appropriations Committee.
HB 4313 Kelly Appropriates school aid, community college, and higher education budgets for the 2017-18 fiscal year. 5/2/2017 Passed House and referred to Senate Committee of the Whole.
HB 4457 Iden Expands financing options for college and university energy improvement projects. 5/24/2017 Reported from House Local Government Committee.
HB's 4545 & 4546 Ellison & Howell Clarifies college access to student wage data. 5/18/2017 Passed House and referred to Senate Commerce Committee.
HB 4581 Reilly Regulates campus free speech. 5/3/2017 Introduced and referred to House Oversight Committee.
HB 4647 Albert Moves new school employees to a defined benefit retirement plan. 5/23/2017 Introduced and referred to House Education Reform 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. 5/16/2017 Passed Senate and referred to House Education Reform Committee.
SB 131 Hildenbrand Appropriates omnibus education funding for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.  2/9/2017 Introduced and referred to Senate Appropriations Committee.
SB 134 Booher Appropriates community college funding for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. 5/4/2017 Passed Senate and referred to House Appropriations Committee.
SB 179 Booher Provides for capital outlay budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year. 2/22/2017 Introduced and referred to Senate Appropriations Committee.
SB 249 Shirkey Prohibits educational entities from putting limits on the sale or use of buildings 5/23/2017 Passed Senate and referred to House Education Reform Committee.
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. 5/10/2017 Reported from Senate Appropriations Committee.
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. 5/23/2017 Introduced and referred to Senate Education Committee.

 

 

 

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