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MCCA Bills to Watch
Updated April 18, 2014

Bill # Sponsor Description Bill Status
HB 4001 Shirkey Limits charges for replying to a Freedom of Information Act request. 3/20/2014 Passed House and referred to Senate Government Operations Committee.
HB 4012 Heise Requires a candidate who submits nominating sigatures to file an affadavit attesting to their validity. 1/22/2013 Introduced and referred to House Elections and Ethics Committee
HB 4039 Jenkins Allows closed session under the Open Meetings Act for considering the sale of real property. 1/22/2013 Introduced and referred to House Oversight Committee.
HB 4088 Johnson Allows for completion of a career and technical education plan instead of a traditional high school diploma. 1/22/2013 Introduced and referred to House Education Committee.
HB 4102 Potvin Amends the Michigan Merit Curriculum. 1/24/2013 Introduced and referred to House Education Committee.
HB 4104 Schor Prohibits openly carrying a pistol in areas where the state bans concealed weapons. 1/24/2013 Introduced and referred to House Local Government Committee.
HB 4141 Somerville Prohibits a public employer from paying severance pay for voluntary termination under most conditions. 1/30/2013 Introduced and referred to House Local Government Committee.
HB 4148 Shirkey Expands authority of community colleges to grant baccalaureate degrees. 1/30/2013 Introduced and referred to House Education Committee.
HB 4170 Cotter Amends the Community College Act to eliminate references to city and township boards of canvassers. Public Act 53 of 2013.
HB 4182 Schor Creates an income tax credit against debt incurred to obtain a baccalaureate degree. 5/1/2013 Hearing before House Michigan Competitiveness Committee.
HB 4190 Farrington Addresses stranded costs in MPSERS. 4/25/2013 Hearing before House Financial Liability Reform Committee.
HB 4201 Kelly Prohibits public employees from using public resources for any political or union-related activity. 2/6/2013 Introduced and referred to House Oversight Committee.
HB 4228 Rogers Appropriates funds to schools, community colleges, and universities for
the 2013-2014 fiscal year.
Public Act 60 of 2013.
HB 4229 Haveman Clarifies MEAP testing for middle/early college students and allows them to use a 5-year graduation for calculating AYP, among other changes. Public Act 130 of 2013.
HB 4255 Farrington Prohibits credit card fees from being passed along to consumers. 4/10/2013 Hearing before House Commerce Committee.
HB 4314 McMillin Creates an Open Government Commission to hear FOIA complaints. 11/12/2013 Hearing before House Oversight Committee.
HB 4318 Johnson Allows community colleges to grant a bachelor of science in nursing. 2/26/2013 Introduced and referred to House Education Committee.
HB 4327 Farrington Allows a Corridor Improvement Authority to reset the baseline for property values after three successive years of losses. Public Act 232 of 2013.
HB 4363 Price Requires physical presence for voting members under Open Meetings Act. 5/16/2013 Passed House and referred to Senate Government Operations Committee.
HB 4472 Hovey-Wright Establishes grant program for high school graduates to attend state universities and community colleges. 3/19/2013 Introduced and referred to House Tax Policy
Committee.
HB 4493 Kesto Adds community college employees to the list of mandatory reporters for suspected child abuse. 2/4/2014 Passed House and referred to Senate Families, Seniors, & Human Services Committee.
HB 4549 MacMaster Prohibits public entities from competing against private sector entities in most circumstances. 4/16/2013 Introduced and referred to House Oversight Committee.
HB 4632 Schmidt Modifies vehicle registration fees. 6/18/2013 Hearing before House Transportation Committee.
HB 4713 Graves Modifies requirements for fire and other safety drills in classrooms and dormitories. Public Act 12 of 2014.
HB 4714 Lori Expands Medicaid eligibility and changes program parameters. Public Act 107 of 2013.
HB 4887 Lauwers Limits elections for millage increases to August and November. 11/12/2013 Hearing before House Ethics & Elections Committee.
HB 4955 Foster Prohibits school districts from placing additional restrictions on dual enrollment eligibility. 9/4/2013 Introduced and referred to House Education Committee.
HB 5035 Goike Requires colleges to ask applicants about veteran status during admissions process. 1/29/2014 Hearing before House Military & Veterans Affairs Committee.
HB 5036 Rendon Requires colleges to inform veterans about opportunities to obtain college credit for prior military service. 2/12/2014 Hearing before House Military & Veterans Affairs Committee.
HB 5210 Schmidt Removes acreage cap on DNR purchases and approves strategic plan. 1/21/2014 Hearing before House Natural Resources Committee.
HB 5311 Muxlow Provides appropriations for Community Colleges for fiscal year 2014 - 2015. 3/27/2014 Reported from House Appropriations Subcommittee on Community Colleges.
HB 5314 Rogers Provides omnibus appropriations for School Aid for fiscal year 2014 - 2015. 4/17/2014 Reported from House Appropriations Committee.
HB 5315 Knezek Establishes a pilot program for repayment of college costs based on postgraduate income. 2/12/2014 Introduced and referred to House Michigan Competitiveness Committee.
HB's 4072 - 4073 Nesbitt &
McBroom
Amends the Michigan Merit Curriculum. 1/22/2013 Introduced and referred to House Education
Committee.
HB's 4133 -4134, 4350 Johnson, Foster, & Leonard Allows retired corrections officers, certain law enforcement & military members, and prosecutors to carry weapons in a weapon-free zone. 12/3/2013 Reported from Senate Judiciary Committee.
HB's 4136 -
4137
Foster &
Ananich
Creates a loan repayment grant program for certain primary care health providers and students. 1/30/2013 Introduced and referred to House Education
Committee.
HB's 4172 - 4174 various Repeals prevailing wage law. 2/5/2013 Introduced and referred to House Commerce Committee.
HB's 4267 - 4268 Nathan Creates a Detroit college promise fund. 2/19/2013 Introduced and referred to House Tax Policy Committee.
HB's 4465 - 4466 McBroom & Johnson Amends the Michigan Merit Curriculum. 6/11/2013 Referred to Senate Education Committee.
HB's 5059 - 5060 Walsh & Kowall Creates a local government mandate panel and requires legislature to assess cost of bills to local governments. 10/8/2013 Introduced and referred to House Appropriations Committee.
HB's 5193 - 5194 McMillin Limits closing an open meeting to discuss pending litigation. 2/18/2014 Hearing before House Oversight Committee.
HCR 11 Kelly Authorizes Michigan to move forward with implementing Common Core State Standards. 10/29/2013 House concurred in Senate amendments.
HJR M Knezek Requires community colleges to charge in-district tuition for active duty military members, national guard members, and honorably discharged veterans. 9/18/2013 Hearing before House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee.
HR 75 Forlini Encourages US Secretary of Defense to Reinstate Military Tuition Assistance Program. 3/21/2013 Introduced and referred to House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee.
HR 301 Abed Memorializes Congress and the President to authorize Pay it Forward college finance programs. 2/11/2014 Introduced and referred to House Education Committee.
SB 1 Richardville Protects against employee misclassification. 1/16/2013 Introduced and referred to Senate Government Operations Committee.
SB 133 Caswell Allows opt-out from merit curriculum requirements for certain students. 1/31/2013 Introduced and referred to Senate Education Committee.
SB 199 Booher Appropriates funds to community colleges for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. 5/23/2013 Conference report signed.
SB 213 Green Eliminates gun-free zones, with certain exceptions. 2/20/2013 Introduced and referred to Senate Natural Resources, Environment, & Great Lakes Committee.
SB 223 Warren Creates the Michigan 2020 program to fund higher education. 2/27/2013 Introduced and referred to Senate Appropriations Committee.
SB 312 Hansen Amends Promise Zone Authority Act. Public Act 210 of 2013.
SB 323  Caswell Raises the multiplier for individual-and-spouse coverage.

12/5/2013 Re-referred to Senate Reforms, Restructuring, & Reinventing Committee.

SB 395 Caswell Clarifies the Publicly Funded Health Insurance Contribution Act. 5/29/2013 Hearing before Senate Reforms, Restructuring, & Reinventing Committee.
SB 408 Anderson Creates an income tax credit against debt incurred to obtain a baccalaureate degree. 11/13/2013 Reported from Senate Finance Committee.
SB 761 Booher Provides appropriations for Capital Outlay for fiscal year 2014 - 2015. 2/26/2014 Hearing before Senate Appropriations Committee
SB 762 Booher Provides appropriations for Community Colleges for fiscal year 2014 - 2015. 3/26/2014 Reported from Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Community Colleges.
SB 778 Kahn Provides for omnibus School Aid appropriations for fiscal year 2014 - 2015. 2/11/2014 Introduced and referred to Senate Appropriations Committee.
SB 784 Ananich Establishes a pilot program for repayment of college costs based on postgraduate income. 2/12/2014 Introduced and referred to Senate Appropriations Committee.
SB's 157 - 159 various Repeals prevailing wage law. 2/6/2013 Introduced and referred to Senate Government Operations Committee.
SB's 61 &
62
Hune & Smith Allows for merger of a nonprofit health care corporation and a nonprofit mutual disability insurer. Public Acts 3 & 4 of 2013.
SB's 495 - 498 various Addresses unfunded mandates for local governments. 9/17/2013 Introduced and referred to Senate Local Government and Elections Committee.
SB's 541 - 545 various Makes clarifications and modifies Public Employer Benefit Act. Public Acts 269 - 273 of 2013.

SB's 745 - 747

Booher/Hansen Sets parameters for concurrent enrollment programs. 1/29/2014 Introduced and referred to Senate Education Committee.
SB's 821 - 830 various Modifies personal property tax reforms passed in 2012. Public Acts 80 - 81 & 86 - 93 of 2014.
SCR 12 Walker Authorizes State Board of Education to continue work on Common Core State Standards. 10/16/2013 Introduced and referred to Senate Government Operations Committee.
SJR AA Caswell Requires School Aid Fund to be used only for school districts. 9/3/2013 Introduced and referred to Senate Appropriations Committee.
SJR DD Nofs Requires School Aid Fund to be used only for school districts and community colleges. 2/4/2014 Introduced and referred to Senate Appropriations Committee.
SR 37 Booher Addresses adjunct faculty hours under Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. 6/18/2013 Adopted by Senate.

 

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