Bills to Watch
 

Bills To Watch

2019-2020 Session

Updated October 11, 2019
Sponsor: Barrett
Revises the Michigan Constitution by eliminating reference to higher education as a permissible use for the School Aid Fund.
Bill Status:
1/15/2019 Introduced and referred to Senate Appropriations Committee.

Sponsor: McBroom
Creates requirements as to what is to be considered in certain tax tribunal determinations in assessment disputes.
Bill Status:
1/15/2019 Introduced and referred to Senate Finance Committee.

Sponsor: McBroom
Sets requirements under the Tax Tribunal Act for what is to be considered in certain tribunal determinations in assessment disputes.
Bill Status:
1/16/2019 Introduced and referred to Senate Finance Committee.

Sponsor: Hertel
Creates a state tax credit for the payment of certain student loans.
Bill Status:
2/5/2019 Introduced and referred to Senate Finance Committee.

Sponsor: Runestad
Revises remedies for Open Meetings Act violations.
Bill Status:
2/7/2019 Introduced and referred to Senate Judicary and Public Safety Committee.

Sponsor: LaSata
Provides appropriations for community colleges for Fiscal Year 2019-20.
Bill Status:
Public Act 52 of 2019.

Sponsor: Ananich
Provides for a Michigan Opportunity Scholarship tuition assistance program for certain undergraduate students attending certain colleges, universities and junior and community colleges.
Bill Status:
4/17/2019 Introduced and referred to Senate Appropriations Committee.

Sponsor: Horn
Would create a Michigan Reconnect Grant Act providing a financial aid program for certain residents seeking associate degrees of industry-recognized credentials from certain educational and jobs training programs.
Bill Status:
4/17/2019 Introduced and referred to Senate Appropriations Committee.

Sponsor: Hertel
Modifies the Healthy Michigan Plan recipients' workforce engagement monthly reporting requirements.
Bill Status:
Public Act 50 of 2019.

Sponsor: Hertel
Restores omnibus School Aid, higher education and community colleges funding for fiscal year 2019-20, including MI Reconnect program.
Bill Status:
10/10/2019 Introduced and referred to Senate Appropriations Committee.

Sponsor: Koleszar
Revises distributions from state School Aid Fund.
Bill Status:
2/28/2019 Introduced and referred to House Appropriations Committee.

Sponsor: LaFave
Requires certain tribunal determinations in assessment disputes as to the valuation of property.
Bill Status:
1/10/2019 Introduced and referred to House Local Government and Municipal Finance Committee.

Sponsor: Brixie
Modifies certain tribunal determinations in assessment disputes as to the valuation of property.
Bill Status:
1/16/2019 Introduced and referred to House Local Government and Municipal Finance Committee.

Sponsor: Miller
Revises remedies for violations of the open meetings act.
Bill Status:
9/3/2019 Hearing before House Judiciary Committee.

Sponsor: Farrington
Increases limitation on aggregate outstanding obligation for new jobs training program agreemens.
Bill Status:
10/8/2019 Hearing before House Education Committee.

Sponsor: Anthony
Creates Higher Education Sexual Assault Prevention, Advocacy and Resource Officer in Department of Civil Rights.
Bill Status:
5/14/2019 Hearing before House Judiciary Committee.

Sponsor: Hoadley
Creates Campus Sexual Assault Response Improvement Plan and Grant Act.
Bill Status:
5/14/2019 Hearing before House Judiciary Committee.

Sponsor: Cambensy
Prohibits using position of authority to prevent reporting of certain crimes to Title IX coordinator.
Bill Status:
6/19/2019 Passed House and trasmitted to Senate.

Sponsor: Reilly
Creates Campus Free Speech Act, Provides for safeguards for exercise of free speech rights on community college and university campuses.
Bill Status:
8/29/2019 Reported from House Oversight Committee and referred to House Judiciary Committee.

Sponsor: Iden
Clarifies scope of nonpaper physical media under the Freedom of Information Act.
Bill Status:
6/11/2019 Hearing before Senate Oversight Committee.

Sponsor: Frederick
Creates the Michigan Reconnect Grant Act.
Bill Status:
4/16/2019 Introduced and referred to House Appropriations Committee.

Sponsor: Kennedy
Provides for Michigan opportunity initiative.
Bill Status:
4/16/2019 Introduced and referred to House Appropriations Committee.