Bills to Watch
 

Bills To Watch

2021-2022 Session

Updated January 15, 2022
Sponsor: Runestad
Limits millage questions to the November general election.
Bill Status:
6/23/2021 Hearing before Senate Elections Committee.

Sponsor: Horn
Provides supplemental appropriations for capital outlay projects for the FY 2020 - 2021 fiscal year.
Bill Status:
1/27/2021 Introduced and referred to Senate Appropriations Committee.

Sponsor: Victory
Provides for omnibus general fund appropriations for Fiscal Year 2021-2022.
Bill Status:
Public Act 87 of 2021.

Sponsor: Bayer
Allows for higher education room and board expenses to be included under the Promise Zone Authority Act.
Bill Status:
12/2/2021 Passed Senate and transmitted to House.

Sponsor: various
Eliminates May regular election and August regular election and replaces them with March regular election and June regular election.
Bill Status:
6/23/2021 Hearing before Senate Elections Committee.

Sponsor: various
Allows electronic publication of public notices.
Bill Status:
10/5/2021 Passed Senate and transmitted to House.

Sponsor: Schmidt
Provides an affirmative defense for covered entities with cybersecurity programs under certain circumstances.
Bill Status:
1/25/2022 Hearing before Senate Energy & Technology Committee.

Sponsor: LaSata/Schmidt
Modify provisions of the Michigan New Jobs Training Program.
Bill Status:
11/30/2021 Introduced and referred to Senate Education and Career Readiness Committee.

Sponsor: Barrett
Prohibits School Aid Fund revenues from being spent on higher education.
Bill Status:
1/13/2021 Introduced and referred to Senate Appropriations Committee.

Sponsor: Anthony/VanSingel
Modifies eligibility for Michigan Competitive Scholarships and Michigan Tuition Grants due to pandemic.
Bill Status:
Public Acts 40 & 41 of 2021.

Sponsor: Albert
Multisection school aid supplemental for fiscal year 2020-2021.
Bill Status:
2/17/2021 Reported from House Appropriations Committee.

Sponsor: Albert
Modifies use of a level dollar method for paying off unfunded actuarial accrued liability in the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System.
Bill Status:
2/17/2021 Hearing before House Appropriations Committee.

Sponsor: Huizenga
Provides for community college and university operating appropriations for Fiscal Year 2021-2022.
Bill Status:
Public Act 86 of 2021.

Sponsor: Maddock
Provides Fiscal Year 2021-2022 capital outlay appropriations.
Bill Status:
5/26/2021 House nonconcurred in Senate changes.

Sponsor: various
Eliminates May and August regular election dates and moves primary elections to June.
Bill Status:
4/27/2021 Passed House and referred to Senate Elections Committee.

Sponsor: Cambensy
Prohibits using a position of authority to prevent reporting a potential violation to a Title IX coordinator.
Bill Status:
11/9/2021 Referred to Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee.

Sponsor: Johnson
Doubles the small taxpayer exemption for personal property taxes from $80,000 to $160,000.
Bill Status:
Public Act 150 of 2021.

Sponsor: VanSingel/Steckloff
Prohibits a community college district that begins new baccalaureate degree programs from levying and collecting property taxes.
Bill Status:
10/5/2021 Introduced and referred to House Tax Policy Committee.

Sponsor: Green
Clarifies that one or more members of a public body may participate in a meeting remotely but not vote, as long as the meeting is in person with a quorum of members physically present.
Bill Status:
10/21/2021 Introduced and referred to House Local Government and Municipal Finance Committee.

Sponsor: Griffin
Increases limitation on aggregate outstanding obligation for new jobs training program agreements.
Bill Status:
1/20/2022 Hearing before House Workforce, Trades, & Talent Committee.

Sponsor: Roth/Damoose
Authorizes community colleges to confer baccalaureate of science in nursing degrees.
Bill Status:
12/7/2021 Reported from House Education Committee.