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Pension Tax
Bellino
Eliminates 3-tier limitations and restrictions on deduction for retirement or pension benefits based on taxpayer's age.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Tax Policy Committee (4/14/2021)
First Responders
Eisen
Prohibits assault against a first responder during a riot and provides penalties.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(1/26/2021; To Judiciary Committee)
First Responders
Eisen
Creates sentencing guidelines for assault against a first responder during a riot.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(1/26/2021; To Judiciary Committee)
Public Employees
Berman
Requires monthly internet posting to include list of employees, position title, classified or nonclassified civil service distinction and salary for each state department.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in Senate (5/11/2021; By Oversight Committee)
Tuition Assistance
Koleszar
Modifies tuition assistance benefits for certain survivors of Michigan police officers and Michigan fire fighters killed in the line of duty.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/2/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
Fair Employment
Johnson, C.
Prohibits employer inquiries regarding criminal history before offer of employment is made.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/2/2021; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Corrections Officers
Frederick
Makes corrections officers subject to the law enforcement officer separation of service record act.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (4/29/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Corrections Officers
Anthony
Expands personnel record release under the Bullard-Plawecki employee right to know act to include corrections officers in certain situations.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (4/29/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Traffic Violations
Howell
Eliminates collection of biometric data for traffic violation.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Judiciary Committee (2/23/2021)
HB 4171
PA 117
Occupational Cancer
Allor
Extends presumption of causation of occupational cancer to fire/crash rescue officers and forest fire officers.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(11/30/2021; Signed: November 30, 2021, Effective: November 30, 2021)
HB 4172
PA 129
Occupational Cancer
Yaroch
Extends presumption of causation for certain occupational diseases to part-time, paid on-call, and volunteer firefighters
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(12/17/2021; Signed: December 17, 2021, Effective: December 17, 2021)
Right to Work
Camilleri
Revises collective bargaining to restore former provisions.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/9/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Right to Work
Sabo
Allows requirement for agency fee for nonunion members in bargaining agreements and as condition of employment in public sector.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/9/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Paid Sick Time
Kuppa
Reverses changes made to the Earned Sick Time Act.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/9/2021; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Law Enforcement
Mueller
Increases penalties for disarming a law enforcement officer of a firearm if accomplished by force or if law enforcement officer is injured.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (3/25/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Law Enforcement
LaGrand
Provides for sentencing guidelines for disarming a law enforcement officer of a firearm if accomplished by force or if law enforcement officer is injured.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (3/25/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
HB 4247
PA 127
Tuition Assistance
Koleszar
Modifies tuition assistance benefits for certain survivors of Michigan police officers and Michigan fire fighters killed in the line of duty.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(12/17/2021; Signed: December 17, 2021, Effective: December 17, 2021)
Accrued Liabilities
Albert
Modifies use of a level dollar method for paying off unfunded actuarial accrued liability.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Appropriations Committee (2/17/2021)
Collective Bargaining
Hornberger
Makes calendar and schedule for school year prohibited subjects of bargaining.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/17/2021; To Education Committee)
Retirement Calculations
Paquette
Modifies calculation of unfunded actuarial accrued liability contributions.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in Senate (5/11/2022; S-1 substitute adopted; By Appropriations Committee)
Retirement Calculations
Johnson, S.
Revises method to calculate unfunded actuarial liability.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in Senate (5/11/2022; S-1 substitute adopted; By Appropriations Committee)
Retirement Calculations
Bollin
Revises method to calculate unfunded actuarial accrued liability and provides for certain members to opt out of retiree health benefits.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in Senate (5/11/2022; S-3 substitute adopted; By Appropriations Committee)
Retirement Calculations
Brann
Modifies calculation of unfunded actuarial accrued liability contributions.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in Senate (5/11/2022; S-1 substitute adopted; By Appropriations Committee)
HB 4281
PA 113
Law Enforcement
Garza
Modifies population threshold for qualified city in the police and fire protection act.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(11/10/2021; Signed: November 10, 2021, Effective: November 10, 2021)
Law Enforcement
Carter, T.
Requires certain law enforcement disciplinary personnel records to be subject to freedom of information act requests.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Use Of Force
Carter, T.
Provides for mandated reporting of incidents involving use of force.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Teachers
Damoose
Modifies exceptions to requirement to bargain collectively by certain employers.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (6/2/2021; To Education and Career Readiness Committee)
Teacher Bargaining
Bollin
Makes ending day of school year a prohibited subject of bargaining.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2021; To Education Committee)
Smoke Alarms
Mueller
Enacts requirements on power source for certain smoke alarm devices.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in Senate (6/10/2021; By Economic and Small Business Development Committee)
Minimum Wage
Aiyash
Increases minimum wage rate and indexes to inflation.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/2/2021; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Supplemental Appropriations
Albert
Provides for multi-department supplemental for 2021-22.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (5/18/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
First Responders
Hammoud
Provides for paid time-off for first responders affected by a public health emergency.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/3/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Corrections Officer Wellness
Lightner
Creates Corrections Officer Wellness Unit Agency.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Oversight Committee (6/8/2021)
Corrections Officer Wellness
Anthony
Provides for Corrections Officer Wellness Unit Agency in Corrections Code.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Oversight Committee (6/8/2021)
Vaccinations
Allor
Prohibits requiring certain vaccinations as a condition of employment.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee (8/19/2021)
Employment Security
Kuppa
Strikes provision regarding absences without notice of employee who involuntarily leaves employment.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/11/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Employee Benefits
Hood
Decreases earning requirements and requalifying claimants.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/11/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Employment Security
Breen
Strikes required conditions of employee involuntarily leaving employment for a medical reason.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/11/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Law Enforcement
Berman
Modifies Michigan commission on law enforcement standards (MCOLES) to include grappling training.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee (6/8/2021)
Law Enforcement
LaFave
Creates county law enforcement protection act
Text & Analysis
Reported
in House (6/22/2021; By Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee)
HB 4540
PA 42
Law Enforcement
Carter, T.
Establishes transit police officers as law enforcement officers
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(7/1/2021; Signed: July 1, 2021, Effective: July 1, 2021)
Wage Garnishment
Anthony
Revises notice period for deductions from wages without written consent of employee for certain deductions related to garnishment.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/24/2021; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Retirement Benefits
Bellino
Limits retirement health care benefits to 80% of premium.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/13/2021; To Insurance Committee)
Criminal Procedure
Brixie
Provides exception to the presumption for issuance of appearance tickets in lieu of an arrest in operating while intoxicated.
Text & Analysis
Re-referred
in House (6/10/2021; To Rules and Competitiveness Committee)
Correction Officers
Breen
Includes correction officers under compulsory arbitration for local police and firefighters
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Commerce and Tourism Committee (5/25/2021)
Medical Leave
Hammoud
Expands paid medical leave for victims or witnesses of certain acts or crimes.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/21/2021; To Rules and Competitiveness Committee)
Intoxication/Impairment
Howell
Expands methods of testing intoxication or impairment in the Michigan vehicle code to include other bodily fluid.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Judiciary Committee (1/25/2022)
CPL License
Eisen
Requires conservation officers to inquire about a CPL license when requesting forms of identification from individuals.
Text & Analysis
Correction Officers
Bezotte
Includes corrections officers in compulsory arbitration for local police and firefighters.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Economic and Small Business Development Committee (2/10/2022)
Law Enforcement
Carter, T.
Allows agreements requiring reimbursements for law enforcement agencies that fund police training for recruits in certain situations.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/29/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
COVID-19 Testing Locations
Morse
Requires employers to provide information regarding COVID-19 testing locations.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Occupational Safety and Health
Cavanagh
Repeals prohibition related to promulgation of rules regarding workplace ergonomics
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Occupational Safety and Health
Carter, T.
Creates infectious disease worker safety commission.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Hood
Prohibits employer taking adverse employment action against an employee who is absent from work during an emergency.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Occupational Safety and Health
Scott
Increases the maximum penalty amount for Michigan occupational health and safety act violations.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Occupational Safety and Health
Anthony
Increases civil penalties for Michigan occupational safety and health violations.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Stone
Prohibits employer taking adverse employment action against an employee who raises concern over infection control.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Haadsma
Prohibits an employer from taking an adverse employment action based on employee communication regarding an occupational safety and health practice or hazard related to COVID-19.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Asbestos
Sowerby
Modifies provisions related to civil penalties with respect to repeated violations and asbestos-related violations.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (11/3/2021; To Environmental Quality Committee)
HB 4821
PA 39
Law Enforcement Memorial
Beson
Extends Michigan law enforcement officers memorial monument fund commission.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(3/23/2022; Signed: March 23, 2022, Effective: March 23, 2022)
Emergency Responders
Mueller
Provides compensation eligibility for COVID-19 presumption for police, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel incurred in the line of duty.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (7/15/2021; To Economic and Small Business Development Committee)
HB 4832
PA 100
Highway Designation
Kahle
Designate portion of M-34 as the "Patrolman Bobby Lynn Williams Memorial Highway."
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(11/4/2021; Signed: November 4, 2021, Effective: November 4, 2021)
Retired Law Enforcement
Carra
Updates Michigan retired law enforcement officer’s firearm carry act references.
Text & Analysis
Criminal Procedure
Anthony
Requires notice to parent or guardian of a minor before questioning by law enforcement
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/18/2021; To Judiciary Committee)
Law Enforcement
Anthony
Prohibits volunteer law enforcement officers.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/18/2021; To Judiciary Committee)
Fireworks Safety Act
Hope
Updates cross-reference to the Michigan fireworks safety act.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/20/2021; To Regulatory Reform Committee)
Arbitration
Breen
Makes certain references in 1969 PA 312 regarding arbitration for local police officers and firefighters gender neutral.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/26/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Johnson, C.
Repeals act relating to solicitation of strikebreakers.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/27/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Firearms
Johnson, S.
Prohibits confiscation of lawfully possessed firearms when a state of emergency is declared under certain circumstances.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/1/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Rabhi
Prohibits employer taking adverse employment action against an employee for use of personal protective equipment.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/1/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
HB 4960
PA 89
Towed Vehicles
Fink
Provides requirement for towed vehicle information to be put into the LEIN system within 24 hours of initiated tow in vehicle code.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(5/26/2022; Signed: May 26, 2022, Effective: August 23, 2022)
Law Enforcement
LaFave
Requires conservation officers to wear body cams while on patrol.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Natural Resources Committee (5/18/2022)
Warrants
Yancey
Prohibits no-knock search warrants and requires certain procedures for certain warrants.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/15/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
False Report of Crime
Yancey
Provides penalties for false report of a crime to law enforcement based solely upon the alleged perpetrator being a member of a protected class.
Text & Analysis
Referred to Government Operations
(9/14/2021)
False Report of Crime
Neeley
Enacts penalties for false report of a crime to law enforcement based solely upon the alleged perpetrator being a member of a protected class.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/15/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Improper Use of Force
Scott
Provides authority to audit law enforcement agencies to ensure the accurate reporting of improper use of force to the Michigan commission on law enforcement standards.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/15/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Law Enforcement Training
Brabec
Requires crisis intervention team training to deal with mentally ill individuals.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/15/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Law Enforcement
Whitsett
Requires body-worn cameras to be used by certain law enforcement officers.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/15/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Law Enforcement
Cavanagh
Prohibits use of kinetic energy projectiles or chemical weapons to disperse an assembly.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/15/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Military Weapons
Aiyash
Provides restrictions on receiving military weapons and other equipment from the federal government.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/15/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Firearms
Neeley
Increases penalties for intentionally discharging a firearm from vehicle or at a dwelling or a potentially occupied structure.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Judiciary Committee (10/5/2021)
Supplemental Appropriations
Albert
Provides multidepartment supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020-2021.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (3/2/2022; To Appropriations Committee)
Law Enforcement
Peterson
Requires mental health and law enforcement response training for law enforcement officers.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/22/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Assault
Frederick
Expands crime of assaulting a person performing certain job-related duties to include emergency room personnel.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/22/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Medical First Responders
Yaroch
Allows licensure of medical first responders at 16 years of age.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in House (9/30/2021; Substitute H-1 Adopted; By Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Law Enforcement Training
Thanedar
Increases required mental health first aid training.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/24/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Police Retirement
Thanedar
Eliminates income limit for police officers on disability retirement.
Text & Analysis
Essential Workers
Thanedar
Provides classification of essential workers.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/24/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Law Enforcement Academies
Mueller
Allows employment contract with a new employee to cover academy tuition under certain conditions.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee (5/26/2022)
Law Enforcement
Clements
Creates grant program to law enforcement agencies to hire public service assistants.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (12/7/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Law Enforcement Academies
Beson
Modifies education requirements for applicants to law enforcement academies.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (12/7/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Law Enforcement
Posthumus
Provides renewal process for inactive license.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (12/7/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Secondary Road Patrol
Martin
Provides secondary road patrol.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Government Operations Committee (9/30/2021)
Fair Employment Practices
Hope
Regulates labor service agencies.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/24/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Hours and Wages
Hope
Provides scheduling standards for certain employers.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/24/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Hours and Wages
Steckloff
Specifies minimum compensation amounts for exemption from overtime pay for certain employees.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/24/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Sabo
Requires meal period for certain employees under certain circumstances.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/24/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Employee Security
Hertel, K.
Excludes severance pay from definition of remuneration.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/24/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Severance Pay
Hammoud
Requires severance pay for eligible employees for a closing or mass layoff.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/24/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Emergency Managers
Sneller
Modifies reference to emergency managers in the public employment relations act to include reference to financial management teams.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Government Operations Committee (1/26/2022)
Michigan Works Agency
VanWoerkom
Requires Michigan works agency to disseminate jobs to individuals registered for work.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (6/16/2022; To Economic and Small Business Development Committee)
Gender Neutral Language
Witwer
Makes compensation and benefits; certain references in the public safety officers benefit act gender neutral.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(7/1/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Gender Neutral Language
Rabhi
Makes certain references in public act relating to disability compensation for peace officer gender neutral.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(7/1/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Gender Neutral Language
Rabhi
Makes certain references in public act relating to disability compensation for firefighters gender neutral.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(7/1/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Fink
Repeals public act regarding employment activities related to COVID-19.
Text & Analysis
Enrolled
in House (6/28/2022)
Law Enforcement
Steenland
Modifies definition of qualified city in the police and fire protection act.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (5/5/2022; To Local Government Committee)
Severance Pay
Hammoud
Requires severance pay for certain employees who are laid off employers to pay for relocations and mass layoffs.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(7/1/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
EMS Personnel
Yaroch
Modifies liability of emergency medical services personnel and other persons.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in House (5/5/2022; Substitute H-1 Adopted; By Health Policy Committee)
Highway Designation
Hope
Designates a portion of US-127 as the "Trooper Starr Memorial Highway."
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (12/2/2021; To Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)
Vaccines
Yaroch
Creates employer liability for requiring employees to be vaccinated.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/22/2021; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
State Financing
Johnson, S.
Prohibits expenditure and use of state money and resources to implement certain federal laws related to COVID-19.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/22/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
Family Leave Policies
Brabec
Requires employers to disclose family leave policies to employees and potential employees.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Hope
Creates reproductive health coverage information act.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Working Conditions
Hood
Creates break ratio for consecutive hours worked.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Pohutsky
Establishes leave time for care of newborn or adoption of child for certain employees.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Paid Medical Leave
Bolden
Provides paid medical leave for miscarriages and stillbirths.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Employment Discrimination
Kuppa
Requires equal pay for substantially similar work.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Young
Provides paid parental leave.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Mandated Vaccinations
Eisen
Provides liability for any adverse reactions that vaccination may have on employees health.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/30/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Charitable Gaming
Slagh
Allows operation of online raffle games by certain charitable organizations.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Regulatory Reform Committee (11/9/2021)
Criminal Procedure
Meerman
Allows scoring of offense variable modifications based on cooperation with law enforcement authorities.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(10/21/2021; To Judiciary Committee)
Minimum Wage
Aiyash
Modifies minimum wage and increase for tipped employees.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(10/21/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Public Service Assistants
Clements
Creates grant program to law enforcement agencies to hire public service assistants.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Government Operations Committee (10/28/2021--Canceled)
Stalking
Brabec
Expands criteria for use of sick leave to include leave arising out of stalking.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(10/28/2021; To Judiciary Committee)
Domestic Violence Victim
Cavanagh
Creates disqualification from receiving benefits when leaving employment exception for domestic violence victim.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(10/28/2021; To Judiciary Committee)
Landlord and Tenants
Stone
Prohibits imposing sanctions on landlord or tenant for certain contacts made to police or emergency services.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(10/28/2021; To Judiciary Committee)
Community Colleges
Griffin
Increases limitation on aggregate outstanding obligation for new jobs training program agreements
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Economic and Small Business Development Committee (4/21/2022)
Employment Security
Outman, P.
Prohibits certain improperly paid benefits from being charged to certain accounts and funds.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (1/27/2022; To Economic and Small Business Development Committee)
Crime Victim
Rogers
Allows information sharing by law enforcement of victim contact information with survivor programs.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (6/16/2022; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Emergency Responder Radio
Yaroch
Requires installation of emergency responder radio coverage systems in K-12 educational facilities.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(11/10/2021; To Regulatory Reform Committee)
Road Patrol
Brann
Modifies maintenance of effort requirements for secondary road patrol and traffic accident prevention.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in Senate (6/8/2022; By Appropriations Committee)
Highway Designation
Rogers
Designates portion of a highway in Kalamazoo County as the "Deputy Sheriff Ryan J. Proxmire Memorial Highway."
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(11/30/2021; To Transportation Committee)
Road Patrol
LaGrand
Provides secondary road patrol.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(12/1/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
Economic Development
O'Malley
Creates fund for Michigan competes for jobs account, and provides oversight within the department of labor and economic opportunity.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in House Government Operations Committee (12/8/2021; 83-21; Immediate effect, earlier advanced to third reading with committee substitute H-1 adopted)
Respiratory Protection Program
Outman, P.
Requires written respiratory protection program employers to create, and require certain types of breathing apparatuses for fire service personnel.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(12/8/2021; To Regulatory Reform Committee)
Criminal Procedure
LaFave
Modifies transportation of criminals apprehended on warrants issued outside jurisdiction.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(12/9/2021; To Judiciary Committee)
Working Conditions
Stone
Requires employers to provide breaks for employees with nursing children.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(12/14/2021; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Salvage Vehicle Inspection
Albert
Amends allowable uses for fee revenue related to salvage vehicle inspection.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Judiciary Committee (2/15/2022)
Arrest/Citation Quotas
Coleman
Prohibits setting arrest or citation quota for law enforcement officers.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/2/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
COVID-19 Vaccine
LaFave
Prohibits employer discrimination against certain employees who refuse to receive COVID-19 vaccine.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/9/2022; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Job Posting
Bezotte
Eliminates requirement to post notice in local newspaper related to fire and police personnel applications.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Local Government and Municipal Finance Committee (3/16/2022)
Automated Traffic Enforcement Devices
Cambensy
Allows use of automated traffic enforcement devices in work zones to enforce speed limit reductions.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in House (5/24/2022; Substitute H-2 adopted; By Judiciary Committee)
Retired Corrections Officers
Alexander
Allows retired corrections officers to work as needed under certain circumstances without losing retirement allowance.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Appropriations Committee (6/8/2022)
Justice System Fund
Martin
Eliminates revenue distributed from the justice system fund in the secondary road patrol fund
Text & Analysis
Reported
in Senate (6/8/2022; By Appropriations Committee)
Civil Infraction
Mueller
Amends justice system assessment for civil infraction.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in Senate (6/8/2022; By Appropriations Committee)
State Police Appropriations
Brann
Provides appropriations for fiscal year 2022-2023 for state police.
Text & Analysis
Referred to Conference Committee
in House (6/23/2022)
Collective Bargaining
Carter, B.
Includes a mandatory subjects of bargaining public school employer's decision to contract with a third party for noninstructional support services.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Education Committee)
Public School Administrator
Breen
Removes school principals and assistant principals from definition of public school administrator.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Education Committee)
Collective Bargaining
Hood
Removes performance evaluation standards, merit pay standards, and decisions on layoff, recall, hiring, position eliminations, classroom observation, teacher placement, evaluation, discipline, and discharge from prohibited subjects of bargaining for public school employers.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Education Committee)
School Aid Act
Shannon
Updates reference to the state school aid act of 1979 to 1947 PA 336.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Education Committee)
Collective Bargaining
Rabhi
Modifies provisions related to the collection of bargaining representative dues by public school personnel.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Education Committee)
Union Dues
Morse
Repeals provisions related to the collection of union dues by public school personnel and the freezing of wages and benefits for certain public employees during contract negotiations.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Education Committee)
Collective Bargaining
Johnson, C.
Modifies topics not subject to collective bargaining for certain employees.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Education Committee)
Collective Bargaining
O'Neal
Requires the department to create and disseminate a pamphlet that describes the collective bargaining rights of public employees and requires public employers to provide to public employees.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Collective Bargaining
Manoogian
Requires the department to create and disseminate a pamphlet that describes the collective bargaining rights of employees and requires employers to provide to employees.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Collective Bargaining
Hope
Prohibits public employer ceasing or subcontracting its operations if done less than 1 year after its employees elect a bargaining representative.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Unfair Labor Practices
Steckloff
Makes relocation of an employer's operations less than 1 year after its employees elect a bargaining representative an unfair labor practice.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Collective Bargaining
Haadsma
Prohibits status as permanent replacement employee employees from offering or granting to certain individuals who work for the employer during a labor dispute.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Collective Bargaining
Cherry
Requires public employers to provide public employee contact information to bargaining representatives.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Collective Bargaining
Sneller
Requires employers to provide employee contact information to bargaining representatives.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Labor Disputes
Sabo
Expands compulsory arbitration of labor disputes to include all public employees.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Unionization
Brabec
Prohibits use of state funds to discourage unionization and provides remedies.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Health Policy Committee)
Worker's Compensation
Cavanagh
Provides presumption of work-related injury for employee injured by a security team during labor strike.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Insurance Committee)
Tip Credit Laws
Young
Requires certain employers to post notice of tip credit laws.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Public Employee Benefits
Pohutsky
Repeals public employee domestic partner benefit restriction act.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Insurance Committee)
Monitoring Employee Communications
Kuppa
Prohibits employer monitoring of employee communications unless the employer establishes an employee monitoring policy and discloses that policy to employees.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Worker Freedom Act
Scott
Creates worker freedom act.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Employment Discrimination
Garza
Prohibits use of credit history in the hiring process.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Employment Discrimination
Carter, T.
Prohibits employers from discriminating based on certain physical characteristics of employees.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Employment Discrimination
Rogers
Prohibits employment decisions based on the health or illness of an employee's family member.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Employment Discrimination
Thanedar
Prohibits employers from discriminating against employees who perform certain lawful activities during nonworking hours.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Termination of Employment
Rabhi
Requires cause for termination of employment.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
State Employee Retirement
Cherry
Provides election process to transfer a conservation officer to the Michigan state police retirement system.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Appropriations Committee)
State Employee Retirement
Sowerby
Provides membership in the retirement system of a conservation officer first hired after certain date and allows for purchasing service credit for certain conservation officers' service under the state employees' retirement system.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Appropriations Committee)
Call Center Retention
Anthony
Requires the department of labor and economic opportunity to create registry of employers who relocate a call center to a foreign country.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Call Center Retention
Camilleri
Provides denial of certain state economic development incentives for businesses listed on the registry.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Sentencing Guidelines
Berman
Updates sentencing guidelines.
Text & Analysis
Referred to Judiciary
(5/24/2022; From Transportation Committee)
Employment Discrimination
Brann
Prohibits employers and labor organizations from requesting or maintaining a record of certain criminal history information about a job applicant or employee.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/16/2022; To Judiciary Committee)
Background Checks
Aiyash
Requires private background check agencies and employers that prepare background check reports to use current information.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/16/2022; To Judiciary Committee)
Wages and Fringe Benefits
Garza
Increases sanctions of employer violations regarding the payment of wages and fringe benefits.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/14/2022; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Wage and Fringe Benefits
Sabo
Increases penalty for wage and fringe benefit payment violations with the intent to defraud.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/14/2022; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Wage and Fringe Benefits
Weiss
Enacts sentencing guideline for wage and fringe benefit payment violations.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/14/2022; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Johnson, C.
Increases penalties for employer requiring nondisclosure of wages by employee.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/14/2022; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Hood
Enacts sentencing guideline for employer requiring nondisclosure of wages.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/14/2022; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
State Employee Ombudsman
Shannon
Creates ombudsman for public employees.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/14/2022; To Oversight Committee)
Whistleblower Protection
Witwer
Expands whistleblower protection to include employees reporting to the state employee ombudsman or the press.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/14/2022; To Oversight Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Manoogian
Prohibits employers requiring certain noncompete agreements.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/14/2022; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Whistleblowers' Protection Act
Tate
Expands whistleblowers' protection act definition of employee and protected activities.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/14/2022; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Independent Contractors
Haadsma
Provides penalties and remedies for misclassification of independent contractors.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/14/2022; To Judiciary Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Breen
Prohibits commissioner from disclosing to employer if employee who files a claim under 2018 PA 337 is requested by employee.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/14/2022; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Sabo
Prohibits department from disclosing identity of employee who files a complaint under 1978 PA 390 to employer if requested by employee.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/14/2022; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Independent Contractor
Carter, B.
Incorporates information for taxpayers regarding the classification of an individual as an independent contractor in instruction booklet and provide notice of certain taxpayers.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/14/2022; To Tax Policy Committee)
Open Meetings
Paquette
Requires public disclosure of closed sessions for negotiations of collective bargaining agreements in certain circumstances.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/26/2022; To Education Committee)
Collective Bargaining Meetings
Beson
Requires public school employers to record the audio of certain collective bargaining meetings and makes the recording available to the public.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/26/2022; To Education Committee)
Plumbing Services
Johnson, S.
Allows providing plumbing services while serving as local inspector.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/27/2022; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Employees/Volunteers Age Requirements
Coleman
Allows individuals who are 18 years of age or older to be employed by or volunteer for marihuana establishments.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Regulatory Reform Committee (6/14/2022)
Income Tax Credit
O'Malley
Provides incentive for employers to offer paid adoption leave to certain employees.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in Senate (6/23/2022; By Health Policy and Human Services Committee)
Collective Bargaining Meetings
Paquette
Requires public school employers to record the audio of certain collective bargaining meetings and make the recording available to the public.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/5/2022; To Education Committee)
Immobilization and Demobilization Plan
Yaroch
Requires the unemployment agency to create immobilization and demobilization plan.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Oversight Committee (6/16/2022--Canceled)
Emergency Medical Services Personnel
Yaroch
Modifies examinations for certain emergency medical services personnel and requires certain notices from education program sponsors.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in House (5/26/2022; By Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Public Service Recognition Week
Hope
Provides funding for public service recognition week.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/10/2022; To Appropriations Committee)
Prevailing Wages
Hood
Requires certain employers pay prevailing wage to employees who work on renewable energy projects.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/11/2022; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Michigan OSHA
Rabhi
Repeals provisions providing liability protections related to COVID-19 in the Michigan occupational safety and health act.
Text & Analysis
Enrolled
in House (6/28/2022)
Job Training
Scott
Provides funding for employee training.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/26/2022; To Health Policy Committee)
Hourly Wages
LaGrand
Requires certain employers to double hourly wages on certain holidays.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/1/2022; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
State-Owned Property
Markkanen
Provides transfer of certain state-owned property in city of L'Anse.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/1/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Subcontractors
Tate
Establishes prompt payment law for contractors to pay subcontractors and suppliers in a timely manner.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/9/2022; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Education Curriculum
Yaroch
Modifies high school civics course requirement to ensure the inclusion of the coverage of certain instruction pertaining to interactions with law enforcement.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/9/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Fire Prevention
Yaroch
Requires state fire marshal to provide notice to certain members of the legislature of circuit court order to abate, remove, correct, or discontinue a fire hazard within 24 hours.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in House (6/21/2022; By Oversight Committee)
COVID-19
Filler
Sunsets and repeals COVID-19 response and reopening liability assurance act.
Text & Analysis
Enrolled
in House (6/28/2022)
Mining Industry
Cambensy
Provides extended unemployment benefits for employees in the mining industry for under certain circumstances.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/14/2022; To Oversight Committee)
Firearms
Neeley
Prohibits law enforcement selling seized firearms to federally licensed firearm dealer.
Text & Analysis
Firearms
Hope
Requires firearm dealers to report a lost or stolen firearm to local police authorities.
Text & Analysis
Firearm Dealer Employees
Hood
Provides background checks for firearm dealer employees.
Text & Analysis
Background Checks
Carter, B.
Provides civil liability for a person who sells, delivers, or transfers a firearm to a person prohibited from possessing a firearm.
Text & Analysis
Local Government Sanctuary
Fink
Creates local government sanctuary policy prohibition act.
Text & Analysis
retirement benefits
Wojno
Eliminates the three-tier limitations and restrictions on deduction for retirement or pension benefits based on taxpayer's age under the Income Tax Act of 1967.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(1/13/2021; To Finance Committee)
SB 17
Vetoed
public employees
Zorn
Modifies certain population thresholds regarding contracts of public servants with public entities.
Text & Analysis
Vetoed
(5/20/2021; Vetoed: May 20, 2021)
retirement benefits
Barrett
Eliminates the three-tier limitations and restrictions on deduction for retirement or pension benefits based on taxpayer's age.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(1/13/2021; To Finance Committee)
labor
Victory
Creates protections from adverse employment action individuals who are absent from work to respond to an emergency as an emergency responder.
Text & Analysis
health facilities
Horn
Expands crime of assaulting a person performing certain job-related duties to include emergency room personnel under the Michigan Penal Code.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/2/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
charitable gaming
Daley
Provides credit for 2021 to bingo license renewals due to certain COVID-19 restrictions.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in Senate (3/24/2021; 35-0)
labor
Chang
Increases maximum penalties for Michigan Occupational Health and Safety Act violations.
Text & Analysis
labor
Santana
Creates a prohibition for employers taking adverse employment action against an employee who raises concern over infection control.
Text & Analysis
labor
Moss
Creates a prohibition during a declared state of emergency for employers taking adverse employment action against an employee who is absent from work.
Text & Analysis
covid-19 testing
Brinks
Creates a requirement for employers to provide information regarding COVID-19 testing locations.
Text & Analysis
labor
Chang
Prohibits except under certain circumstances mandatory overtime for nurses.
Text & Analysis
Corrections Officers
Barrett
Creates corrections officer wellness unit agency.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/9/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Domestic Violence
Runestad
Modifies domestic violence incident report.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/25/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Law Enforcement
Santana
Allows agreements requiring reimbursement for law enforcement agencies that fund police training for recruits.
Text & Analysis
Advanced to Third Reading
in Senate (10/5/2021)
Child Abuse Reporting
Alexander
Expands mandatory reporting requirements for child abuse or child neglect.
Text & Analysis
SB 438
PA 39
Operating while Intoxicated
VanderWall
Provides exception to the presumption for issuance of appearance tickets in lieu of an arrest in operating while intoxicated.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(7/1/2021; Signed: July 1, 2021, Effective: July 1, 2021)
Law Enforcement Guidelines
Victory
Requires the commision to creates guidelines for the investigation of officer-involved deaths.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee (6/15/2021)
Law Enforcement Records
Moss
Requires use of force records to be included in separation of service record.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee (6/15/2021)
Law Enforcement
Horn
Revokes license of law enforcement officer that used excessive force.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee (6/15/2021)
Law Enforcement
Ananich
Allows individuals filing complaints against law enforcement to remain private.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee (6/15/2021)
Public Employees
Hollier
Eliminates obligation of bargaining representatives to represent members in grievance proceedings in certain circumstances.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee (6/15/2021)
Law Enforcement
Runestad
Prohibits use of pressure to the throat or windpipe by law enforcement under certain circumstances.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee (6/15/2021)
Search Warrants
Geiss
Modifies execution of search warrants.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee (6/15/2021)
Law Enforcement
Johnson, R.
Requires law enforcement agencies to adopt duty to intervene policy.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee (6/15/2021)
Law Enforcement
Chang
Requires law enforcement agencies to create use of force policies.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee (6/15/2021)
Law Enforcement
Irwin
Requires mental health and law enforcement response training for law enforcement officers.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee (6/15/2021)
Law Enforcement
MacDonald
Requires the commission to conduct research study and analysis identifying barriers in the recruitment of law enforcement officer.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee (6/15/2021)
Law Enforcement
Bullock
Prohibits tampering with evidence by law enforcement officer with specific intent and provide penalties.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee (6/15/2021)
Correction Officers
Horn
Include correction officers in compulsory arbitration for local police and firefighters.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/26/2021; To Regulatory Reform Committee)
Law Enforcement
McBroom
Requires conservation officers to wear body cams while on patrol.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/30/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Irwin
Expands whistleblower protections.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(7/15/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Law Enforcement
Irwin
Prohibits requirement that a police officer’s performance evaluation be based on the number of citations issued.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(7/27/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Law Enforcement Memorial
LaSata
Provides law enforcement officers memorial monument fund.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/1/2021; To Finance Committee)
Law Enforcement Memorial
LaSata
Expands membership on the Michigan law enforcement officers memorial monument fund commission.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in Senate (3/8/2022; 38-0)
Law Enforcement
Zorn
Expands definition of a police officer to include a traffic control officer employed by a city, village, or township.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/15/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Family Leave Policies
McMorrow
Requires employers to disclose family leave policies to employees and potential employees.
Text & Analysis
Fair Employment Practices
Hollier
Provides paid parental leave.
Text & Analysis
Fair Employment Practices
Brinks
Creates reproductive health coverage information act.
Text & Analysis
Paid Medical Leave
Chang
Provides paid medical leave for miscarriages and stillbirths.
Text & Analysis
Fair Employment Practices
Bayer
Establishes leave time for care of newborn or adoption of child for certain employees.
Text & Analysis
Employment Discrimination
Hertel, C.
Requires equal pay for substantially similar work.
Text & Analysis
Working Conditions
Polehanki
Creates break ratio for consecutive hours worked.
Text & Analysis
Law Enforcement
Irwin
Modifies definition of involuntary statement disclosures by law enforcement officers act.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/30/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Law Enforcement
Irwin
Provides oversight to the attorney general's office authority for the investigation of police misconduct and prosecution.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/30/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Law Enforcement
Irwin
Provides authority for the Michigan commission on law enforcement standards to revoke a license based on misconduct.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/30/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Public Services
Hollier
Modifies population threshold for qualified city in the police and fire protection act.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(10/12/2021; To Local Government Committee)
Organized Retail Crime
Runestad
Expands organized retail crime act.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in House (6/7/2022; By Judiciary Committee)
Community Colleges
LaSata
Modifies new jobs training program.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Economic and Small Business Development Committee (4/21/2022)
Community College
LaSata
Extends authority to issue job training revenue bonds sunset date.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Economic and Small Business Development Committee (4/21/2022)
Job Training Programs
Schmidt
Revises statutory limits on number and aggregate amount of new training agreements and clarify definition of new job.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Economic and Small Business Development Committee (4/21/2022)
SB 769
PA 137
Economic Development
LaSata
Creates fund for Michigan competes for jobs account, and provide oversight within the department of labor and economic opportunity.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(12/21/2021; Signed: December 21, 2021, Effective: December 21, 2021)
Working Conditions
Geiss
Requires employers to provide breaks for employees with nursing children.
Text & Analysis
School Personnel
Johnson, R.
Requires sorting of certain actual or implied threats of school personnel.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(12/14/2021; To Education and Career Readiness Committee)
Employment Security
Horn
Allows waiver of work search requirements for extension if layoff is due to a parts shortage.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in House (4/12/2022; By Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Labor and Economic Opportunity Appropriations
Horn
Provides labor and economic opportunity appropriations for fiscal year 2022-2023.
Text & Analysis
Conferees Named
in Senate (5/24/2022; Sens. Ken Horn, Jim Stamas, and Curtis Hertel)
State Police Appropriations
Barrett
Provides state police appropriations for fiscal year 2022-2023.
Text & Analysis
Referred to Conference Committee
in Senate (6/23/2022)
Ignition Interlock Device
Johnson, R.
Modifies issuance of a restricted license requiring the installation of ignition interlock device.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/10/2022; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Worker's Disability Compensation
Bumstead
Extends presumption of causation to certain members of police, fire, and public safety departments.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/16/2022; To Insurance and Banking Committee)
Tip Credit Laws
Geiss
Requires certain employers to post notice of tip credit laws.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Collective Bargaining
Geiss
Requires employers to provide to employee contact information to bargaining representatives.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Collective Bargaining
Hollier
Prohibits public employer ceasing or subcontracting its operations if done less than 1 year after its employees elect a bargaining representative.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Collective Bargaining
Hollier
Requires employers to provide public employee contact information to bargaining representatives.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Collective Bargaining
Hollier
Requires the department to create and disseminate pamphlet that describes the collective bargaining rights of employees and requires employers to provide to employees.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Collective Bargaining
Bayer
Modifies topics not subject to collective bargaining for certain employees.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Alexander
Prohibits employment decisions based on the health or illness of an employee's family member.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Public School Administrators
Bayer
Removes school principals and assistant principals from definition of public school administrator.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Termination of Employment
Bayer
Requires cause for termination of employment.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Unionization
Brinks
Prohibits use of state funds to discourage unionization and provides remedies.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
State Employee Retirement
McCann
Provides membership in the retirement system of a conservation officer first hired after certain date and allows for purchasing service credit for certain conservation officers' service under the state employees' retirement system.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Worker Freedom Act
Irwin
Creates worker freedom act.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Bullock
Prohibits employers from discriminating against employees who perform certain lawful activities during nonworking hours.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Collective Bargaining
Chang
Removes performance evaluation standards, merit pay standards, and decisions on layoff, recall, hiring, position eliminations, classroom observation, teacher placement, evaluation, discipline, and discharge from prohibited subjects of bargaining for public school employers.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Collective Bargaining
McCann
Prohibits employees from offering or granting status as permanent replacement employee to certain individuals who work for the employer during a labor dispute.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
State Employee Retirement
McCann
Provides election process to transfer a conservation officer to the Michigan state police retirement system.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Employee Communications
Wojno
Prohibits employer monitoring of employee communications unless the employer establishes an employee monitoring policy and discloses that policy to employees.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Wojno
Prohibits use of credit history in the hiring process.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Labor Disputes
Alexander
Expands compulsory arbitration of labor disputes to include all public employees.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Collective Bargaining
Polehanki
Requires the department to create and disseminate a pamphlet that describes the collective bargaining rights of public employees and requires public employers to provide to public employees.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Worker's Compentsation
Moss
Provides presumption of work-related injury for employee injured by a security team during labor strike.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Call Center Retention
McMorrow
Requires the department of labor and economic opportunity to create registry of employers who relocate a call center to a foreign country.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Public Employee Benefits
McMorrow
Repeals public employee domestic partner benefit restriction act.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
School Aid Act
McCann
Updates reference to the school aid act of 1979 to 1947 PA 336.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Stolen/Missing Firearms
Hertel, C.
Requires reporting requirements for stolen or missing firearms within 72 hours.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/10/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Off-Road Vehicle Laws
VanderWall
Includes definition of peace officer in ORV laws.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in Senate (6/23/2022; 38-0; Earlier advanced to Third Reading.)
Prompt Payment Law
Lauwers
Establishes prompt payment law for contractors to pay subcontractors and suppliers in a timely manner.
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Committee Hearing
in Senate Economic and Small Business Development Committee (5/26/2022)
Publicly Funded Health Insurance
Santana
Removes opt-out for public employee contribution to employer-provider health care benefits threshold exclusion.
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Introduced
(5/17/2022; To Appropriations Committee)
Sanctuary Policies
Barrett
Creates local government sanctuary policy prohibition act.
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Introduced
(5/18/2022; To Local Government Committee)
Emergency Medical Services Personnel
Hertel, C.
Modifies examinations for certain emergency medical services personnel and requires certain notices from education program sponsors.
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Emergency Medical Services Personnel
VanderWall
Modifies procedure for renewal of licensure.
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Reported
in Senate (6/23/2022; By Health Policy and Human Services Committee)
Graduation Requirements
Horn
Modifies credit requirements for high school diploma.
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Introduced
(6/23/2022; To Education and Career Readiness Committee)
Public School Personnel
Geiss
Modifies provisions related to the collection of bargaining representative dues by public school personnel.
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Introduced
(6/23/2022; To Education and Career Readiness Committee)
Public School Personnel
Bullock
Repeals provisions related to the collection of union dues by public school personnel and the freezing of wages and benefits for certain public employees during contract negotiations.
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Introduced
(6/23/2022; To Education and Career Readiness Committee)
Law Enforcement
Steckloff
A resolution to urge the Congress of the United States to abolish qualified immunity for law enforcement officers.
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Introduced
(6/15/2021)
Police Departments
Hood
A resolution to urge the U.S. Department of Justice to increase the use of consent decrees to hold police departments accountable.
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Introduced
(6/15/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Policing Reforms
Rogers
A resolution to urge the Congress of the United States to enact policing reforms to mandate anti-bias training, ban carotid holds and chokeholds, require the use of other de-escalation methods before use of deadly force, require body cameras, and address qualified immunity for law enforcement officers, among other initiatives.
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Introduced
(6/15/2021; To Government Operations Committee)
Week Designation
Yaroch
A resolution to declare May 15-21, 2022, as Emergency Medical Services Week in the state of Michigan.
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Passed
in House (5/18/2022; Voice Vote)
Wagner-Peyser Act Employment Service
Griffin
A resolution to oppose the United States Department of Labor's proposed rule change regarding Wagner-Peyser Act Employment Service services without an exception for states like Michigan that previously transferred this work out of state employment.
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Introduced
(6/21/2022; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Beeler
A resolution to urge the Congress of the United States to permanently extend the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 with commensurate spending cuts to avoid increasing the federal tax burden.
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Introduced
(6/21/2022; To Tax Policy Committee)
supermarket employee day
Daley
A resolution to designate February 22, 2021, as Supermarket Employee Day.
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Passed
in Senate (2/18/2021; Adopted)
Police Misconduct
Bayer
Urges the Senate of the United States to pass, and the President of the United States to sign, legislation to ban chokeholds, end racial and religious profiling, establish a national database to track police misconduct, and prohibit certain no-knock warrants, among other initiatives.
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Introduced
(3/17/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Week Designation
Barrett
A resolution to observe May 9-15, 2021, as Police Week.
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Passed
in Senate (5/5/2021; Voice Vote)
Week Designation
VanderWall
A resolution to designate May 15-21, 2022, as Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Recognition Week.
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Passed
in Senate (5/18/2022; Voice Vote)
Federal Tax Burden
Runestad
A resolution to urge the Congress of the United States to permanently extend the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 with commensurate spending cuts to avoid increasing the federal tax burden.
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Passed
in Senate (6/16/2022; Voice Vote)
organized labor
Nesbitt
A concurrent resolution to oppose policies that restrict the autonomy of workers and employers and memorialize the President and Congress of the United States to support and defend the rights and freedoms of workers and employers.
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Passed
in Senate (3/16/2021; Adopted by voice vote)
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