Tracking Status Report
Rich Farran
Vaccine Exemptions
Eisen
Provides for exemptions for vaccines related to a health pandemic.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(1/26/2021; To Health Policy Committee)
Supplemental Appropriations
Albert
Provides for supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2019-20.
Text & Analysis
Referred
in Senate (2/23/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
HB 4019
PA 10
Supplemental Appropriations
Albert
Provides for supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020-21.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(5/7/2021; Signed: May 7, 2021, Effective: May 7, 2021)
Supplemental Appropriations
Albert
Provides for supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020-21.
Text & Analysis
Referred
in Senate (2/23/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
Supplemental Appropriations
Albert
Provides for multi-department supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020-21.
Text & Analysis
Referred
in Senate (2/23/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
Supplemental Appropriations
Tate
Provides for supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020-2021.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(1/27/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
Nurse Compact
Whiteford
Enacts nurse licensure compact.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(1/27/2021; To Health Policy Committee)
HB 4047
PA 2
Supplemental Appropriations
Beson
Provides for supplemental appropriations fiscal year 2020-2021.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(3/9/2021; Presented 3/8/2021; Signed: March 9, 2021, Effective: March 9, 2021; line-item vetoes issued; earlier Presented; Veto override attempts defeated in House 64-45 and 66-43)
Healthy Michigan
Sowerby
Eliminates language related to cost exceeding savings.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/2/2021; To Health Policy Committee)
HB 4087
PA 95
Emergency Reserve
Yaroch
Provides for emergency materials and supplies reserve.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(10/29/2021; Signed: October 29, 2021, Effective: January 26, 2022)
Vulnerable Adults
Calley
Provides for definitions for certain crimes against vulnerable adults.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Judiciary Committee (10/19/2021)
Supplemental Appropriations
Whiteford
Provides for supplemental appropriations for the 2020-21 fiscal year.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Appropriations Committee (2/10/2021)
HB 4224
Vetoed
Sales Tax Exemptions
Lilly
Provides for exemption for certain personal protective equipment.
Text & Analysis
Veto Override Defeated
in House (6/30/2021; 62-47)
HB 4225
Vetoed
Use Tax Exemptions
Anthony
Provides for exemption for certain personal protective equipment.
Text & Analysis
Veto Override Defeated
in House (6/30/2021; 62-47)
Declared Emergencies
Carter, B.
Allows use of certain colleges and universities as hospitals during a declared emergency.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/16/2021; To Health Policy Committee)
Medication Aides
Frederick
Provides for medication aide training and permit program.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in Senate (1/27/2022; By Health Policy and Human Services Committee)
Nursing Homes
Witwer
Creates nursing home advisory commission.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Health Policy Committee (2/25/2021)
COVID Risks
Kahle
Establishes or implements a website identifying certain risk levels for coronavirus for counties and regions in this state.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Health Policy Committee (2/25/2021)
HB 4325
PA 28
Background Checks
Hall
Requires criminal history check for employees, volunteers, or independent contractors of a local area agency on aging.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(6/15/2021; Signed: June 15, 2021, Effective: September 12, 2021)
Unemployment Benefits
Lasinski
Increases weekly dependent care amount and benefit period.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2021; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Telehealth
Bollin
Allows out-of-state health professionals to provide telehealth services to Michigan residents.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (3/25/2021; To Health Policy and Human Services Committee)
Executive Budget Recommendation
Tate
Provides for executive recommendation omnibus budget.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/25/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
DHHS budget
Whiteford
Provides for Department of Health and Human Services budget for 2021-22.
Text & Analysis
Conferees Named
in Senate (1/27/2022; Rep. Brabec replaces former Rep. Hammoud.)
HB 4410
PA 10
Capital Outlay
Albert
Increases project cost for the Michigan Technological University – H-STEM Engineering and Health Technology Complex, Phase 1 project.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(2/16/2022; Signed: February 16, 2022, Effective: February 16, 2022)
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 supplemental appropriations for 2020-21.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/2/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
Supplemental Appropriations
Albert
Provides for multi-department supplemental for 2021-22.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in House (5/11/2021; 60-47, Immediate effect, earlier advanced to Third Reading with committee substitute H-2 adopted)
Supplemental Appropriations
Albert
Provides for multi-department supplemental for 2021-22.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (5/18/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
Elderly Care
Whitsett
Modifies eligibility criteria for a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly in certain geographic areas.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/4/2021; To Health Policy Committee)
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)
vulnerable adult embezzlement
Anthony
Includes vulnerable adults in prohibition of embezzlement from elder adults.
Text & Analysis
Referred to Judiciary
(6/22/2021; From Families, Children and Seniors Committee)
vulnerable adult assault
Wozniak
Modifies certain penalties for assaults on elder or vulnerable adults.
Text & Analysis
Referred to Judiciary
(6/22/2021; Substitute H-1 adopted.; From Families, Children and Seniors Committee)
elder adults crimes
Wakeman
Includes elder adults in Mental Health Code references to Penal Code chapter on vulnerable adults.
Text & Analysis
Referred to Judiciary
(6/22/2021; From Families, Children and Seniors Committee)
elder adults crimes
Bolden
Includes elder adults in Public Health Code reference to Penal Code chapter on vulnerable adults.
Text & Analysis
Referred to Judiciary
(6/22/2021; From Families, Children and Seniors Committee)
elder adults crimes
Tisdel
Includes elder adults in Adult Foster Care Licensing Act references to Penal Code chapter on vulnerable adults.
Text & Analysis
Referred to Judiciary
(6/22/2021; From Families, Children and Seniors Committee)
vulnerable adult embezzlement
Ellison
Provides sentencing guidelines for embezzlement from a vulnerable adult.
Text & Analysis
Referred to Judiciary
(6/22/2021; From Families, Children and Seniors Committee)
vulnerable adult assault
Farrington
Provides sentencing guidelines for elder adult abuse.
Text & Analysis
Referred to Judiciary
(6/22/2021; From Families, Children and Seniors Committee)
elder adults crimes
Carter, B.
Includes elder adults in Estates and Protected Individuals Code references to Penal Code chapter on vulnerable adults.
Text & Analysis
Referred to Judiciary
(6/22/2021; From Families, Children and Seniors Committee)
nurse staffing
Rabhi
Requires hospitals develop nurse staffing plans.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/9/2021; To Health Policy Committee)
nurse overtime
Cambensy
Prohibits mandatory overtime for nurses except under certain circumstances.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/9/2021; To Health Policy Committee)
nurse/patient ratios
Hauck
Requires hospitals maintain records of nurse to patient ratios for each shift on each unit.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/9/2021; To Health Policy Committee)
Insurance Coverage
Wozniak
Revises medical treatment benefits and reimbursement provisions for rehabilitation clinics.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/10/2021; To Insurance Committee)
Pay Equity
Young
Establishes commission on pay equity and specifies duties.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/24/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Nursing Home Investigations
Hornberger
Allocates funding to prosecuting attorneys coordinating council to investigate nursing home policies.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/25/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
Worker's Compensation
Pohutsky
Provides infectious disease presumption for essential employees during a declared emergency.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Worker's Compensation
Breen
Provides coverage for long-term health issues resulting from COVID-19 under worker's compensation.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Worker's Compensation
Hope
Provides decreased amount of compensation benefits based on federal unemployment or pandemic benefits.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Worker's Compensation
Carter, B.
Prohibits reimbursement of claims for overpayment.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/29/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
Personal Protective Equipment
Scott
Provides credit for expenditures by eligible essential workers for certain personal protective equipment
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/4/2021; To Tax Policy Committee)
Personal Protective Equipment
Thanedar
Provides employer credit for purchase of certain personal protection equipment.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/4/2021; To Tax Policy Committee)
Vaccination Passport
Damoose
Prohibits vaccine passports act by state agencies.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/5/2021; To Oversight Committee)
Vaccination Passport
Thanedar
Prohibits vaccine passports act by units of local government.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/5/2021; To Oversight Committee)
Fair Employment Practices
Carra
Prohibits discrimination in employment based on certain vaccination status.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/5/2021; To Oversight Committee)
Immunization Records
LaFave
Prohibits proof of COVID-19 vaccination or immunity status under certain circumstances.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/5/2021; To Oversight Committee)
Guardian/Conservator
Filler
Modifies requirements to be appointed as guardian or conservator.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in House (6/21/2022; With substitute H-2; By Judiciary Committee)
Guardian/Conservator
Filler
Modifies duties of guardians, conservators, and guardian ad litem
Text & Analysis
Reported
in House (6/21/2022; With substitute H-1; By Judiciary Committee)
Guardian/Conservator
Bolden
Modifies appointment procedure for guardians and conservators
Text & Analysis
Reported
in House (6/21/2022; With substitute H-1; By Judiciary Committee)
Guardian/Conservator
Wakeman
Modifies procedure for removing a conservator and modifies procedure appointment of a temporary guardian.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in House (6/21/2022; With substitute H-1; By Judiciary Committee)
Health Professionals
Glenn
Provides permanent revocation of license or registration if convicted of sexual conduct under pretext of medical treatment.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (11/30/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Estates and Protected Individuals
Filler
Provides general amendments to the estates and protected individuals code
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (6/15/2022; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Income Tax
Anthony
Excludes income attributable to the discharge or cancelation of student loan debt from taxable income.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/27/2021; To Tax Policy Committee)
Consumer Protections
Berman
Requires opt-in for increases to a payment amount that is charged automatically and clarify application of Michigan consumer protection act to regulated businesses.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/27/2021; To Communications and Technology Committee)
No-Fault Insurance
Berman
Revises treatment and service for injuries limitations on charges.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/10/2021; To Insurance Committee)
Supplemental Appropriations
Albert
Provides multidepartment supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020-2021.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (6/24/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
Supplemental Appropriations
Albert
Provides multidepartment supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020-2021.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (3/2/2022; To Appropriations Committee)
Certificate of Need
Kahle
Requires review standards by certificate of need commission to disclose to public.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (2/10/2022; To Health Policy and Human Services Committee)
Certificate of Need
LaGrand
Requires joint legislative committee to conduct certain review.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (2/10/2022; To Health Policy and Human Services Committee)
Certificate of Need
Beeler
Requires certain reports to disclose to public.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (2/10/2022; To Health Policy and Human Services Committee)
Certificate of Need
Cambensy
Provides requirement for the certificate of need commission to post meeting agenda on a public website at least 3 business days before their meeting.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (2/10/2022; To Health Policy and Human Services Committee)
HB 5089
PA 79
Health Professionals
Bollin
Modifies requirements for registered nurse aids.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(5/19/2022; Signed: May 19, 2022, Effective: May 19, 2022)
Essential Workers
Thanedar
Provides classification of essential workers.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/24/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)
No-Fault Insurance
Rogers
Delays implementation of fee schedule in PA 21 of 2019.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/24/2021; To Insurance Committee)
Vaccines
Yaroch
Creates governmental liability for requiring employees to be vaccinated.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/22/2021; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Vaccines
Yaroch
Creates employer liability for requiring employees to be vaccinated.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/22/2021; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)
Public Health Code
Bollin
Requires emergency orders of local health department during an epidemic be approved by the local governing entity after a certain time frame for the order to remain in effect.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/23/2021; To Government Operations 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)
Quality Assurance Assessments
Allor
Requires funds acquired through overpayments to be reimbursed.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(10/13/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
Michigan Strategic Fund
Tisdel
Creates employment opportunity program.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Commerce and Tourism Committee (1/25/2022)
Medicaid
Outman, P.
Provides impact study related to eligibility for Medicaid program and provides public disclosure related to intentional program violations or fraud cases investigated.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in House (2/22/2022; By Families, Children and Seniors Committee)
Insurance
Stone
Expands attendant in-home care hours.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(10/28/2021; To Insurance Committee)
HB 5523
PA 9
Appropriations
Calley
Provides supplemental appropriations for 2021-2022.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(2/16/2022; Signed: February 16, 2022, Effective: February 16, 2022)
Appropriations
Albert
Provides supplemental appropriations for 2021-2022.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (2/1/2022; To Appropriations Committee)
HB 5525
PA 61
Appropriations
Albert
Provides supplemental appropriations for 2021-2022.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(4/11/2022; Signed: April 11, 2022, Effective: April 11, 2022)
Violence Prevention Program
Steenland
Requires health facilities and local health departments to establish violence prevention program.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(11/4/2021; To Health Policy Committee)
HB 5609
PA 187
Nursing Homes
Kahle
Modifies requirements for certifications, surveys, and evaluations of nursing homes and reporting incidents occurring within nursing homes.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(7/25/2022; Signed: July 25, 2022, Effective: July 25, 2022)
Telemedicine
Liberati
Modifies coverage for health care services provided through telemedicine.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(12/15/2021; To Insurance Committee)
HB 5659
PA 117
Nursing Home Facilities
Yaroch
Provides reporting requirements related to inspections of certain entities regulated by the bureau of community health systems.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(6/24/2022; Signed: June 24, 2022, Effective: June 24, 2022)
HB 5660
PA 118
Adult Foster Care
Yaroch
Provides reporting requirements related to certain adult foster care facilities.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(6/24/2022; Signed: June 24, 2022, Effective: June 24, 2022)
Personal Injury Protection Insurance
Clements
Modifies length of selection of PIP coverage level.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(1/18/2022; To Insurance Committee)
Assault Penalties
Mueller
Modifies penalties for certain kinds of assault.
Text & Analysis
Referred
in Senate (3/17/2022; 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)
Wills and Estates
Lightner
Eliminates sunset allowing electronic signing and witnessing of certain documents under certain conditions.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Judiciary Committee (6/14/2022)
Electronic Notarizations
Lightner
Modifies and expands use of communication technology to perform electronic notarizations and remote electronic notarizations
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Judiciary Committee (6/14/2022)
Health and Human Services Appropriations
Whiteford
Provides appropriations for fiscal year 2022-2023 for health and human services.
Text & Analysis
Conferees Named
in Senate (5/24/2022; Sens. Rick Outman, Jim Stamas, and Sylvia Santana)
Omnibus Appropriations
Albert
Provides appropriations for multiple departments and branches for fiscal year 2022-2023.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (6/15/2022; To Appropriations Committee)
General Government Appropriations
Albert
Provides appropriations for multiple departments and branches for fiscal year 2022-2023.
Text & Analysis
Referred
in Senate (3/22/2022; To Appropriations Committee)
General Government Appropriations
Albert
Provides appropriations for multiple departments and branches for fiscal year 2022-2023.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Appropriations Committee)
General Government Appropriations
Albert
Provides appropriations for multiple departments and branches for fiscal year 2022-2023.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Appropriations Committee)
Unionization
Brabec
Prohibits use of state funds to discourage unionization and provides remedies.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/23/2022; To Health Policy 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)
General Government Appropriations
Tate
Provides executive recommendation for omnibus bill.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Appropriations Committee)
HB 5875
PA 98
County Medical Care Facilities
Kahle
Expands maintenance of effort reimbursement sunset.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(6/14/2022; Signed: June 14, 2022, Effective: June 14, 2022)
MIcare Act
Rabhi
Creates MIcare act.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/23/2022; To Health Policy Committee)
Multi-Department Appropriation
Albert
Provides supplemental multi-department appropriation for 2022 fiscal year.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/12/2022; To Appropriations Committee)
Multi-Department Appropriation
Albert
Provides supplemental multi-department appropriation for 2022 fiscal year.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/12/2022; To Appropriations Committee)
Multi-Department Appropriation
Albert
Provides supplemental multi-department appropriation for 2023 fiscal year.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/12/2022; To Appropriations Committee)
Michigan Veterans' Facility Ombudsman
LaFave
Requires Michigan veterans' facility ombudsman to notify certain entities and individuals after deciding to investigate a report of abuse, neglect, or exploitation in a veterans' facility.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee (6/7/2022)
Michigan Veterans’ Facility Ombudsman
Bezotte
Requires forwarding reports of abuse, neglect, or exploitation in a veterans’ facility to the Michigan veterans’ facility ombudsman for the department of military and veterans affairs and employees of a veterans’ facility, and authorize the Michigan veterans’ facility ombudsman to independently investigate reports of abuse, neglect, or exploitation in a veterans’ facility.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee (6/7/2022)
Michigan Veterans' Facility Ombudsman
Hood
Requires Michigan veterans' facility ombudsman to forward report of an investigation finding abuse, neglect, or exploitation in a veterans’ facility to the department of licensing and regulatory affairs.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee (6/7/2022)
Veterans' Affairs
Steenland
Requires forwarding reports of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of a veteran to the county department of veterans affairs for certain state and local governmental officers and entities.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee (6/7/2022)
Veterans' Affairs
Liberati
Requires county department of veterans' affairs to refer veterans identified in a report of abuse, neglect, or exploitation to the department of military and veterans affairs.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee (6/7/2022)
Home Health Care
Tisdel
Mandates accreditation for home health care agencies.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/19/2022; To Rules and Competitiveness Committee)
Health Emergency Response
Rabhi
Repeals COVID-19 response and reopening liability assurance act.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/19/2022; To Government Operations Committee)
Nursing Home Personnel
Rogers
Provides requirement for unlicensed personnel in nursing homes to complete fall prevention training established by the department.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/26/2022; To Health Policy Committee)
Job Training
Scott
Provides funding for employee training.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/26/2022; To Health Policy Committee)
Nursing Services Agencies
Lightner
Provides licensure of supplemental nursing services agencies.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/7/2022; To Health Policy Committee)
certificate of need
Zorn
Modifies Public Health Code requirement to obtain a certificate of need for catheterization.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in Senate (3/18/2021; 6-3; By Health Policy and Human Services Committee)
health occupations
Zorn
Enacts a physical therapy licensure compact under the Public Health Code.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in House (5/27/2021; By Health Policy Committee)
supplemental appropriations
Stamas
Provides for supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2019-2020.
Text & Analysis
Referred
in House (4/27/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
SB 27
PA 67
supplemental appropriations
Stamas
Provides for supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020-2021.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(7/26/2021; Signed: July 26, 2021, Effective: July 27, 2021)
SB 28
PA 65
Post-Acute Care Fund
Stamas
Provides $10 million for post-acute injury providers that can prove systemic deficit under no-fault auto insurance fee schedule.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(7/15/2021)
nursing homes
Runestad
Allows under certain circumstances within the Public Health Code for electronic monitoring devices in nursing homes.
Text & Analysis
supplemental appropriations
Stamas
Authorizes supplemental appropriations for various state departments and agencies for fiscal year 2020-2021.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Appropriations Committee (4/28/2021)
SB 37
PA 30
supplemental appropriations
Stamas
Authorizes supplemental appropriations for various state agencies and departments for fiscal year 2020-2021.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(6/23/2021; Signed: June 23, 2021, Effective: June 23, 2021)
supplemental appropriations
Stamas
Authorizes supplemental appropriations for various state departments and agencies for fiscal year 2020-2021.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(1/26/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
supplemental appropriations
Hertel, C.
Allows for supplemental appropriations to various state departments and agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(1/27/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
supplemental appropriations
Horn
Allows for supplemental appropriations for various state departments and agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(1/28/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
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)
DHHS budget
Outman, R.
Makes appropriations for the Department of Health and Human Services for Fiscal Year 2021-22.
Text & Analysis
Conferees Named
in Senate (1/27/2022; Rep. Brabec replaces former Rep. Hammoud.)
licensing and regulatory affairs budget
Nesbitt
Provides appropriations for the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs for Fiscal Year 2021-22.
Text & Analysis
Conferees Named
in House (6/8/2021; Reps. Yaroch, Maddock, Peterson)
omnibus budget
Stamas
Provides omnibus appropriations for various state departments for Fiscal Year 2021-22.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/2/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
emergency supplies
Ananich
Creates a MI supply infrastructure factory in the state for design, manufacture, assembly, storage and distribution of personal protection equipment, ventilators, flood remediation supplies and other emergency items.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/3/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
SB 114
Vetoed
supplemental appropriations
Stamas
Makes supplemental appropriations for various state agencies and departments for Fiscal Year 2020-21.
Text & Analysis
Vetoed
(3/26/2021; Vetoed: March 26, 2021)
supplemental appropriations
Hollier
Provides for supplemental appropriations for various departments and state agencies for Fiscal year 2020-21.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/18/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
SB 157
PA 25
licensing
Bizon
Provides for reciprocity for veterans and military service members and their dependents who hold an out-of-state license or registration and updates definition of armed forces under statute.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(6/9/2021; Signed: June 9, 2021, Effective: June 9, 2021)
licensing
Hollier
Provides for individual licensing and registration and licensing reciprocity for certain occupations for veterans and military service members and their dependents who hold an out-of-state license.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in Senate (3/3/2021; S-1 substitute adopted; By Families, Seniors and Veterans Committee)
worker's compensation
McCann
Provides for worker's compensation benefits and infectious disease presumption for essential employees during a declared emergency.
Text & Analysis
labor
Chang
Increases maximum penalties for Michigan Occupational Health and Safety Act violations.
Text & Analysis
unemployment benefits
Geiss
Expands unemployment benefits for certain employees during a declared emergency under the Michigan Employment Security Act.
Text & Analysis
certificate of need
VanderWall
Modifies requirement to obtain a certificate of need for air ambulance, increase in psychiatric beds, and certain psychiatric programs and modifies the amount for covered capital expenditures.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Health Policy Committee (6/16/2022)
certificate of need
Theis
Modifies membership of the Certificate of Need Commission.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Health Policy Committee (6/16/2022)
certificate of need
MacDonald
Provides for general revisions to certificate of need statute.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Health Policy Committee (6/16/2022)
omnibus appropriations
Hertel, C.
Provides omnibus appropriations to various state departments and agencies for the 2022-23 fiscal year.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/25/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
elderly care
VanderWall
Modifies eligibility criteria for a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE) in certain geographic areas under The Social Welfare Act.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee (4/22/2021)
nurses
McBroom
Requires the development of a staffing plan for nurses under the Public Health Code.
Text & Analysis
health facilities
Moss
Requires hospitals to maintain records of direct care registered professional nurse-to-patient ratios for each unit for each shift.
Text & Analysis
SB 213
PA 159
Long-Term Care
LaSata
Modifies duties of the long-term care ombudsman during a declared emergency.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(12/27/2021; Signed: December 27, 2021, Effective: March 26, 2022)
SB 246
PA 37
Health Occupation Expenses
VanderWall
Modifies the essential health provider repayment program by modifying the maximum amount of debt or expense repayment under certain circumstances.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(3/23/2022; Signed: March 23, 2022, Effective: June 20, 2022)
SB 247
PA 60
Health Insurance
VanderWall
Provides preauthorizations conducted by utilization review entities related to health care services.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(4/7/2022; Signed: April 7, 2022, Effective: April 7, 2022)
Health Orders
MacDonald
Provides limitations on certain gatherings in emergency orders in response to an epidemic.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in Senate (3/23/2021; 20-15; earlier discharged from Government Operations Committee and advanced to Third Reading with amendments adopted )
Medical Reimbursement
Hertel, C.
Revises reimbursement provisions for rehabilitation clinics.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/24/2021; To Insurance and Banking Committee)
COVID records
McBroom
Provides mandatory website disclosure of state records regarding COVID-19 pandemic.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/25/2021; To Oversight Committee)
Employment Discrimination
Hertel, C.
Expands prohibited employment discrimination practices to include asking a job applicant about past compensation.
Text & Analysis
Supplemental Appropriations
Runestad
Provides multiple departments for supplemental appropriations.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(3/25/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
Corporate Income Tax
Bumstead
Provides for a rollback of rate to 3.9%.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in Senate (3/3/2022; 22-15; Earlier advanced to Third Reading; Committee substitute S-2 adopted.)
Property Tax Exemptions
Wojno
Modifies principal residence exemption for individual residing in nursing home or assisted living facility.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(4/28/2021; To Finance Committee)
Medical Facility Policies
Theis
Prohibits medical providers implementing policies that prohibit certain persons from being present with minors or developmentally disabled individuals during medical procedures except under certain circumstances.
Text & Analysis
Health Professionals
Schmidt
Modifies reciprocity requirements for an individual licensed in Canada.
Text & Analysis
Re-referred
in House (10/5/2021; To Health Policy Committee)
Income Tax
Schmidt
Increases earned income tax credit.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Finance Committee (5/25/2022)
Health Orders
VanderWall
Provides limitations on face masks for certain individuals in emergency orders issued in response to an epidemic.
Text & Analysis
Received
in House (5/18/2021; To Session)
Emergency Orders
Stamas
Prohibits issuing an emergency order in response to an epidemic that limits visitation in certain health facilities under certain circumstances.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in House Health Policy Committee (9/22/2022)
Video Recorded Statements
Stamas
Allows consideration of videorecorded statements in certain proceedings.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/18/2021; To Judiciary and Public Safety Committee)
Epidemics
Horn
Provides definition of epidemic and places limits on the issuance of certain emergency orders involving epidemics.
Text & Analysis
Guardian/Conservator
Johnson, R.
Modifies guardians and conservators duties.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee (6/10/2021)
Guardian/Conservator
Runestad
Revises requirements to be appointed as guardian or conservator.
Text & Analysis
Committee Hearing
in Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee (6/10/2021)
Budget Deadline
Stamas
Extends budget deadline.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in Senate (6/17/2021; 35-0; earlier advanced to Third Reading with substitute S-3 adopted. )
Behavioral Health Care
Shirkey
Provides specialty integrated plan in behavioral health services.
Text & Analysis
Advanced to Third Reading
in Senate (3/2/2022; Earlier committee substitute S-3 adopted.)
Mental Health
Bizon
Provides updates regarding the transition from specialty prepaid inpatient health plans to specialty integration plans.
Text & Analysis
Advanced to Third Reading
in Senate (3/2/2022; Earlier committee substitute S-3 adopted.)
Multi-Department Supplemental
Stamas
Provides multidepartment supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020-2021.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(7/27/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
Multi-Department Supplemental
Stamas
Provides multidepartment supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2021-2022.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(7/27/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
Medicaid
Ananich
Creates sickle cell disease Medicaid managed care management collaboration act.
Text & Analysis
Reported
in Senate (6/16/2022; S-3 substitute adopted; By Health Policy and Human Services Committee)
Nurse Practitioners
Outman, R.
Modifies scope of practice of certified nurse practitioners.
Text & Analysis
Behavioral Health
Shirkey
Provides multidepartment supplemental for behavioral health changes.
Text & Analysis
Received
in House (6/16/2022; To Appropriations Committee)
General Aid
Stamas
Provides general supplemental aid for 2021-2022.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in Senate (12/9/2021; 21-16)
General Aid
Stamas
Provides general supplemental aid for 2021-2022.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(11/30/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
General Aid
Stamas
Provides general supplemental aid for 2021-2022.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in Senate (3/17/2022; 22-16)
SB 759
PA 167
Public Health Emergencies
VanderWall
Provides exemption from licensure for individuals who hold an out-of-state license for during certain shortages caused by public health emergencies.
Text & Analysis
Signed by the Governor
(12/27/2021; Signed: December 27, 2021, Effective: December 27, 2021)
Working Conditions
Geiss
Requires employers to provide breaks for employees with nursing children.
Text & Analysis
Income Tax Credit
Irwin
Expands eligibility for earned income tax credit.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(12/14/2021; To Finance Committee)
Health Facilities
VanderWall
Requires registration for certain laboratories.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in Senate (6/30/2022; 32-6; Earlier advanced to Third Reading with committee substitute S-3 adopted.)
Health and Human Services Appropriations
Outman, R.
Provides health and human services for fiscal year 2022-2023.
Text & Analysis
Referred to Conference Committee
in Senate (6/23/2022)
General Government Appropriations
Victory
Provides general government appropriations for fiscal year 2022-2023.
Text & Analysis
Referred to Conference Committee
in Senate (6/23/2022)
General Government Appropriations
Stamas
Provides appropriations for multiple departments and branches for fiscal year 2022-2023.
Text & Analysis
Conferees Named
in House (9/27/2022; Rep. Frederick replaces Rep. Albert as chair of conference)
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)
General Government Appropriations
Hertel, C.
Provides omnibus bill for executive recommendation.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(2/24/2022; To Appropriations Committee)
Health Professional License
Barrett
Allows board to reinstate a suspended license retroactively under certain conditions.
Text & Analysis
State Supplemental
Stamas
Provides appropriations for multiple departments and branches for fiscal year 2022-2023.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(9/7/2022; To Appropriations Committee)
COVID Vaccine
Morse
A resolution to recognize the life-saving work and innovation of employees in Michigan and around the country working to manufacture and distribute the COVID-19 vaccine.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in House (2/24/2021; Voice vote)
Month Designation
Roth
A resolution to declare April 2021 as Home Care Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in House (3/25/2021; Voice vote)
Nurses Week
Tisdel
A resolution to declare May 6-12, 2021, as Nurses Week in the state of Michigan.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in House (5/6/2021; Voice vote)
Week Designation
Calley
A resolution to declare May 9-15, 2021, as Skilled Nursing Care Week in the state of Michigan.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in House (5/11/2021; Voice vote)
Essential Workers
Neeley
A resolution to support the use of federal funding to provide heroes pay to essential workers.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(6/17/2021)
PACE Awareness
Whitsett
A resolution to declare September 2021 as PACE Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in House (8/17/2021; Voice vote)
Caregivers Day
Roth
A resolution to declare February 18, 2022, as Caregivers Day in the state of Michigan.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in House (2/17/2022; Voice vote )
Healthcare Decisions Day
Hope
A resolution to declare April 16, 2022, as Healthcare Decisions Day in the state of Michigan.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in House (4/13/2022; Voice vote)
Direct Support Professionals Recognition
Kuppa
A resolution to urge Congress to pass legislation to recognize the critical role of direct support professionals.
Text & Analysis
Introduced
(5/17/2022; To Health Policy Committee)
Denounce Attorney General
Runestad
A resolution to denounce the Attorney General's decision to not investigate the Governor's nursing home policy and the reported data on deaths in nursing homes and encourage county prosecutors to pursue investigations.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in Senate (3/18/2021; 20-15)
Month Designation
Irwin
A resolution to recognize April 2021 as Home Care Awareness Month.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in Senate (3/24/2021; Voice Vote)
Day Designation
Wojno
A resolution to recognize June 15, 2021, as Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in Senate (6/8/2021; Voice Vote)
Essential Workers
Bullock
A resolution to support the use of federal funding to provide Hero pay to essential workers.
Text & Analysis
Received
in Senate (6/30/2021; To Appropriations Committee)
Vaccination Requirements
Theis
A resolution to condemn President Joe Biden's decision to impose vaccine requirements on private employers.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in Senate (11/10/2021; Voice Vote; Earlier committee substitute S-1 adopted)
Frontline Workers
Roth
A concurrent resolution to honor and recognize frontline workers in the state of Michigan.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in Senate (2/11/2021; Adopted)
COVID-19
Glenn
A concurrent resolution to recognize the victims lost to COVID-19 and to express our most sincere condolences to the families that have lost loved ones to COVID-19.
Text & Analysis
Passed
in Senate (2/11/2021; Adopted)
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