Skip to content

Bill Tracking

Tracking Status Report Rich Farran

Vaccine Exemptions

Provides for exemptions for vaccines related to a health pandemic.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (1/26/2021; To Health Policy Committee)

Supplemental Appropriations

Provides for supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2019-20.
Text/Analysis
Referred in Senate (2/23/2021; To Appropriations Committee)

Supplemental Appropriations

Provides for supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020-21.
Text/Analysis
Enrolled in House (4/21/2021; Earlier concurred in Senate substitute 108-0)

Supplemental Appropriations

Provides for supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020-21.
Text/Analysis
Referred in Senate (2/23/2021; To Appropriations Committee)

Supplemental Appropriations

Provides for multi-department supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020-21.
Text/Analysis
Referred in Senate (2/23/2021; To Appropriations Committee)

Supplemental Appropriations

Provides for supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020-2021.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (1/27/2021; To Appropriations Committee)

Nurse Compact

Enacts nurse licensure compact.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (1/27/2021; To Health Policy Committee)

HB 4047

(PA 2)
Supplemental Appropriations

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

Eliminates language related to cost exceeding savings.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (2/2/2021; To Health Policy Committee)

Emergency Reserve

Provides for emergency materials and supplies reserve.
Text/Analysis
Committee Hearing in House Health Policy Committee (3/25/2021)

Vulnerable Adults

Provides for definitions for certain crimes against vulnerable adults.
Text/Analysis
Referred to Judiciary (4/20/2021; From Families, Children and Seniors Committee)

Supplemental Appropriations

Provides for supplemental appropriations for the 2020-21 fiscal year.
Text/Analysis
Committee Hearing in House Appropriations Committee (2/10/2021)

Sales Tax Exemptions

Provides for exemption for certain personal protective equipment.
Text/Analysis
Referred in Senate (3/4/2021; To Finance Committee)

Use Tax Exemptions

Provides for exemption for certain personal protective equipment.
Text/Analysis
Referred in Senate (3/4/2021; To Finance Committee)

Declared Emergencies

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

Provides for medication aide training and permit program.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (2/23/2021; To Health Policy Committee)

Nursing Homes

Creates nursing home advisory commission.
Text/Analysis
Committee Hearing in House Health Policy Committee (2/25/2021)

COVID Risks

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)

Background Checks

Requires criminal history check for employees, volunteers, or independent contractors of a local area agency on aging.
Text/Analysis
Reported in House (3/10/2021; 9-0; Substitute H-1 Adopted; By Families, Children and Seniors Committee)

Unemployment Benefits

Increases weekly dependent care amount and benefit period.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (2/24/2021; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)

Telehealth

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

Provides for executive recommendation omnibus budget.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (2/25/2021; To Appropriations Committee)

DHHS budget

Provides for Department of Health and Human Services budget for 2021-22.
Text/Analysis
Referred to Appropriations (4/21/2021; From Appropriations Health and Human Services Subcommittee)

Omnibus Budget

Provides for omnibus budget for 2021-22.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/2/2021; To Appropriations Committee)

Minimum Wage

Increases minimum wage rate and indexes to inflation.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/2/2021; To Commerce and Tourism Committee)

Supplemental Appropriations

Provides supplemental appropriations for 2020-21.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/2/2021; To Appropriations Committee)

Supplemental Appropriations

Provides for multi-department supplemental for 2021-22.
Text/Analysis
Committee Hearing in House Appropriations Committee (4/21/2021)

Supplemental Appropriations

Provides for multi-department supplemental for 2021-22.
Text/Analysis
Committee Hearing in House Appropriations Committee (4/21/2021)

Elderly Care

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

Prohibits requiring certain vaccinations as a condition of employment.
Text/Analysis
Re-referred in House (3/23/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)

vulnerable adult embezzlement

Includes vulnerable adults in prohibition of embezzlement from elder adults.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/9/2021; To Families, Children and Seniors Committee)

vulnerable adult assault

Modifies certain penalties for assaults on elder or vulnerable adults.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/9/2021; To Families, Children and Seniors Committee)

elder adults crimes

Includes elder adults in Mental Health Code references to Penal Code chapter on vulnerable adults.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/9/2021; To Families, Children and Seniors Committee)

elder adults crimes

Includes elder adults in Public Health Code reference to Penal Code chapter on vulnerable adults.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/9/2021; To Families, Children and Seniors Committee)

elder adults crimes

Includes elder adults in Adult Foster Care Licensing Act references to Penal Code chapter on vulnerable adults.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/9/2021; To Government Operations Committee)

vulnerable adult embezzlement

Provides sentencing guidelines for embezzlement from a vulnerable adult.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/9/2021; To Families, Children and Seniors Committee)

vulnerable adult assault

Provides sentencing guidelines for elder adult abuse.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/9/2021; To Families, Children and Seniors Committee)

elder adults crimes

Includes elder adults in Estates and Protected Individuals Code references to Penal Code chapter on vulnerable adults.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/9/2021; To Families, Children and Seniors Committee)

nurse staffing

Requires hospitals develop nurse staffing plans.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/9/2021; To Health Policy Committee)

nurse overtime

Prohibits mandatory overtime for nurses except under certain circumstances.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/9/2021; To Health Policy Committee)

nurse/patient ratios

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

Revises medical treatment benefits and reimbursement provisions for rehabilitation clinics.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/10/2021; To Insurance Committee)

Pay Equity

Establishes commission on pay equity and specifies duties.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/24/2021; To Workforce, Trades and Talent Committee)

Nursing Home Investigations

Allocates funding to prosecuting attorneys coordinating council to investigate nursing home policies.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/25/2021; To Appropriations Committee)

certificate of need

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

Enacts a physical therapy licensure compact under the Public Health Code.
Text/Analysis
Passed in Senate (2/18/2021; 25-10)

supplemental appropriations

Provides for supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2019-2020.
Text/Analysis
Passed in Senate (3/18/2021; 20-15; earlier advanced to Third Reading)

supplemental appropriations

Provides for supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020-2021.
Text/Analysis
Passed in Senate (3/25/2021; 20-15; earlier advanced to Third Reading with committee substitute S-1 adopted)

supplemental appropriations

Provides for supplemental appropriations for multi-year supplemental for the fiscal years ending September 30, 2020 and September 30, 2021.
Text/Analysis
Passed in Senate (3/18/2021; 20-15; earlier advanced to Third Reading)

nursing homes

Allows under certain circumstances within the Public Health Code for electronic monitoring devices in nursing homes.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (1/26/2021; To Health Policy and Human Services Committee)

supplemental appropriations

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

Authorizes supplemental appropriations for various state agencies and departments for fiscal year 2020-2021.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (1/26/2021; To Appropriations Committee)

supplemental appropriations

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

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

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

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

Makes appropriations for the Department of Health and Human Services for Fiscal Year 2021-22.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (2/2/2021; To Appropriations Committee)

licensing and regulatory affairs budget

Provides appropriations for the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs for Fiscal Year 2021-22.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (2/2/2021; To Appropriations Committee)

omnibus budget

Provides omnibus appropriations for various state departments for Fiscal Year 2021-22.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (2/2/2021; To Appropriations Committee)

emergency supplies

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

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

Provides for supplemental appropriations for various departments and state agencies for Fiscal year 2020-21.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (2/18/2021; To Appropriations Committee)

licensing

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
Passed in Senate (4/21/2021; 34-0)

licensing

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

Provides for worker's compensation benefits and infectious disease presumption for essential employees during a declared emergency.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (2/23/2021; To Economic and Small Business Development Committee)

labor

Increases maximum penalties for Michigan Occupational Health and Safety Act violations.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (2/23/2021; To Economic and Small Business Development Committee)

unemployment benefits

Expands unemployment benefits for certain employees during a declared emergency under the Michigan Employment Security Act.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (2/24/2021; To Economic and Small Business Development Committee)

certificate of need

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
Passed in Senate (3/24/2021; 20-15)

certificate of need

Modifies membership of the Certificate of Need Commission.
Text/Analysis
Passed in Senate (3/24/2021; 35-0)

certificate of need

Provides for general revisions to certificate of need statute.
Text/Analysis
Passed in Senate (3/24/2021; 35-0)

omnibus appropriations

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

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

Requires the development of a staffing plan for nurses under the Public Health Code.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/4/2021; To Health Policy and Human Services Committee)

health facilities

Requires hospitals to maintain records of direct care registered professional nurse-to-patient ratios for each unit for each shift.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/4/2021; To Health Policy and Human Services Committee)

Long-Term Care

Modifies duties of the long-term care ombudsman during a declared emergency.
Text/Analysis
Committee Hearing in Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee (4/15/2021)

Health Occupation Expenses

Modifies the essential health provider repayment program by modifying the maximum amount of debt or expense repayment under certain circumstances.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/16/2021; To Health Policy and Human Services Committee)

Health Insurance

Provides preauthorizations conducted by utilization review entities related to health care services.
Text/Analysis
Committee Hearing in Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee (4/22/2021)

Health Orders

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

Revises reimbursement provisions for rehabilitation clinics.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/24/2021; To Insurance and Banking Committee)

COVID records

Provides mandatory website disclosure of state records regarding COVID-19 pandemic.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/25/2021; To Oversight Committee)

Employment Discrimination

Expands prohibited employment discrimination practices to include asking a job applicant about past compensation.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/25/2021; To Economic and Small Business Development Committee)

Supplemental Appropriations

Provides multiple departments for supplemental appropriations.
Text/Analysis
Introduced (3/25/2021; To Appropriations Committee)

COVID Vaccine

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

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)

Denounce Attorney General

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

A resolution to recognize April 2021 as Home Care Awareness Month.
Text/Analysis
Passed in Senate (3/24/2021; Voice Vote)

Frontline Workers

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

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)

Share

Copyy View