Legislation Track as of 2-10-2017 for The American Legion Department of Michigan

Below you will find a list of bills referring to veterans, military, or of general interest to the members of The American Legion in Michigan as of today February 10, 2017

To read the bills go to: http://www.legislature.mi.gov

If you have any questions or comments about any of them please email me: info@michiganlegion.org

All bills and resolutions in your current tracking list:
(Bills and resolutions with recent movement will be highlighted in blue.)

Budgets

 SB 0146  - APPROPRIATIONS, Military Affairs and Veterans Affairs, Provide for appropriations for the department of military and veterans affairs for the fiscal year 2017- 2018. (Nofs, Mike (R), 02/09/17)
(Status: 02/09/2017 - INTRODUCED BY SENATOR MICHAEL NOFS)

General

 HB 4081  - GAMING, Bingo and Charitable Gaming, Provide for millionaire parties general amendments. (Barrett, Tom (R), 01/24/17)
(Status: 01/25/2017 - bill electronically reproduced 01/24/2017)

MCL Tracking: 432 - Gaming
Position: Support

 HB 4094  - CONSUMER CREDIT, Credit Reports and Reporting Agencies, Provide for free credit freeze for active duty military personnel. (Kosowski, Robert (D), 01/26/17)
(Status: 01/31/2017 - bill electronically reproduced 01/26/2017)

Position: Support

 HB 4095  - NATURAL RESOURCES, Hunting, Provide lotteries for hunting first preference to veterans. (Kosowski, Robert (D), 01/26/17)
(Status: 01/31/2017 - bill electronically reproduced 01/26/2017)

Position: Support

 HB 4140  - HOLIDAYS, Other, Designate Blue Star Mothers Day as February 1. (Alexander, Julie (R), 02/01/17)
(Status: 02/02/2017 - bill electronically reproduced 02/01/2017)

Position: Support

 HB 4160  - TRAFFIC CONTROL, Traffic Regulation, Allow solicitation of contributions in public roadways by certain nonprofit organizations under certain circumstances. (Hernandez, Shane (R), 02/02/17)
(Status: 02/07/2017 - bill electronically reproduced 02/02/2017)

Position: Support

 SB 0035  - GAMING, Bingo and Charitable Gaming, Provide for general amendments to millionaire parties. (Jones, Rick (R), 01/18/17)
(Status: 02/09/2017 - referred to Committee on Regulatory Reform)

MCL Tracking: 432 - Gaming
Position: Support

Stored Notes  Notes on SB 0035:
Passed out of the Senate Feb 9 2017


 SB 0070  - VETERANS, Benefits, Expand service bonus for certain Vietnam veterans eligibility. (Gregory, Vincent (D), 01/31/17)
(Status: 01/31/2017 - INTRODUCED BY SENATOR VINCENT GREGORY)

MCL Tracking: 35 - Veterans and Military of the Armed Forces
Position: Neutral

 SB 0090  - HOLIDAYS, Other, Designate February 1 as "Blue Star Mothers Day". (Knezek, David (D), 02/01/17)
(Status: 02/14/2017 - REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT)

Position: Support

 SR 0008  - Blue Star Mothers Day, A resolution to commemorate February 1, 2017, as Blue Star Mother's Day. (Knezek, David (D), 01/31/17)
(Status: 02/01/2017 - INTRODUCED BY SENATOR DAVID KNEZEK)

Position: Support

Insurance

 HB 4041  - INSURANCE, Insurers, Require expired, terminated, or canceled automobile insurance notification to secretary of state, and increase fines for second offense of operating vehicle without insurance. (Lucido, Peter (R), 01/18/17)
(Status: 01/24/2017 - bill electronically reproduced 01/18/2017)


 HB 4042  - TRAFFIC CONTROL, Driver License, Increase operating a motor vehicle without valid driver license penalties and require police officers to take certain actions. (Lucido, Peter (R), 01/18/17)
(Status: 01/24/2017 - bill electronically reproduced 01/18/2017)


 HB 4043  - LAW ENFORCEMENT, Communications, Establish missing senior and vulnerable adult plan. (Farrington, Diana (R), 01/18/17)
(Status: 01/24/2017 - bill electronically reproduced 01/18/2017)


 HB 4048  - VETERANS, Veterans Homes, Provide for veterans employment preference at verterans facilities. (Graves, Joseph (R), 01/18/17)
(Status: 01/24/2017 - bill electronically reproduced 01/18/2017)

Position: Support

 HB 4053  - STATE, Symbol, Establish English as official state language. (Barrett, Tom (R), 01/18/17)
(Status: 01/24/2017 - bill electronically reproduced 01/18/2017)

Taxes

 HB 4104  - PROPERTY TAX, Exemptions, Provide for requirement to issue a receipt to disabled veteran filing an affidavit for exemption of property taxes. (Wentworth, Jason (R), 01/26/17)
(Status: 01/31/2017 - bill electronically reproduced 01/26/2017)

Position: Support

 HB 4111  - INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX, Veterans, Increase property tax credit for certain qualified veterans. (Yanez, Henry (D), 01/26/17)
(Status: 01/31/2017 - bill electronically reproduced 01/26/2017)

Position: Support

 HB 4139  - PROPERTY TAX, Exemptions, Modify criteria to qualify for property tax exemptions for disabled veterans. (Chirkun, John (D), 02/01/17)
(Status: 02/02/2017 - bill electronically reproduced 02/01/2017)

Position: Support

 HB 4144  - INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX, Credit, Provide for tax credit for certain qualified volunteers. (Iden, Brandt (R), 02/02/17)
(Status: 02/07/2017 - bill electronically reproduced 02/02/2017)


 SB 0045  - PROPERTY TAX, Exemptions, Modify exemption for disabled veterans. (Hildenbrand, Dave (R), 01/18/17)
(Status: 01/18/2017 - INTRODUCED BY SENATOR DAVID HILDENBRAND)

Position: Support

 SB 0089  - CORPORATE INCOME TAX, Credits, Create credit for certain employers that provide employment for certain veterans. (Gregory, Vincent (D), 02/01/17)
(Status: 02/01/2017 - INTRODUCED BY SENATOR VINCENT GREGORY)

Position: Support

Veteran Homes

 SB 0075  - VETERANS, Veterans Homes, Provide for requirement for Michigan veterans' facility to notify certain legislators of the death of a constituent. (O'Brien, Margaret (R), 01/31/17)
(Status: 02/14/2017 - REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1)

MCL Tracking: 36 - Michigan Veterans Facilities



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