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2006 Senate Bill 1397: Require school food allergy policies
  1. Introduced by Sen. Michael Switalski (D) on September 5, 2006, to require school districts to adopt policies designed to limit the exposure of students with severe food allergies, and ensure timely response in the event such exposure occurs. Also, to require the state Department of Education to adopt a model food allergy policy.
    • Referred to the Senate Education Committee on September 5, 2006.


it died  by Anonymous Citizen on August 23, 2007 

without having come to a vote at the end of the 2005-06 legislative session. you might do a legislative search to see if a new version has been introduced in the current session.

Sooo....  by ttowne on August 23, 2007 
Where is this now??????

School Board and DeVos  by Anonymous Citizen on October 25, 2006 
DeVos says Michigan needs businessman running things
GOP gubernatorial candidate points to state's poor economy

By Stacey Range
Lansing State Journal

WILLIAMSTON - A pointed question came from an unexpected source: "How did you get into this election?" 8-year-old Alex Kemp asked Dick DeVos.

After a brief moment of surprise, the Republican gubernatorial candidate replied with a simple and what appeared to be satisfactory answer for the inquisitive young minds gathered at his feet.

"If you work very hard in your career and decide you want to work very hard for the people of Michigan, you start to go around and ask people to vote for you," DeVos told the 22 third-graders at Discovery Elementary School, where on Monday he kicked off his third and final statewide bus tour before the Nov. 7 election.


But the real story behind his campaign to unseat Gov. Jennifer Granholm isn't so simple.

The multimillionaire businessman from west Michigan is not a traditional politician. He's shy and sometimes jumbles his thoughts, evidence he's not the gifted speaker Granholm is.

His two forays into politics - an election to the State Board of Education and leading/bankrolling a ballot proposal on school vouchers- ended badly. He quit the board two years into an eight-year term after missing a quarter of the meetings because of business obligations. And voters soundly rejected the vouchers issue 69 percent to 31 percent in 2000.

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