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2007 Senate Bill 79: Eliminate vehicle registration signature requirement

Public Act 143 of 2007

Introduced by Sen. Ron Jelinek (R) on January 25, 2007 To eliminate the requirement that the owner of a vehicle must sign the vehicle registration certificate.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on January 25, 2007
Reported in the Senate on March 28, 2007 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on April 17, 2007 To eliminate the requirement that the owner of a non-commercial vehicle must sign the vehicle registration certificate.
Received in the House on April 17, 2007
Referred to the House Transportation Committee on April 17, 2007
Reported in the House on October 11, 2007 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Richard LeBlanc (D) on October 23, 2007 To still require the owners of commercial vehicles to sign the registration.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on October 23, 2007
Passed 109 to 1 in the House on October 23, 2007 (same description)
To eliminate the requirement that the owner of a vehicle must sign the vehicle registration certificate.
Received in the Senate on October 24, 2007
Received in the House on October 30, 2007
Moved to reconsider by Rep. Steve Tobocman (D) on October 30, 2007 The vote by which the House passed the bill.
The motion passed by voice vote in the House on October 30, 2007
Moved to reconsider by Rep. Steve Tobocman (D) on November 6, 2007 The vote by which the House adopted the amendment offered previously by Rep. LeBlanc.
The motion passed by voice vote in the House on November 6, 2007
Amendment offered by Rep. Richard LeBlanc (D) on November 6, 2007 To still require the owners of commercial vehicles to sign the registration.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on November 6, 2007
Passed 108 to 0 in the House on November 6, 2007 To eliminate the requirement that the owner of a vehicle must sign the vehicle registration certificate.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on November 19, 2007

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