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2012 House Bill 5391: Authorize bus driver background checks and fingerprinting

Public Act 341 of 2012

  1. Introduced by Rep. Matt Huuki (R) on February 9, 2012, to allow municipal transit agencies, or commercial bus services, to fingerprint and run criminal background checks on prospective bus drivers.
    • Referred to the House Transportation Committee on February 9, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on June 6, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on September 12, 2012. The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on September 12, 2012.
    • Substitute offered by Rep. Paul Opsommer (R) on September 12, 2012, to replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 12, 2012.
  2. Passed 108 to 0 in the House on September 12, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on September 13, 2012.
    • Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on September 13, 2012.
      • Reported in the Senate on September 27, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on September 27, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on September 27, 2012.
  4. Passed 35 to 0 in the Senate on September 27, 2012, to allow municipal transit agencies, or commercial bus services, to fingerprint and run criminal background checks on prospective bus drivers.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on September 27, 2012.
  6. Passed 107 to 0 in the House on September 27, 2012, to concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 16, 2012.

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2012 House Bill 5391 (Authorize bus driver background checks and fingerprinting )  by admin on November 8, 2012 
Introduced in the House on February 9, 2012, to allow municipal transit agencies, or commercial bus services, to fingerprint and run criminal background checks on prospective bus drivers

The vote was 108 in favor, 0 opposed and 2 not voting

(House Roll Call 521 at House Journal 0)

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