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2013 Senate Bill 418: Exempt travel agents from insurance agent licensure mandate

Public Act 150 of 2014

  1. Introduced by Sen. Joe Hune (R) on June 11, 2013, to exempt travel agents from the licensure mandate imposed on insurance agents. Travel agents often sell trip insurance that is incidental to the planned travel.
    • Referred to the Senate Insurance Committee on June 11, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on June 12, 2013, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on October 9, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 9, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Sen. Tom Casperson (R) on October 15, 2013, to clarify the exemption in a way that potentially reduces its scope by a small amount. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 15, 2013.
  2. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on October 15, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on October 15, 2013.
    • Referred to the House Insurance Committee on October 15, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on March 13, 2014, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 107 to 3 in the House on May 27, 2014, to exempt travel agents from the licensure mandate imposed on insurance agents. Travel agents often sell trip insurance that is incidental to the planned travel.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 11, 2014.

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