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2013 Senate Bill 515: Declare blueberry as the official state fruit
  1. Introduced by Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker (R) on September 19, 2013, to establish in law that henceforth the blueberry (Vaccinium Cyanococcus) shall be designated as the official State of Michigan fruit. Note: At present, Michigan does not have an official state fruit. Past bills have proposed designating the cherry as the official state fruit, and apple cider as the official state beverage.
    • Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on September 19, 2013.