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2013 Senate Bill 623: Revise nonprofit corporations law

Public Act 557 of 2014

  1. Introduced by Sen. Mike Kowall (R) on October 16, 2013, to revise and update details of many provisions in the state law governing nonprofit corporations.
    • Referred to the Senate Economic Development Committee on October 16, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on May 15, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on May 21, 2014. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 21, 2014.
  2. Passed 33 to 2 in the Senate on May 27, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on May 27, 2014.
    • Referred to the House Commerce Committee on May 27, 2014.
      • Reported in the House on November 13, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1)* be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Jim Townsend (D) on December 16, 2014, to revise terms in the bill to reflect the nature of nonprofit organizations as compared to for profit ones. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 16, 2014.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Frank Foster (R) on December 16, 2014, to revise procedures in the bill to reflect the nature of nonprofit organizations as compared to for profit ones. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 16, 2014.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Frank Foster (R) on December 16, 2014, to remove a reference to religious organizations that own a cemetery. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 16, 2014.
  4. Passed 77 to 32 in the House on December 18, 2014, to revise and update details of many provisions in the state law governing nonprofit corporations.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the Senate on December 18, 2014.
  6. Passed 37 to 1 in the Senate on December 18, 2014, to concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 10, 2015.

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