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2014 House Bill 5686: Revise drain code provisions for multi-county drains

Public Act 552 of 2014

  1. Introduced by Rep. Al Pscholka (R) on June 12, 2014, to revise the law that authorizes local road commissions or the state Department of Transportation to petition a drain commission for a drain to remove surplus water from land adjacent to a road, so as to extend this authority to requesting a drain that traverses more than one county.   Full Text and Analysis.
    • Referred to the House Local Government Committee on June 12, 2014.
      • Reported in the House on October 2, 2014, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    1. Passed 104 to 2 in the House on November 13, 2014, to revise the law that authorizes local road commissions or the state Department of Transportation to petition a drain commission for a drain to remove surplus water from land adjacent to a road, so as to extend this authority to requesting a drain that traverses more than one county.
      Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"
  2. Received in the Senate on December 2, 2014.
    • Referred to the Senate Local Government & Elections Committee on December 2, 2014.
      • Reported in the Senate on December 15, 2014, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    1. Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on December 17, 2014, to revise the law that authorizes local road commissions or the state Department of Transportation to petition a drain commission for a drain to remove surplus water from land adjacent to a road, so as to extend this authority to requesting a drain that traverses more than one county.
      Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"
  3. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 10, 2015.

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