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2011 House Bill 4770: Ban government benefits for “domestic partners”

Public Act 297 of 2011

Introduced by Rep. David Agema R-Grandville on June 16, 2011
To prohibit the state, public schools, colleges and universities, and local governments from providing medical benefits or other fringe benefits to an employee’s “domestic partner,” defined as someone who is not married to the employee and not a dependent or survivor.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Oversight, Reform, and Ethics Committee on June 16, 2011
Reported in the House on June 22, 2011
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Rudy Hobbs D-Lathrup Village on September 14, 2011
To require the state Department of Civil Rights to submit a report indicating "the number of minor children who have been affected by an application" of this bill if passed.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on September 14, 2011
Amendment offered by Rep. Lisa Brown D-West Bloomfield on September 14, 2011
To exempt state universities from the application of the bill.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on September 14, 2011
Received in the Senate on September 20, 2011
Referred to the Senate Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing Committee on September 20, 2011
Reported in the Senate on October 20, 2011
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on December 7, 2011
To exclude state universities and community colleges from the bill's provisions.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 7, 2011
To prohibit the state, public schools, and local governments from providing medical benefits or other fringe benefits to an employee’s “domestic partner,” defined as someone who is not married to the employee and not a dependent or survivor.
Received in the House on December 7, 2011
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 22, 2011

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