Introduced by Sen. Dave Hildenbrand (R) on March 14, 2012
To establish that a person whose private employment compensation comes from a direct or indirect government subsidy is not considered a government employee, and so is not subject to being inducted into a government employee union. Such a scheme involving home day care providers was ended after a Mackinac Center lawsuit, and the bill would end a similar one extracting SEIU union dues from home health care workers. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing Committee on March 14, 2012
Reported in the Senate on March 22, 2012
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on March 22, 2012
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 22, 2012
Amendment offered by Sen. Coleman Young, II (D) on March 22, 2012
To strip-out a provision that essentially makes the bill retroactive, by establishing that the state's past recognition of unionizations of the sort the bill would prohibit were invalid.