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2014 House Bill 5284: Give contractor licensure board more discretion to deny license

Public Act 176 of 2014

Introduced by Rep. Marilyn Lane (D) on February 6, 2014
To give the board of political appointees authorized to establish standards for allowing a person to get a state license to earn a living as a residential builder or renovation contractor more discretion in choosing whether to allow a particular individual to get a license, and make other changes to this law.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on February 6, 2014
Reported in the House on March 4, 2014
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on May 7, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 7, 2014
To eliminate the state licensing bureau's authority to require evidence of a licensed residential builder or renovation contractor financial stability, or that of a license applicant. The bill provides procedures for former licensees who were denied a license on this basis, provided they have taken a three hour continuing education course in the past year.
Received in the Senate on May 13, 2014
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on May 13, 2014
Reported in the Senate on May 27, 2014
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on June 4, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 4, 2014
Received in the House on June 4, 2014
Amendment offered by Rep. Hugh Crawford (R) on June 10, 2014
To clarify wording that specifies what requirements are needed by a company seeking a contractor license.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 10, 2014
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Received in the Senate on June 11, 2014
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 17, 2014

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