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2016 House Bill 5247: Permit green flashing lights on snow plow trucks

Public Act 161 of 2016

Introduced by Rep. Rob VerHeulen R-Walker on January 26, 2016
To allow snow plow trucks to use green flashing green lights, in addition to the current yellow lights prescribed by law. Having two colors is said to make the trucks easier to notice in snowstorms.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on January 26, 2016
Reported in the House on March 8, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on March 23, 2016
Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on March 23, 2016
Reported in the Senate on May 10, 2016
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 8, 2016