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2017 Senate Bill 161: Establish B-24 Liberator as symbolic "state airplane"
Introduced by Sen. Rebekah Warren (D) on February 15, 2017
To establish that the B-24 Liberator flown by the U.S. Army Air Force and Navy in WW II shall be deemed the “official airplane” of the state of Michigan. The B-24 was a sophisticated four-engine bomber produced in huge numbers by the Ford Motor Company on an unprecedented mile-length assembly line at the purpose-built Willow Run plant in Wayne County.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on February 15, 2017
Reported in the Senate on May 9, 2017
With the recommendation that the bill pass.

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