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2021 Senate Bill 183: Revise medical facility rationing law “Certificate of Need”

Public Act 265 of 2022

Introduced by Sen. Michael MacDonald R-Macomb Township on February 24, 2021
To delete a provision of state Certificate of Need (CON) law that prohibits a Detroit hospital from transferring more than 35% of its licensed beds to another hospital more than once. This law requires prospective hospitals, clinics and other potential medical care providers and facilities get permission from a commission comprised of industry incumbents before a potential new entrant can open a new clinic or hospital.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee on February 24, 2021
Reported in the Senate on March 23, 2021
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on March 24, 2021
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on March 24, 2021
Substitute offered by Rep. Andrew Fink R-Hillsdale on December 7, 2022
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 7, 2022
Received in the Senate on December 7, 2022
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on December 22, 2022