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2014 Senate Bill 1055: Repeal mandate that state printing be done in Michigan print shops

Public Act 562 of 2014

Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson (R) on September 11, 2014
To repeal a requirement that all state-funded printing must be done by Michigan print shops.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing Committee on September 11, 2014
Reported in the Senate on September 30, 2014
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Substitute offered by Sen. Tom Casperson (R) on November 6, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 6, 2014
Passed 24 to 13 in the Senate on November 6, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To repeal a requirement that all state-funded printing must be done by Michigan print shops. The bill leaves in effect a "prevailing wage" mandate on state-funded printing, which prohibits granting the lowest bid to a shop unless its employees are paid the equivalent of local union wages.
Received in the House on October 6, 2014
Referred to the House Michigan Competitiveness Committee on October 6, 2014
Reported in the House on December 9, 2014
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 68 to 41 in the House on December 18, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To repeal a requirement that all state-funded printing must be done by Michigan print shops. The would leave in effect a "prevailing wage" mandate on state-funded printing, which prohibits granting the lowest bid to a shop unless its employees are paid the equivalent of local union wages.
Received in the Senate on December 18, 2014
Passed 24 to 14 in the Senate on December 18, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 10, 2015

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