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2015 House Bill 4444: Increase and/or extend government license and permit fees

Public Act 59 of 2015

Introduced by Rep. Chris Afendoulis (R) on April 14, 2015
To increase the per-bed license fee for a psychiatric hospital unit and eliminate a $5,000 cap on these fees. Also to revise this licensure statute to reflect various changes in the practice of psychiatry, and to extend the minimum time between state inspections of these facilities.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on April 14, 2015
Reported in the House on April 16, 2015
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 57 to 52 in the House on May 21, 2015.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To increase the annual license fee for a psychiatric hospital from $300 to $500 plus $10 per bed, and eliminate a $5,000 cap on these fees. Also to revise this licensure statute to reflect various changes in the practice of psychiatry, and to extend the minimum time between state inspections of these facilities.
Received in the Senate on May 26, 2015
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on May 26, 2015
Reported in the Senate on June 3, 2015
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 10, 2015

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