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2016 Senate Bill 809: Create veterans’ facility ombudsman office

Public Act 198 of 2016

Introduced by Sen. Peter MacGregor R-Rockford on February 18, 2016
To create a state veterans’ facility ombudsman office.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs & Homeland Security Committee on February 18, 2016
Reported in the Senate on May 10, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on May 19, 2016
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on May 19, 2016
Reported in the House on June 7, 2016
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Henry Yanez D-Sterling Heights on June 7, 2016
To require the proposed ombudsman office to conduct an investigation and hold a hearing on every complaint it receives.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 7, 2016
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 21, 2016