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2016 Senate Bill 953: Let schools get into billboard business, change regulations
Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson (R) on May 4, 2016
To revise many details of the detailed, complex and restrictive regulations and requirements imposed on billboard owners. Among other things the bill would allow public schools to get into the billboard business by renting signs located on school property.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on May 4, 2016
Reported in the Senate on October 18, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on November 9, 2016
Referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on November 9, 2016
Reported in the House on December 6, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered by Rep. Bradford Jacobsen (R) on December 14, 2016
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 14, 2016
Amendment offered by Rep. John Chirkun (D) on December 14, 2016
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 14, 2016
Amendment offered by Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo (D) on December 14, 2016
To only allow regular public schools to erect billboards, not charter schools.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 14, 2016
Received in the Senate on December 15, 2016
Passed 27 to 10 in the Senate on December 15, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Vetoed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 5, 2017

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