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2017 House Bill 4205: Limit state department rulemaking authority

Public Act 602 of 2018

Introduced by Rep. Triston Cole (R) on February 14, 2017
To prohibit a state department from promulgating rules more stringent than required by federal standards, unless specifically required by state statute, or if the department director determines there is a "clear and convincing need" to do so.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Oversight Committee on February 14, 2017
Reported in the House on March 23, 2017
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Joseph Graves (R) on May 17, 2017
To specify that the "no more stringent" provision would apply in cases where "exceptional circumstances" warrant it.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on May 17, 2017
Passed 57 to 50 in the House on May 18, 2017.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To prohibit a state department from promulgating rules more stringent than required by federal standards, unless specifically required by state statute, or if the department director determines "the preponderance of the evidence" shows a need to do so. Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has vetoed previous versions of this proposal..
Received in the Senate on May 23, 2017
Referred to the Senate Oversight Committee on May 23, 2017
Reported in the Senate on October 10, 2017
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 24 to 13 in the Senate on December 5, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To prohibit a state department from promulgating rules more stringent than required by federal standards, unless specifically required by state statute, or if the department director determines there is a "clear and convincing" need to do so. Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has vetoed previous versions of this proposal.
Received in the House on December 4, 2018
Moved to reconsider by Rep. Dan Lauwers (R) on December 12, 2018
The vote by which the house passed the bill.
The motion passed by voice vote in the House on December 12, 2018
Received in the House on December 12, 2018
Amendment offered by Rep. Triston Cole (R) on December 12, 2018
To establish a new date on which the bill will go into effect if passed.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 12, 2018
Passed 57 to 52 in the House on December 12, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Received in the Senate on December 13, 2018
Passed 23 to 14 in the Senate on December 13, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 28, 2018

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