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2017 Senate Bill 331: Impose licensure on genetic counselors

Public Act 624 of 2018

Introduced by Sen. Judy Emmons (R) on April 26, 2017
To impose licensure, fees and more on “genetic counselors” as they are defined in the bill. This would not apply if a person was certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics as a Doctor of Philosophy Medical Geneticist.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Health Policy Committee on April 26, 2017
Reported in the Senate on June 6, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on June 12, 2018
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on June 12, 2018
Reported in the House on December 12, 2018
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Substitute offered by Rep. Hank Vaupel (R) on December 20, 2018
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 20, 2018
Received in the Senate on December 21, 2018
Passed 36 to 2 in the Senate on December 21, 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