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2021 House Bill 5294: Extend reach of ban on offering faux-government services

Public Act 22 of 2022

Introduced by Rep. Sarah Lightner R-Springport on September 14, 2021
To expand a provision of a state “consumer protection act” that restricts third parties from offering online services that are similar to ones performed by a governmental agency, by requiring they “conspicuously” indicate that the operation is not a government entity, and disclosing the prices and terms.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on September 14, 2021
Reported in the House on October 26, 2021
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the Senate on November 30, 2021
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on November 30, 2021
Reported in the Senate on February 9, 2022
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on March 10, 2022