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2009 House Bill 4917: Reform Detroit police and fire pension board selection
Introduced by Rep. Fred Durhal, III (D) on May 12, 2009
To prohibit Detroit police and fire unions from bargaining in contract negotiations over whether a retiree is selected to represent retired employees on the pension board. The unions have sued to stop the appointment of a retire on the board; there have extensive allegations of corruption related to this board.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Labor Committee on May 12, 2009
Reported in the House on August 18, 2010
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on November 10, 2010
To not include the provision establishing that retirees could vote but not nominate candidates for the pension board.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on November 10, 2010
Received in the Senate on November 30, 2010
Vetoed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 21, 2010