2016 Senate Bill 812

Establish official state insect

Introduced in the Senate

Feb. 23, 2016

Introduced by Sen. Jim Marleau (R-12)

To establish that henceforth the monarch butterfly and no other butterfly or bug shall be the state of Michigan’s official insect. Monarchs are reportedly the official insect in Texas, Alabama, West Virginia, Illinois, Minnesota, Vermont, and Idaho.

Referred to the Committee on Government Operations