2022 Senate Bill 1081

Stop naming roads after politicians

Introduced in the Senate

June 14, 2022

Introduced by Sen. Tom Barrett (R-24)

To no longer name Michigan roads after politicians, and instead name them only after individuals who died in service to the state or a local community, or members of the military who were killed or performed acts of great heroism or valor without regard for their own safety. The bill would assign the duty of naming roads to a state transportation asset management council.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

June 16, 2022

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

Sept. 20, 2022

Passed in the Senate 27 to 9 (details)

Received in the House

Sept. 20, 2022

Referred to the Committee on Government Operations