2017-2018 Session House Committee on Commerce and Trade
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Bill/Resolution Sponsor Subject Meetings Status
HB 4011
referred
1/11/2017
Lucido State; other; establishment of eastern daylight time as the time zone for the state; provide for. 03/21/17
HB 4130
referred
1/31/2017
Runestad Public employees and officers; state; state contractors; require to verify legal residency of employees. 05/02/17
HB 4138
referred
2/1/2017
Chirkun Consumer protection; unfair trade practices; certain pricing practices for credit sales of gasoline; prohibit.
HB 4207
referred
2/14/2017
Schor Economic development; development incentives; incentive for certain grocery stores to locate in urban areas; create, and provide funding from the community revitalization program. 03/14/17, 05/02/17 Reported with recommendation, as amended, as substitute (H-2) - 05/02/17
HB 4224
referred
2/15/2017
Kelly Crimes; other; resale of event tickets at higher or lower prices; allow. 5/29/18
HB 4226
referred
2/15/2017
Kosowski Labor; benefits; leave time for care of newborn or adoption of child; establish for certain employees.
HB 4305
referred
3/2/2017
Kahle Trade; securities; exemption from registration of certain securities issued by Michigan companies; revise. 05/02/17, 05/09/17 Reported with recommendation, 05/09/17
HB 4307
referred
3/2/2017
Chang Labor; fair employment practices; paid sick leave; require certain employers to provide.
HB 4509
referred
4/25/2017
Love Labor; fair employment practices; commission on pay equity; establish, and specify duties.
HB 4510
referred
4/25/2017
Chang Civil rights; employment discrimination; actions for unequal pay; increase damages, and modify accrual date of claims.
HB 4511
referred
4/25/2017
Geiss Labor; fair employment practices; disclosure of certain wage information upon request; require of employer.
HB 4512
referred
4/25/2017
Brinks Labor; hours and wages; employment discrimination; prohibit employers from engaging in certain discriminatory practices and allow remedies under Elliott-Larsen civil rights act.
HB 4513
referred
4/25/2017
Faris Crimes; other; provision regarding wage discrimination based on sex; modify, and increase fines.
HB 4514
referred
4/25/2017
Pagan Labor; fair employment practices; employment discrimination notice posting website and telephone line; require.
HB 4515
referred
4/25/2017
Greig Labor; fair employment practices; written job descriptions; require for companies with more than 5 employees.
HB 4516
referred
4/25/2017
Greig Civil rights; employment discrimination; prohibited employment discrimination practices; expand to include asking a job applicant about past compensation.
HB 4517
referred
4/25/2017
Guerra Labor; fair employment practices; pay differentials for men and women; require state report and plan to reduce.
HB 4518
referred
4/25/2017
Lasinski Civil rights; employment discrimination; Michigan award for equal pay in the workplace program; create.
HB 4519
referred
4/25/2017
Hertel Labor; hours and wages; pay equity compliance certification; require for private businesses that contract with the state.
HB 4520
referred
4/25/2017
Love Labor; fair employment practices; deductions from wages without written consent of employee; revise notice period for certain deductions related to garnishment.
HB 4550
referred
4/27/2017
Howrylak Economic development; other; drug testing requirement for certain business executives who receive certain economic development benefits; provide for.
HB 4594
referred
5/11/2017
Hornberger Labor; hours and wages; prevailing wage requirements for public school construction projects; eliminate.
HB 4597
referred
5/11/2017
Hornberger Labor; hours and wages; reference to prevailing wage; eliminate in school code.
HB 4730
referred
6/8/2017
Hammoud Public employees and officers; state; use of E-verify to determine eligibility for employment; prohibit for public employers, state contractors, and subcontractors.
HB 4755
referred
6/14/2017
Lucido Labor; fair employment practices; employers requiring certain noncompete agreements; prohibit.
HB 4764
referred
6/14/2017
Elder Labor; hours and wages; parental leave time provided for participation in school activities; establish.
HB 4803
referred
6/20/2017
Pagan Labor; fair employment practices; lower minimum wage for certain employees; eliminate.
HB 4871
referred
8/16/2017
Chang Economic development; other; qualifying period for assessment; modify. 02/27/18, 03/06/18 Substitute (H-2) Adopted on 02/27/18, Reported with recommendation, as substitute (H-2) on 03/06/18.
HB 4878
referred
8/16/2017
Hammoud Labor; hours and wages; workforce opportunity wage act; exempt certain interns.
HB 4887
referred
8/16/2017
Lucido Occupations; pawnbrokers; hold process for allegedly misappropriated goods; establish. 11/07/17
HB 4908
referred
9/12/2017
Sowerby Employment security; other; certain causes of action based on accusations of fraud associated with a claim for unemployment benefits; modify accrual of causes of action and statute of limitations.
HB 4909
referred
9/12/2017
Love Employment security; administration; unpaid and delinquent contributions; require annual reporting to the legislature.
HB 4910
referred
9/12/2017
Chirkun Trade; data security; database security breach policy for state agencies; provide for.
HB 4911
referred
9/12/2017
Sabo Employment security; administration; maximum benefit rate and period; modify.
HB 4912
referred
9/12/2017
Sneller Employment security; benefits; restitution of improperly collected benefits; decrease percentage of wages permitted to be garnished.
HB 4913
referred
9/12/2017
Camilleri Employment security; funds; payments to claimants affected by erroneous, computer-based fraud determinations; reserve amount in contingent fund.
HB 4914
referred
9/12/2017
Clemente Employment security; sanctions; penalty for deficient contributions; increase.
HB 4915
referred
9/12/2017
Durhal Employment security; hearings; appeal process for recipient of improperly paid unemployment benefits; provide for.
HB 4916
referred
9/12/2017
Howrylak Businesses; limited liability companies; late filing penalty for annual reports; modify. 03/13/18, 03/20/18 Reported with recommendation
HB 4917
referred
9/12/2017
Howrylak Businesses; business corporations; late filing penalty for reports; modify. 03/13/18, 03/20/18 Reported with recommendation
HB 4922
referred
9/12/2017
Yaroch Vehicles; inspection; records of collection and disposition of inspection fees; allow for review by local government. 10/17/17, 10/24/17 Reported with recommendation
HB 4941
referred
9/13/2017
Faris State financing and management; purchasing; requirement for state contract preference to be awarded to Michigan-based companies; modify.
HB 4942
referred
9/13/2017
Cochran Local government; financing; Michigan businesses matching or beating bidders that are not Michigan bidders when bidding on local government contracts; permit.
HB 4947
referred
9/13/2017
Miller Consumer protection; unfair trade practices; regulation of telephone solicitations; revise.
HB 4988
referred
9/19/2017
Hoadley Labor; other; registry of employers who relocate a call center to a foreign country; require the department of talent and economic development to create.
HB 4989
referred
9/19/2017
Hoadley State financing and management; other; denial of certain state economic development incentives for business listed on the registry; provide for.
HB 5004
referred
9/26/2017
Hoitenga Employment security; benefits; individual to provide photo identification when applying for unemployment benefits; require.
HB 5019
referred
9/27/2017
Lucido Consumer protection; privacy; biometric information privacy act; create.
HB 5067
referred
10/5/2017
Durhal Labor; fair employment practices; job applications; prohibit inquiry concerning felony conviction.
HB 5095
referred
10/12/2017
re-referred on 9/5/2018
Lauwers Environmental protection; water pollution; permit for ballast water discharge from oceangoing vessels; adopt Coast Guard standards. 10/24/17, 10/31/17 Reported with recommendation as amended on 10/31/17
HB 5193
referred
10/31/2017
Cochran Consumer protection; unfair trade practices; nondisparagement clauses in consumer contracts; prohibit.
HB 5235
referred
11/8/2017
Marino Labor; hours and wages; technical amendments to payment of monthly payday wages; provide for. 12/5/17, 01/16/18 Reported with recommendation as substitute (H-1) (on 01/16/18).
HB 5247
referred
11/9/2017
Pagan Labor; health and safety; criteria for use of sick leave; expand to include leave arising out of domestic violence, stalking, or sexual assault.
HB 5248
referred
11/9/2017
Guerra Employment security; benefits; disqualification from receiving benefits when leaving employment; create exception for domestic violence victim.
HB 5249
referred
11/9/2017
Clemente Civil rights; housing discrimination; housing discrimination against domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking victims; prohibit.
HB 5251
referred
11/9/2017
Zemke Local government; ordinances; imposing sanctions on landlord or tenant; prohibit for contacts made with police or emergency services.
HB 5256
referred
11/28/2017
Lucido Occupations; junk and secondhand dealers; hold process for acquired goods; establish. 02/20/18, 02/27/18 Reported with recommendation on 02/27/2018.
HB 5326
referred
12/6/2017
Sabo Labor; fair employment practices; penalty for wage and fringe benefit payment violations with the intent to defraud; increase.
HB 5327
referred
12/6/2017
Elder Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guideline for wage and fringe benefit payment violations; enact.
HB 5328
referred
12/6/2017
Green Labor; hours and wages; employers who flagrantly and repeatedly violate act regarding the payment of wages and fringe benefits; increase penalty.
HB 5329
referred
12/6/2017
Durhal Labor; fair employment practices; employer requiring nondisclosure of wages by employee; increase penalties.
HB 5330
referred
12/6/2017
Brinks Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guideline for employer requiring nondisclosure of wages; enact.
HB 5435
referred
1/18/2018
Leutheuser Economic development; other; revocation of certain commercial rehabilitation certificates; modify. 02/13/18, 02/20/18 Reported with recommendation, as substitute (H-2) on (2/20/18)
HB 5436
referred
1/18/2018
Frederick Economic development; obsolete property and rehabilitation; revocation of certain obsolete property rehabilitation certificates; modify. 02/13/18, 02/20/18 Reported with recommendation, as substitute (H-2) on (2/20/18)
HB 5508
referred
1/31/2018
Inman Businesses; associations; merger or conversion of summer resort and park association into nonprofit corporations; authorize. 03/06/18, 3/13/18 Reported with recommendation on 3/13/18
HB 5509
referred
1/31/2018
Inman Businesses; nonprofit corporations; merger or conversion into nonprofit corporations; authorize for summer resort and park associations. 03/06/18, 03/13/18 Adopted Substitute (H-1) 03/06/18. Reported with recommendation, as substitute (H-1) on 3/13/18.
HB 5587
referred
2/15/2018
Liberati Labor; hours and wages; lower wage rate for persons with physical or mental disabilities; eliminate.
HB 5610
referred
2/20/2018
Pagan Labor; fair employment practices; requiring employee disclosure regarding use or nonuse of contraceptives; prohibit.
HB 5611
referred
2/20/2018
Geiss Labor; fair employment practices; reproductive health coverage information act; create.
HB 5618
referred
2/21/2018
Hornberger Libraries; funds; state aid at per capita rates; limit to population of in-state residents served. 02/27/18, 03/06/18 Amended the bill on 02/27/18. Reported with recommendation, as substitute (H-1) on 03/06/18.
HB 5698
referred
3/8/2018
Dianda Worker's compensation; employers; proof of worker's compensation insurance; require employers to post at place of employment.
HB 5708
referred
3/13/2018
Dianda Retirement; other; retirement program for certain nonpublic employees to participate in a benefit plan; create, and provide oversight.
HB 5709
referred
3/13/2018
Wittenberg Individual income tax; credit; Michigan secure retirement savings program contributions credit; provide for.
HB 5714
referred
3/13/2018
Moss Trade; business practices; price gouging during state of emergency or disaster; prohibit for certain goods and services.
HB 5715
referred
3/13/2018
Moss Trade; business practices; price gouging during state of emergency or disaster for certain goods or services; establish penalties.
HB 5726
referred
3/15/2018
Leutheuser Trade; business practices; pyramid promotional schemes; prohibit. 03/20/18, 4/10/18 Reported with recommendation as substitute (H-1) on 4/10/18
HB 5727
referred
3/15/2018
Hornberger Businesses; franchises; prohibition against pyramid schemes; revise in franchise investment law. 03/20/18, 4/10/18 Reported with recommendation as substitute (H-1) on 4/10/18
HB 5728
referred
3/15/2018
Noble Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of engaging in pyramid promotion schemes; provide for. 03/20/18, 4/10/18 Reported with recommendation as substitute (H-1) on 4/10/18
HB 5729
referred
3/15/2018
Iden Consumer protection; unfair trade practices; application of consumer protection act to pyramid schemes; clarify. 03/20/18, 4/10/18 Reported with recommendation as substitute (H-1) on 4/10/18
HB 5742
referred
3/22/2018
Sabo Employment security; benefits; maximum number of benefit weeks and benefit amount; increase.
HB 5823
referred
4/17/2018
Wittenberg Labor; health and safety; Michigan occupational health and safety act; clarify application to certain unpaid workers.
HB 5867
referred
4/24/2018
Greig Businesses; business corporations; benefit corporations; authorize and establish duties of officers and directors.
HB 5868
referred
4/24/2018
Sheppard Businesses; business corporations; business corporation act; general revisions concerning formation of benefit corporations.
HB 5869
referred
4/24/2018
Santana Businesses; business corporations; benefit corporations; establish annual report filing requirements.
HB 5871
referred
4/24/2018
Wittenberg Environmental protection; pollution prevention; regulation of plastic bags and other containers; repeal.
HB 5872
referred
4/24/2018
Vaupel Businesses; business corporations; benefit corporations; require annual benefit report.
HB 5896
referred
4/26/2018
Hammoud Economic development; other; limit certain economic development incentives for certain businesses whose compensation exceeds certain thresholds; provide for.
HB 5925
referred
5/3/2018
Marino Labor; fair employment practices; employer requesting, making, or maintaining a record of a job applicant's felony arrest or detention; prohibit.
HB 6008
referred
5/15/2018
Howrylak Labor; hours and wages; prevailing wage requirements for construction projects; apply federal determination.
HB 6146
referred
6/12/2018
Green Human services; other; fair share employer disclosure act; create.
HB 6237
referred
6/12/2018
Chirkun State financing and management; purchasing; eligibility for procurement contracts; modify to include a small business preference.
HB 6238
referred
6/12/2018
Lasinski Economic development; other; small business and entrepreneurship services office; create.
HB 6279
referred
8/15/2018
Cochran Environmental protection; sewage; labeling requirements for nonflushable nonwoven disposable wipes; create.
HB 6294
referred
9/5/2018
LaFave Economic development; neighborhood enterprise zones; eligibility requirements; modify.
HB 6305
referred
9/5/2018
Neeley Economic development; other; commercial rehabilitation certificates; modify under certain circumstances.
HB 6350
referred
9/25/2018
Phelps Consumer protection; home solicitation sales; penalties for violation of do-not-call list; modify, and authorize inclusion of mobile telephones on list.
HB 6369
referred
9/25/2018
Lilly Occupations; vehicles, dealers and repair facilities; dealer training; provide for.
HB 6464
referred
10/17/2018
Faris Trade; consumer goods and services; item pricing; require clear display prices at point of sale.
HB 6465
referred
10/17/2018
Lauwers Environmental protection; water pollution; permit for ballast water discharge from oceangoing vessels; adopt Coast Guard standards.
HB 6485
referred
11/8/2018
Cole Individual income tax; deductions; elimination of income and expenses of producing oil and gas; clarify.
SB 40
referred
2/9/2017
Zorn Economic development; Michigan strategic fund; definition of "qualified new job"; expand to include out-of-state resident employed by a company located in a county that borders another state or country. 02/28/17, 12/05/17 Adopted Substitute (H-4) 12/05/17, Reported with Recommendation as Substitute (H-4) 12/05/17
SB 278
referred
6/15/2017
Proos Libraries; state; interstate library compact; create. 10/10/17, 10/17/17 Reported with recommendation on 10/17/17
SB 353
referred
10/5/2017
Proos Labor; benefits; mandatory job interview information requirements; prohibit local units of government from establishing for employers. 02/20/18, 02/27/18 Reported with recommendation on 02/27/2018.
SB 363
referred
5/24/2017
Jones State financing and management; purchasing; state contracts; provide preference to certain Michigan-based firms. 06/06/17, 02/06/18 Adopted Substitute (H-5) 02/06/18
SB 415
referred
7/12/2017
Schmidt Agriculture; other; security measures to combat credit card skimmers; require on retail motor fuel pumps with scanning devices. 10/10/17, 10/17/17 Reported with recommendation on 10/17/17
SB 442
referred
11/1/2017
Kowall Businesses; business corporations; general revisions to business corporation act; provide for.
SB 483
referred
10/19/2017
Horn Labor; other; junior hockey player; clarify as nonemployee in the workforce opportunity wage act. 11/07/17
SB 485
referred
10/19/2017
Stamas Labor; youth employment; junior ice hockey player; clarify as nonemployee in the youth employment standards act. 11/07/17
SB 486
referred
10/19/2017
Ananich Labor; other; junior ice hockey player; clarify as nonemployee for purposes of act concerning work away from home. 11/07/17
SB 520
referred
10/3/2017
Booher Commercial code; secured transactions; bulk sales of records by filing offices; revise requirements. 10/24/17
SB 621
referred
12/13/2017
Schmidt Economic development; other; qualifying period for assessment; modify.
SB 711
referred
6/12/2018
Stamas State financing and management; authorities; port authority act; revise.
SB 841
referred
3/7/2018
Brandenburg Businesses; partnerships; liability for obligations of limited liability partnerships; clarify. 03/13/18, 03/20/18 Reported with recommendation
SB 916
referred
5/2/2018
Kowall Occupations; junk and secondhand dealers; automatic recycling kiosks; regulate. 05/22/18, 05/29/18 Reported with recommendation on 5/29/18.
SB 1023
referred
9/27/2018
MacGregor Occupations; vehicles, dealers and repair facilities; dealer training; provide for.
HR 23
referred
2/15/2017
Kivela A resolution to urge the President and Congress of the United States to fund the construction of a new lock at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.
HR 59
referred
3/30/2017
LaFave A resolution to urge the President and Congress of the United States to continue funding the Essential Air Service program throughout Michigan. 06/06/17 Reported with recommendation as substitute (H-1) on 06/06/17
HR 137
referred
7/12/2017
Elder A resolution to urge the Congress of the United States to normalize trade relations with the Republic of Cuba by dissolving the current U.S. trade embargo and other trade barriers that have been levied against the island nation.
HR 149
referred
9/14/2017
Greig A resolution to declare September 15-24, 2017, as Welcoming Week in the state of Michigan.
HR 247
referred
2/8/2018
Love A resolution to urge the playing of "Lift Every Voice and Sing" prior to the start of all professional sporting events in Michigan during Black History Month.
HR 261
referred
3/1/2018
Kesto A resolution to urge a bilateral free trade agreement between the United States and the Republic of China and reaffirm our support for increasing their international visibility. 05/01/18 Reported with recommendation on 5/1/18.
HR 264
referred
3/8/2018
Camilleri A resolution to commemorate April 12, 2018, as Female African American Landowner's Day in the state of Michigan. 4/10/18 Reported with recommendation as substitute (H-1) on 4/10/18
HR 303
referred
4/12/2018
Cambensy A resolution to endorse continued investment in Michigan's Upper Peninsula by Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. and to encourage a partnership between the state of Michigan and Cleveland-Cliffs to support Cliffs' reinvestment in the Empire Mine in Richmond Township. 05/01/18 Reported with recommendation on 5/1/18.
HR 339
referred
5/10/2018
Barrett A resolution to urge the President of the United States to aggressively enforce the terms, conditions, and intent of the Buy American Act and to urge no waivers to the act be granted. 5/29/18 Reported with recommendation on 5/29/18.
HR 373
referred
9/5/2018
Gay-Dagnogo A resolution to urge the Department of Talent and Economic Development to coordinate small business advancement efforts.
HCR 2
referred
2/7/2017
Chatfield A concurrent resolution to express support for the construction of a new lock at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, and urge the President and Congress of the United States to fully fund the project. 03/28/17 Reported with recommendation on 03/28/17
HCR 10
referred
6/20/2017
Yanez A concurrent resolution to urge the President of the United States to immediately initiate renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, including redressing ongoing trade deficits and enforcing labor and environmental standards, and consider withdrawing the United States from the agreement if renegotiations are not satisfactorily completed within one year.