June 20, 2013, Introduced by Reps. Dillon, VerHeulen, Yonker, Pscholka, Singh, Zemke, Victory, Brinks, Brunner, Smiley and Cavanagh and referred to the Committee on Local Government.


     A bill to amend 1951 PA 33, entitled


"An act to provide police and fire protection for townships and for

certain areas in townships, certain incorporated villages, and

certain cities; to authorize contracting for fire and police

protection; to authorize the purchase of fire and police equipment,

and the maintenance and operation of the equipment; to provide for

defraying the cost of the equipment; to authorize the creation of

special assessment districts and the levying and collecting of

special assessments; to authorize the issuance of special

assessment bonds in anticipation of the collection of special

assessments and the advancement of the amount necessary to pay such

bonds, and to provide for reimbursement for such advances by

reassessment if necessary; to authorize the collection of fees for

certain emergency services in townships and other municipalities;

to authorize the creation of administrative boards and to prescribe

their powers and duties; to provide for the appointment of traffic

officers and to prescribe their powers and duties; and to repeal

acts and parts of acts,"


(MCL 41.801 to 41.813) by adding section 6b.




     Sec. 6b. (1) If a municipality declares that a state of


emergency exists in the municipality or if the governor declares


that a state of emergency exists in a municipality as provided in


1945 PA 302, MCL 10.31 to 10.33, and emergency and rescue services


are provided to rescue an individual during the state of emergency


for conduct by that individual that is grossly negligent, the


municipality may, subject to section 6c, charge that individual for


the cost of providing those emergency and rescue services.


     (2) As used in this section, "grossly negligent" means conduct


so reckless as to demonstrate a substantial lack of concern for


whether injury results.


     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect


unless Senate Bill No. ____ or House Bill No. 4857(request no.


02812'13) of the 97th Legislature is enacted into law.