HOUSE BILL No. 4160

 

 

February 2, 2017, Introduced by Reps. Hernandez, Lucido, Canfield, Frederick, Noble, Brann and Sabo and referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

 

     A bill to amend 1949 PA 300, entitled

 

"Michigan vehicle code,"

 

by amending section 676b (MCL 257.676b).

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 676b. (1) A person, without authority, shall not block,

 

obstruct, impede, or otherwise interfere with the normal flow of

 

vehicular or pedestrian traffic upon a public street or highway in

 

this state, by means of a barricade, object, or device, or with his

 

or her person. This section shall does not apply to persons

 

maintaining, rearranging, or constructing public utility facilities

 

in or adjacent to a street or highway.

 

     (2) Any provision of the Michigan Administrative Code that

 

prohibits a person from standing in a roadway for the purpose of

 

soliciting a ride, employment, or business from the occupant of any

 

vehicle does not apply to a person who is soliciting contributions


on behalf of a charitable or civic organization during daylight

 

hours, if that person maintains at least $500,000.00 in liability

 

insurance. As used in this subsection, "charitable or civic

 

organization" means a nonprofit organization that is recognized by

 

this state or the United States government.

 

     (3) (2) A person who violates this section is responsible for

 

a civil infraction.

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days

 

after the date it is enacted into law.