September 16, 2020, Introduced by Senator MCBROOM and referred to the Committee on Natural Resources.

A bill to amend 1961 PA 236, entitled

"Revised judicature act of 1961,"

(MCL 600.101 to 600.9947) by adding section 2980.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 2980. A physician is not liable for civil damages that result from the physician's provision of or failure to provide a written verification that an individual who is under the physician's care is unable, for physical or medical reasons, to do 1 or more of the following:

(a) Wear a safety belt, as described in section 710e of the Michigan vehicle code, 1949 PA 300, MCL 257.710e.

(b) Wear a helmet, as described in section 81133 or 82123 of the natural resources and environmental protection act, 1994 PA 451, MCL 324.81133 and 324.82123.