CLOSED SESSION; VET. SERVICES BOARD                                                S.B. 10 (S-1):

                                                                                                    SUMMARY OF BILL

                                                                                     REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senate Bill 10 (Substitute S-1 as reported)

Sponsor:  Senator Lana Theis

Committee:  Families, Seniors, and Veterans

 


CONTENT

 

The bill would amend the Open Meetings Act to allow a county veteran services board to meet in a closed session to interview a veteran or a veteran's spouse or dependent regarding that individual's benefits and to discuss that individual's application for benefits, if the applicant requested a closed hearing. The bill would not apply to a county veteran services board voting on whether to grant or deny an individual's application for benefits.

 

MCL 15.268                                                            Legislative Analyst:  Tyler VanHuyse

 

FISCAL IMPACT

 

The bill would have no fiscal impact on State or local government.

 

Date Completed:  2-4-21                                                     Fiscal Analyst:  Bruce Baker

 

 

 

This analysis was prepared by nonpartisan Senate staff for use by the Senate in its deliberations and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent.