SCHOOL LOCKING DEVICES                                                                         H.B. 5701:

                                                                                                    SUMMARY OF BILL

                                                                                     REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE










House Bill 5701 (as reported without amendment)

Sponsor:  Representative Scott VanSingel

House Committee:  Regulatory Reform

Senate Committee:  Education and Career Readiness




The bill would amend Public Act 306 of 1937, which governs the construction, reconstruction, and remodeling of school buildings, to specify that the administrative authority of a school building would not have to provide the Department of Licensing Regulatory Affairs (LARA) or enforcing agency construction documents that were sealed and signed by a licensed architect or licensed professional engineer before newly installing a temporary door locking device or system in a school building or receiving approval for an existing device or system that was installed before June 1, 2020, and to modify other requirements pertaining to those devices and systems.


MCL 388.851d                                                              Legislative Analyst:  Eleni Lionas




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


Date Completed:  3-10-22                                        Fiscal Analyst:  Elizabeth Raczkowski





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.