May 18, 2022, Introduced by Reps. LaGrand, Brabec, Hope, Brenda Carter, Sowerby, Steckloff, Rogers, Pohutsky, Stone, Tyrone Carter, Young, Cavanagh, Manoogian, Kuppa, Lasinski, Morse and Jones and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

A bill to amend 1986 PA 268, entitled

"Legislative council act,"

by amending section 602 (MCL 4.1602), as added by 2018 PA 340.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 602. (1) The house fiscal agency shall prepare, for each bill that is scheduled for a hearing before a standing committee of the house of representatives, a fiscal analysis that contains all of the following:

(a) A summary that explains the changes the bill would make to existing law.

(b) An estimate of the potential impact or amount by which the bill would increase or decrease governmental revenues and expenditures, and which funds the bill would affect. If federal funding received by the this state would be affected by the bill, the analysis must include an estimate of that effect.

(c) If the bill would increase or decrease state taxes or fees, the analysis may include an estimate of the impact on payers of the taxes or fees.

(d) If the bill would create a new crime, substantially change an existing crime, or change existing arrest, sentencing, parole, or probation procedures, a statement on whether the bill is likely to have a racially or ethnically disparate impact.

(e) (d) Any other information the house fiscal agency considers necessary to explain the fiscal effect of the bill including, but not limited to, potential impacts to local units of government.

(2) The house fiscal agency shall provide the fiscal analysis prepared under subsection (1) to the clerk of the committee and to the public on the internet.

(3) For the statement required under subsection (1)(d), the house fiscal agency shall examine the likely effect the bill would have on the distinct racial or ethnic groups listed in the most recent federal decennial census.

(4) (3) The house fiscal agency shall prepare a revised fiscal analysis, as necessary, that incorporates any change to a bill described in subsection (1).