Legislative

HB 4070 PROPERTY CONDEMNATION (KESTO)

Expands requirement that state agencies evaluate government actions that may result in takings to include Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and require agency that fails to review takings assessment to pay court costs and attorneys fees.

HB 4130 STATE CONTRACTORS (RUNESTAD)

Requires state contractors to verify legal residency of employees.

HB 4167 VEHICLES (FREDERICK) (PA 35)

Increases truck and trailer combinations transporting agricultural drainage tubing to 75 feet.

HB 4205 STATE AGENCY RULES (COLE)

Prohibits state agency rules from being more stringent than federal regulations.

HB 4438 PORTABLE TOILETS (BARRETT)

Provides exemption from domestic septage law for portable toilets for farm laborers.

HB 4561 AGRICULTURE EQUIPMENT (LAUWERS) (PA 113)

Clarifies sales tax exemption for certain agricultural equipment.

HB 4562 AGRICULTURE LOAN (VANDERWALL) (PA 111)

Establishes Agriculture Disaster Loan Origination Program Act.

HB 4563 AGRICULTURE EQUIPMENT (RENDON) (PA 112)

Revises reference to sales tax exemption for certain agriculture equipment.

HB 4564 AGRICULTURE EQUIPMENT (BARRETT) (PA 114)

Clarifies use tax exemption for certain agricultural equipment.

HB 4811 FOOD PROCESSING (VICTORY) (PA 92)

Modifies certain food processing standards to comply with federal regulations.

HB 4812 FEED STANDARDS (VICTORY) (PA 93)

Modifies certain feed standards to comply with federal regulations.

HB 4999 FOOD EXCISE TAX (VERHEULEN) (PA 135)

Prohibits local unit of government from implementing an excise tax on the manufacture, distribution or sale of food.

HB 5185 FERTILIZER (HERTEL, K.)

Prohibits application of manure or fertilizer to frozen or snow-covered soil.

HB 5373 INCOME TAX CREDIT (ELDER)

Provides for credit for donation of agricultural products to hunger relief charitable organizations.

HB 5387 ELECTRIC CHOICE (GLENN)

Allows agricultural operations to purchase electricity from an alternative electric supplier.

HB 5638 WATER DRILLING (MILLER)

Revises standards for determining adverse resource impact from water withdrawal.

HB 5686 STATE IDENTIFICATION (HORNBERGER)

Prohibits issuance of a state identification card for a term that exceeds an applicant's legal presence.

HB 5687 DRIVER'S LICENSE (GRIFFIN)

Prohibits issuance of a driver's license for a term that exceeds an applicant's legal presence and requires visual marking on license.

HB 5903 POLLINATOR PROTECTION (COCHRAN)

Creates pollinator stewardship program and pollinator protection fund.

HB 5904 POLLINATOR PROTECTION (MATUREN)

Creates pollinator advisory council.

HB 5945 TRUCK ROUTES (LASINSKI)

Provides for exemption in truck routes designated for local authorities and county road commissions for agricultural equipment.

HB 5947 AGRICULTURAL ZONES (BARRETT)

Prohibits exclusion of commercial weddings or similar events in agricultural zones.

SB 100 CIVIL PROCEDURE (CASPERSON)

Removes certain restrictions on recovery of costs and fees in action involving this state.

SB 108 URBAN AGRICULTURE ACT (HUNE)

Creates urban agriculture act.

SB 479 MIOSHA VIOLATIONS (JONES)

Increases maximum penalties for Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration violations.

SB 516 FORECLOSURES AND MORTGAGES (SCHMIDT)

Outlines under what circumstances foreclosures of mortgages and land contracts of agricultural property and agricultural debts can occur and provides for opportunity for mediation.

SB 517 AGRICULTURAL MEDIATION PROGRAM (SCHMIDT)

Provides for mediation of the enforcement of indebtedness against agricultural property.

SB 542 PESTICIDE NOTIFICATION REGISTRY (CASPERSON)

Would enable interested residents to be notified of pesticide applications adjacent to their property.

SB 583 FOOD EXCISE TAX (MACGREGOR)

Prohibits local governments from enacting excise taxes on the manufacture, distribution or sale of food.

SB 639 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION (HOPGOOD)

Amends state law to prohibit the application of fertilizer, manure or waste on frozen or snow-covered soil.

SB 652 ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT (CASPERSON)

Makes changes to the Administrative Procedures Act by creating an Environmental Rules Review Committee.

SB 653 ENVIRONMENTAL PANEL (BOOHER)

Makes changes to the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act by establishing a permit appeal panel within the Department of Environmental Quality.

SB 654 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD (ROBERTSON)

Makes changes to the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act to create an Environmental Science Advisory Board.