Bill Tracker

CRA has wide ranging interests. It tracks legislation on issues ranging from road and infrastructure funding to unfunded liabilities, agriculture, the logging industry, safety and more. The following are the bills CRA is tracking.

Bill#, Sponsor, Date
Description
Status
CRA's Position
SB 4, Sen. Wojno (D-Macomb), 1/13/2021Would amend Act 51, by continuing MDOT’s flexible pavement warranty program for “contracted construction work” on pavement projects with costs exceeding $2 million. The bill would mandate pavement warranties for full replacement or that appropriate repairs be secured for “new construction or reconstruction” projects undertaken after April 1, 2016.

It is unclear if the $2 million threshold applies to MDOT’s “new construction or reconstruction” projects or applies to all MDOT projects regardless of cost. This proposed change does not apply to local agency projects – so far. Read more...
Senate introduced bill
SB 26, Sen. Stamas (R-Midland), 1/13/2021Provides for supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2019-2020. Read more...Senate introduced bill
SB 27, Sen. Stamas (R-Midland), 1/13/2021Provides for supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2020-2021. Read more...Senate introduced bill
SB 28, Sen. Stamas (R-Midland),
1/13/2021
Provides for supplemental appropriations for fiscal years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. Read more...Senate introduced bill
SB 32, Sen. MacDonald (R-Macomb), 1/26/2021Would change the Motor Fuel Tax by requiring motor fuel taxes to be dispersed to county when fuel tax was collected. Read more...Senate introduced bill
SB 39, Sen. Victory (R-Ottawa), 1/26/2021Would amend the County Road Law by clarifying that actions against county road commissions for highway defects are subject to the Governmental Immunity Act. Read more...Senate introduced bill
SB 43, Sen. Victory (R-Ottawa), 1/26/2021Would amend the Governmental Liability for Negligence Act by removing county road commissions from this statute. Read more...Senate introduced bill
HB 4014, Sen. Slagh (R-Ottawa), 1/26/2021Would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code (MVC) by creating an alternative method for establishing speed limits. Read more...House introduced bill
SB 92, Sen. Schmidt (R-Grand Traverse), 2/2/2021Provides appropriations for the transportation budget for Fiscal Year 2022. Read more...Senate introduced bill
HB 4077, Sen. LaFave (R-Dickenson), 2/2/2021Would amend the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act by allowing public access to unattended self-service fueling stations. Read more...House introduced bill
HB 4117, Rep. S. Johnson (R-Allegan), 2/3/2021Would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code (MVC) by providing for two-year vehicle registration. Read more...House introduced bill
HB 4150, Rep. Glenn (R-Midland), 2/4/2021Would amend the MVC by providing penalties for uses of certain farm-related vehicles that violate certain registration requirements. Read more...House introduced bill
SB 112, Sen. Chang (D-Wayne), 2/9/2021Would amend the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act by creating a public risk assessment database for certain shoreline properties. Read more...Senate introduced bill
HB 4178, Rep. Clemente (D-Wayne), 2/9/2021Would provide for designation of high-occupancy vehicle lanes by agency having jurisdiction over the highway. Read more...House introduced bill
HB 4179, Rep. Sneller (D-Genesee), 2/9/2021Would provide for designation of high-occupancy vehicle lanes by agency having jurisdiction over the highway. Read more... House introduced bill
HB 4252, Rep. Sneller (D-Genesee), 2/16/2021Would amend the Railroad Code of 1993 by increasing the railroad crossing signal devices maintenance costs and mandating they be paid by the road agency with jurisdiction at the crossing. Read more...House introduced bill
HB 4328, Rep. Eisen (R-St. Clair), 2/24/21Would amend Act 51 by increasing the local force account threshold from $100,000 to $300,000 per project and at this time no annual cap. This is a re-introduction of a bill from last session that was vetoed by the Governor during lame duck due to the annual cap being insufficient for the City of Detroit and, presumably, other urban areas. Read more...House introduced bill
HB 4409, Rep. VanSingel (R-Newaygo), 3/2/2021An FY 2021-22 Appropriation Budget for the Department of Transportation. Read more...House introduced bill
HB 4422, Rep. Hoitenga (R-Wexford), 3/2/2021Would amend the Railroad Code of 1993 by modifying the exceptions to stringing wire over and across railway right-of-way. Read more...House introduced bill
HB 4452, Rep. Bellino (R-Monroe), 3/9/2021Would amend the Railroad Code of 1993 by clarifying ROW authority and access by others onto railroad property. Read more...House introduced bill
HB 4453, Rep. Bellino (R-Monroe), 3/9/2021Would amend the Highway Obstructions and Encroachments on Public Highways; Use of Highways by Public Utilities statute by prohibiting construction and repair interference of railroads during construction and maintenance of utilities. Read more... House introduced bill

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