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
HB 4012, Rep. Slagh (R-Ottawa), 1/12/2023Would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code (MVC) by creating an alternative method for establishing speed limits. Read more...PA 33 of 2024Neutral
HB 4028, Rep. Zorn (R-Lenawee), 1/18/2023Would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code (MVC) to exempt a wrecker towing a disabled vehicle or traveling to or from the location of a disabled vehicle, during seasonal weight restrictions. Read more...Passed by the HouseOppose
HB 4066, Rep. Coleman (D-Wayne), 2/2/2023Would create a new high-speed internet/broadband office within the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity. Read more...Passed by the HouseNeutral
HB 4074, Rep. Aragona (R-Macomb), 2/7/2023Would direct money to each county based on the number of vehicles registered in each county and the lane miles of road in each county. Read more...House introduced billStrongly oppose
HB 4126, Rep. Snyder (D-Muskegon), 2/22/2023Would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code (MVC) by eliminating the sunset on the procedure for establishing certain speed limits. Read more...PA 212 of 2023Neutral
HB 4132, Rep. Snyder (D-Muskegon), 2/22/2023Would amend the MVC to allow the use of automated traffic enforcement devices in work zones to enforce speed limit reductions. Read more...Passed by the HouseSupport
HB 4133, Rep. Mueller (R-Genesee), 2/22/2023Would amend the MVC by revising costs and fees to reflect the distribution of certain fines related to automated speed enforcement systems. Read more...Passed by the HouseSupport
HB 4152, Rep. Churches (D-Wayne), 2/28/2023Would amend the MTF Act by creating a new local grade separation grant program for local road agencies (counties, municipalities) and managed by MDOT. Read more...House introduced bill
HB 4153, Rep. Churches (D-Wayne), 2/28/2023Proposes to amend the MTF Act to provide priorities within the new local grade separation grant program and mandate MDOT develop parameters for prioritizing the approval of funding applications for railroad crossing projects awarded under this program. Read more...Public ActNo position
HB 4250, Rep. Koleszar (D-Oakland), 3/9/2023Would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code (MVC) by creating penalties for operating a vehicle while sending or receiving a message on an electronic wireless device. Read more...PA 41 of 2023Support
HB 4251, Rep Carter (D-Wayne) 3/9/2023Would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code (MVC) by creating penalties for operating a vehicle while sending or receiving a message on an electronic wireless device. Read more...PA 39 of 2023Support
HB 4252, Rep. Mueller (R-Genesee), 3/9/2023Would amend the MVC to enhance forwarding abstract of record or report to secretary of state for penalties for operating a vehicle while sending or receiving a message on an electronic wireless device. Read more...PA 40 of 2023Support
HB 4309, Rep. Puri (D-24), 3/21/2023Would create the FY 2023-24 Transportation Appropriation budget. As is customary, the bill is a “zero” budget for now and will be replaced by a substitute with actual dollar amounts after the spring recess. Read more...Passed by the HouseNeutral
HB 4315, Rep. DeSana (R-Monroe), 3/21/2023Would create an $800 million ($513.6 million to county road agencies and $286.4 million to municipalities) 2022-23 supplemental appropriation transportation budget to be distributed to local road agencies for road repair and construction. Read more...House introduced billStrongly support
HB 4352, Rep. Shannon (D-Macomb), 4/11/2023Would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code by revising the definition and clarifying the purpose of the High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane as recognized by any road agency with jurisdiction. Read more...PA 148 of 2023Support
HB 4353, Rep MacDonell (D-Oakland), 4/11/2023Would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code by revising the definition and clarifying the purpose of the High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane as recognized by any road agency with jurisdiction.Read more...PA 149 of 2023Support
HB 4382, 4383, Reps. Morser (D-Kalamazoo) and VanderWall (R-Mason), 6/6/2023Would re-write Chapter 22 of the Drain Code, which pertains to water management districts and subdistricts. The bills would establish procedures to create a water management program, which would require creation of a water management district (local watershed) and plan via a petition process, and for the creation of apportionments between/within counties for assessments to finance the program. The water management board would be responsible for all water management program operations and for maintenance of a water management district. Read more...House introduced billOppose
HB 4437, Rep. Witwer (D-Eaton), 4/19/2023Would provide appropriation budgets for multiple departments and branches, including the Transportation Budget for FY 2023-2024. Read more...PA 119 of 2023Strong support
HB 4458, Rep. Farhat (D-Wayne), 4/25/2023Would amend the Revised judicature act of 1961 by allowing fines for use of wheeled vehicles on snowmobile trail to be deposited in recreational snowmobile trail improvement subaccount. Read more...House introduced billNeutral
HB 4459 Rep. Martin (R-48), 4/25/2023Would amend the NERPA by prohibiting motor vehicles from driving on seasonal roads that were issued a permit to connect a snowmobile trails as part of the statewide trail network from December 1 to March 31, except when the road is being used for logging operations or private property owners and guest(s) along the seasonal road wish to access their property. Read more...House introduced billSupport
HB 4526, Rep. Outman (R-Montcalm), 5/4/2023Would amend the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing sentencing guidelines for violation or intentional false statement in a mining permit application or report. Read more...House introduced billNo position
HB 4527, Rep. Carter (D-Oakland), 5/4/2023Would amend the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act by modifying conditions under which local zoning ordinance may prohibit mining. Read more...
House introduced billNo position
HB 4528, Rep. Witwer (D-Eaton), 5/4/2023Would amend the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act (NREPA) by transferring permitting authority and modify regulatory responsibility for mining of gravel and sand and operations from townships to the Environmental, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE). Read more...House introduced billNo position
HB 4566, Rep. Wozniak (R-Macomb), 5/6/2023Would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code (MVC) by allocating vehicle registration fees to the county where the registrant resides and distribute this revenue source based a per lane mile formula to local road agencies. Read more...House introduced billStrongly oppose
HB 4835, Rep. DeBoyer (R-St. Clair), 6/22/2023Would amend the Home Rule City Act by allowing a municipality to contract, via petition to the municipality and approved municipality resolution, for the maintenance or improvement of a private road (street) projects. Read more...House introduced billNo position
HB 4892, Rep. Andrews (D-Wayne), 7/18/2023Would amend the Open Meetings Act by modifying procedures for electronic meetings of public bodies. Read more...House introduced billNo position
HB 4897, Rep. Shannon (D-Macomb), 7/18/2023Would amend the Michigan Transportation Fund Act by allowing equipment to be shared between the Department of Transportation and local road agencies. Read more...
PA 248 of 2023Strongly support; CRA Legislative Priority
HB 4925, Rep. Kuhn (R-Oakland), 7/20/2023Would amend the county road law by modifying the requirements for competitive bidding by county road commissions on certain projects. Read more...House introduced billStrongly support; CRA Legislative Priority
HB 4940 and 4941, Reps. Shannon and Filler (R-Clinton), 9/07/2023Would amend the County Road Law and Governmental Tort Liability Act which applies to county road agencies and their liability regarding road defects. This is the third attempt to update and coordinate these laws, and is being spearheaded by MCRCSIP. Read more...House introduced billStrongly support; CRA Legislative Priority
HB 5223, Rep. Rogers (D-Kalamazoo), 10/25/2023Would add a definition for "transportation n device." Read more...House introduced bill
HB 5224, Rep. Schuette (R-Midland), 10/25/2023Would enhance penalties for moving violation causing physical injury or death to a vulnerable roadway user.Read more...House introduced bill
HB 5127, Rep. McFall (D-Oakland), 10/11/2023Would the Michigan Vehicle Code (MVC) by expanding the eligibility to partially disabled veterans with a 50% or greater disability rating by the US Department of Veteran Affairs. The individual with such a rating would be issued a zero charge Disabled Veteran license plate and pay no annual renewal fee (the owner will continue to pay the SOS/TAC surcharge). Read more...Passed by the HouseNo position
HB 5205, Rep. Dievendorf (D-Ingham), 10/24/2023Removes the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes & Energy’s (EGLE) prohibition on promulgating rules under Part 31 of the Natural Resources & Environmental Protection Act (NREPA). The prohibition would begin January 1, 2027. Read more...House introduced billOppose
HB 5341 and 5342, Reps. BeGole (R-Ottawa) and Shannon, 11/14/2023Would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code by expanding the definition of authorized "emergency" and "commercial" vehicle to each include a Michigan Mutual Ad Box Alarm System vehicle. HE 4341 would also expand the definition of an "emergency" vehicle to include a road service vehicle, so long as it is clearly marked and readily recognizable as a vehicle used to assist disabled vehicles.House introduced bills
HB 5348, Rep. Shannon (D-Macomb), 11/14/2023Would amend Michigan Transportation Fund (MTF) Act by requiring that payments for jurisdictional transfer miles be paid out of the MDOT portion of the MTF rather than the county’s (or city’s) portion of the MTF. Read more...House introduced billStrongly support
HB 5378, Rep. Prestin (R-Menominee), 11/14/2023Authorizes Treasury to negotiate a fuel tax reciprocity agreement with another state for vehicles that are transporting raw forest products. Read more...Passed by the HouseNeutral
HB 5379, Rep. Hill (D-Marquette), 11/14/2023Changes the definition of the term “qualified fuel tax agreement.” Read more...Passed by the HouseNeutral
HB 5395, Rep. Kuhn (R-Oakland), 1/16/2024Allows for state funding for sound wall projects. Read more...House introduced billNeutral
HB 5418, Rep. Johnsen (R-Eaton), 1/30/2024Allows use of flares and blue lights for tow trucks. Read more...House introduced billNeutral
HB 5428, Rep. Brixie (D-Ingham), 2/7/2024Flips the current opt-in recreation passport fee to enter MI state parks to an automatic addition on every vehicle's annual registration renewal (or new registration) with an opt-out provision. Read more...House introduced billOppose
HB 5517, Rep. Puri (D-Wayne), 2/22/2024Vehicle bill for the FY 2025 Transportation Budget bill. Read more...Passed by the House and SenateNeutral
HB 5717, Rep. O'Neal (D-Saginaw), 5/7/24Would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code. Read more...House introduced bill
HB 5732, Rep. Shannon (D-Macomb), 5/16/24 Would amend the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Act to allow a state department, a state agency or a person under contract to them, to use a drone to inspect a telecommunications tower facility or similar infrastructure. Read more...House introduced billNeutral
HB 5733, Rep. Carter (D-Wayne), 05/16/2024Provides a tolling enforcement program for the Secretary of State to collect unpaid tolls. Read more...
HB 5779, Rep. Churches (D-Wayne), 6/5/2024Provides a certain township in Wayne County the ability to purchase, own or operate a public service facility (private toll bridge)House introduced billNeutral
SB 124, Sen Camilleri (D-Wayne), 3/1/2023Would amend the MTF Act by creating a new local grade separation grant program for local road agencies (counties, municipalities) and managed by MDOT. See HB 4152. Read more...Passed by the Senate
SB 125, Sen. Camilleri (D-Wayne), 3/1/2023Would amend the MTF Act to provide for priorities within the new local grade separation grant program and mandate MDOT develop parameters for prioritizing the approval of funding applications for railroad crossing projects awarded under this program. See HB 4153. Read more...Public Act
No position
SB 245, Sen. Wojno (D-Macomb), 3/23/2023Would amend the Michigan Transportation Fund act by allocating revenue from vehicle registration fees to county road commission of county where registrant resides. Read more...Senate introduced billStrongly oppose
SB 290, Sen. Anthony (D-Ingham), 4/25/2023Would provide supplemental appropriations for multiple departments and branches retroactively for FY 2022-2023. Currently does not include transportation issues. Read more...Senate Introduced bill
SB 291, Sen. Anthony (D-Ingham), 4/25/2023Would provide appropriations for various state departments, including the Transportation Budget and branches for FY 2023-2024. Read more...Passed by the Senate
SB 292, Sen. Anthony (D-Ingham), 4/25/2023Would provide appropriations for various state multiple departments, including the Transportation Budget and branches for FY 2023-2024. Read more...Senate introduced bill
SB 405, Sen. Victory (R-Ottawa), 6/22/2023Would amend the Michigan Transportation Fund (MTF) Act by expanding the use of MTF nonmotorized funds from only being used for the construction and improvement of a nonmotorized facility to include maintenance and repair of a nonmotorized facility. Read more...Senate introduced billNo position
SB 465, Sen. Singh (D-Ingham), 8/24/2023Would amend the MVC by establishing a safe distance between passenger or commercial vehicles following a road agency snowplow, except when a vehicle is overtaking or passing the snowplow. When plowing snow, the safe distance requirements would be 200 feet with a speed of more than 35 mph and 75 feet when the plow is traveling less than 35 mph. If the snowplow is stopped, vehicles must stay 20 feet behind and remain stopped until the snowplow resumes motion. A person that violates this section is responsible for a civil infraction. Read more...PA 72 of 2024Support
SB 501, Sen. Camilleri (D-Wayne) 9/14/2023Would amend the County Road Law and Governmental Tort Liability Act which applies to county road agencies and their liability regarding road defects. This is the third attempt to update and coordinate these laws, and is being spearheaded by MCRCSIP. Read more...Passed by the House and Senate. Awaiting Governor's signature.No position
SB 617, Sen, McCann (D-Kalamazoo), 10/25/2023Would enhance penalties for moving violation causing physical injury or death to a vulnerable roadway use. Read more...Senate introduced bill
SB 618, Sen. Klinefelt (D-Macomb), 10/25/2023Would add a definition for "vulnerable roadway user." Read more...Senate introduced bill
SB 660, Sen. Bayer (D-Oakland), 11/9/2023Would create a stormwater management utility.Substitute 1 amendment adopted.
SB 663, Sen. Shink (D-Washtenaw), 11/9/2023Removes EGLE’s prohibition on promulgating rules under Part 31 of NREPA. The prohibition would begin January 1, 2027. Read more...Passed by the SenateOppose
SB 682, Sen. Damoose (R-Emmet), 1/11/2024Creates a speed limit of 15 mph on closed highways. Read more...PA 76 of 2024Neutral
SB 706, Sen. Klinefelt (D-Macomb), 4/10/24Would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code. Read more...Passed by the House and Senate. Awaiting Governor's signature
SB 716, Sen. Klinefelt (D-Macomb), 2/7/2024Personalized license plates for historical vehicles. Read more...Passed by the House and SenateOppose
SB 761, Sen. Klinefelt (D-Macomb), 3/7/2024Vehicle bill for FY 2025 Transportation Budget bill. Read more...Senate introduced billNeutral
SB 771, Sen. Hertel (D-Macomb) , 3/7/2024Would allow operation of golf carts on streets and county roads in certain municipalities. Read more...Passed by the SenateOppose
SB 781, Sen. Webber (R-Oakland), 3/13/2024Allows for use of flares and blue lights on tow trucks. Read more...Senate introduced billNeutral
SB 799, Sen. Klinefelt (D-Macomb), 4/10/24Would amend the Michigan Vehicle Code. Read more...Passed by the Senate
SB 853, Sen. Bellino (R-Monroe), 5/1/2024Would amend the MTF by creating a new and separate “bridge repair fund” within the MTF to be funded from the Income Tax Act of 1967 or other assets. Read more...Senate introduced billNo position
SB 897, Sen. Camilleri (D-Wayne), 6/6/24Would allow certain townships to acquire, own, or operate a public service facility that provided transportation to the township. Read more...Senate introduced billNeutral

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