February 13, 2019, Introduced by Reps. Frederick, Cherry, Marino, Schroeder, Ellison, Gay-Dagnogo, Elder, Mueller, Sabo, Sneller, Kennedy, Anthony, Allor, Leutheuser, LaFave, Wentworth, Bellino, Wakeman, Berman, Cambensy, Kahle, O'Malley, Filler, Wozniak, Paquette, Chirkun, Green, Howell, Warren, Lasinski, Inman, Webber, Vaupel, Calley, Yaroch, Neeley, Lightner, Markkanen, Sheppard, Griffin, Hauck, Eisen, Rendon, Meerman, Crawford, Miller, Brann, Jones, Peterson, Lower, Hornberger, Wendzel, Afendoulis, Slagh, Reilly, Maddock, Manoogian, Coleman and Kuppa and referred to the Committee on Education.

A bill to amend 1943 PA 148, entitled

"Proprietary schools act,"

by amending section 1a (MCL 395.101a), as amended by 2016 PA 146.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 1a. (1) This act shall be known and may be cited as the "proprietary schools act".

(2) As used in this act:

(a) "Department" means the department of licensing and regulatory affairs.

(b) "Person" means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, organization, or other legal entity.

(c) "Proprietary school" means a school that uses a certain plan or method to teach a trade, occupation, or vocation for a consideration, reward, or promise of any kind. Proprietary school includes, but is not limited to, a private business, trade, or home study school. Proprietary school does not include any of the following:

(i) A school or college possessing authority to grant degrees.

(ii) A school licensed by law through another board or department of this state.

(iii) A school maintained or a program conducted, without profit, by a person for that person's employees.

(iv) A school or program within a school that exclusively provides yoga instruction, yoga teacher training, or both.

(v) An apprenticeship or pre-apprenticeship program registered under the national apprenticeship act, 29 USC 50 to 50b.