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Committee Home Page: Communications and Technology
Chair: Michele Hoitenga
Clerk Phone: 5173731260
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PLEASE NOTE: Meeting dates reflect that bill was on agenda, but does not insure that it was taken up at that meeting.
Bill/ResolutionCommitteeSponsorSubjectMeetingsStatus
HB 4209 of 2021Communications and Technology
Griffin, BethProperty tax: exemptions; eligible broadband equipment; exempt from personal property tax. Amends 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.1 - 211.155) by adding sec. 9p. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4210'21referred 2/10/2021
HB 4210 of 2021Communications and Technology
Griffin, BethProperty tax: utility property; eligible broadband equipment; exempt from certain taxes. Amends 1905 PA 282 (MCL 207.1 - 207.21) by adding sec. 5c. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0046'212021-02-24, 2021-03-09referred 2/10/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1) re-referred to Committee on Communications and Technology
HB 4230 of 2021Communications and Technology
Hoitenga, MicheleSales tax: exemptions; eligible telecommunications, video, broadband, and similar equipment; exempt from sales tax. Amends 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.51 - 205.78) by adding sec. 4jj.referred 2/11/2021
HB 4231 of 2021Communications and Technology
Green, PhilUse tax: exemptions; eligible telecommunications, video, broadband, and similar equipment; exempt from use tax. Amends 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.91 - 205.111) by adding sec. 4jj.referred 2/11/2021
HB 4422 of 2021Communications and Technology
Hoitenga, MichelePublic utilities: other; exceptions to stringing wire over and across railway right-of-way; modify. Amends secs. 265 & 441 of 1993 PA 354 (MCL 462.265 & 462.441) & adds secs. 111, 265a, 265b & 265c.2021-06-09referred 3/2/2021
HB 4452 of 2021Communications and Technology
Bellino, JosephTransportation: railroads; right-of-way of railroad property; clarify. Amends secs. 107 & 265 of 1993 PA 354 (MCL 462.107 & 462.265) & adds sec. 273a.referred 3/9/2021
HB 4453 of 2021Communications and Technology
Bellino, JosephHighways: construction and repair; interference of railroads during construction and maintenance of utilities; prohibit. Amends sec. 15 of 1925 PA 368 (MCL 247.185).referred 3/9/2021
HB 4778 of 2021Communications and Technology
Johnson, StevenState financing and management: other; state agencies using messaging apps that allow deletion of messages to avoid FOIA: prohibit. Amends 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1101 - 18.1594) by adding sec. 270.2021-05-26, 2021-06-09referred 5/4/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
HB 4893 of 2021Communications and Technology
Berman, RyanConsumer protection: unfair trade practices; cancelation of certain recurring services online; provide for, and clarify application of Michigan consumer protection act to regulated businesses. Amends secs. 3 & 4 of 1976 PA 331 (MCL 445.903 & 445.904) & adds sec. 3j.referred 5/20/2021
HB 4918 of 2021Communications and Technology
Camilleri, DarrinCommunications: internet; regulation of broadband internet; modify. Amends secs. 102, 103, 201, 202, 205, 210, 213, 303, 304, 305, 305a, 305b, 313, 353a, 401, 502 & 503 of 1991 PA 179 (MCL 484.2102 et seq.) & adds secs. 301a, 306, 308, 309b, 311, 312, 314, 321, 362, 504 & 602.referred 5/25/2021
HB 4944 of 2021Communications and Technology
Berman, RyanConsumer protection: unfair trade practices; opt-in for increases to a payment amount that is charged automatically; require and clarify application of Michigan consumer protection act to regulated businesses. Amends secs. 3 & 4 of 1976 PA 331 (MCL 445.903 & 445.904).referred 5/27/2021
HB 5026 of 2021Communications and Technology
Calley, JulieCommunications: emergency 9-1-1; emergency 9-1-1 service enabling act; modify. Amends secs. 102, 205, 303, 304, 305, 307, 308, 309, 310, 312, 320, 401a, 401c, 408, 413, 713 & 717 of 1986 PA 32 (MCL 484.1102 et seq.) & adds sec. 401f.referred 6/16/2021
HB 5032 of 2021Communications and Technology
Hood, RachelCommunications: technology; broadband expansion act of Michigan; modify. Amends secs. 2, 4 & 7 of 2020 PA 224 (MCL 484.3252 et seq.).referred 6/16/2021
HB 5033 of 2021Communications and Technology
Haadsma, JimState financing and management: funds; eligibility for connecting Michigan communities grant program; expand. Creates appropriation act.referred 6/16/2021
HB 5034 of 2021Communications and Technology
Johnson, CynthiaHuman services: services or financial assistance; coverage of broadband internet expenses to eligible residents; allow. Amends 1939 AP 280 (MCL 400.1 - 400.119b) by adding sec. 57aa.referred 6/16/2021
HB 5035 of 2021Communications and Technology
Hope, KaraCommunications: broadcasting; authorized use of Michigan public safety communications system; eliminate certain restriction. Amends sec. 3 of 1929 PA 152 (MCL 28.283).referred 6/16/2021
HB 5036 of 2021Communications and Technology
Scott, Helena State agencies (existing): technology, management, and budget; department to create resources concerning digital literacy and cyber safety on public website; provide for. Amends 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1101 - 18.1594) by adding sec. 290.referred 6/16/2021
HB 5037 of 2021Communications and Technology
Lasinski, DonnaTownships: public services; townships to create special assessment districts for communications infrastructure including broadband and high-speed internet; allow. Amends secs. 2 & 3 of 1954 PA 188 (MCL 41.722 & 41.723).referred 6/16/2021
HB 5038 of 2021Communications and Technology
Coleman, KevinCommunications: other; certain office within the department of labor and economic opportunity; create. Creates new act.referred 6/16/2021
HB 5039 of 2021Communications and Technology
Morse, ChristineAppropriations: supplemental; funding for comprehensive mapping of broadband internet service in Michigan; provide for. Creates appropriation act.referred 6/16/2021
HB 5040 of 2021Communications and Technology
Cavanagh, MaryAppropriations: supplemental; funding to purchase mobile hotspots; provide for. Amends 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1601 - 388.1896) by adding sec. 68.referred 6/16/2021
SB 0046 of 2021Communications and Technology
Nesbitt, AricProperty tax: exemptions; eligible broadband equipment; exempt from personal property tax. Amends 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.1 - 211. 155) by adding sec. 9p.2021-02-24, 2021-03-09referred 2/18/2021 reported with recommendation with substitute (H-1)
SB 0372 of 2021 (PA 69 of 2021)Communications and Technology
Horn, KennethCommunications: telecommunications; requirement for distribution of printed directory; modify. Amends sec. 309 of 1991 PA 179 (MCL 484.2309).2021-06-16, 2021-06-23referred 6/3/2021 reported with recommendation without amendment

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