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 Bill Status of HB4165  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  WATER RESCUE EQUIPMENT-LAKE MI

House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy - Kambium Buckner - Norine K. Hammond, Sonya M. Harper, Robyn Gabel, Rita Mayfield, Margaret Croke, Bob Morgan, Curtis J. Tarver, II, Ann M. Williams, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, La Shawn K. Ford, Aaron M. Ortiz, Denyse Wang Stoneback, Eva Dina Delgado, Jonathan Carroll, Amy Grant, Lakesia Collins and Joyce Mason

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Robert Peters - Mike Simmons and Jacqueline Y. Collins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/2/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-1036

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Lake Michigan Rescue Equipment Act. Provides that the owner of a pier or drop-off on Lake Michigan shall install public rescue equipment, including, at a minimum, ring life buoys, on each of the owner's piers and drop-offs along the Lake Michigan coast. Provides that public rescue equipment shall also be installed in all high-incident drowning areas on an owner's property. Includes requirements for ring life buoys. Provides that each unit of local government owning a pier or drop-off on Lake Michigan shall track and report to the Department of Public Health, in a form prescribed by the Department, Lake Michigan lakefront drownings, both fatal and non-fatal drownings, near the unit's piers and drop-offs. Includes tracking and reporting requirements. Provides that the Department shall analyze the tracking and reporting and appropriately provide a plan and recommendations for reduction in drowning incidents. Defines terms. Effective 180 days after becoming law.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Modifies definitions. Provides that, to reduce vandalism and theft, the rescue equipment station shall have signage (rather than an alarm, signage, and a warning of cameras) that warns lakefront patrons that tampering with or misuse of public rescue equipment is strictly prohibited. Removes provisions about automatic contacting of 9-1-1 and compliance with a specified guide. Provides that the buoyant line attached to each ring life buoy must be at least 100 feet in length (rather than 100 inches). Provides that each unit of local government owning a pier or drop-off on Lake Michigan shall track and publish a report on the unit's website lakefront drownings if such drownings occur within 100 feet of the unit's piers and drop-offs and if the unit was made aware of such drowning (rather than making a report to the Department of Public Health). Provides that, if there have been drownings during the reporting period, each unit of local government must also publish a water safety plan on the unit's website. Adds provisions relating to high-incident drowning area plans. Makes other changes. Changes the effective date from 180 days after becoming law to one year after becoming law.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  10/5/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  10/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  10/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  10/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  10/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke
  10/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  10/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
  10/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  10/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2022HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  1/24/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  1/26/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 014-000-000
  1/31/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/7/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Denyse Wang Stoneback
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eva Dina Delgado
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  2/22/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/22/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  2/24/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 011-001-000
  3/1/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  3/1/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/1/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/1/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  3/2/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-000-001
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  3/4/2022SenateArrive in Senate
  3/4/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/4/2022SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  3/4/2022SenateFirst Reading
  3/4/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/16/2022SenateAssigned to Public Safety
  3/23/2022SenateDo Pass Public Safety; 005-000-000
  3/23/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  3/28/2022SenateSecond Reading
  3/28/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 29, 2022
  3/29/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
  3/29/2022HousePassed Both Houses
  3/29/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  4/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/18/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/19/2022HouseSent to the Governor
  6/2/2022HouseGovernor Approved
  6/2/2022HouseEffective Date June 2, 2023
  6/2/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-1036

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