Update

Document Sample
Update Powered By Docstoc
					                                                MGFOA LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE (L-C)
                                            2011-2012 Legislation - Last Update July 8, 2011

BILL # & Status      Category         Committee    L-C Position   Committee Action                      Description/Position Explanation
      Link                            Discussion
                                         Date
   HB 4059           Employee           5/6/11                                         Prohibit public employers from paying union officials for time spent
                   Compensation                                                                             conducting union business
   HB 4148             Debt            6/10/11                                                        Special Assessment revolving loan fund
   HB 4150             Debt            7/8/11                                          Allows County Commission to set interest rate on Delinquent taxes

   HB 4152           Employee          6/10/11                                       Prohibits retro pay on an expired contract and calls for the employees
                   Compensation                                                      working under an expired contract to bear the cost of any increased
                                                                                     health care costs until a new contract is in effect. Signed by Gov. June
                                                                                     7 2011 PA 54
   HB 4156          Retirement         7/8/11                                        Posting of pension board expenditure requirements
   HB 4172           Employee          7/8/11      Support w/       Sent to Board    Mandated Employee contributions to Health Care plans. Support tie
                   Compensation                    amendment                         bar to Senate Joint Resolution C and caps should correlate with BCBS
                                                                                     illustrative rates.
   HB 4214           Financial         3/11/11       Support        Sent to Board    Creates new act and repeals 1990 PA 72. Passed 3/9/2011 as PA 4 of
                    Emergency                                                        2011. Expands authority of EFM and increases triggers enabling
                                                                                     appointment of EFM
   HB 4232         Dual Positions      7/8/11                                        Amend PA 566 to prohibit public officer or employee from holding 2 or
                                                                                     more incompatible offices at the same time
   HB 4309        Inter-local Coop.    3/11/11       Support        Sent to Board    Amend PA 57 of 1988. A newly incorporated an authority will not be
                                                                                     bound by existing labor contracts of the employees transferred to the
                                                                                     authority
   HB 4310        Inter-local Coop.    3/11/11       Support        Sent to Board    Amend the Metropolitan Transportation Authorities Act of 1967 (MCL
                                                                                     124.413) to eliminate existing labor union agreements, and to revise
                                                                                     the content of labor contracts.
   HB 4311        Inter-local Coop.    3/11/11       Support        Sent to Board    Amend Public Act 8 of the 1967 Extra Session (MCL 124.534), which
                                                                                     provides for intergovernmental transfers of functions and
                                                                                     responsibilities, to eliminate existing labor union agreements, and to
                                                                                     revise the content of labor contracts.


                                                                                                                                                                1
                                              MGFOA LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE (L-C)
                                          2011-2012 Legislation - Last Update July 8, 2011

BILL # & Status      Category       Committee    L-C Position   Committee Action                      Description/Position Explanation
      Link                          Discussion
                                       Date
   HB 4312        Inter-local Coop.  3/11/11       Support        Sent to Board    Amend the Urban Cooperation Act of 1967 (MCL 124.505) to eliminate
                                                                                   existing labor union agreements and to revise the content of labor
                                                                                   contracts when inter-local govt agreements combine services.

   HB 4515         Property Tax       6/10/11      Oppose         Sent to Board    Prohibits uncapping of real property transfer if blood relative or related
                                                                                   by affinity to the third degree



   HB 4522          Local Coop        7/7/11       Support        Sent to Board    Amend PA 312 to emphasize welfare of public, ability of unit to pay and
                                                                                   comparables within the unit of govt to other employees. Passed sent to
                                                                                   gov
   HB 4526            Revenue         6/10/11                                      Revenue sharing requirements - i.e. Vitality Incentive Program
   HB 4534          Local Coop        7/8/11                                       Allows 2 or more local units to xfr property conditionally
   HB4588            Employee                                                      Prohibits a public employer from collecting union dues from
                   Compensation                                                    employees, even on a voluntary basis
   HB 4602         Taxable Value      7/8/11       Support        Sent to Board    Eliminate the use of occupancy additions and occupancy losses in
                                                                                   determining a property's taxable value
                        Tax           7/8/11                                       Property tax; assessments; assessment of real property; revise for
   HB 4668                                                                         certain summer resort and assembly corporations.
                        Tax           7/8/11                                       Property tax; assessments; sale of shares in certain summer park and
                                                                                   resort associations; revise definition of transfer of ownership to
   HB 4669                                                                         exclude
    SB 7             Employee         7/8/11     Support w/       Sent to Board    Mandated Employee contributions to Health Care plans. Support tie
                   Compensation                  amendment                         bar to Senate Joint Resolution C and caps should correlate with BCBS
                                                                                   illustrative rates.
 SB 8, 9 & 10     Inter-local Coop.   7/8/11                                       Urban Cooperation Act Changes - Creates the "Municipal
                                                                                   Partnership Act" to authorize two or more local governments to
                                                                                   enter into a contract to form a joint endeavor. This act
                                                                                   streamlines and enhances the process for forming service
                                                                                   sharing ventures.
                                                                                                                                                                2
                                        MGFOA LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE (L-C)
                                    2011-2012 Legislation - Last Update July 8, 2011

 BILL # & Status   Category   Committee    L-C Position   Committee Action                      Description/Position Explanation
       Link                   Discussion
                                 Date
      SB 34          Tax       3/11/11       Oppose         Sent to Board    Exempt all personal property taxes from tax levy after Dec 31 2011

      SB 78         Debt       3/11/11       Oppose         Sent to Board    Issuance of Fiscal Stabilization Bonds. Reintroduced from last session
                                                                             previously HB6546.
     SB 138        Revenue     7/8/11                                        Supplemental Revenue Sharing - A supplemental
                                                                             appropriations bill for the current 2010-11 fiscal year with $33
                                                                             million in revenue sharing funds, including $10 million for the
                                                                             City of Detroit in order to make communities whole for the
                                                                             impact of declining population. An appropriation adjustment of
                                                                             $18.8 million for constitutional revenue sharing and $14.3
                                                                             million for statutory revenue sharing, required to ensure that
                                                                             FY 2010-11 payments to local units are equal to those of FY
                                                                             2009-10.
     SB 318         Debt       6/10/11                                       Financial Recovery Bonds. Specific to Ecorse. Signed as PA 36 of 2011.

     SB 322          Tax       6/10/11      Support         Sent to Board    Single Tax Levy option if total tax less than $100. Support without the
                                            w/amend                          dollar limit. Tie barred with SB 323
     SB 323          Tax       6/10/11      Support         Sent to Board    Single Tax Levy option if total tax less than $100. Support without the
                                            w/amend                          dollar limit. Tie barred with SB 322
  SB 347 & 348       Tax       7/8/11
                                                                             Medical Claims Tax - An act to require a 1% tax on medical
                                                                             insurance claims paid by any provider or third-party
                                                                             administrator. Tax funds to be collected by the State and used
                                                                             for Medicaid, including funding of shortfalls, as well as
                                                                             expenditures of the Dept. of Community Health.
     SB 397                                                                  See HB 4522
                   Staffing    7/8/11        Support        Sent to Board
SB 485 - SB 488                                                              Prohibit minimum staffing requirements for county employees
 SB 489 & SB 490   Staffing    7/8/11        Support        Sent to Board    Prohibit minimum staffing requirements for charter township
                                                                             employees

                                                                                                                                                       3
                                           MGFOA LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE (L-C)
                                       2011-2012 Legislation - Last Update July 8, 2011

BILL # & Status     Category     Committee    L-C Position      Committee Action                      Description/Position Explanation
      Link                       Discussion
                                    Date
SB 491 & SB 492     Staffing       7/8/11        Support          Sent to Board
                                                                                   Prohibit minimum staffing requirements for village employees
    SB 493         Collective     7/8/11         Support          Sent to Board    Labor; collective bargaining; the decision to consolidate
                   Bargaining                                                      services with other public employers; exempt from collective
                                                                                   bargaining requirements.
 SEC34-63576       Investment     3/11/11        Oppose           Sent to Board    Greatly expands the definition of persons required to be registered as a
                                                                                   financial advisor including pension board members

     SJR C          Employee      7/8/11      Tie bar to SB 7     Sent to Board    Amends constitution to include state and university employees in
                  Compensation                  & HB 4172                          mandated employee contributions to health care




                                                                                                                                                              4
                                       MGFOA LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE (L-C)
                                   2011-2012 Legislation - Last Update July 8, 2011

BILL # & Status   Category   Committee    L-C Position   Committee Action     Description/Position Explanation
      Link                   Discussion
                                Date




                                                                                                                 5

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Categories:
Tags:
Stats:
views:43
posted:8/20/2012
language:
pages:5