The House Appropriations: Environmental Quality Subcommittee and the House Great Lakes and the Environment Committee will hold a joint hearing on Tuesday at 2 p.m. on whether the state should continue the wetland protection program.
The House Regulatory Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday at noon for a discussion on a statewide smoking ban.
On the floor:
SB 222 – A bill to amend the Recreational Authorities Act to include school districts.
Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture
will have a hearing on the FY 09-10 budget next Wednesday (3/18) at 3:00 pm with
Subcommittee Recommendation and
Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs will meet on Wednesday (3/18) at 1:00 pm to take up:
SB 256 - A bill to be introduced that would authorize local units of government to form storm water utilities
HB 4286 – A bill to promote hunting on Department of Natural Resources controlled land.
On the calendar:
HB 4103 – A bill to exempt certain certified solar, wind, or water energy conversion devices from personal property tax.
HB 4402 – A bill to restrict the use of Lindane in the treatment of human lice.
HB 4211 – A bill to require landlord to give tenants 30-day notice of foreclosure of property.
HR 31 - A resolution to encourage the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Michigan Public Service Commission to promote Project Safe Passage (limit lights in urban building in the evening to assist bird migration).
Appropriations: Environmental Quality Subcommittee will meet on Tuesday (3/17) at 10:30 am to examine the Executive Recommendation, FY 2009-10 budget.
Appropriations: Investigations, Intergovernmental Affairs and Oversight will meet on Thursday (3/19) at 9:00 am to look at:
- Health Care (various issues)
Appropriations: Natural Resources Subcommittee will meet on Wednesday (3/18) at 8:30 am to begin decision making work on HB 4446 - the Executive Recommendation, FY 2009-10 budget focusing on forestry issues and cormorant population control.
Energy and Technology will meet Tuesday (3/17) at 9:00 am to take up:
HB 4521- A bill to
provide an exemption for personal property tax for wind energy systems; include
foundation, easement, and right of way in definition of personal property.
Great Lakes and the Environment will meet on Thursday (3/12) at 9:00 am for a hearing on :
HR 46 - A
resolution to encourage the citizens of the state of
PENDING REFERRAL TO COMMITTEE:
Great Lakes and the Environment and the Appropriations: Environmental Quality Subcommittee will hold a joint meeting on Tuesday (3/17) at 2:00 pm or after session to take public testimony on the future state of the Wetlands Protection Program
Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs will meet Tuesday (3/17) at noon for a presentation by Paul Tait and Dave Burger of SEMCOG.
Regulatory Affairs will hold a hearing on Wednesday (3/18) at noon for a discussion on a statewide smoking ban.
Tourism, Outdoor Recreation and Natural Resources will meet on Tuesday (3/17) at 10:30 am to take up:
HB 4501-02 –
Bills to modify the definition of a pistol.
Urban Policy will meet Tuesday (3/17) at 9:00 am to take up:
Presentation from Paul Tait, Executive Director for the Southeast
Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG)
Michigan Environmental Council
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