Deed Restrictions, Neighborhood Watch Vehicles

January 12, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

Senate Bill 702, Prohibit school districts from discriminating against charter schools: Passed 60 to 47 in the House

To expand the definition of “deed restriction” in a 2017 law that prohibits a school district or local government from refusing to sell property to a competing charter or private school. The bill would close a loophole that the Detroit school district has used in refusing to sell a shuttered primary school to a charter.

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House Bill 4176, Let neighborhood watch car mount flashing yellow lights: Passed 106 to 0 in the House

To let vehicles that participate in neighborhood watch programs have amber flashing lights.

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