Senate Bill 174, Revise livestock regulations, postpone hen cage size mandate: Passed 21 to 17 in the Senate
To overhaul existing rules on the livestock and farm animal industry, and expand the authority of state officials to establish new requirements and regulations, including ones to control the spread of animal diseases and infections. The bill also extends a 2020 deadline for imposing laying hen cage size requirements until the start of 2026.
Senate Bill 434, Authorize cosmetology “mobile salons”: Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate
To direct the state licensing bureau to promulgate regulations on “mobile salons” or mobile cosmetology equipment used by different salons. Under current law cosmetology services and salons are subject to detailed state regulatory and licensure requirements. The bill would also authorize reciprocity for cosmetologists licensed by other states whose requirements are "substantially equal" to Michigan's.
Senate Bill 70, Create crime victim confidential address program: Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate
To establish an address confidentiality program that would give crime victims a “designated address” to which mail could be sent and then forwarded to the individual’s current location. This location would not be subject to disclosure under open records laws, and the person could also vote in elections using the designated address. Senate Bills 71 to 76 amend other statutes to accommodate this program.
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