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2015 House Bill 4425: Revise speed limits and related rules

Public Act 447 of 2016

Introduced by Rep. Rick Outman (R) on April 14, 2015 To revise the process for establishing local speed limits that vary from ones prescribed by state law. Variances would have to based on either the number of points of entry to a road (driveways) or a traffic study that determines the speed at or below which 85 percent of vehicles travel. This is part of a speed limit revision package consisting of House Bills 4423 to 4427.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on April 14, 2015
Reported in the House on February 2, 2016 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 60 to 49 in the House on June 1, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To revise the process for establishing local speed limits that vary from ones prescribed by state law. Variances would have to based on either the number of points of entry to a road (driveways) or a traffic study that determines the speed at or below which 85 percent of vehicles travel. This is part of a speed limit revision package consisting of House Bills 4423 to 4427.
Received in the Senate on June 7, 2016
Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on June 7, 2016
Reported in the Senate on November 29, 2016 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered by Sen. Tom Casperson (R) on December 7, 2016 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 7, 2016
Passed 27 to 10 in the Senate on December 7, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To revise the process for establishing local speed limits that vary from ones prescribed by state law. Variances would have to based on either the number of points of entry to a road (driveways) or a traffic study that determines the speed at or below which 85 percent of vehicles travel. This is part of a speed limit revision package consisting of House Bills 4423 to 4427.
Received in the House on December 7, 2016
Passed 61 to 47 in the House on December 13, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 4, 2017

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