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2015 House Bill 4426: Lower drivers licence "points" for barely speeding

Public Act 448 of 2016

Introduced by Rep. John Kivela (D) on April 14, 2015 To reduce the drivers license “points” imposed for exceeding speed limits by 5 mph or less to 1 point from two points. The current two points would still apply to speeds above 5 mph and not more than 10 mph. 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-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 67 to 39 in the House on February 17, 2016.
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To reduce the drivers license “points” imposed for exceeding speed limits by 5 mph or less to 1 point from two points. The current two points would still apply to speeds above 5 mph and not more than 10 mph.
Moved to reconsider by Rep. Aric Nesbitt (R) on February 17, 2016 The vote by which the bill was passed.
The motion passed by voice vote in the House on February 17, 2016
Received in the House on June 1, 2016
Passed 75 to 34 in the House on June 1, 2016.
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(same description)
To reduce the drivers license “points” imposed for exceeding speed limits by 5 mph or less to 1 point from two points. The current two points would still apply to speeds above 5 mph and not more than 10 mph.
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.
Passed 35 to 2 in the Senate on December 7, 2016.
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To reduce the drivers license “points” imposed for exceeding speed limits. The bill would prescribe: Four points for more than 15 miles per hour over the limit; three points for between 10 and 15 mph over; two points for between five and 10 mph over, and one point for less than 5 mph over.
Received in the House on December 7, 2016
Passed 78 to 30 in the House on December 13, 2016.
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To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 4, 2017

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