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2012 Senate Bill 933: Not cover medical marijuana under workers comp

Public Act 481 of 2012

  1. Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on February 8, 2012, to establish that workers compensation insurance does not have to include coverage for medical marijuana treatments.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on February 8, 2012.
      • Reported in the Senate on March 8, 2012, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  2. Passed 35 to 2 in the Senate on May 8, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on May 8, 2012.
    • Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on May 8, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on November 29, 2012, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Richard Hammel (D) on December 11, 2012, to tie-bar the bill to House Bill 4461, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. HB 4461 would require politicians to file personal financial disclosure statements. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 11, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Richard Hammel (D) on December 11, 2012, to tie-bar the bill to House Bill 5360, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. HB 5360 would prohibit legislators and statewide officeholders from applying for or receiving during his or her term a grant from the state that is unrelated to holding office. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 11, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Richard Hammel (D) on December 11, 2012, to tie-bar the bill to House Bill 4520, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. HB 4520 would allow no-reason absentee voting. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 11, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Richard Hammel (D) on December 11, 2012, to tie-bar the bill to House Joint Resolution NN, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that measure does also. HJR NN would amend the constitution by adding an 1,800 word regulatory regime on political spending by both business and nonprofit corporations (including nonprofit groups motivated by ideological or political concerns). The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 11, 2012.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Richard Hammel (D) on December 11, 2012, to tie-bar the bill to House Bill 5361, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. HB 5361 would establish comprehensive ethics standards and conflict of interest regulations for executive branch officials and employees. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 11, 2012.
  4. Passed 77 to 31 in the House on December 12, 2012, to establish that workers compensation insurance does not have to include coverage for medical marijuana treatments.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 27, 2012.

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