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2012 House Bill 5582: Establish that military experience meets certain occupational licensure requirements

Public Act 379 of 2012

  1. Introduced by Rep. Gail Haines (R) on May 1, 2012, to establish that having recent and relevant military experience in the field meets the criteria for obtaining a “electrical journeyman's license.” Current law prohibits a person from earning a living as an electrician unless he or she has least “8,000 hours of experience obtained over at least four years,” plus passing a licensure test and paying fees.
    • Referred to the House Military And Veterans Affairs And Homeland Security Committee on May 1, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on June 5, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on September 12, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 12, 2012.
  2. Passed 108 to 0 in the House on September 12, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on September 13, 2012.
    • Referred to the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs & Homeland Security Committee on September 13, 2012.
      • Reported in the Senate on September 27, 2012, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on December 12, 2012, to establish that having recent and relevant military experience in the field meets the criteria for obtaining a “electrical journeyman's license.” Current law prohibits a person from earning a living as an electrician unless he or she has least “8,000 hours of experience obtained over at least four years,” plus passing a licensure test and paying fees.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 18, 2012.

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2012 House Bill 5582 (Establish that military experience meets certain occupational licensure requirements )  by admin on February 27, 2013 
Introduced in the House on May 1, 2012, to establish that having recent and relevant military experience in the field meets the criteria for obtaining a “electrical journeyman's license.” Current law prohibits a person from earning a living as an electrician unless he or she has least “8,000 hours of experience obtained over at least four years,” plus passing a licensure test and paying fees

The vote was 108 in favor, 0 opposed and 2 not voting

(House Roll Call 513 at House Journal 0)

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