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

Public Act 379 of 2012

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.   Official Text and Analysis.
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
Passed 108 to 0 in the House on September 12, 2012 (same description)
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.
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.
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on December 12, 2012 (same description)
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.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 18, 2012

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