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2013 Senate Bill 50: Revise ORV use rules

Public Act 119 of 2013

Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson (R) on January 16, 2013 To let some counties in northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula allow off road vehicles to ride on the shoulders of some "trunkline" state highways.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources, Environment & Great Lakes Committee on January 16, 2013
Reported in the Senate on June 12, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on June 12, 2013 To use the bill as a "vehicle" for restricting certain DNR regulations on ORV use. The previous version's shoulder-riding provisions are also in House Bills 4284 and 4299.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 12, 2013
Passed 27 to 11 in the Senate on June 13, 2013 To prohibit the Department of Natural Resources from requiring a permit merely for organized group recreational off-road vehicle riding on state land, or for an ORV event on frozen lakes. Also, to require the DNR to designate at least two days each year as free ORV-riding days, when no ORV license is required.
Received in the House on June 13, 2013
Referred to the House Natural Resources Committee on June 13, 2013
Reported in the House on June 18, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on September 10, 2013
The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on September 10, 2013
Substitute offered by Rep. Andrea LaFontaine (R) on September 10, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 10, 2013
Amendment offered by Rep. Ellen Lipton (D) on September 10, 2013
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on September 10, 2013
Passed 80 to 28 in the House on September 12, 2013
Received in the Senate on September 17, 2013
Passed 26 to 9 in the Senate on September 18, 2013
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on September 25, 2013

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