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2013 Senate Bill 58: Revise DNR and Agriculture Department “mission statements”

Public Act 47 of 2013

  1. Introduced by Sen. John Moolenaar (R) on January 16, 2013, to explicitly include among the duties of the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Agriculture that they work together to jointly promote forestry and development of the state’s forest products industry.
    • Referred to the Senate Natural Resources, Environment & Great Lakes Committee on January 16, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on February 5, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on February 7, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 7, 2013.
  2. Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on February 12, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on February 12, 2013.
    • Referred to the House Natural Resources Committee on February 12, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on March 6, 2013, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 89 to 18 in the House on May 23, 2013, to explicitly include among the duties of the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Agriculture that they work together to jointly promote development of the state’s forest products industry.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 5, 2013.

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