Introduced by Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D) on January 29, 2013, to repeal the Michigan “right-to-work” law enacted in 2012. This bill would repeal the part that applies to government employees. Senate Bill 95 would repeal right-to-work for workers in the private sector. Full Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing Committee on January 29, 2013.
Motion by Sen. Tupac Hunter (D) on March 14, 2013, to NOT vote on a motion to discharge the bill from committee and bring it directly to the full Senate for discussion and a vote.
Motion by Sen. Gretchen Whitmer (D) on March 14, 2013, to adjourn for the day, with the sponsor arguing that if the body doesn't have time to consider right-to-work then it doesn't have time to consider the next scheduled bill, a Ducks Unlimited fundraising license plate.
Motion by Sen. Arlan Meekhof (R) on March 19, 2013, to postpone any action on a Democratic motion to discharge the bill from committee and bring the bill directly to the full Senate until the very last day of 2013 session, which is generally a pro-forma session in which substantive measures are not voted on.