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2013 House Bill 4592: Exempt home thermostat installers from mechanical contractor licensure

Public Act 71 of 2013

  1. Introduced by Rep. Bradford Jacobsen (R) on April 18, 2013, to establish that a “mechanical contractors” license is not required for a registered or licensed security alarm provider or contractor to install a home thermostat.
    • Referred to the House Energy and Technology Committee on April 18, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on May 21, 2013, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  2. Passed 105 to 2 in the House on May 22, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on May 23, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Energy and Technology Committee on May 23, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on June 5, 2013, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on June 12, 2013, to establish that a “mechanical contractors” license is not required for a registered or licensed security alarm provider or contractor to install a home thermostat.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 25, 2013.

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