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2013 House Bill 4786: Increase vital records fees

Public Act 136 of 2013

Introduced by Rep. Matt Lori (R) on May 29, 2013 To increase the fees for obtaining copies of vital records such as birth and death certificates. The fee increases range from $4 to $15 per record, and the bill also authorizes an extra $25 fee for “expedited” service.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on May 29, 2013
Reported in the House on June 12, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on June 18, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 18, 2013
Amendment offered by Rep. Rob VerHeulen (R) on June 18, 2013 To clarify whether certain fees may be levied by the state or a local "registrar".
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 18, 2013
Passed 58 to 50 in the House on September 12, 2013 (same description)
To increase the fees for obtaining copies of vital records such as birth and death certificates. The fee increases range from $4 to $15 per record, and the bill also authorizes an extra $25 fee for “expedited” service.
Received in the Senate on September 17, 2013
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on September 17, 2013
Reported in the Senate on September 24, 2013 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Failed 18 to 19 in the Senate on October 1, 2013 To increase the fees for obtaining copies of vital records such as birth and death certificates. The fee increases range from $4 to $15 per record, and the bill also authorizes an extra $25 fee for “expedited” service.
Moved to reconsider by Sen. Arlan Meekhof (R) on October 1, 2013 The vote by which the bill was defeated.
The motion passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 1, 2013
Received in the Senate on October 1, 2013
Passed 20 to 18 in the Senate on October 1, 2013 (same description)
To increase the fees for obtaining copies of vital records such as birth and death certificates. The fee increases range from $4 to $15 per record, and the bill also authorizes an extra $25 fee for “expedited” service.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 15, 2013

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