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A
 Government Big Enough to give
you everything you want ,
 Is Strong Enough
 to take everthing you have.
 
Thomas Jefferson
 
 
 
 
 For Details or Comments:

http://www.michiganvotes.org

L.O Report March 2017

 

In Lansing:  Things to watch

 

HB4082 – Traffic regulation; traveling in extreme left-hand lane

          The driver may exceed the speed limit by no more than 10 miles per hour

          The driver may only exceed the speed limit during the period of time that he or she is overtaking and passing the other vehicle as described in subsection (1) and for no longer than 10 seconds after he or she has safely overtaken and passed the other vehicle

          Only on a portion of a highway that is not within the limits of a village or city or within a school zone

 

HB4108 – Speed restrictions when passing

          Upon a roadway having 2 or more lanes for travel in 1 direction, the driver of a vehicle in the extreme left-hand lane shall not continue to operate their vehicle in that lane if they know or reasonable should know that they are being overtaken in that lane.

 

SB0046 – Eliminate the requirement that emergency lights be mounted on the roof of an authorized emergency vehicle.

 

Side note:  A bill is being introduced that allows you to warm up your car in your driveway without being ticketed.

 

HB4013 – Allowed paperless registration and proof of insurance

 

HB4024 – Extend driver license renewals from 4 years to 8 years

 

HB4040 – Vehicle registration fees exempt senior citizens from increases

 

HB4042 – Operating a motor vehicle without valid driver license; increase penalties and require policy officers to take certain actions.

          Shall immediately confiscate the motor vehicle’s registration plate and notify the Secretary of State through the law enforcement information network that the registration plate was confiscated.

          Must be held for a period of 10 days after the confiscation and unless the owner of the vehicle provides proof within that 10-day period that the vehicle is insured shall be destroyed.

 

HB4033-HB4035 – Absentee voter; issue upon voter’s request without requiring justification.

 

HB4037-HB4039 – Automatic voter registration when receiving driver license or identification card.

 

HB4053 – Establish English as the official state language.

 

                   

 

Legislative Days are:

 

March 15th

April 19th

May 17th

May 31st – Freedom Rally at the Capitol Steps and Noon

           

For more details, see the Legislative Days & Events for 2017 following this report.

 

Larry Flood,

L.O., ABATE Region 20

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