L.O Report May 2017
Things to watch
HB4306 – Increase motorcycle endorsement fee $2.00 for the Safety Education Fund
Transportation Committee, 14 yes – 0 no.
floor vote was attempted, but opposition from the Republican Caucus stated this is a tax increase. It is a user fee created for “Look Twice Save A Life”.
cost is an extra one-time $2.50 on the original motorcycle endorsement and $2.00 on the 4 year renewal. This would raise the
plate fee from $23.00 to $25.00 with $2.00 going to the current Motorcycle Safety Fund.
SB160 – Autocycle passed. Expect a possible
SB240, 241 – Introduced by Region 11’s Senator Steve Beida. Bills are to change the make-up of the MCCA Board.
bills would mandate a yearly audit and subject MCCA to the Provision of Open Meetings Act and FOIA.
are currently in the Senate Insurance Committee.
CONTACT YOUR REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATORS!!
Senator Ruth Johnson is having a ride on May 9th from Vehicle City in Flint.
May 31st – Freedom Rally at the Capitol Steps at Noon
Town Hall Meeting, May 15, 2017, 6:00pm to 7:30pm at Grand Blanc City Hall.
Reps Tim Sneller, Pam Faris,
Phil Phelps and Sheldon Neeley
House Democratic Floor Leader
Jim Ananich Coffee
May 5, 2017: Scotty’s in Burton – 9am to 10:30am
Thetford Twp Sr. Center – 11am to Noon
Mt. Morris Library – 12:30pm to 1:30pm
May 15, 2017: Swartz Creek
Sr. Center – 10am to 11am
L.O., ABATE Region
9th Annual Bikers inside the beltway – ride to DC – meet with Senators and Representatives – May 22
and 23, 2017.
Meeting of the
Minds – September 21-25, 2017 – Williamsburg, VA. Considered “Seminar on Steroids”.
TEXTS – STOP THE WRECKS” - Pass it on!
46 states including
DC, Puerto Rico, Guam and the US Virgin Islands have banned text messaging for ALL drivers.
MRF Asst. State