RULE PROMULGATION; MODIFY                                                           S.B. 14:

                                                                                         SUMMARY OF BILL

                                                                         REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senate Bill 14 (as reported without amendment)

Sponsor:  Senator Sean McCann

Committee:  Energy and Environment

 


CONTENT

 

The bill would amend the Administrative Procedures Act to delete provisions that prohibit an agency from adopting or promulgating a rule more stringent than the applicable Federally mandated standards except for in specified circumstances.

 

MCL 24.232                                                                                                  

 

BRIEF RATIONALE

 

In 2018, Public Act 602 was enacted to prohibit the State from adopting more stringent rules than Federally mandated standards. Some people believe that this prohibition makes it difficult for the State to adequately protect its environment and respond to public health emergencies, and so it has been suggested that the prohibition be deleted.

 

                                                            Legislative Analyst:  Tyler P. VanHuyse

 

FISCAL IMPACT

 

The bill would have no fiscal impact on State or local government.

 

Date Completed:  4-24-23                                 Fiscal Analyst: Cory Savino, PhD

 

 

 

This analysis was prepared by nonpartisan Senate staff for use by the Senate in its deliberations and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent.