OFFICER LEROY IMUS MEM. HWY H.B. 5151:

SUMMARY OF BILL

REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE

 

 

 

 

 

 

House Bill 5151 (as reported without amendment)

Sponsor: Representative Nate Shannon

House Committee: Transportation, Mobility, and Infrastructure

Senate Committee: Veterans and Emergency Services

 


CONTENT

 

The bill would amend the Michigan Memorial Highway Act to designate the portion of Highway M-53 in Macomb County beginning at the intersection with 17 Mile Road and continuing north to the interchange with Hall Road as the "Officer Leroy Imus Memorial Highway".

 

Proposed MCL 250.1030c

 

BRIEF RATIONALE

 

Leroy Imus was born in Howell, Michigan in 1939. He served in the United States Navy until he was honorably discharged and then became a Sterling Heights Police Officer on September 12, 1966. On December 2, 1971, Officer Imus was killed returning to his patrol car during a traffic stop after 1:00 AM when a car swerved out of its travel lane and struck him and his patrol car. He was 32 years old. To honor his memory, it has been suggested that the State designate a highway in his name.

 

Legislative Analyst: Alex Krabill

 

FISCAL IMPACT

 

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

 

Date Completed: 6-13-24 Fiscal Analyst: Bobby Canell

 

 

 

 

 

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.