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

SUMMARY OF HOUSE-PASSED BILL

IN COMMITTEE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

House Bill 5151 (as passed by the House)

Sponsor: Representative Nate Shannon

House Committee: Transportation, Mobility, and Infrastructure

Senate Committee: Veterans and Emergency Services

 

Date Completed: 6-10-24

 


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

 

BACKGROUND

 

Leroy Imus was born in Howell, Michigan in 1939. He served in the United States Navy until he was honorably discharged. He became a Sterling Heights Police Officer on September 12, 1966. Officer Imus graduated from the Northwestern School of Staff and Command, received several merit and departmental citations during his service, and had been named "Policeman of the Month . 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.

 

Legislative Analyst: Alex Krabill

 

FISCAL IMPACT

 

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

 

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.