HOUSE BILL NO. 4151

February 28, 2023, Introduced by Reps. Hope, Brixie, Tsernoglou, Paiz, Hood, Morse, Steckloff, McKinney, Wilson, Rogers, MacDonell, Dievendorf, Rheingans, Glanville, Wegela, Neeley, Price, Arbit, Brabec, Young, Morgan, Puri, Weiss, Scott, Koleszar, Stone, Mentzer, Grant, Coffia, Hoskins, Brenda Carter, Haadsma, Edwards, Breen, Conlin, McFall, Miller, Farhat, Whitsett and Aiyash and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

A bill to amend 2013 PA 240, entitled

"Michigan state capitol historic site act,"

by amending section 6 (MCL 4.1946).

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 6. (1) The commission shall do all of the following:

(a) Subject to subsection subsections (2) and (3), operate and manage the Michigan state capitol historic site.State Capitol Historic Site.

(b) Maintain and restore the state capitol building.State Capitol Building.

(c) Maintain and improve the grounds of the Michigan state capitol historic site.State Capitol Historic Site.

(d) Appoint an individual to manage the day-to-day operations of the Michigan state capitol historic site. State Capitol Historic Site. The individual appointed under this subdivision is an at-will employee and shall serve serves at the pleasure of the commission.

(e) Employ staff to carry out the commission's responsibilities under this subsection (1) and as otherwise provided by law. All individuals employed by the commission are nontenured, at-will employees. The commission may discipline, transfer, demote, suspend, or summarily discharge an employee.

(f) Contract with any person for purposes of procuring goods or services or otherwise carrying out the commission's responsibilities with regard to the Michigan state capitol historic site.State Capitol Historic Site.

(g) Make recommendations to the governor, the senate, and the house of representatives regarding funding for the Michigan state capitol historic site, State Capitol Historic Site, including, but not limited to, funding from the fund.

(h) Carry out other responsibilities as provided by law.

(2) Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the commission shall not prohibit an individual from bringing a sign onto the grounds of the Michigan State Capitol Historic Site or into the State Capitol Building. Signs brought into the State Capitol Building must not be larger than a standard poster board or 6 square feet, whichever is larger.

(3) (2) The commission does not have authority and shall not exercise control over the internal decisions of the senate or the house of representatives related to the allocation of space in the state capitol building State Capitol Building or the state capitol building parking lot, State Capitol Building Parking Lot, including legislative or staff offices. All decisions concerning space in the state capitol building State Capitol Building and the state capitol building parking lot shall State Capitol Building Parking Lot must be made according to the rules or practices of the senate and the house of representatives.