HOUSE BILL NO. 4994

September 14, 2023, Introduced by Reps. Skaggs and Witwer and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

A bill to amend 2008 PA 551, entitled

"Uniform securities act (2002),"

by amending section 410 (MCL 451.2410), as amended by 2019 PA 73.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 410. (1) Before October 1, 2023, a A person shall pay a fee of $300.00 when initially filing an application for registration as a broker-dealer and a fee of $300.00 when filing a renewal of registration as a broker-dealer. After September 30, 2023, a person shall pay a fee of $250.00 when initially filing an application for registration as a broker-dealer and a fee of $250.00 when filing a renewal of registration as a broker-dealer. If the filing results in a denial or withdrawal, the administrator shall retain all of the filing fee.

(2) Before October 1, 2023, an An individual shall pay a fee of $65.00 when filing an application for registration as an agent, a fee of $65.00 when filing a renewal of registration as an agent, and a fee of $65.00 when filing for a change of registration as an agent. After September 30, 2023, an individual shall pay a fee of $30.00 when filing an application for registration as an agent, a fee of $30.00 when filing a renewal of registration as an agent, and a fee of $30.00 when filing for a change of registration as an agent. If the filing results in a denial or withdrawal, the administrator shall retain all of the filing fee.

(3) Before October 1, 2023, a A person shall pay a fee of $200.00 when filing an application for registration as an investment adviser and a fee of $200.00 when filing a renewal of registration as an investment adviser. After September 30, 2023, a person shall pay a fee of $150.00 when filing an application for registration as an investment adviser and a fee of $150.00 when filing a renewal of registration as an investment adviser. If the filing results in a denial or withdrawal, the administrator shall retain all of the filing fee.

(4) Before October 1, 2023, an An individual shall pay a fee of $65.00 when filing an application for registration as an investment adviser representative, a fee of $65.00 when filing a renewal of registration as an investment adviser representative, and a fee of $65.00 when filing a change of registration as an investment adviser representative. After September 30, 2023, an individual shall pay a fee of $30.00 when filing an application for registration as an investment adviser representative, a fee of $30.00 when filing a renewal of registration as an investment adviser representative, and a fee of $30.00 when filing a change of registration as an investment adviser representative. If the filing results in a denial or withdrawal, the administrator shall retain all of the filing fee.

(5) Before October 1, 2023, a A federal covered investment adviser required to file a notice under section 405 shall pay an initial and annual notice fee of $200.00. After September 30, 2023, a federal covered investment adviser required to file a notice under section 405 shall pay an initial and annual notice fee of $150.00.

(6) A person that is required to pay a filing or notice fee under this section may transmit the fee through or to a designee as a rule or order requires under this act.

(7) An investment adviser representative who is registered as an agent under section 402 and who represents a person that is both registered as a broker-dealer under section 401 and registered as an investment adviser under section 403 or required as a federal covered investment adviser to make a notice filing under section 405 is not required to pay an initial or annual registration fee for registration as an investment adviser representative.