Act No. 132

Public Acts of 2023

Approved by the Governor

September 29, 2023

Filed with the Secretary of State

September 29, 2023

EFFECTIVE DATE:  September 29, 2023

state of michigan

102nd Legislature

Regular session of 2023

Introduced by Reps. Skaggs and Witwer

ENROLLED HOUSE BILL No. 4994

AN ACT to amend 2008 PA 551, entitled “An act to enact the uniform securities act (2002) relating to the issuance, offer, sale, or purchase of securities; to prohibit fraudulent practices in relation to securities; to establish civil and criminal sanctions for violations of the act and civil sanctions for violation of the rules promulgated pursuant to the act; to require the registration of broker-dealers, agents, investment advisers, and securities; to regulate Michigan investment markets; to make uniform the law with reference to securities; and to repeal acts and parts of acts,” 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, 2027, 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, 2027, 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, 2027, 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, 2027, 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, 2027, 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, 2027, 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, 2027, 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, 2027, 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, 2027, 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, 2027, 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.

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Description automatically generatedThis act is ordered to take immediate effect.

 

Clerk of the House of Representatives

 

Secretary of the Senate

Approved___________________________________________

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Governor