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Governor Whitmer Signs Bills into Law


February 1, 2022?? 


Governor Whitmer Signs Bills into Law  

LANSING, Mich. Governor Gretchen Whitmer today signed House Bills 4035, 4363, 5322, and 5323 into law. 

Removing Red Tape for Small Businesses 

House Bills 5322 and 5323 cut red tape for wholesalers licensed by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) and  make it easier for them to supply identifying information for tax purposes

"Removing these requirements make it easier for liquor wholesalers to supply information for tax purposes," said Governor Whitmer. "As a result of this package of legislation, these businesses can focus on serving Michiganders, putting Michigan first." 

House Bill 5322 was sponsored by Rep. Matt Hall, R - Emmett Township, and a copy can be found here. 

House Bill 5323 was sponsored by Rep. Tenisha Yancey, D - Detroit, and a copy can be found here 

Extension Decision Time on Sale or Exchange of State-Owned Land  

House Bill 4363 extends the period the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has to approve or deny a proposed sale or land exchange of state land from 180 days to 210 days.  

"Giving the DNR ample time to make decisions regarding public landallows them to collect all the necessary information they need to make an informed decision," said Governor Whitmer. 

House Bill 4363 was sponsored by Rep. Gary Howell, R - North Branch, and a copy can be found here. 

Lake Level Assessment Payments 

House Bill 4035 ensures payments associated with special assessments of lake levels will be prioritized, reducing the possibility of delinquent payments. 

House Bill 4035 was sponsored by Rep. Scott VanSingel, R - Grant, and a copy can be found here.