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2022 Michigan Day on the Hill in Lansing

Day on the Hill Agenda

Handout of Violence HB5082

Emergency Nursing Related Legislation in Michigan
 Bill Status Subject Matter Date of Last Action Link
SB 210-211 Passed Senate; House Floor (H1) No Helmet when Riding ORV 2/17/2022 2021-SEBS-0210.pdf (
HB4529 Reffered to committee natural resources and outdoor recreation No Helmet when Riding ORV if the driver has a motorcycle license 3/17/2021
HB 4983-84 returned from committee Child Restraint (Weight based v/s age) 6/32/2021 Michigan Legislature - House Bill 4983 (2021)
HB 5530 House Health Policy Creation of Agency-Based Violence Prevention Programs 11/4/2021 Michigan Legislature - House Bill 5530 (2021)
SB 708 Senate Families, Seniors & Veterans Safe Delivery of Newborns Device Usage 10/28/2021 2021-SIB-0708.pdf (
SB 521 Senate Floor Systems of Care 6/23/2021 Michigan Legislature - Senate Bill 0521 (2021)
HB 5084 Refered to committee Government operations Assualts on ED Personnel - Felony 15 cosponsors 6/23/2021
HB 5682 Passed house Assaults on ED personell--misdemeaner but higher penalties 3/16/2022 Michigan Legislature - House Bill 5682 (2022)
SB 464 House Health Policy and Human Services Prohibit Government Interference with Patient Care 5/20/2021
SB 357 Senate Health Policy & Human Services Violence Prevention Program 4/15/2021 2021-SIB-0357.pdf (
HB 4471 House Workforce, Trades & Talents No discrimination of unvaccinated employees 3/23/2021 Michigan Legislature - House Bill 4471 (2021)
SB 67 Senate Judiciary & Public Safety Assualts on ED Personnel--original felony bill 2/2/2021 2021-SIB-0067.pdf (
HB 4046 Reffered to Health policy Nurse licensure compact 1/28/2021
SB 6 and 7 Consent for bodily exam1 Nassar exam bill 1/13/2021 Michigan Legislature - Senate Bill 0006 (2021)
HB 4194 Passed house, Transmitted to senate Require consent for certain invasive body exams 2/10/2022 Michigan Legislature - House Bill 4194 (2021)
HB 4925, 26, 27, 28  Committee on health policy  Intigration of Physical and behavioral health for medicaid  hould improve access to medicaid mental health patients 3/17/2022 Michigan Legislature - House Bill 4925 (2021)
SB 597, 598 third reading Same as HB 4925,26,27 3/2/2022
HB 5556 and 5557 Reported with reccommendation from committee on education Allows community colleges to offer 4 year nursing program should help with BSN prep RN programs 2/20/2022
SB 191 Committee on health policy  Adds PA's nad NP's to mental heath code as approved practitioners 4/29/2021 Michigan Legislature - Senate Bill 0191 (2021)
hb4482/SB204  Committee on health policy  staff to patient ratios 3/19/2021 Michigan Legislature - House Bill 4482 (2021)
HB 4484 SB 205 Committee on health policy  Nurse to patient ratios 3/10/2021
HB 4483/SB 206 Committee on health policy  Prohibits mandatory overtime except under certain circumstances 3/10/2021 Michigan Legislature - House Bill 4483 (2021)
SB 680 Introduced expandes NP roll 10/6/2021 2021-SIB-0680.pdf (
SB 416 Re-reffered to committee on health policy recognizes canadian exam for RN licensure 10/5/2021 Michigan Legislature - Senate Bill 0416 (2021)

Thank you to all our members that have reached out to your congressmen and women and I encourage you all to continue to reach out and let them know what emergency departments face every day.  

Thank you all for all your hard work!

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