Rep. Inman votes to make Michigan safer

Bipartisan bill package in response to Nassar scandal approved by House State Rep. Larry Inman, of Traverse City, today issued the following statement after the state House approved a bipartisan plan to strengthen Michigan’s response to criminal sexual conduct: “This plan will make it virtually impossible for any kind of sexual predator to exist in…

Rep. Graves votes to protect Michigan’s children

Landmark bipartisan plan approved by state House State Rep. Joseph Graves, of Argentine Township, today issued the following statement after the state House approved a 28-bill bipartisan plan to strengthen Michigan’s response to criminal sexual conduct by penalizing sexual predators, helping survivors and protecting Michigan’s residents: “The problem of sexual assault goes beyond what Larry…

Rep. Lucido dedicated to making Michigan safer for all

Landmark bipartisan plan approved by state House   State Rep. Peter Lucido, of Shelby Township, today issued the following statement after the state House approved bipartisan plan to strengthen Michigan’s response to criminal sexual conduct by penalizing sexual predators, helping survivors and protecting Michigan’s residents: “What Larry Nassar did to hundreds of girls and young…

Rep. Webber votes to make Michigan safer

Bipartisan bill package in response to Nassar scandal approved by House State Rep. Michael Webber, of Rochester Hills, today issued the following statement after the state House approved a bipartisan plan to strengthen Michigan’s response to criminal sexual conduct by putting sexual predators in prison, assisting survivors and protecting Michigan’s residents: “This plan was a…

Rep. Alexander votes to make Michigan a safer place

Bipartisan bill package in response to recent sexual assault scandal approved by House State Rep. Julie Alexander, of Hanover, today issued the following statement after the state House approved a bipartisan plan to strengthen Michigan’s response to criminal sexual conduct by protecting Michigan’s residents, helping survivors and penalizing sexual predators: “The House committee reviewed legislation…

Rep. Barrett proposals highlight Army Warrant Officer Corps, PTSI awareness

State Rep. Tom Barrett, of Charlotte, today introduced a pair of House resolutions regarding the U.S. military. HR 352 commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Army Warrant Officer Corps. On July 9, 1918, the U.S. witnessed the birth of what is one of the Army’s most highly skilled group of men and women proudly serving…

Rep. Chatfield announces emergency rule mandating no-anchor zone in Straits

New state rule helps protect Michigan’s residents, environment State Rep. Lee Chatfield today announced the state has implemented an emergency rule immediately prohibiting anchoring in the Straits of Mackinac to prevent damage to pipeline infrastructure. “Anchor strikes in the Straits of Mackinac represent a clear and present danger to the people and natural resources of…

Griffin plan to improve student protection approved by House

Multi-bill package to protect Michigan’s children advances today Legislation to increase the number of authority figures who must report evidence of abuse was approved with unanimous bipartisan support today in the state House, Rep. Beth Griffin announced. Her plan mandates athletic trainers and physical therapists working with K-12 school sports and college athletic activities to…

Hauck bill approved by House, will protect children during invasive treatments

State Rep. Roger Hauck today announced the Michigan House approved his plan calling for health care professionals and facilities to document invasive procedures on patients in medical reports and keep the documentation on file for 15 years. “When it comes to these invasive procedures, especially involving minors, we must have medical professionals maintain their reporting…

Rep. Allor: Emergency rule mandates no-anchor zone in Straits of Mackinac

New state rule helps protect Michigan’s residents, environment State Rep. Sue Allor today announced the state has implemented an emergency rule immediately prohibiting anchoring in the Straits of Mackinac, where nearly 23 million gallons of oil flows through the Line 5 pipeline each day. “Line 5 is a great concern to myself and the people…

House approves LaSata plan to help victims of sexual assault

Bills will help Michigan residents report illegal behavior State Rep. Kim LaSata today announced the state House has approved her plan to expand the 24-hour OK2SAY hotline to include reporting on sexual abuse, assault and rape. “Survivors of sexual misconduct need options for reporting this despicable behavior,” said LaSata, who co-chaired a House inquiry into…