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…

Hauck plan removing regulations, limiting government approved by House

The Michigan House Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to approve a plan sponsored by state Rep. Roger Hauck removing an unnecessary law from the books. Hauck’s plan eliminates an obsolete reporting requirement regarding DNA collection profiling. The Department of State Police is required to report metrics regarding the use of DNA collection and profiling to the Legislature…

Rep. Hauck votes to support funding for Mt. Pleasant park projects

State Rep. Roger Hauck today helped advance plans to fund improvements to Island Park in Mt. Pleasant. Hauck, of Union Township, voted in favor of the Natural Resources Trust Fund plan approved by the Michigan House. The plan includes $153,000 for the development of an 8-foot wide accessible path and fitness stations in Island Park…

Rep. Hauck announces local office hours

State Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township announced his office hours for the month of May. The representative has moved them up one week to schedule around the Memorial Day holiday weekend. He will be available Friday, May 18 at the following times and locations: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Leah’s Korner Kafe, 300 E….

House Oversight Committee clears Hauck bills ridding unnecessary laws

The House Oversight Committee today approved plans sponsored by state Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township repealing unnecessary laws from the books. House Bills 5775 and 5894 would both remove outdated sections of law in diverse areas. House Bill 5775 removes a law from 1931 criminalizing the selling of an animal that is unfit to…

Rep. Hauck: House-approved plan provides key steps to improve school safety in Michigan

State Rep. Roger Hauck said a plan approved today by the Michigan House is a vital step toward improving safety in schools across the state. “There’s absolutely nothing more important than protecting our kids,” said Hauck, of Isabella County’s Union Township, after the House vote. “This plan will identify the best ways to make our…

Rep. Hauck sets local office hours

State Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township announced his office hours for the month of April. The representative will be available Friday, April 27 at the following times and locations: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Leah’s Korner Kafe, 300 E. Railway St. in Coleman; 11 a.m. to noon at the Lake Isabella Village Office, 1010…

Hauck legislation ensures proper documentation of invasive medical treatments

Plan is part of House package in response to Larry Nassar scandal Health care professionals and facilities could face penalties if invasive procedures are not specifically documented in medical reports and kept for 15 years under legislation submitted by state Rep. Roger Hauck. Today, Hauck testified in support of his bill before the House Law…

Lawmakers submit reform plan following MSU inquiry

House legislation calls for better protection from sexual misconduct A bipartisan group of House legislators today submitted a plan to better protect Michigan’s children in the wake of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. The reforms build on previously introduced legislation and include enhanced penalties for distribution, production and financing of child pornography, as well…

Rep. Hauck: Extra road repair money coming to Isabella, Midland counties

Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township today said additional road repair money is headed to Isabella and Midland counties for immediate use this year. Hauck supported a new law providing $175 million in transportation funding statewide with much of the money headed directly to counties, cities and villages for road preservation and construction. The money…

Rep. Hauck bill addressing drone use passes House committee vote

The House Committee on Communications and Technology this week advanced a bill proposed by state Rep. Roger Hauck of Union Township as part of a larger legislative package establishing needed state guidelines for drones. Hauck’s bill, House Bill 5495, highlights facilities where use of unmanned aircraft systems will be prohibited under state law. The language…