State Administrative Rules Change Passes

Jun 30, 2023

by Liz Gullett

As MLC’s Communications and Social Media Manager, Liz Gullett keeps clients informed and up-to-date on the goings on in Lansing and the Capitol.

The legislature voted to repeal a 2018 law prohibiting Michigan from making administrative rules that are more stringent than Federal standards.

Key Points:

    • The bill was introduced by Senator Sean McCann (D-Kalamazoo).
    • Proponents of the 2018 law stated that stricter rules would hurt Michigan’s national standing.
    • Those opposed, believed it would make it harder for state agencies to create needed protections that are Michigan-specific.
    • Among those supporting the repeal were the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy, and the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.

Next Steps:

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