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2019 House Bill 5134: Increase carnival ride operator age requirement

Public Act 163 of 2020

Introduced by Rep. Greg Van Woerkom (R) on October 22, 2019
To prohibit a person under age 16 from operating a carnival or amusement park ride.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on October 22, 2019
Reported in the House on February 4, 2020
Refer to the Committee on Ways and Means with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted.
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on February 4, 2020
Reported in the House on February 26, 2020
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on March 12, 2020
Referred to the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee on March 12, 2020
Reported in the Senate on June 24, 2020
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
To prohibit a person under age 16 from operating a carnival or amusement park ride, and ban state regulators from imposing any higher age mandate. The bill would also require all operators to be trained in operating and safety procedures.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on September 17, 2020

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