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2009 Senate Bill 363: Impose RV dealer/manufacturer regulatory regime

Public Act 33 of 2009

Introduced by Sen. Jason Allen (R) on March 11, 2009
To impose state regulation on the terms of commercial relationships between recreational vehicle manufacturers, wholesalers, warrantors, and dealers. The terms of these relationships are currently voluntary and are the product of negotiations and contractual agreements between the parties. The bill would authorize the state to enforce certain exclusive dealer “territories” and other commercial relationships, in a manner similar to regulations which apply under current law to new car dealers and manufacturers.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Commerce & Tourism Committee on March 11, 2009
Reported in the Senate on March 26, 2009
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on March 31, 2009
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 31, 2009
Received in the House on April 1, 2009
Referred to the House Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Committee on April 1, 2009
Reported in the House on April 21, 2009
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Joel Sheltrown (D) on April 23, 2009
To tie-bar the bill to House Bill 4781 instead of the similar Senate Bill 362, making this a "bicameral" legislative package.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on April 23, 2009
Received in the Senate on May 20, 2009
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on June 4, 2009