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2013 House Bill 4624: Allow multi-department firefighter employment

Public Act 323 of 2014

Introduced by Rep. Joseph Haveman (R) on April 24, 2013
To prohibit a fire department from prohibiting its firefighters from also working as a volunteer, part-time or paid on-call firefighter with another department, if this does not conflict with the original employment. Also, to make this issue a prohibited subject of collective bargaining between a fire department and an employee union.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Local Government Committee on April 24, 2013
Reported in the House on October 17, 2013
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on November 13, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on November 13, 2013
Amendment offered by Rep. Pete Lund (R) on November 13, 2013
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on November 13, 2013
Received in the Senate on December 3, 2013
Referred to the Senate Local Government & Elections Committee on December 3, 2013
Reported in the Senate on March 4, 2014
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Motion by Sen. Arlan Meekhof (R) on October 2, 2014
To reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed.
The motion passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 2, 2014
Received in the Senate on October 2, 2014
To prohibit a fire department from prohibiting its firefighters from also working as a volunteer, part-time or paid on-call firefighter with another department, if this does not conflict with the original employment. Also, to make this issue a prohibited subject of collective bargaining between a fire department and an employee union. Upon reconsideration the bill was later passed.
Motion by Sen. Arlan Meekhof (R) on October 2, 2014
To reconsider the vote by which the bill was defeated.
The motion passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 2, 2014
Received in the Senate on October 2, 2014
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 15, 2014

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