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2015 House Bill 4162: Remove some licensure restrictions on residential lift installers

Public Act 34 of 2015

Introduced by Rep. Aric Nesbitt R-Lawton on February 10, 2015
To exempt residential lift installers from the comprehensive licensure and regulatory regime that applies to regular elevator contractors. Instead, installers would have to be certified by the lift's manufacturer and carry a $2 million liability insurance policy. This would greatly increase the number of professionals allowed to install stairway chairlifts and platform lifts in private residences for elderly or handicapped individuals.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Commerce and Trade Committee on February 10, 2015
Reported in the House on March 3, 2015
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Joseph Graves R-Argentine Township on March 10, 2015
To establish a new date on which the bill will go into effect if passed.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 10, 2015
Received in the Senate on March 12, 2015
Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on March 12, 2015
Reported in the Senate on May 7, 2015
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on May 21, 2015