Introduced by Sen. Marty Knollenberg R-Troy on January 30, 2018
To prohibit the state and local governments including public schools from carrying union officials on their payroll for doing union work, on either a full time or part time basis. Under these so-called “release time” arrangements many public school districts pay a local union official a full time teacher's salary and benefits even though the individual does not teach or perform any other educational functions. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on January 30, 2018
Reported in the Senate on March 14, 2018
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. David Knezek D-Dearborn Heights on November 27, 2018
To allow union "release time" for some purposes specified in the amendment, which are essentially the same purposes it is used for under current law.