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2009 Senate Bill 589: Grant “interim permit” to Genesee billboard owner

Public Act 350 of 2010

Introduced by Sen. Roger Kahn (R) on May 20, 2009
To require the Department of Transportation to approve an application for a required “interim” billboard permit in Saginaw County. The bill would also ban erecting a sign within 1,000 feet of another one on a freeway, and 500 feet on a primary road, and allow new religious organization sign or service club sign measuring less than eight square feet.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Transportation Committee on May 20, 2009
Reported in the Senate on August 19, 2009
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on August 27, 2009
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises proposed regulations on existing sign permits and adds regulations for digital signs.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on August 27, 2009
To require the Department of Transportation to approve an application for a required “interim” billboard permit in Saginaw County. The bill would ban erecting a sign within 900 feet of another one on a freeway or primary road; and mandate that the owner of a sign that displays changing messages or images get a digital billboard permit, in addition to the regular annual permit. This would regulate the brightness and rate of image changes, and require the owner to allow the government to use the sign for a traffic and weather monitoring program, and an emergency alert program, including an "Amber Alert".
Received in the House on September 9, 2009
Referred to the House Great Lakes and Environment Committee on September 9, 2009
Amendment offered by Rep. Stacy Erwin Oakes (D) on December 1, 2010
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 December 1, 2010
Substitute offered by Rep. Stacy Erwin Oakes (D) on December 2, 2010
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 2, 2010
Amendment offered by Rep. Stacy Erwin Oakes (D) on December 2, 2010
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 December 2, 2010
Amendment offered in the House on December 2, 2010
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 December 2, 2010
To require the Department of Transportation to approve an application for a required “interim” billboard permit in Saginaw County. The bill would ban erecting a sign within 900 feet of another one on a freeway or primary road; and mandate that the owner of a sign that displays changing messages or images get a digital billboard permit, in addition to the regular annual permit. This would regulate the brightness and rate of image changes, and require the owner to allow the government to use the sign for a traffic and weather monitoring program, and an emergency alert program, including an "Amber Alert" .
Received in the Senate on December 3, 2010
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 21, 2010

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