MIACCA's Efforts on Bill, Which Would Allow Contractors Reasonable Work Experience Credit, Passes Senate and Heads to the House
SB 827 was passed by Senate roll call on September 30th with 38 yeas and 0 nays It was then referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee.
This bill is important to the HVAC industry as it will continue the long standing safety practice of having employers attest to an applicant's mechanical work experience; and provide for a reasonable work experience credit for those who goes to school to learn a skilled trade and successfully completes a recognized HVAC trade school, community college, or university program.
MIACCA encourages you to reach out to to these House Regulatory Reform Committee members of this committee in your district and encourage them to introduce the bill to the House of Representatives:
Michael Webber (R) Committee Chair, 45th District
Ryan Berman (R) Majority Vice-Chair, 39th District
Kathy Crawford (R), 38th District
Diana Farrington (R), 30 District
Ben Frederick (R), 85th District
Michele Hoitenga (R), 102nd District
Graham Filler (R), 93rd District
Matt Hall (R), 63rd District
Pauline Wendzel (R), 79th District
John Chirkun (D) Minority Vice-Chair, 22nd District
Frank Liberati (D), 13rd District
Sara Cambensy (D), 109th District
Jewell Jones (D), 11st District
Alex Garza (D), 12nd District
Cynthia Neeley (D), 34th District
Molly Wingrove, Committee Clerk
MIACCA would like to thank it's members, Roger Mullennix of Williams Distributing, Ken Misiewicz, of Pleune Service Company, Doug Young of Behler-Young,, Glenn VerMurlen, Michigan Building & Mechanical Inc and Phil Forner of Allendale Heating Company for their efforts in reaching out to Senators to get this in front of the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee.
A special thanks to Senator Roger Victory and his staff for introducing the bill and their efforts in getting this passed and to Senator Aric Nesbitt for getting the bill heard before the committee.
Another way MIACCA is working for you. We will continue to keep you posted on the progress.