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SB 827 Passes through the Senate

10/05/2020 10:34 AM | M.J. D'Smith (Administrator)

 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.

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