HB 4705: This MIACCA introduced bill would mandate that every meeting of a public body that is a state licensing board, commission panel, or rule-making board, except a meeting or part of a meeting held in closed session, must be recorded in a manner that allows for the capture of sound, MIACCA has been active in trying to get these meetings recorded in order to reference things that are not always captured in minutes. This will provide our members involved in these meetings to access them in a thorough manner. The bill states that these recordings will have to be maintained for one year. You may view the bill here.
CSD-1 form: Some areas of the state, such as Grand Rapids, is doing it's due diligence in making sure that CSD-1 documentation is left upon completing a residential boiler installation. This is required, along with the boiler installer having CSD-1 certification. To help you stay in compliance, please feel free to utilize this form that MIACCA has created for you.
Statewide permit: MIACCA's introduced statewide permit form is currently being reviewed by the CCC.
SB 60: On February 25th, SB 60, which was SB 827, the bill that MIACCA introduced last year, was reintroduced and has passed the Senate. Our bill will be heading to the House shortly. 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 go to school to learn a skilled trade and successfully completes a recognized HVAC trade school, community college, or university program.
The bill is currently unopposed by the Governor and is awaiting House Floor vote . MIACCA will continue to keep you posted on the bills progress.