Gov. Whitmer Signs Bipartisan Legislation to Help Small Businesses, Homeowners

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation Tuesday to help small businesses, along with other legislation to help homeowners.

Presently, Governor Whitmer has signed over 780 bipartisan bills into law.

On Tuesday, Governor Whitmer signed House Bills 5925, 5926, 4242 and 5449, along with Senate Bill 251.

To specify, Governor Whitmer signed House Bills 5925 and 5926, which allow licensed chiropractors to form a professional limited liability company or a professional corporation with other medical professionals, enabling chiropractors to grow their practices.

House Bill 5295 was introduced by Rep. Roger Hauck (R-Union Township), and House Bill 5296 was introduced by Rep. Kevin Hertel (D- St. Clair Shores).

Governor Whitmer also signed Senate Bill 251, which revises commercial fishing regulations to increase the depth at which certain nets can be set, change the dates during which whitefish can be fished and allow a designee of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to examine fish for scientific purposes.

Senate Bill 251 was introduced by Sen. Ed McBroom (R-Vulcan).

Thirdly, Governor Whitmer signed House Bill 4242, which updates permit requirements for the exportation of minnows, wigglers and crayfish from Michigan.

House Bill 4242 was introduced by Rep. Julie Alexander (R- Hanover).

The last bill Governor Whitmer signed Tuesday was House Bill 5449, which establishes a process for owners of mobile homes who have lost or never received the certificate of title to secure a title through the Secretary of State.

House Bill 5449 was introduced by Rep. TC Clements (R-Bedford Township).