Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Wednesday, Jun. 17.

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Wednesday, Jun. 17 8:30 AM Michigan House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee meeting – Michigan House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HR 257 – A resolution to reaffirm the sovereignty of tribal nations and to encourage the Michigan Attorney General to not infringe on that sovereignty’

Location: Anderson House Office Building, 124 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=514

Contacts: Matt Carnagie, Michigan House Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee, mcarnagie@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 2115

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Wednesday, Jun. 17 8:30 AM Michigan Senate Natural Resources Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Natural Resources Committee meeting, with agenda including ‘HB 4567’, ‘HB 4568’, and ‘HB 4569’ – ‘Natural resources; fishing; commercial fishing statute; update’

Location: Michigan State Capitol, 100 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://committees.senate.michigan.gov/details?Com=NAT

Contacts: Jackie Mosher, Committee Clerk, OfcSCC@senate.michigan.gov, 1 517 373 5312

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Wednesday, Jun. 17 9:00 AM Michigan House Appropriations Committee meeting – Michigan House Appropriations Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 5843 – Appropriations; supplemental; funding for flood damage; provide for’, ‘HB 5761 – Property tax; payment and collection; property tax deadlines that fall during a declared state of emergency; extend’, ‘HB 5810 – Property tax; payment and collection; summer 2020 property taxes; extend payment deadline and provide for early return for delinquency’

Location: Michigan State Capitol, 100 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: https://www.house.mi.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comcode=APPR

Contacts: Matt Carnagie, Michigan House Appropriations Committee, mcarnagie@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 2115

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Wednesday, Jun. 17 9:00 AM Michigan House Commerce and Tourism Committee meeting – Michigan House Commerce and Tourism Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 5770 – Consumer protection; consumer solicitation; prohibition for third-party delivery services to use any likeness or intellectual property of a merchant without written consent; provide for’, ‘HB 5775 – Economic development; neighborhood enterprise zones; eligibility requirements; modify’, ‘HB 5623 – Labor; arbitration; compulsory arbitration for local police and firefighters; include corrections officers’, ‘HB 4954 – State financing and management; purchasing; state contracts; modify unsuccessful bidder protest policy’, ‘HB 4955 – State financing and management; purchasing; state contracts; modify unsuccessful bidder protest policy’, ‘HB 4956 -State financing and management; purchasing; state contracts; modify unsuccessful bidder protest policy’, ‘HB 5672 – Civil rights; employment discrimination; implantation of devices into the bodies of employees; prohibit as a condition of employment’

Location: Anderson House Office Building, 124 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/mhrpublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=496

Contacts: Joy Brewer, Committee Clerk, joybrewer@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 8474

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Wednesday, Jun. 17 9:00 AM Michigan House Government Operations Committee meeting – Michigan House Government Operations Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 5827 – Health occupations; other; supervised training instruction for dental therapists; expand boundaries’

Location: Anderson House Office Building, 124 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=504

Contacts: Angie Lake, Committee Clerk, alake@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 5795

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Wednesday, Jun. 17 10:30 AM Michigan House Education Committee meeting – Michigan House Education Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 5603 -Higher education; other; office of higher education ombudsman; create’, ‘SB 657 – Education; teachers; requirements for professional teaching certificate and requirements for alternative teaching certificate process; revise’

Location: Michigan State Capitol, 100 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=499

Contacts: Taylor Thrush, Committee Clerk, tthrush@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 7256

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Wednesday, Jun. 17 10:30 AM Michigan House Judiciary Committee meeting – Michigan House Judiciary Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 5551 – Vehicles; snowmobiles; improper display of registration decal; decriminalize’, ‘HB 5607 – Crimes; crimes against minors; dissemination or possession of sexually explicit visual material by minors under certain circumstances; prohibit, and provide penalties’, ‘HB 5608 – Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for dissemination or possession of sexually explicit visual material by minors under certain circumstances; provide for’, ‘HB 5684 – Vehicles; snowmobiles; noncompliance to provide a certificate of registration; decriminalize’, ‘HB 5685 – Vehicles; registration; failure to properly register, transfer title, or obtain plates on vehicles; modify penalties’, ‘HB 5686 – Vehicles; registration; penalties for uses of certain farm-related vehicles that violate certain registration requirements; provide for’

Location: Anderson House Office Building, 124 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: https://www.house.mi.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comcode=JUDI

Contacts: Melissa Sweet, Committee Clerk, msweet@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 5176

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NEW EVENT: Wednesday, Jun. 17 11:00 AM Michigan Gov. Whitmer provides coronavirus update – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr Joneigh Khaldun provides an update regarding the state’s response efforts to the coronavirus (COVID-19)

Weblinks: http://www.michigan.gov, https://twitter.com/migov

Contacts: State of Michigan press, Press@Michigan.gov

To RSVP and attend the press conference in person, please email press@michigan.gov with your first and last name and outlet. RSVPs will be considered in the order they are received. Space is limited due to social distancing and COVID-19 restrictions.

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Wednesday, Jun. 17 12:00 PM Michigan Senate Finance Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Finance Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘Request #04251’19- Taxation: Tobacco; out-of-state vendor; require to remit tax’, ‘SB 58 – Taxation; tobacco; cigarette tax; modify’

Location: Michigan State Capitol, 100 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://committees.senate.michigan.gov/details?Com=FIN

Contacts: Jackie Mosher, Michigan Senate Finance Committee Clerk, 1 517 373 5312

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Wednesday, Jun. 17 12:00 PM Michigan House Families, Children and Seniors Committee meeting – Michigan House Families, Children and Seniors Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 4783 – Crimes; abuse; abuse of a vulnerable child as second degree child abuse; include’, ‘HB 5474 – Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for abuse of vulnerable child; enact’

Location: Anderson House Office Building, 124 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://house.mi.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comcode=FAMI

Contacts: Joy Brewer, Michigan House Families, Children and Seniors Committee, joybrewer@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 8474

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Wednesday, Jun. 17 12:00 PM Michigan Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 646 – Transportation; carriers; motor bus transportation act; modify the display of identification requirements’, ‘HB 4965 – Transportation; funds; allocations for certain county road commission expenditures; modify’, ‘HB 4966 – Transportation; funds; return of distribution to city and village managers; modify’, ‘SB 892 – Vehicles; other; personal delivery devices; define and regulate’

Location: Michigan State Capitol, 100 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://committees.senate.michigan.gov/details?Com=TRANS

Contacts: Heather Dorbeck, Michigan Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee clerk, OfcSCC@senate.michigan.gov, 1 517 373 5323

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NEW EVENT: Wednesday, Jun. 17 1:00 PM Metro Detroit AFL-CIO workers hold caravan for racial and economy justice – Metro Detroit AFL-CIO workers hold caravan for racial and economy justice * Starts at IBEW Local 58, 1358 Abbott St, Detroit, and ends at Metro Detroit AFL-CIO, 115 W Willis St, Detroit

Location: Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://semjwj.org/, https://twitter.com/semjwj

Contacts: Southeastern Michigan Jobs with Justice, semjwj@gmail.com, 1 313 961 0800

RSVP: https://bit.ly/37wXXMd

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Wednesday, Jun. 17 3:00 PM Michigan Lt. Gov. Gilchrist and lawmakers announce LET-C in Michigan – Michigan state Sen. Stephanie Chang announces the Law Enforcement Transparency Collaborative (LET-C) in Michigan, via press conference with Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist, state Rep. Jason Wentworth, Michigan State Police Director Col. Joseph Gasper, Michigan Sheriffs Association Executive Director Matthew Saxton, and Michigan Association of Chiefs Police Executive Director Robert Stevenson 8 The initiative will ‘help to increase transparency and accountability and is connected to a national data collection effort on police use of force led by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation’

Location: Michigan State Capitol, 100 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://www.senate.michigan.gov, https://twitter.com/MISenate

Contacts: Ellen Heinitz, eheinitz@senate.michigan.gov, 1 517 373 7346

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Wednesday, Jun. 17 6:00 PM City of Detroit hosts virtual Juneteenth Celebration events – City of Detroit hosts virtual Juneteenth Celebration events, with ‘Black Education Matters’, a conversation on the importance of education and equity in the black community with DPSCD’s Kristen Howard (6:00 PM EDT), and ‘Growing the Black Dollar’, a discussion on building generational wealth in the Black community, with financial advisors Wardell Littles and Ty Thorpe (7:30 PM EDT)

Weblinks: https://detroitmi.gov/, https://twitter.com/cityofdetroit

Contacts: Charity Dean, City of Detroit, deanc@detroitmi.gov, 1 313 632 9232

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Jun. 18 8:00 AM Michigan Chronicle virtual ‘Pancakes and Politics’ event, featuring Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer

Weblinks: http://michronicleonline.com/, https://twitter.com/MIChronicle

Contacts: Michigan Chronicle, 1 313 963 5522

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Jun. 18 8:30 AM Michigan Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 5336 – Civil procedure; remedies; uniform commercial real estate receivership act; modify’, ‘HB 4980 – Criminal procedure; expunction; certain convictions to be automatically set aside after 10 years under certain circumstances; provide for’, ‘HB 4981 – Criminal procedure; expunction; certain traffic offense committed by a person without a commercial driver license to be set aside; allow’, ‘HB 4982 – Criminal procedure; expunction; set aside process for certain marihuana related offenses; modify’, ‘HB 4983 Rep. Rabhi Criminal procedure; expunction; time period after certain events applicant must wait to petition to set aside a conviction; amend’

Location: Michigan State Capitol, 100 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://committees.senate.michigan.gov/details?Com=JUD

Contacts: Jackie Mosher, Michigan Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee, 1 517 373 5312

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Jun. 18 8:30 AM Michigan Senate Agriculture Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Agriculture Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 850 – Agriculture; industrial hemp; regulations for growing industrial hemp; create’, ‘SB 851 – Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; allowing a falsified preharvest sample to be tested; provide for’, ‘SB 852 – Agriculture; industrial hemp; regulations for growing industrial hemp; create’, ‘SB 853 – Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; allowing a falsified preharvest sample to be tested; provide for’

Location: Michigan State Capitol, 100 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://www.senate.michigan.gov/committee/agriculture.html

Contacts: Elena Palombo, OfcSCC@senate.michigan.gov, 1 517 373 1721

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Jun. 18 1:00 PM Michigan Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 826 – Mental health; code; definition of mental health professional; expand to include physician assistants, certified nurse practitioners, and clinical nurse specialists-certified, and allow them to perform certain examinations’, ‘HB 4217 – Health; pharmaceuticals; physician or other licensee who writes prescriptions; require to electronically transmit to pharmacy under certain circumstances’, ‘SB 956 – Health facilities; nursing homes; admittance of COVID-19 positive patients to nursing homes from another facility; prohibit, and develop centralized intake facilities’

Location: Boji Tower, 124 W Allegan St, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://www.senate.michigan.gov/committee/healthpolicy.html

Contacts: Heather Dorbeck, Committee Clerk, OfcSCC@senate.michigan.gov, 1 517 373 5323

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Jun. 18 6:00 PM City of Detroit hosts virtual Juneteenth Celebration events – City of Detroit hosts virtual Juneteenth Celebration events, with ‘Criminal Justice Reform’ conversation with attorneys Boyd White and Richard Mack (6:00 PM EDT); and ‘Black Business Matters’, with Cutters Bar & Grill owner Charles Nolan, and House Pur Vin owner Regina Gaines (7:00 PM EDT)

Weblinks: https://detroitmi.gov/, https://twitter.com/cityofdetroit

Contacts: Charity Dean, City of Detroit, deanc@detroitmi.gov, 1 313 632 9232

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Jun. 18 7:00 PM Detroit Mayor Duggan discusses new auto insurance law – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan gives an informational presentation to walk Detroit motorists through their auto insurance bills to help them better understand the new law that takes effect 2 Jul and how to ‘lower their monthly insurance premiums most effectively and appropriately for their individual circumstances’. Speakers include attorney Mark Bernstein * Broadcast online, as well as Channel 10 & 21 (Comcast in Detroit), and Channel 99 (ATT in Detroit)

Weblinks: https://detroitmi.gov/, https://twitter.com/cityofdetroit

Contacts: John Roach, Detroit Mayor’s Office, roachj@detroitmi.gov, 1 313 244 7857

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UPDATED EVENT: Thursday, Jun. 18 Vice President Pence continues ‘Great American Comeback Tour’ in Michigan – Vice President Mike Pence visits Sterling Heights, MI – the latest stop on his ‘Great American Comeback Tour’ – having lunch at Engine House (a restaurant owned by a Detroit firefighter and a former Detroit firefighter), participating in a tour of Chardam Gear Company, and delivering remarks at Casadei Structural Steel

Location: Sterling Heights, MI

Weblinks: http://www.whitehouse.gov, https://twitter.com/VP

Contacts: Vice President press, 1 202 456 0373

Pence arrives in Michigan at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, 29080 Wilbur Wright Boulevard, Harrison Township (11:25 AM EDT). 8:15am-8:30am: Media call time and pre-set for video cameras, and tripods. 8:30am-9:30am: Access closed to press. 9:30am-10:15am: Media reentrance and media call time for print reporters and still photographers. Media must RSVP to pressrsvp@ovp.eop.gov by 5:00 PM EDT on Wednesday, June 17th, with the below information. At the airport, you will be required to present your press credentials. Full Name: Network Affiliation: Position (Camera, still photographer, reporter): Cell Phone Number: Email:

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Thursday, Jun. 18 Progenity expected to announce final IPO pricing – Progenity expected to announce the final pricing of its Initial Public Offering, before shares in the biotechnology company are expected to commence trading on NASDAQ tomorrow. The offer price range per share was set at $14 – $16

Weblinks: https://www.progenity.com/, https://twitter.com/progenity

Contacts: Kate Blom-Lowery, CG Life, kblomlowery@cglife.com, 1 858 457 2436

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Friday, Jun. 19 Progenity shares expected to commence trading on NASDAQ – Progenity shares expected to commence trading on NASDAQ, after the biotechnology company was expected to announce the final pricing of its Initial Public Offering yesterday. The offer price range per share was set at $14 – $16

Weblinks: https://www.progenity.com/, https://twitter.com/progenity

Contacts: Kate Blom-Lowery, CG Life, kblomlowery@cglife.com, 1 858 457 2436

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Friday, Jun. 19 Juneteenth, commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S. – Juneteenth, commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S., on the anniversary of Union soldiers telling enslaved African Americans in Galveston, TX, that the Civil War had ended and they were free (1865) * 46 states and Washington, DC, recognize the day as a state holiday or day of recognition, with Hawaii, North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana the exceptions