Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Tuesday, Sep. 22.

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Tuesday, Sep. 22 8:00 AM Michigan Senate Families, Seniors and Veterans Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Families, Seniors and Veterans Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 1090 – Family law; child support; abatement of support payment when the noncustodial parent is incarcerated; provide for’, ‘SB 1091 – Family law; friend of the court; abatement of support payment when the noncustodial parent is incarcerated; provide for’, ‘SB 983 – Children; protection; office of the childrens ombudsman; transfer to the legislative council’, ‘SB 1006 – Human services; food assistance; considering an individual ineligible for food assistance based on a felony conviction; prohibit’

Location: Rm 403, Michigan State Capitol, 100 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

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

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

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Tuesday, Sep. 22 8:15 AM Michigan House Judiciary Committee meeting – Michigan House Judiciary Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 5844 – Criminal procedure; sentencing; mandatory jail sentence for certain violations of the public health code; eliminate’, ‘HB 5854 – Criminal procedure; sentencing; mandatory jail sentence for certain vehicle code violations; eliminate’, ‘HB 5855 – Criminal procedure; sentencing; mandatory minimum jail sentences for certain violations of the revised school code; eliminate’, ‘HB 5856 – Criminal procedure; sentencing; mandatory jail sentence for violations of the natural resources and environmental protection act; eliminate’, ‘HB 5857 – Criminal procedure; sentencing; mandatory jail sentence for violations of the railroad code of 1993; eliminate’, ‘SB 533 – Crimes; robbery; description of armed robbery; modify’

Location: Rm 519, 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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Tuesday, Sep. 22 8:30 AM Michigan Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 431 – Land use; zoning and growth management; aggregates mining; modify conditions under which zoning ordinance may prohibit’, ‘SB 849 – Natural resources; mining; department of environment, Great Lakes, and energy permit for aggregate mining; require’, ‘HB 4476 – Transportation; funds; funding formula; modify’, ‘HB 6192 – Traffic control: driver license; extension of renewal date for certain driver licenses during a declared emergency; provide for’

Location: Harry T. Gast Appropriations Rm, 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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Tuesday, Sep. 22 10:00 AM Michigan House Tax Policy Committee meeting – Michigan House Tax Policy Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 5778 – Property tax; exemptions; exemption for certain heavy equipment; provide for’, ‘HB 5779 – Taxation; specific tax; specific tax for certain heavy equipment; provide for’

Location: Rm 352, Michigan State Capitol, 100 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

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

Contacts: Taylor Thrush, Michigan House Tax Policy Committee clerk, tthrush@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 7256

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Tuesday, Sep. 22 10:00 AM HFHS and UM discuss study on UV-C light technology and coronavirus – Henry Ford Health System Department of Dermatology Chair David Ozog and U-M Center for Drug Repurposing Director Jonathan Sexton hold press conference to discuss study which says that certain N95 respirators tainted with coronavirus (COVID-19) can be ‘effectively and safely decontaminated for reuse using ultraviolet-C light’

Weblinks: https://www.henryford.com/, https://twitter.com/henryfordnews

Contacts: David Olejarz, HFHS, David.Olejarz@hfhs.org, 1 313 303 0606

Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/73318770045?pwd=OEhncitiUDdjTmJJVWFtSE9RMWt2QT09 Meeting ID: 733 1877 0045 Passcode: 1e28NN

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Tuesday, Sep. 22 10:15 AM Michigan Secretary of State Benson holds media availabilities – Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson hosts media availabilities at the opening of the Ann Arbor City Clerk satellite office at the University of Michigan Museum of Art, 525 S State St, Ann Arbor (10:15 AM EDT) and the ribbon-cutting for the city of Lansing’s newest drop box location, outside the Alfreda Schmidt Southside Community Center, 5825 Wise Rd, Lansing (12:00 PM EDT)

Weblinks: https://www.michigan.gov/sos/, https://twitter.com/michsos

Contacts: Tracy Wimmer, Office of the Michigan Secretary of State, 1 517 281 1876

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Tuesday, Sep. 22 2:00 PM Annual Holiday Food & Beverage Show

Location: Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI

Weblinks: https://miramw.org/, https://twitter.com/Official_AFPD

Contacts: Kristine Zrinyi, kzrinyi@miramw.org, 1 800 666 6233

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Tuesday, Sep. 22 3:00 PM Michigan Senate Regulatory Reform Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Regulatory Reform Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 82 – Liquor; licenses; issuance of specially designated merchant license, a class C license, and a specially designated distributor license at the same time; allow’, ‘SB 991- Gaming; other; multijurisdictional internet poker; allow’, ‘SB 1055 – Higher education; community colleges; granting of bachelor of science degrees in nursing; allow’, ‘SB 1095 – Marihuana; other; definition of plants a marihuana microbusiness is allowed to grow; modify’, ‘HB 4488 – Occupations; individual licensing and registration; use of criminal record to determine eligibility for occupational licensing; restrict’, ‘HB 4489 – Occupations; attorneys; qualifications for admission to state bar; clarify good moral character requirement’, ‘HB 4490 – Occupations; other; eligibility requirements for certain licenses and regulations under the skilled trades regulation act; revise’

Location: Harry T. Gast Appropriations Rm, Michigan State Capitol, 100 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

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

Contacts: Michael Sitkauskas, Michigan Senate Regulatory Reform Committee Clerk, 1 517 373 5314

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Tuesday, Sep. 22 3:00 PM Bipartisan Reps. Elissa Slotkin and Rep. Susan Brooks discuss National Stockpile Act – Democratic Rep. Elissa Slotkin and Republican Rep. Susan Brooks discuss strengthening America’s Strategic National Stockpile Act, via press conference

Location: House Triangle, Washington, DC

Weblinks: https://slotkin.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/RepSlotkin

Contacts: Hannah Lindow, Office of Rep. Elissa Slotkin, hannah.lindow@mail.house.gov, 1 517 488 8286

Only one editorial representative per outlet. Face masks are recommended. Please RSVP with Hannah.Lindow@mail.house.gov

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Tuesday, Sep. 22 4:30 PM USDA awards Traverse City Light and Power a loan – U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Michigan State Director Jason Allen awards Traverse City Light and Power a $1.8 million loan to support the utility’s On-Bill Financing Program through the Rural Energy Savings Program. Attendees include Rural Utilities Service Administrator Chad Rupe

Weblinks: http://www.usda.gov, https://twitter.com/USDA

Contacts: Alec Lloyd, U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development, alec.lloyd@mi.usda.gov, 1 517 324 5204

ZOOM Webinar ID for the meeting is: 871-800-198-13. The ZOOM link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87180019813.

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Tuesday, Sep. 22 6:00 PM Henry Ford Hospital doctor who recovered from coronavirus donates plasma – Henry Ford Hospital Senior Physician Dr Scott Kaatz holds news conference as he donates plasma from the Versiti collection center in Livonia. Dr Kaatz spent the early days of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic treating patients at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit before being hospitalized in the ICU with the virus, then becoming the hospital’s first recipient of convalescent plasma. He made a full recovery and is now back treating patients

Weblinks: https://www.henryford.com/, https://twitter.com/henryfordnews

Contacts: Tammy Battaglia, Henry Ford Health System, Tammy.Battaglia@hfhs.org, 1 248 881 0809

This LIVE online event will begin at 6 p.m. with streaming b-roll for media use of Dr. Kaatz arriving and preparing to donate plasma. This will be followed at 6:20 by a LIVE news conference/interview while he makes his plasma donation. WHERE: Online WebEx meeting number: 171 707 2339 Password: 4CaecJx7cQ4 https://hfhs.webex.com/hfhs/j.php?MTID=m2aa94319dac59a81ecf7d39aea6b382a Join by video system Dial 1717072339@hfhs.webex.com You can also dial 173.243.2.68 and enter your meeting number. Join by phone +1-415-655-0003 United States TOLL Access code: 171 707 2339

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Tuesday, Sep. 22 7:00 PM ‘Evangelicals for Trump: Praise, Prayer, and Patriotism’ event in Troy, MI – ‘Evangelicals for Trump: Praise, Prayer, and Patriotism’ event in Troy, MI, featuring special guests Pastor Paula White, Pastor Jentezen Franklin, Pastor Todd Lamphere, Bishop Harry Jackson, and Pastor Samuel Rodriguez

Location: Motor City Church, 3668 Livernois Rd, Troy, MI

Weblinks: http://www.donaldjtrump.com, https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump

Contacts: Trump for President press, pressoffice@donaldtrump.com

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UPDATED EVENT: Tuesday, Sep. 22 Kamala Harris on campaign trail in Michigan – 2020 Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris campaigns in Michigan, touring small business in Flint that have been impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, participating in a ‘Shop Talk’ roundtable conversation with Black men (4:30 PM EDT), and participating in a voter mobilization event to elevate National Voter Registration Day and to highlight 24 Sep – the first day Michiganders can start voting in person (6:15 PM EDT)

Weblinks: https://joebiden.com/, https://twitter.com/JoeBiden

Contacts: Joe Biden for President press, BidenPress@joebiden.com

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NEW EVENT: Wednesday, Sep. 23 9:00 AM Michigan Senate Energy and Technology Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Energy and Technology Committee meeting, with agenda including presentation on broadband access and funding

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

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

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

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NEW EVENT: Wednesday, Sep. 23 10:30 AM Michigan House Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Committee meeting – Michigan House Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 1080 – Natural resources; inland lakes; length of time that bonds may be issued against the proceeds of special assessments for a lake level project; modify’, ‘HB 5762 – Water; water supply systems; clean water assistance and safe drinking water assistance funds allow use for energy efficiency water works projects; modify’, HB 5829 – Natural resources; trust fund; trust fund board members; require to include a resident of a county with a population of less than 100,000′, and ‘HB 5485 – Natural resources; soil and erosion; task force for flooding and erosion issues; create’

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

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comcode=NATU

Contacts: Amy Rostkowycz, Michigan House Committee Clerk, arostkowycz@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 1260

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NEW EVENT: Wednesday, Sep. 23 10:30 AM Michigan House Appropriations Committee meeting – Michigan House Appropriations Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 1103 – Transportation; funds; depositing funds from marihuana tax into Michigan transportation fund; allow’, Legislative Transfer Request 2020-6, and Legislative Transfer Request 2020-7

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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NEW EVENT: Wednesday, Sep. 23 12:00 PM Michigan Senate Finance Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Finance Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of SB 39 – Property tax; tax tribunal; certain tribunal determinations in assessment disputes as to the valuation of property; require’

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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NEW EVENT: Wednesday, Sep. 23 3:30 PM Michigan Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 1046 – Criminal procedure; arrests; authority to issue appearance tickets in lieu of arrest in criminal cases; expand’, ‘SB 1047 – Criminal procedure; warrants; procedures related to the issuance of bench warrants for failure to appear and for other processes related to arrest warrants; amend’, ‘SB 1048 – Criminal procedure; sentencing; rebuttable presumption for nonjail and nonprobationary sentences in certain misdemeanor cases; create’, ‘SB 1049 – Criminal procedure; youthful trainees; age limit for eligibility for youthful trainee status; amend’, ‘SB 1050 – Criminal procedure; probation; maximum length of probationary sentences; amend’, ‘SB 1051 – Corrections; parole; conditions of parole to be tailored to offender; require’, ‘HB 4923 – Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of installing a nonoperative air bag; provide for’

Location: Michigan State Capitol, 100 S 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