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SB 48 - Authorizes Businesses to Allow Contact Between Customers and Small Bears - Key Vote

Michigan Key Votes

Mark Jansen voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Businesses to Allow Contact Between Customers and Small Bears

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (26-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Businesses to Allow Contact Between Customers and Small Bears

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes individuals to allow patrons to handle bear cubs.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes certain businesses to allow contact between customers and bears that are less than 36 weeks of age or that weigh less than 90 pounds (Sec. 22).
  • Requires the individual to be in possession of a bear on the effective date of this bill, or acquire the business of the exhibition of animals from another individual who was in possession of a bear on the effective date (Sec. 22).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (56-52) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Businesses to Allow Contact Between Customers and Small Bears

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes individuals to allow patrons to handle bear cubs.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes certain businesses to allow contact between customers and bears that are less than 36 weeks of age or that weigh less than 90 pounds (Sec. 22).
  • Requires the individual to be in possession of a bear on the effective date of this bill, or acquire the business of the exhibition of animals from another individual who was in possession of a bear on the effective date (Sec. 22).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (26-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Businesses to Allow Contact Between Customers and Small Bears

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes businesses to allow contact between customers and certain bears.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes certain businesses to allow contact between customers and bears that are less than 36 weeks of age or that weigh less than 90 pounds (Sec. 22).
  • Repeals the requirement that the business not be conducted in connection with another business as a means of attracting customers (Sec. 22).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Businesses to Allow Contact Between Customers and Small Bears

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