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MIRS Articles Of Note

  Religious Beliefs Hindered By Death Certificate Backlog 

05/17/24 02:11 PM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
  Religious Beliefs Hindered By Death Certificate Backlog 
Doctors would be required to upload death certificates electronically, under legislation taken up in a House committee Thursday, something funeral director Sarah Jensen Vatter said would address issues that arise from forcing religious families to wait on burial plans.

Housing Considerations Required In Zoning Under Bill 

05/17/24 02:05 PM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
Housing Considerations Required In Zoning Under Bill 
Planning committees and master plans would be required to consider housing needs under an amended version of the Michigan Planning Enabling Act brought forth by Rep. Kristian C. Grant (D-Grand Rapids).

Proposed Massive Election Database Receives Fourth Hearing 

05/16/24 12:50 PM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
Proposed Massive Election Database Receives Fourth Hearing 
Legislation requiring the Secretary of State to team up with a public Michigan university to create an expansive election database received a fourth public hearing Wednesday.

‘Hotel, Motel, Inhale, Exhale’ Package Opposed By Lodging, Rental Car Associations 

05/16/24 12:46 PM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
‘Hotel, Motel, Inhale, Exhale’ Package Opposed By Lodging, Rental Car Associations 
A two-bill package requiring hotels and rental car companies to provide customers with their policy on smoking fees before renting a vehicle or a room received opposition in committee Wednesday from the lodging and rental car industry association.

Every High School Would Teach Computer Science Under Bill 

05/15/24 01:23 PM By Team MIRS - Comment(s)
Every High School Would Teach Computer Science Under Bill 
Every high school in Michigan would need to take a “byte” out of the computer science “pi” by offering at least one computer science course under legislation computed by Rep. Carol Glanville (D-Grand Rapids).
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