Chair and Lobbyist Resources

If you are unsure of your assigned position:

  • Locate the Onsite you will be assisting with on the “Event Information” box on this page
  • Click “VIP Assignments”
  • Follow the instructions on that page to find your assignment 

Bill Resources

Locate your bill and analysis below. Many bills have additional resources or even sample testimonies. Lobbyists can feel free to use all, part, or none of the sample testimony in their presentation.

Adams Committee
SB 991 Right to Try - Sponsored by Adams Blue

SUPPORTING POSITION: ALLOW TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS THE RIGHT TO TRY EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENTS whose effectiveness, safety, or danger is still unknown.

OPPOSING POSITION: DENY TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS THE RIGHT TO TRY EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENTS whose effectiveness, safety, and danger is still unknown.

Bill and Analysis – SB 991 Right to Try
Chair Instructions
Lobbyist Instructions

Additional Resources – Use these resources to help craft your presentation

HB 4071 Abuse of a Vulnerable Child - Sponsored by Adams Green

SUPPORTING POSITION: You want to create a legal definition for vulnerable children (i.e., a child with disabilities) and INCREASE PENALTIES for abusing a vulnerable child.  

OPPOSING POSITION: You want to MAINTAIN THE PENALTIES FOR CHILD ABUSE.

Bill and Analysis – HB 4071 Abuse of a Vulnerable Child
Chair Instructions
Lobbyist Instructions

Additional Resources – Use these resources to help craft your presentation

Jefferson Committee
HB 4006 Cell Phones in Emergencies - Sponsored by Jefferson Blue

SUPPORTING POSITION: Wireless providers should be REQUIRED BY LAW TO PROVIDE the location information on a wireless device to a law enforcement officer in emergency conditions. 

OPPOSING POSITION: Wireless providers should have the FREEDOM TO DECIDE whether to release location information on a cell phone to a law enforcement officer in an emergency.

Bill and Analysis – HB 4006 Cell Phones in Emergencies
Chair Instructions

Lobbyist Instructions

Additional Resources – Use these resources to help craft your presentation

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HB 4162 Prohibit Bullying - Sponsored by Jefferson Blue

SUPPORTING POSITION: You want schools to be REQUIRED TO CREATE A POLICY formally prohibiting bullying with procedures and punishments. 

OPPOSING POSITION: You want schools to have the FREEDOM TO DECIDE procedure and policy for bullying on a case by case basis.

Bill and Analysis – HB 4162 Prohibit Bullying
Chair Instructions
Lobbyist Instructions

Additional Resources – Use these resources to help craft your presentation

Washington Committee
SB 291 Motorcycle Helmets - Sponsored by Washington Blue

SUPPORTING POSITION: You want to give motorcycle riders the FREEDOM TO CHOOSE to wear a helmet.

OPPOSING POSITION: You want to REQUIRE HELMETS for all motorcycle riders.

Bill and Analysis – SB 291 Motorcycle Helmets
Chair Instructions

Lobbyist Instructions

Additional Resources – Use these resources to help craft your presentation

HB 5751 Safe Haven Device - Sponsored by Washington Green

SUPPORTING POSITION: You want TO ALLOW Newborn Safety Devices (NSDs) to be installed and used at emergency service provider locations in order to ensure the safety of newborns who are being legally abandoned by parents who are unwilling to engage in face-to-face interaction while legally abandoning their child.

OPPOSING POSITION: You OPPOSE this bill. It does not address who will be held liable happens to a baby placed in an NSD as well as requiring standards for NSD to be outlined by the Michigan department of Health after the bill passes, rather than including those standards in the bill itself. This means that no one will know what those standards are until after this bill is signed into law.

Bill and Analysis – HB 5751 Safe Haven Device
Chair Instructions
Lobbyist Instructions

Additional Resources – Use these resources to help craft your presentation

Event Information

Traverse City Christian School – Thursday, February 29, 2024
VIP Assignments (Click here) 

8:15am- VIP Orientation
8:45am – Committee Meetings Start

Location
New Hope Community Church
5100 Bethesda Ct.
Williamsburg, MI 49690

Contact Us

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