Bill Text: MI HB4693 | 2021-2022 | 101st Legislature | Chaptered

Bill Title: Occupations: real estate; compensation for referrals; modify. Amends sec. 2512b of 1980 PA 299 (MCL 339.2512b).

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2022-03-10 - Assigned Pa 21'22 With Immediate Effect [HB4693 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2021-HB4693-Chaptered.html

Act No. 21

Public Acts of 2022

Approved by the Governor

March 10, 2022

Filed with the Secretary of State

March 10, 2022

EFFECTIVE DATE:  March 10, 2022














state of michigan

101st Legislature

Regular session of 2022

Introduced by Reps. Steven Johnson, Whitsett, Bezotte, Young, Aiyash and Marino


AN ACT to amend 1980 PA 299, entitled “An act to revise, consolidate, and classify the laws of this state regarding the regulation of certain occupations and to regulate certain persons and activities relative to those occupations; to create a board for each of those occupations; to establish the powers and duties of certain departments and agencies and the boards of each occupation; to provide for the promulgation of rules; to provide for certain fees; to provide for penalties and civil fines; to establish rights, relationships, and remedies of certain persons under certain circumstances; to provide immunity from certain civil liability for certain entities and certain related occupations under certain circumstances; to repeal certain parts of this act on a specific date; and to repeal certain acts and parts of acts,” by amending section 2512b (MCL 339.2512b), as added by 1981 PA 83.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Sec. 2512b. The following actions do not constitute participation in a real estate transaction or in the payment of real estate commissions:

(a) As an owner or an authorized agent of the owner, offering an existing tenant of the owner’s property a consideration of a value of 1 month’s rent or less for referring a prospective tenant to the owner or the authorized agent of the owner for the purpose of entering into a lease agreement.

(b) As an existing tenant of rental property, accepting a consideration of 1 month’s rent or less for the referral of prospective tenants.

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Description automatically generatedThis act is ordered to take immediate effect.


Clerk of the House of Representatives


Secretary of the Senate