Bill Text: MI HB4920 | 2021-2022 | 101st Legislature | Engrossed

Bill Title: Legislature: legislative agencies; public disclosure of certain reports on sexual harassment claims made against legislators; require. Amends 1846 RS 2 (MCL 4.82 - 4.85) by adding sec. 2a. TIE BAR WITH: HB 5281'21

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Engrossed) 2021-11-04 - Referred To Committee On Oversight [HB4920 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2021-HB4920-Engrossed.html



Substitute For


A bill to amend 1846 RS 2, entitled

"Of the legislature,"

(MCL 4.82 to 4.85) by adding section 2a.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 2a. (1) Notwithstanding any court order to the contrary, if a settlement agreement that provides for the payment of money is entered into because of a claim of sexual assault or sexual harassment committed by a legislator, the senate or house of representatives of this state shall upon request make available to the public the name of the legislator identified in the claim and the amount of the settlement. The name of an individual claiming sexual assault or sexual harassment by a legislator must not be made available to the public under this subsection.

(2) Subsection (1) applies to a settlement agreement that is entered on or after the effective date of the amendatory act that added this section.

(3) As used in this section, "legislator" means a member of the senate or the house of representatives of this state.

Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days after the date it is enacted into law.

Enacting section 2. This amendatory act does not take effect unless House Bill No. 5281 of the 101st Legislature is enacted into law.