We work closely with the legislature to create and find sponsorship for bills that support and promote the family and traditional values. The following are bills we are currently involved with as well as bills we have sponsored in the past. To read the bill, please click on the bill number.

Current Legislation: 2019-2020

HB 4126-27

Legislation to require warning to pregnant women on all marijuana products: MFF supports

 

SB 393, HB 4914

Allow pregnant mothers to count unborn child as dependent on Michigan Income Tax filing: MFF supports

 

HB 4003-05

Raise age of consent for marriage: MFF supports with amendments

 

SB 272-274, HB 4469-71

Repeals religious liberty protections for adoption and foster care agencies: MFF opposes

 

SB 284, HB 4515

Prohibits “conversion therapy” for minors: MFF opposes

 

SB 275, HB 4472

Permit unmarried, second parent adoption: MFF opposes

 

HB 4523-24

Baby “Drop-Box”: MFF supports

 

SB 229-30, HB 4320-21

Dismemberment abortion ban: MFF supports

 

SB 165

Ban abortions for pain-capable babies (20 weeks or more): MFF supports

 

HB 4322

End funding of abortion providers for non-abortion procedures: MFF supports

 

4416-4417

Require reporting of abortion complications: MFF supports

 

SB 50-53, HB 4113-16

Repeal Michigan’s abortion ban: MFF opposes

 

SB 228

Create commission on suicide: MFF supports

 

HB 4262

Allow parents of homeschool students to sign work permit: MFF supports

 

HB 4406

Fostering Futures Scholarship: MFF supports

 

HB 4311-12

Internet Gaming Act: MFF opposes

 

HB 4076

Prohibits coercing vulnerable adults from providing sexually explicit material: MFF supports

Last Session: 2017-18

 

HB 4522 Rep. Mary Whiteford

Legislation to issue a certificate of stillbirth to parents who have a stillborn child and to permit them to count the child as a dependent on their tax filing for the year of the stillbirth. MFF supports

SB 752 Senator Wayne Schmidt

Legislation to eliminate the marriage penalty to public assistance recipients by allowing individuals to retain their FIP assistance after marriage, for up to 18 months, even if their new spouse is employed as long as the combined household income does not exceed 275% of the federal poverty level. MFF supports

 SB 527 Senator Tom Casperson

Legislation to protect a foster parent’s right to carry arms or to keep them readily accessible if they are legally allowed to do so. MFF supports

HB 4311 Rep. Hank Vaupel

Legislation to provide anonymous information on birth certificates for newborns surrendered under “Safe Delivery” law. MFF Supports

SB 184 Sen. Gregory

Legislation to provide tax credit for modifications of home to make handicap accessible for elderly or disabled. MFF Supports

HB 4331 Rep. Jeff Noble

Legislation to protect clergy from solemnizing marriages against their conscience. MFF Supports with Amendments

SB 350 Sen. Patrick Colbeck

Legislation to require universities to protect free speech rights and impose penalties on violators. MFF Supports

HB 4691 Rep. Jim Runestad

Legislation to require a presumption of joint physical custody in child custody disputes with some exceptions. MFF Supports

HB 4735 Rep. Aaron Miller

Legislation to allow students to dual enroll in post-secondary education programs in other states as long as they are within 20 miles of the state border. MFF Supports

HB 4926 Rep. Brandt Iden

Legislation to permit and regulate online gaming. MFF Opposes

HB 4805 Rep. John Reilly

Legislation to exempt homeschool students who are enrolled part-time in a public school from being required to submit an Educational Development Plan (EDP) to that public school. MFF Supports