HEARING UPDATE:  The Michigan H.R. Committee on Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation hearing on S.B. 714 took place at noon on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.  Testifying were the bill sponsor, State Senator Roger Victory, and two shoreline homeowners.  Meeting was continued to next Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at 12:00 noon when additional testimony will be heard.

The Michigan House of Representatives Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Committee will be holding a public hearing on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 on Senate Bill 714.  The legislation is based on the practices other Great Lakes states have to allow property owners to make emergency installations of seawalls, revetments, etc., without first getting approval by the Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE).

Coalition members are encouraged to contact their State Representative and legislators on the committee:

Gary Howell, Chair

Rodney Waterman

Julie Calley

John Reilly

Daire Tendon

Gary Risen

William Sowerby

Sara Cambensy

Laurie Pohutsky