A package approved Thursday would carve out pellet and air guns from some Michigan firearms laws.
The legislation would allow charges to be brought against abusers regardless of when the crime occurred.
Michigan lawmakers are again trying to overhaul how concealed gun licenses are issued after Gov. Rick Snyder recently vetoed legislation.
A state senator is sponsoring legislation to make it a felony to assault a referee or other official at a sporting event.
“We need to make sure that e-cigarettes and other nicotine-containing devices are regulated in the best interest of public health,” the governor said.
Snyder said the bills “may increase the risks faced by victims of domestic abuse.”
Several members of Congress are preparing legislation to take gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming off the endangered list.
Supporters say the law will help people who are currently experiencing difficulty finding a job with a felony on their record.
A look at some of the new laws taking effect Jan. 1 in Michigan and across the nation.
A new year means new laws.