. “By damaging traffic signals, street lights and road signs, these criminals endanger Michiganders,” the governor said.
The new laws lower taxes for drilling projects involving carbon dioxide, a process that has divided environmental groups.
The term appeared 15 times in state laws dealing with everything from mental health to education to crime.
The three bills now go to Gov. Rick Snyder.
Lawmakers are trying to combat human trafficking and improve the state’s treatment of victims with a large package of bills.
The term, in its different forms, appears on the books 15 times.
More than five years after Michigan voters legalized medical marijuana, advocates say gaps in the law cause needless confusion and prosecution.
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said the vote was “great news” for his city and other communities struggling with illegal scrappers.
The legislation would tighten rules in what can be a lucrative scrap metal market, giving police and prosecutors more tools to bolster cases against thieves.
The House moved to broaden gun owners’ rights Thursday by voting to reaffirm the confidential status of gun records, clarify the definition of “brandishing” a gun and lift a ban on short-barreled rifles.