Compliance Alerts

August 2022


Effective State Changes



HB 481 was signed into law on August 4, 2022. The act increases consumer protections for students enrolled in private postsecondary schools for student loans, distance learning, and defines other predatory practices. Effective immediately.



HB 1411 requires that the transferee's and transferor's address be provided on the certificate of ownership when a title to a motor vehicle is exchanged and imposes a fine for providing false or fraudulent information. Effective July 1, 2022.



SB 706 creates the Michigan Council of Future Mobility to analyze the development and creation of an automated vehicle roadway, automated vehicle roadway system, or other related infrastructure. The bill empowers the Michigan Department of Transportation (“MDOT”) to designate a segment of a roadway as an automated vehicle roadway and charge a fee for its use. Additionally, MDOT must report to the House and Senate an update on automated vehicle roadways by July 25, 2023, and thereafter every two years. Effective July 25, 2022.



SB 902 was signed on August 5, 2022. This bill imposes certain consumer protection requirements on service contract providers. When the service contract is a home warranty or extended warranty, the provider must disclose that the product being offered is separate from any product, service warranty, or extended warranty which may be provided by a home builder or manufacturer. Effective August 1, 2023.



HB 6645 extends the period of time a motor vehicle purchaser may temporarily use their old license plates ten days, for a total of 30 days. Effective immediately.