HOUSE BILL No.

5785

HOUSE BILL No. 5785
July 18, 2012, Introduced by Reps. MacMaster, Agema, McMillin, Huuki, Shirkey, Daley, Johnson, McBroom, Foster, Opsommer and Franz and referred to the Committee on Government Operations. A bill to prohibit this state and its political subdivisions from adopting or implementing certain policy recommendations of the United Nations; to prohibit adopting or implementing a law or plan of action that would infringe on or restrict private property rights without due process; and to prohibit certain transactions with certain entities that assist in implementing United Nations Agenda 21. THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

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Sec. 1. As used in this act: (a) "Agenda 21" means Agenda 21 adopted at the United Nations conference on environment and development held in Brazil in June 1992. (b) "Michigan governmental entity" means any of the following:

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2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 (i) This state, including a department, board, agency, or commission of this state or an authority created by any of these. (ii) A city, village, township, county, school district, community college, or intermediate school district, or an authority created by any of these. (iii) A private-public partnership involving an entity described in subparagraph (i) or (ii). Sec. 2. (1) A Michigan governmental entity shall not adopt or implement policy recommendations that infringe or restrict private property rights without due process and that are required by policy recommendations originating in or traceable to Agenda 21 or any other international law or ancillary plan of action that contravenes the constitution of the United States or the state constitution of 1963. (2) Since the United Nations has accredited and enlisted numerous nongovernmental and intergovernmental organizations to assist in the implementation of its policies relative to Agenda 21 around the world, a Michigan governmental entity shall not enter into a contract for services with, pay any money to, or receive money from those nongovernmental and intergovernmental organizations as defined in Agenda 21. Enacting section 1. This act takes effect 90 days after the date it is enacted into law.

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