News From Rep. Hammoud

Thursday, September 21, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) has introduced House Bill 4983, which would amend the Identity Theft Protection Act (PA 452 of 2004). Specifically, it would require entities that have had a data breach to report this information publicly on their websites and to the Office of the Attorney General.

“This idea stems from a constituent I spoke with at coffee hours that has done extensive research on this topic and urged me, and the state,...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

LANSING — State Reps. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) and Brian K. Elder (D-Bay City) have introduced legislation to improve Michigan’s fireworks law. House Bills 4924 and 4925 would amend the Michigan Fireworks Safety Act (Public Act 256 of 2011).

Hammoud sponsored HB 4924, which requires retailers to disclose the following information through a sign posted in a conspicuous place at the retail location:

  • Any limitations on the hours and days for the ignition, discharge or use of consumer
  • ...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

LANSING — President Trump announced today that he will end the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In response, State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) issued the following statement:

“With one action, the president has turned the American Dream into a nightmare. Ripping 800,000 people away from work and school, and potentially forcing them out of the only country they’ve ever called home is not the way to fix our immigration system.”

“Dreamers have...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

DEARBORN — State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) and U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) held a town hall in Dearborn yesterday to answer questions and discuss issues that matter to the community. This is the second town hall Dingell and Hammoud have teamed up on this year to provide an update on legislative issues in Washington and Lansing and hear from members of the community.

“As Congress prepares to return to Washington next week, it is critical...

Thursday, August 24, 2017

LANSING — State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) was among 39 select lawmakers to complete a leadership training program that identifies and assists emergent state and provincial leaders in the Midwest.

Hammoud met with fellow lawmakers from Michigan, other Midwestern states and four Canadian provinces Aug. 11-15 in Minneapolis for The Council of State Governments’ 23rd annual Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development (BILLD).

“The Bowhay Institute is one of the pre-eminent leadership training programs in...