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Legislation Eligible to be Considered

The following bills, introduced in the Michigan Legislature during the 2007-2008 Legislative Session, may be considered by the Board of Commissioners. Their listing here does not necessarily mean that a position will be taken, nor that the subject matter has been determined to be within the scope of permissible State Bar advocacy. If a position for or against is adopted by the required two-thirds vote, that action will be reported under the State Bar position on bills. You may obtain copies of the bills from the Michigan Legislature.

Meeting Dates for the Board of Commissioners

Comments concerning these bills may be made:

  • In writing to Janet Welch, Executive Director, State Bar of Michigan, Michael Franck Building, 306 Townsend Street, Lansing, MI 48933-2083.
  • By telephonic communications to Janet Welch at the State Bar of Michigan at
    (517) 346-6375.

Appearances before the Board to comment can also be arranged. Please contact Janet Welch at the State Bar of Michigan for further information at (517) 346-6375.

House Bills

    HB 6098 (Griffin) Juveniles; criminal procedure; enhanced restitution for victims of identity theft; provide for. Amends secs. 30 & 31, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.30 & 712A.31).
    Posted: 7/14/08

    HB 6097 (Shaffer) Crime victims; rights; enhanced restitution for victims of identity theft; provide for. Amends secs. 4a, 16, 33b, 44, 64a & 76 of 1985 PA 87 (MCL 780.754a et seq.).
    Posted 7/14/08

    HB 6096 (Palmer) Crime victims; rights; enhanced restitution for victims of identity theft; provide for. Amends sec. 1a, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.1a) & adds sec. 30 to ch. IV.
    Posted 7/14/08

    HB 4552 (Byrnes) Crimes; animals; penalties for animal cruelty; revise to allow consecutive sentencing. Amends sec. 50b of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.50b).
    Posted 7/14/08

    HB 4001 (Bieda) - Public employees and officers; ethics; disclosure of contributions to legal defense funds for elected officials; require. Creates new act.
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    HB 4032 (Rocca) - Insurance; no-fault; recovery of civil damages for individuals operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated or impaired resulting in a traffic accident; prohibit. Amends sec. 3135 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.3135).
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    HB 4046 (Valentine) - Consumer protection; unfair trade practices; liability for inaccurate representations concerning risks of certain drugs, medications, and supplements; clarify. Amends secs. 2 & 3 of 1976 PA 331 (MCL 445.902 & 445.903).
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    HB 4066 (Mayes) - Children; adoption; posthumous adoptions; provide for retroactivity for posthumous adoptions and medical assistance payments. Amends 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.21 - 712A.32) by adding sec. 56a to ch. X.
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    HB 4106 (Hammel) - Criminal procedure; sex offender registration; individual found not guilty of a sex offense by reason of insanity to be placed on sex offender registry; require. Amends sec. 2 of 1994 PA 295 (MCL 28.722).
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    HB 4111 (LaJoy) - Civil procedure; statute of limitations; statute of limitations and statute of repose for actions against architects, engineers, and construction contractors; revise. Amends secs. 5805 and 5839 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.5805 & 600.5839).
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    HB 4113 (Moss) - Education; reorganization; circuit court to hear appeal of property transfer; provide for. Amends sec. 971 of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.971).
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    HB 4128 (Stakoe) - Provides a civil procedure for payment of medical or psychological care for a child who was abused or neglected by a parent. Am. PA 236, 1961 (CL 600.101 to 600.9947) by adding Sec. 2977.
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    HB 4140 (Jones) - Family law; child custody; award of custody to parent convicted of criminal sexual conduct against his or her child; prohibit. Amends sec. 5 of 1970 PA 91 (MCL 722.25).
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    HB 4143 (Bieda) - Watercraft; violations; certain marine safety misdemeanor violations; designate as state civil infraction. Amends secs. 80122, 80144, 80145, 80146, 80149, 80151, 80152, 80155, 80180, 80198b, 80205 & 80209 of 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.80122 et seq.).
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    HB 4147 (Lemmons) - Family law; child support; termination of child support obligations when DNA evidence demonstrates payer is not the biological parent; provide for. Amends 1982 PA 295 (MCL 552.601 - 552.650) by adding sec. 5f.
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4150 (Lemmons) - Courts; juries; option of juries in criminal trials comprised of residents of same municipality in which defendant resides; provide for in cities of over 750,000. Amends secs. 1321 & 1324 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1321 & 600.1324).
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4174 (Pearce) - Family law; parenting time; electronic visitation; allow court to order for parents and grandparents. Amends secs. 7a, 7b & 11 of 1970 PA 91 (MCL 722.27a et seq.).
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4180 (Wenke) - Probate; powers of attorney; uniform power of attorney act; enact. Creates new act & repeals secs. 5501 - 5505 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.5501 - 700.5505).
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4184 (Condino) - Corrections; alternatives; special alternative incarceration programs for prisoners; revise eligibility requirements. Amends sec. 34a of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.234a).
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4189 (Sheltrown) - Property tax; assessments; transfer of ownership resulting from the termination of a joint tenancy; revise. Amends sec. 27a of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.27a).
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4193 (Jones) - Corrections; prisoners; commutation hearings and procedures; expedite for prisoners who are terminally ill. Amends secs. 35 & 44 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.235 & 791.244).
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4208 (Spade) - Disabilities; qualified interpreter for deaf or deaf-blind individual; define and provide in certain circumstances. Amends title & secs. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 of 1982 PA 204 (MCL 393.502 et seq.) & adds secs. 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e, 8a & 8b.
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4213 (Agema) - Labor; public service employment; power of arbitration panel to impose compromise on economic issues; establish. Amends sec. 8 of 1969 PA 312 (MCL 423.238).
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4217 (Jones) - Consumer protection; unfair trade practices; application of Michigan consumer protection act to actions expressly permitted by law; clarify. Amends sec. 4 of 1976 PA 331 (MCL 445.904).
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4228 (Condino) - Criminal procedure; evidence; drug analysis field test; allow as admissible evidence in preliminary hearings. Amends 1927 PA 175 (MCL 760.1 - 777.69) by adding sec. 11b to ch. VI.
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4233 (Caswell) - Records; other; certain certified records; clarify who is authorized to request and receive. Amends sec. 2882 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.2882).
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4236 (Caul) - Property; other; affidavits to correct errors or omissions relating to previously recorded documents; allow. Amends 1915 PA 123 (MCL 565.451a - 565.453) by adding sec. 1d.
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4249 (Sheltrown) - Property; other; adverse possession of certain property; prohibit if property taxes are paid by title owner. Amends sec. 5867 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.5867) & adds sec. 5867a.
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4250 (Bieda) - Civil procedure; remedies; wrongful imprisonment for crime; provide compensation for. Creates new act. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4251'07
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4259 (Condino) - Children; adoption; second parent adoption; provide for. Amends secs. 24 & 51 of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.24 & 710.51).
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4260 (Condino) - Criminal procedure; records; criminal conviction overturned based on DNA evidence; provide for deletion of record. Amends sec. 16a, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.16a).
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4262 (Cushingberry) - Corrections; prisoners; good time system; restore for all prisoners and eliminate disciplinary credits and disciplinary time. Amends secs. 20g, 33, 34, 34a, 35, 36, 51, 65 & 65a of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.220g et seq.) & repeals secs. 33b & 33c of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.233b & 791.233c). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4263'07, HB 4311'07
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4263 (Cushingberry) - Corrections; prisoners; provisions of prison code relating to disciplinary time and disciplinary credits; eliminate, and restore good time credits. Amends sec. 33 of 1893 PA 118 (MCL 800.33) & repeals secs. 34 & 35 of 1893 PA 218 (MCL 800.34 & 800.35). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4262'07
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4267 (Caswell) - Civil procedure; costs and fees; attorney contingency fees based on a sliding scale; provide for. Amends sec. 919 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.919).
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4269 (Vagnozzi) - Health; code; filing of death record with the department or estate recovery program; require. Amends sec. 2843 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.2843). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4270'07
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4270 (Vagnozzi) - Probate; wills and estates; payment from decedent's estate in accordance with the estate recovery program for medicaid; require. Amends sec. 3805 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.3805). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4269'07
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4272 (Condino) - Criminal procedure; probation; special alternative incarceration program as a condition of probation; revise eligibility requirements. Amends sec. 3b, ch. XI of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 771.3b).
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    HB 4289 (Constan) Vehicles; equipment; installation of ignition interlocking device for high blood alcohol content drunk driving convictions; require. Amends secs. 319, 322, 625, 625k, 625l & 904 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.319 et seq.) & adds secs. 20b & 323f.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 4332 (Wenke) - Crimes; vehicle offenses; definition of reckless driving that causes the death of another; include driving while fatigued. Amends sec. 324 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.324).
    Date posted: 3/15/07

    HB 4355 (Gillard) - Appropriations; judiciary; judiciary budget; provide for fiscal year 2007-2008. Creates appropriation act.
    Date posted: 3/15/07

    HB 4368 (Cushingberry) - Sales tax; collections; tax on services and admission transmission transactions; provide for. Creates new act.
    Date posted: 3/15/07

    HB 4386 (Condino) - Taxation; other; nexus standard; modify. Amends 1941 PA 122 (MCL 205.1 - 205.31) by adding sec. 30d.
    Date posted: 3/15/07

    HB 4397 (Agema) - State financing and management; purchasing; requirement for certain contracts to include a provision to require certain individuals to perform contract; provide for. Amends sec. 261 of 1984 PA 431 (MCL 18.1261).
    Date posted: 3/16/07

    HB 4398 (Garfield) - Local government; public services; public entities with private competition; require financial disclosure. Creates new act.
    Date posted: 3/16/07

    HB 4402 (Condino) - Crimes; penalties; penalties for certain crimes of imprisonment for life without parole eligibility; amend Michigan penal code to exclude application to juvenile offenders. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1 - 750.568) by adding sec. 506b. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4403'07, HB 4404'07, HB 4405'07
    Date posted: 3/16/07

    HB 4403 (Smith, V.) - Criminal procedure; sentencing; sentencing juvenile to imprisonment for life without parole eligibility; amend probate code of 1939 to prohibit. Amends secs. 2d & 18, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.2d & 712A.18). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4402'07, HB 4404'07, HB 4405'07
    Date posted: 3/16/07

    HB 4404 (Meadows) - Criminal procedure; sentencing; sentencing individual convicted as a juvenile to imprisonment for life without parole eligibility; prohibit. Amends secs. 1 & 1b, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.1 & 769.1b).
    Date posted: 3/16/07

    HB 4405 (Jones, Robert) - Corrections; parole; parole of certain juvenile offenders sentenced to imprisonment for life; allow. Amends sec. 34 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.234). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4402'07, HB 4403'07, HB 4404'07
    Date posted: 3/16/07

    HB 4406 (Hoogendyk) - State; symbol; English; establish as the official state language. Creates new act.
    Date posted: 3/16/07

    HB 4420 (Constan) - Courts; district court; twentieth and twenty-first districts; combine. Amends sec. 8121 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8121).
    Date posted: 3/16/07

    HB 4422 (Pastor) - Civil procedure; civil actions; limitation on recovery amount allowed in small claims suits; revise. Amends sec. 8401 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8401).
    Date posted: 3/16/07

    HB 4423 (Pastor) - Torts; malpractice; affidavit of merit; require for all malpractice actions against licensed professionals. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 2912i.
    Date posted: 3/16/07

    HB 4425 (Pastor) - Retirement; judges; retirement allowance for judges; increase. Amends 1992 PA 234 (MCL 38.2101 - 38.2670) by adding sec. 513.
    Date posted: 3/16/07

    HB 4433 (Bieda) - Property tax; tax tribunal; certification of mediators and mediation process; provide for. Amends secs. 3, 31 & 32 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.703 et seq.) & adds sec. 47.
    Date posted: 3/16/07

    HB 44344 (Young) - Property tax; tax tribunal; issuance of proposed decisions and determination of fees; provide for. Amends secs. 26, 49 & 61 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.726 et seq.).
    Date posted: 3/16/07

    HB 4435 (Sheen) - Property tax; tax tribunal; restriction on number of members from same occupation; remove. Amends sec. 22 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.722).
    Date posted: 3/16/07

    HB 4436 (Melton) - Property tax; tax tribunal; small claims hearings; modify. Amends sec. 62 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.762).
    Date posted: 3/16/07

    HB 4437 (Calley) - Property tax; tax tribunal; requirement for evening hearing in the small claims division if requested; repeal. Repeals sec. 66 of 1973 PA 186 (MCL 205.766).
    Date posted: 3/16/07

    HB 4445 (Stakoe) - Property tax; assessments; property transferred to owner's child; exclude from definition of transfer of ownership. Amends sec. 27a of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.27a).
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4446 (Stakoe) - Criminal procedure; evidence; additional blood or urine sample to be taken and preserved for later chemical testing if demanded within 15 minutes of initial chemical test; provide for. Amends sec. 625a of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.625a).
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4449 (Gaffney) - Health; occupations; judicial review of final determinations, orders, or decisions of a peer review entity and release of certain records, data, and knowledge relevant to that review pursuant to a subpoena; provide for under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 16244, 21513 & 21515 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.16244 et seq.).
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4453 (Caul) - Crimes; domestic violence; GPS monitoring of defendants charged with domestic violence crimes and released on bail; provide for monitoring and notification. Amends sec. 6b, ch. V of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 765.6b).
    Date Posted: 11/1/07

    HB 4459 (Robertson) - Crimes; definitions; gang felony crimes; create. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1 - 750.568) by adding sec. 411u.
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4460 (Robertson) - Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for gang felonies; enact. Amends sec. 16t, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16t). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4459'07
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4466 (Law, D.) - Crimes; homicide; felony murder; include certain domestic violence offenses. Amends sec. 316 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.316).
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4473 (Cushingberry) - Courts; other; statewide collection procedure for court orders of indigent clients; establish and require attorney of indigent client to assist in collection of fees. Amends secs. 6 & 15, ch. V of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 765.6 & 765.15) & adds sec. 3d to ch. XI. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4474'07
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4474 (Cushingberry) - Courts; other; indigent defense counsel fund; create. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 177. TIE BAR WITH: HB 4473'07
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4492 (Cushingberry) - Appropriations; supplemental; multidepartment supplemental for fiscal year 2006-2007; provide for. Creates appropriation act.
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4493 (Cushingberry) - Appropriations; supplemental; multidepartment supplemental for fiscal year 2006-2007; provide for. Creates appropriation act.
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4494 (Cushingberry) - Appropriations; supplemental; multidepartment supplemental for fiscal year 2006-2007; provide for. Creates appropriation act.
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4495 (Cushingberry) - Appropriations; supplemental; multidepartment supplemental for fiscal year 2006-2007; provide for. Creates appropriation act.
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4496 (Cushingberry) - Appropriations; supplemental; multidepartment supplemental for fiscal year 2006-2007; provide for. Creates appropriation act.
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4498 (Smith, V.) - Courts; circuit court; election of chief circuit judges in certain judicial circuits; allow. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 569.
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4501 (Cushingberry) - Civil procedure; costs and fees; costs and fees in the court of appeals and of court transcripts; increase. Amends secs. 321 & 2543 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.321 & 600.2543).
    Date posted: 3/26/07

    HB 4512 (Gonzales) - Retirement; state employees; actuarial liability contribution; modify.
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4515 (Byrum) - Consumer protection; privacy; social security numbers in documents submitted to register of deeds for recordation; require redaction in certified copies unless prohibited by law.
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4516 (Byrum) - Consumer protection; privacy; social security numbers in documents submitted to register of deeds for recordation; require redaction by person submitting document unless prohibited by law.
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4517 (Byrum) - Consumer protection; privacy; social security numbers in documents submitted to register of deeds for recordation; require redaction by register of deeds unless prohibited by law.
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4518 (Byrum) - Consumer protection; privacy; social security numbers in judgments submitted to register of deeds for recordation; require redaction unless prohibited by law.
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4519 (Byrum) - Consumer protection; privacy; social security numbers in affidavits submitted to register of deeds for recordation; require redaction unless prohibited by law.
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4520 (Byrum) - Consumer protection; privacy; social security numbers in recorded documents made available for inspection by register of deeds; require redaction unless prohibited by law. Amends sec. 1 of 1875 PA 54 (MCL 565.551).
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4521 (Byrum) - Family law; marriage and divorce; certain inclusion of personal information in judgment; prohibit unless required by law. Amends 1846 RS 84 (MCL 552.1 - 552.45) by adding sec. 40.
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4522 (Byrum) - Family law; paternity; inclusion of personal information in order of filiation; prohibit unless required by law. Amends sec. 2 of 1956 PA 205 (MCL 722.712).
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4523 (Byrum) - Family law; child support; inclusion of personal information in an order under the family support act; prohibit unless required by law. Amends sec. 2 of 1966 PA 138 (MCL 552.452).
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4525 (Condino) - State; identification cards; forms of identification necessary to apply for a state identification card; include corrections identification card and allow access to certain department of corrections data. Amends sec. 1 of 1972 PA 222 (MCL 28.291). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4527'07, HB 4528'07
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HB 4548 (Condino) - Corrections; parole; certain improvements and enforcements of parole guidelines; provide for. Amends secs. 33e, 34 & 35 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.233e et seq.).
    Date posted: 4/13/07

    HB 4564 (Steil) - Family law; child custody; joint custody; mandate in every custody dispute between parents except in certain circumstances.
    Date posted: 4/10/07

    HB 4566 (Stakoe) - Family law; child support; repayment of child support; allow under certain circumstances.
    Date posted: 4/10/07

    HB 4578 (Hansen) - Civil procedure; other; representation by attorney in small claims; allow in proceedings to enforce judgment.
    Date posted: 4/10/07

    HB 4582 (Bennett) - Counties; other; copy fee for materials issued by local register of deeds; increase.
    Date posted: 4/10/07

    HB 4602 (Schuitmaker) - Probate; trusts; statutory rule against perpetuities; limit application to real property. Amends title & secs. 1, 2 & 5 of 1988 PA 418 (MCL 554.71 et seq.). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4603'07, HB 4604'07
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4603 (Schuitmaker) - Probate; trusts; reference to statutory rule against perpetuities; revise to reflect change in short title of act. Amends sec. 3 of 1949 PA 38 (MCL 554.53).
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4604 (Schuitmaker) - Probate; trusts; reference to uniform rule against perpetuities in estates and protected individuals act; revise to reflect change in short title. Amends secs. 2702 & 2722 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.2702 & 700.2722). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4602'07
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4643 (Donigan) - Drains; districts; liability for certain legal expenses of a drainage district; clarify. Amends sec. 247 of 1956 PA 40 (MCL 280.247).
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4646 (Gaffney) - Torts; malpractice; recovery for negligence of an emergency room doctor; require showing of gross negligence. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 2912i.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4650 (Condino) - Civil procedure; other; uniform foreign-country money judgments recognition act; create. Creates new act & repeals 1967 PA 191 (MCL 691.1151 - 691.1159).
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4708 (Hune) - Civil procedure; evidence; introduction of evidence of an expression of sympathy as an admission of liability in a civil action; prohibit. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 2155.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4715 (Tobocman) - Counties; other; limitation on fines; allow charter counties to establish. Amends sec. 15a of 1966 PA 293 (MCL 45.515a).
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4723 (Green) - Torts; malpractice; qualifications to testify as expert witness in medical malpractice case; revise. Amends sec. 2169 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2169).
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4724 (Jones) - Occupations; physicians; practice of medicine to include testimony on the appropriate standard of practice or care in an action alleging medical malpractice; provide for and create limited expert witness license. Amends secs. 16221, 16226, 16245, 17001 & 17501 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.16221 et seq.) & adds sec. 16182a.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4738 (Pearce) - Criminal procedure; evidence; collection of DNA samples from all prisoners; require by specific date. Amends sec. 33d of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.233d).
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4744 (Horn) - Weapons; concealed; exemption for certain state court judges and state court retired judges from concealed weapons no-carry zones; provide for. Amends secs. 1 & 5o of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421 & 28.425o).
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4753 (Cushingberry) - Civil procedure; remedies; correction of inaccurate item in consumer credit reports; establish procedures for civil action in state court. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 8309.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4755 (Cushingberry) - Courts; juries; names and addresses of taxpayers; allow to be given to jury boards for purposes of selecting juror pools. Amends sec. 28 of 1941 PA 122 (MCL 205.28).
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4831 (Clack) - Torts; product liability; "sophisticated user" defense; exempt chemical manufacturer under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 2947 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2947).
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4859 (Cushingberry) Courts; juries; jury pool selection process; revise. Amends secs. 1304, 1312 & 1321 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1304 et seq.) & adds secs. 1301c, 1310a & 1310b.
    Date Posted: 5/28/2008

    HB 4909 (Tobocman) - Requires electronic recording of certain custodial interrogation sessions and revises procedures for determining admissibility as evidence.   Am. PA 175, 1927 (CL 760.1 to 777.69) by adding Sec. 7 to Chapter III.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4922 (Bieda) - Revises eyewitness idenfitication procedures.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4925 (Law, D.) - Creates the uniform child abduction prevention act.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4931 (Lemmons) - Expands lists of persons available for creating juror pools.   Am. Sec. 1304, PA 236, 1961 (CL 600.1304) as amended by PA 12, 2004 and by adding Secs. 1310a, 1310b, 1310c and 1310d.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4932 (Lemmons) - Allows names and addresses of persons receiving unemployment benefits to be disclosed to jury boards for selecting jury pools.   Am. PA 1, 1936 (CL 421.1 to 421.75) by adding Sec. 54d.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4933 (Lemmons) - Allows names of persons receiving public assistance to be disclosed to jury boards for selecting jury pools.   Am. Sec. 64, PA 280, 1939 (CL 400.64) as amended by PA 140, 1985.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4934 (Lemmons) - Allows names and addresses of taxpayers to be disclosed to jury boards for selecting jury pools.   Am. Sec. 28, PA 122, 1941 (CL 205.28) as amended by PA 114, 2003.
    | Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4951 (Johnson) - Provides for the appeal of persons convicted of felony murder before November 25, 1980 if malice not proved.   Am. PA 175, 1927 (CL 760.1 to 760.69) by adding Sec. 13 to Chapter X.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4953 (Palmer) - Provides for reimbursement of costs and attorney fees for actions under NREPA.   Am. PA 451, 1994 (CL 324.101 to 324.90106) by adding Sec. 1111.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4963 (Sheltrown) - Clarifies experience requirement for an attorney to obtain a real estate broker license.   Am. Sec. 2505, PA 299, 1980 (CL 339.2505) as amended by PA 196, 2003.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 4964 (Condino) - Establishes a sentencing guidelines commission.   Am. PA 175, 1927 (CL 760.1 to 777.69) by adding Secs. 32 and 33 to Chapter IX.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 5008 (Huizenga) - Repeals and enacts uniform securities act.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 5037 (Agema) - Requires Department of Environmental Quality to pay legal costs of opposing party if legal action is unsuccessful.   Am. PA 451, 1994 (CL 324.101-324.90106) by adding Sec. 1106.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 5050 (Stakoe) - Requires self-employed child support payers to disclose their bank accounts and allows friend of court to obtain information regarding it.   Am. Sec. 5a, PA 295, 1982 (CL 552.605a) as amended by PA 572, 2002 and by adding Sec. 27a.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 5051 (Stakoe) - Eliminates right of a subcontractor, laborer or supplier to a construction lien on residential property.   Am. Secs. 107, 108a, 109, 110, 115, 119 and 203, PA 497, 1980 (CL 570.1107, 570.1108a, 570.1109, 570.1110, 570.1115, 570.1119 and 570.1203) as amended by PA 497, 2006; PA 17, 1982 and PA 572, 2006 and as added.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 5054 (Donigan) - Creates the sexual assault victims' forensic medical intervention and treatment act and provides funding for.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 5055 (Donigan) - Increases the minimum state costs assessed in certain criminal cases and distributes proceeds to assist victims of criminal sexual conduct.   Am. Sec. 1j, Chapter IX, PA 175, 1927 (CL 769.1j) as added by PA 70, 2003.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 5056 (Donigan) - Increases minimum state costs assessed in certain criminal cases involving juveniles and distributes proceeds to assist victims of criminal sexual assault.   Am. Sec. 18m, Chapter XIIA, PA 288, 1939 (CL 712A.18m) as amended by PA 102, 2004.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 5057 (Donigan) - Provides for distribution of certain justice system funds to pay for certain costs associated with criminal sexual conduct.   Am. Sec. 181, PA 236, 1961 (CL 600.181) as added by PA 97, 2003.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 5060 (Condino) - Eliminates provisions in the RJA regarding affidavit of person residing in another state or country.   Am. Sec. 2102, PA 236, 1961 (CL 600.2102).
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 5081 (Espinoza) - Provides mandatory minimum sentence for crime of fleeing and eluding a law enforcement officer.   Am. Sec. 479a, PA 328, 1931 (CL 750.479a) as amended by PA 270, 2002.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 5089 (Condino) - Extends the deadline for filing a petition for DNA testing in felony conviction cases and revises certain procedures for obtaining test of DNA evidence.   Am. Sec. 16, Chapter X, PA 175, 1927 (CL 770.16) as amended by PA 4, 2005.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    HB 5186 (Jones, Rick) - Requires court to consider appointment of conservator if person under a guardianship has liquid assets of more than a certain limit.   Am. Sec. 5305, PA 386, 1998 (CL 700.5305) as amended by PA 464, 2000 and by adding Sec. 5319.
    Date Posted: 10/2/2007

    HB 5187 (Coulouris) - Requires prior court approval of power of conservator to mortgage or place lien on protected individual's home.   Am. Secs. 5422 and 5423, PA 386, 1998 (CL 700.5422 and 700.5423) as amended by PA 204, 2005.
    Date Posted: 10/2/2007

    HB 5188 (Steil) - Requires bond if protected individual has liquid assets over certain limit.   Am. Sec. 5410, PA 386, 1998 (CL 700.5410).
    Date Posted: 10/2/2007

    HB 5196 (Tobocman) - Provides general amendments for the use tax rate.   Am. Secs. 3 and 4a, PA 94, 1937 (CL 205.93 and 205.94a) as amended by PA 172, 2004.
    Date Posted: 10/2/2007

    HB 5199 (Tobocman) - Provides general amendments to the use tax.   Am. Sec. 3 and 4a, PA 94, 1937 (CL 205.93 and 205.94a) as amended by PA 172, 2004.
    Date Posted: 10/2/2007

    HB 5213 (Coulouris) - Provides for record expungement for certain offenders.   Am. Sec. 1, PA 213, 1965 (CL 780.621) as amended by PA 472, 2002 and to repeal Sec. 4 of PA 213, 1965 (CL 780.624).
    Date Posted: 11/1/07

    HB 5236 (Gillard) - Provides a zero budget for the judiciary.
    Date Posted: 11/1/07
                           
    HB 5245 (Johnson) - Creates exception for domestic violence victims from disqualification from receiving employment benefits.   Am. PA 1, 1936 (CL 421.1 to 421.75) by adding Sec. 28b.
    Date Posted: 11/1/07

    HB 5250 (Scott) - Creates the essential insurance act.   Am. Sec. 2111, PA 218, 1956 (CL 500.2111) as amended by PA 492, 2002.
    Date Posted: 11/1/07

    HB 5258 (Hammel) - Businesses; limited liability companies; filing fees; revise.
    Date Posted: 11/1/07

    HB 5260 (Constan) Criminal procedure; search and seizure; warrants authorizing electronic interception or recording of communications; revise certain procedures for. Amends 1966 PA 189 (MCL 780.651 - 780.659) by adding sec. 2b.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5275 (Lemmons) - Civil procedure; statute of limitations; time when claim accrues; enact discovery rule. Amends sec. 5827 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.5827).
    Date Posted: 11/1/07

    HB 5292 (Stakoe) - Land use; zoning and growth management; referees for litigation under the Michigan zoning enabling act; provide for.
    Date Posted: 11/1/07
                           
    HB 5293 (Byrnes) - Sets qualifications of individuals designated as referees for zoning litigation.   Am. PA 236, 1961 (CL 600.101-600.9947) by adding Sec. 2978.
    Date Posted: 11/1/07

    HB 5299 (Clack) - Consumer credit; predatory lending; general revision to consumer mortgage protection act; revise claims and defenses in civil actions.
    Date Posted: 11/1/07

    HB 5301 (Gaffney) - Consumer credit; predatory lending; general revision to consumer mortgage protection act; prescribe civil sanctions and penalties.
    Date Posted: 11/1/07

    HB 5302 (Ebli) - Consumer credit; predatory lending; general revision to consumer mortgage protection act; general applicability of act.
    Date Posted: 11/1/07

    HB 5314 Hammon) - Criminal procedure; other; penalties, fines, or costs; allow to be collected in same manner as civil money judgment. Amends sec. 4805 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.4805).
    Date Posted: 11/16/07

    HB 5324 (Calley) - Family law; personal protection orders; personal protection order to be made mutual; require. Amends secs. 2950 & 2950a of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2950 & 600.2950a).
    Date Posted: 11/16/07

    HB 5356 (Huizenga) Includes definitions of professional service and services in a learned profession and revises certain conversion procedures.   Am. Secs. 108, 109, 123, 201, 211, 217, 241, 251, 545a, 564a, 564b, 762, 1002 and 1060, PA 284, 1972 (CL 450.1108, etc.) as amended by PA 121, 1989; PA 91, 1993; PA 57, 2001; PA 118, 1997; PA 83, 2007 and as added by PA 121, 1989 and by adding Secs. 745 and 746 and to repeal Chapter 7B.
    Date Posted: 12/19/2007

    HB 5357 (Meisner) Revises the definition of professional services and includes definition of services in a learned profession.   Am. Secs. 2, 3, 4 and 13, PA 192, 1962 (CL 450.222, etc.) as amended by PA 48, 1998 and by PA 58, 2001.
    Date Posted: 12/19/2007

    HB 5358 (Clemente) Revises definition of professional service.   Am. Sec. 902, PA 23, 1993 (CL 450.4902) as amended by PA 52, 1997.
    Date Posted: 12/19/2007

    HB 5365 (Jones, Rick) Provides a reimbursement of tax tribunal fees to individuals who win property tax appeal.   Am. Sec. 52, PA 186, 1973 (CL 205.752).
    Date Posted: 12/19/2007

    HB 5367 (Spade) Children; foster care; out-of-state placement of juvenile; prohibit use of state funds. Amends sec. 18, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.18).
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5368 (Spade) Children; foster care; out-of-state placement of juvenile; prohibit use of state funds. Amends sec. 5 of 1974 PA 150 (MCL 803.305).
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5379 (Constan) - Occupations; notaries public; requirement for record keeping of certain notarial acts; provide for. Amends sec. 25 of 2003 PA 238 (MCL 55.285).
    Date Posted: 11/16/07

    HB 5381 (Clack) - Juveniles; truancy; family division of the circuit court to notify secretary of state of truancy disposition; provide for. Amends 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.21 - 712A.32) by adding sec. 2f to ch. XIIA.
    Date Posted: 11/16/07

    HB 5398 (Sheen) - Torts; personal injury; individuals fleeing and eluding law enforcement officers; prohibit from filing suit for physical injury or property damage. Amends 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.1 - 257.923) by adding sec. 405.
    Date Posted: 11/16/07

    HB 5419 (Lemmons) - Criminal procedure; expunction; expunction of certain felony convictions 5 years after date of conviction; allow. Amends sec. 1 of 1965 PA 213 (MCL 780.621).
    Date Posted: 11/16/07

    HB 5431 (Sak) - Occupations; notaries public; requirement for record keeping of certain notarial acts; provide for. Amends sec. 25 of 2003 PA 238 (MCL 55.285).
    Date Posted: 11/16/07

    HB 5448 (Johnson) - Occupations; notaries public; requirement for record keeping of certain notarial acts; provide for. Amends sec. 25 of 2003 PA 238 (MCL 55.285).
    Date Posted: 11/16/07

    HB 5499 (Jones, Robert) Probate; guardians and conservators; rights of the incapacitated; define.
    Date Posted: 12/19/2007

    HB 5512 (Bieda) Property; other; recording of deeds and other documents by register of deeds; revise. Amends secs. 24, 25, 27, 28 & 43 of 1846 RS 65 (MCL 565.24 et seq.); adds sec. 24a & repeals sec. 26 of 1846 RS 65 (MCL 565.26).
    Date Posted: 12/19/2007

    HB 5517 (Horn) Public employees and officers; state; requirement for state officers' compensation commission to meet in 2008; provide for. Amends secs. 3, 6 & 7 of 1968 PA 357 (MCL 15.213 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 12/19/2007

    HB 5532 (Jackson) Housing; landlord and tenants; 30-day notice of foreclosure of property; require.
    Date Posted: 12/19/2007

    HB 5533 (Condino) Traffic control; driver license; provision relating to license revocation; eliminate certain references to 10-year time frame for convictions for purpose of license revocation.
    Date Posted: 12/19/2007

    HB 5534 (Tobocman) Criminal procedure; verdicts; recording of order setting aside forged deed following criminal conviction; provide for.
    Date Posted: 12/19/2007

    HB 5546 (Calley) Retirement; judges; consolidation of employee retirement health care funds with employee health care funds; provide for.
    Date Posted: 12/19/2007

    HB 5568 (Schuitmaker) Criminal procedure; sentencing; certain records necessary to obtain identification documents; assist convicted persons in obtaining. Amends sec. 14, ch. XI of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 771.14).
    Date Posted: 1/9/2008

    HB 5586 (Scott) Family law; marriage and divorce; requirement that judgment of divorce contain provisions regarding wife's dower rights; eliminate. Amends sec. 1 of 1909 PA 259 (MCL 552.101).
    Date Posted: 1/9/2008

    HB 5587 (Schuitmaker) Probate; other; dower rights; repeal. Creates new act & repeals secs. 1 - 29 of 1846 RS 66 (MCL 558.1 - 558.29) & secs. 2931 & 2933 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2931 & 600.2933).
    Date Posted: 1/9/2008

    HB 5588 (Schuitmaker) Probate; wills and estates; references to dower in estates and protected individuals code; revise to reflect abolition of dower. Amends secs. 1303, 2202 & 3807 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.1303 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 1/9/2008

    HB 5598 (Sak) Family law; marriage and divorce; placement of pets by court in an annulment, divorce, or separate maintenance action; provide for. Amends 1846 RS 84 (MCL 552.1 - 552.45) by adding sec. 22a.
    Date Posted: 2/12/2008

    HB 5605 (Opsommer) Law enforcement; other; certain licenses and databases; restrict contents and disclosure. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 2/12/2008

    HB 5608 (Law, K.) Civil procedure; statute of limitations; civil action for damages resulting from criminal sexual conduct against a minor; extend tolling of statute of limitations. Amends secs. 5838a & 5851 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.5838a & 600.5851).
    Date Posted: 2/12/2008

    HB 5620 (Young) Cities; home rule; civil fines issued by an administrative hearings bureau in a city with a population of more than 750,000; revise. Amends sec. 4q of 1909 PA 279 (MCL 117.4q).
    Date Posted: 2/12/2008

    HB 5650 (Robertson) Family law; parental rights; process for judicial waiver of parental consent requirement; clarify. Amends secs. 3 & 4 of 1990 PA 211 (MCL 722.903 & 722.904).
    Date Posted: 2/12/2008

    HB 5669 (Constan) Criminal procedure; arrests; complainant's signature requirement to file a criminal complaint in cases alleging vulnerable adult abuse; prohibit magistrate from refusing to accept complaint because signed upon information and belief by individual other than the victim. Amends sec. 1a, ch. IV of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 764.1a).
    Date Posted: 2/12/2008

    HB 5675 (Smith, V.) Insurance; insurers; application for admissions; require additional financial statements of controlling individuals to be confidential. Amends 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.100 - 500.8302) by adding sec. 404a.
    Date Posted: 2/12/2008

    HB 5699 (Spade) Juveniles; other; setting of per diem rates for youth rehabilitation services; clarify. Amends sec. 5 of 1974 PA 150 (MCL 803.305).
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5705 (Gillard) Appropriations; zero budget; judiciary; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5713 (Spade) Appropriations; zero budget; department of human services; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5717 (Smith, A.) Appropriations; zero budget; department of corrections; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5727 (Meadows) Probate; wills and estates; forfeiture and revocation of benefits for individuals who abused, neglected, or exploited decedent; provide for. Amends secs. 2802, 2803 & 2804 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.2802 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5729 (Bieda) Probate; powers of attorney; written acknowledgment of responsibilities by agent appointed under a power of attorney; require. Amends sec. 5501 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.5501).
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5730 (Polidori) Financial institutions; savings banks; written disclosure of joint account policy; require. Amends 1996 PA 354 (MCL 487.3101 - 487.3804) by adding sec. 435.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5731 (Corriveau) Financial institutions; credit unions; written disclosure of joint account policy; require. Amends 1968 PA 41 (MCL 490.51 - 490.65) by adding sec. 14b.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5732 (Valentine) Financial institutions; banks; written disclosure of joint account policy; require. Amends 1999 PA 276 (MCL 487.11101 - 487.15105) by adding sec. 4103b.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5733 (Dean) Financial institutions; savings and loan associations; written disclosure of joint account policy; require. Amends 1980 PA 307 (MCL 491.102 - 491.1202) by adding sec. 629.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5760 (Jackson) Courts; reorganization; Detroit recorder's court; reestablish. Amends sec. 504 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.504) & adds ch. 10B.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5761 (Sheen) Family law; marriage and divorce; grounds for divorce when minor children are involved; revise, and require higher burden of proof. Amends sec. 6 of 1846 RS 84 (MCL 552.6 ).

    HB 5796 (LeBlanc) Civil procedure; evidence; information obtained by union agent in course of representing union member; create privilege for. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 2170.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5799 (Gillard) Campaign finance; public funding; public funding for supreme court campaigns; provide for. Amends secs. 3, 5, 7, 10 & 11 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.203 et seq.) & adds secs. 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 103, 105, 107, 108 & 109.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5810 (Gillard) Appropriations; judiciary; judiciary budget; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5814 (Spade) Appropriations; human services; department of human services; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5828 (Mayes) Children; adoption; posthumous adoptions; provide for retroactivity for posthumous adoptions and medical assistance payments. Amends 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.21 - 712A.32) by adding sec. 56a to ch. X & repeals (see bill).
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5829 (Johnson) Corrections; parole; eligibility for parole for certain prisoners; revise. Amends sec. 34 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.234).
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5830 (Meadows) Criminal procedure; probation; persons sentenced to lifetime probation for certain drug crimes; clarify applicability of statute. Amends secs. 7401 & 7403 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.7401 & 333.7403) & repeals sec. 7413 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.7413).
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5831 (Jones, Rick) Criminal procedure; probation; certain provisions regarding lifetime probationers; clarify. Amends sec. 2, ch. XI of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 771.2).
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5833 (Gillard) Courts; funding; specified portion of unencumbered balance of the juror compensation reimbursement fund; transfer to general fund for 2007-2008 fiscal year. Amends sec. 151d of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.151d).
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5838 (Melton) Insurance; no-fault; mini-tort recovery; increase. Amends sec. 3135 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.3135).
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5880 (LaJoy) Health; occupations; license revocation or denial upon conviction of first, second, or third degree criminal sexual conduct; require. Amends sec. 16221 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.16221).
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5905 (Cushingberry) Criminal procedure; prosecuting attorneys; requirement for prosecutor to consent to jury waiver; remove. Amends sec. 3, ch. III of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 763.3).
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5931 (Sheen) Human services; other; immunity for certain human services employees; prohibit. Amends 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.21 - 712A.32) by adding sec. 2f to ch. XIIA.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HB 5930 (Sheen) Human services; services or financial assistance; voucher system; implement. Amends 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.1 - 400.119b) by adding sec. 14j.
    Date Posted: 5/28/2008

    HB 5987 (Hammel) Corrections; jails; emergency overcrowding release procedure; modify as to unsentenced prisoners. Amends sec. 6 of 1982 PA 325 (MCL 801.56).
    Date Posted: 5/28/2008

    HB 5994 (Sak) Torts; liability; limitation of liability for certain injuries from liquefied petroleum gas; provide for. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 2977.
    Date Posted: 5/28/2008

    HB 6024 (Corriveau) Criminal procedure; sentencing; habitual offender statute; expand to include certain drug offenses. Amends sec. 10, 11 & 12, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.10 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 5/28/2008

    HB 6063 (Smith, A.) Corrections; jails; distribution of jail reimbursement program funds; modify. Amends sec. 629e of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.629e).
    Date Posted: 5/28/2008

    HB 6069 (Jones, Rick) Criminal procedure; warrants; procedure for public disclosure of a civil arrest warrant; modify. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 1817.
    Date Posted: 5/28/2008

    HB 6073 (Green) Probate; wills and estates; power of guardian; include psychiatric hospitalization and mental health outpatient care. Amends sec. 5314 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.5314).
    Date Posted: 5/28/2008

    HB 6074 (McDowell) Mental health; other; advance psychiatric directives and unqualified records access for family of deceased; provide for. Amends sec. 748 of 1974 PA 258 (MCL 330.1748).
    Date Posted: 5/28/2008

    HB 6079 (Smith, A.) Mental health; other; local grievance process and request for external review; modify. Amends 1974 PA 258 (MCL 330.1001 - 330.2106) by adding sec. 709.
    Date Posted: 5/28/2008

    HB 6125 (Simpson) Insurance; insurers; remedies for failure to timely pay benefits; expand to include attorney fee under certain circumstances. Amends 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.100 - 500.8302) by adding sec. 2090.
    Date Posted: 5/28/2008

    HB 6157 (Sak) Civil procedure; civil actions; limitation on recovery amount allowed in small claims suits; revise.
    Date Posted: 5/28/2008

    HB 6170 (Ball) Property tax; delinquent taxes; notice requirements for show cause hearing and foreclosure hearing; revise.
    Date Posted: 5/28/2008

    HB 6171 (Melton) Property tax; delinquent taxes; notice of judgment foreclosing property; revise.
    Date Posted: 5/28/2008

    HB 6183 (Young) Criminal procedure; evidence; electronic recording of criminal suspect interrogation sessions; require under certain circumstances. Amends 1927 PA 175 (MCL 760.1 - 777.69) by adding sec. 7 to ch. III.
    Date Posted: 7/10/2008

    HB 6223 (Schuitmaker) Probate; trusts; certification of trust existence and authority; clarify that attorney signature is 1 alternative.
    Date Posted: 7/10/2008

    HB 6231 (Lahti) Liens; other; lien on property filed with a register of deeds under the uniform commercial code; require notice to owner. Amends sec. 9501 of 1962 PA 174 (MCL 440.9501).
    Date Posted: 7/10/2008

    HB 6264 (Byrnes) Children; abuse or neglect; conditions involving termination of parental rights; expand. Amends sec. 19b, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.19b).
    Date Posted: 7/10/2008

    HB 6277 (Meadows) Torts; malpractice; miscellaneous procedural provisions for medical malpractice actions; modify. Amends secs. 2169, 2912b, 2912d, 2912e & 5856 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2169 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 7/10/2008

Senate Bills

    S.1782 (Feingold, Russell D.) - Arbitration Fairness Act of 2007; A bill to amend Chapter 1 of Title 9 of United States Code with respect to arbitration.

    SB 0006 (Brater) - Criminal procedure; sentencing; sentencing individual convicted as a juvenile to imprisonment for life without parole eligibility; prohibit. Amends secs. 1 & 1b, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.1 & 769.1b).
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    SB 0009 (Brater) - Corrections; parole; parole of certain juvenile offenders sentenced to imprisonment for life; allow. Amends sec. 34 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.234). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0006'07, SB 0028'07, SB 0040'07
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    SB 0025 (Gleason) - Disabilities; qualified interpreter for deaf or deaf-blind individual; define and provide in certain circumstances. Amends title & secs. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 of 1982 PA 204 (MCL 393.502 et seq.) & adds secs. 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e, 8a & 8b.
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    SB 0028 (Switalski) - Criminal procedure; sentencing; sentencing juvenile to imprisonment for life without parole eligibility; amend probate code of 1939 to prohibit. Amends secs. 2d & 18, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.2d & 712A.18). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0006'07, SB 0009'07, SB 0040'07
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    SB 0031 (Switalski) - Corrections; parole; requirement for parole board to annually review prisoners subject to deportation; provide for. Amends sec. 34 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.234).
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    SB 0034 (Switalski) - Criminal procedure; sentencing; requirement of presentence report for nonpayment of support; eliminate. Amends sec. 14, ch. XI of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 771.14).
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    SB 0040 (Scott) - Crimes; penalties; penalties for certain crimes of imprisonment for life without parole eligibility; amend Michigan penal code to exclude application to juvenile offenders. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1 - 750.568) by adding sec. 506b. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0006'07, SB 0009'07, SB 0028'07
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    SB 0044 (Scott) - Corrections; prisoners; issuance of identification and other cards upon release; require, and require prisoners to obtain certain records and provide certain information. Amends secs. 35, 37 & 67 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.235 et seq.) & adds secs. 34b & 37a. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0045'07, SB 0046'07
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    SB 0045 (Cropsey) - State; identification cards; forms of identification necessary to apply for state identification card; include corrections identification card and allow access to certain department of corrections data. Amends sec. 1 of 1972 PA 222 (MCL 28.291). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0044'07, SB 0046'07
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    SB 0046 (Switalski) - State; identification cards; forms of identification necessary to apply for driver license; include corrections identification card and allow access to certain department of corrections data. Amends sec. 307 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.307). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0044'07, SB 0045'07
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    SB 0062 (Gilbert) - Property; conveyances; termination of tenancy by the entireties; allow in cases of spousal abandonment. Amends secs. 1 & 2 of 1927 PA 210 (MCL 557.101 & 557.102).
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    SB 0088 (Basham) - Torts; governmental immunity; liability of a peace officer for injuries caused while rendering assistance outside jurisdiction; provide immunity. Amends sec. 7 of 1964 PA 170 (MCL 691.1407).
    Date posted: 2/8/07

    SB 0103 (Garcia) - Housing; landlord and tenants; early lease termination; allow for certain victims of domestic assault. Amends 1972 PA 348 (MCL 554.601 - 554.616) by adding sec. 1b.
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    SB 0105 (Garcia) - Courts; state court administration; authority for magistrates to oversee arraignments; allow. Amends secs. 8511 & 8513 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8511 & 600.8513).
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    SB 0106 (Garcia) - Torts; malpractice; affidavit of merit; require for professional malpractice action against architect or engineer. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 2912i.
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    SB 0123 (Sanborn) - Businesses; nonprofit corporations; use of electronic communications; allow for nonprofit corporations. Amends secs. 106, 133, 141, 143, 151, 404, 405, 407, 413, 441, 446, 451, 521, 525, 1103 & 1144 of 1982 PA 162 (MCL 450.2106 et seq.) & adds sec. 406a.
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    SB 0124 (Patterson) - Insurance; no-fault; definition of "serious impairment of body function"; modify. Amends sec. 3135 of 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.3135).
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    SB 0141 (Van Woerkom) - Children; services; court-appointed special advocates; provide for. Creates new act.
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    SB 0145 (Brown) - Civil procedure; civil actions; installing spyware or adware onto another individual's computer without consent; prohibit and provide remedies for. Creates new act.
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    SB 0172 (Clark-Coleman) - Children; foster care; child under relative's care; prohibit removal under certain circumstances. Amends 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.21 - 712A.32) by adding sec. 11a to ch. XIIA.
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    SB 0195 (Brater) - Criminal procedure; probation; special alternative incarceration program as a condition of probation; revise eligibility requirements. Amends sec. 3b, ch. XI of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 771.3b).
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    SB 0199 (Brater) - Criminal procedure; other; diversion from jail for certain individuals under certain circumstances; amend code of criminal procedure to allow. Amends 1927 PA 175 (MCL 760.1 - 777.69) by adding sec. 85 to ch. VII. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0200'07
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    SB 0200 (Brater) - Mental health; other; priority for providing mental health services to individuals diverted from jail; require under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 208 of 1974 PA 258 (MCL 330.1208). TIE BAR WITH: SB 0199'07
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    SB 0209 (Jelinek) - Property tax; appeals; alternative start dates for board of review; provide for. Amends sec. 53b of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.53b).
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    SB 0233 (Cropsey) - Appropriations; zero budget; judiciary; provide for fiscal year 2007-2008. Creates appropriation act.
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    SB 0257 (Brater) - Appropriations; judiciary; judiciary budget; provide for fiscal year 2007-2008. Creates appropriation act.
    Date posted: 3/1/07

    SB 0275 (Whitmer) - Courts; juries; exemption for nursing mothers from jury duty; provide for. Amends sec. 1307a of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1307a).
    Date posted: 3/15/07

    SB 0291 (Kahn) - Crimes; definitions; gang felony crimes; create. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1 - 750.568) by adding sec. 411u.
    Date posted: 3/15/07

    SB 0292 (Kahn) - Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for gang felonies; enact. Amends sec. 16t, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16t).
    Date posted: 3/15/07

    SB 0298 (Jansen) - Consumer protection; privacy; social security numbers in documents submitted to register of deeds for recordation; require redaction in certified copies unless prohibited by law.
    Date posted: 3/15/07

    SB 0299 (Van Woerkom) - Consumer protection; privacy; social security numbers in documents submitted to register of deeds for recordation; require redaction by person submitting document unless prohibited by law.
    Date posted: 3/15/07

    SB 0300 (Stamas) - Consumer protection; privacy; social security numbers in documents submitted to register of deeds for recordation; require redaction by register of deeds unless prohibited by law.
    Date posted: 3/15/07

    SB 0301 (Pappageorge) - Consumer protection; privacy; social security numbers in judgments submitted to register of deeds for recordation; require redaction unless prohibited by law.
    Date posted: 3/15/07

    SB 0302 (Jansen) - Consumer protection; privacy; social security numbers in affidavits submitted to register of deeds for recordation; require redaction unless prohibited by law.
    Date posted: 3/15/07

    SB 0303 (Birkholz) - Consumer protection; privacy; social security numbers in recorded documents made available for inspection by register of deeds; require redaction unless prohibited by law.
    Date posted: 3/15/07

    SB 0304 (Kahn) - Health; research; immunity for providing data or other information to a peer review entity or the use of that information by the peer review entity with the intent to defraud or knowingly violate the law; clarify and require to comply with the public health code. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0305'07
    Date posted: 3/15/07

    SB 0305 (Kahn) - Health; occupations; judicial review of final determinations, orders, or decisions of a peer review entity and release of certain records, data, and knowledge relevant to that review pursuant to a subpoena; provide for under certain circumstances.
    Date posted: 3/15/07

    SB 0307 (Brater) - Sales tax; collections; tax on services and admission transmission transactions; provide for.
    Date posted: 3/15/07

    SB 0325 (Switalski) - Taxation; other; nexus standard; modify.
    Date posted: 3/15/07

    SB 0344 (Kuipers) - Criminal procedure; other; certain conflicts with court rules; eliminate and harmonize with court decisions. Amends secs. 16 & 16z, ch. XVII, headings, ch. XVII & pt. 2, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.16 & 777.16z) & adds secs. 16aa & 16bb to ch. XVII
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    SB 0369 (Barcia) - Mental health; code; certain provisions regarding persons found not guilty by reason of insanity; revise. Amends secs. 744, 1026, 1028, 1030, 1032, 1034, 1044 & 1050 of 1974 PA 258 (MCL 330.1744 et seq.); adds secs. 1049, 1052, 1053, 1054, 1055, 1056, 1057, 1058, 1059, 1060, 1061, 1062, 1063, 1064, 1065, 1066, 1067, 1068, 1069, 1070, 1071, 1072, 1073, 1074, 1075, 1076, 1077, 1078, 1079, 1080, 1081 & 1082 & repeals sec. 1005f of 1974 PA 258 (MCL 330.2005f).
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    SB 0374 (Switalski) - Human services; medical services; estate recovery program for medicaid; implement. Amends 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.1 - 400.119b) by adding secs. 112g, 112h, 112i & 112j. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0203'07, SB 0204'07
    Date posted: 4/13/07

    SB 0435 (Stamas) - Courts; district court; eighty-seventh judicial district; reorganize into 3 separate districts. Amends sec. 8152 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8152).
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 0450 (Basham) - Occupations; residential builders; filing of complaints against contractor; require courts to report convictions, allow forfeiture and seizure of property for unlicensed contractors, and provide other amendments. Amends secs. 601, 602, 604, 605, 2405, 2411 & 2412 of 1980 PA 299 (MCL 339.601 et seq.) & adds secs. 606 & 2404a. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0451'07, SB 0452'07, SB 0453'07
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 0476 (Jansen) Family law; child custody; court review of arbitrator's decision on custody; allow court to gather additional evidence. Amends sec. 5080 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.5080).
    Date posted: 5/31/07

    SB 0477 (Jansen) Family law; child custody; child custody disputes that have been arbitrated; require courts to resolve in accordance with domestic relations arbitration provisions of the RJA. Amends sec. 4 of 1970 PA 91 (MCL 722.24).
    Date posted: 5/31/07

    SB 0482 (Gleason) Higher education; financial aid; qualifying score in social studies assessment test results; add as eligibility requirement for Michigan promise grant. Amends secs. 2 & 4 of 2006 PA 479 (MCL 390.1622 & 390.1624
    Date posted 5/30/2008

    SB 0489 (Jacobs) - Juveniles; other; procedure in family division of circuit court for truant juveniles; revise, and give court jurisdiction over parents and guardians of truants. Amends secs. 2, 6, 6a & 11, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.2 et seq.) & adds secs. 11a & 17e to ch. XIIA. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0488'07, SB 0490'07
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 0505 (Kahn) - Weapons; concealed; exemption for certain state court judges and state court retired judges from concealed weapons no-carry zones; provide for. Amends secs. 1 & 5o of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.421 & 28.425o).
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 0506 (McManus) - Family law; paternity; circumstances under which putative father may sue to establish paternity of a child born to a married woman; establish. Amends secs. 1, 4 & 6 of 1956 PA 205 (MCL 722.711 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 0511 (Jelinek) - Appropriations; supplemental; multidepartment supplemental for fiscal year 2007; provide for. Creates appropriation act.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 0522 (Whitmer) - Family law; friend of the court; informational pamphlet; allow to be provided electronically. Amends sec. 5 of 1982 PA 294 (MCL 552.505).
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 0524 (Patterson) - Retirement; judges; retirement allowance for judges; increase. Amends 1992 PA 234 (MCL 38.2101 - 38.2670) by adding secs. 513 & 514.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 0532 (Gleason) - Torts; product liability; "sophisticated user" defense; exempt chemical manufacturer under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 2947 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2947).
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 0541 (Switalski) - Corrections; parole; parole procedure for parolable life sentence prisoners; clarify. Amends sec. 34 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.234).
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 0543 (Barcia) - Children; protection; appeal process; provide for. Amends 1935 PA 220 (MCL 400.201 - 400.214) by adding sec. 5b.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 0552 (Cropsey) - Torts; personal injury; asbestos and silicosis compensation fairness act; create. Amends sec. 5827 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.5827) & adds ch. 30 & sec. 5840.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 0553 (Pappageorge) - Family law; child support; system for payment of support over the internet; require office of child support to establish. Amends sec. 6 of 1971 PA 174 (MCL 400.236).
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 587 (Switalski) - Revises parole hearing schedule for parolable life sentence prisoners.   Am. Sec. 34, PA 232, 1953 (CL 791.234) as amended by PA 167, 2006.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 589 (Kahn) - Calculates deduction of future value in civil lawsuits to present cash value by using compound interest.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 591 (Kuipers) - Enacts limits on the liability of successor corporations for asbestos claims.   Am. PA 236, 1961 (CL 600.101-.9947) by adding Chapter 30.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 645 (Cherry) - Allows use of substitute service for complaint under family support act.   Am. Sec. 1, PA 138, 1966 (CL 552.451) as amended by PA 8, 2002.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 659 (Hunter) - Prohibits use of no-fault claims and exclude medical industry codes to increase premiums.   Am. Sec. 2111 of PA 218, 1956 (CL 500.2111) as amended by PA 492, 2002, and adds Sec. 2110c.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 660 (Jansen) - Prohibits gang activity and coercion of individuals into gangs.   AM. PA 328, 1931 (CL 750.1-.568) by adding sec. 411u.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 661 (Jansen) - Sets sentencing guidelines for gang recruitment.   Am. Secs. 16t and 43 of Chapter XVII of PA 175, 1927 (CL 777.16t and .43) as amended by PA 112, 2004 and PA 666, 2002.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 666 (Whitmer) - Provides for second parent adoption.   Am. Secs. 24 and 51, PA 288, 1939 (CL 10.24 and 710.51) as amended by PA 487, 2004 and PA 409, 1996.
    Date Posted: 9/6/2007

    SB 0704 (Basham) - Expands prosecutorial jurisdiction for certain counterfeit debit, credit card, and driver license offenses.
    Date Posted: 10/2/2007

    SB 0709 (Basham) - Clarifies definition of spouse for police and fire retirement.
    Date Posted: 10/2/2007

    SB 0710 (Gleason) - Creates uniform anatomical gift act.
    Date Posted: 10/2/2007

    SB 0715 (Jacobs) - Provides for amendments regarding revised uniform anatomical gift act in estates and protected individuals code.
    Date Posted: 10/2/2007

    SB 0716 (George) - Revises medical records access.
    Date Posted: 10/2/2007

    SB 0786 (Kuipers) - Revises recovery amounts in small claims suits to $6,000.   Am. Sec. 8401 of PA 236, 1961 (CL 600.8401).
    Date Posted: 11/1/07

    SB 0805 (Switalski) Education; examinations; components of Michigan merit examination; revise in school code. Amends sec. 1279g of 1976 PA 451 (MCL 380.1279g ).
    Date Posted: 5/30/2008

    SB 0806 (Switalski) Education; examinations; components of Michigan merit examination; revise in school aid act. Amends sec. 104b of 1979 PA 94 (MCL 388.1704b).
    Date Posted 5/30/2008

    SB 0817 (Schauer) - Codifies discovery rule in Revised Judicature Act.   Am. Sec. 5827, PA 236, 1961 (CL 600.5827).
    Date Posted: 11/1/07

    SB 0841 (Richardville) Modifies bail bondsman costs and fees.   Am. Sec. 167b of PA 328, 1931 (CL 750.167b).
    Date Posted: 12/19/2007

    SB 0865 (Sanborn) - Civil procedure; statute of limitations; statute of limitations and statute of repose for actions against architects, engineers, and construction contractors; revise. Amends secs. 5805 & 5839 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.5805 & 600.5839).
    Date Posted: 11/16/07

    SB 0927 (Hunter) Property; other; recording of deeds and other documents by register of deeds; revise. Amends secs. 24, 25, 27, 28 & 43 of 1846 RS 65 (MCL 565.24 et seq.); adds sec. 24a & repeals sec. 26 of 1846 RS 65 (MCL 565.26).
    Date Posted: 12/19/2007

    SB 0988 (George) Courts; juries; discussion among jurors before trial concludes; allow under certain circumstances. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 1350a.
    Date Posted: 1/9/2008

    SB 0989 (Kuipers) Courts; juries; submission of written questions to witnesses by jurors; allow. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 2170.
    Date Posted: 1/9/2008

    SB 0990 (Sanborn) Courts; juries; jury summons; require to clearly explain conditions for exemption from jury service. Amends sec. 1332 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1332).
    Date Posted: 1/9/2008

    SB 0991 (Cropsey) Courts; juries; various requirements regarding jurors; implement. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 1350a.
    Date Posted: 1/9/2008

    SB 0992 (Kahn) Courts; juries; exemption from jury service for individuals who have served within the preceding 24 months; provide for. Amends sec. 1307a of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1307a).
    Date Posted: 1/9/2008

    SB 0993 (George) Courts; juries; penalties for failure to appear or complete jury duty; provide for. Amends sec. 1332 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1332).
    Date Posted: 1/9/2008

    SB 0994 (George) Courts; funding; filing fees; increase, and dedicate amount of increase to the juror compensation reimbursement fund. Amends secs. 1344, 2529 & 8371 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1344 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 1/9/2008

    SB 0995 (George) Courts; juries; peremptory challenges when selecting jurors; eliminate. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 1350b & repeals secs. 12 & 13, ch. VIII & sec. 17, ch. XIV of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 768.12 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 1/9/2008

    SB 0996 (George) Civil procedure; costs and fees; separate filing fee for each defendant named in a lawsuit; require. Amends secs. 2529 & 8371 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2529 & 600.8371.
    Date Posted: 1/9/2008

    SB 1001 (Richardville) Civil procedure; civil actions; sanctions for advocating a frivolous claim or defense in a civil action; allow court to impose sanctions in addition to costs and attorney fees. Amends sec. 2591 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2591).
    Date Posted: 1/9/2008

    SB 1002 (Richardville) Civil procedure; costs and fees; attorney fees; require losing party to pay winning party's fees in a civil lawsuit. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 2443.
    Date Posted: 1/9/2008

    SB 1059 (Cropsey) Family law; parental rights; process for judicial waiver of parental consent requirement; clarify. Amends secs. 3 & 4 of 1990 PA 211 (MCL 722.903 & 722.904).
    Date Posted: 2/12/2008

    SB 1066 (Pappageorge) Traffic control; civil infraction procedures; attendance at basic driver improvement course; allow in lieu of being found responsible for traffic violation under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 320a & 743 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.320a & 257.743) & adds sec. 320d.
    Date Posted: 2/12/2008

    SB 1095 (Cropsey) Appropriations; zero budget; department of corrections; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    SB 1101 (Hardiman) Appropriations; zero budget; department of human services; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    SB 1102 (Cropsey) Appropriations; zero budget; judiciary; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    SB 1116 (Allen) Probate; wills and estates; forfeiture of benefits for conviction of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an elderly individual; provide for. Amends secs. 2802, 2803 & 2804 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.2802 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    SB 1152 (Brater) Appropriations; judiciary; judiciary budget; provide for fiscal year 2008-2009. Creates appropriation act.
    Date Posted:3/28/2008  

    SB 1160 (Jansen) Records; public; permanent indexes and recording of certain mortgage documents; revise procedures. Amends secs. 27, 28 & 43 of 1846 RS 65 (MCL 565.27 et seq.) & repeals sec. 26 of 1846 RS 65 (MCL 565.26).
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    SB 1292 (Schauer) Civil procedure; evidence; testimony of a vulnerable adult; allow to be presented by videotape or closed-circuit television. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101 - 600.9947) by adding sec. 2170.
    Date Posted: 5/28/2008

    SB 1298 (Jelinek) Courts; district court; service of process in small claims division of district court; revise. Amends secs. 8405 & 8406 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8405 & 600.8406).
    Date Posted: 5/28/2008

    SB 1312 (Allen) Probate; guardians and conservators; process for expedited ex-parte financial protection orders; provide for. Amends secs. 5404, 5405, 5406, 5407 & 5427 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.5404 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 5/28/2008

    SB 1385 (Whitmer) Criminal procedure; evidence; misuse or removal of DNA identification profiling records; prohibit, and provide penalties. Amends 1990 PA 250 (MCL 28.171 - 28.176) by adding sec. 5.
    Date Posted: 7/10/2008

    SB 1386 (Whitmer) Criminal procedure; evidence; disclosure and use of DNA profiles; expand. Amends 1990 PA 250 (MCL 28.171 - 28.176) by adding sec. 5.
    Date Posted: 7/10/2008

    SB 1387 (Whitmer) Criminal procedure; evidence; DNA identification profiling samples; require individual to provide an adequate sample. Amends sec. 3a of 1990 PA 250 (MCL 28.173a).
    Date Posted: 7/10/2008

    SB 1388 (Kuipers) Criminal procedure; evidence; good faith provision in obtaining and retaining DNA samples in violation of act; provide for. Amends secs. 2 & 6 of 1990 PA 250 (MCL 28.172 & 28.176).
    Date Posted: 7/10/2008

    SB 1389 (Kuipers) Criminal procedure; DNA; good faith exception for arrests and warrants based on DNA evidence that was obtained in violation of DNA identification profiling system act; create. Amends 1927 PA 175 (MCL 760.1 - 777.69) by adding sec. 23 to ch. XVI.
    Date Posted: 7/10/2008

    SB 1423 (Jansen) Family law; friend of the court; friend of the court act; make miscellaneous revisions. Amends secs. 2, 2a, 3, 4, 4c, 5, 9a, 11a, 13, 15, 17, 17b, 19, 27 & 28 of 1982 PA 294 (MCL 552.502 et seq.) & adds sec. 17f.
    Date Posted: 7/10/2008

    SB 1424 (Jansen) Family law; parenting time; enforcement of parenting time duties by friend of the court; modify. Amends secs. 2, 3, 3a, 5b, 5c, 5d, 5e, 7, 9, 24, 25a, 28, 29, 30, 31, 33, 35, 39, 44, 45, 46 & 48 of 1982 PA 295 (MCL 552.602 et seq.) & repeals sec. 3d of 1982 PA 295 (MCL 552.603d).
    Date Posted: 7/10/2008

    SB 1425 (Jansen) Family law; child support; contract of certain services through state court administrative office; allow, and eliminate child support bench warrant enforcement fund. Amends secs. 3 & 3a of 1971 PA 174 (MCL 400.233 & 400.233a) & repeals sec. 6a of 1971 PA 174 (MCL 400.236a).
    Date Posted: 7/10/2008

    SB 1427 (Jansen) Civil procedure; costs and fees; consolidated fees from divorce, paternity, and family support acts; provide for. Amends secs. 2137, 2529 & 2538 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2137 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 7/10/2008

    SB 1428 (Jansen) Family law; child support; contract of certain services through state court administrative office; allow, and eliminate child support bench warrant enforcement fund. Amends secs. 3 & 3a of 1971 PA 174 (MCL 400.233 & 400.233a) & repeals sec. 6a of 1971 PA 174 (MCL 400.236a).
    Date Posted: 7/10/2008

    SB 1429 (Scott) Family law; marriage and divorce; collection and distribution of child support provision; revise. Amends sec. 23 & 24 of 1846 RS 84 (MCL 552.23 & 552.24).
    Date Posted: 7/10/2008

    SB 1430 (Jacobs) Family law; paternity; collection and distribution of child support provision; revise, and allow friend of the court to prosecute certain paternity actions. Amends secs. 4 & 19a of 1956 PA 205 (MCL 722.714 & 722.729a) & repeals sec. 19 of 1956 PA 205 (MCL 722.729).
    Date Posted: 7/10/2008

    SB 1431 (Hardiman) Family law; child support; collection and distribution of child support provision; revise, and allow friend of the court to prosecute certain family support actions. Amends secs. 2, 4 & 8a of 1966 PA 138 (MCL 552.452 et seq.) & repeals sec. 7 of 1966 PA 138 (MCL 552.457).
    Date Posted: 7/10/2008

    S.702: State Court Interpreter Grant Program Act (Kohl) Directs the Administrator of the Office of Justice Programs of the Department of Justice to: (1) make grants to state courts to develop and implement programs to assist individuals with limited English proficiency to access and understand state court proceedings in which they are a party; and (2) allocate specified funds to establish a court interpreter technical assistance program to assist state courts receiving grants under this Act. Authorizes the use of grant awards by state courts to: (1) assess regional language demands; (2) develop a court interpreter program; (3) develop, institute, and administer language certification examinations; (4) recruit, train, and certify qualified court interpreters; and (5) pay for salaries, transportation, and technology necessary to implement the court interpreter program.

    HJR F (Acciavatti) - Criminal procedure; sentencing; capital punishment for first degree murder; provide for. Amends sec. 46, art. IV of the state constitution.
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HJR G (Smith, V.) - Courts; circuit court; election of a chief circuit judge in certain judicial circuits; amend constitution to provide for. Adds sec. 12a to art. VI of the state constitution.
    Date posted: 3/28/07

    HJR I (Calley) - Criminal procedure; bail; no-bond violations; expand to include attempted murder. Amends sec. 15, art. I of the state constitution.
    Date posted: 4/13/07

    HJR FF (Law, D.) - Retirement; judges; age of retirement for judges; increase to 75 years of age. Amends sec. 19, art. VI of the state constitution.
    Date Posted: 11/16/07

    HJR KK (Lemmons) Elections; judicial; ballot designation for incumbent judges; eliminate. Amends sec. 24, art. VI of the state constitution.
    Date Posted: 2/12/2008

    HJR OO (Agema) Criminal procedure; bail; individual charged with a felony who has entered or remained in United States illegally; prohibit granting bail. Amends sec. 15, art. I of the state constitution.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HJR RR (Meadows) Courts; judges; supreme court justices; clarify circumstances requiring disqualification. Amends the state constitution by adding sec. 31 to art. VI.
    Date Posted: 3/28/2008

    HJR YY (Lemmons) Elections; primary; procedure for nomination of incumbent supreme court justices; revise. Amends sec. 2, art. VI of the state constitution.
    Date Posted: 5/28/2008

     

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