August 13-19, 2007
Volume 5 Issue 33

In the Capitol
The Michigan House and Senate are expected to move all appropriations bills for fiscal year 2007-2008 from the originating chamber this week.

Committee meetings of interest for the week of 8/20
8/21 House Appropriations
Agenda item of interest: HB 4355 Judiciary budget for fiscal year 2007-2008.

8/22 House Appropriations
Agenda item of interest: HB 4355 Judiciary budget for fiscal year 2007-2008.

8/23 Michigan Law Revision Commission

Complete Committee Meeting List

New Public Acts

Legislation Introduced 8/8
Of Interest to the Legal Community
HB 5092 Torts; governmental immunity; liability for taking safety measures at a public beach; clarify. Amends sec. 1 of 1964 PA 170 (MCL 691.1401).

State News
County Sifts Through Nine Proposals for Public Defender Work
(The Bay City Times, 8/16/07)

Granholm Picks Ahmed to Lead Department of Human Services
(AP/Mlive, 8/13/07)

Links of Interest
Public Policy Resource Center | Michigan Supreme Court | Michigan Legislature | MCL Search Engines