|September 7- September 13, 2003||
Volume 1 Issue 2
In the Capitol
The Michigan Legislature
is currently recessed for the summer. The Senate will reconvene at 10:00
a.m. on Tuesday, September 16th.
The House of Representatives
will hold its next session at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 23rd.
A number of committees of the Michigan Senate and House of Representatives will be meeting the week of September 15th
the Committee Meetings Schedule
Overview of Anticipated
State Senate Actions
In the Hall of Justice
The Michigan Supreme
Court will hold an administrative public hearing on Thursday, September
25, 2003, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Supreme Court courtroom located
on the sixth floor of the Michigan Hall of Justice, 925 W. Ottawa Street,
Lansing, Michigan 48915.
Independence Agency Work Group Presents Final Report on Adoption Issues;
Michigan Adoption Day to Take Place November 25
At the Bar
The 68th Annual Meeting of the State Bar took place in Lansing September 11- 12.
During the final meeting of the 2002-2003 Board of Commissioners, the following public policy positions were adopted:
Proposed Amendment of Rule 5.408 of the Michigan Court Rules
High Court Hears
Campaign Reform Case
to Block New Overtime Rules
Court Rules and Administrative Orders
Amendment of Rule 2.102 of the Michigan Court Rules
2.102 pertains to the dismissal of action for failure to serve summons
prior to the expiration of the summons. The Amendment changes language
in 2.102 (D).
Amendment of Rule 2.107 of the Michigan Court Rules
In Re Petition for Administrative Order or Court Rule Establishing Inactive
Asbestos Docketing System
proposal seeks comments regarding possible action by the Supreme Court
to issue either an Administrative Order or Court Rule establishing an
inactive asbestos docketing system. The Court welcomes comments in
consideration of this proposal.
View the State Bar's position on proposed amendments to court rules
From the Michigan Supreme Court:
Introduced 9/7 - 9/13