of interest for the week of 10/20.
4308 Provides for waiver on no proof of insurance violations; HB
4131 Repeals dowry rights.
Testimony on Identity Theft
House Criminal Justice
Agenda Items: HB
5120 Revises to reflect crime of operating a vehicle with bodily content
of certain controlled substances; HB
5130 Prohibits operation of an off-road vehicle by certain individuals
under the influence of or visibly impaired by alcohol or a controlled
5131 Prohibits operation of a watercraft by individuals with a high
blood alcohol level or with certain controlled substances; HB
5132 Prohibits operation of a snowmobile by certain individuals under
the influence of alcohol; HB
5074 Allows local corrections officers to carry stun guns and similar
4899 Revises fees and mileage allowed for service of process.
Committee Meeting List
the Hall of Justice
Oral Arguments of 2003-2004 Term Heard October 14-16.
Public Comment Sought
on Adoption Work Group Proposals
Michigan Supreme Court Adoption Work Group Final Report
Justice Marilyn Kelly
Recipient of State Bar of Michigan's President's Choice Award
Court to Consider Pledge in Schools, Scalia Recuses Himself from California
Full Text (Washington
Budget Paring Begins
Governor Warns of $900 Million in Cuts
State Journal, 10/15/03)
Rules and Administrative Orders
- Amendment of Rules 7.302, 9.118 and 9.122 of the Michigan Court Rules
Issued: October 14, 2003
Effective: October 14, 2003
Adjusts time limits for filing appeals from Attorney Discipline Board
orders of discipline or dismissal, time set at 28 days.
& 2001-19 - Amendment of Rule 3.973 of the Michigan Court Rules
Issued: October 15, 2003
Effective: October 15, 2003
Corrects the misdesignation of the subrule referred to in the text of
Legislation Introduced 10/14 - 10/16
5169 Children; parenting time; sibling visitation; allow to petition
the court for minor sibling visitation rights.
5170 Crimes; fleeing and eluding; fleeing or eluding a police officer;
establish a mandatory minimum 2-year sentence.
TIE BAR WITH HB 5171
5171 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines
to reflect mandatory minimum sentence for fleeing and eluding crimes;
5176 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; crime of adulterating,
misbranding, or substituting drugs; provide for.
779 Torts; liability; liability of persons under equine activity
liability act; limit to willful and wanton acts under certain circumstances.