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Legislation Eligible to be Considered

House Bills | Senate Bills
Other Resolutions
| Section and Committee Participation

The following bills, introduced in the Michigan Legislature during the 2013-2014 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 48933-2012.
  • By telephonic communications to Janet Welch at the State Bar of Michigan to (517) 346-6375.
  • By electronic response or view electronic comments submitted by other members.

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 4010 Civil procedure; civil actions; false claims act; enact. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    HB 4012 Elections; candidates; candidate affidavit attesting to validity of nominating petition signatures; require. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1–168.992) by adding sec. 558a.
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    HB 4025 Civil procedure; evictions; court procedures; make miscellaneous revisions. Amends secs. 5732 & 5739 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.5732 & 600.5739) & adds sec. 5736.
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    HB 4033 Cities; home rule; posting of legal notices as alternative to publishing; provide for. Amends 1909 PA 279 (MCL 117.1–117.38) by adding sec. 4t.
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    HB 4040 Crime victims; rights; victim notification of paroled prisoner escape, commutation, death, or parole board hearing; require. Amends secs. 19, 20 & 21 of 1985 PA 87 (MCL 780.769 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    HB 4057 Torts; defenses; openness and obviousness of condition; establish as issue of comparative fault only. Amends sec. 2959 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2959).
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    HB 4060 Children; adoption; second parent adoption; provide for. Amends secs. 24, 41 & 51, ch. X of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.24 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    HB 4064 Courts; records; digital court records and electronically filing court papers; allow. Amends secs. 832, 859, 1427, 2137 & 8344 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.832 et seq.); adds secs. 1426 & 1428 & repeals 1949 PA 66 (MCL 780.221–780.225).
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    HB 4083 Law enforcement; other; Michigan crime stoppers act; create, and provide for criminal assessments to fund crime stopper activities. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 5/23/13

    HB 4090 Courts; funding; juror compensation; allow reimbursement if funding unit pays increased mileage. Amend sec. 151e of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.151e).
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    HB 4091 Courts; funding; mileage reimbursement rate for juror; increase. Amends sec. 1344 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1344).
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    HB 4120 Family law; child custody; joint custody in every custody dispute between parents; mandate except in certain circumstances. Amends secs. 5 & 6a of 1970 PA 91 (MCL 722.25 & 722.26a).
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    HB 4126 Torts; liability; liability of persons under equine activity liability act; limit to willful or wanton acts under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 5 of 1994 PA 351 (MCL 691.1665).
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    HB 4131 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; alcohol content for individuals operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcoholic liquor in the code of criminal procedure; maintain at 0.08 without reversion to 0.10. Amends secs. 33 & 48, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.33 & 777.48).
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    HB 4139 Criminal procedure; other; provision relating to proceedings to prevent crime; repeal. Repeals ch. XII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 772.1–772.15).
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    HB 4143 Traffic control; accidents; requirement to report an accident; modify for accidents involving individuals less than 18 years of age. Amends sec. 619 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.619).
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    HB 4186 Criminal procedure; expunction; record expunction for certain offenders; expand, and provide for under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 1, 3 & 4 of 1965 PA 213 (MCL 780.621 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 2/12/13

    HB 4189 Corrections; parole; procedures for objection by judge of parole for prisoner; revise. Amends sec. 34 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.234).
    Date Posted: 2/12/13

    HB 4206 Criminal procedure; youthful trainees; eligibility criteria for youthful trainee program; modify. Amends sec. 11, ch. II of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 762.11).
    Date Posted: 2/12/13

    HB 4215 Appropriations; zero budget; department of corrections; provide for fiscal year 2013-2014. Creates appropriation act.
    Date Posted: 2/27/13

    HB 4222 Appropriations; zero budget; judiciary; provide for fiscal year 2013-2014. Creates appropriation act.
    Date Posted: 2/27/13

    HB 4238 Criminal procedure; other; mental health diversion from jail for certain individuals under certain circumstances; allow. Amends 1927 PA 175 (MCL 760.1–777.69) by adding sec. 85, ch. VII.
    Date Posted: 2/27/13

    HB 4239 Courts; other; priority for providing mental health services to individuals diverted from criminal prosecution; require under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 208 of 1974 PA 258 (MCL 330.1208).
    Date Posted: 2/27/13

    HB 4294 Criminal procedure; youthful trainees; assigning youthful trainee status; allow multiple times. Amends sec. 11, ch. II of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 762.11).
    Date Posted: 2/27/13

    HB 4319 Retirement; judges; health reimbursement account; establish, and require contributions under certain circumstances. Amends title & secs. 105, 106, 111, 214, 214a, 217, 305 & 714 of 1992 PA 234 (MCL 38.2105 et seq.) & adds secs. 214b, 309 & 310.
    Date Posted: 3/6/13

    HB 4336 Family law; child support; age of majority provision regarding child support; expand under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 2 & 5b of 1982 PA 295 (MCL 552.602 & 552.605b).
    Date Posted: 3/6/13

    HB 4351 Courts; juries; eligibility to postpone jury service of students; expand to include full-time higher education students. Amends sec. 1335 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1335).
    Date Posted: 3/6/13

    HB 4356 Family law; child custody; factors determining best interest of the child for permanency decisions by agency and court; provide for. Amends 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.21–712A.32) by adding sec. 19d to ch. XIIA.
    Date Posted: 3/6/13

    HB 4412 Courts; records; digital court records and electronically filed court papers; allow in every state court, and provide for electronic signatures. Amends sec. 1427 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1427).
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4413 Courts; records; reproduction of digital court records and electronically filed court papers; give same force and effect as original for purposes of admissibility into evidence if authenticated. Amends sec. 2137 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2137).
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4414 Courts; records; electronic access to court records, pleadings, and practice; allow courts to provide. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101600.9947) by adding secs. 1426 & 1428 & repeals 1949 PA 66 (MCL 780.221780.225).
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4415 Courts; records; digital court records and electronic filing of testimony given in probate court; allow. Amends sec. 859 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.859).
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4416 Courts; records; digital court records and electronically filing of probate court papers; allow. Amends sec. 832 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.832).
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4417 Courts; records; validity and enforceability of certain judgments; allow a registry or a certified reproduction to serve as a complete replacement. Amends sec. 8344 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8344).
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4418 Campaign finance; other; independent expenditures; require compliance with campaign finance act. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201169.282) by adding sec. 55g.
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4419 Campaign finance; other; independent expenditures by corporations; require certain reports and disclaimers. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201169.282) by adding sec. 55a.
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4420 Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; disclosure of independent expenditures by corporations; require. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201169.282) by adding sec. 55b.
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4421 Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; certain independent expenditures by corporations; prohibit. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201169.282) by adding sec. 55c.
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4422 Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; contributions by certain foreign entities; prohibit. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201169.282) by adding sec. 55d.
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4423 Campaign finance; violations; improper independent expenditures by a corporation; impose certain fines. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201169.282) by adding sec. 55f.
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4424 Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; independent expenditure provisions in the campaign finance act; update. Amends sec. 54 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.254).
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4425 Campaign finance; statements and reports; quarterly filing of certain statements; require. Amends sec. 33 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.233).
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4430 Elections; offenses; provision relating to penalty of perjury; expand to include a person who assists another person in committing perjury. Amends secs. 933 & 936 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.933 & 168.936).
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4431 Elections; offenses; penalty imposed for perjury; increase. Amends sec. 936 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.936)
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4451 Civil procedure; remedies; wrongful imprisonment for crime; provide compensation for. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4477 Elections; polling places; an elector taking a photograph of himself or herself in a polling place; authorize. Amends 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.1168.992) by adding sec. 736h.
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4478 Elections; voters; signature stamp; allow, and define physical disability. Amends secs. 500 & 501 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.500 & 168.501) & adds secs. 19 & 755a.
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4479 Campaign finance; violations; payment of late filing fee for annual statement; allow to be paid from committee funds. Amends sec. 35 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.235).
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4486 Health; substance abuse treatment; involuntary substance abuse assessment, stabilization, and treatment for adults; allow. Amends secs. 100b, 276, 277, 281 & 286 of 1974 PA 258 (MCL 330.1100b et seq.) & adds sec. 276a.
    Date Posted: 3/26/13

    HB 4528 (Kesto) Occupations; immigration clerical assistants; regulation of immigration clerical assistants; revise. Amends title & secs. 3, 13, 17 & 21 of 2004 PA 161 (MCL 338.3453 et seq.) & repeals secs. 4, 7, 9 & 15 of 2004 PA 161 (MCL 338.3454 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 4/11/13

    HB 4529 (McMillin) Criminal procedure; defenses; statewide standards and accountability measures of trial-level indigent criminal defense services; implement, and create the Michigan indigent defense commission act. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 4/11/13

    HB 4530 (McMillin) Criminal procedure; other; appointment of counsel to indigent person charged with felony; modify. Amends sec. 16, ch. XV of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 775.16).
    Date Posted: 4/11/13

    HB 4532 (Price) Courts; Permits as established by the Supreme Court digital court records and electronically filing of court papers. Amends 1961 PA 236 by amending sections 832, 859 and 1427 (MCL 600.832, 600.859 and 600.1427) section 859 as amended by 2005 PA 326.
    Date Posted: 4/12/13

    HB 4570 Courts; juries; eligibility to postpone jury service of students; expand to include full-time higher education students under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 1335 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1335).
    Date posted: 5/1/13

    HB 4583 Children; parental rights; immediate termination of parental rights and visitation rights for parent or legal guardian upon sentencing for criminal sexual conduct or other sex crimes; allow. Amends sec. 19b, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.19b).
    Date posted: 5/1/13

    HB 4584 Family law; parenting time; immediate termination of a grandparenting time order upon sentencing for certain criminal sexual conduct; allow. Amends sec. 7b of 1970 PA 91 (MCL 722.27b).
    Date posted: 5/1/13

    HB 4606 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: 5/1/13

    HB 4636 Crime victims; rights; requirement for paying restitution to deceased crime victim; clarify. Amends secs. 16, 44 & 76 of 1985 PA 87 (MCL 780.766 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 5/17/13

    HB 4646 Children; adoption; temporary placement, consent, and release; provide for general revisions. Amends secs. 23d, 29 & 44, ch. X of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.23d et seq.).
    Date Posted: 5/17/13

    HB 4647 Children; adoption; supervisory period for infants less than 1 year of age placed for adoption; modify. Amends sec. 56, ch. X of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.56).
    Date Posted: 5/17/13

    HB 4648 Children; adoption; termination of rights of putative father; clarify. Amends sec. 39, ch. X of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.39).
    Date Posted: 5/17/13

    HB 4704 Counties; financing; challenging an approved budget; clarify. Amends secs. 16 & 18 of 1968 PA 2 (MCL 141.436 & 141.438).
    Date Posted: 5/23/13

    HB 4694 Courts; circuit court; mental health court; create. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101–600.9947) by adding ch. heading & secs. 1090, 1091, 1092 & 1093.
    Date Posted: 6/11/13

    HB 4695 Courts; circuit court; mental health court; create. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101–600.9947) by adding secs. 1097 & 1098.
    Date Posted: 6/11/13

    HB 4696 Courts; circuit court; mental health court; create. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101–600.9947) by adding secs. 1094, 1095 & 1096.
    Date Posted: 6/11/13

    HB 4697 Courts; circuit court; mental health court; create. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101–600.9947) by adding secs. 1099 & 1099a.
    Date Posted: 6/11/13

    HB 4763 Traffic control; traffic regulation; use of automated traffic enforcement safety devices at certain intersections; allow. Amends secs. 727c & 741 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.727c & 257.741) & adds div. heading & adds secs. 751, 752, 753, 754, 755, 756, 757, 758, 759, 760, 761 & 762.
    Date Posted: 7/9/13

    HB 4800 Civil procedure; foreclosure; judicial foreclosure; require for certain residential mortgages. Amends secs. 3201 & 3240 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.3201 & 600.3240) & adds secs. 3117 & 3118.
    Date Posted: 6/11/13

    HB 4806 Criminal procedure; sentencing; life offense where accused is a minor; revise factors to consider... Amends 1927 PA 175 (MCL 760.1777.69) by adding sec. 33 to ch. IX.
    Date Posted: 6/21/13

    HB 4807 Juveniles; criminal procedure; criteria for waiving jurisdiction over juvenile to adult court or disposition; revise. Amends sec. 18, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.18)..
    Date Posted: 6/21/13

    HB 4808 Crimes; penalties; mandatory life imprisonment for certain crimes; eliminate to reflect United States supreme court decision in Miller v Alabama. Amends secs. 16, 18, 200i, 204, 207, 209, 210, 211a, 316, 436, 520b & 543f of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.16 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 6/21/13

    HB 4809 Corrections; parole; parole board review process; modify. Amends secs. 34, 34c, 35 & 44 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.234 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 6/21/13

    HB 4823 Courts; circuit court; circuit court to issue final order concerning proposed annexation of charter township property; require under certain circumstances. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101600.9947) by adding sec. 608.
    Date Posted: 6/18/13

    HB 4830 Civil procedure; evictions; legal representation; allow corporation, partnership, or limited liability company to appear without an attorney. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101600.9947) by adding sec. 5707.
    Date Posted: 6/18/13

    HB 4839 Crime victims; rights; prohibition against victim disclosing information about conviction that has been set aside; remove. Amends sec. 3 of 1965 PA 213 (MCL 780.623).
    Date Posted: 6/18/13

    HB 4842 Appropriations; supplemental; supplemental for fiscal year 2013-2014; provide for. Creates appropriation act.
    Date Posted: 7/1/13

    HB 4867 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; offense variable 10 related to the exploitation of a vulnerable victim; expand definition of predatory conduct to include preoffense conduct directed at a law enforcement officer posing as a potential victim. Amends sec. 40, ch. XVII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 777.40).
    Date Posted: 7/1/13

    HB 4883 Elections; ballots; order of candidates and proposals on the ballot; revise. Amends secs. 697 & 699 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.697 & 168.699); adds sec. 696a & repeals sec. 706 of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.706).
    Date Posted: 7/1/13

    HB 4893 Children; protection; central registry records; require certain notifications to recipients regarding expungement, limit maintenance of records to 10 years, and add certain individuals to the list of those who may receive the confidential record. Amends secs. 2, 7 & 8d of 1975 PA 238 (MCL 722.622 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 7/23/13

    HB 4913 Civil procedure; civil actions; strategic lawsuits against public participation; limit. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101–600.9947) by adding sec. 2978.
    Date Posted: 7/23/13

    HB 4915 Crime victims; other; crime victim's rights fund; extend sunset. Amends sec. 4 of 1989 PA 196 (MCL 780.904).
    Date Posted: 7/23/13

    HB 4933 (Heise) Occupations; attorneys; eligibility criteria for foreign attorney admission to the bar without examination; modify residency requirement. Amends sec. 946 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.946).
    Date Posted: 9/4/13

    HB 4967 Law enforcement; law enforcement information network (LEIN); access to law enforcement information network (LEIN); amend revised judicature act to allow for department of corrections under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 1076 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1076).
    Date Posted: 9/17/2013

    HB 4968 Law enforcement; law enforcement information network (LEIN); access to law enforcement information network (LEIN); amend code of criminal procedure to allow for department of corrections under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 4a, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.4a).
    Date Posted: 9/17/2013

    HB 4969 Law enforcement; law enforcement information network (LEIN); access to law enforcement information network (LEIN); amend public health code to allow for department of corrections under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 7411 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.7411).
    Date Posted: 9/17/2013

    HB 5012 (Kowall) Crimes; prostitution; minors engaged in prostitution; create presumption of coercion under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 451 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.451).
    Date Posted: 12/19/13

    HB 5018 (Leonard) Criminal procedure, expunction; State agencies (existing), attorney general. Criminal procedure; expunction; requirement for attorney general review of a set-aside application; eliminate. Amends sec. 1 of 1965 PA 213 (MCL 780.621).
    Date Posted: 10/1/13

    HB 5019 (Johnson, J.) Juveniles, criminal procedure; Criminal procedure, expunction; State agencies (existing), attorney general. Juveniles; criminal procedure; requirement for attorney general review of a set-aside application; eliminate. Amends sec. 18e, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.18e).
    Date Posted: 10/1/13

    HB 5020 Courts; other; DWI/sobriety court interlock pilot project; eliminate sunset. Amends sec. 304 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.304).
    Date Posted: 10/4/13

    HB 5021 Courts; other; DWI/sobriety court interlock pilot project; eliminate sunset. Amends sec. 1084 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1084).
    Date Posted: 10/4/13

    HB 5025 Criminal procedure; expunction; victim of human trafficking to set aside certain prostitution convictions; allow under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 1, 2 & 4 of 1965 PA 213 (MCL 780.621 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 10/4/13

    HB 5026 Juveniles; other; court jurisdiction over dependent juveniles in danger of substantial physical or psychological harm; allow. Amends sec. 2, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.2).
    Date Posted: 10/4/13

    HB 5039 Children; protection; duties of children's ombudsman; expand. Amends secs. 4, 5a, 6 & 10 of 1994 PA 204 (MCL 722.924 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 10/4/13

    HB 5048 Criminal procedure; records; records regarding prohibited conduct of a licensed health care professional; clarify maintenance procedures and access to. Amends sec. 430 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.430).
    Date Posted: 10/4/13

    HB 5049 Criminal procedure; records; certain records regarding participation in the veterans treatment court; modify. Amends sec. 1209 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1209).
    Date Posted: 10/4/13

    HB 5055 Criminal procedure; warrants; defraying of costs incurred by local unit of government in executing bench warrants; allow. Amends sec. 1f, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.1f).
    Date Posted: 10/4/13

    HB 5069 Property; other; liability for damages if landlord enters premises; provide exception if occupant is squatting. Amends secs. 2918, 5711 & 5714 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2918 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 10/14/13

    HB 5078 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines commission; reestablish. Amends 1927 PA 175 (MCL 760.1777.69) by adding secs. 32 & 33 to ch. IX.
    Date Posted: 10/28/13

    HB 5082 Family law; parenting time; parenting coordinator; create. Amends 1970 PA 91 (MCL 722.21722.31) by adding sec. 7c.
    Date Posted: 10/28/13

    HB 5121 Courts; judges; number of judgeships in the sixteenth circuit court; increase. Amends sec. 517 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.517).
    Date Posted: 11/5/13

    HB 5122 Courts; judges; number of judgeships in the sixth circuit court; increase. Amends sec. 507 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.507).
    Date Posted: 11/5/13

    HB 5123 Courts; judges; number of judgeships in the seventeenth circuit and the fifth district; modify, and consolidate certain district court districts. Amends secs. 518, 8115 & 8121 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.518 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 11/5/13

    HB 5124 Courts; judges; certain circuit and district courts; consolidate, and reduce the number of certain judgeships under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 502, 504, 516 & 8121 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.502 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 11/5/13

    HB 5125 Courts; reorganization; certain district court districts; authorize consolidation under certain circumstances and modify the number of judges. Amends secs. 8130, 8134 & 8135 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8130 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 11/5/13

    HB 5127 Criminal procedure; sentencing; assessment fee for conviction of a misdemeanor or felony; create, and earmark into a safe and secure schools fund. Amends sec. 1j, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.1j).
    Date Posted: 11/18/13

    HB 5153 (Walsh) Courts; judges; salary formula for judges; modify.
    Date Posted: 11/15/13
    A special meeting of the Board of Commissioners may be held in person or by teleconference on December 2, 2013, at a time to be determined within 48 hours of the meeting. This notice will be updated to reflect the time of the special meeting, if scheduled. Members with comments may respond with an electronic response, or by contacting Peter Cunningham by telephone at (517) 346-6325 or in writing at 306 Townsend St., Lansing MI 48933-2012.

    HB 5154 (Leonard) Criminal procedure; preliminary examination; certain rules and procedures for conducting a preliminary examination; revise. Amends secs. 4, 7, 11a, 11b & 13, ch. VI of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 766.4 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 11/15/13
    A special meeting of the Board of Commissioners may be held in person or by teleconference on December 2, 2013, at a time to be determined within 48 hours of the meeting. This notice will be updated to reflect the time of the special meeting, if scheduled. Members with comments may respond with an electronic response, or by contacting Peter Cunningham by telephone at (517) 346-6325 or in writing at 306 Townsend St., Lansing MI 48933-2012.

    HB 5155 (Walsh) Courts; district court; probable cause conferences in felony and misdemeanor cases; clarify district court's jurisdiction. Amends secs. 8311 & 8511 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8311 & 600.8511) & repeals sec. 2167 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2167).
    Date Posted: 11/15/13
    A special meeting of the Board of Commissioners may be held in person or by teleconference on December 2, 2013, at a time to be determined within 48 hours of the meeting. This notice will be updated to reflect the time of the special meeting, if scheduled. Members with comments may respond with an electronic response, or by contacting Peter Cunningham by telephone at (517) 346-6325 or in writing at 306 Townsend St., Lansing MI 48933-2012.

    HB 5156 (Shirkey) Courts; judges; court of claims exceptions to trial by court without jury; provide for under certain circumstances.
    Date Posted: 11/14/13
    A special meeting of the Board of Commissioners may be held in person or by teleconference on December 2, 2013, at a time to be determined within 48 hours of the meeting. This notice will be updated to reflect the time of the special meeting, if scheduled. Members with comments may respond with an electronic response, or by contacting Peter Cunningham by telephone at (517) 346-6325 or in writing at 306 Townsend St., Lansing MI 48933-2012.

    HB 5158 Law enforcement; other; human trafficking commission; create. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 11/18/13

    HB 5164 Campaign finance; advertising; issue advertisements; require disclosure. Amends 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.201169.282) by adding sec. 48.
    Date Posted: 12/10/13

    HB 5190 Criminal procedure; habitual offenders; use of certain prior juvenile offenses for purposes of determining status as habitual offender; allow. Amends secs. 10, 11, 12 & 13, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.10 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 12/17/13

    HB 5193 Civil rights; open meetings; closed-door sessions for trial or settlement strategy; allow only if matter being discussed is currently being litigated. Amends sec. 8 of 1976 PA 267 (MCL 15.268).
    Date Posted: 12/17/13

    HB 5194 Civil rights; open meetings; accountability for penalties for violating open meetings act; limit defenses. Amends sec. 10 of 1976 PA 267 (MCL 15.270).
    Date Posted: 12/17/13

    HB 5208 Juveniles; truancy; family division of the circuit court to notify secretary of state of truancy disposition; require. Amends 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.21–712B.41) by adding sec. 2f to ch. XIIA.
    Date Posted: 1/13/14

    HB 5213 Law enforcement; investigations; minor confidential informant; require parental consent for children under the age of 18. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 1/13/14

    HB 5238 Criminal procedure; expunction; set-aside of certain criminal records for victims of human trafficking; provide for. Amends secs. 1, 2 & 4 of 1965 PA 213 (MCL 780.621 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 1/28/14

    HB 5270 Law enforcement; investigations; electronic video recording of child interrogations; require. Amends 1975 PA 238 (MCL 722.621722.638) by adding sec. 8f.
    Date Posted: 2/4/14

    HB 5271 Criminal procedure; evidence; consideration of videorecorded statements in certain proceedings; allow. Amends sec. 2163a of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2163a).
    Date Posted: 2/4/14

    HB 5272 Children; protection; videorecorded statements; allow to be used in child protective services hearings, increase fines for improper release of, and require to retain for certain period of time. Amends sec. 17b, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.17b).
    Date Posted: 2/4/14

    HB 5302 Appropriations; zero budget; judiciary; provide for fiscal year 2014-2015. Creates appropriation act.
    Date Posted: 2/19/14

    HB 5322 Property; condemnation; court costs and attorney fees; impose on agency that fails to review takings assessment guidelines prior to taking. Amends title of 1996 PA 101 (MCL 24.42124.425) & adds sec. 6.
    Date Posted: 2/19/14

    HB 5343 Children; parental rights; clarification of termination of parental rights and obligation to pay child support; provide for. Amends sec. 3 of 1968 PA 293 (MCL 722.3).
    Date Posted: 2/25/14

    HB 5383 Criminal procedure; evidence; expert witness testimony concerning chemical testing and custody of evidence by video communication; allow at preliminary examination and trial for certain prosecutions, and provide for release subject to conditions reasonably necessary for the protection of the public under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 1, ch. III, sec. 6b, ch. V & sec. 22, ch. VIII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 763.1 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 3/11/14

    HB 5388 Civil procedure; evictions; money judgment; allow service at same time as judgment for possession. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101600.9947) by adding sec. 5746.
    Date Posted: 3/11/14

    HB 5390 Civil procedure; garnishment; writ of garnishment regarding periodic payments; modify liability of garnishee. Amends sec. 4012 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.4012).
    Date Posted: 3/11/14

    HB 5391 Labor; fair employment practices; deductions from wages without written consent of employee; include certain reimbursements related to garnishment. Amends sec. 7 of 1978 PA 390 (MCL 408.477).
    Date Posted: 3/11/14

    HB 5411 Children; protection; authorization from parent or guardian or court order to interview a child without a parent or guardian present during a child protective services investigation; require. Amends sec. 8c of 1975 PA 238 (MCL 722.628c).
    Date Posted: 3/18/14

    HB 5415 Housing; landlord and tenants; notification of evictions; allow by electronic mail. Amends sec. 5718 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.5718).
    Date Posted: 3/25/14

    HB 5420 Civil rights; privacy; state assistance of federal government data collection; restrict. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 3/25/14

    HB 5425 Courts; jurisdiction; equitable jurisdiction of district court; extend to action by landlord against tenant concerning bedbug infestation. Amends sec. 8302 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8302).
    Date Posted: 4/1/14

    HB 5246 (Rogers) Criminal procedure; warrants; use of electronic video equipment for issuance of warrants; allow for law enforcement officials. Amends sec. 1, ch. IV of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 764.1).
    Date Posted: 4/8/14

    HB 5442 Crime victims; notices; notification to victims of violent crimes if offender is considered for placement to a special alternative incarceration unit; expand. Amends sec. 34a of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.234a).
    Date Posted: 5/6/14

    HB 5464 Family law; paternity; genetic parentage act; create. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 5/6/14

    HB 5465 Family law; paternity; summary support and paternity act; establish. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 5/6/14

    HB 5472 Family law; child support; alternative contempt track docket for certain individuals behind in child support; create. Amends secs. 2 & 35 of 1982 PA 295 (MCL 552.602 & 552.635) & adds sec. 36.
    Date Posted: 5/6/14

    HB 5473 Family law; paternity; court refusal to enter an order setting aside a paternity determination revoking an acknowledgment of parentage; allow under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 13 of 2012 PA 159 (MCL 722.1443).
    Date Posted: 5/6/14

    HB 5511 Civil procedure; other; collection of court-ordered financial obligations from judgments against the state; allow. Amends sec. 6458 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.6458).
    Date Posted: 9/2/14

    HB 5522 Insurance; insurers; remedies for failure to timely pay benefits; expand to include attorney fee under certain circumstances. Amends 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.100500.8302) by adding sec. 2027a.
    Date Posted: 5/13/14

    HB 5529 Courts; drug court; providing information to veteran regarding veteran benefits; require. Amends sec. 1074 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.1074).
    Date Posted: 5/13/14

    HB 5530 Criminal procedure; probation; presentence report to disclose status of individual as veteran; require and provide for forwarding of information to department of military and veterans affairs. Amends sec. 14, ch. XI of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 771.14).
    Date Posted: 5/13/14

    HB 5531 Courts; other; veteran completing sobriety court program to meet with veteran service organization or county veteran counselor as part of program; require. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101600.9947) by adding sec. 1085.
    Date Posted: 5/13/14

    HB 5533 Criminal procedure; probation; veteran to meet with veteran service organization or county veteran counselor as condition of probation; require. Amends sec. 3, ch. XI of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 771.3).
    Date Posted: 5/13/14

    HB 5537 Crimes; penalties; penalty for falsely signing a community service form for certain individuals; provide for. Amends 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.1750.568) by adding sec. 411x.
    Date Posted: 5/13/14

    HB 5545 Criminal procedure; expunction; criminal record expunction for certain offenses; allow under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 1, 3 & 4 of 1965 PA 213 (MCL 780.621 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 5/13/14

    HB 5560 Local government; other; publication of legal notices; revise, and create the local government public notice act. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 5/13/14

    HB 5561 Criminal procedure; evidence; certain requirements for retention of evidence; establish. Amends 1927 PA 175 (MCL 760.1777.69) by adding sec. 23 to ch. XVI.
    Date Posted: 5/13/14

    HB 5582 Criminal procedure; sentencing; option of placing individual in prison under the Holmes youthful trainee act; eliminate. Amends sec. 13, ch. II of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 762.13).
    Date Posted: 5/20/14

    HB 5583 Family law; paternity; paternity revocation process for genetic father; include in revocation of paternity act. Amends secs. 3, 5 & 13 of 2012 PA 159 (MCL 722.1433 et seq.) & adds sec. 8.
    Date Posted: 5/20/14

    HB 5585 Criminal procedure; youthful trainees; revocation of trainee status under Holmes youthful trainee act for committing certain subsequent crimes; provide for. Amends sec. 12, ch. II of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 762.12).
    Date Posted: 5/30/14

    HB 5652 Civil procedure; other; mediation; limit in certain domestic relations actions. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101600.9947) by adding sec. 1035.
    Date Posted: 7/22/14

    HB 5659 Criminal procedure; search and seizure; seizure of firearms and ammunition during a domestic violence incident; allow. Amends title of 1927 PA 372 (MCL 28.42128.435) & adds sec. 6b.
    Date Posted: 7/22/14

    HB 5692 Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines commission; restore. Amends 1927 PA 175 (MCL 760.1777.69) by adding secs. 32 & 33 to ch. IX.
    Date Posted: 7/22/14

    HB 5701 Civil procedure; other; claims of patent infringement made in bad faith; prohibit, and provide remedies for. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 7/22/14

    HB 5739 Family law; child custody; requirement to file motion for change of custody or parenting time order when parent is called to active military duty; modify. Amends secs. 7 & 7a of 1970 PA 91 (MCL 722.27 & 722.27a).
    Date Posted: 10/01/14

    HB 5743 Children; adoption; court in which adoption petition may be filed; modify. Amends sec. 24, ch. X of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 710.24).
    Date Posted: 10/01/14

    HB 5745 Children; foster care; continued court jurisdiction in certain foster care guardianship cases; allow. Amends secs. 1 & 2a, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.1 & 712A.2a).
    Date Posted: 10/01/14

    HB 5746 Children; foster care; continued court jurisdiction under the young adult voluntary foster care act; allow. Amends sec. 29 of 2011 PA 225 (MCL 400.669).
    Date Posted: 10/01/14

    HB 5775 Children; foster care; foster child identification theft protection act; create. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 10/01/14

    HB 5819 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: 10/01/14

    HB 5820 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: 10/01/14

    HB 5869 Property; leases; provision in lease to waive right to a jury trial; allow. Amends sec. 3 of 1978 PA 454 (MCL 554.633).
    Date Posted: 10/7/14

    HB 5870 Law enforcement; other; search warrant or consent to be obtained before using a handheld biometric device to identify any individual; require. Amends 1966 PA 189 (MCL 780.651 - 780.659) by adding sec. 2b.
    Date Posted: 10/7/14

    HB 5871 Criminal procedure; warrants; oral swab test; require search warrant in the absence of written consent. Amends sec. 25b, ch. IV of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 764.25b).
    Date Posted: 10/7/14

    HB 5875 Elections; judicial; withdrawal date for judicial candidates; modify. Amends secs. 409c, 414, 434 & 467d of 1954 PA 116 (MCL 168.409c et seq.).
    Date Posted: 10/7/14

    HB 5785 (Walsh) Criminal procedure; sentencing; permissible costs; revise. Amends sec. 1k, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.1k).
    Date Posted: 09/10/14

Senate Bills

    SB 38 Civil procedure; garnishment; garnishment for failure to pay fines or costs ordered under the home rule cities act; provide for. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101–600.9947) by adding sec. 4027.
    Date Posted: 2/12/13

    SB 43 Courts; judges; certain district court judgeships; increase, and reduce number of circuit court judgeships. Amends secs. 530 & 8132 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.530 & 600.8132).
    Date Posted: 2/12/13

    SB 44 Criminal procedure; sex offender registration; placement on the public registry; remove certain exceptions. Amends sec. 8 of 1994 PA 295 (MCL 28.728).
    Date Posted: 2/12/13

    SB 73 Human services; other; vulnerable adult abuse registry; create. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    SB 98 Civil procedure; remedies; wrongful imprisonment for crime; provide compensation for. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    SB 105 Criminal procedure; DNA; collection of DNA samples at time of arrest for committing or attempting to commit a felony offense; provide for in DNA identification profiling system. Amends title & sec. 2, 3, 3a & 6 of 1990 PA 250 (MCL 28.172 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    SB 106 Criminal procedure; DNA; collection of DNA samples at time of arrest for committing or attempting to commit a felony offense; provide for in probate code of 1939. Amends sec. 18k, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.18k).
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    SB 107 Criminal procedure; DNA; collection of DNA samples at time of arrest for committing a felony or attempting to commit a felony offense; provide for in Michigan penal code. Amends sec. 520m of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.520m).
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    SB 131 Family law; child custody; granting of custody or parenting time for parent convicted of certain sexual offenses; prohibit. Amends 1970 PA 91 (MCL 722.21–722.31) by adding sec. 5a.
    Date Posted: 2/5/13

    SB 144 Mental health; guardians; guardianship petitions for developmentally disabled minors; allow the court to schedule certain hearings before the minor turns 18 years of age. Amends secs. 609, 614 & 618 of 1974 PA 258 (MCL 330.1609 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 2/12/13

    SB 162 Courts; jurisdiction; jurisdiction for prosecution of felony offenses; expand to include county where consequence intended to have effect. Amends sec. 8, ch. II of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 762.8).
    Date Posted: 2/12/13

    SB 169 Traffic control; traffic regulation; autonomous driving; authorize under certain circumstances. Amends title, division heading & sec. 244 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.244) & adds secs. 2b, 663, 664, 665, 666 & 817.
    Date Posted: 2/12/13

    SB 170 Criminal procedure; youthful trainees; eligibility criteria for youthful trainee program; modify. Amends sec. 11, ch. II of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 762.11).
    Date Posted: 2/12/13

    SB 176 Mental health; guardians; guardianship petitions for developmentally disabled individual; allow the court to schedule a hearing before the individual turns 18 years of age. Amends secs. 609, 614 & 618 of 1974 PA 258 (MCL 330.1609 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 2/27/13

    SB 177 Probate; guardians and conservators; guardianship petitions; allow probate judges to schedule certain hearings prior to minor turning 18 years of age. Amends secs. 5303 & 5306 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.5303 & 700.5306).
    Date Posted: 2/27/13

    SB 191 Appropriations; zero budget; judicary; provide for fiscal year 2013-2014. Creates appropriation act.
    Date Posted: 2/27/13

    SB 197 Appropriations; zero budget; department of corrections; provide for fiscal year 2013-2014. Creates appropriation act.
    Date Posted: 2/27/13

    SB 236 Civil procedure; costs and fees; fee for publication of legal notice; eliminate sunset for annual increases for inflation. Amends sec. 2534 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2534).
    Date Posted: 3/6/13

    SB 254 Children; 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: 3/26/13

    SB 300 (Caswell) Criminal procedure; defenses; statewide standards and accountability measures of trial-level indigent criminal defense services; implement, and create the Michigan indigent defense commission act. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 4/11/13

    SB 301 (Caswell) Criminal procedure; other; appointment of counsel to indigent person charged with felony; modify. Amends sec. 16, ch. XV of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 775.16).
    Date Posted: 4/11/13

    SB 293 (Bieda) Probate; wills and estates; power of personal representative of a decedent's estate; provide access to certain online accounts. Amends sec. 3715 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.3715).
    Date Posted: 4/24/13

    SB 305 (Schuitmaker) Juveniles; truancy; family division of the circuit court to notify secretary of state of truancy disposition; provide for. Amends 1939 PA 388 (MCL 710.21–712A.32) by adding sec. 2f to ch. XIIA.
    Date Posted: 4/24/13

    SB 318 Corrections; parole; parole of certain juvenile offenders; allow under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 34 of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.234).
    Date Posted: 6/21/13

    SB 319 Criminal procedure; sentencing; procedures for determining whether juvenile convicted of murder should be sentenced to imprisonment without parole eligibility; provide for. Amends 1927 PA 175 (MCL 760.1777.69) by adding secs. 32 & 33 to ch. IX.
    Date Posted: 6/21/13

    SB 325 Children; abduction; uniform child abduction prevention act; create. Creates new act.
    Date posted: 5/1/13

    SB 447 Courts; judges; state reimbursement to court funding units for judgeship vacancies; provide for. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101–600.9947) by adding sec. 151f.
    Date Posted: 7/1/13

    SB 465 Probate; guardians and conservators; jurisdictional provisions in the estates and protected individuals code; revise to reflect adoption of the uniform adult guardianship and protective proceedings jurisdiction act. Amends secs. 1301, 5307 & 5402 of 1998 PA 386 (MCL 700.1301 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 9/17/2013

    SB 466 Probate; guardians and conservators; uniform adult guardianship and protective proceedings jurisdiction act; enact. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 9/17/2013

    SB 471 Criminal procedure; records; dissemination of juvenile criminal history record information; prohibit under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 2a of 1925 PA 289 (MCL 28.242a).
    Date Posted: 9/17/2013

    SB 499 (Anderson) Law enforcement; other; human trafficking reporting act; create. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 10/1/13

    SB 518 (Proos) Traffic control, traffic regulation; Courts, other. Traffic control; traffic regulation; use of vehicle boots for failure to satisfy certain court obligations; allow. Amends sec. 4803 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.4803).
    Date Posted: 10/1/13

    SB 519 (Proos) Civil procedure, other; Courts, other; Crime victims, compensation; Criminal procedure, other; Family law, child support. Civil procedure; other; fines, costs, and other indebtedness to courts; require SCAO to establish a database, and require civil litigants to check database before paying or collecting on a judgment. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101–600.9947) by adding sec. 1477.
    Date Posted: 10/1/13

    SB 520 (Emmons) Crime victims, restitution; Crime victims, notices; Family law, child support. Crime victims; restitution; restitution orders for crime of nonpayment of support; clarify. Amends sec. 165 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.165).
    Date Posted: 10/1/13

    SB 521 (Emmons) Family law, child support; Family law, parenting time; Courts, subpoenas; Courts, contempt. Family law; child support; authority of friend of the court to issue subpoenas for show cause and notice to appear; allow, and provide for other general amendments. Amends secs. 31, 32, 33, 37, 44 & 45 of 1982 PA 295 (MCL 552.631 et seq.) & adds sec. 36.
    Date Posted: 10/1/13

    SB 522 (Caswell) Family law, child support. Family law; child support; certain fees; repeal. Repeals secs. 14a & 23 of 1952 PA 8 (MCL 780.164a & 780.173).
    Date Posted: 10/1/13

    SB 523 (Nofs) Family law, child support; Financial institutions, other; Retirement, other. Family law; child support; qualified individual retirement accounts; include in financial institutions data match. Amends sec. 2 of 1982 PA 295 (MCL 552.602).
    Date Posted: 10/1/13

    SB 524 (Nofs) Civil procedure, garnishment; Family law, child support; Retirement, other. Civil procedure; garnishment; retirement accounts; subject accounts that are levied upon for child support to garnishment. Amends sec. 6023 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.6023).
    Date Posted: 10/1/13

    SB 525 (Nofs) Family law, child support; Family law, parenting time; Financial institutions, other; Retirement, other. Family law; child support; qualified individual retirement accounts; include in financial institutions data match. Amends sec. 1 of 1971 PA 174 (MCL 400.231).
    Date Posted: 10/1/13

    SB 526 (Caswell) Family law, child support; Family law, parenting time. Family law; child support; assignments of support process; modify. Amends sec. 5d of 1982 PA 295 (MCL 552.605d).
    Date Posted: 10/1/13

    SB 527 (Caswell) Civil procedure, costs and fees; Family law, child support; Family law, child custody; Family law, parenting time. Civil procedure; costs and fees; fees for actions involving child custody, support, or parenting time; require payment at time action is filed. Amends sec. 2529 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.2529).
    Date Posted: 10/1/13

    SB 528 (Nofs) Gaming, lottery; Family law, child support. Gaming; lottery; distribution of lottery winnings for child support arrearages; update to reflect payment to the state disbursement unit. Amends sec. 32 of 1972 PA 239 (MCL 432.32).
    Date Posted: 10/1/13

    SB 529 (Caswell) Family law, child support. Family law; child support; allocation and distribution determination authority; modify. Amends sec. 3 of 1971 PA 174 (MCL 400.233).
    Date Posted: 10/1/13

    SB 530 (Caswell) Family law, friend of the court; Family law, child support. Family law; friend of the court; powers and duties of office of child support; modify, and provide other general amendments. Amends secs. 9, 12, 13, 15, 22 & 26 of 1982 PA 294 (MCL 552.509 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 10/1/13

    SB 535 (Proos) Criminal procedure; other; methamphetamine offenders registry; create, and require offenders to obtain a prescription to purchase ephedrine or pseudoephedrine products for a period of 10 years. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 10/1/13

    SB 558 (Schuitmaker) Mental health, other; Corrections, alternatives; Criminal procedure, mental capacity. Mental health; other; program to divert persons with serious mental illness from justice system to treatment; establish. Amends 1974 PA 258 (MCL 330.1001–330.2106) by adding sec. 207a & repeals sec. 207 of 1974 PA 258 (MCL 330.1207).
    Date Posted: 10/1/13

    SB 586 Courts; probate court; jurisdiction of probate court over individuals less than 18 years of age who commit certain prostitution-related crimes; provide for. Amends sec. 2, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.2) & adds sec. 11a to ch. XIIA.
    Date Posted: 10/4/13

    SB 587 Children; services; counseling program for children found to be victims of human trafficking; provide for. Amends sec. 4c of 1994 PA 203 (MCL 722.954c).
    Date Posted: 10/4/13

    SB 588 Criminal procedure; defenses; affirmative defense for victims of human trafficking; provide for in certain criminal prosecution. Amends 1927 PA 175 (MCL 760.1777.69) by adding sec. 21d to ch. VIII.
    Date Posted: 10/4/13

    SB 589 Children; parental rights; grounds for termination of parental rights; expand to include certain victims of human trafficking. Amends sec. 19b, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.19b).
    Date Posted: 10/4/13

    SB 590 Civil procedure; civil actions; human trafficking; allow victims to sue violators for damages. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 10/4/13

    SB 591 Criminal procedure; expunction; setting aside criminal conviction on grounds of being a victim of human trafficking; allow under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 1, 2 & 4 of 1965 PA 213 (MCL 780.621 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 10/4/13

    SB 628 Crime victims; statements; delivery of victim statement by parents of a minor; allow under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 2 of 1985 PA 87 (MCL 780.752).
    Date Posted: 10/22/13

    SB 633 Traffic control; other; option of community service in lieu of payment of driver responsibility fees; allow in certain circumstances. Amends sec. 732a of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.732a) & adds sec. 732b.
    Date Posted: 10/28/13

    SB 652 Courts; judges; court of claims; provide for certain number of court of appeals judges to serve as court of claims judges, and expand jurisdiction. Amends secs. 308, 841, 6404, 6407, 6410, 6413, 6419, 6421 & 8304 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.308 et seq.) & repeals sec. 6419a of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.6419a).
    Date Posted: 10/28/13
    A special meeting of the Board of Commissioners may be held in person or by teleconference on November 18, 2013, at a time to be determined within 48 hours of the meeting. This notice will be updated to reflect the time of the special meeting, if scheduled. Members with comments may respond with an electronic response, or by contacting Peter Cunningham by at (517) 346-6325 or in writing to 306 Townsend St., Lansing MI 48933.

    SB 653 Courts; judges; revise number of judgeships in compliance with state court administrator's office judges' report; require, and provide for the consolidation of certain courts. Amends secs. 504, 507, 517, 518, 8121, 8130, 8134, 8135 & 8159 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.504 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 10/28/13

    SB 661 Campaign finance; contributions and expenditures; general amendments; provide for. Amends secs. 33, 46, 52, 52a & 69 of 1976 PA 388 (MCL 169.233 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 11/5/13

    SB 670 State financing and management; funds; redistribution of certain revenue in justice system fund from legislative retirement system to general fund; provide for. Amends sec. 181 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.181).
    Date Posted: 11/18/13

    SB 705 Courts; records; recording of hearing involving minor; require to be maintained pursuant to supreme court rules. Amends sec. 17a, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.17a).
    Date Posted: 12/10/13

    SB 714 Civil procedure; alternate dispute resolution; uniform collaborative law act; enact. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 12/10/13

    SB 736 Children; protection; in child protection cases with a parent or guardian who has certain prescribed medication; revise determination process of whether the parent or guardian is competent to continue custody of the child. Amends sec. 13a, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.13a).
    Date posted: 1/23/13

    SB 743 (Meekhof) Occupations; attorneys; voluntary membership in state bar; establish. Amends sec. 901 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.901).
    Date Posted: 1/23/14

    SB 771 Appropriations; zero budget; judiciary; provide for fiscal year 2014-2015. Creates appropriation act.
    Date Posted: 2/19/14

    SB 788 Torts; premises liability; liability of possessor of land for injuries to trespassers; codify. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 2/19/14

    SB 845 Criminal procedure; warrants; district court magistrate to issue an arrest warrant; allow. Amends sec. 1, ch. IV of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 764.1).
    Date Posted: 3/11/14

    SB 863 Criminal procedure; evidence; expert witness testimony concerning chemical testing and custody of evidence by video communication; allow at preliminary examination and trial for certain prosecutions, and provide for release subject to conditions reasonably necessary for the protection of the public under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 1, ch. III, sec. 6b, ch. V, & sec. 22, ch. VIII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 763.1 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 3/18/14

    SB 901 Law enforcement; other; sexual assault kit evidence submission act; create. Creates new act.
    Date Posted: 5/6/14

    SB 905 Public employees and officers; other; removal procedure from elective office; clarify, and limit grounds for. Amends 1968 PA 2 (MCL 141.421141.440a) by adding sec. 19a.
    Date Posted: 5/6/14

    SB 931 Criminal procedure; warrants; district court magistrate to issue arrest warrant or search warrant electronically; allow. Amends secs. 1, 3 & 5 of 1966 PA 189 (MCL 780.651 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 5/13/14

    SB 932 Courts; judges; district court magistrates to decide motions to set aside default and requests to withdraw admission in civil infraction cases; allow under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 8511, 8512, 8512a & 8513 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8511 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 5/13/14

    SB 946 Occupations; collection practices; regulation of certain debt collectors and debt buyers; revise. Amends secs. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 of 1981 PA 70 & (MCL 445.251 & et seq.) & adds secs. 3a & 7a.
    Date Posted: 9/2/14

    SB 0974 Juveniles; other; court authority over private agencies assigned child welfare cases; provide for. Amends sec. 2, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.2).
    Date Posted: 09/25/14

    SB 0975 Juveniles; other; implementation of the child welfare performance-based funding model and the case rate system; provide for. Amends sec. 117a of 1939 PA 280 (MCL 400.117a).
    Date Posted: 09/25/14

    SB 980 Civil procedure; appeals; service of papers; provide for alternate service if party is protected by a protective order. Amends secs. 227 & 316 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.227 & 600.316).
    Date Posted: 9/2/14

    SB 981 Family law; marriage and divorce; contacting a party to a divorce action; prohibit for a certain time period. Amends 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.101–600.9947) by adding sec. 914.
    Date Posted: 9/2/14

    SB 0987 Crime victims; restitution; requiring parent victims to pay restitution; prohibit. Amends secs. 44 & 45 of 1985 PA 87 (MCL 780.794 & 780.795).
    Date Posted: 09/25/14

    SB 0988 Juveniles; other; reimbursement for juvenile offender's incarceration and legal costs; provide for exemption. Amends secs. 18, 30 & 31, ch. XIIA of 1939 PA 288 (MCL 712A.18 et seq.).
    Date Posted: 09/25/14

    SB 0989 Juveniles; criminal procedure; requiring parent victim to reimburse for juvenile's care; prohibit. Amends sec. 1, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.1).
    Date Posted: 09/25/14

    SB 1009 Cemeteries and funerals; other; irrevocable endowment and perpetual care trust fund; allow individuals to serve as trustees. Amends sec. 16 of 1968 PA 251 (MCL 456.536).
    Date Posted: 7/22/14

    SB 1015 Family law; child custody; requirement to file motion for change of custody or parenting time order when parent is called to active military duty; modify. Amends secs. 7 & 7a of 1970 PA 91 (MCL 722.27 & 722.27a).
    Date Posted: 7/22/14

    SB 1036 Health; testing; administration of HIV testing of certain defendants; require expedited testing upon request of victim under certain circumstances. Amends sec. 5129 of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.5129).
    Date Posted: 10/01/14

    SB 1040 Taxation; administration; prepayment of tax, penalty, and interest requirement as a prerequisite to filing a case regarding the assessment of tax in the Michigan court of claims; eliminate. Amends sec. 22 of 1941 PA 122 (MCL 205.22).
    Date Posted: 10/01/14

    SB 1046 Traffic control; violations; allocation of civil fines collected under Michigan vehicle code; modify for certain violations detected by automated traffic enforcement safety devices on school buses. Amends sec. 8379 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8379).
    Date Posted: 10/01/14

    SB 1050 Criminal procedure; DNA; filing deadline for petition seeking review of DNA evidence; extend sunset. Amends sec. 16, ch. X of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 770.16).
    Date Posted: 10/01/14

    SB 1054 Criminal procedure; sentencing; permissible costs; revise. Amends sec. 1k, ch. IX of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 769.1k).
    Date Posted: 10/01/14

    SB 1063 Traffic control; speed restrictions; enforcement of speed limit laws through the use of automated traffic enforcement devices; allow under certain circumstances. Amends secs. 320a, 727c, 741, 907 & 909 of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.320a et seq.); adds secs. 630, 630a, 630b, 630c, 630d, 630e, 630f, 630g & 630h & repeals secs. 630 - 630h of 1949 PA 300 (MCL 257.630 - 257.630h).
    Date Posted: 10/01/14

    SB 1064 Traffic control; speed restrictions; allocation of certain civil fines collected under Michigan vehicle code; modify for certain speeding violations detected by automated traffic enforcement safety devices near schools. Amends sec. 8379 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8379).
    Date Posted: 10/01/14

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