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Public Policy Bill Position Detail
Session: 2005-2006
Bill: HB4800
Sponsor: Van Regenmorter, William
Title: Eliminates Right to Preliminary Exam for Certain Crimes

Criminal procedure; preliminary examination; right to preliminary examination for certain crimes; eliminate. Amends sec. 8311 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8311). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4796, HB 4797, HB 4799

Positions:

    Criminal Jurisprudence & Practice Committee
    Oppose : View Position PDF

    Judicial Section
    Oppose : View Position PDF

    State Bar of Michigan
    Given the diversity of views from the legal community on the issue, the State Bar of Michigan takes no position but supports the involvement of State Bar sections and committees to weigh in on the legislation. : View Position PDF

    Criminal Law Section
    Adopted Resolutions : View Position PDF

    Justice Initiatives Committee
    Oppose the proposed legislations and work with others to find a more appropriate solution to the difficulties presented by the current preliminary exam laws. : View Position PDF

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