Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan
June 30–July 6, 2008
Volume 6 Issue 27

In the Capitol
The House of Representatives is adjourned until July 16 and the Senate is adjourned until July 17.

Complete Committee Meeting List

New Public Acts

At the Bar
New Pro Hac Vice Rule for Out-of-State Lawyers Effective Sept. 1, 2008

State News
Schauer is Removed From Two Committees
(Jackson Citizen Patriot, 7/2/08)

Lawmakers to Finish Up State Budget After Break
(Detroit News, 7/1/08)

In the Hall of Justice
Attorney Discipline Board Appointments Announced by Michigan Supreme Court

Attorney Grievance Commission Appointments Announced by Michigan Supreme Court

Rule Amendments
2008-26—Amendment of Rule 4 of the Rules Concerning the State Bar of Michigan
This proposal, submitted by the State Bar of Michigan, would allow for a waiver of bar dues for up to four years for members who are in full-time active-duty status in the United States Armed Forces.
Issued: July 3, 2008
Effective: October 1, 2008
Comments: November 1, 2008
Public Hearing: To be scheduled

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