Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan
July 14–20, 2008
Volume 6 Issue 29

In the Capitol
The Michigan House of Representatives released a revised session schedule through December 2008.
View House Session Schedule
View Senate Session Schedule

Committee Meetings of Interest for the Week of 7/21
7/23 House Judiciary
Agenda: HB 5953 Expand definition of racketeering to include identity theft and computer crimes; HB 5954 Provide for forfeiture of assets in crimes involving identity theft; HB 5567 Create right of publicity.

Complete Committee Meeting List

New Public Acts

Legislation Introduced 7/16–7/17
Of General Interest

HJR EEE Legislature; legislators; salary and health care for legislators; revise and repeal term limits for legislators.

State News
Suit Aims to Stop State Overhaul
(Detroit News, 7/19/08)

Court Battle Expected for Broad Ballot Proposal
(Mlive.com, 7/18/08)

School Aid Plan Gets Senate Approval
(Detroit Free Press, 7/18/08)

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