|July 21–27, 2008||
Volume 6 Issue 30
Legislation Introduced 7/23–7/24
HB 6351 Torts; liability; openness and obviousness of conditions on property; make an issue of comparative negligence.
SB 1445 Businesses; limited liability companies; formation of low-profit limited liability company; authorize.
SB 1446 Businesses; limited liability companies; naming requirements for limited liability companies; revise for low-profit limited liability company.
SB 1452 Criminal procedure; warrants; issuance of certain search warrants; revise.
At the Bar
FOCUS: The Board of Commissioners met on Friday, July 25, 2008 at which time the State Bar of Michigan adopted the following Public Policy positions. All positions were adopted by a unanimous vote.
The proposal would allow the court to return or destroy exhibits within 56 days of the completion of the trial or hearing. In addition, the admission of an exhibit into evidence would not change the confidential nature of that exhibit, and the court would be required to maintain confidential exhibits in accordance with MCR 3.903(A)(3).
HB 6157 (Sak) Civil procedure; civil actions; limitation on recovery amount allowed in small claims suits; revise. Amends sec. 8401 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8401).
Complaint: Reform Michigan Group Failed to Report Money Spent on Plan