Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan
August 18-24, 2008
Volume 6 Issue 34

Please note: Due to the Labor Day holiday, next week's Public Policy Update will be published on Tuesday, September 2, 2008.

In the Capitol
The Michigan House of Representatives and Senate are scheduled to return to their regular session schedule on Tuesday, September 9.
View House Session Schedule
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Complete Committee Meeting List

New Public Acts

Legislation Introduced 8/20
Of Interest to the Legal Community
HB 6387 Employment security; administration; persons to whom agency information may be disclosed; revise. Amends sec. 11 of 1936 (Ex Sess) PA 1 (MCL 421.11).

HB 6391 Property; land sales; land sales act; repeal. Repeals 1972 PA 286 (MCL 565.801565.835).

State News
Ever-More-Expensive Court Races Heading Higher
(, 8/25/08)

Michigan GOP Picks Candidates for Supreme Court, Education Boards
(Detroit News, 8/23/08)

Elections Panel OKs Ballot Proposals
(Lansing State Journal, 8/22/08)

Mich. Appeals Court Says Measure Can't Go On Ballot
(, 8/20/08)

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