Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan
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August 29, 2016
Volume 14, Issue 35

In the Capitol

The House of Representatives and Senate have adjourned for summer break. Both chambers will return the week of September 5th.
House Schedule
Senate Schedule

Committee Meetings of Interest This Week—Complete List

9/6 Senate Judiciary, 3:00 p.m. More
Agenda:
SB 982 Update uniform fraudulent transfer act;
SB 983 Revise business corporation act reference to uniform fraudulent transfer act to reflect renaming of act.
SB 984 Revise nonprofit corporation act reference to uniform fraudulent transfer act to reflect renaming of act;
SB 985 Revise support and parenting time enforcement act reference to uniform fraudulent transfer act to reflect renaming of act;
SB 1028 Provide for reentry services and housing for individuals released from prison without parole due to the prisoner's conviction or sentence being overturned;
SB 1029 Enhance penalties for moving violation causing physical injury or death to a vulnerable roadway user;
SB 1030 Provide for sentencing guidelines for crime of committing a moving violation causing death of vulnerable roadway user;
HB 5230 Prohibit indemnity agreement in snowplow and deicing services contracts;
HB 5273 Eliminate veto power for successor judges related to certain parole decisions;
Criminal Law Section Position on HB 5273: Support.
Prisons & Corrections Section Position on HB 5273: Support.
HB 5542 Provide for setting aside certain convictions for victims of human trafficking violations;
HB 5543 Provide for set-aside juvenile adjudication for certain prostitution-related offenses;
HB 5544 Provide for penalties for bodily injury to or commercial sexual activity involving a minor.

In the Hall of Justice

Supreme Court Moves a Step Forward to Launch Statewide E-filing Goal is to Improve Service to Public, Increase Court Efficiency

At the Bar

Solo & Small Firm Section to Host Educational Program

Speaking Engagements: Great for Client Development

Labor & Employment Law Section to Explore Labor 2.0

Ag Law Section to Host Educational Program & Annual Meeting

ACES Section to Host Annual Meeting & Educational Program


Links of Interest

SBM Public Policy Resource Center
Michigan Supreme Court
Michigan Legislature
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