Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan
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June 29, 2020
Volume 18, Issue 26

At the Capitol

The Legislature is on break until the week of July 20th.
House Schedule
Senate Schedule

Legislative Action Last Week:

Summary of legislative action on all bills that the State Bar or sections of the State Bar have taken positions.

HB 5795 (Estate & Protected Individuals Code, Electronic Signature of Wills) passed the House 57 to 51 on June 24. It now goes to the Senate Committee on Judiciary & Public Safety.
Elder Law & Disability Rights Section on HB 5795: Oppose.
Probate & Estate Planning Section on HB 5795: Oppose.

Legislation Introduced 6/23–6/25
This week bills were introduced in the following areas of law:

At the Court

ADM File No. 2020-08: Administrative Order No. 2020-19 (Continuing Order Regarding Court Operations)
Issued: 6/26/20
Effective: Immediately

ADM File No. 2020-08: Amendment of Administrative Order No. 2020-17 (Priority Treatment and New Procedure for Landlord/Tenant Cases)
Issued: 6/24/20
Effective: Immediately

At the Bar

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