June 29, 2020
Volume 18, Issue 26
At the Capitol
The Legislature is on break until the week of July 20th.
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)
ADM File No. 2020-08: Amendment of Administrative Order No. 2020-17 (Priority Treatment and New Procedure for Landlord/Tenant Cases)
At the Bar
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State Bar of Michigan Announces 2020 Award Winners
State Bar of Michigan Announces 2020 Election Results
Links of Interest
SBM Public Policy Resource Center
Michigan Supreme Court
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