December 7, 2020
Volume 18, Issue 49
At the Capitol
12/8 House Local Government & Municipal Finance, 3:00 p.m. MORE
Agenda Item of Interest:
HB 4676 (Rep. Sarah Anthony) Property: other; certain restrictive covenants in deeds and other instruments; prohibit.
Real Property Law Section Position on HB 4676: Oppose.
SB 1137 Sen. Runestad - procedure for claiming an interest in remaining proceeds of a foreclosed property; provide for.
Real Property Law Section Position on SB 1137: Oppose with Recommended Amendments.
12/8 Senate Judiciary and Public Safety, 8:30 a.m. MORE
SB 216 (Sen. Stephanie Chang) Education: students; information regarding sexual assault and harassment; require schools to provide to students and encourage related professional development.
SB 217 (Sen. Lana Theis) Health occupations: health professionals; additional individual present during certain examinations of minors; require, and require consent for treatment.
SB 218 (Sen. Ruth A. Johnson) Criminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for the crime of intentionally failing to document certain services in a medical record and performing certain medical treatments on a minor without consent and another individual present; enact.
SB 219 (Sen. Peter J. Lucido) Crimes: criminal sexual conduct; sexual contact and sexual penetration under pretext of medical treatment; prohibit, and provide penalties.
SB 220 (Sen. Erika Geiss) Criminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for sexual contact or sexual penetration under pretext of medical treatment; modify.
HB 4370 (Rep. Mary Whiteford) Health: medical records; provision for the protection, retention, and maintenance of medical records referencing a vaginal or anal penetration treatment for 15 years by a health professional and health facility or agency; implement, and require certain boards to provide guidance to licensees on medical services involving vaginal or anal penetration.
HB 4371 (Rep. Roger Hauck) Criminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for the crime of intentionally failing to document certain services in a medical record and performing certain medical treatments on a minor without consent and another individual present; enact.
HB 4372 (Rep. Annette Glenn) Health occupations: health professionals; permanent revocation of license or registration if convicted of sexual conduct under pretext of medical treatment; provide for.
HB 4373 (Rep. Daire Rendon) Health occupations: health professionals; permanent revocation of license or registration if convicted of sexual conduct under pretext of medical treatment; provide for.
HB 4374 (Rep. Julie Alexander) Crimes: other; preventing reporting of crime; prohibit by use of position of authority.
HB 4376 (Rep. Beth Griffin) Children: protection; mandatory reporting requirements for child abuse or child neglect; expand to include physical therapist, physical therapist assistants, and athletic trainers.
HB 4377 (Rep. Kristy Pagan) Children: protection; distribution of training package to individuals designated as mandatory reporters for child abuse or child neglect; require.
HB 4378 (Rep. Kristy Pagan) Civil rights: public records; identity of parties proceeding anonymously in civil actions alleging sexual misconduct; exempt from disclosure under freedom of information act.
SBM Position on HB 4378: Support with an amendment that the exemptions set forth in the bill also apply to survivors of human trafficking.
HB 4383 (Rep. Sara Cambensy) Crimes: other; preventing reporting of certain alleged crimes to title IX coordinator by use of position of authority; prohibit.
HB 5368 (Rep. Tyrone Carter) Law enforcement: other; transit police officers as law enforcement officers; establish.
HB 5369 (Rep. Graham Filler) Vehicles: other; street cars; modify motor vehicle code to provide for.
SB 971 (Sen. Michael D. MacDonald) Animals: care and treatment; conducting of research or training activities on dogs in a manner that causes pain or distress, and certain related activities, by an affiliate of a public body; prohibit.
SB 1254 (Sen. Ed McBroom) Criminal procedure: expunction; eligibility for record expungement of operating while intoxicated convictions; allow.
HB 5795 (Rep. Graham Filler) Probate: wills and estates; electronic signature of wills; allow.
SBM Position on HB 5795: Oppose as Drafted.
Elder Law & Disability Rights Section Position on HB 5795: Oppose.
Probate & Estate Planning Section Position on HB 5795: Oppose.
12/9 House Judiciary, 8:15 a.m. MORE
HB 5973 (Rep. Jeff Yaroch) Criminal procedure: forfeiture; disposal of funds from seized vehicles; clarify.
HB 5974 (Rep. Jeff Yaroch) Criminal procedure: forfeiture; disposition of funds from civil asset forfeiture; clarify.
SB 195 (Sen. Stephanie Chang) Corrections: other; family advisory board; establish.
SB 681 (Sen. Jeff Irwin) Criminal procedure: expunction; eligibility for record expungement of crimes committed when individual was a minor; expand.
SB 682 (Sen. Peter J. Lucido) Juveniles: juvenile justice services; juvenile records; require to be confidential.
SB 761 (Sen. Curtis S. VanderWall) Criminal procedure: forfeiture; public and regional airport authorities; exempt from certain requirements in certain controlled substance related cases.
Legislation Introduced 12/01–12/03
Last week bills were introduced in the following areas of law:
At the Court
ADM File No. 2020-08: Administrative Order No. 2020-22 (Remote Online Format for February 2021 Michigan Bar Examination)
At the Bar
Judicial Vacancies—Clinton, Gratiot, & Emmet Counties
Virtual Swearing-In Ceremony Held for Bar Passers
Attorneys Invited to Learn About Working in the U.P.
Links of Interest
SBM Public Policy Resource Center
Michigan Supreme Court
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