February 12, 2021
Volume 19, Issue 7
The State Bar of Michigan will be closed on Monday, February 15, in observance of Presidents' Day.
At the Capitol
2/16 House Judiciary, 9:00 a.m. MORE
HB 4143 (Rep. TC Clements) Vehicles: registration; failure to properly register, transfer title, or obtain plates on vehicles; modify penalties.
HB 4145 (Rep. Graham Filler) Vehicles: registration plates; penalties for unauthorized use of dealer plates; modify.
HB 4146 (Rep. David LaGrand) Vehicles: registration plates; penalties for invalid or improper registration plates; modify.
HB 4147 (Rep. Mari Manoogian) Traffic control: driver license; penalties for violations of temporary instruction permit; modify.
HB 4219 (Rep. Tenisha Yancey) Criminal procedure: expunction; eligibility for record expungement of operating while intoxicated convictions; allow.
HB 4220 (Rep. Joe Bellino) Criminal procedure: expunction; eligibility for record expungement of operating while intoxicated convictions; allow.
2/17 House Appropriations Subcommittee on Corrections, 10:30 a.m. MORE
Department of Corrections Presentation on Staffing Issues and Employee Wellness.
2/18 House Appropriations Subcommittee on Judiciary, 10:30 a.m. MORE
Overview of the FY 2021-22 Budget Request for the Michigan State Appellate Defender Office and Michigan Appellate Assigned Counsel System;
Discussion on Juvenile Lifer Unit and Case Representation.
Recently, bills were introduced in the following areas of law:
At the Bar
SBM Introduces Critical Conversation Series
A new seminar series by SBM’s Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Cmte. aims to raise awareness about aspects of the justice system that disproportionately affect certain groups.
More Sessions Added for Neuroscience of Decision-Making Training
The State Bar of Michigan is pleased to offer another three-part webinar, the Neuroscience of Decision-Making, with Kimberly Papillon.
Links of Interest
SBM Public Policy Resource Center
Michigan Supreme Court
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