March 1, 2021
Volume 19, Issue 9
At the Capitol
3/2 House Judiciary, 9:00 a.m. MORE
HB 4308 (Rep. Abdullah Hammoud) Crimes: intoxication or impairment; blood alcohol level requirement for certain alcohol-related driving violations; eliminate sunset for .08 limit.
HB 4309 (Rep. Graham Filler) Criminal procedure: sentencing guidelines; blood alcohol level requirement for certain alcohol-related driving violations; eliminate sunset for .08 limit.
Presentation on Human Trafficking.
3/3 House Appropriations Subcommittee on Corrections, 10:30 a.m. MORE
Presentation by the Department of Corrections on Prison Population Projections and Facility Bed Space Needs.
3/3 Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Corrections & Judiciary, 11:30 a.m. MORE
FY 2021-22 Budget Recommendation testimony from the State Appellate Defenders Office and the Judicial Tenure Commission.
3/4 House Appropriations Subcommittee on Judiciary, 10:30 a.m. MORE
FY 2021-22 Budget Request for the Judicial Tenure Commission – Lynn Helland, Director, Judicial Tenure Commission;
Presentation on Problem Solving Courts and the Swift and Sure Sanctions Probation Program – Andrew Smith, Problem Solving Courts Manager.
Recently, bills were introduced in the following areas of law:
At the Court
ADM File No. 2020-08: Amendment of Administrative Order No. 2020-21 (Order Allowing Notice of Filing to Extend Filing Period in Michigan Supreme Court and Michigan Court of Appeals) Extending Effective Date to April 1, 2021
At the Bar
Register Now for the Next Lawyer Trust Account Webinar
This half-day webinar features presentations on the ethical management of lawyer trust accounts and the effective use of forms, checklists, and other recordkeeping resources.
Representative Assembly Accepting Award Nominations
Nominations are being accepted for the Michael Franck Award and the Unsung Hero Award.
Links of Interest
SBM Public Policy Resource Center
Michigan Supreme Court
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