Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan

September 7, 2021
Volume 19, Issue 36

At the Capitol

House Session Schedule
Senate Session Schedule

9/9 Senate Committee on Judiciary & Public Safety, 9:00 a.m. MORE
SB 244 (Sen. Jim Runestad) Civil procedure: service of process; proof of service; provide for verification of service.
SBM Position on SB 244: Support.

Complete Committee Meeting List

At the Court

Public Administrative Hearing Scheduled
The Michigan Supreme Court has scheduled a public administrative hearing for Wednesday, September 22, 2021. The agenda is available here. The hearing will be held in-person at the Michigan Hall of Justice in Lansing. The hearing is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. and will end no later than 11:30 a.m.

To reserve a spot on the agenda, please contact the Office of Administrative Counsel via email at by Friday, September 17, 2021.

At the Bar

September 17 Board of Commissioners Public Policy Agenda
The SBM Board of Commissioners will be considering several public policy items at its September 17 meeting. The public policy agenda can be reviewed online. Members of the State Bar are invited to submit comments to the Board of Commissioners on any of the items on the agenda. All comments received before the meeting will be shared with the Board.

September 18 Representative Assembly Agenda
The Representative Assembly will be meeting on Saturday, September 18, 2021. The agenda is posted online. Members of the State Bar are invited to submit comments to Representative Assembly on the public policy items on the agenda, which are listed below:

Links of Interest

SBM Public Policy Resource Center
Public Acts
Michigan Supreme Court
Michigan Legislature
MCL Search Engines