March 7, 2022
Volume 20, Issue 10
In the Capitol
3/8 House Judiciary, 9:00 a.m. MORE
HB 5501 (Rep. TC Clements) Transportation: school vehicles; school bus stop-arm cameras; allow.
HB 5508 (Rep. Tyrone Carter) Traffic control: civil infraction procedures; revised judicature act; revise to reflect distribution of certain fines to school districts.
HB 5509 (Rep. Ranjeev Puri) Transportation: school vehicles; school bus stop-arm cameras; allow, and provide civil sanctions for violations.
HB 5694 (Rep. Pauline Wendzel) Weapons: other; definition of self-defense spray; expand to allow to be dispensed through a cartridge or projectile.
HB 5862 (Rep. Ken Borton) Torts: liability; campgrounds; provide for limited liability.
Presentation: Update on Michigan Judiciary’s Electronic Filing System-Implementation and Funding.
3/8 House Appropriations Subcommittee on Judiciary, 12:00 p.m. MORE
Presentation by Kristen Staley, Executive Director, Michigan Indigent Defense Commission.
3/9 Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Corrections and Judiciary, 12:00 p.m. MORE
Testimony from the Department of Corrections Director Heidi Washington on the Corrections FY 2022-23 Budget Recommendation;
Testimony from Lynn Helland and Judge Hulsing of the Judicial Tenure Commission on the Judiciary FY 2022-23 Budget Recommendation.
3/10 Senate Judiciary & Public Safety, 8:30 a.m. MORE
HB 5274 (Rep. Luke Meerman) Children: child abuse or child neglect; procedure to amend or expunge inaccurate report of child abuse or child neglect; modify.
HB 5275 (Rep. David LaGrand) Children: child abuse or child neglect; statewide electronic case management system for child abuse and child neglect cases; create and maintain.
HB 5276 (Rep. Kevin Hertel) Children: child abuse or child neglect; identification of certain child abuse and neglect claims that require listing in the central registry; provide for.
HB 5277 (Rep. Michele Hoitenga) Children: child abuse or child neglect; definitions for certain child abuse or child neglect claims that require listing in the central registry; modify.
HB 5278 (Rep. Brenda Carter) Children: child abuse or child neglect; release of certain information regarding child abuse or child neglect claims that require listing in the central registry; modify.
HB 5279 (Rep. Darrin Camilleri) Children: child care; citation to the child protection law; update.
HB 5280 (Rep. Andrew Fink) Children: child care; definition of “severe physical injury”; spell out.
HB 5534 (Rep. Steven Johnson) Children: child care; administrative review for licensure of certain persons after creation of new electronic case management system; provide for.
HB 5594 (Rep. Pamela Hornberger) Children: child abuse or child neglect; administrative review request for certain central registry cases; provide for.
HB 5541 (Rep. Andrew Fink) Occupations: attorneys; requirements for admission to state bar; modify.
SBM Position on HB 5541: Support.
Complete Committee Meeting List
Legislative Action Last Week:
Summary of legislative action on all bills that the State Bar or sections of the State Bar have taken positions.
SB 672 (Identity Theft Protection Act) was reported out of the Senate Committee on Energy & Technology as Substitute S-1 on March 2nd. It now moves onto the full Senate for consideration.
Negligence Law Section Public Policy Position on SB 672: Oppose.
Recently bills were introduced in the following areas of law:
At the Court
The Court will hold a public administrative hearing next Wednesday, March 16, 2022 via Zoom video conferencing. The hearing is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. An agenda is available online.
Court Leaders Want the Public to Weigh in on Strategic Agenda
Links of Interest
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