Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan

February 6, 2023
Volume 21, Issue 6

In the Capitol

2/7 House Appropriations Subcommittee on Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Insurance and Financial Services, 10:30 a.m. MORE
House Fiscal Agency presentation and overview of the FY 2022-23 LARA and DIFS budgets. *The Michigan Indigent Defense Commission is housed within LARA and its budget.*

2/8 House Judiciary, 10:30 a.m. MORE
Presentation by the Michigan Association of Treatment Court Professionals.

2/8 House Appropriations joint meeting with Senate Appropriations, 11:00 a.m. MORE
Presentation of Governor Whitmer’s Fiscal Year 2024 and 2025 Budget Recommendations.

Complete Committee Meeting List

Legislation Introduced
Recently bills were introduced in the following areas of law:

At the Bar


New ‘Justice System and You’ webpage educates public about rule of law
The State Bar of Michigan has launched a new webpage to help raise awareness and understanding of the rule of law.

SBM Accepting Nominations for the 2023 Representative Assembly Awards
Nominations are now being accepted for two State Bar of Michigan Representative Assembly awards honoring attorneys for their outstanding achievements.

SBM launches survey to assess economic state of the legal profession
The State Bar of Michigan is asking all Michigan attorneys to participate in the 2023 Economics of Law Survey.

Links of Interest

SBM Public Policy Resource Center
Public Acts
Michigan Supreme Court
Michigan Legislature
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