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Elder Law and Disability Rights

  • 2019-2020 Legislative Session

    HB4260 The Michigan Penal Code, Embezzlement from Elder Adults
    HB5795 Estate & Protected Individuals Code, Electronic Signature of Wills
    SB0077 Public Health Code, Electronic Monitoring Devices in Nursing Homes
    SB0647 The Michigan Penal Code, Telecommunications
    SB0648 The Code of Criminal Procedure, Sentencing Guidelines for Displaying Fictious Number on Caller ID
  • 2017-2018 Legislative Session

    HB4170 Public Health Code, Physician Order for Scope of Treatment Forms
    HB4171 Estates and Protected Individuals Code, Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment Form
    HB4173 Adult Foster Care Facility Licensing Act, Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment Form
    HB4174 Michigan Do-Not-Resuscitate Procedure Act, Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment Forms
    HB4410 Estates & Protected Individuals Code, Wills and Estates
    HB4674 A Bill to Require a Feasibility Study for Long-Term Care
    HB5032 The Michigan Penal Code, Definition of Consent in Crime of Embezzlement Against Vulnerable Adults
    HB5075 Estates & Protected Individuals Code, Patient Advocates
    HB5076 Public Health Code, Procedure to Withhold/Withdraw Life-Sustaining Treatment
    HB5362 Estates & Protected Individuals Code
    HB5398 The Use & Recording of Certain Documents Regarding Trusts
    HB6129 Estates & Protected Individuals Code, Powers & Duties of a Directed Trustee
    HB6130 Estates & Protected Individuals Code, Powers & Duties of a Directed Trustee
    HB6131 Estates & Protected Individuals Code, Powers & Duties of a Directed Trustee
    SB0598 Estates & Protected Individuals Code, Patient Advocates
    SB0713 Estates & Protected Individuals Code, Visitation Procedures for Isolated Adults
    SB0897 The Social Welfare Act, Recipient Work Requirement Plan
    SB1182 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Attorney Fees
    SB1183 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Attorney Fee Awards
  • 2015-2016 Legislative Session

    HB4072 Estates & Protected Individuals Code
    HB4645 The General Property Tax Act, Definition of Transfer of Ownership
    HB4674 Mental Health Code
    HB4836 The Insurance Code of 1956, Long-Term Care Insurance
    HB4930 The General Property Tax Act
    HB5034 Fiduciary Access of Digital Assets
    HB5139 Of Alienation by Deed, and the Proof and Recording of Conveyances
    HB5140 The General Property Tax Act, Transfer of Ownership of Property
    HB5141 The General Property Tax Act, Definition of Transfer of Ownership
    HB5409 The Revised School Code, State Policy on Schoolwide Positive Intervention
    HB5410 The Revised School Code, State Policy Establishing a Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Intervention
    HB5411 The Revised School Code, State Policy on Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Intervention
    HB5412 The Revised School Code, State Policy on Schoolwide Positive Intervention
    HB5413 The Revised School Code, State Policy on Schoolwide Positive Intervention
    HB5414 The Revised School Code, State Policy on Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Intervention
    HB5415 The Revised School Code, State Policy on Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Intervention
    HB5416 The Revised School Code, State Policy on Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Intervention
    HB5417 The Revised School Code, State Policy on Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Intervention
    HB5418 The Revised School Code, State Policy on Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Intervention
    SB0064 Public Health Code, Patient Care Policies and Compliance Procedures
    SB0270 Estates & Protected Individuals Code
    SB0384 The Social Welfare Act
    SB0385 The Michigan Penal Code
    SB0551 Estates & Protected Individuals Code
    SB0648 The General Property Tax Act, Definition of Transfer of Ownership
    SB0649 Of Alienation by Deed, and the Proof and Recording of Conveyances
    SB0650 The General Property Tax Act, Transfer of Ownership of Property
    SB0835 The Revised School Code, State Policy on Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Intervention
    SB0836 The Revised School Code, State Policy on Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Intervention
    SB0837 The Revised School Code, State Policy on Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Intervention
    SB0838 The Revised School Code, State Policy on Schoolwide Positive Behavioral Intervention
  • 2013-2014 Legislative Session

    HB5552 The General Property Tax Act, Transfer of Ownership
    SB0843 The Social Welfare Act, Department of Human Services Agents with Limited Arrest Powers
    HB4013 The Social Welfare Act
    HB4382 Michigan Do-Not-Resuscitate Procedure Act
    HB4383 Adult Foster Care Facility Licensing Act
    HB4384 Estates and Protected Individuals Code
    HB4612 Insurance Code of 1956, No-Fault Coverage and Benefits
    SB0636 Michigan Telecommunications Act
    SB0652 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Court of Claims
    SB0743 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Voluntary Membership in State Bar
  • 2011-2012 Legislative Session

    SB0901 Alternate Dispute Resolution Condominium Act
    SB0902 Alternate Dispute Resolution Uniform Arbitration Act
    SB0903 Alternate Dispute Resolution Uniform Arbitration Act
    SB1293 The Insurance Code of 1956, Non-Profit Health Care Corporation
    SB1294 The Nonprofit Health Care Corporation Reform Act, Mutual Disability Insurer
    SB0092 Written Acknowledgment of Agent Responsibilties Appointed Under a Power of Attorney
    SB0455 The Code of Criminal Procedure, Sentencing Guidelines for Certain Fraud Violations
    SB0457 Elder Death Review Team
    SB0459 The Michigan Penal Code, Financial Exploitation of Vulnerable Adults
    SB0461 Estaes and Protected Individuals Code
    SB0462 Public Health Code, Reporting Abuse or Neglect in Nursing Homes
    SB0464 The Social Welfare Act, Interview Protocols for Vulnerable Adults
    SB0465 The Code of Criminal Procedure, Financial Exploitation of Vulnerable Adults
    SB0466 Senior of Vulnerable Adult Medical Alert
    SB0467 The Insurance Code of 1956, Regulation of Annuity Sales
    SB0468 The Code of Criminal Procedure, Vulnerable Adult Abuse
    SB0706 The Insurance Code of 1956, Senior-Specific Certification and Professional Designations by Insurance Producers
  • 2009-2010 Legislative Session

    HB4183 Health Coverage for Treatments of Autism
    HB4331 Power of Attorney for Individuals 60 Years of Age or Vulnerable Adults
    HB4476 Health Coverage
    HB4505 Funeral and Burial Arrangements
    HB5196 Uniform Power of Attorney Act
  • 2007-2008 Legislative Session

    HB6523 Annuity Sales
    HB4180 Uniform Power of Attorney Act
    HB4269 Requires the Filing of Death Record With the Department of Estate Recovery Program
    HB4270 Requires Payment From Decedent's Estate in Accordance with the Estate Recovery Program for Medicaid
    HB5187 Power of Guardians and Conservators
    HB5188 Guardians and Conservators
    HB5282 Individual Health Benefit Plans
    HB5283 Health Care Corporations & Non-Group Coverage
    HB5284 Health Care Corporations
    HB5285 Health Care Corporations
    HB5453 Waiving Coverage for Personal Protection Insurance
    SB0203 Requires Filing Death Record with the Department of Estate Recovery Program
    SB0204 Require Payment from Decedent's Estate in Accordance with the Estate Recovery Program for Medicaid
    SB0374 Implement Estate Recovery Program for Medicaid
  • 2005-2006 Legislative Session

    SB0229 Provides That Insurance Coverage for Certain Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Cannot be More Restrictive Than Coverage for Medical Treatment
    SB0230 Provides That Insurance Coverage for Certain Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Cannot be More Restrictive Than Coverage Provided for Medical Treatment