Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan
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January 17, 2017
Volume 15, Issue 3

In the Capitol

FOCUS: Governor Snyder's State of the State
Governor Rick Snyder will be giving his seventh State of the State address before a joint session of the legislature this evening, January 17, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Complete Committee Meeting List

Legislation Introduced 1/11–1/12
Last week bills were introduced in the following areas of law:

In the Hall of Justice

Supreme Court Spotlights Michigan Judges Who Are Increasing Efficiency in Their Courts & Improving Service to the Public

Michigan Supreme Court Seeking Volunteer Learning Center Docents to Educate the Public about the Judicial Branch

At the Bar

January 20 Board of Commissioners Public Policy Agenda
The Public Policy, Image and Identity Committee will be meeting on Friday, January 20, 2017 to make recommendations for the full Board of Commissioners on public policy items. The agenda is posted online. Members of the State Bar are invited to submit comments to Board of Commissioners on any of the items on the agenda. All comments received before the January 20 meeting will be shared with the Board.

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Links of Interest

SBM Public Policy Resource Center
Michigan Supreme Court
Michigan Legislature
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