Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan
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August 14, 2017
Volume 15, Issue 32

In the Capitol

The House of Representatives and Senate are scheduled to be in session on Wednesday, August 16th.
House Schedule
Senate Schedule

In the Hall of Justice

Court of Claims to hold first hearings under Wrongful Imprisonment Compensation Act

At the Bar

Trial Court Funding Commission Nominations
The State Bar of Michigan Board of Commissioners is seeking names of persons interested in appointment to the Trial Court Funding Commission which was recently created through Public Act 65 of 2017. The Commission is tasked with reviewing and recommending changes to the trial court funding system in light of People v. Cunningham, 496 Mich 145 (2015). Among other duties, the Commission will review and recommend changes to the methods by which the courts impose and allocate fees and costs along with any statutory changes necessary to effectuate the Commission's recommendations.

Links of Interest

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