August 20-26, 2007
Volume 5 Issue 34

Due to the Labor Day holiday, next week’s Public Policy Update will be published on September 4.

In the Capitol
Committee meetings of interest for the week of 8/27
8/29 House Appropriations
Agenda item of interest: SB 233 Judiciary budget for fiscal year 2007-2008.

Complete Committee Meeting List 

New Public Acts

Legislation Introduced 8/21 – 8/22
Of General Interest

HB 5128 Income tax; rate; rate revisions; provide for.

HB 5129 Income tax; rate; single business tax references and rate provisions; clean up. 

HB 5132 Income tax; income; taxable income; revise.

HB 5135 Sales tax; collections; tax on services and admission transmission transactions; provide for.

At the Bar
Judicial Vacancy – 2nd Circuit Court
Hon. Paul Maloney, whose appointment to the federal bench of the Western District of Michigan was recently confirmed, is vacating his seat on the 2nd Circuit Court. State Bar members interested in applying for the judgeship should submit an application by September 12, 2007.
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State Bar of Michigan Officers Elected for 2007-2008

State News
Legislature Starts Taking Steps in Adopting Next State Budget
(AP/Mlive.com, 8/23/07)

Senate Approves Primary's Move to Jan. 15
(Lansing Stage Journal, 8/23/07)

Links of Interest
Public Policy Resource Center | Michigan Supreme Court | Michigan Legislature | MCL Search Engines