Michigan House of Representatives is adjourned until November 4, 2004.
The Michigan Senate is adjourned until November 3, 2004.
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(Detroit News, 10/16/04)
Legislation Recently Signed into Public
PA 400 of 2004 - Lead Poisoning Commission, Effective
5118 (Kolb) Health;
blood; childhood lead poisoning prevention and control commission; create.
PA 368 (MCL 333.1101
by adding sec. 5474a & repeals sec. 5474a of 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.5474a).
PA 401 of 2004 - Dental
Record Release, Effective 10/20/04
5874 (Kooiman) Records; dental; written consent of patient required
for disclosure of information related to the treatment; eliminate and
require compliance with HIPAA. Amends sec. 16648 of 1978
PA 368 (MCL 333.16648).
the Hall of Justice
- Amendment of Rule 7.217 of the Michigan Court Rules
The amendment of MCR 7.217(D) prohibits the Court of Appeals clerk from
accepting untimely motions for reinstatement of an appeal that is involuntarily
dismissed for want of prosecution. The amendment makes the rule consistent
with MCR 7.215(I)(4), which prohibits the acceptance of a later motion
Issued: October 19, 2004
Effective: October 19, 2004
Public Hearing: To be scheduled
- Appointment of Chief Judge of the 7th Circuit
On order of the Court, pursuant to MCR 8.110, the Honorable Archie L.
Hayman is appointed chief judge of the 7th Circuit Court, effective October
21, 2004, for the unexpired portion of a term of two years which commenced
January 1, 2004.
Issued: October 21, 2004
U.S. Senator Carl Levin to Receive State Bar Animal Law Section Award
Annual "Race for Justice" Set for October 30
Corporate Reception Raises $156,000 For ATJ
New SBM President Leads Upper Peninsula Tour
Foundation Presents Dennis Archer with First Founders Award
Foundation Awards Grants to 7 Nonprofit Agencies
Fears Don't Trump Constitution, Court Rules
Judge, Clarifying Decision, Says Spending Rules Stand
(New York Times, 10/20/04)
May Not Count If Cast At Wrong Precincts
(Lansing State Journal, 10/25/04)