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Civil Procedure & Courts Committee

Jurisdiction

    Review proposed court rules and statutes related to civil practice in the courts and make recommendations concerning improvements in the administration, organization, and operation of Michigan state courts.

    Note:

    • This committee may have more than 15 members.

    2013-2014 Committee List PDF

Minutes

Annual Reports

Public Policy Reports

    All reports are in PDF format.

    2013-2014 Legislative Session

    • HB4025 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Court Procedures for Evictions
    • HB4033 The Home Rule City Act, Posting of Legal Notices
    • HB4064 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Digital Court Records
    • HB4083 Michigan Crime Stoppers Act
    • HB4091 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Mileage Reimbursement Rate for Jurors
    • HB4570 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Jury Service of Students
    • HB4694 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Mental Health Courts
    • HB4695 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Mental Health Courts
    • HB4696 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Mental Health Courts
    • HB4697 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Mental Health Courts
    • HB4704 Uniform Budgeting & Accounting Act
    • HB4763 Michigan Vehicle Code, Use of Automated Traffic Enforcement Safety Devices
    • HB4830 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Civil Procedure
    • HB4913 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation
    • SB0038 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Garnishment Under Home Rule Cities Act
    • SB0518 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Vehicle Boots
    • SB0519 Revised Judicature Act of 1961; Fines, Costs, and Other Indebtedness to Courts
    • SB0520 The Michigan Penal Code, Restitution Orders for Crime of Nonpayment of Support

    2011-2012 Legislative Session

    • HB4844 Revised Judicature Act of 1961
    • HB4998 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Civil Procedures in Evictions
    • HB5076 Uniform Budgeting & Accounting Act
    • HB5551 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Mileage Reimbursement for Jurors
    • HB5795 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Digital Court Records
    • HB5813 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Audio Recording of Court Proceedings
    • SB0707 Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act
    • SB0774 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Small Claims Court
    • SB1296 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Statute of Limitations

    2007-2008 Legislative Session

    • HB4267 Serious Impairment of Body Function
    • HB4423 Affidavit of Merit
    • HB4578 Attorney Representation
    • HB4650 Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act
    • HB4723 Expert Witnesses in Medical Malpractice Case
    • HB4724 Expert Witnesses in Medical Malpractice Cases
    • HB4755 Expansion of Juror Pools
    • HB4859 Expansion of Juror Pools
    • HB4931 Expansion of Juror Pools
    • HB4932 Expansion of Juror Pools
    • HB4933 Expansion of Juror Pools
    • HB4934 Expansion of Juror Pools
    • HB4953 Reimbursement of Costs & Attorney Fees
    • HB5037 Reimbursement of Legal Fees
    • HB5060 RJA Provisions
    • SB0989 Written Questions to Witnesses by Jurors
    • SB0990 Exemption from Jury Service
    • SB0991 Juror Requirements
    • SB0992 Exemption from Jury Service
    • SB0995 Peremptory Challenges in Juror Selections
    • SB0996 Separate Filing Fees
    • SB1001 Sanctions to Costs & Attorney Fees
    • SB1002 Attorney Fee Payment

    2005-2006 Legislative Session

    • HB4133 Repeal of Prohibition of Process Service on Sundays and Election Day
    • HB4160 Revises Limitation on Recovery Amount Allowed in Small Claims Suits
    • HB4169 Revises Threshold for Requiring Attorney Fees to be Paid by Party Rejecting Mediation
    • HB4472 Requires State Agencies to Pay Attorney Fees in Unsuccessful Appeals
    • SB0033 Increases Transcript Fee
    • SB0541 Revises Structured Settlement Protection Act

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