Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan
July 11–17, 2011
Volume 9 Issue 29

In the Capitol
The Michigan Legislature has adjourned formal session for most of July and August.
Senate Session Schedule
House Session Schedule

Complete Committee Meeting List

New Public Acts

Legislation Introduced 7/13
View all bills introduced 7/13

In the Hall of Justice
Input Sought for Michigan's 'One Court of Justice' Web Site: Online Survey Asks Site Users for Suggestions

At the Bar
SBM Announces 2011 Award Recipients

Federal News
Coming Together to Fight for a Troubled Veteran
(New York Times, 7/17/11)

State News
Flint Rep. Dale Kildee Will Retire From House
(Detroit News, 7/16/11)

Lawmaker Seeks to Extend Statute of Limitations After Suspect Can't be Charged in 2000 Death
(Detroit News, 7/15/11)

Michigan Senate Approves Lifetime Cap on Welfare
(Detroit Free Press, 7/13/11)

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