Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan
October 11–17, 2010
Volume 8 Issue 42

Please Attend: Free Cultural Competence and Effective Public Defense Representation Training on Oct. 29

In the Capitol
The House of Representatives has canceled session for this October 20. Their next scheduled meeting is Wednesday, October 27, at 10 a.m. The Senate is scheduled to be in session on October 20.
House Schedule
Senate Schedule

Committee Meetings of Interest for the Week of 10/18
10/20 Senate Judiciary
Agenda: Discussion and testimony only on the following bills: SB 1042 Revise booking fee for jail inmates, and require certain audits; SB 1043 Eliminate sheriff's coordinating and training council, and reorganize certain duties of certain boards, offices, and commissions relating to local corrections officers; SB 1044 Increase number of members of the commission on law enforcement standards, and protect certain rights of members.

Complete Committee Meeting List

New Public Acts

At the Bar
July 2010 Bar Exam Admission Ceremonies

In the Hall of Justice
Broadcast Journalists Angie Hendershot and Chris Carr of WJRT-TV (12) Honored by Michigan Supreme Court for 'Baby Court' Series

State Insurance License at Issue in Case Michigan Supreme Court Will Hear in Adrian as Part of 'Court Community Connections'

The Michigan Supreme Court will hold a Public Administrative Conference on October 20, 2010.

State News
Michigan Senate Candidate Dies at 66
(Lansing State Journal, 10/18/10)

Four People Running in Race for Michigan Supreme Court
(Oakland Press, 10/16/10)

Voters to Decide on Constitution Revise
(Traverse City Record Eagle, 10/15/10)

Proposal Would Ban Criminal Officials
(Traverse City Record Eagle, 10/15/10)

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