MIDC Amendments Approved by Senate

On Wednesday December 14, 2016 the Michigan Senate unanimously approved legislation that amends the Michigan Indigent Defense Commission Act, and re-establishes the MIDC in the Executive Branch and within the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.  The amendments provide that minimum standards created by the commission must not infringe on the Supreme Court’s authority over practice and procedure.

The bill analysis from the Senate Fiscal Agency is here.

House Bill 5842 passed 37-0 in the Senate.

House Bill 5843 passed 37-0 in the Senate.

House Bill 5844 passed 37-0 in the Senate.

House Bill 5845 passed 37-0 in the Senate.

House Bill 5846 passed 37-0 in the Senate.