Bill Text: MI HB6257 | 2009-2010 | 95th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Public employees and officers; state; provision relating to representation of the state by the attorney general; modify. Amends sec. 28 of 1846 RS 12 (MCL 14.28).

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2010-06-15 - Printed Bill Filed 06/11/2010 [HB6257 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2009-HB6257-Introduced.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSE BILL No. 6257

 

June 10, 2010, Introduced by Rep. Meadows and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

 

     A bill to amend 1846 RS 12, entitled

 

"Of certain state officers,"

 

by amending section 28 (MCL 14.28).

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 28. (1) The attorney general shall prosecute and defend

 

all actions in the supreme court of this state, in which the this

 

state shall be is interested , or a party, ; he except that the

 

attorney general may , in his discretion, designate one 1 of the

 

assistant attorneys general to be known as the solicitor general,

 

who, under his the attorney general's direction, shall have charge

 

of such those causes in the supreme court and shall perform such

 

any other assigned duties. as may be assigned to him; and the

 

attorney general shall also, when requested by the governor, or

 

either branch of the legislature, and may, when in his own judgment


 

the interests of the state require it, intervene in and appear for

 

the people of this state in any other court or tribunal, in any

 

cause or matter, civil or criminal, in which the people of this

 

state may be a party or interested.

 

     (2) If the governor or the attorney general determines that

 

the interests of the state require, the attorney general may

 

intervene in or appear on behalf of the people of this state in any

 

court or tribunal of this state. Except upon request of the

 

governor regarding a civil or criminal action in which the people

 

of this state have an interest or if this state is a defendant or

 

respondent, the attorney general shall not initiate or intervene in

 

an action or otherwise appear on behalf of the people of this state

 

in a court or tribunal of the United States, another state, or

 

another foreign jurisdiction.

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