Bill Text: MI SB0730 | 2017-2018 | 99th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Courts; district court; counties in which the probate judge has the power, authority, and title of a district judge; include Antrim County and Leelanau County. Amends sec. 8151 of 1961 PA 236 (MCL 600.8151).

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-12-13 - Referred To Committee On Judiciary [SB0730 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2017-SB0730-Introduced.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SENATE BILL No. 730

 

 

December 13, 2017, Introduced by Senator SCHMIDT and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

 

 

     A bill to amend 1961 PA 236, entitled

 

"Revised judicature act of 1961,"

 

by amending section 8151 (MCL 600.8151), as amended by 2012 PA 33.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 8151. (1) Except as provided in subsection (2), the The

 

eighty-sixth district consists of the counties of Grand Traverse,

 

Antrim, and Leelanau, is a district of the first class, and has 3 2

 

judges.

 

     (2) Beginning on the earlier of the following dates, the

 

eighty-sixth district has 2 judges:

 

     (a) The date on which a vacancy occurs in the office of

 

district judge in the eighty-sixth district.

 

     (b) The beginning date of the term for which an incumbent

 


district judge in the eighty-sixth district no longer seeks

 

election or reelection to that office.January 1, 2018, both of the

 

following apply:

 

     (a) Under section 810a, the probate judge for the county of

 

Antrim shall serve as judge of the eighty-sixth district within

 

Antrim County.

 

     (b) Under section 810a, the probate judge for the county of

 

Leelanau shall serve as judge of the eighty-sixth district within

 

Leelanau County.

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days

 

after the date it is enacted into law.

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