Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on April 26, 2012, to allow a local government to garnish the wages of a property owner who has failed to pay fines imposed by “administrative hearing bureaus” that cities in Wayne County are allowed to create for enforcing "blight violations" outside of clogged district courts (see 2003 House Bill 5216, signed into law as Public Act 316 of 2003).
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on April 26, 2012.
Reported in the Senate on May 30, 2012, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on August 15, 2012. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on August 15, 2012.