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2013 House Bill 5156: Court of claims change “cleanup” bill

Public Act 205 of 2013

Introduced by Rep. Mike Shirkey (R) on November 14, 2013 To establish that nothing in a new law changing the state’s “court of claims” from the Ingham County circuit court to the state Court of Appeals eliminates a current right to a jury trial, or to filing the claim in a person's local circuit or district court.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Government Operations Committee on November 14, 2013
Reported in the House on December 3, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on December 3, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 3, 2013
Amendment offered by Rep. Tim Greimel (D) on December 4, 2013 To establish that the right the bill recognizes also applies to claims against an individual state employee.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 4, 2013
Passed 110 to 0 in the House on December 4, 2013 To establish that nothing in a new law changing the state’s “court of claims” from the Ingham County circuit court to the state Court of Appeals eliminates a current right to a jury trial, or to filing the claim in a person's local circuit, district or probate court.
Received in the Senate on December 5, 2013
Referred to the Senate on December 5, 2013
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on December 11, 2013
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 17, 2013

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