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2013 House Bill 5125: Revise judgeships

Public Act 60 of 2014

  1. Introduced by Rep. Kurt Heise (R) on October 31, 2013, to consolidate and revise the number of judgeships in several district courts around the state.
    • Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on October 31, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on November 14, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on December 4, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 4, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Tim Kelly (R) on December 4, 2013, to strip-out a provision consolidating judgeships in Saginaw County. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 4, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Joseph Graves (R) on December 4, 2013, to strip-out a provision consolidating judgeships in Genesee County. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 4, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Joseph Graves (R) on December 4, 2013, to add procedural obstacles to a provision consolidating judgeships in Genesee County. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 4, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Joseph Graves (R) on December 4, 2013, to add procedural obstacles to a provision consolidating judgeships in Genesee County. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 4, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Stacy Erwin Oakes (D) on December 4, 2013, to reduce the number of judges in Saginaw County by one fewer than the substitute version of this bill proposes. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 4, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Joseph Graves (R) on December 4, 2013, to add procedural obstacles to a provision consolidating judgeships in Genesee County. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 4, 2013.
  2. Passed 75 to 35 in the House on December 5, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on December 10, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on December 10, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on February 13, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on March 19, 2014. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 19, 2014.
  4. Passed 27 to 11 in the Senate on March 19, 2014, to consolidate and revise the number of judgeships in several district courts around the state.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on March 19, 2014.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Stacy Erwin Oakes (D) on March 20, 2014. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 20, 2014.
  6. Passed 72 to 38 in the House on March 20, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on March 26, 2014.

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