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2022 House Bill 5749: Increase pay of district court judges

Public Act 177 of 2022

Introduced by Rep. Andrew Fink R-Hillsdale on February 15, 2022
To increase the pay of district court judges to the same rate as probate court judges, which is 84% of the amount set by a state officers pay commission for Supreme Court justices. According to the House Fiscal Agency, probate and circuit court judges now receive $159,917 per year, and district court judges $158,027.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on February 15, 2022
Reported in the House on April 26, 2022
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on May 11, 2022
Referred to the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on May 11, 2022
Reported in the Senate on June 15, 2022
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on July 21, 2022