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2011 Senate Bill 783: Ban certain lawsuits against CPAs

Public Act 268 of 2012

Introduced by Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker (R) on October 27, 2011
To establish that certified public accountants are not liable for damages in lawsuits where the claimant is not a client, even if the person asserts standing based on an assignment from the client, or the voluntary acquisition of the claim through foreclosure or another form of surrender, or due to a writing not signed by the client.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on October 27, 2011
Reported in the Senate on February 22, 2012
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on March 15, 2012
Referred to the House Banking and Financial Services Committee on March 15, 2012
Reported in the House on June 6, 2012
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on June 13, 2012
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 13, 2012
Received in the Senate on June 14, 2012
Passed 31 to 7 in the Senate on June 14, 2012.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 25, 2012

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