Introduced by Rep. Rob VerHeulen (R) on November 29, 2018
To authorize and empower the state legislature, including either the House or Senate on their own, to intervene in any court of this state whenever they deem it necessary to protect a right or interest of this state, or of that body. The bill is reportedly intended to allow the incoming Republican legislature to pursue the legal defense of previously passed laws it favors should an incoming Democratic Attorney General, Secretary of State or Governor choose not to defend a particular law in court. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Government Operations Committee on November 29, 2018
Reported in the House on December 4, 2018
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.