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2009 House Bill 4140: Re-establish Detroit Recorders Court
Introduced by Rep. Shanelle Jackson D- on February 4, 2009
To re-establish the former Detroit Recorders Court, which would have exclusive jurisdiction over criminal offenses committed in the city, and would have 29 judges who would be required to live in the city. The bill establishes election procedures and salaries for the judges, to be paid by the state, with the city allowed to pay additional amounts. Detroit Recorders Court was abolished in a 1997 state court reorganization.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on February 4, 2009