2012 Senate Bill 1099

Authorize penalties for delinquent “administrative hearing bureau” fines

Introduced in the Senate

April 26, 2012

Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R-24)

To allow a local government to garnish the wages of a property owner who has failed to pay fines imposed by “administrative hearing bureaus” that cities in Wayne County are allowed to create for enforcing "blight violations" outside of clogged district courts (see <a href="http://www.michiganvotes.org/2003-HB-5216">2003 House Bill 5216</a>, signed into law as Public Act 316 of 2003).

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary

May 30, 2012

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

Aug. 15, 2012

Amendment offered

The amendment passed by voice vote

Passed in the Senate 36 to 1 (details)

Received in the House

Sept. 11, 2012

Referred to the Committee on Local, Intergovernmental, and Regional Affairs