Search Michigan Compiled Laws by P.A. number. This search should retrieve all M.C.L.A. sections affected by a specific P.A. number.
Look in the Michigan Compiled Laws Annotated conversion table that converts public act numbers to M.C.L.A. sections, located in one of the “Tables” volumes near the end of the set. Make sure to look up the public act number under the correct year. For recent public acts, you may have to look in a supplementary “Tables” volume or a pocket part in order to find correct conversion tables.
Bear in mind that a single public act may modify several M.C.L.A. sections.
Use the Michigan Legislature database to search by bill number. The year and the bill number will be necessary. The result will indicate both the P.A. number and M.C.L.A. sections that the public act added or amended.
In print, first convert the bill number to a P.A. number, then convert the P.A. number to the M.C.L.A. citation.
Find the transfer table of bill numbers to P.A. numbers in the appropriate volume by year of Final Status. The table is often located near the end of the volume.
With the P.A. number, find the conversion table to M.C.L.A. sections located in one of the “Tables” volumes at the end of the Michigan Compiled Laws Annotated set. Make sure to look up the P.A. number in the correct year. For recent public acts, you may have to look in a supplementary “Tables” volume or a pocket part in order to find conversion tables.
Remember, a single public act may modify several M.C.L.A. sections.
Search the current Michigan Compiled Laws by popular name.
In print, use the popular name index located in the General Index of Michigan Compiled Laws Annotated.
Search Michigan Compiled Laws by keyword.
In print, look in the General Index to Michigan Compiled Laws Annotated, under as many synonyms for the subject area as it takes to find the correct law.
Another list within the General Index is found under the heading “Words and Phrases.”
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