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Michigan Legislative History: Studies & Reports

This guide is designed to help you find Michigan legislative documents in the Law Library and elsewhere.

Legislative Studies & Reports

The Library of Michigan and the State Law Library have some legislative studies and reports. These are usually indexed by subject.

Other potential information sources include:

The Michigan Law Revision Commission examines state laws and judicial decisions, considers proposals for changes, and recommends revisions and reforms to the legislature. It publishes an annual Report, starting in 1966.

Executive Agency Reports

Executive agency reports are prepared by a governor’s task force, commission, or by an executive agency. Commissions and agencies often put out annual reports, which may or may not comment on pending legislation.

A few reports may be available at the law library but the Library of Michigan has many more.

MI Legislature Website

Limited to 1996-Present

MI Legislature Website

Legislative material including:

  • MI Constitution
  • MI Compiled Laws
  • House Journal
  • Senate Journal
  • Bills
  • Public Acts
  • Resolutions
  • Legislative Analysis
  • Committee Records
  • Fiscal Analysis

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