Michigan Legislative Council
The Legislative Council is a bipartisan, bicameral body of legislators established in Article IV, Section 15 of the Constitution of Michigan.
The Constitution directs the legislature to appropriate funds for the Legislative Council's operations which include providing bill drafting, research, and other services to the members of the legislature. This site is designed to provide information about, and links to, the Michigan Legislative Council, its agencies, and the agencies it serves.
Michigan and National Newspapers
Newspapers may contain background information on legislation:
The Michigan Bar Journal and other law journals may contain discussions of pending or recently enacted legislation.
These journals are indexed in:
Other organizations may have information about a bill:
Michigan Legislature—M.C.L. Tables
Michigan Compiled Laws Tables; PDF format; available for latest three legislative sessions..
Michigan Legislature—Public Act Tables
Public Act Tables from; PDF format; available 1998 to present.
The text of the 1963 Michigan Constitution, searchable.
Limited to 1996-Present
Legislative material including:
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