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Michigan Legislative History: Final Status

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

Final Status

This publication by the Michigan Legislature acts as a finding aid and truncated version of the House and Senate Journals. It contains a list of what actions happened, when, for each bill.

There are two major versions:

From 1949 to 1961, it was called Final Status of all Legislation and bound with Enrolled House Bill of the same year.

From 1964 to 2002, it was bound separately and titled Final Status.


The publication evolved over the years and may include a number of indexes such as:

  • Sponsor Index
  • Subject Index (Finder Pages)
  • Subject Index (Group Pages)
  • Catagorical Index
  • House Bills
  • House Resolutions
  • Senate Bills
  • Senate Resolutions
  • List of Public Acts

Beginning with 1997 however, bill information is easily searchable online.

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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