Bill Extending Legislature’s Power to Litigate Sent to Gov. Snyder’s Desk

HB 6553 – a bill that expands Legislature’s ability to intervene in any lawsuit on any level of state court system at any time passed the State Legislature and is awaiting Governor’s signature. The bill was approved following changes which would first require a court action challenging the constitutionality or the validity of a statute or legislative action before the legislature could intervene. This bill gives the Legislature an ability to litigate in cases of state interest as an entity independent from the Attorney General’s office.

 

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