Prior Enactments Pursuant to Michigan Law Revision
Commission Recommendations

The following Acts have been adopted to date pursuant to recommendations of the Commission and in some cases amendments thereto by the Legislature:


1967 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Original Jurisdiction of Court of Appeals 1966, p. 43 65
Corporation Use of Assumed Names 1966, p. 36 138
Interstate and International Judicial Procedures 1966, p. 25 178
Stockholder Action Without Meetings 1966, p. 41 201
Powers of Appointment 1966, p. 11 224
Deand Man's Statute 1966, p. 29 263


1968 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Possibilities of Reverter and Right of Entry 1966, p. 22 13
Stockholder Approval of Mortgage of Corporate Assets 1966, p. 39 287
Corporations as Partners 1966, p. 34 288
Guardians Ad Litem 1967, p.53 292
Emancipation of Minors 1967, p. 50 293
Jury Selection 1967, p. 23 326


1969 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Access to Adjoining Property 1968, p. 19 55
Recognition of Acknowledgements 1968, p. 64 57
Dead Man's Statute Amendment 1966, p.29 63
Notice of Change in Tax Assessments 1968, p. 30 115
Antenuptial and Marital Agreements 1968, p.27 139
Anatomical Gifts 1968, p. 39 189
Administrative Procedures Act 1967, p. 11 306
Venue for Civil Actions 1968, p.17 333


1970 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Land Contract Foreclosures 1967, p.55 86
Artist-Art Dealer Relationships 1969, p. 41 90
Minor Students' Capacity to Borrow Act 1969, p. 46 107
Warranties in Sales of Art 1969, p. 43 121
Appeals from Probate Court 1968, p. 32 143
Circuit Court Commissioner Powers of Magistrates 1969, p. 57 238


1971 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Revision of Grounds for Divorce 1970, p. 7 75
Civil Verdicts by 5 of 6 Jurors In Retained Municipal Courts 1970, p. 40 158
Amendment of Uniform Anatomical Gift Act 1970, p. 45 186


1972 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Summary Proceeding for Possession of Premises 1970, p.16 120
Interest on Judgements 1969, p. 59 135
Business Corporations 1970, Supp. 284
Constitutional Amendment re Juries of 12 1969, p. 60 HJR "M"


1973 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Execution and Levy in Proceedings Supplementary to Judgement 1970, p. 51 96
Technical Amendments to Business Corporations Act 1973, p. 8 98


1974 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Venue in Civil Actions Against Non-Resident Corporations 1971, p. 63 52
Choice of Forum 1972, p. 60 88
Extension of Personal Jurisdiction in Domestic Relations Cases 1972, p. 53 90
Technical Amendments to the Michigan General Corporations Act 1973, p. 37 140
Technical Amendments to the Revised Judicature Act 1971, p. 7 297
Technical Amendments to the Business Corporation Act 1974, p. 30 303
Amendment to Dead Man's Statute 1972, p.70 305
Attachment and Collection Fees 1968, p. 22 306
Contribution Among Joint Tortfeasors 1967, p. 57 318
District Court Venue in Civil Actions 1970, p. 42 319
Due Process in Seizure of a Debtor's Property (Elimination of Pre-judgement Garnishment) 1972, p. 7 371


1975 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Hit-Run Offenses 1973, p. 54 170
Equalization of Income Rights of Husband and Wife in Entirety Property 1974, p. 12 288
Disposition of Community Property Rights at Death 1973, p. 50 289
Insurance Policy in Lieu of Bond 1969, p. 54 290
Child Custody Jurisdiction 1969, p. 23 297


1976 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Due Process in Seizure of a Debtor's Property (Replevin Actions) 1972, p. 7 79
Qualification of Fiduciaries 1966, p. 32 262
Revision of Revised Judicature Act Venue Provisions 1975, p. 20 375
Durable Family Power of Attorney 1975, p. 18 376


1978 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Juvenile Obscenity 1975, p. 133 33
Multiple Party Deposits 1966, p. 18 53
Amendment of Telephone and Messenger Service Company Act 1973, p. 48 63
Elimination of References to Abolished Courts:
a. Township By-Laws 1976, p. 74 103
b. Public Recreation Hall Licenses 1976, p. 74 138
c. Villiage Ordinances 1976, p. 74 189
d. Home Rule Village Ordinances 1976, p. 74 190
e. Home Rule Cities 1976, p. 74 191
f. Preservation of Property Act 1976, p. 74 237
g. Bureau of Criminal Identification 1976, p. 74 538
h. Fourth Class Cities 1976, p. 74 539
i. Election Law Amendments 1976, p. 74 540
j. Charter Townships 1976, p. 74 553
Plats 1976, p. 58 367
Amendments to Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code 1975, Supp. 369


1980 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Condemnation Procedures 1968, p. 8 87
Technical Revision of the Code of Criminal Procedure 1978, p. 37 506


1981 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Elimination of Reference to the Justice of the Peace: Sheriff's Service of Process 1976, p. 74 148
Court of Appeals Jurisdiction 1980, p. 34 206


1982 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Limited Partnerships 1980, p. 40 213
Technical Amendments to the Business Corporation Act 1980, p. 8 407
Interest on Probate Code Judgements 1980, p. 37 412


1983 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Elimination of References to Abolished Courts: Police Courts and County Board of Auditors 1979, p. 9 87
Federal Lien Registration 1979, p. 26 102


1984 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Legislative Privilege:
a. Immunity in Civil Actions 1983, p. 14 27
b. Limits of Immunity in Contested Cases 1983, p. 14 28
d. Amendments to R.J.A. for Legislative Immunity 1983, p. 14 29
Disclosure of Treatment Under the Psychologist/Psychiatrist-Patient Privilege 1978, p. 28 362


1986 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Amendments to the Uniform Limited Partnership Act 1983, p. 9 100


1987 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Amendments to Article 8 of the Uniform Commercial Code 1984, p. 97 16
Disclosure in the Sale of Visual Art Objects Produced in Multiples 1981, p. 57 40, 53, 54


1988 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Repeal of M.C.L. §764.9 1982, p. 9 113
Statutory Rule Against Perpetuities 1986, p. 10 417, 418
Transboundary Pollution Reciprocal Access to Courts 1984, p. 71 517


1990 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Elimination of Reference to Abolished Courts:
a. Procedures of Justice Courts and Municipal Courts 1985, p. 12; 1986, p. 125 217
b. Noxious Weeds 1986, p. 128; 1988, p. 154 218
c. Criminal Procedure 1975, p. 24 219
d. Presumption Concerning Married Women 1988, p. 157 220
e. Mackinac Island State Park 1986, p. 138; 1988, p. 154 221
f. Relief and Support of the Poor 1986, p. 139; 1988, p. 154 222
g. Legal Work Day 1988, p. 154 223
h. Damage to Property by Floating Lumber 1988, p. 155 224


1991 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Elimination of Reference to Abolished Courts:
a. Land Contracts 1988, p. 157 140
b. Insurance 1988, p. 156 141
c. Animals 1988, p. 155 142
d. Trains 1986, pp. 153, 155; 1987, p.80; 1988, p.152 143
e. Appeals 1985, p.12 144
f. Crimes 1988, p. 153 145
g. Library Corporations 1988, p. 155 146
h. Oaths 1988, p. 156 147
i. Agricultural Products 1986, p. 134; 1988, p. 151 148
j. Deeds 1988, p. 156 149
k. Corporations 1989, p. 4; 1990, p. 4 150
l. Summer Resort Corporations 1986, p. 154; 1988, p. 155 151
m. Association Land 1986, p. 154; 1988, p. 155 152
n. Burial Grounds 1988, p. 156 153
o. Posters, Signs, and Placecards 1988, p. 157 154
p. Railroad Construction 1988, p. 157; 1988, p. 156 155
q. Work Farms 1988, p. 157 156
r. Recording Duties 1988, p. 154 157
s. Liens 1986, pp. 141, 151, 158; 1988, p. 152 159


1992 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Determination of Death Act 1987, p.13 90


1996 Legislative Session
Subject Commission Report Act No.
Felony Murder and Arson 1994, p. 179 20, 21