Rep. Lucido’s bill to improve child protections approved by panel

Legislation sponsored by State Rep. Peter Lucido, which will terminate parental rights for anyone who is convicted of having their child undergo a female genital mutilation procedure, was approved by the House Law and Justice Committee today. Female genital mutilation is any procedure performed on girls intended to remove or damage the external genitalia. “When…

Legislature unanimously approves Rep. Lucido’s electronic registration bill

The Senate unanimously approved state Rep. Peter Lucido’s electronic registration bill today by a vote of 38-0. Lucido’s bill gives drivers the option to share an electronic proof of registration during a traffic stop. “We are living during a time where technology is prevalent,” said Lucido, of Shelby Township. “Technology is everywhere. It is about…

Rep. Lucido votes for funds to build local leg of Iron Belle Trail

State Rep. Peter Lucido today joined his House colleagues in approving Natural Resource Trust Fund money, which includes funding to construct a portion of a statewide trail through Shelby Township. Lucido, of Shelby Township, said development of the trail will cost $663,600 in a combination of Trust Fund and local money, and will take hikers…

Rep. Lucido speaks to committee on female mutilation bill

State Rep. Peter Lucido, of Shelby Township, testified before the House Law and Justice Committee today in support of his legislation to terminate parental rights for anyone who is convicted for having their child undergo a female genital mutilation procedure. Female genital mutilation is any procedure performed on girls intended to remove or damage the…

Rep. Lucido bill seeks to end parental rights for mutilation

Legislation submitted this week by state Rep. Peter Lucido seeks to terminate parental rights for anyone who has their child undergo a female genital mutilation. The bill follows a seven-bill bipartisan legislative package approved by the House Law and Justice Committee and the state House this week, which criminalizes the act of a female genital…

House approves Rep. Lucido’s bill protecting taxpayers against unfair property tax suits

The Michigan House today overwhelmingly approved state Rep. Peter Lucido’s legislation to protect taxpayers from unwarranted personal liability lawsuits in property tax cases. The bill, approved with broad bipartisan support in a 106-1 vote, ensures that an individual or business is not personally responsible for any unpaid property taxes or special assessments unless they owned…

Rep. Lucido’s electronic registration bill approved by Senate committee

State Rep. Peter Lucido testified in front of the Senate Insurance Committee Wednesday in support of his legislation, giving drivers the option to share an electronic proof of registration during a traffic stop. “This legislation will not cost the state nor Michigan taxpayers anything,” said Lucido, of Shelby Township. “Technology is everywhere. With technology being…

Rep. Lucido’s juror pay bills advance to governor’s desk

The House voted today to approve state Rep. Peter Lucido’s legislation to increase pay and transportation reimbursements for citizens performing the crucial juror role during civil and criminal court proceedings. “Our jurors deserve better, especially when you consider how important they are to our justice system, and there has been no pay rate increases since…