Rep. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby Twp; audio on House passage of civil asset forfeiture reform legislation
Rep. Lucido talks about House passage of his legislation requiring a criminal conviction before law enforcement agencies can take ownership of personal property using the civil asset forfeiture process.
Rep. Lucido talks about House passage Thursday of his two-bill package that creates the crime of cyberbullying in Michigan, essentially mirroring the state’s stalking laws, and provides for penalties of up to a year in jail for misdemeanor convictions and as many as ten years in prison for cases resulting in death.
Rep. Lucido talks about House passage Thursday of his HB 4716, which gives Family Court Judges the option of terminating the parental rights of individuals convicted of subjecting a child to female genital mutilation.
Rep. Lucido talks about his HB 4014, which would provide Michigan families a state income tax credit equal to the fees they pay each year for the participation of their children in extra-curricular activities.
Rep. Lucido talks about his HB 4716, which would terminate the parental rights of anyone convicted of having their child undergo a female genital mutilation procedure. The legislation has been reported from the Law and Justice committee and is pending before the full House.
Rep. Lucido talks about his HB 4209, now Public Act 51 of 2017, that increases juror pay in Michigan by $5 per day, the first increase since 2003, while boosting mileage reimbursement for jurors. The plan also allows for the statewide use of juror management software. Representative Lucido says additional pay for jurors after almost…
Rep. Peter Lucido, R-Macomb County; audio on signing of legislation allowing for vehicle registration on electronic devices
Rep. Lucido talks about the signing into law Wednesday of his HB 4013, now Public Act 59 or 2017, which allows Michigan motorists to use paperless vehicle registrations on electronic devices. Paperless proof of insurance certificates are already permissible in Michigan and Rep. Lucido says he foresees a time when paperless driver licenses will be…
Rep. Lucido talks about final House passage Tuesday of his HBs 4209 and 4210, which increase juror compensation and mileage allotments for the first time in more than 15 years. Rep. Lucido says the judicial system does not function without jurors and argues they deserve a fair increase in their daily stipends.
Rep. Lucido talks about his HB 4213, which has passed through the House and is currently pending in the Michigan Senate, that amends the Michigan Liquor Control Code of 1998 to state that if a minor does not consent to a preliminary chemical breath analysis requested by a peace officer, the officer cannot administer the…
Rep. Lucido talks about his testimony Tuesday in the House Commerce and Trade Committee on his HB 4011, which would keep Michigan on Daylight Saving Time year-round and eliminate the twice-a-year time change. Rep. Lucido says he hears from people around Michigan about ending the time changes. The legislation remains under consideration by the committee….
Rep. Lucido talks about his HB 4011, which provides for establishment of Eastern Standard Time as the time zone for the entire state of Michigan and the elimination of Daylight Savings Time in the state. Rep. Lucido says ending the twice-yearly time change will help make Michigan residents more productive and be better and safer…
Rep. Lucido talks about his HB 4014, which would give Michigan families a state tax credit equal to the amount they pay in school activity fees for sports, band or other extra-curricular programs.