Rep. Peter Lucido, R-Macomb County; audio on juvenile sentencing

Rep. Lucido talks about testimony Tuesday in the House Law and Justice Committee on a multi-bill package, including his own HB 4607, which would alter Michigan law to transfer authority over 17 year olds who commit criminal offenses from the adult criminal courts to the family courts.  No vote was taken Tuesday, but Representative Lucido notes…

Rep. Peter Lucido, R-Macomb County; audio on new law increasing juror compensation

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 minor in possession legislation

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…