House Judiciary Committee Chair Rep. Graham Filler talks about testimony Tuesday morning in his committee on a bi-partisan, multi-bill package of legislation that would change state law to require that 17-year olds be tried as minors and not adults. Rep. Filler notes similar packages have been proposed in the last two terms, but says this legislation reflects the input of a variety of interested parties and should be voted out of committee next week.
State Rep. Graham Filler said hundreds of thousands of Michigan residents could soon have the opportunity to clear their records of old criminal convictions and set themselves up for future success, as the Legislature is slated to approve a bipartisan plan to reform Michigan’s expungement laws.
Rep. Filler speaks before passage of his HB 6032 on the House floor Wednesday. Rep. Filler says the measure, which prohibits an employer from taking adverse employment action against an employee who is absent from work during a declared emergency, helps workers while protecting the state’s economy.
State Rep. Graham Filler today helped lead the Michigan House in approving a bipartisan plan to protect businesses, universities, non-profit organizations, child care centers and other Michigan job providers from becoming the target of unwarranted lawsuits related to COVID-19.