HOUSE BILL No. 6735

 

November 19, 2008, Introduced by Rep. Johnson and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

 

     A bill to amend 1961 PA 236, entitled

 

"Revised judicature act of 1961,"

 

by amending section 3208 (MCL 600.3208) and by adding section 3108.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 3108. Within 15 days after being served with a summons

 

and complaint under this chapter to foreclose a mortgage of

 

residential real property that has been leased, the defendant shall

 

provide a copy of the summons and complaint to the tenants of the

 

property.

 

     Sec. 3208. (1) Notice that the a mortgage will be foreclosed

 

under this chapter by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some

 

part of them, shall be given by publishing the same notice for 4

 

successive weeks at least once in each week , in a newspaper

 


published in the county where the premises included in the mortgage

 

and intended to be sold, or some part of them, are situated. If no

 

a newspaper is not published in the county, the notice shall be

 

published in a newspaper published in an adjacent county. In every

 

case within Within 15 days after the first publication of the

 

notice, a true copy shall be posted in a conspicuous place upon any

 

part of the premises described in the notice.

 

     (2) If the mortgaged premises includes residential property

 

that has been leased, the mortgagor shall provide a copy of the

 

notice published under this section to the tenants of the property

 

within 15 days after the first publication of the notice.