SB-0269, As Passed Senate, May 8, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSE SUBSTITUTE FOR

 

SENATE BILL NO. 269

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     A bill to amend 1961 PA 236, entitled

 

"Revised judicature act of 1961,"

 

by amending section 8401 (MCL 600.8401), as amended by 1999 PA 27.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 8401. A small claims division is created in each district

 

as a division of the district court. A judge of the district court

 

shall sit as judge of the small claims division. The jurisdiction

 

of the small claims division shall be confined to cases for the

 

recovery of money only when in which the amount claimed does not

 

exceed $3,000.00 the following:

 

     (a) Beginning September 1, 2012, $5,000.00.

 

     (b) Beginning January 1, 2015, $5,500.00.

 

     (c) Beginning January 1, 2018, $6,000.00.

 

     (d) Beginning January 1, 2021, $6,500.00


 

     (e) Beginning January 1, 2024, $7,000.00.

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect September

 

1, 2012.