DIVORCE FILINGS; PUBLIC DISCLOSURE                                  H.B. 4195 (H-1):

                                                                  SUMMARY OF HOUSE-PASSED BILL

                                                                                              IN COMMITTEE










House Bill 4195 (Substitute H-1 as passed by the House)

Sponsor:  Representative Pamela Hornberger

House Committee:  Judiciary

Senate Committee:  Judiciary and Public Safety


Date Completed:  6-13-22




The bill would amend Chapter 84 (Of Divorce) of the Revised Statutes of 1846 to prohibit, beginning July 1, 2022, a complaint for divorce filed with a court from being made available to the public until the proof of service had been filed with the court or 92 days had expired from the date the complaint was filed, whichever occurred first.


MCL 552.6a                                           Legislative Analyst:  Stephen P. Jackson




The bill would have no fiscal impact on State or local government.


                                                                      Fiscal Analyst:  Michael Siracuse



This analysis was prepared by nonpartisan Senate staff for use by the Senate in its deliberations and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent.