PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF DIVORCE FILINGS
House Bill 5296 (proposed substitute H-1)
Sponsor: Rep. Pamela Hornberger
Committee: Families, Children and Seniors
Complete to 2-18-20
House Bill 5296 would amend Chapter 84 (Of Divorce) of the Revised Statutes of 1846 by adding section 6a to prohibit a complaint for divorce filed with the court from being made available to the public until the proof of service has been filed with the court. The prohibition would be effective beginning January 1, 2021.
Proposed MCL 552.46a
House Bill 5296 would have no fiscal impact on the state or on local units of government.
Fiscal Analyst: Robin Risko
■ This analysis was prepared by nonpartisan House Fiscal Agency staff for use by House members in their deliberations, and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent.