HOUSE BILL NO. 6122

August 17, 2020, Introduced by Reps. Stone and Hernandez and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

A bill to amend 1961 PA 236, entitled

"Revised judicature act of 1961,"

by amending section 151d (MCL 600.151d), as amended by 2011 PA 234.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 151d. (1) The juror compensation reimbursement fund is created in the state treasury. The money in the fund shall must be used as provided in section 151e.

(2) The state treasurer shall credit to the juror compensation reimbursement fund deposits of proceeds from the collection of driver license clearance fees as provided in section 321a(11) of the Michigan vehicle code, 1949 PA 300, MCL 257.321a, and deposits of proceeds from the collection of jury demand fees as provided in sections 2529(1)(c) and 8371(9), and shall credit all income from investment credited to the fund by the state treasurer. The state treasurer may invest money in the fund in any manner authorized by law for the investment of state money. However, an investment shall must not interfere with any apportionment, allocation, or payment of money as required by section 151e. The state treasurer shall credit to the fund all income earned as a result of an investment of money in the fund. Except as provided in subsections (3), (4), (5), and (6), and (7), the unencumbered balance remaining in the fund at the end of a fiscal year shall must remain in the fund and shall must not revert to the general fund.

(3) For the state fiscal year ending September 30, 2005 only, $4,000,000.00 of the unencumbered balance remaining in the fund at the end of that fiscal year shall must be transferred by the state treasurer to the general fund.

(4) For the state fiscal year ending September 30, 2008 only, $2,250,000.00 of the unencumbered balance remaining in the fund at the end of that fiscal year shall must be transferred by the state treasurer to the general fund.

(5) For the state fiscal year ending September 30, 2010 only, $1,352,100.00 of the unencumbered balance remaining in the fund at the end of that fiscal year shall must be transferred by the state treasurer to the court equity fund created in section 151b.

(6) For the state fiscal year ending September 30, 2011 only, $2,607,500.00 of the unencumbered balance remaining in the fund at the end of that fiscal year shall must be transferred by the state treasurer to the court equity fund created in section 151b.

(7) For the state fiscal year ending September 30, 2020 only, $2,500,000.00 of the unencumbered balance remaining in the fund at the end of that fiscal year must be transferred by the state treasurer to the general fund.