Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Michigan Politics blog...

I found a great blog about state business...I will probably be linking to this for more home grown issues.

Based on my previous post about bills and laws in michigan, here's the hot list...one that calls out items we should (IMO) track:

HR 4752 'Terri's Law'
This particular bill allows for an informal request to be granted by the court to block the 'power of attorney' for the ending of life support (or a feeding tube) if the 'guardian' is the 'spouse' and is either: A) Engaged in divorce proceedings or B) Engaged in a publicly acknowledged adulterous relationship...

Introduced by:
032 Acciavatti Daniel R 517-373-8931 danielacciavatti@house.mi.gov
041 Gosselin Robert R 517-373-1783 robertgosselin@house.mi.gov
100 Hansen Goeff R 517-373-7317 goeffhansen@house.mi.gov
093 Hummel Scott R 517-373-1778 scotthummel@house.mi.gov
056 Kehrl Herb D 517-373-2617 herbkehrl@house.mi.gov
075 Kooiman Jerry R 517-373-2668 jerrykooiman@house.mi.gov
002 Lemmons Jr. LaMar D 517-373-0106 lamarlemmonsjr@house.mi.gov
003 Lemmons III LaMar D 517-373-1776 lamarlemmonsiii@house.mi.gov
098 Moolenaar John R 517-373-1791 johnmoolenaar@house.mi.gov
078 Nitz Neal R 517-373-1796 nealnitz@house.mi.gov
103 Sheltrown Joel D 517-373-3817 joelsheltrown@house.mi.gov
040 Taub Shelley R 517-373-8670 shelleytaub@house.mi.gov
089 Vander Veen Barb R 517-373-0838 repbarbvanderveen@house.mi.gov

What is this?? Why are the Lemmons' and Sheltrown's and Kehrl's of the legislature supporting this? I say email and call them demanding to know why they've sponsored something to undermine the power of attorney of spouses!"

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