Friday, November 14, 2008

Statute of Limitations Bill Passed by House Judiciary Committee

On November 12, 2008, Senate Bill 865, which would revise the statute of limitations for bringing an action against an architect, professional engineer, land surveyor or construction contractor, was unanimously approved by the House Judiciary Committee. Gary Quesada testified before the Committee on behalf of AIA of Michigan, and was joined by ACEC/Michigan Executive Director Ron Brenke, and Ken Lawless, Vice President of Clark Construction and AGC of Michigan Board member, who also testified before the committee in support of the measure.

S.B. 865 was passed out of the Senate in February. This bill was discussed in an earlier post.

For more information about this issue, contact Gary Quesada at Cavanaugh & Quesada, PLC, 306 South Washington, Suite 216, Royal Oak, MI 48067, Tel: (248) 543-8320.

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