Pending Legislation

2015-2016 Legislation Introduced

HB 4069 of 2015          

 

1/27/2015      

 

Criminal procedure; youthful trainees; eligibility criteria for youthful trainee program; modify. Amends sec. 11, ch. II of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 762.11).

 

Sponsor: Harvey Santana

Co-sponsor: LaTanya Garrett

 

Assignments will be to the House Committee on Criminal Justice and then to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

 

Extends the age for Holmes Youthful Trainee (HYTA) eligibility up to 24. Requires that the Prosecutor must agree to individual 21, up to the age of 24 receiving HYTA status.

 

The court may require the individual to maintain employment or be attending school.

 

Would allow the court to place individual on electronic monitoring if the individual was 21, up to the age of 24 at the time of the offense.

 

 

 

HB 4081 of 2015

 

1/28/2015

 

Criminal procedure; other; stalking offenders registry; create. Creates a new act.

 

Sponsor: Fred Durhal III

Co-sponsors: Phil Phelps, Charles Smiley, George Darany, Tim Greimel, Andy Schor, Harvey Santana, Alberta Tinsley-Talabi, Brandon Dillon, Adam Zemke, John Chirkun, Jim Townsend, Wendell Byrd, Leslie Love, Robert Kosowski

 

Assignments will be to the House Committee on Criminal Justice and then to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

 

Would create an online public registry of individuals convicted of “stalking crimes”, similar to the existing sex offender registry. The bill prescribes registration requirements, procedures, fees, penalties and more. The requirement to register would be for 25 years or life, depending upon what other factors were involved in the crime (murder, etc).

 

 

 

HB 4135 of 2015

 

2/3/2015

 

Criminal procedure; youthful trainees; revocation of trainee status under Holmes youthful trainee act for committing certain subsequent crimes; provide for. Amends sec. 12, ch. II of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 762.12).

 

Sponsor: Kurt Heise

Co-sponsor: Harvey Santana

 

Assignments will be to the House Committee on Criminal Justice and then to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

 

Would amend the Holmes Youthful Trainee Act (HYTA) to require a court to terminate its consideration of the individual as a youthful trainee and, once having assigned the individual to the status of youthful trainee, revoke that status, if – during the period of consideration or assignment – the individual is convicted certain crimes.

 

 

 

HB 4137 of 2015

 

2/4/2015

 

Criminal procedure; probation; fixing period and conditions of probation; modify. Amends secs. 2, 4 & 14, ch. XI & secs. 2, 3 & 5, ch. XIA of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 771.2 et seq.).

 

Sponsor: Martin Howrylak

Co-sponsors: Kurt Heise, Tim Kelly, Anthony Forlini, Michael Webber, Dave Pagel

 

Assignments will be to the House Committee on Criminal Justice and then to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

 

Among other things this legislation would mandate that all CSC’s (750.520b-750.520j) would require a mandatory 5 year probation.

 

 

 

HB 4231 of 2015

 

2/24/2015

 

Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; statute of limitations extension for first degree criminal sexual conduct against a child; make retroactive. Amends sec. 24, ch. VII of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 767.24).

 

Sponsor: Holly Hughes

Co-sponsor: Pam Faris

 

Assignments will be to the House Committee on Criminal Justice and then to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

 

Removes any possible statute of limitations on a violation of first degree CSC if the victim was under the age of 18, making this retroactive.