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2013 Senate Bill 374: Create statewide school violence “hotline”

Public Act 183 of 2013

Introduced in the Senate on May 21, 2013 To require the Attorney General and the State Police to create a “hotline” manned 24 hours a day all year long to collect “confidential reports of unsafe, potentially harmful, dangerous, violent, or criminal activities.” These could include cell phone camera and video images. While the bill does not limit the hotline to school related threats, other parts of it require the information to be shared with local law enforcement and school officials.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on May 21, 2013
Reported in the Senate on June 13, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on June 18, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 18, 2013
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on June 18, 2013 (same description)
To require the Attorney General and the State Police to create a “hotline” manned 24 hours a day all year long to collect “confidential reports of unsafe, potentially harmful, dangerous, violent, or criminal activities.” These could include cell phone camera and video images. While the bill does not limit the hotline to school related threats, other parts of it require the information to be shared with local law enforcement and school officials.
Received in the House on June 19, 2013
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on June 19, 2013
Reported in the House on December 10, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on December 10, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 10, 2013
Passed 108 to 1 in the House on December 11, 2013 To require the Department of Technology, Management, and Budget to seek bids, including one from the State Police, to create and operate a “hotline” manned 24 hours a day all year long to collect anonymous reports regarding concerns of potential harm, self-harm, or criminal acts against students, school employees, or school property, which reports could include cell phone camera and video images.
Received in the Senate on December 11, 2013
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on December 11, 2013 To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 13, 2013

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