Introduced by Rep. Joseph Haveman (R) on June 6, 2013, to revise the application to minors of the state’s mandatory life imprisonment for first degree murder law, so as to conform with the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Miller v Alabama. A Senate Fiscal Agency memo describes the ruling and its application to Michigan law. This bill is part of a package, and would revise address the prospective application of the ruling going forward. Full Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on June 6, 2013.