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2013 House Bill 4889: Increase drug trafficking penalties

Public Act 203 of 2013

  1. Introduced by Rep. Edward McBroom (R) on June 20, 2013, to authorize more rigorous sentencing guidelines for illegal drug convictions involving travel from another state with the intent to deliver.
    • Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on June 20, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on October 9, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on October 17, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on October 17, 2013.
  2. Passed 100 to 8 in the House on October 22, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on October 23, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on October 23, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on December 4, 2013, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on December 11, 2013, to authorize more rigorous sentencing guidelines for illegal drug convictions involving travel from another state with the intent to deliver.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 17, 2013.

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