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2013 Senate Bill 471: Restrict releasing juvenile criminal history record information

Public Act 152 of 2013

Introduced by Sen. Roger Kahn (R) on September 10, 2013 To restrict law enforcement agencies from disseminating juvenile criminal history record information, except in response to a fingerprint-based search. This would make the information available to employers required to do criminal background checks but not to journalists reporting on subsequent crimes a juvenile may later commit as an adult.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 10, 2013
Reported in the Senate on October 2, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on October 8, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 8, 2013
Passed 35 to 0 in the Senate on October 9, 2013 To restrict law enforcement agencies from disseminating juvenile criminal history record information, except in response to a fingerprint-based search. This would make the information available to employers subject to government-mandated criminal background checks on employees, but not to journalists reporting on subsequent crimes a juvenile may later commit as an adult.
Received in the House on October 9, 2013
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on October 9, 2013
Reported in the House on October 16, 2013 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 106 to 1 in the House on October 23, 2013 (same description)
To restrict law enforcement agencies from disseminating juvenile criminal history record information, except in response to a fingerprint-based search. This would make the information available to employers subject to government-mandated criminal background checks on employees, but not to journalists reporting on subsequent crimes a juvenile may later commit as an adult.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on November 5, 2013

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