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2013 House Bill 5020: Eliminate sunset on “sobriety court interlock project”

Public Act 226 of 2013

  1. Introduced by Rep. Nancy Jenkins (R) on October 1, 2013, to make permanent the “sobriety court interlock project” pilot program authorized by a 2010 law intended to “reduce recidivism among alcohol offenders”.
    • Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on October 1, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on October 17, 2013, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  2. Passed 108 to 0 in the House on October 30, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on October 31, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on October 31, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on November 7, 2013, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on December 11, 2013, to adopt a version of the bill that extends the sunset for one year, but then makes the project in effect permanent. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 11, 2013.
  4. Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on December 12, 2013, to make permanent the “sobriety court interlock project” pilot program authorized by a 2010 law intended to “reduce recidivism among alcohol offenders”.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on December 12, 2013.
  6. Passed 109 to 0 in the House on December 12, 2013, to concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 21, 2013.

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