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2013 House Bill 5025: “Human trafficking” criminal law package

Public Act 335 of 2014

  1. Introduced by Rep. Kurt Heise (R) on October 1, 2013, to allow and facilitate the expungement of prostitution offenses from a person’s criminal record if the individual was the victim of a “human trafficking” violation.
    • Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on October 1, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on January 22, 2014, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Substitute offered by Rep. Kurt Heise (R) on February 11, 2014. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on February 11, 2014.
  2. Passed 109 to 0 in the House on February 12, 2014, to allow and facilitate the expungement of a prostitution offense from a person’s criminal record if the person was the victim of a “human trafficking” violation.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on February 13, 2014.
    • Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on February 13, 2014.
      • Reported in the Senate on May 20, 2014, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on October 2, 2014, to allow and facilitate the expungement of a prostitution offense from a person’s criminal record if the person was the victim of a “human trafficking” violation.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on October 2, 2014.
  6. Passed 107 to 0 in the House on October 2, 2014, to concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 15, 2014.

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