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2013 House Bill 5053: Clarify cash register “zapper” crime jurisdiction

Public Act 215 of 2013

  1. Introduced by Rep. Ellen Lipton (D) on October 3, 2013, to clarify jurisdiction details of a 2012 law banning the possession, manufacture or sale of an automated sales suppression device for falsifying the records of electronic cash registers (also called a “zapper” or “phantom-ware”).
    • Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on October 3, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on October 23, 2013, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  2. Passed 109 to 0 in the House on November 7, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on November 12, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on November 12, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on November 13, 2013, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Amendment offered in the Senate on December 11, 2013, to establish that if passed the bill will go into effect on April 1, 2014. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 11, 2013.
  4. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on December 12, 2013.
    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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