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

Public Act 215 of 2013

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”).   Official Text and Analysis.
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.
Passed 109 to 0 in the House on November 7, 2013 (same description)
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”).
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
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on December 12, 2013
Received in the House on December 12, 2013
Passed 109 to 0 in the House on December 12, 2013 To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 21, 2013

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