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2013 Senate Bill 584: Eliminate statute of limitations on child sex trafficking

Public Act 324 of 2014

Introduced by Sen. Judy Emmons (R) on October 3, 2013 To eliminate the statute of limitations for prosecution of human trafficking crimes that cost the life of another, and establish a 25 year limitation on prosecuting other human trafficking or commercial sexual exploitation of minors offenses.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on October 3, 2013
Reported in the Senate on December 5, 2013 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on December 12, 2013 (same description)
To eliminate the statute of limitations for prosecution of human trafficking crimes that cost the life of another, and establish a 25 year limitation on prosecuting other human trafficking or commercial sexual exploitation of minors offenses.
Received in the House on December 12, 2013
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on December 12, 2013
Reported in the House on May 21, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Edward McBroom (R) on June 5, 2014 To reduce the proposed statute of limitation on human trafficking crimes that do not cost the life of another, from 25 years to 12 years.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 5, 2014
Moved to reconsider by Rep. Jim Stamas (R) on October 2, 2014 To reconsider the vote by which the McBroom amendment was passed.
The motion passed by voice vote in the House on October 2, 2014
Amendment offered by Rep. Edward McBroom (R) on October 2, 2014 To reduce the proposed statute of limitation on human trafficking crimes that do not cost the life of another, from 25 years to 12 years.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on October 2, 2014
Passed 108 to 1 in the House on October 2, 2014 (same description)
To eliminate the statute of limitations for prosecution of human trafficking crimes that cost the life of another, and establish a 25 year limitation on prosecuting other human trafficking or commercial sexual exploitation of minors offenses.
Received in the Senate on October 2, 2014
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on October 2, 2014 To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 16, 2014

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