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2013 Senate Bill 585: Human trafficking crime package

Public Act 334 of 2014

Introduced by Sen. Mike Nofs (R) on October 3, 2013 To raise the minimum age for prostitution-related crimes to from 16 to 18, and prohibit local units of government from enacting ordinances that establish lower minimum ages. Individuals under this age caught violating the law would be presumed to be victims of some kind of coercion and could be taken into protective custody and placed under probate (family) court supervision.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on October 3, 2013
Reported in the Senate on February 4, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on March 25, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 25, 2014
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on March 26, 2014 (same description)
To raise the minimum age for prostitution-related crimes to from 16 to 18, and prohibit local units of government from enacting ordinances that establish lower minimum ages. Individuals under this age caught violating the law would be presumed to be victims of some kind of coercion and could be taken into protective custody and placed under probate (family) court supervision.
Received in the House on March 26, 2014
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on March 26, 2014
Reported in the House on October 2, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 107 to 0 in the House on October 2, 2014 (same description)
To raise the minimum age for prostitution-related crimes to from 16 to 18, and prohibit local units of government from enacting ordinances that establish lower minimum ages. Individuals under this age caught violating the law would be presumed to be victims of some kind of coercion and could be taken into protective custody and placed under probate (family) court supervision.
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 15, 2014

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