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2013 Senate Bill 644: Revise “strict discipline academies” detail

Public Act 256 of 2014

Introduced by Sen. Dave Hildenbrand (R) on October 24, 2013 To allow “strict discipline academies” (which provide alternative schooling for students expelled for certain criminal offenses and juvenile offenders under a criminal sentence diversion agreement) to enroll students from high- or medium-security juvenile facilities, mental health facilities, or child caring institutions that are operated by a private agency.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on October 24, 2013
Reported in the Senate on March 6, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on March 13, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 13, 2014
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on March 18, 2014
Received in the House on March 18, 2014
Referred to the House Education Committee on March 18, 2014
Reported in the House on June 4, 2014 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 96 to 14 in the House on June 12, 2014 (same description)
To allow “strict discipline academies” (which provide alternative schooling for students expelled for certain criminal offenses and juvenile offenders under a criminal sentence diversion agreement) to enroll students from high- or medium-security juvenile facilities, mental health facilities, or child caring institutions that are operated by a private agency.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 28, 2014

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