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2014 Senate Bill 969: Authorize local nuisance suits to shut drug or prostitution house
  1. Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on June 2, 2014, to authorize a city, village, or township to file a nuisance lawsuit to shut down the activity at a building, vehicle, boat, aircraft, or place that is being used for prostitution, illegal drug, animal fighting, or unlawful alcohol-related offenses.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 2, 2014.
      • Reported in the Senate on June 4, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
  2. Passed 33 to 0 in the Senate on August 13, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on August 27, 2014.
    • Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on August 27, 2014.
      • Reported in the House on September 17, 2014, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.