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2017 Senate Bill 44: Expand retail fraud penalties

Public Act 241 of 2017

Introduced by Sen. Goeff Hansen (R) on January 18, 2017
To add retail fraud and failing to make a court-ordered appearance to the violations for which a court may order a convicted person to reimburse the state or a local government for expenses they incur related to the incident, including transportation costs.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on January 18, 2017
Reported in the Senate on February 2, 2017
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 34 to 1 in the Senate on February 21, 2017.
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(same description)
To add retail fraud and failing to make a court-ordered appearance to the violations for which a court may order a convicted person to reimburse the state or a local government for expenses they incur related to the incident, including transportation costs.
Received in the House on February 21, 2017
Referred to the House Law and Justice Committee on February 21, 2017
Reported in the House on November 7, 2017
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 66 to 44 in the House on December 13, 2017.
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To add retail fraud, dealing in stolen or embezzled property, and failing to make a court-ordered appearance to the violations for which a court may order a convicted person to reimburse the state or a local government for expenses they incur related to the incident, including transportation costs.
Received in the Senate on December 13, 2017
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on December 13, 2017.
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To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 20, 2017

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