Introduced by Rep. Phil Pavlov (R) on February 23, 2006 To ban subjecting another person to forced labor or service, including sex, by physical restraint or the threat of physical restraint; by threatening to abuse the law or legal processes; by destroying, concealing, removing, confiscating, or possessing a passport or other immigration document; by using blackmail, threatening to cause financial harm, or exerting financial control; and more. To also prohibit recruiting, enticing, harboring, transporting, providing, or obtaining by any means a minor if one knows that the minor will be used for child sexually abusive activity; or an adult or minor for forced labor. A penalty of up to life in prison would be authorized if the activity results in the death of another, and up to 10 years in other cases. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on February 23, 2006
Reported in the House on March 8, 2006 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on March 21, 2006 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on March 21, 2006
Amendment offered by Rep. Paul Condino (D) on March 21, 2006 To tie-bar the bill to House Bill 4811, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. HB 4811 would repeal Michigan's ban on suing the maker of prescription drugs that have been approved by the FDA, unless there was fraud involved.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 21, 2006