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2015 House Bill 4588: Expand private college security force powers

Public Act 324 of 2016

Introduced by Rep. Kurt Heise R-Plymouth on May 13, 2015
To permit private college security force personnel who have the same license as regular police to exercise full “peace officer” (police officer) powers outside the college’s grounds, including cases of “hot pursuit” of an individual suspected of violating the law, or in cooperation with regular police officers, subject to various restrictions.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on May 13, 2015
Reported in the House on March 15, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on May 18, 2016
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 18, 2016
Reported in the Senate on October 18, 2016
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on October 20, 2016
To require that at least 50 percent of a college's security officers with the powers authorized by the bill must have been employed as licensed or certified police for at least five years.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 20, 2016
Received in the House on November 9, 2016
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on November 22, 2016