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2017 Senate Bill 14: Senate probation and parole reform package
Introduced by Sen. Jack Brandenburg (R) on January 18, 2017
To authorize grants of up to $2,400 to an employer who hires an individual currently on probation or parole, capped at $7,200 annually for an employer who hires more than onewho hires more than one.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Michigan Competitiveness Committee on January 18, 2017
Reported in the Senate on January 31, 2017
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
To authorize grants of up to $2,400 to an employer who hires an individual currently on probation or parole, capped at $7,200 annually for an employer who hires more than one.
Received in the House on February 2, 2017
Referred to the House Michigan Competitiveness on February 2, 2017
Reported in the House on March 2, 2017
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Mary Whiteford (R) on March 8, 2017
To only allow the proposed subsidies if a job has been posted and unfilled for at least six months.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 8, 2017
Referred to the House Law and Justice Committee on December 13, 2017

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