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2017 Senate Bill 21: Senate probation and parole reform package

Public Act 15 of 2017

Introduced by Sen. Rebekah Warren D-Ann Arbor on January 18, 2017
To earmark up to $1 million annually from a state crime victims fund to “child assessment centers” that would provide “services to children who have experienced trauma or abuse as a result of a criminal offense”.   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.
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-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
To make victims of "minor crimes" as defined in the bill also eligible for money from state crime victims fund.
Received in the Senate on March 9, 2017
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on March 30, 2017