Introduced by Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker (R) on May 9, 2017 To make it a crime subject to 15 years in prison to perform a clitoridectomy, infibulation, or other female genital mutilation on a girl age 17 or younger. Also, to authorize the same penalty for knowingly transporting a girl from Michigan for this purpose. Claims that the procedure is required by custom or ritual would be explicitly excluded as a defense to prosecution. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 9, 2017
Reported in the Senate on May 10, 2017 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.