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2020 House Bill 5856: Repeal minimum sentences in various laws

Public Act 385 of 2020

Introduced by Rep. Steven Johnson R-Allegan County on June 11, 2020
To eliminate mandatory minimum sentences for many violations of the state‚Äôs Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act. This is part of a legislative package comprised of House Bills 5854 to 5857, and House Bill 5844, that make similar changes in other laws.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on June 11, 2020
Reported in the House on September 22, 2020
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on September 24, 2020
Referred to the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on September 24, 2020
Reported in the Senate on October 14, 2020
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on January 4, 2021