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2012 Senate Bill 1109: Revise the “three strikes and you’re out” crime law

Public Act 319 of 2012

Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on May 2, 2012
To revise the “three strikes and you’re out” provision in criminal law to require a minimum 25 year sentence for a fourth-timer who commits certain serious crimes against a person.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 2, 2012
Reported in the Senate on May 9, 2012
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on June 7, 2012
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 7, 2012
Received in the House on June 7, 2012
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on June 7, 2012
Reported in the House on August 15, 2012
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on September 12, 2012
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 12, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Stacy Erwin Oakes (D) on September 12, 2012
To tie-bar the bill to House Bill 4106, meaning this bill cannot become law unless that one does also. HB 4106 would revise the grounds for seeking to have a criminal record expunged from a person’s record.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on September 12, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Lisa Brown (D) on September 12, 2012
To clarify that not more than one conviction arising from the same criminal "transaction" should be considered for purposes of this bill.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on September 12, 2012
Received in the Senate on September 13, 2012
Passed 32 to 6 in the Senate on September 19, 2012.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on September 30, 2012

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