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2015 House Bill 4463: Clarify aggravated physical abuse sentencing guideline

Public Act 137 of 2015

Introduced by Rep. Kurt Heise (R) on April 16, 2015
To clarify wording in the state sentencing guidelines for the crime of aggravated physical abuse, where the offender's conduct was "designed to substantially increase the fear and anxiety of a victim." This relates to recent state Supreme Court cases, People v Hardy and People v Glenn.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on April 16, 2015
Reported in the House on April 28, 2015
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Moved to reconsider by Rep. Aric Nesbitt (R) on May 7, 2015
The vote by which the bill was passed.
The motion passed by voice vote in the House on May 7, 2015
Received in the House on May 7, 2015
Received in the Senate on May 12, 2015
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 12, 2015
Reported in the Senate on June 11, 2015
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on September 24, 2015
To establish that if enacted the bill will go into effect 90 days afterward.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on September 24, 2015
Received in the House on September 24, 2015
Passed 85 to 21 in the House on September 29, 2015.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 6, 2015

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