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2015 House Bill 4962: Juvenile justice reform package
Introduced by Rep. Robert Kosowski D-Westland on October 7, 2015
To revise procedures prescribed in the probate code to reflect the proposal in House Bills 4947 to 4966 to no longer automatically prosecute and sentence 17 year olds charged with serious crimes as if they are adults.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on October 7, 2015
Reported in the House on February 16, 2016
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Robert Kosowski D-Westland on April 26, 2016
To establish that if passed the bill would go into effect on Oct. 1, 2018.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on April 26, 2016
Received in the Senate on May 3, 2016
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 3, 2016