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2018 House Bill 5942: Criminalize making threat against a school

Public Act 532 of 2018

Introduced by Rep. Beau LaFave (R) on May 8, 2018
To make threatening violence against a school or students a crime subject to a year in prison and a $1,000 fine, and increase this to 10 years and $10,000 if an individual undertakes “any overt act toward carrying out” the threat.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on May 8, 2018
Reported in the House on June 5, 2018
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. William Sowerby (D) on June 7, 2018
To require an individual to intend a statement be taken as a threat for the bill to apply.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 7, 2018
Amendment offered by Rep. Jim Runestad (R) on June 7, 2018
To require a statement that sounds threatening to be intended as a threat for the proposed sanctions to apply.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 7, 2018
Passed 99 to 10 in the House on June 12, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To make intentionally threatening violence against a school or students a crime subject to a year in prison and a $1,000 fine, and increase this to 10 years and $10,000 if an individual undertakes “any overt act toward carrying out” the threat.
Received in the Senate on June 12, 2018
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 12, 2018
Reported in the Senate on December 5, 2018
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 27, 2018

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