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2019 House Bill 4130: Authorize release for medically frail prisoner

Public Act 14 of 2019

Introduced by Rep. Tyrone Carter (D) on February 6, 2019
To revise the state corrections code to accommodate the proposal in House Bill 4129 to allow “medically frail” prisoners whose condition makes them “a minimal threat to society” to be paroled to a hospital, hospice, nursing home or other suitable accommodation for the balance of their term.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on February 6, 2019
Reported in the House on March 12, 2019
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Tyrone Carter (D) on March 12, 2019
To clarify that a sentencing judge's successor may fulfill the approval requirement the law requires.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 12, 2019
Received in the Senate on March 13, 2019
Referred to the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on March 13, 2019
Reported in the Senate on April 30, 2019
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on May 22, 2019

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