Introduced by Rep. Robert Jones D- on March 22, 2007
To require the Secretary of State to accept a Michigan prison prisoner identification card as one of the identification documents that allow a person to get a state indentification card, and give the Secretary of State access to the Department of Corrections prisoner biography database for purposes of making it easier for ex-prisoners to get a these cards. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on March 22, 2007
Reported in the House on February 7, 2008
With the recommendation that the amendments be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the House on February 20, 2008
To establish that if passed the bill will go into effect on June 1, 2008, and to tie-bar the bill to House Bills 4425 to 4527, and 5568, meaning this bill cannot become law unless those ones do also. Those bills would amend various acts to ease the ability of ex-prisoners to obtain driver's licenses and state ID cards, and also would create a debit card by which former prisoners could access money left in their prisoner accounts.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on February 20, 2008