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2013 House Bill 5089: Create new pseudoephedrine “straw man” buyer crime

Public Act 217 of 2014

Introduced by Rep. Robert Genetski (R) on October 22, 2013 To authorize up to four years in prison and a $5,000 fine for purchasing ephedrine or pseudoephedrine while knowing that it will be used to manufacture methamphetamine.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on October 22, 2013
Reported in the House on June 4, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on June 4, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 4, 2014
Passed 105 to 3 in the House on June 5, 2014 To authorize up to 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine for purchasing ephedrine or pseudoephedrine while knowing that it will be used to manufacture methamphetamine.
Received in the Senate on June 10, 2014
Referred to the Senate on June 10, 2014
Passed 37 to 1 in the Senate on June 11, 2014 (same description)
To authorize up to 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine for purchasing ephedrine or pseudoephedrine while knowing that it will be used to manufacture methamphetamine.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 21, 2014

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