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2015 Senate Bill 434: Authorize highway drug testing pilot program

Public Act 243 of 2016

Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson (R) on July 1, 2015 To authorize a one year pilot program in three counties of roadside drug testing, to determine whether drivers are operating vehicles while under the influence of a controlled substance by means of “oral fluid analysis” (saliva test).   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on July 1, 2015
Reported in the Senate on October 8, 2015 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on January 14, 2016
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on January 14, 2016
Amendment offered by Sen. Steve Bieda (D) on January 20, 2016 To strip out a provision authorizing the State Police to do more pilot programs after these ones are completed.
The amendment failed 11 to 27 in the Senate on January 20, 2016.
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Passed 28 to 10 in the Senate on January 20, 2016.
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To authorize a one year pilot program in five counties of roadside drug testing, to determine whether drivers are operating vehicles while under the influence of a controlled substance (marijuana in particular) by means of “oral fluid analysis” (saliva test).
Received in the House on January 20, 2016
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on January 20, 2016
Reported in the House on March 22, 2016 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 70 to 37 in the House on June 9, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To authorize a one year pilot program in five counties of roadside drug testing, to determine whether drivers are operating vehicles while under the influence of a controlled substance (marijuana in particular) by means of “oral fluid analysis” (saliva test).
Received in the Senate on June 9, 2016
Passed 27 to 10 in the Senate on June 9, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 23, 2016

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