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2017 Senate Bill 9: Senate probation and parole reform package

Public Act 6 of 2017

Introduced by Sen. John Proos (R) on January 18, 2017 To require the Department of Corrections to allow organizations that provide prisoner reentry services to enter prisons for that purpose. The department would first have to develop screening and registration policies and procedures for this.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Michigan Competitiveness Committee on January 18, 2017
Reported in the Senate on January 31, 2017 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 35 to 0 in the Senate on February 2, 2017.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To require the Department of Corrections to allow organizations that provide prisoner reentry services to enter prisons for that purpose. The department would first have to develop screening and registration policies and procedures for this.
Received in the House on February 2, 2017
Referred to the House Michigan Competitiveness on February 2, 2017
Reported in the House on March 2, 2017 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Erika Geiss (D) on March 7, 2017 To allow but not require the Department of Corrections to allow organizations that provide prisoner reentry services to enter prisons for that purpose.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 7, 2017
Passed 73 to 34 in the House on March 8, 2017.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To require the Department of Corrections to allow organizations that provide prisoner reentry services to enter prisons for that purpose. The department would first have to develop screening and registration policies and procedures for this.
Received in the Senate on March 9, 2017
Passed 28 to 7 in the Senate on March 9, 2017.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on March 30, 2017

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