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2012 Senate Bill 1315: Make warrantless searches a condition of criminal parole

Public Act 623 of 2012

Introduced by Sen. John Proos (R) on September 25, 2012 To make warrantless searches by police or parole officers of a criminal parolee’s person and property a condition of parole.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 25, 2012
Reported in the Senate on November 27, 2012 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. John Proos (R) on November 29, 2012 To state in the proposed law that law enforcement agencies are not allowed to use it to "intimidate or harass".
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 29, 2012
Passed 28 to 10 in the Senate on November 29, 2012 (same description)
To make warrantless searches by police or parole officers of a criminal parolee’s person and property a condition of parole.
Received in the House on November 29, 2012
Referred to the House Insurance Committee on November 29, 2012
Reported in the House on December 12, 2012 With the recommendation that the amendment be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the House on December 13, 2012 To permit warrantless searches of parolees and their property that are intended to "intimidate or harass" as long as this is not the "sole" reasons for the search.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2012
Passed 80 to 30 in the House on December 13, 2012 (same description)
To make warrantless searches by police or parole officers of a criminal parolee’s person and property a condition of parole.
Received in the Senate on December 14, 2012
Passed 29 to 9 in the Senate on December 14, 2012 To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 8, 2013

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