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2013 Senate Bill 94: Prohibit Michigan National Guard executing federal “indefinite detention”

Public Act 228 of 2013

  1. Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on January 29, 2013, to prohibit members of the Michigan National Guard or other state and local government employees from participating in the investigation, prosecution, or detention of any person under a recent federal law giving the current or a future President the power to order the indefinite detention of persons arrested on U.S. soil, without charge or trial (“Section 1021 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Year 2012”).
    • Referred to the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs & Homeland Security Committee on January 29, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on February 27, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on March 5, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 5, 2013.
  2. Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on March 6, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on March 6, 2013.
    • Referred to the House Oversight Committee on March 6, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on November 13, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on December 5, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 5, 2013.
  4. Passed 109 to 0 in the House on December 10, 2013, to prohibit members of the Michigan National Guard or other state and local government employees from participating in the investigation, prosecution, or detention of any person under a recent federal law giving the current or a future President the power to order the indefinite detention of persons arrested on U.S. soil, without charge or trial (“Section 1021 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Year 2012”).
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the Senate on December 11, 2013.
  6. Passed 35 to 0 in the Senate on December 11, 2013, to concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 21, 2013.

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