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2013 Senate Bill 471: Restrict releasing juvenile criminal history record information

Public Act 152 of 2013

  1. Introduced by Sen. Roger Kahn (R) on September 10, 2013, to restrict law enforcement agencies from disseminating juvenile criminal history record information, except in response to a fingerprint-based search. This would make the information available to employers required to do criminal background checks but not to journalists reporting on subsequent crimes a juvenile may later commit as an adult.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 10, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on October 2, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on October 8, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 8, 2013.
  2. Passed 35 to 0 in the Senate on October 9, 2013, to restrict law enforcement agencies from disseminating juvenile criminal history record information, except in response to a fingerprint-based search. This would make the information available to employers subject to government-mandated criminal background checks on employees, but not to journalists reporting on subsequent crimes a juvenile may later commit as an adult.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on October 9, 2013.
    • Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on October 9, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on October 16, 2013, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 106 to 1 in the House on October 23, 2013, to restrict law enforcement agencies from disseminating juvenile criminal history record information, except in response to a fingerprint-based search. This would make the information available to employers subject to government-mandated criminal background checks on employees, but not to journalists reporting on subsequent crimes a juvenile may later commit as an adult.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on November 5, 2013.

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