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2013 Senate Bill 582: Authorize enhanced penalties for drive-by shooting

Public Act 191 of 2014

  1. Introduced by Sen. Jim Marleau (R) on October 3, 2013, to authorize up to life in prison for intentionally discharging a firearm from a vehicle or at a dwelling when this causes death (as in a “drive-by” shooting), and 15 to 20 years if someone is injured. These penalties would be on top of any imposed for assault, attempted murder, etc. The bill also increases the maximum penalty if no one is hurt from four years to 10 years.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on October 3, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on October 17, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on October 24, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 24, 2013.
  2. Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on October 29, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on October 29, 2013.
    • Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on October 29, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on March 19, 2014, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 108 to 1 in the House on June 3, 2014, to authorize up to life in prison for intentionally discharging a firearm from a vehicle or at a dwelling when this causes death (as in a “drive-by” shooting), and 15 to 20 years if someone is injured. These penalties would be on top of any imposed for assault, attempted murder, etc. The bill also increases the maximum penalty if no one is hurt from four years to 10 years.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 19, 2014.

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