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2013 House Bill 5158: Create state “human trafficking commission”

Public Act 5158 of 2014

  1. Introduced by Rep. Kurt Heise (R) on November 14, 2013, to create a government “human trafficking commission” to seek grants, fund research and training for criminal justice and social service personnel, recommend changes to current law and more.
    • Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on November 14, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on December 4, 2013, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
    • Substitute offered by Rep. Kurt Heise (R) on January 15, 2014, to replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on January 15, 2014.
  2. Passed 109 to 1 in the House on January 22, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on January 23, 2014.
    • Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on January 23, 2014.
      • Reported in the Senate on October 1, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Amendment offered in the Senate on October 1, 2014, to require two individuals who have survived human trafficking to be appointed to the commission. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 1, 2014.
    • Amendment offered by Sen. David Robertson (R) on October 2, 2014, to revise details of which bills in the human trafficking package must become law for this one to. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 2, 2014.
  4. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on October 2, 2014, to create a government “human trafficking commission” to seek grants, fund research and training for criminal justice and social service personnel, recommend changes to current law and more.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on October 2, 2014.
  6. Passed 106 to 1 in the House on October 2, 2014, to concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 16, 2014.

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