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2005 Senate Bill 455: Increase penalties for embezzling from charities

Public Act 574 of 2006

Introduced by Sen. Valde Garcia (R) on May 3, 2005
To establish sentencing guidelines for the penalties proposed by Senate Bill 454 of embezzling from a charitable organization.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 3, 2005
Reported in the Senate on September 6, 2006
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on September 7, 2006
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that also auhorizes higher penalties for embezzlement committed against a senior citizen or vulnerable person, and which raises the maximum proposed penalties.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on September 7, 2006
Amendment offered by Sen. Valde Garcia (R) on September 12, 2006
To clarify the definition of "charitable organization" in the bill.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on September 12, 2006
Received in the House on September 12, 2006
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on September 12, 2006
Reported in the House on November 29, 2006
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 30, 2006

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