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2011 House Bill 5110: Revise criteria for investigatory stops of moving vessels

Public Act 62 of 2012

Introduced by Rep. Richard LeBlanc (D) on October 19, 2011
To revise the criteria for investigatory stops of moving vessels. The bill would allow stops not just for suspicion that the vessel is violating a marine law, but also for suspected engagement “in criminal activity,” and allow an immediate arrest if this is found, without having to get an arrest warrant. It would limit stops for suspected marine violations to suspicions that are "articulable".   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Committee on October 19, 2011
Reported in the House on November 1, 2011
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on November 10, 2011
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 November 10, 2011
To revise the criteria for investigatory stops of moving vessels. The bill would allow stops not just for suspicion that the vessel is violating a marine law, but also for suspected engagement “in criminal activity,” and allow an immediate arrest if this is found, without having to get an arrest warrant.
Received in the Senate on November 30, 2011
Referred to the Senate Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Committee on November 30, 2011
Reported in the Senate on February 14, 2012
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on February 23, 2012
To move back the date the bill goes into effect.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 23, 2012
Received in the House on February 29, 2012
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on March 22, 2012

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