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2020 Senate Bill 1050: Reduce maximum probation terms

Public Act 397 of 2020

Introduced by Sen. Michael MacDonald (R) on July 23, 2020
To reduce the maximum probation sentence from five years to three years for felonies, plus one additional year if a court finds it would serve a "specific rehabilitation goal.” The bill also limits sentences for probation violations.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee on July 23, 2020
Reported in the Senate on October 6, 2020
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on December 8, 2020
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on December 8, 2020
Reported in the House on December 17, 2020
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on December 18, 2020
To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on January 4, 2021

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