MCL - Act 38 of 2023


Act 38 of 2023

AN ACT to provide for the issuance of restraining orders prohibiting certain individuals from possessing or purchasing firearms and ordering the surrender and seizure of a restrained individual's firearms; to provide for the powers and duties of certain state and local governmental officers and entities; to prescribe penalties; and to provide remedies.

History: 2023, Act 38, Eff. Feb. 13, 2024
Popular Name: Red flag law

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 691.1801 Section Short title.
Section 691.1803 Section Definitions.
Section 691.1805 Section Action for extreme risk protection order; filing; complaint requirements; confidentiality of petitioner; jurisdiction.
Section 691.1806 Section Expedited hearing for extreme risk protection order; notice; change of venue; use of video conferencing technology.
Section 691.1807 Section Issuance of extreme risk protection order; determination; preponderance of evidence; considerations; notice exception; hearing requirement; emergency extreme risk protection order; modification or rescission of order; surrendering of firearm.
Section 691.1809 Section Contents of extreme risk protection order; effectiveness and enforceability.
Section 691.1810 Section Responsibilities of restrained individual; notification to local law enforcement for failure to comply; compliance hearing; warrants.
Section 691.1811 Section Duties of the clerk of the court; notifications.
Section 691.1813 Section Service of extreme risk protection order.
Section 691.1815 Section Duties of law enforcement agency; seizure of firearm; use of law enforcement information network; notification of Federal Bureau of Investigation; failure to reclaim firearm.
Section 691.1817 Section Issuance of extended extreme risk protection order.
Section 691.1818 Section List of licensed firearm dealers.
Section 691.1819 Section Refusal or failure to comply with extreme risk protection order; making a false statement in complaint; penalties.
Section 691.1820 Section Effect of act.
Section 691.1821 Section Annual report on application of the act.