HB-4856, As Passed House, December 14, 2012HB-4856, As Passed Senate, December 13, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBSTITUTE FOR

 

HOUSE BILL NO. 4856

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     A bill to amend 1931 PA 328, entitled

 

"The Michigan penal code,"

 

(MCL 750.1 to 750.568) by adding section 474.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 474. (1) A person shall not transport or possess usable

 

marihuana as defined in section 26423 of the public health code,

 

1978 PA 368, MCL 333.26423, in or upon a motor vehicle or any self-

 

propelled vehicle designed for land travel unless the usable

 

marihuana is 1 or more of the following:

 

     (a) Enclosed in a case that is carried in the trunk of the

 

vehicle.

 

     (b) Enclosed in a case that is not readily accessible from the

 

interior of the vehicle, if the vehicle in which the person is

 


traveling does not have a trunk.

 

     (2) A person who violates this section is guilty of a

 

misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 93 days or

 

a fine of not more than $500.00, or both.