HOUSE BILL NO. 4953

September 07, 2023, Introduced by Reps. Morse, Pohutsky, Koleszar, Hope, Brixie, Dievendorf, Glanville, Price, Rheingans, Arbit, Wilson, Tsernoglou, Steckloff, Liberati, Stone, Paiz, Byrnes, Mentzer, Breen, Skaggs, Brabec, Hoskins, Haadsma, Wegela, Hood, MacDonell, Conlin, Morgan and Weiss and referred to the Committee on Health Policy.

A bill to amend 1961 PA 236, entitled

"Revised judicature act of 1961,"

by amending section 5711 (MCL 600.5711), as amended by 2014 PA 223.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 5711. (1) A person shall not make any entry into or upon premises unless the entry is permitted by law.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), if entry is permitted by law, the person shall not enter with force but only in a peaceable manner.

(3) If the occupant took possession of the premises by means of a forcible entry, holds possession of the premises by force, or came into possession of the premises by trespass without color of title or other possessory interest, the owner, lessor, or licensor or an agent thereof may enter the premises and subsection (2) does not apply to the entry. However, any forcible entry shall not include conduct proscribed by chapter XI of the Michigan penal code, 1931 PA 328, MCL 750.81 to 750.90h.750.90g.

Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect unless Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 4949 (request no. 00312'23 *) of the 102nd Legislature is enacted into law.