Act No. 180

Public Acts of 2023

Approved by the Governor

November 6, 2023

Filed with the Secretary of State

November 7, 2023

EFFECTIVE DATE:  Sine Die

(91st day after final adjournment of the 2023 Regular Session)

state of michigan

102nd Legislature

Regular session of 2023

Introduced by Reps. Rogers, Conlin, Brixie, Young, Farhat, Byrnes, Outman, Kunse, Bezotte, Tisdel, Filler, BeGole, Arbit, Wilson, Brenda Carter, VanWoerkom, Hope, Steckloff, Bierlein, Scott, Glanville, Dievendorf, McFall, Hoskins, Morgan, Schuette, Paiz, Mueller, Fitzgerald, Liberati, Weiss, Neeley, Miller, Tyrone Carter, Meerman, Beson, Coffia, Skaggs, Brabec and Aiyash

ENROLLED HOUSE BILL No. 4420

AN ACT to amend 1927 PA 175, entitled “An act to revise, consolidate, and codify the laws relating to criminal procedure and to define the jurisdiction, powers, and duties of courts, judges, and other officers of the court under the provisions of this act; to provide laws relative to the rights of persons accused of criminal offenses and ordinance violations; to provide for the arrest of persons charged with or suspected of criminal offenses and ordinance violations; to provide for bail of persons arrested for or accused of criminal offenses and ordinance violations; to provide for the examination of persons accused of criminal offenses; to regulate the procedure relative to grand juries, indictments, informations, and proceedings before trial; to provide for trials of persons complained of or indicted for criminal offenses and ordinance violations and to provide for the procedure in those trials; to provide for judgments and sentences of persons convicted of criminal offenses and ordinance violations; to establish a sentencing commission and to prescribe its powers and duties; to provide for procedure relating to new trials and appeals in criminal and ordinance violation cases; to provide a uniform system of probation throughout this state and the appointment of probation officers; to prescribe the powers, duties, and compensation of probation officers; to provide penalties for the violation of the duties of probation officers; to provide for procedure governing proceedings to prevent crime and proceedings for the discovery of crime; to provide for fees of officers, witnesses, and others in criminal and ordinance violation cases; to set forth miscellaneous provisions as to criminal procedure in certain cases; to provide penalties for the violation of certain provisions of this act; and to repeal all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with or contravening any of the provisions of this act,” (MCL 760.1 to 777.69) by adding section 21b to chapter XVI.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

CHAPTER XVI

 

Sec. 21b. (1) A police officer or a prosecuting attorney may provide a domestic or sexual violence service provider agency with the name, demographics, and other pertinent information of, and information to facilitate contact with, a victim of domestic or sexual violence for the purpose of offering supportive services to the victim. If a police officer or prosecuting attorney provides information to a domestic or sexual violence service provider agency under this section, that police officer or prosecuting attorney shall notify the victim of domestic or sexual violence that the information was provided.

(2) This section does not authorize the disclosure of a confidential address.

(3) The providing of information by a police officer or prosecutor under subsection (1) is in addition to any other requirement under law to provide notice or information to a victim of domestic or sexual violence, including, but not limited to, section 15c of chapter IV, section 3 of the William Van Regenmorter crime victim’s rights act, 1985 PA 87, MCL 780.753, and section 3 of the sexual assault victim’s access to justice act, 2014 PA 319, MCL 752.953.

(4) As used in this section:

(a) “Confidential address” means that term as defined in section 3 of the address confidentiality program act, 2020 PA 301, MCL 780.853.

(b) “Domestic or sexual violence service provider agency” means an agency that receives funding from the department of health and human services division of victim services to provide confidential supportive services to victims of domestic or sexual violence, receives a federal grant through the United States Department of Justice to provide confidential supportive services to victims of domestic or sexual violence, or is associated with an Indian tribe and is providing confidential supportive services to victims of domestic or sexual violence.

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Clerk of the House of Representatives

 

Secretary of the Senate

Approved___________________________________________

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Governor