HB-4104, As Passed House, April 9, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSE BILL No. 4104

 

 

January 29, 2019, Introduced by Reps. LaFave, Guerra, Farrington, Marino, Berman and Wittenberg and referred to the Committee on Financial Services.

 

     A bill to amend 1931 PA 328, entitled

 

"The Michigan penal code,"

 

by amending section 159g (MCL 750.159g), as amended by 2014 PA 300.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 159g. As used in this chapter, "racketeering" means

 

committing, attempting to commit, conspiring to commit, or aiding

 

or abetting, soliciting, coercing, or intimidating a person to

 

commit an offense for financial gain by obtaining money, property,

 

or any other thing of value, involving any of the following:

 

     (a) A felony violation of section 8 of the tobacco products

 

tax act, 1993 PA 327, MCL 205.428, concerning tobacco product

 

taxes, or section 9 of former 1947 PA 265, concerning cigarette

 

taxes.


     (b) A violation of section 11151(3) of the natural resources

 

and environmental protection act, 1994 PA 451, MCL 324.11151, or

 

section 48(3) of former 1979 PA 64, concerning felonious disposal

 

of hazardous waste.

 

     (c) A felony violation of part 74 of the public health code,

 

1978 PA 368, MCL 333.7401 to 333.7461, concerning controlled

 

substances.

 

     (d) A felony violation of section 7340, 7340c, or 17766c of

 

the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.7340, 333.7340c, and

 

333.17766c, concerning ephedrine or pseudoephedrine.

 

     (e) A felony violation of section 60 of the social welfare

 

act, 1939 PA 280, MCL 400.60, concerning welfare fraud.

 

     (f) A violation of section 4, 5, or 7 of the medicaid false

 

claim act, 1977 PA 72, MCL 400.604, 400.605, and 400.607,

 

concerning medicaid Medicaid fraud.

 

     (g) A felony violation of section 18 of the Michigan gaming

 

control and revenue act, 1996 IL 1, MCL 432.218, concerning the

 

business of gaming.

 

     (h) A felony violation of section 909(4) of the Michigan

 

liquor control code of 1998, 1998 PA 58, MCL 436.1909, concerning

 

the illegal sale, delivery, or importation of spirits.

 

     (i) A violation of section 508 of the uniform securities act

 

(2002), 2008 PA 551, MCL 451.2508, concerning fraud.

 

     (j) A violation of section 5 or 7 of 1978 PA 33, MCL 722.675

 

and 722.677, concerning the display or dissemination of obscene

 

matter to minors.

 

     (k) A violation of section 49, concerning animal fighting.


     (l) A felony violation of section 72, 73, 74, 75, or 77,

 

concerning arson.

 

     (m) A violation of section 93, 94, 95, or 96, concerning bank

 

bonds, bills, notes, and property.

 

     (n) A violation of section 110 or 110a, concerning breaking

 

and entering or home invasion.

 

     (o) A violation of section 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, or 124,

 

concerning bribery.

 

     (p) A violation of section 120a, concerning jury tampering.

 

     (q) A violation of section 145c, concerning child sexually

 

abusive activity or material.

 

     (r) A violation of section 145d, concerning internet or

 

computer crimes.

 

     (s) A felony violation of section 157n, 157p, 157q, 157r,

 

157s, 157t, or 157u, concerning credit cards or financial

 

transaction devices.

 

     (t) A felony violation of section 174, 175, 176, 180, 181, or

 

182, concerning embezzlement.

 

     (u) A felony violation of chapter XXXIII, concerning

 

explosives and bombs.

 

     (v) A violation of section 213, concerning extortion.

 

     (w) A felony violation of section 218, concerning false

 

pretenses.

 

     (x) A felony violation of section 223(2), 224(1)(a), (b), or

 

(c), 224b, 224c, 224e(1), 226, 227, 234a, 234b, or 237a, concerning

 

firearms or dangerous weapons.

 

     (y) A felony violation of chapter XLI, concerning forgery and


counterfeiting.

 

     (z) A violation of section 271, 272, 273, or 274, concerning

 

securities fraud.

 

     (aa) A violation of section 300a, concerning food stamps or

 

coupons or access devices.

 

     (bb) A violation of section 301, 302, 303, 304, 305, 305a, or

 

313, concerning gambling.

 

     (cc) A violation of section 316 or 317, concerning murder.

 

     (dd) A violation of section 330, 331, or 332, concerning horse

 

racing.

 

     (ee) A violation of section 349, 349a, or 350, concerning

 

kidnapping.

 

     (ff) A felony violation of chapter LII, concerning larceny.

 

     (gg) A violation of section 411k, concerning money laundering.

 

     (hh) A violation of section 422, 423, 424, or 425, concerning

 

perjury or subornation of perjury.

 

     (ii) A violation of section 452, 455, 457, 458, or 459,

 

concerning prostitution.

 

     (jj) A violation of chapter LXVIIA, concerning human

 

trafficking.

 

     (kk) A violation of section 529, 529a, 530, or 531, concerning

 

robbery.

 

     (ll) A felony violation of section 535 or 535a, concerning

 

stolen, embezzled, or converted property.

 

     (mm) A violation of chapter LXXXIII-A, concerning terrorism.

 

     (nn) A violation of section 5 of 1984 PA 343, MCL 752.365,

 

concerning obscenity.


     (oo) A felony violation of the identity theft protection act,

 

2004 PA 452, MCL 445.61 to 445.77.445.79d.

 

     (pp) An offense committed within this state or another state

 

that constitutes racketeering activity as defined in 18 USC

 

1961(1).

 

     (qq) An offense committed within this state or another state

 

in violation of a law of the United States that is substantially

 

similar to a violation listed in subdivisions (a) through (pp).

 

     (rr) An offense committed in another state in violation of a

 

statute of that state that is substantially similar to a violation

 

listed in subdivisions (a) through (pp).

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days

 

after the date it is enacted into law.