HOUSE BILL No. 4337

 

 

March 12, 2019, Introduced by Reps. Berman, Yaroch, Mueller and Sabo and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

 

     A bill to amend 1931 PA 328, entitled

 

"The Michigan penal code,"

 

(MCL 750.1 to 750.568) by adding section 479d.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 479d. (1) A person who commits or attempts to commit a

 

violent felony in which the victim is targeted because he or she

 

is, or is perceived to be, a law enforcement officer, reserve

 

officer, or corrections officer is guilty of a felony punishable by

 

imprisonment for not more than 2 years, to be served consecutively

 

to any term of imprisonment imposed for the underlying felony or

 

attempted felony.

 

     (2) As used in this section:

 

     (a) "Corrections officer" means that term as defined in

 

section 316.

 

     (b) "Law enforcement officer" means that term as defined in


section 2 of the Michigan commission on law enforcement standards

 

act, 1965 PA 203, MCL 28.602.

 

     (c) "Reserve officer" means an individual authorized on a

 

voluntary or irregular basis by a duly authorized law enforcement

 

agency of this state or a political subdivision of this state to

 

act as a law enforcement officer, who is responsible for the

 

preservation of the peace, the prevention and detection of crime,

 

and the enforcement of the general criminal laws of this state.

 

     (d) "Violent felony" means an offense against a person in

 

violation of section 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 316, 317, 321,

 

349, 349a, 350, 397, 520b, 520c, 520d, 520e, 520g, 529, 529a, or

 

530 of the Michigan penal code, 1931 PA 328, MCL 750.82, 750.83,

 

750.84, 750.85, 750.86, 750.87, 750.88, 750.89, 750.316, 750.317,

 

750.321, 750.349, 750.349a, 750.350, 750.397, 750.520b, 750.520c,

 

750.520d, 750.520e, 750.520g, 750.529, 750.529a, and 750.530.

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days

 

after the date it is enacted into law.

 

     Enacting section 2. This amendatory act does not take effect

 

unless Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 4338 (request no.

 

02018'19) of the 100th Legislature is enacted into law.