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CORRECTIONS CODE OF 1953

Act 232 of 1953

AN ACT to revise, consolidate, and codify the laws relating to probationers and probation officers, to pardons, reprieves, commutations, and paroles, to the administration of correctional institutions, correctional farms, and probation recovery camps, to prisoner labor and correctional industries, and to the supervision and inspection of local jails and houses of correction; to provide for the siting of correctional facilities; to create a state department of corrections, and to prescribe its powers and duties; to provide for the transfer to and vesting in said department of powers and duties vested by law in certain other state boards, commissions, and officers, and to abolish certain boards, commissions, and offices the powers and duties of which are transferred by this act; to allow for the operation of certain facilities by private entities; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain other state departments and agencies; to provide for the creation of a local lockup advisory board; to provide for a lifetime electronic monitoring program; to prescribe penalties for the violation of the provisions of this act; to make certain appropriations; to repeal certain parts of this act on specific dates; and to repeal all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act.


History: 1953, Act 232, Eff. Oct. 2, 1953 ;-- Am. 1980, Act 303, Imd. Eff. Nov. 26, 1980 ;-- Am. 1984, Act 102, Imd. Eff. May 8, 1984 ;-- Am. 1988, Act 510, Eff. Mar. 30, 1989 ;-- Am. 1992, Act 22, Imd. Eff. Mar. 19, 1992 ;-- Am. 1993, Act 184, Imd. Eff. Sept. 30, 1993 ;-- Am. 1996, Act 164, Eff. Mar. 31, 1997 ;-- Am. 2006, Act 172, Eff. Aug. 28, 2006
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of the Department of Corrections to a new Department of Corrections, see E.R.O. No. 1991-12, compiled at MCL 791.302 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.For abolition of the Michigan Corrections Commission and transferring its powers, duties, and functions to the Director of the new Department of Corrections with the exception that the power to appoint the Director shall be vested with the Governor, see E.R.O. No. 1991-12, compiled at MCL 791.302 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
Popular Name: Department of Corrections Act


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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
232-1953-IDivisionCHAPTER I DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS. (791.201...791.220j)
232-1953-IIDivisionCHAPTER II BUREAU OF PROBATION. (791.221...791.230a)
232-1953-IIIDivisionCHAPTER III BUREAU OF PARDONS AND PAROLES; PAROLE BOARD. (791.231...791.246)
232-1953-IIIADivisionCHAPTER IIIA (791.251...791.256)
232-1953-IVDivisionCHAPTER IV BUREAU OF PENAL INSTITUTIONS. (791.261...791.269a)
232-1953-VDivisionCHAPTER V BUREAU OF PRISON INDUSTRIES. (791.270...791.271)
232-1953-VIDivisionCHAPTER VI MISCELLANEOUS. (791.281...791.285)