THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931
750.212a Violation as felony; term of imprisonment; definitions.
(1) If a person violates this chapter and the violation is committed in or is directed at a vulnerable target, the person is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 20 years. The court may order a term of imprisonment imposed under this section to be served consecutively to the term of imprisonment for the underlying violation.
(2) As used in this section, “vulnerable target” means any of the following:
(a) A child care center or day care center as defined in section 1 of 1973 PA 116, MCL 722.111.
(b) A health care facility or agency as defined in section 20106 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.20106.
(c) A building or structure open to the general public.
(d) A church, synagogue, mosque, or other place of religious worship.
(e) A public, private, denominational, or parochial school offering developmental kindergarten, kindergarten, or any grade 1 through 12.
(f) An institution of higher education.
(g) A stadium.
(h) A transportation structure or facility open to the public, including, but not limited to, a bridge, a tunnel, a public highway, or a railroad.
(i) An airport. As used in this subdivision, “airport” means that term as defined in section 2 of the aeronautics code of the state of Michigan, 1945 PA 327, MCL 259.2.
(j) Port facilities. As used in this subdivision, “port facilities” means that term as defined in section 2 of the Hertel-Law-T. Stopczynski port authority act, 1978 PA 639, MCL 120.102.
(k) A public services facility. As used in this subdivision, “public services facility” means any of the following facilities whether publicly or privately owned:
(i) A natural gas refinery, natural gas storage facility, or natural gas pipeline.
(ii) An electric, steam, gas, telephone, power, water, or pipeline facility.
(iii) A nuclear power plant, nuclear reactor facility, or nuclear waste storage facility.
(l) A petroleum refinery, petroleum storage facility, or petroleum pipeline.
(m) A vehicle, locomotive or railroad car, aircraft, or watercraft used to provide transportation services to the public or to provide for the movement of goods in commerce.
(n) A building, structure, or other facility owned or operated by the federal government, by this state, or by a political subdivision or any other instrumentality of this state or of a local unit of government.
History: Add. 1998, Act 207, Eff. Oct. 1, 1998
Am. 2002, Act 116, Eff. Apr. 22, 2002
Am. 2002, Act 140, Eff. Apr. 22, 2002
Am. 2003, Act 257, Eff. Jan. 1, 2004
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