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Act 144 of 1937

AN ACT relative to and to make uniform the procedure on interstate extradition; to prescribe penalties for the violation of the provisions of this act; and to repeal all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act.

History: 1937, Act 144, Eff. Oct. 29, 1937

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 780.1SectionUniform criminal extradition act; definitions.
Section 780.2SectionFugitives from justice; duty of governor.
Section 780.3SectionForm of demand.
Section 780.3aSectionExtradition; persons not present in demanding state at time of commission of crime.
Section 780.4SectionInvestigation by governor.
Section 780.5SectionExtradition; persons imprisoned or awaiting trial in another state or who have left demanding state under compulsion.
Section 780.6SectionGovernor's warrant; issuance; recitation of facts; revocation of bail.
Section 780.7SectionGovernor's warrant; execution, manner and place.
Section 780.8SectionArresting officer; authority.
Section 780.9SectionRights of accused persons; writ of habeas corpus, application.
Section 780.10SectionViolation of section; misdemeanor, penalty.
Section 780.11SectionConfinement in jail; necessary circumstances.
Section 780.12SectionArrest prior to requisition.
Section 780.13SectionArrest without warrant.
Section 780.14SectionCommitment to await requisition; bail.
Section 780.15SectionBail; type of cases; condition of bond.
Section 780.16SectionDischarge or recommitment of accused; additional periods; limitation.
Section 780.17SectionForfeiture of bail.
Section 780.18SectionPersons under criminal prosecution in state; applicability of restrictions on commitment.
Section 780.19SectionGuilt or innocence of accused when inquired into.
Section 780.20SectionGovernor's warrant; recall or issuance of another.
Section 780.21SectionFugitives from state; duty of governor.
Section 780.22SectionApplication for issuance of requisition; contents.
Section 780.23SectionCosts and expenses.
Section 780.23aSectionExtradition costs; payment.
Section 780.24SectionImmunity from service of process in certain civil actions.
Section 780.25SectionWritten waiver of extradition proceedings.
Section 780.25aSectionDelivering individual to demanding state without governor's warrant.
Section 780.26SectionNon-waiver by state.
Section 780.27SectionNo right of asylum.
Section 780.28SectionInterpretation of act.
Section 780.31SectionUniform criminal extradition act; short title.
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