THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931
***** 750.136a.added THIS ADDED SECTION IS EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 9, 2017: See 750.136a.added and 750.136a.added *****
750.136a.added Transporting person for conduct violating MCL 750.136; violation as felony; penalty; permanent revocation of license; other violation from same transaction.
(1) A person shall not knowingly transport a person from this state for the purpose of conduct with regard to that person that would be a violation of section 136 if the conduct occurred in this state.
(2) A person shall not knowingly facilitate a violation of subsection (1).
(3) A person who violates this section is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 15 years.
(4) It is not a defense to prosecution under this section that the person on whom the operation is performed, or any other person, believes that the operation is required as a matter of custom or ritual, or that the person on whom the operation is performed, or that person's parent or guardian, consented to the operation.
(5) A violation of this section by a person licensed under the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.1101 to 333.25211, is grounds for permanent revocation of that license.
(6) This section does not prohibit a person from being charged with, convicted of, or punished for any other violation of law arising out of the same transaction as the violation of this section.
History: Add. 2017, Act 69, Eff. Oct. 9, 2017
Compiler's Notes: Former MCL 750.136a, which pertained to torturing of children, was repealed by Act 251 of 1988, Eff. Sept. 1, 1988.
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