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COUNTY JAIL OVERCROWDING STATE OF EMERGENCY

Act 325 of 1982

AN ACT to authorize county sheriffs to declare a county jail overcrowding state of emergency; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain judges, county sheriffs, and other county officials; and to provide remedies for a county jail overcrowding state of emergency.


History: 1982, Act 325, Eff. Feb. 8, 1983
Popular Name: Jail Overcrowding Emergency Powers Act


© 2009 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 801.51SectionDefinitions.
Section 801.51aSectionCounty jail population exceeding 95% of jail's rated design capacity; actions by county sheriff; maximum value of outstanding bonds; duration; applicability of subsections (1) to (3).
Section 801.52SectionCertifying general prisoner population exceeds 100% of rated design capacity of county jail or percentage of rated design capacity set by court; duties of sheriff.
Section 801.52aSectionReporting prisoner population counts.
Section 801.53SectionDeclaring county jail overcrowding state of emergency.
Section 801.54SectionNotice of declaration of county jail overcrowding state of emergency.
Section 801.55SectionReduction of prisoner population by sheriff, notified persons, and other judges; means.
Section 801.56SectionRequirement of further actions; failure of certain actions to reduce population to level prescribed in subsection (1); presenting prisoner information to chief circuit judge; applicability of subsection (2)(b) to certain prisoners; review; classification of prisoners; reduction of sentences; duration; report.
Section 801.57SectionFailure of certain actions to reduce population to level prescribed in MCL 801.56(1); equal reduction of original sentences.
Section 801.58SectionFailure of certain actions to reduce population to level prescribed in MCL 801.56(1); deferring acceptance for incarceration of certain persons.
Section 801.59SectionEnding county jail overcrowding state of emergency; conditions; certification by sheriff.
Section 801.59aSectionWritten county jail population management plan; adoption; implementation; approval; amendments; duration; delegation of judicial sentencing authority.
Section 801.59bSectionSuspension or reduction of jail sentence by sentencing judge; delegation of authority to chief judge; modification of bond.
Section 801.60SectionListing of crimes and offenses; development.
Section 801.61SectionLoss of bed space due to natural disaster or deliberate destruction of property; applicability of act.
Section 801.62SectionPrisoners sentenced to county jail as condition of probation; applicability of act.
Section 801.63SectionMaximum sentence reductions where act invoked more than once; good time.
Section 801.64SectionEffective date.