HB-4937, As Passed Senate, August 31, 2005
SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR
HOUSE BILL NO. 4937
A bill to amend 1927 PA 175, entitled
"The code of criminal procedure,"
(MCL 760.1 to 777.69) by adding section 27a to chapter VIII.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
Sec. 27a. (1) Notwithstanding section 27, in a criminal case
in which the defendant is accused of committing a listed offense
against a minor, evidence that the defendant committed another
listed offense against a minor is admissible and may be considered
for its bearing on any matter to which it is relevant. If the
prosecuting attorney intends to offer evidence under this section,
the prosecuting attorney shall disclose the evidence to the
defendant at least 15 days before the scheduled date of trial or at
a later time as allowed by the court for good cause shown,
including the statements of witnesses or a summary of the substance
of any testimony that is expected to be offered.
(2) As used in this section:
(a) "Listed offense" means that term as defined in section 2
of the sex offenders registration act, 1994 PA 295, MCL 28.722.
(b) "Minor" means an individual less than 18 years of age.
Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect January