HB-4856, As Passed House, May 3, 2012
HOUSE BILL NO. 4856
A bill to amend 1931 PA 328, entitled
"The Michigan penal code,"
(MCL 750.1 to 750.568) by adding section 474.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
Sec. 474. (1) A person shall not transport or possess usable
marihuana as defined in section 26423 of the public health code,
1978 PA 368, MCL 333.26423, in or upon a motor vehicle or any self-
propelled vehicle designed for land travel unless the usable
marihuana is 1 or more of the following:
(a) Enclosed in a case that is carried in the trunk of the
(b) Enclosed in a case that is not readily accessible from the
interior of the vehicle, if the vehicle in which the person is
traveling does not have a trunk.
(2) A person who violates this section is guilty of a
misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 93 days or
a fine of not more than $500.00, or both.