SENATE BILL No. 418

 

 

June 8, 2011, Introduced by Senators JONES, MARLEAU, MEEKHOF, ROCCA, BOOHER, PROOS and SCHUITMAKER and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

 

 

 

     A bill to amend 2008 IL 1, entitled

 

"Michigan medical marihuana act,"

 

by amending section 7 (MCL 333.26427).

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     7. Scope of Act.

 

     Sec. 7. (a) The medical use of marihuana is allowed under

 

state law to the extent that it is carried out in accordance with

 

the provisions of this act.

 

     (b) This act shall not permit any person to do any of the

 

following:

 

     (1) Undertake any task under the influence of marihuana, when

 

doing so would constitute negligence or professional malpractice.

 

     (2) Possess marihuana, or otherwise engage in the medical use

 


of marihuana:

 

     (A) in a school bus;

 

     (B) on the grounds of any preschool or primary or secondary

 

school; or

 

     (C) in any correctional facility.

 

     (3) Smoke marihuana:

 

     (A) on any form of public transportation; or

 

     (B) in any public place.

 

     (4) Operate, navigate, or be in actual physical control of any

 

motor vehicle, aircraft, or motorboat while under the influence of

 

marihuana.

 

     (5) Use marihuana if that person does not have a serious or

 

debilitating medical condition.

 

     (c) Nothing in this act shall be construed to require:

 

     (1) A government medical assistance program or commercial or

 

non-profit health insurer to reimburse a person for costs

 

associated with the medical use of marihuana.

 

     (2) An employer to accommodate the ingestion of marihuana in

 

any workplace or any employee working while under the influence of

 

marihuana.

 

     (d) Nothing in this act shall be construed to create a private

 

cause of action against this state or a political subdivision of

 

this state.

 

     (e) (d) Fraudulent representation to a law enforcement

 

official of any fact or circumstance relating to the medical use of

 

marihuana to avoid arrest or prosecution shall be punishable by a

 

fine of $500.00, which shall be in addition to any other penalties

 


that may apply for making a false statement or for the use of

 

marihuana other than use undertaken pursuant to this act.

 

     (f) (e) All other acts and parts of acts inconsistent with

 

this act do not apply to the medical use of marihuana as provided

 

for by this act.