April 22, 2004, Introduced by Reps. Lipsey, Bieda, Anderson, Wenke, Wojno and Dennis and referred to the Committee on Criminal Justice.

























                                                                                 A bill to amend 1949 PA 300, entitled                                             


    "Michigan vehicle code,"                                                    


    by amending section 626 (MCL 257.626).                                      


                THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:                      


1       Sec. 626.  (1)  (a) Any  A person who drives  any  a vehicle                


2   upon a highway or a frozen public lake, stream, or pond or other            


3   place open to the general public, including,  any  but not                  


4   limited to, an area designated for the parking of motor vehicles,           


5   within this state,  in  wilful  willful or wanton disregard for            


6   the safety of persons or property is guilty of reckless driving.            


7       (2)  (b) Every  A person  convicted of reckless driving                     


8   shall be punished  who violates subsection (1) is guilty of a               


9   misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment  in the county or                    


10  municipal jail  for  a period of  not more than 90 days or  by  a           


11  fine of not more than  $100.00  $500.00, or  by  both.