January 18, 2017, Introduced by Senator PROOS and referred to the Committee on Michigan Competitiveness.
A bill to amend 1961 PA 236, entitled
"Revised judicature act of 1961,"
(MCL 600.101 to 600.9947) by adding section 1086.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
Sec. 1086. (1) The circuit court in any judicial circuit may
adopt or institute a swift and sure sanctions court, by statute or
(2) A swift and sure sanctions court shall carry out the
purposes of the swift and sure sanctions act, chapter XIA of the
code of criminal procedure, 1927 PA 175, MCL 771A.1 to 771A.8.
(3) A circuit court that has adopted a swift and sure
sanctions court may accept participants from any other jurisdiction
in this state based upon either the residence of the participant in
the receiving jurisdiction or the unavailability of a swift and
sure sanctions court in the jurisdiction where the participant is
charged. The transfer is not valid unless it is agreed to by all of
the following individuals:
(a) The defendant or respondent.
(b) The attorney representing the defendant or respondent.
(c) The judge of the transferring court and the prosecutor of
(d) The judge of the receiving swift and sure sanctions court
and the prosecutor of a court funding unit of the swift and sure
Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days
after the date it is enacted into law.