SENATE BILL NO. 689

October 14, 2021, Introduced by Senators POLEHANKI, BAYER, MCMORROW, WOJNO, BRINKS, SANTANA, HOLLIER, GEISS, ALEXANDER, BULLOCK, HERTEL, ANANICH, MCCANN and MOSS and referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.

A bill to amend 1931 PA 328, entitled

"The Michigan penal code,"

(MCL 750.1 to 750.568) by adding section 81f.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 81f. (1) An individual who assaults, batters, wounds, or endangers a school employee, school contractor, member of a board of a public school or nonpublic school, member of the board of directors of a public school academy, or member of an intermediate school board who the individual knows or has reason to know is performing his or her duties as a school employee, school contractor, member of a board of a public school or nonpublic school, member of the board of directors of a public school academy, or member of an intermediate school board is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 1 year or a fine of not more than $1,000.00, or both.

(2) As used in this section:

(a) "Intermediate school board" means that term as defined in section 4 of the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.4.

(b) "Nonpublic school" means that term as defined in section 5 of the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.5.

(c) "Public school" means that term as defined in section 5 of the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.5.

(d) "Public school academy" means that term as defined in section 5 of the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.5.

(e) "School employee" means an individual who works at a public school or nonpublic school.

Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days after the date it is enacted into law.