Senate Judiciary Committee to tackle Caylees Law

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WHO: Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee; other members of the committee; and interested parties.

WHAT: Committee hearing will explore the following questions:
1)      Should a parent have to report a missing child?
2)      Should medical marijuana be covered under no-fault insurance?

WHEN: Today
 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Farnum Building
 Room 110
 125 W. Allegan St., Lansing               

BRIEF: Measures before the committee include:

  • SB 580 would require individuals responsible for the care of a minor to immediately report the death of the minor to a police agency or other emergency service provider. Those who fail to comply would be guilty of a felony;
  • SB 626 would establish sentencing guidelines for the felony crime of failure to report a missing child (two years) under SB 580; and
  • Senate Bill 321 would specify that personal protection insurance benefits (no-fault insurance) do not cover the medical use of marijuana.

Both SBs 580 and 626 were introduced following the Casey Anthony case in Florida earlier this year.
 

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