Back 

Justice Reinvestment in Michigan

Justice Reinvestment | Michigan

Alison Lawrence 3/4/2014

Michigan flagIn 2013, the Legislature instructed the Criminal Law Revision Commission to study the state’s sentencing laws and make recommendations for change. Using a justice reinvestment process, the commission is currently collecting and analyzing sentencing and offender data to identify drivers of corrections populations and costs. In early 2014, the commission will develop policy recommendations for consideration by the Legislature that will manage corrections resources and spending.

Legislation

SB 233 (2013)

Instructs the Criminal Law Revision Commission to review the state's sentencing guidelines and practices, including studying length of stay and parole board discretion. Allocates $250,000 to the commission for the study.

 

Full summaries of legislation can be found in NCSL’s Sentencing and Corrections Enactment Database.

State Resources

  • Mich. Criminal Law Revision Commission webpage

Additional Resources

 

Return to NCSL’s Justice Reinvestment State Resources page or learn more about NCSL’s Criminal Justice program

Share this: 
Fall Forum 2014
State Vote
We are the nation's most respected bipartisan organization providing states support, ideas, connections and a strong voice on Capitol Hill.

NCSL Member Toolbox

Denver

7700 East First Place
Denver, CO 80230
Tel: 303-364-7700 | Fax: 303-364-7800

Washington

444 North Capitol Street, N.W., Suite 515
Washington, D.C. 20001
Tel: 202-624-5400 | Fax: 202-737-1069

Copyright 2014 by National Conference of State Legislatures