Bill Text: MI HB5625 | 2021-2022 | 101st Legislature | Introduced

Bill Title: Criminal procedure: double jeopardy; use of double jeopardy defense; prohibit if acquitted in federal court; prohibit. Amends sec. 5, ch. III of 1927 PA 175 (MCL 763.5).

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-12-14 - Bill Electronically Reproduced 12/09/2021 [HB5625 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2021-HB5625-Introduced.html












December 09, 2021, Introduced by Reps. LaFave, Bezotte, Steven Johnson, Maddock and Berman and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

A bill to amend 1927 PA 175, entitled

"The code of criminal procedure,"

by amending section 5 of chapter III (MCL 763.5).

the people of the state of michigan enact:


Sec. 5. (1) No person shall An individual must not be held to answer on a second charge or indictment for any offense for which he has been or she was acquitted upon on the facts and merits of the former at trial. but such A previous acquittal may be pleaded or given in evidence by him in an individual to bar of any subsequent prosecution for the same offense.

(2) An individual who was charged for an offense by the United States and acquitted on the facts and merits at trial must not be subsequently charged and tried for the same offense by this state.