2006 Michigan Compiled Laws - Act 325 of 1982


COUNTY JAIL OVERCROWDING STATE OF EMERGENCY

Act 325 of 1982

AN ACT to authorize county sheriffs to declare a county jail overcrowding state of emergency; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain judges, county sheriffs, and other county officials; and to provide remedies for a county jail overcrowding state of emergency.


History: 1982, Act 325, Eff. Feb. 8, 1983
Popular Name: Jail Overcrowding Emergency Powers Act




The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentDescription
Section 801.51Definitions.
Section 801.52Certifying general prisoner population exceeds 100% of rated design capacity of county jail or percentage of rated design capacity set by court; duties of sheriff.
Section 801.52aReporting prisoner population counts.
Section 801.53Declaring county jail overcrowding state of emergency.
Section 801.54Notice of declaration of county jail overcrowding state of emergency.
Section 801.55Reduction of prisoner population by sheriff, notified persons, and other judges; means.
Section 801.56Requiring further actions; failure of certain actions to reduce population to level prescribed in subsection (1); presenting prisoner information to chief circuit judge; review; classification of prisoners; reduction of sentences; duration; report.
Section 801.57Failure of certain actions to reduce population to level prescribed in § 801.56(1); equal reduction of original sentences.
Section 801.58Failure of certain actions to reduce population to level prescribed in § 801.56(1); deferring acceptance for incarceration of certain persons.
Section 801.59Ending county jail overcrowding state of emergency; conditions; certification by sheriff.
Section 801.60Listing of crimes and offenses; development.
Section 801.61Loss of bed space due to natural disaster or deliberate destruction of property; applicability of act.
Section 801.62Prisoners sentenced to county jail as condition of probation; applicability of act.
Section 801.63Maximum sentence reductions where act invoked more than once; good time.
Section 801.64Effective date.

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