Michigan Gov. Snyder Signs Laws Modernizing Criminal Justice System
SB 16, sponsored by [Senator] Proos, requires the MDOC to create a Parole Sanction Certainty program in at least the five largest counties that would target high risk parolees within those counties. The program would utilize concepts similar to the Swift and Sure program for probationers and would leave most of the key aspects of the program design, including which sanctions would be used, to the MDOC.
SB 23, also sponsored by Proos, makes several changes to the Swift and Sure Court program intended to bring about consistency, ensure adequate future funding and increase the number of eligible probationers who can participate in the program.
SB 24, also sponsored by Proos, establishes a Swift and Sure Court as a permanent specialty court, and allows participants from other counties to be supervised by the court if all parties agree.