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MI HB5831


Corrections: other; strip searches according to biological sex by MDOC facilities; require. Amends sec. 69a of 1953 PA 232 (MCL 791.269a).

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A strip search that is conducted on a prisoner in a state correctional facility must be performed by an individual of the same biological sex as the prisoner.

As used in this section: (a) "Biological sex" means the biological indication of male or female in the context of reproductive potential or capacity, as indicated by sex chromosomes, naturally occurring sex hormones, gonads, and nonambiguous internal and external genitalia present at birth, without regard to an individual's psychological, chosen, or subjective experience of gender.

Legislative Session


102nd Legislature


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2024-06-26Bill Electronically Reproduced 06/26/2024
2024-06-25Referred To Committee On Judiciary
2024-06-25Read A First Time
2024-06-25Introduced By Representative Gina Johnsen