FINGERPRINT & CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK FEES H.B. 5000 (H-1):

SUMMARY OF HOUSE-PASSED BILL

IN COMMITTEE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

House Bill 5000 (Substitute H-1 as passed by the House)

Sponsor: Representative Jimmie Wilson

House Committee: Appropriations

Senate Committee: Appropriations

 

Date Completed: 9-22-23

 


CONTENT

 

The bill would amend Public Act 120 of 1935, which prescribes a method of fingerprinting State residents, by extending, from October 1, 2023, to October 1, 2027, the expiration date for the collection of fees to gather and process fingerprints, and to conduct name-based criminal record checks by the Department of State Police (MSP). Current fees of $30 for gathering and processing fingerprints and completing a criminal record check, and $10 for processing a name-based criminal record check, would continue under the bill.

 

MCL 28.273

 

FISCAL IMPACT

 

The bill would provide continuing annual revenue of approximately $23.0 million in restricted funds for the MSP. These funds would be deposited into the Criminal Justice Information Center (CJIC) Service Fees Fund. The Fund supports the costs of taking and processing fingerprints, completing criminal record checks, maintaining the Internet Criminal History Access Tool (through which name-based criminal records checks are processed) and CJIC administration. Funds from the proposed extension of the fees' sunsets is assumed within funding for the fiscal year 2023-24 State Police budget.

 

Fiscal Analyst: Bruce R. Baker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This analysis was prepared by nonpartisan Senate staff for use by the Senate in its deliberations and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent.