Act No. 78

Public Acts of 2023

Approved by the Governor

July 11, 2023

Filed with the Secretary of State

July 12, 2023

EFFECTIVE DATE:  July 12, 2023

state of michigan

102nd Legislature

Regular session of 2023

Introduced by Senators Chang, Wojno, McMorrow, Cavanagh, Irwin, Klinefelt, Cherry, Santana, McCann, Bayer, Geiss, Shink, Polehanki, Brinks and Moss


AN ACT to amend 1931 PA 328, entitled “An act to revise, consolidate, codify, and add to the statutes relating to crimes; to define crimes and prescribe the penalties and remedies; to provide for restitution under certain circumstances; to provide for the competency of evidence at the trial of persons accused of crime; to provide immunity from prosecution for certain witnesses appearing at criminal trials; to provide for liability for damages; and to repeal certain acts and parts of acts inconsistent with or contravening any of the provisions of this act,” by amending section 335 (MCL 750.335), as amended by 2002 PA 672.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

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Description automatically generated with low confidenceSec. 335. Any individual, married or unmarried, who is guilty of open and gross lewdness and lascivious behavior, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 1 year or a fine of not more than $1,000.00. No prosecution may be commenced under this section after 1 year from the time the offense was committed.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.


Secretary of the Senate


Clerk of the House of Representatives