STATE OF MICHIGAN 92ND LEGISLATURE REGULAR SESSION OF 2003
Introduced by Reps. Nofs, Gaffney, Stakoe, Garfield, Stahl, Wenke, Van Regenmorter, Robertson,
Ruth Johnson, Rocca, Howell, Taub, Caswell, Richardville, Palsrok, Caul, Hune, Newell, DeRoche,
Bisbee, Middaugh, Brandenburg, Acciavatti, LaJoy, Pastor, Casperson, Tabor, Drolet, Milosch, Bieda,
Lipsey, Gieleghem, Meisner, Moolenaar and Ward
ENROLLED HOUSE BILL No. 4513
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 therefor; 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 such trials; and to repeal certain acts and parts of acts inconsistent with or
contravening any of the provisions of this act,” by amending section 200h (MCL 750.200h), as amended by 2001 PA 135.
The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Sec. 200h. As used in this chapter:
(a) “Chemical irritant” means solid, liquid, or gas that through its chemical or physical properties, alone or in
combination with 1 or more other substances, can be used to produce an irritant effect in humans, animals, or plants.
(b) “Chemical irritant device” means a device designed or intended to release a chemical irritant.
(c) “Computer”, “computer network”, and “computer system” mean those terms as defined in section 145d.
(d) “Deliver” means that actual or constructive transfer of a substance or device from 1 person to another regardless
of any agency relationship.
(e) “For an unlawful purpose” includes, but is not limited to, having the intent to do any of the following:
(i) Frighten, terrorize, intimidate, threaten, harass, injure, or kill any person.
(ii) Damage or destroy any real or personal property without the permission of the property owner or, if the
property is public property, without the permission of the governmental agency having authority over the property.
(f) “Harmful biological device” means a device designed or intended to release a harmful biological substance.
(g) “Harmful biological substance” means a bacteria, virus, or other microorganism or a toxic substance derived from
or produced by an organism that can be used to cause death, injury, or disease in humans, animals, or plants.
(h) “Harmful chemical device” means a device that is designed or intended to release a harmful chemical substance.
(i) “Harmful chemical substance” means a solid, liquid, or gas that through its chemical or physical properties, alone
or in combination with 1 or more other chemical substances, can be used to cause death, injury, or disease in humans,
animals, or plants.
Act No. 256
Public Acts of 2003
Approved by the Governor
December 28, 2003
Filed with the Secretary of State
December 29, 2003
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 1, 2004
Criminal Code of Canada - Harrassment, stalking etc.
264. (1) No person shall, without lawful authority
and knowing that another person is harassed
or recklessly as to whether the other person
is harassed, engage in conduct referred to
in subsection (2) that causes that other person
reasonably, in all the circumstances, to fear for
their safety or the safety of anyone known to
264. (1) Il est interdit, sauf autorisation légitime,
d’agir à l’égard d’une personne sachant
qu’elle se sent harcelée ou sans se soucier de ce
qu’elle se sente harcelée si l’acte en question a
pour effet de lui faire raisonnablement craindre
— compte tenu du contexte — pour sa sécurité
ou celle d’une de ses connaissances.
(2) The conduct mentioned in subsection (1)
(a) repeatedly following from place to place
the other person or anyone known to them;
(b) repeatedly communicating with, either
directly or indirectly, the other person or
anyone known to them;
(c) besetting or watching the dwellinghouse,
or place where the other person, or
anyone known to them, resides, works, carries
on business or happens to be; or
(d) engaging in threatening conduct directed
at the other person or any member of their