Mich. Comp. Laws § 766.13

Current through P.A. 218 of the 2020 Legislative Session
Section 766.13 - Discharge of defendant or reduction of charge; binding defendant to appear for arraignment

If the magistrate determines at the conclusion of the preliminary examination that a felony has not been committed or that there is not probable cause for charging the defendant with committing a felony, the magistrate shall either discharge the defendant or reduce the charge to an offense that is not a felony. If the magistrate determines at the conclusion of the preliminary examination that a felony has been committed and that there is probable cause for charging the defendant with committing a felony, the magistrate shall forthwith bind the defendant to appear within 14 days for arraignment before the circuit court of that county, or the magistrate may conduct the circuit court arraignment as provided by court rule.

MCL 766.13

Amended by 2014, Act 123,s 6, eff. 5/20/2014.
1927, Act 175, Eff. Sept. 5, 1927 ;--CL 1929, 17205 ;--CL 1948, 766.13 ;--Am. 1974, Act 63, Eff. May 1, 1974 .
2014, Act 123, enacting section 1, states, "This amendatory act applies to cases in which the defendant is arraigned in district court or municipal court on or after January 1, 2015."