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AI- 3063   12. B. 2.    
BOC Regular
Meeting Date: 11/21/2019  
Prosecutor MOU for SAGKIT
FROM: Shana Huerta, Administration
Department: Administration  

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RESOLUTION:
Resolved the Calhoun County Board of Commissioners does hereby approve the Memo of Understanding between the Department of Attorney General and the Calhoun County Prosecutor's Office as presented.
RECOMMENDATION:
The Prosecutor recommends approval of the Memo of Understanding between the Department of Attorney General and the Calhoun County Prosecutor's Office as presented.
BACKGROUND:
The proposed Memo of Understanding advances a program approved by Michigan Legislature in Public Act 84 of 2015. This act was one of several appropriation bills approved by the Michigan Legislature to fund general governmental operations.This Public Act contained an appropriation of $1,700,000 to assist local prosecutors to investigate and, if warranted prosecute, potential criminal charges arising out of a back log of sexual assault kits that have gone untested for a variety of reasons. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Michigan Attorney General and the Calhoun County Prosecutor provides for the Attorney General to fund staffing for the Sexual Assault Kit Investigative unit within the Prosecutor's Office in Calhoun County.  At this time, the Prosecutor has elected to appoint one prosecutor and one investigator. 

This Memo of Understanding is proposed for renewal for the next State fiscal year, October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.


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Attorney General MOU

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