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Battle Creek lawmaker sentenced to probation for touching nurse

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Posted at 3:51 PM, Mar 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-23 15:51:16-04

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan lawmaker has been sentenced to a year of probation for inappropriately touching a nurse practitioner while seeking treatment for COVID-19.

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State Sen. John Bizon, a Battle Creek Republican, also must pay $1,130 in court costs and fines, undergo mental health counseling and have no contact with the victim.

The incident occurred last summer at an urgent care facility in Marshall.

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Bizon, who is in his first Senate term after serving four years in the House, will not face legislative discipline.

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