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Children's Law

  • 2021-2022 Legislative Session

    HB4182 Probate Code of 1939, Definition of a Sibling
    HB4620 A Bill to Create the Michigan Indigent Juvenile Defense Department
    HB5940 Child Protection Law, Severe Mental Health Concerns
  • 2017-2018 Legislative Session

    HB4298 Child Protection Law, Electronic Video Recording of Child Interrogations in Child Protection Cases
    HB4299 Revised Judicature Act of 1961, Consideration of Videorecorded Statements in Certain Proceedings
    HB4300 Probate Code of 1939, Videorecorded Statements in Child Protective Services Hearings
  • 2015-2016 Legislative Session

    HB4022 Foster Child Identification Theft Protection Act
    HB4188 An Act to Provide for the Protection of Children Through the Licensing & Regulation of Child Care Organizations
  • 2013-2014 Legislative Session

    HB5270 Child Protection Law, Electronic Video Recording of Child Interrogations
    SB0973 Child Welfare Partnership Council
    SB0974 Probate Code of 1939, Court Authority Over Private Agencies Assigned Child Welfare Cases
    SB0975 The Social Welfare Act, Implementation of the Child Walfare Performance-Based Funding Model
    SB0987 Crime Victim's Rights Act, Prohibit Requiring Parent Victims to Pay Restitution
    SB0988 Probate Code of 1939, Reimbursement for Juvenile Offender's Incarceration and Legal Costs
    SB0989 The Code of Criminal Procedure, Prohibit Requiring Parent Victim to Reimburse for Juvenile's Care
    SB0994 Probate Code of 1939, Create Process to Allow the Reinstatement of Terminated Parental Rights
    SB0995 Foster Care & Adoption Services, Act, Keeping Siblings Together in Foster Care Placements
    SB0996 Probate Code of 1939, Rights for Siblings to be Placed Together in Foster Care
    SB0997 Probate Code of 1939, Regular Parenting Time for Foster Children
    HB4583 Probate Code of 1939, Visitation Rights
    HB4584 Child Custody Act of 1970, Grandparenting Time
    HB4646 Probate Code of 1939, Adoption, Temporary Placement
    HB4647 Probate Code of 1939, Supervisory Period for Infants
    HB4648 Probate Code of 1939, Termination of Rights of Putative Father
    HB4893 Child Protection Law
  • 2011-2012 Legislative Session

    HB5374 A Bill to Make Appropriations for the Department of Human Services
    SB0694 Probate Code of 1939, Termination of Parental Rights
  • 2009-2010 Legislative Session

    HB4535 Expanding Conditions Involving Termination of Parental Rights
  • 2007-2008 Legislative Session

    SB0141 Provides for Court-Appointed Special Advocates
  • 2005-2006 Legislative Session

    SB1116 Provides for Requirement for Department of Human Services to Assist and Cooperate with Law Enforcement Officials when Child has Been Exposed to Methamphetamine
    SB1117 Requires Referral of Cases Involving Child Exposure to Methamphetamine Production to the Prosecuting Attorney
    HB4038 Provides Requirement of Certain Adult Presence During Interview Process of Child Suspected of Abuse or Neglect
    HB4213 Allows Forensic Exam of Juveniles to Determine Competency
    HB4214 Allows Forensic Exam of Juveniles to Determine Competency
    HB4215 Expands Alibi Defense to Juveniles
    HB4420 Revises Circumstances Under Which an Abuse or Neglect Investigation May Commence
    SB0379 Provides for Court-Appointed Special Advocates