Legislation watch
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Capitol Building

2012 Senate Bill 1132: Revise adult adoption detail

Public Act 614 of 2012

  1. Introduced by Sen. John Pappageorge (R) on May 17, 2012, to allow an individual married person to adopt an adult without the spouse also petitioning for this if all the parties agree, or if the spouse does not consent, with a court's permission. This might be done for purposes of inheritance. The bills makes an exception to the current requirement that both spouses petition for this.
    • Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on May 17, 2012.
      • Reported in the Senate on October 17, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on October 17, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 17, 2012.
  2. Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on November 8, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on November 8, 2012.
    • Referred to the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee on November 8, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on December 4, 2012, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 109 to 0 in the House on December 12, 2012, to allow an individual married person to adopt an adult without the spouse also petitioning for this if all the parties agree, or if the spouse does not consent, with a court's permission. This might be done for purposes of inheritance. The bills makes an exception to the current requirement that both spouses petition for this.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 8, 2013.

Comments