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2013 House Bill 5026: Expand grounds for court supervision of juveniles

Public Act 342 of 2014

Introduced by Rep. Kurt Heise (R) on October 1, 2013 To expand the grounds under which a court may order the removal of a child from a home and into foster care to individuals age 18 (that is, who are not a "minor"), if there is a “danger of substantial physical or psychological harm” because the young person is not living with a parent or legally responsible adult, or has repeatedly run away and is considered “beyond the control of a parent,” or has committed “commercial sexual activity” that is the result of “force, fraud, coercion, or manipulation by a parent or other adult”.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on October 1, 2013
Reported in the House on November 13, 2013 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 109 to 0 in the House on December 4, 2013 (same description)
To expand the grounds under which a court may order the removal of a child from a home and into foster care to individuals age 18 (that is, who are not a "minor"), if there is a “danger of substantial physical or psychological harm” because the young person is not living with a parent or legally responsible adult, or has repeatedly run away and is considered “beyond the control of a parent,” or has committed “commercial sexual activity” that is the result of “force, fraud, coercion, or manipulation by a parent or other adult”.
Received in the Senate on December 5, 2013
Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on December 5, 2013
Reported in the Senate on October 1, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on October 2, 2014 (same description)
To expand the grounds under which a court may order the removal of a child from a home and into foster care to individuals age 18 (that is, who are not a "minor"), if there is a “danger of substantial physical or psychological harm” because the young person is not living with a parent or legally responsible adult, or has repeatedly run away and is considered “beyond the control of a parent,” or has committed “commercial sexual activity” that is the result of “force, fraud, coercion, or manipulation by a parent or other adult”.
Received in the House on October 2, 2014
Passed 107 to 0 in the House on October 2, 2014 To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 15, 2014

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