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2013 Senate Bill 593: Human trafficking crime package

Public Act 338 of 2014

Introduced by Sen. Rebekah Warren (D) on October 3, 2013 To require child placement agencies to give special consideration to information that a child may be the victim of human trafficking crimes, and on that basis find that the usual reunification, adoption, or other foster care services may not be suitable. Instead, the child would have to be placed in a setting that provided mental health, counseling, or other specialized services appropriate for a human trafficking victim.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on October 3, 2013
Reported in the Senate on February 11, 2014 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on March 25, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 25, 2014
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on March 26, 2014 (same description)
To require child placement agencies to give special consideration to information that a child may be the victim of human trafficking crimes, and on that basis find that the usual reunification, adoption, or other foster care services may not be suitable. Instead, the child would have to be placed in a setting that provided mental health, counseling, or other specialized services appropriate for a human trafficking victim.
Received in the House on March 26, 2014
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on March 26, 2014
Reported in the House on May 21, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 109 to 0 in the House on October 2, 2014 (same description)
To require child placement agencies to give special consideration to information that a child may be the victim of human trafficking crimes, and on that basis find that the usual reunification, adoption, or other foster care services may not be suitable. Instead, the child would have to be placed in a setting that provided mental health, counseling, or other specialized services appropriate for a human trafficking victim.
Received in the Senate on October 2, 2014
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on October 2, 2014 To concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 15, 2014

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