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2014 House Bill 5583: Revise paternity determination process

Public Act 376 of 2014

Introduced by Rep. Marcia Hovey-Wright (D) on May 15, 2014 To establish a paternity revocation process for a determination for a man deemed be a child’s genetic father solely on the basis of genetic testing, if the genetic tests were inaccurate, or the man's genetic material was not available to the child's mother, or if a man who has DNA identical to the genetic father is the child's father.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee on May 15, 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 106 to 2 in the House on September 18, 2014 (same description)
To establish a paternity revocation process for a determination for a man deemed be a child’s genetic father solely on the basis of genetic testing, if the genetic tests were inaccurate, or the man's genetic material was not available to the child's mother, or if a man who has DNA identical to the genetic father is the child's father.
Received in the Senate on September 23, 2014
Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on September 23, 2014
Reported in the Senate on October 22, 2014 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 35 to 1 in the Senate on December 10, 2014 (same description)
To establish a paternity revocation process for a determination for a man deemed be a child’s genetic father solely on the basis of genetic testing, if the genetic tests were inaccurate, or the man's genetic material was not available to the child's mother, or if a man who has DNA identical to the genetic father is the child's father.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on December 17, 2014

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