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2013 House Bill 4646: Revise child adoption/placement details

Public Act 117 of 2014

Introduced by Rep. Mike Shirkey (R) on April 30, 2013
To authorize and specify procedures under which a parent could execute an out-of-court consent to an adoption after the child's birth. This is part of a legislative package designed to speed-up the adoption process, including reducing the time a birth-parent has to change his or her mind.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee on April 30, 2013
Reported in the House on May 15, 2013
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on May 23, 2013
The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on May 23, 2013
Substitute offered by Rep. Mike Shirkey (R) on May 23, 2013
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 23, 2013
Received in the Senate on June 5, 2013
Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on June 5, 2013
Reported in the Senate on March 4, 2014
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on March 26, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 26, 2014
Substitute offered by Sen. Rebekah Warren (D) on March 27, 2014
The substitute failed 11 to 26 in the Senate on March 27, 2014.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Received in the House on March 27, 2014
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on April 15, 2014

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