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2014 House Bill 5743: Revise adoption petition details

Public Act 531 of 2014

Introduced by Rep. Bruce Rendon R-Lake City on September 9, 2014
To revise details of a law that specifies where a person who wants to adopt a child (or an adult) must file a court petition. Specifically, the petition could be filed with the court of the county where the person resides, where the adoptee is found, or where the birth parent’s parental rights were terminated. Among other things this would streamline the procedures when the person who wants to adopt lives in another state.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee on September 9, 2014
Reported in the House on September 17, 2014
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the Senate on October 2, 2014
Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on October 2, 2014
Reported in the Senate on November 13, 2014
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 10, 2015