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2015 Senate Bill 503: Revise “Indian family preservation” law

Public Act 26 of 2016

Introduced by Sen. Judy Emmons (R) on September 24, 2015
To revise some procedural details specified in an “Indian family preservation” law enacted in 2013 that requires officials to make active efforts to provide “culturally appropriate” services” that “assure cultural connections” to the tribe.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on September 24, 2015
Reported in the Senate on October 20, 2015
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the House on November 4, 2015
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on November 4, 2015
Reported in the House on February 2, 2016
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on March 1, 2016