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Chapter 722 - CHILDREN
Act 293 of 1968 ‑ STATUS OF MINORS AND CHILD SUPPORT (722.1 - 722.6)
     Section 722.1 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.2 ‑ Unemancipated minors; parental rights.
     Section 722.3 ‑ Obligation of parents; exceptions; enforcement of duty to support; child support formula as guideline; agreement to transfer prosecutor's responsibilities; enforcement of judgment.
     Section 722.3a ‑ Repealed. 2001, Act 110, Eff. Sept. 30, 2001.
     Section 722.4 ‑ Emancipation by operation of law or pursuant to petition filed by minor with family division of circuit court.
     Section 722.4a ‑ Petition; filing; signature; verification; contents; affidavit; service on parents or guardian; notice of hearing.
     Section 722.4b ‑ Powers of court.
     Section 722.4c ‑ Hearing; issuance of emancipation order; burden of proof; retaining copy of order; emancipation obtained by fraud voidable; appeal.
     Section 722.4d ‑ Petition for rescission; service of copy and summons; determinations; order; effect of rescission on obligations, rights, or interests; appeal.
     Section 722.4e ‑ Rights and responsibilities of emancipated minor; obligation and liability of parents.
     Section 722.5 ‑ Earnings of unemancipated minor.
     Section 722.6 ‑ Obligation to support not affected.
Act 32 of 1989 ‑ MCGRUFF HOUSE PROGRAM AND MICHIGAN COMMUNITY CHILD WATCH PROGRAM (722.11 - 722.14)
     Section 722.11 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.12 ‑ Duties of department of state police; cooperation of certain associations.
     Section 722.13 ‑ Sponsorship of program; conditions to receiving numbered sign bearing symbol; register; background check.
     Section 722.14 ‑ McGruff house/Michigan community child watch house signs; condition to display; sign as property of local law enforcement agency; return of sign; violation as misdemeanor.
Act 91 of 1970 ‑ CHILD CUSTODY ACT OF 1970 (722.21 - 722.31)
     Section 722.21 ‑ Child custody act; short title.
     Section 722.22 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.23 ‑ "Best interests of the child" defined.
     Section 722.24 ‑ Child custody disputes; powers of court; appointment of lawyer-guardian ad litem.
     Section 722.24a ‑ Repealed. 2001, Act 108, Eff. Sept. 30, 2001.
     Section 722.25 ‑ Child custody dispute; controlling interests, presumption; award of custody to parent convicted of criminal sexual conduct or acts of nonconsensual sexual penetration; prohibition; support or maintenance obligation; defense; "offending parent" defined.
     Section 722.26 ‑ Liberal construction and application of act; purpose; provisions applicable to child custody disputes and actions; precedence of other actions; submission of action; habeas corpus or warrant.
     Section 722.26a ‑ Joint custody.
     Section 722.26b ‑ Standing of guardian or limited guardian of child to bring action for custody of child; filing of action; stay of proceedings; continuation of order in force; copy of judgment or order of disposition; assignment of judge.
     Section 722.26c ‑ Custody action by third person; conditions.
     Section 722.26d ‑ Custody action by third person; jurisdiction.
     Section 722.26e ‑ Custody action by third person; notice; powers of court.
     Section 722.27 ‑ Child custody disputes; powers of court; support order; enforcement of judgment or order; child custody while parent on deployment.
     Section 722.27a ‑ Parenting time.
     Section 722.27b ‑ Order for grandparenting time; circumstances; acknowledgment of parentage; commencement of action; procedures; affidavit; basis for entry of order; best interests of child; alternative dispute resolution; frequency of filing complaint or motion seeking order; attorney fees; order prohibiting change of domicile of child; effect of entry of order; modifying or terminating order; record; termination of grandparent's right to commence action.
     Section 722.27c ‑ Parenting coordinator.
     Section 722.28 ‑ Child custody disputes; appeal, grounds.
     Section 722.29 ‑ Transition to centralized receipt and disbursement of support and fees.
     Section 722.30 ‑ Access to records or information by noncustodial parent.
     Section 722.31 ‑ Legal residence change of child whose parental custody governed by court order.
Act 22 of 1971 ‑ BLOOD DONATIONS (722.41 - 722.41)
     Section 722.41 ‑ Repealed. 2010, Act 382, Imd. Eff. Dec. 22, 2010.
Act 79 of 1971 ‑ AGE OF MAJORITY ACT OF 1971 (722.51 - 722.55)
     Section 722.51 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.52 ‑ Adult of legal age; support payments for person 18 years of age or older.
     Section 722.53 ‑ Superseded laws.
     Section 722.54 ‑ Saving clause.
     Section 722.55 ‑ Effective date.
Act 47 of 1944 (1st Ex. Sess.) ‑ Repealed-CHILD WELFARE AGENCIES (722.101 - 722.108)
E.R.O. No. 2018‑6 ‑ EXECUTIVE REORGANIZATION ORDER (722.110 - 722.110)
     Section 722.110 ‑ Transfer of powers and duties of department of licensing and regulatory affairs relative to the licensing and regulation of child caring institutions, child placing agencies, foster family homes, foster family group homes, and court-operated facilities arising from the child care organizations act and the social welfare act to the department of health and human services.
Act 116 of 1973 ‑ CHILD CARE ORGANIZATIONS (722.111 - 722.128)
***** 722.120.amended THIS AMENDED SECTION IS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 22, 2020 ***** ***** 722.120 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE JANUARY 22, 2020: See 722.120.amended *****
     Section 722.111 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.111a ‑ Concurrent licensing as adult foster care family home or adult foster care small group home; additional children; combined licensed capacity; limitation; definitions.
     Section 722.112 ‑ Rules; ad hoc committee; restrictions; review.
     Section 722.112a ‑ Child caring institution, foster family home, foster family group home, child care center, group child care home, and family child care home; individual certified in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation; applicability of MCL 722.125.
     Section 722.112b ‑ Definitions; scope.
     Section 722.112c ‑ Personal restraint or seclusion; use in child caring institution contracting with community mental health services program or prepaid inpatient health plan; education, training, and knowledge.
     Section 722.112d ‑ Personal restraint or seclusion; use; limitations; requirements; order; evaluation; face-to-face assessment; definitions.
     Section 722.112e ‑ Personal restraint or seclusion; release; documentation; record; notification; debriefing; report of serious occurrence; annual report.
     Section 722.113 ‑ Inspection of child care organizations; use of administrative rules; contract; investigation and certification of foster family home or group home; inspection reports; final determination as to license; report of findings.
     Section 722.113a ‑ Visiting child at child care center, group child care home, or family child care home; effect of court order.
     Section 722.113b ‑ Smoking prohibited; "smoke" or "smoking" defined.
     Section 722.113c ‑ Smoking on premises of group child care home or family child care home during hours of operation prohibited; smoking during other hours; notice to parent or legal guardian.
     Section 722.113d ‑ Repealed. 2017, Act 257, Eff. Mar. 28, 2018.
     Section 722.113e ‑ Criminal history background check required; posting notice; rules.
     Section 722.113f ‑ Child care organization receiving notice of high-risk special investigation; notification to parent or legal guardian; requirements; noncompliance; determination of no substantial rule violations; exceptions; "high-risk special investigation" defined.
     Section 722.113g ‑ Licensing notebook.
     Section 722.113h ‑ Annual inspection as unannounced.
     Section 722.114 ‑ Consultation and assistance to organizations.
     Section 722.114a ‑ Child care center, group child care home, or family child care home; driver license or identification card required for obtaining or renewing license by applicant, licensee, or licensee designate.
     Section 722.115 ‑ License required; applicability; application; forms; investigations; on-site visit; issuance or renewal of license; investigation and certification of foster family home or group home; placement of children in foster family home, family group home, unlicensed residence, adult foster care family home, or adult foster care small group home; certification; criminal history check; "good moral character" defined.
     Section 722.115a ‑ Providing records to children's ombudsman.
     Section 722.115b ‑ Contract with license applicant; review of application; failure to issue or deny license within certain period of time; action for mandamus; county juvenile agency as party to proceeding.
     Section 722.115c ‑ Applicant for child care organization license; criminal history check; requirements; fee; renewal.
     Section 722.115d ‑ Offer of employment to person at child care organization; criminal history background check; cost.
     Section 722.115e ‑ Arraignment or conviction of licensee, staff member, or member of household; report; crime; staff member not convicted of crime; deletion of information from records; notice requirements.
     Section 722.115f ‑ Repealed. 2017, Act 257, Eff. Mar. 28, 2018.
     Section 722.115g ‑ Duties of department upon conviction of household member.
     Section 722.115h ‑ Application for or to renew license to operate foster family home or foster family group home; criminal history check required; procedures.
     Section 722.115i ‑ Arraignment or conviction of licensee operating foster family home or foster family group home; report; crimes; violation; person not convicted; deletion of information from records.
     Section 722.115j ‑ Criminal history background check performed by department.
     Section 722.115k ‑ Storage and retention of fingerprints in automated fingerprint identification system database; automatic notification.
     Section 722.115l ‑ Person making report, cooperating in investigation, or assisting in other requirement; immunity from liability; confidentiality; anonymous complaint; false report.
     Section 722.115m ‑ Child care center, group child care home, or family child care home; requirements for licensure.
     Section 722.115n ‑ Application for or renewal of license to operate child care center, group child care home, or family child care home; household member or child care staff member; criminal history check; requirements; duties of department.
     Section 722.115o ‑ Operation of child care center, group child care home, or family child care home; criminal history check; issuance of license prohibited; revocation.
     Section 722.115p ‑ Child care center, group child care home, or family child care home; potential or current child care staff member convicted of crime.
     Section 722.115q ‑ Child care center, group child care home, or family child care home; contact with child by licensee, child care staff member, or household adult member prohibited; conditions.
     Section 722.115r ‑ Individual required to undergo criminal history check or database check; individual ineligible to receive license, be adult member of household, or be child care staff member; conditions.
     Section 722.115s ‑ Individual previously reviewed and approved before effective date of amendatory act; request for redetermination.
     Section 722.116 ‑ Evaluation of governmental child care organizations; report; state funds.
     Section 722.117 ‑ Original license; renewal or refusal to renew; modification to provisional license.
     Section 722.117a ‑ Provisional license.
     Section 722.118 ‑ Regular license; renewal; duration; contents; reissuance.
     Section 722.118a ‑ Assessment of child care organization compliance with act and rules; assessment of foster family home or foster family group home; certification; on-site evaluation.
     Section 722.118b ‑ Regulation of foster family homes or foster family group homes; variance.
     Section 722.118c ‑ License; issuance to specific person or organization; location; nontransferable; property of department.
     Section 722.118d ‑ Applicability of licensing requirements for certain services under safe families for children act.
     Section 722.119 ‑ Child care organization; presence of certain individuals prohibited; conditions; contact by certain individuals prohibited; conditions; documentation that individual not named in central registry; policy regarding supervision of volunteers; children's camps or campsites.
     Section 722.119a ‑ Repealed. 2017, Act 257, Eff. Mar. 28, 2018.
     Section 722.120 ‑ Investigation, inspection, and examination of conditions, books, records, and reports; access by department, bureau of fire services, or local authorities; records; report; forms; confidentiality; disclosure of information; availability of confidential records; child information cards to be provided to department; failure of licensee to cooperate with investigation, inspection, or examination.
     Section 722.120.amended ‑ Investigation, inspection, and examination of conditions, books, records, and reports; access by department, bureau of fire services, or local authorities; records; report; forms; confidentiality; disclosure of information; availability of confidential records; child information cards to be provided to department; failure of licensee to cooperate with investigation, inspection, or examination.
     Section 722.120a ‑ Contribution.
     Section 722.121 ‑ Denial, revocation, or refusal to renew license; grounds; notice; appeal; hearing; decision; protest; denial of license for noncompliance; complaint by legislative body of city, village, or township; procedure; previous revocation of license or certificate of registration; issuance of license to individuals prohibited; conditions; immediate revocation or refusal to renew license or denial of application; issuance of subpoena; order; definitions.
     Section 722.121a ‑ Notice of location of new and existing licensed child caring institutions or foster family group homes.
     Section 722.121b ‑ Database; establishment; maintenance; information.
     Section 722.121c ‑ Temporary operation at unlicensed location in case of disaster; new license required if remaining at new location; determination of disaster.
     Section 722.122 ‑ Appeal.
     Section 722.123 ‑ Injunction.
     Section 722.124 ‑ Persons authorized to place child.
     Section 722.124a ‑ Consent to medical and surgical treatment of minor child; "routine, nonsurgical medical care" defined.
     Section 722.124b ‑ Definitions used in MCL 722.124b, 722.124c, and 722.124d.
     Section 722.124c ‑ Filing of public information form by primary adoption facilitator; contents; authentication; applicability of section to certain adoptions.
     Section 722.124d ‑ Public information form; reporting nonconfidential information; detachable section; distribution of blank forms; acceptance and maintenance of completed forms; individual requests for information about adoption facilitators; sending nonconfidential portion in response to individual's request; fee.
     Section 722.124e ‑ Legislative findings and declaration; requirement to provide services that conflict with child placing agency's religious beliefs prohibited; adverse action against child placing agency prohibited; information to be provided to applicant; defense in administrative or judicial proceeding; ability of another child placing agency to provide services not limited; definitions.
     Section 722.124f ‑ Decision to accept or not accept referral; defense in administrative or judicial proceeding; "adverse action" defined.
     Section 722.125 ‑ Violation of act; violation of rule causing death of child; penalty; conviction as ground for revocation of license; effect of revocation, denial, or refusal to renew; rejection of application; "certificate of registration" defined.
     Section 722.126 ‑ Education to public.
     Section 722.127 ‑ Objection on religious grounds to medical examination, immunization, or treatment of child.
     Section 722.127a ‑ Use of inhaler or epinephrine auto-injector by child at children's camp.
     Section 722.128 ‑ Repeal.
Act 422 of 1984 ‑ FOSTER CARE REVIEW BOARDS (722.131 - 722.140)
     Section 722.131 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.132 ‑ State foster care review board program; creation; administration; access to and liaison with probate court; direct supervision of foster care services not authorized.
     Section 722.133 ‑ Duties of state court administrative office.
     Section 722.134 ‑ Local foster care review board; creation; additional boards.
     Section 722.135 ‑ Local foster care review board; membership; terms; persons ineligible for appointment to local board; election of chairperson and vice-chairperson; meetings; training sessions; reimbursement of expenses; removal of member.
     Section 722.136 ‑ Duties of child care organization, department of social services, or probate court.
     Section 722.137 ‑ Powers and duties of local board.
     Section 722.137a ‑ Placement of siblings; variance from licensing rules or statutes.
     Section 722.138 ‑ Confidentiality.
     Section 722.139 ‑ Annual report.
     Section 722.139a ‑ Reevaluation of state board program; recommendations.
     Section 722.140 ‑ Repealed. 1989, Act 74, Imd. Eff. June 16, 1989.
Act 296 of 1968 ‑ AIDING OR ABETTING VIOLATIONS OF JUVENILE COURT ORDERS (722.151 - 722.152)
     Section 722.151 ‑ Aiding or abetting violations by juveniles, or harboring runaways prohibited.
     Section 722.152 ‑ Violation of act; penalty.
Act 33 of 1980 ‑ REIMBURSEMENT OF LEGAL COSTS OF FOSTER PARENTS (722.161 - 722.163)
     Section 722.161 ‑ Reimbursement of certain legal costs of foster parents; conditions.
     Section 722.162 ‑ Defenses; liability.
     Section 722.163 ‑ Action against foster parent or legal guardian for injuries; “legal guardian” defined.
Act 158 of 1937 ‑ Repealed-CRIPPLED CHILDREN'S ACT (722.201 - 722.244)
Act 283 of 1939 ‑ Repealed-AFFLICTED CHILDREN'S ACT (722.301 - 722.325)
Act 138 of 1881 ‑ Repealed-TREATMENT OF DEPENDENT CHILDREN AT UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (722.401 - 722.406)
Act 13 of 1944 (1st Ex. Sess.) ‑ CHILD GUIDANCE CLINICS; COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CLINICS (722.481 - 722.481)
     Section 722.481 ‑ Child guidance and community mental health clinic, financing.
Act 137 of 1921 ‑ CONTRACTS FOR CARE OF CHILDREN (722.501 - 722.505)
     Section 722.501 ‑ Care of children; agreements by county board of commissioners with agency, institution, or hospital; charges; audit; maximum expenditure; county expense.
     Section 722.502 ‑ Approval of contracts.
     Section 722.503 ‑ Judge of family division of circuit court; duties.
     Section 722.504 ‑ Forfeiture of license; effect on contracts.
     Section 722.505 ‑ Repealed. 1996, Act 411, Eff. Jan. 1, 1998.
Act 271 of 1925 ‑ COMMITMENT OF CHILDREN TO STATE INSTITUTIONS (722.531 - 722.534)
     Section 722.531 ‑ Children incapable of adoption; commitment to state institution; expenses of commitment; maintenance.
     Section 722.532 ‑ Protection of children's rights; director of social welfare, duties.
     Section 722.533 ‑ Protection of children's rights; prosecuting attorney.
     Section 722.534 ‑ Protection of children's rights; question of jurisdiction, residence, costs.
Act 192 of 1873 ‑ Repealed-CARE AND CUSTODY OF CHILDREN ON SEPARATION OF FATHER AND MOTHER (722.541 - 722.541)
Act 260 of 1881 ‑ Repealed-PROTECTION OF CHILDREN (722.553 - 722.565)
Act 98 of 1964 ‑ Repealed-REPORTING PHYSICAL INJURIES TO CHILDREN (722.571 - 722.575)
Act 193 of 1887 ‑ Repealed-PROTECTION OF CHILDREN FROM IMMORALITY AND CRIME (722.581 - 722.583)
Act 183 of 1972 ‑ Repealed-LEAD POISONING IN MINORS (722.591 - 722.594)
Act 250 of 1982 ‑ CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT PREVENTION ACT (722.601 - 722.613)
     Section 722.601 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.602 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.603 ‑ State child abuse and neglect prevention board; creation; exercise of powers and duties; performance of management functions; appointment and qualifications of executive director; staff.
     Section 722.604 ‑ State board; composition; appointment, qualifications, and terms of public members; chairperson; election of officers and committees; compensation, reimbursement, salaries, and operating expenses.
     Section 722.605 ‑ Conducting business at public meeting; notice; availability of writings to public.
     Section 722.606 ‑ Duties of state board.
     Section 722.607 ‑ Recommending changes to governor and legislature.
     Section 722.608 ‑ Federal funds, gifts, grants, bequests, and donations; disposition.
     Section 722.609 ‑ Authorization for disbursement of trust fund money; purposes; order of preference; limitation.
     Section 722.610 ‑ Grants to local council; criteria.
     Section 722.611 ‑ Rules.
     Section 722.612 ‑ Review of functions, responsibilities, and performance of state board; transmittal; notice.
     Section 722.613 ‑ Conditional effective date.
E.R.O. No. 1992‑5 ‑ EXECUTIVE REORGANIZATION ORDER (722.620 - 722.620)
     Section 722.620 ‑ Transfer of state child abuse and neglect prevention board from department of management and budget to the department of social services by type I transfer.
Act 238 of 1975 ‑ CHILD PROTECTION LAW (722.621 - 722.638)
     Section 722.621 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.622 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.623 ‑ Individual required to report child abuse or neglect; report by telephone or online reporting system; written report; contents; transmitting report to centralized intake; copies to prosecuting attorney and probate court; conditions requiring transmission of report to law enforcement agency; pregnancy or presence of sexually transmitted infection in child less than 12 years of age; exposure to or contact with methamphetamine production.
     Section 722.623a ‑ Knowledge or suspicion of alcohol, controlled substance, or metabolite of controlled substance in body of newborn infant; report required; exception.
     Section 722.624 ‑ Persons permitted to report child abuse or neglect.
     Section 722.625 ‑ Identity of reporting person; confidentiality; disclosure; immunity; good faith presumed.
     Section 722.626 ‑ Detention of child in temporary protective custody; preliminary hearing; examinations; report; medical evaluation.
     Section 722.627 ‑ Electronic central registry; availability of confidential record; closed court proceeding not required; notice to person named in record; amending or expunging certain reports and records; hearing; evidence; release of reports compiled by law enforcement agency; information obtained by citizen review panel; release or inspection of documents from another agency or organization; sharing of information or records.
     Section 722.627a ‑ Availability of information, reports, and records to legislature; disclosure of or keeping confidential information as misdemeanor.
     Section 722.627b ‑ Child fatality review team; membership; review of child fatality; training and orientation; creation of advisory committee; review by citizen review panel; annual report; transmission of report to governor and legislature; disclosure of information; member of review team as member for purposes of MCL 691.1407; registry of statistical information regarding children's deaths.
     Section 722.627c ‑ Release of information from child protective services records or case in which child has died; decision by director; determination.
     Section 722.627d ‑ Release of information by director; preliminary decision to release or deny information; extension of time period; evidence.
     Section 722.627e ‑ Release of information by director; prohibitions.
     Section 722.627f ‑ Release of information by director; preliminary decision to release or deny request; notice; final decision; writing; right to appeal.
     Section 722.627g ‑ Release of information by director; individuals to be notified.
     Section 722.627h ‑ Appeal of director's decision.
     Section 722.627i ‑ Fee; federal assurances and waivers.
     Section 722.627j ‑ Individual not named in central registry case as perpetrator of child abuse or neglect; documentation; receipt of central registry clearance information; request; automated systems.
     Section 722.627k ‑ Death of child under court jurisdiction; notification to legislator and children's ombudsman.
     Section 722.628 ‑ Referring report or commencing investigation; informing parent or legal guardian of investigation; duties of department; assistance of and cooperation with law enforcement officials; procedures; procedures by prosecuting attorney; cooperation of school or other institution; information as to disposition of report; exception to reporting requirement; surrender of newborn; training of employees in rights of children and families; determination of open friend of the court case.
     Section 722.628a ‑ Execution of notices by prosecuting attorney of individuals bound over to circuit court for certain crimes; notification upon final disposition; confidentiality.
     Section 722.628b ‑ Referral of case to prosecuting attorney; review.
     Section 722.628c ‑ Interview with child.
     Section 722.628d ‑ Categories and departmental response; listing in child abuse or child neglect registry.
     Section 722.628e ‑ Investigation checklist.
     Section 722.629 ‑ Multidisciplinary services; biennial report; continuing education programs; dissemination of information.
     Section 722.629a ‑ Annual report.
     Section 722.630 ‑ Lawyer-guardian ad litem.
     Section 722.631 ‑ Privileged communications.
     Section 722.632 ‑ Report to law enforcement officials or probate court.
     Section 722.632a ‑ Investigations by hospital, school, or other agency.
     Section 722.632b ‑ Task force on prevention of sexual abuse of children; creation; appointment; qualifications; officer; meetings; recommendations; consultation; compensation; abolishment; child excused from participating in information-gathering efforts.
     Section 722.633 ‑ Failure to report suspected child abuse or neglect; damages; violation as misdemeanor; unauthorized dissemination of information as misdemeanor; civil liability; maintaining report or record required to be expunged as misdemeanor; false report of child abuse or neglect.
     Section 722.634 ‑ Religious beliefs.
     Section 722.635 ‑ Repeal of MCL 722.571 to 722.575.
     Section 722.636 ‑ Effective date.
     Section 722.637 ‑ Submission of petition for authorization under MCL 712A.2; exception.
     Section 722.638 ‑ Submission of petition for authorization under MCL 712A.2; conditions; request for termination of parental rights; conference.
Act 31 of 1915 ‑ YOUTH TOBACCO ACT (722.641 - 722.645)
     Section 722.641 ‑ Selling, giving, or furnishing tobacco products, vapor products, or alternative nicotine products to minor prohibited; misdemeanor; penalty; sign required; copies of sign; affirmative defense; notice; rebuttal testimony; notice of rebuttal; exception; identity and age verification requirements.
     Section 722.642 ‑ Prohibited conduct by minor for tobacco products, vapor products, or alternative nicotine products; violation and penalties; participation in health promotion and risk reduction assessment program; costs; community service; exceptions; other violations.
     Section 722.642a ‑ Selling cigarette separately prohibited; exception; violation as misdemeanor; penalty.
     Section 722.642b ‑ Selling liquid nicotine container that doesn’t meet child-resistant standards prohibited; violation as misdemeanor; penalty; definitions.
     Section 722.642c ‑ Requirements for selling and displaying of vapor products; violation as civil infraction; fine.
     Section 722.643 ‑ Noninterference with right of parent or guardian.
     Section 722.644 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.645 ‑ Short title.
Act 77 of 1889 ‑ Repealed-SELLING OR FURNISHING TOBACCO TO MINORS (722.651 - 722.652)
Act 33 of 1978 ‑ DISSEMINATING, EXHIBITING, OR DISPLAYING SEXUALLY EXPLICIT MATTER TO MINORS (722.671 - 722.693)
     33‑1978‑I ‑ PART I SEXUALLY EXPLICIT MATTER (722.671...722.684)
          Section 722.671 ‑ Definitions generally.
          Section 722.671a ‑ Repealed. 2003, Act 192, Eff. Jan. 1, 2004.
          Section 722.672 ‑ Additional definitions.
          Section 722.673 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 722.674 ‑ Additional definitions.
          Section 722.675 ‑ Disseminating sexually explicit matter to minor; felony; penalty.
          Section 722.676 ‑ Persons excepted from MCL 722.675.
          Section 722.677 ‑ Displaying sexually explicit matter to minor; misdemeanor; penalty.
          Section 722.678 ‑ Facilitative misrepresentation; misdemeanor; penalty.
          Section 722.679 ‑ Injunction.
          Section 722.680 ‑ Advisory opinion as to legality of disseminating sexually explicit matter to minor; action for declaratory judgment; prosecuting attorney as defendant; counterclaim for injunctive relief; dismissal of action.
          Section 722.681 ‑ Provisions applicable to actions commenced pursuant to MCL 722.679 or MCL 722.680.
          Section 722.682 ‑ Effect of MCL 722.679 to 722.681 on prosecutions under other laws; declaratory judgment or denial of injunction as defense; withdrawing opinion and obtaining injunction as conditions for prosecution under MCL 722.675; applicability of declaratory judgment or injunction.
          Section 722.682a ‑ Exceptions.
          Section 722.683 ‑ Repeal of MCL 750.343e.
          Section 722.684 ‑ Effective date.
     33‑1978‑II ‑ PART II ULTRA-VIOLENT EXPLICIT VIDEO GAMES (722.685...722.693)
          Section 722.685 ‑ Legislative findings.
          Section 722.686 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 722.687 ‑ Dissemination of ultra-violent explicit video game to minor; prohibition; violation; penalties.
          Section 722.688 ‑ Exceptions.
          Section 722.689 ‑ False representation as to age or status as parent or guardian; violation; penalty.
          Section 722.690 ‑ Manager of business enterprise renting or selling ultra-violent explicit video games; permitting minor to play or view prohibited; violation; penalty.
          Section 722.691 ‑ Knowingly disseminating ultra-violent explicit video game.
          Section 722.692 ‑ Violation arising from same transaction.
          Section 722.693 ‑ Good faith as defense.
Act 293 of 1917 ‑ Repealed-CHILD WELFARE COMMISSION (722.701 - 722.703)
Act 205 of 1956 ‑ THE PATERNITY ACT (722.711 - 722.730)
     Section 722.711 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.712 ‑ Child born out of wedlock; liability of parents; duties of court; medical expenses; death of father of child born out of wedlock; "Medicaid" defined.
     Section 722.713 ‑ Repealed. 1996, Act 308, Eff. June 1, 1997.
     Section 722.714 ‑ Paternity proceeding; parties; venue; action not required; commencement of action; statute of limitations; initiating and conducting proceedings; child support formula as guideline; verification of complaint; agreement to transfer prosecutor's responsibilities; charge; summons; default judgment; genetic paternity testing; next friend or guardian ad litem; rights of indigent defendant; order of filiation.
     Section 722.714a ‑ Summons or notice; notification of obligation and rights; court order for genetic paternity testing.
     Section 722.714b ‑ Effect of paternity in another state.
     Section 722.715 ‑ Mother and alleged father competent to testify; cross-examination; exclusion of public; continuance until birth of child.
     Section 722.716 ‑ Pretrial proceedings; blood or tissue typing determinations as to mother, child, and alleged father; court order; refusal to submit to typing or identification profiling; qualifications of person conducting typing or identification profiling; compensation of expert; result of typing or identification profiling; filing summary report; objection; admissibility; establishment of paternity.
     Section 722.716a ‑ Information obtained from genetic paternity testing; disclosure prohibited; retention and destruction of material; confidentiality; sale, transfer, or offer; audit; violation as misdemeanor; penalty.
     Section 722.717 ‑ Order of filiation; circumstances; contents; support order; retroactivity; enforcement of judgment or order; fee; report to director of department of community health; service of copies to parties.
     Section 722.717a ‑ Repealed. 2001, Act 109, Eff. Sept. 30, 2001.
     Section 722.717b ‑ Provisions for custody and parenting time; temporary order in case of dispute; referral to friend of the court; attorneys not required to represent parties in dispute.
     Section 722.718 ‑ Payments to friend of court, clerk of court, or state disbursement unit; disbursement.
     Section 722.719 ‑ Bond to perform court order and indemnify county; filing; dismissal of complaint; default; issuance of citation to principal and sureties; service; execution; contempt of court; commitment; decree or judgment; appointment of receiver.
     Section 722.720 ‑ Continuing jurisdiction; purposes.
     Section 722.720a ‑ Repealed. 1982, Act 296, Eff. July 1, 1983.
     Section 722.721 ‑ Mother's support and education of child born out of wedlock; bond; default; liability of father.
     Section 722.722 ‑ False complaint; penalty.
     Section 722.723 ‑ Repealed. 1982, Act 296, Eff. July 1, 1983.
     Section 722.724 ‑ Appeal; stay of execution, bond, security for costs.
     Section 722.725 ‑ Reference to mother as parent of child in records, certificates, or other papers.
     Section 722.726 ‑ Application of act.
     Section 722.727 ‑ Fees; assessment in order of filiation.
     Section 722.728 ‑ Enforcement remedies.
     Section 722.729 ‑ Repealed. 2009, Act 235, Imd. Eff. Jan. 8, 2010
     Section 722.729a ‑ Centralized receipt and disbursement of support and fees.
     Section 722.730 ‑ Paternity act; short title.
Act 41 of 1960 ‑ CURFEW FOR CHILDREN (722.751 - 722.754)
     Section 722.751 ‑ Curfew for children under 12 years old.
     Section 722.752 ‑ Curfew for minors under age 16.
     Section 722.753 ‑ Aiding underage children to violate law; misdemeanor.
     Section 722.754 ‑ Local regulation as to curfew.
Act 71 of 1965 ‑ COUNTY REHABILITATION WORK CAMPS FOR JUVENILE OFFENDERS (722.761 - 722.762)
     Section 722.761 ‑ County rehabilitation work camps; operation by board of supervisors.
     Section 722.762 ‑ Agreements with county maintaining work camps.
Act 176 of 1985 ‑ CHILD IDENTIFICATION AND PROTECTION ACT (722.771 - 722.775)
     Section 722.771 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.772 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.773 ‑ Fingerprinting child; prohibition; exception.
     Section 722.774 ‑ Fingerprinting and photographing child; conditions.
     Section 722.775 ‑ Conditional effective date.
Act 280 of 1975 ‑ Repealed-JUVENILE JUSTICE SERVICES ACT (722.801 - 722.819)
Act 13 of 1988 ‑ JUVENILE DIVERSION ACT (722.821 - 722.831)
***** 722.822.amended THIS AMENDED SECTION IS EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2021 ***** ***** 722.822 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2021: See 722.822.amended *****
     Section 722.821 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.822 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.822.amended ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.823 ‑ Powers of law enforcement official or court intake worker where petition not filed or authorized; diversion of minor.
     Section 722.824 ‑ Decision to divert minor; factors to be examined.
     Section 722.825 ‑ Conference; notice; time; prohibitions; diversion agreement; filing petition; noncompliance with terms of agreement or plan.
     Section 722.826 ‑ Decision to divert minor; information to be filed; revocation.
     Section 722.827 ‑ Separate diversion record.
     Section 722.828 ‑ Opening record; destruction of record.
     Section 722.828.amended ‑ Opening record; destruction of record.
     Section 722.829 ‑ Use of record; violation as misdemeanor; penalty.
     Section 722.830 ‑ Conditional effective date.
     Section 722.831 ‑ Effective date.
Act 199 of 1988 ‑ SURROGATE PARENTING ACT (722.851 - 722.863)
     Section 722.851 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.853 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.855 ‑ Surrogate parentage contract as void and unenforceable.
     Section 722.857 ‑ Surrogate parentage contract prohibited; conditions; surrogate parentage contract as felony; penalty.
     Section 722.859 ‑ Surrogate parentage contract for compensation prohibited; surrogate parentage contract for compensation as misdemeanor or felony; penalty.
     Section 722.861 ‑ Custody of child.
     Section 722.863 ‑ Effective date.
Act 260 of 2008 ‑ GUARDIANSHIP ASSISTANCE ACT (722.871 - 722.881)
***** 722.874.amended THIS AMENDED SECTION IS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 22, 2020 ***** ***** 722.874 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE JANUARY 22, 2020: See 722.874.amended *****
     Section 722.871 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.872 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.873 ‑ Guardianship assistance; eligibility.
     Section 722.874 ‑ Guardianship assistance; payment to eligible guardian; criteria; eligibility for federal funding under title IV-E; sibling ineligible for federal funding; successor guardian.
     Section 722.874.amended ‑ Guardianship assistance; payment to eligible guardian; criteria; eligibility for federal funding under title IV-E; sibling ineligible for federal funding; successor guardian.
     Section 722.875 ‑ Guardianship assistance; negotiating and entering guardianship assistance agreement; specifications; duration; limitation on payment; review by department; eligibility determination.
     Section 722.875a ‑ Permanency plan including placement with guardian and receipt of guardianship assistance payments; information to be included in case service plan.
     Section 722.875b ‑ Legal guardianship as judicially created relationship; transfer of parental rights to guardian.
     Section 722.875c ‑ Guardianship assistance; successor guardian.
     Section 722.875d ‑ Rules.
     Section 722.876 ‑ Guardianship assistance; prohibition; conditions; notice of termination.
     Section 722.877 ‑ Public or private medical insurance or assistance; application and maintenance.
     Section 722.878 ‑ Collecting, assembling, and reporting data and information.
     Section 722.879 ‑ Appeal of decision.
     Section 722.880 ‑ Repealed. 2009, Act 15, Imd. Eff. Apr. 9, 2009.
     Section 722.881 ‑ Postpermanency services; eligibility.
Act 211 of 1990 ‑ THE PARENTAL RIGHTS RESTORATION ACT (722.901 - 722.909)
     Section 722.901 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.902 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.903 ‑ Consent to abortion on minor; petition for waiver of parental consent.
     Section 722.904 ‑ Jurisdiction of probate court; confidential and expeditious proceedings; granting waiver of parental consent; reporting suspected child abuse; duties of probate court on disclosure of sexual abuse; “child abuse” and “sexual abuse” defined.
     Section 722.905 ‑ Medical emergency abortion.
     Section 722.906 ‑ Residency of minor.
     Section 722.907 ‑ Violation as misdemeanor; failure to obtain parental consent or copy of waiver as evidence in civil action; exemplary damages.
     Section 722.908 ‑ Right to abortion not created; prohibited conduct.
     Section 722.909 ‑ Repealed. 1991, Act 80, Imd. Eff. July 18, 1991.
Act 204 of 1994 ‑ THE CHILDREN'S OMBUDSMAN ACT (722.921 - 722.935)
     Section 722.921 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.922 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.923 ‑ Children's ombudsman; establishment; appointment; removal.
     Section 722.924 ‑ Procedures; training; complaint; investigation; notification of safety concerns.
     Section 722.925 ‑ Individuals making complaint to children's ombudsman.
     Section 722.925a ‑ Children's ombudsman; powers.
     Section 722.926 ‑ Victim of child abuse or child neglect; powers of children's ombudsman; child fatality cases; investigation.
     Section 722.927 ‑ Decision to investigate; notice; pursuing administrative remedies or channels of complaint; further investigation; violation of state or federal criminal law; complaint against child placing agency; petition requesting court jurisdiction or termination of parental rights.
     Section 722.928 ‑ Department and child placing agency; duties; information to be provided to biological parent, adoptive parent, or foster parent; access to departmental computer networks.
     Section 722.929 ‑ Confidentiality of record of children's ombudsman; disclosure; limitations; release of certain information.
     Section 722.930 ‑ Report of findings; recommendations; consultation with individual, department, or child placing agency; publication of adverse opinion; notice of actions; information provided to complainant; child fatality investigation; report.
     Section 722.931 ‑ Penalty for filing complaint or cooperating in investigation prohibited; intentional false complaint.
     Section 722.932 ‑ Authority granted under other acts or rules.
     Section 722.933‑722.935 ‑ Repealed. 2004, Act 560, Imd. Eff. Jan. 3, 2005.
Act 203 of 1994 ‑ FOSTER CARE AND ADOPTION SERVICES ACT (722.951 - 722.960)
     Section 722.951 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.952 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.953 ‑ Purpose of act.
     Section 722.954 ‑ Licensure as foster parent; orientation as condition to certification; written information to be provided foster parents before placement; confidentiality.
     Section 722.954a ‑ Placement of child in supervising agency's care; determination of placement with relative; notification; special consideration and preference to child's relative; placement of siblings; documentation of decision; review hearing.
     Section 722.954b ‑ Permanent placement; 12-month goal; inclusion in directory of children; in-home visits.
     Section 722.954c ‑ Release of child's medical records; medical passport; contents; transfer; performance of assessment or psychological evaluation; medical examination; indication that child may have been victim of human trafficking; counseling.
     Section 722.954d ‑ Annual report card.
     Section 722.954e ‑ Child as victim of human trafficking; placement in setting providing mental health services, counseling, or other specialized services.
     Section 722.955 ‑ Registration of attorney with children's ombudsman; filing of compliance; reregistration; request for removal.
     Section 722.956 ‑ Adoption facilitator; duties; cost.
     Section 722.957 ‑ Adoption facilitator; placement based on age, race, religious affiliation, disability, or income level; participation of parent or guardian in selection of adoptive parent.
     Section 722.958 ‑ Rules; training; directory of children available for adoption; registry of adoptive homes; foster parent resource centers; pilot project.
     Section 722.958a ‑ Section to be cited as "foster parent's bill of rights law"; rights; grievance procedure; hearing; remedy; complaint; report; investigations subject to appropriation of funds.
     Section 722.958b ‑ Children's assurance of quality foster care policy; requirements; written grievance procedure policy; grievance procedures; remedy; implementation.
     Section 722.958c ‑ Children's assurance of quality foster care; specific policy regarding access to certain services and information.
     Section 722.958d ‑ Children's assurance of quality foster care policy; prepare and distribute information.
     Section 722.959 ‑ Effective date.
     Section 722.960 ‑ Conditional effective date.
Act 215 of 2008 ‑ FOSTER CARE INDEPENDENCE ACT (722.981 - 722.985)
     Section 722.981 ‑ Short title; definitions.
     Section 722.982 ‑ Foster care independence program; establishment; conditions; services.
     Section 722.983 ‑ Services; eligibility; exceptions; services provided to young adults 14 years of age and older; availability of services through 20 years of age; services provided on as-needed basis.
     Section 722.984 ‑ Goods and services.
     Section 722.985 ‑ Other goods and services.
E.R.O. No. 2010‑9 ‑ EXECUTIVE REORGANIZATION ORDER (722.991 - 722.991)
     Section 722.991 ‑ Transfer of powers and duties of foster care trust fund board to state child abuse and neglect prevention board; abolishment of foster care trust fund board.
Act 305 of 1996 ‑ ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF PARENTAGE ACT (722.1001 - 722.1013)
     Section 722.1001 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.1002 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.1003 ‑ Acknowledgment of parentage; form; validity; signatures; witness; copy.
     Section 722.1004 ‑ Acknowledgment as basis for court ordered child support, custody, or parenting time; relationship and status of child.
     Section 722.1005 ‑ Acknowledgment of parentage; filing with state registrar; review; maintenance as permanent record; procedures and payment for issuance; basis for preparation of new birth certificate.
     Section 722.1006 ‑ Grant of initial custody.
     Section 722.1007 ‑ Notices.
     Section 722.1008 ‑ Acknowledgment of parentage; preparation or approval of form; availability to public.
     Section 722.1009 ‑ Appointment of next friend or guardian ad litem; effect of signing by minor parent.
     Section 722.1010 ‑ Consent to court jurisdiction.
     Section 722.1011 ‑ Repealed. 2012, Act 161, Imd. Eff. June 12, 2012.
     Section 722.1012 ‑ Validity of prior acknowledgment.
     Section 722.1013 ‑ Effective date.
Act 525 of 2008 ‑ FOSTERING FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP TRUST FUND ACT (722.1021 - 722.1031)
     Section 722.1021 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.1022 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.1023 ‑ Fostering futures scholarship trust fund; creation; administration; crediting amounts; interest and earnings; investment; availability of money for disbursement; expenditures; appropriation; money remaining at close of year; administrative costs; limitation.
     Section 722.1024 ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 530, Imd. Eff. Jan. 14, 2015.
     Section 722.1025 ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 530, Imd. Eff. Jan. 14, 2015.
     Section 722.1026 ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 530, Imd. Eff. Jan. 14, 2015.
     Section 722.1027 ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 530, Imd. Eff. Jan. 14, 2015.
     Section 722.1027a ‑ Opportunities to make contributions; collaboration with higher education institution to assist foster care students with unmet financial education needs; use of money; contracts.
     Section 722.1027b ‑ Fostering futures scholarship; eligibility.
     Section 722.1028 ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 530, Imd. Eff. Jan. 14, 2015.
     Section 722.1029 ‑ Department; powers; deposit of money in fund.
     Section 722.1030 ‑ Disbursement; limitation.
     Section 722.1031 ‑ Annual accounting of revenues and expenditures; report.
Act 544 of 2008 ‑ CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTER ACT (722.1041 - 722.1044)
     Section 722.1041 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.1042 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.1043 ‑ Children's advocacy center fund; creation; deposit of money into fund; investment; money remaining in fund at close of fiscal year; department of human services as administrator.
     Section 722.1044 ‑ Expenditures; limitation; annual audit and report.
Act 219 of 2000 ‑ CHILDREN'S PRODUCT SAFETY ACT (722.1051 - 722.1085)
     Section 722.1051 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.1052 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.1055 ‑ Unsafe children's product; placement in stream of commerce prohibited.
     Section 722.1056 ‑ Unsafe children's product; criteria; crib; retrofit; notice; compliance.
     Section 722.1060 ‑ List of unsafe children's products; maintenance; availability; providing list to inspectors of child care facility and persons providing child care.
     Section 722.1061 ‑ Commercial user; sale of recalled product; exception.
     Section 722.1065 ‑ Child care facility; prohibition; exception; notice; posting list; determination by operator of facility.
     Section 722.1070 ‑ Revocation or refusal to renew or issue facility license or registration.
     Section 722.1075 ‑ Violation by commercial user as misdemeanor; penalty.
     Section 722.1080 ‑ Enforcement action; jurisdiction.
     Section 722.1085 ‑ Additional remedies.
Act 195 of 2001 ‑ UNIFORM CHILD-CUSTODY JURISDICTION AND ENFORCEMENT ACT (722.1101 - 722.1406)
     195‑2001‑1 ‑ ARTICLE 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS (722.1101...722.1112)
          Section 722.1101 ‑ Short title.
          Section 722.1102 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 722.1103 ‑ Scope of act; limitation.
          Section 722.1104 ‑ Proceeding pertaining to Indian child.
          Section 722.1105 ‑ Child-custody law or determination of foreign country.
          Section 722.1106 ‑ Child-custody determination of this state.
          Section 722.1107 ‑ Jurisdiction; question; priority.
          Section 722.1108 ‑ Notice; manner; proof of service; notice not required.
          Section 722.1109 ‑ Personal jurisdiction.
          Section 722.1110 ‑ Communication between states; participation of parties; “record” defined.
          Section 722.1111 ‑ Testimony.
          Section 722.1112 ‑ Request to out-of-state court; expenses; preserving and forwarding records.
     195‑2001‑2 ‑ ARTICLE 2 JURISDICTION (722.1201...722.1210)
          Section 722.1201 ‑ Initial child-custody determination; jurisdiction.
          Section 722.1202 ‑ Exclusive, continuing jurisdiction; condition; determination to decline jurisdiction; modification of child-custody determination.
          Section 722.1203 ‑ Modification of out-of-state child-custody determination; requirements.
          Section 722.1204 ‑ Temporary emergency jurisdiction; communication with out-of-state court; duration of order.
          Section 722.1205 ‑ Notice and hearing.
          Section 722.1206 ‑ Commencement of out-of-state proceeding; jurisdiction; communication; dismissal of proceeding by in-state court; modification.
          Section 722.1207 ‑ Determination of inconvenient forum.
          Section 722.1208 ‑ Unjustifiable conduct of parties; decision to decline exercise of jurisdiction; dismissal or stay; expenses.
          Section 722.1209 ‑ Pleading or sworn statement; information.
          Section 722.1210 ‑ Order to appear with or without child.
     195‑2001‑3 ‑ ARTICLE 3 ENFORCEMENT (722.1301...722.1316)
          Section 722.1301 ‑ “Petitioner” and “respondent” defined.
          Section 722.1302 ‑ Enforcement; temporary order.
          Section 722.1303 ‑ Child custody determination by out-of-state court; enforcement; remedy.
          Section 722.1304 ‑ Registered child-custody determination; requirements.
          Section 722.1305 ‑ Registered child-custody determination; enforcement.
          Section 722.1306 ‑ Commencement of in-state enforcement proceeding; out-of-state modification proceeding; communication of enforcing court with modifying court.
          Section 722.1307 ‑ Petition for enforcement of child-custody determination; contents; filing; hearing.
          Section 722.1308 ‑ Petition and order; service.
          Section 722.1309 ‑ Delivery of child to petitioner; grounds for exception; expenses; additional relief; refusal to testify; inference; privilege against disclosure.
          Section 722.1310 ‑ Warrant to take physical custody of child.
          Section 722.1311 ‑ Assessment of expenses.
          Section 722.1312 ‑ Full faith and credit.
          Section 722.1313 ‑ Appeal.
          Section 722.1314 ‑ International child abduction; actions by prosecutor or attorney general.
          Section 722.1315 ‑ Actions by law enforcement officer.
          Section 722.1316 ‑ Expenses of prosecutor or attorney general and law enforcement officers; assessment against respondent.
     195‑2001‑4 ‑ ARTICLE 4 MISCELLANEOUS (722.1401...722.1406)
          Section 722.1401 ‑ Application and construction of act; promotion of uniformity.
          Section 722.1405 ‑ Proceedings commenced before effective date of act.
          Section 722.1406 ‑ Repeal of MCL 600.651 to 600.673; effective date of act.
Act 159 of 2012 ‑ REVOCATION OF PATERNITY ACT (722.1431 - 722.1445)
     Section 722.1431 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.1433 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.1435 ‑ Applicability of sections to certain actions.
     Section 722.1437 ‑ Action for revocation of acknowledgment of paternity; filing; agreement to transfer prosecutor's responsibilities; proceeding on behalf of state; affidavit; order for blood or tissue typing or DNA identification profiling; forwarding copy of order to state registrar; vacating acknowledgment of parentage; amending birth certificate; representation.
     Section 722.1438 ‑ Action for order determining genetic father not child's father.
     Section 722.1439 ‑ Motion to set aside determination.
     Section 722.1441 ‑ Determination that child born out of wedlock.
     Section 722.1443 ‑ Court action.
     Section 722.1445 ‑ Determination of paternity.
Act 365 of 2014 ‑ GENETIC PARENTAGE ACT (722.1461 - 722.1475)
     Section 722.1461 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.1463 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.1465 ‑ Use of act to determine paternity.
     Section 722.1467 ‑ Consideration as biological father; conditions; additional genetic paternity testing.
     Section 722.1469 ‑ Establishment of paternity by genetic testing; initial custody of child to mother; basis for court-ordered child support, custody, or parenting time; status, rights, and duties of child.
     Section 722.1471 ‑ Genetic paternity determination form and summary report; filing with state registrar; copy to be provided to mother and father; inclusion of child's father on birth certificate; fee to amend birth certificate; issuance of copy of genetic paternity determination form and summary report.
     Section 722.1473 ‑ Consent to court jurisdiction.
     Section 722.1475 ‑ Genetic paternity determination form; creation.
Act 366 of 2014 ‑ SUMMARY SUPPORT AND PATERNITY ACT (722.1491 - 722.1503)
     Section 722.1491 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.1492 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.1493 ‑ Use of act by title IV-D agency.
     Section 722.1494 ‑ Determination of father of child born out of wedlock.
     Section 722.1495 ‑ Filing of statement and notice by title IV-D agency.
     Section 722.1496 ‑ Genetic testing.
     Section 722.1497 ‑ Order declaring alleged father to be child's father; failure to submit to genetic testing; contempt; actions by court.
     Section 722.1498 ‑ Duty to pay child support; liability for medical expenses.
     Section 722.1499 ‑ Provisions applicable to established paternity but no action filed.
     Section 722.1500 ‑ Establishment of support obligation.
     Section 722.1501 ‑ Support and paternity establishment services.
     Section 722.1502 ‑ Motion to set aside order.
     Section 722.1503 ‑ Fees.
Act 460 of 2014 ‑ UNIFORM CHILD ABDUCTION PREVENTION ACT (722.1521 - 722.1532)
     Section 722.1521 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.1522 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.1523 ‑ Applicability of MCL 722.1110 to 722.1112.
     Section 722.1524 ‑ Abduction prevention measures in child-custody proceeding; court order; petition; warrant to take physical custody of child.
     Section 722.1525 ‑ Petition; court jurisdiction; emergency jurisdiction.
     Section 722.1526 ‑ Petition; verification; specification of risk factors; contents.
     Section 722.1527 ‑ Credible risk of child abduction; evidence; hearing; finding that conduct intended to avoid domestic violence or harm.
     Section 722.1528 ‑ Filing of petition; court order; review of evidence; finding of credible risk of child abduction; entering abduction prevention order; provisions; contents; conditions; preventing imminent abduction; remedies.
     Section 722.1529 ‑ Finding of credible risk of imminent wrongful removal of child; ex parte warrant to take physical custody; opportunity for hearing; contents of ex parte warrant; search of databases to determine history of domestic violence, stalking, or child abuse or neglect; service of petition and warrant; enforcement; finding of bad faith; relief under other law of state.
     Section 722.1530 ‑ Abduction prevention order; duration.
     Section 722.1531 ‑ Application and construction of uniform act.
     Section 722.1532 ‑ Electronic signature or delivery.
Act 434 of 2018 ‑ SAFE FAMILIES FOR CHILDREN ACT (722.1551 - 722.1567)
     Section 722.1551 ‑ Short title.
     Section 722.1553 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 722.1555 ‑ Temporary delegation of parental power; limitations; revocation or withdrawal.
     Section 722.1557 ‑ Recruitment of persons or families by charitable organizations to serve as resource families.
     Section 722.1559 ‑ Recruitment of persons or families by charitable organizations to serve as resource families.
     Section 722.1561 ‑ Home safety assessment.
     Section 722.1563 ‑ Training for preparing, developing, training, and supporting resource families.
     Section 722.1565 ‑ Execution of power attorney does not constitute abuse or neglect; services under this act by resource family not subject to licensing or regulation by the department.
     Section 722.1567 ‑ Records; availability; liability; rules prohibited; referral.

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