CHILD PROTECTION LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 238 of 1975
722.627k Death of child under court jurisdiction; notification to legislator and children's ombudsman.
(1) If a child dies who is under the court's jurisdiction under section 2(b) of chapter XIIA of the probate code of 1939, 1939 PA 288, MCL 712A.2, the department shall provide notification in writing or electronically not later than 1 business day to the court that had jurisdiction over the child under section 2(b) of chapter XIIA of the probate code of 1939, 1939 PA 288, MCL 712A.2, at the time of the child's death, the state senator and state representative who represent the district in which that court is located, and the children's ombudsman.
(2) The department shall notify the children's ombudsman within 1 business day when a child dies and any of the following apply:
(a) The child died during an active child protective services investigation or an open child protective services case.
(b) The department received a prior child protective services complaint concerning the child's caretaker.
(c) The child's death may have resulted from child abuse or neglect.
History: Add. 2011, Act 67, Imd. Eff. June 28, 2011
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