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Section 722.124b

Act 116 of 1973

722.124b Definitions used in MCL 722.124b, 722.124c, and 722.124d.

Sec. 14b.

As used in this section and sections 14c and 14d:

(a) “Adoption attorney” means that term as defined in section 22 of the adoption code, being section 710.22 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.

(b) “Adoption code” means chapter X of Act No. 288 of the Public Acts of 1939, being sections 710.21 to 710.70 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.

(c) “Adoption facilitator” means a child placing agency or an adoption attorney who assists biological parents or guardians or prospective adoptive parents with adoptions pursuant to the adoption code.

(d) “Primary adoption facilitator” means the adoption facilitator in an adoption who files the court documents on behalf of the prospective adoptive parent.

(e) “Public information form” means a form described in section 14d that is completed by a primary adoption facilitator and maintained in a central clearinghouse by the department of social services for distribution pursuant to section 14d to individuals seeking information about adoption.

History: Add. 1994, Act 209, Eff. Jan. 1, 1995
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties of state fire marshal to department of labor and economic growth, bureau of construction codes and fire safety, by type II transfer, see E.R.O. No. 2003-1, compiled at MCL 445.2011.For transfer of powers and duties pertaining to children's camp, child care center, day care center, family day care home, and group day care home licensing and regulation from department of human services to department of licensing and regulatory affairs, see E.R.O. No. 2015-1, compiled at MCL 400.227.
Popular Name: Act 116
Popular Name: Child Care Licensing Act

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