MCL - Section 722.1492

SUMMARY SUPPORT AND PATERNITY ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 366 of 2014


722.1492 Definitions.

Sec. 2.

    As used in this act:
    (a) "Alleged father" means a man who is alleged to have fathered the child who is the subject of an action to establish the father's paternity under this act.
    (b) "Child born out of wedlock" means a child conceived and born to a woman who was not married from the conception to the date of birth of the child, or a child that the court has determined to be a child born or conceived during a marriage but not the issue of that marriage.
    (c) "Child custody act of 1970" means the child custody act of 1970, 1970 PA 91, MCL 722.21 to 722.31.
    (d) "Court" means the circuit court.
    (e) "Department" means the department of human services.
    (f) "Friend of the court act" means the friend of the court act, 1982 PA 294, MCL 552.501 to 552.535.
    (g) "Party" means a child's mother or a child's alleged or legally established father under this act.
    (h) "Person" means an individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental entity, or other legal entity.
    (i) "Support" means that term as defined in section 2a of the friend of the court act, MCL 552.502a.
    (j) "Support and parenting time enforcement act" means the support and parenting time enforcement act, 1982 PA 295, MCL 552.601 to 552.650.
    (k) "Support formula" means the support formula developed by the state friend of the court bureau under section 19 of the friend of the court act, MCL 552.519.
    (l) "Title IV-D" and "title IV-D agency" mean those terms as defined in section 2 of the support and parenting time enforcement act, MCL 552.602.


History: 2014, Act 366, Eff. Mar. 17, 2015