MCL - Act 204 of 1994


Act 204 of 1994

AN ACT to establish the office of the child advocate; to prescribe the powers and duties of the child advocate, certain state departments and officers, certain county and private agencies serving children, and certain residential facilities providing juvenile justice services; and to provide remedies from certain administrative acts.

History: 1994, Act 204, Eff. Jan. 1, 1995 ;-- Am. 2004, Act 560, Imd. Eff. Jan. 3, 2005 ;-- Am. 2023, Act 303, Eff. Feb. 13, 2024

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 722.921 Section Short title.
Section 722.922 Section Definitions.
Section 722.923 Section Office of the child advocate; establishment; appointment; removal.
Section 722.924 Section Procedures; training; complaint; investigation; notification of safety concerns.
Section 722.925 Section Individuals making complaint to child advocate.
Section 722.925a Section Child advocate; powers.
Section 722.926 Section Victim of child abuse or child neglect; powers of child advocate; child fatality cases; investigation.
Section 722.927 Section 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 Section Department, child placing agency, and residential facility; duties; information to be provided to biological parent, adoptive parent, or foster parent; access to departmental computer networks.
Section 722.929 Section Confidentiality of record of child advocate's office; disclosure; limitations; release of certain information.
Section 722.930 Section Report of findings; recommendations; consultation with individual, department, child placing agency, or residential facility; publication of adverse opinion; notice of actions; information provided to complainant; child fatality investigation; report.
Section 722.931 Section Penalty for filing complaint or cooperating in investigation prohibited; intentional false complaint.
Section 722.932 Section Authority granted under other acts or rules.
Section 722.933-722.935 Section Repealed. 2004, Act 560, Imd. Eff. Jan. 3, 2005.