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House: Adjourned until Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:00:00 AM
Senate: Adjourned until Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:00:00 AM


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Committee(s) Families, Seniors, and Veterans
ChairSen. John Bizon, M.D.
Clerk NameElena Palombo
Clerk Phone517.373.1721
LocationHarry T. Gast Appropriations Room, 3rd Floor, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
DateWednesday, 7/22/2020
Time8:00 AM
Time Notes
AgendaHB 5248 (Matt Hall) Children; other; public release of redacted children's ombudsman's findings and recommendations; allow.

HB 5249 (Andrea Schroeder) Children; services; powers and duties of the children's ombudsman; modify.

HB 5417 (Rebekah Warren) Health; emergency response; do-not-resuscitate order; allow a parent or guardian to execute on behalf of a minor child.

HB 5418 (Rebekah Warren) Education; school districts; filing, storage, and notice rules regarding do-not-resuscitate orders and comfort or care plans and limitation of liability for providing these measures; create.

HB 5419 (Daire Rendon) Probate; guardians and conservators; do-not-resuscitate orders; authorize a guardian of a minor to execute.

HB 5289 (Julie Alexander) Records; death; fee for certificate of stillbirth; prohibit.

HB 5148 (Brenda Carter) Children; adoption; persons authorized to advertise for, solicit, or recruit adoptive parents or guardians; modify.

HB 5149 (Douglas Wozniak) Crimes; penalties; exceptions to the prohibition of the transfer or acquisition of legal or physical custody of an individual; modify.

HB 5443 (Kathy Crawford) Children; services; kinship caregiver advisory council; create.

HB 5444 (Frank Liberati) Children; services; kinship caregiver navigator program; create.


Due to concerns regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), audience seating will be extremely limited. We encourage individuals who attend meetings to take precautionary measures and practice safe social distancing. For those wishing to present their positions/testimony, written statements are encouraged and can be submitted to the committee clerk prior to meetings at OfcSCC@senate.michigan.gov. Please contact the committee clerk with any additional questions.

And any other business properly before the committee.

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