SUCCESSOR GUARDIAN; ASSISTANCE                                                  H.B. 4550 (S-2):

                                                                                                    SUMMARY OF BILL

                                                                                     REPORTED FROM COMMITTEE










House Bill 4550 (Substitute S-2 as reported)

Sponsor:  Representative Brenda Carter

House Committee:  Families, Children and Seniors

                             Ways and Means

Senate Committee:  Families, Seniors and Veterans




The bill would amend the Guardianship Assistance Act to require the approval process for guardianship assistance to include criminal record checks and child abuse and child neglect central registry checks on all successor guardians, and all adults living in a successor guardian's home, as well as submission of the guardian's or successor guardian's fingerprints to the Department of State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a criminal history check.


MCL 722.874                                                            Legislative Analyst: Tyler VanHuyse




The bill would have no fiscal impact on State or local government.


Date Completed:  9-16-19                                                   Fiscal Analyst: John Maxwell





This analysis was prepared by nonpartisan Senate staff for use by the Senate in its deliberations and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent.