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Committee(s) Civil Rights, Judiciary, and Public Safety
ChairSen. Stephanie Chang
Clerk NameJackie Mosher
Clerk Phone517.373.5312
LocationRoom 1200, Binsfeld Office Building, 201 Townsend Street, Lansing, MI 48933
DateThursday, 9/28/2023
Time12:00 PM
Time Notes
AgendaSB 418 (Sen. Sylvia Santana) Human services: children's services; county child care fund reimbursement rate; increase, and provide for performance requirements.

SB 419 (Sen. Sylvia Santana) Juveniles: criminal procedure; use of screening tool for minors eligible for a certain diversion option; require.

SB 420 (Sen. Jeff Irwin) Juveniles: other; length of time youth can be placed on precourt diversion program; limit.

SB 421 (Sen. Veronica Klinefelt) Courts: family division; use of risk and needs assessment for juveniles in the juvenile justice system before disposition; require.

SB 422 (Sen. Kristen McDonald Rivet) Courts: family division; use of screening tool for minors sought to be placed on the consent calendar; require.

SB 423 (Sen. Roger Victory) Juveniles: other; detention of juveniles in certain circumstances; modify.

SB 424 (Sen. Sue Shink) Courts: other; Michigan indigent defense commission act; expand duties to include indigent defense of youth.

SB 425 (Sen. Sue Shink) Courts: other; duties of the appellate defender; include requirement to defend youth.

SB 426 (Sen. Paul Wojno) Juveniles: juvenile justice services; residential reimbursement; allow department to adjust rates and change provider agreements.

SB 427 (Sen. Mallory McMorrow) Juveniles: other; factors in designating or waiving certain juvenile cases; require the court to consider, and place certain limits on consent calendar plans.

SB 428 (Sen. Stephanie Chang) Juveniles: other; juvenile fines, fees, and costs; eliminate.

SB 429 (Sen. Jeff Irwin) Juveniles: other; DNA fine for juveniles; eliminate.

SB 430 (Sen. Erika Geiss) Juveniles: other; late fee for juveniles; eliminate.

SB 431 (Sen. Jeremy Moss) Juveniles: other; juvenile sentenced as adult fee; eliminate.

SB 432 (Sen. Roger Victory) Children: services; children's ombudsman; rename, and modify powers and duties.

SB 433 (Sen. Ruth Johnson) Children: services; reference to children's ombudsman in social welfare act; amend to child advocate.

SB 434 (Sen. Sean McCann) Children: services; reference to “children’s ombudsman” in the probate code of 1939; amend to “child advocate”.

SB 435 (Sen. Dayna Polehanki) Children: services; reference to children's ombudsman in 1973 PA 116; amend to child advocate.

SB 436 (Sen. John Damoose) Children: services; reference to children's ombudsman in the child protection law; amend to child advocate.

SB 437 (Sen. Stephanie Chang) Children: services; reference to “children’s ombudsman” in the foster care and adoption services act; amend to “child advocate”.

SB 471 (Sen. Stephanie Chang) Crimes: weapons; possession of firearms and ammunition by persons convicted of misdemeanor involving domestic violence; prohibit.

SB 472 (Sen. Stephanie Chang) Crimes: weapons; sentencing guidelines; update.

SB 528 (Sen. Sue Shink) Crimes: other; penalties for certain offenses committed when victim and offender have a domestic relationship; provide for.

HB 4516 (Rep. Betsy Coffia) Family law: domestic violence; domestic violence prevention and treatment fund; allow to provide funding to tribal domestic and sexual violence shelters and service providers.

HB 4420 (Rep. Julie M. Rogers) Crime victims: other; information sharing by law enforcement of victim contact information with survivor programs; allow.

HB 4421 (Rep. Stephanie A. Young) Civil procedure: other; certain public video recordings of court proceedings; allow the victims' faces to be blurred.

HB 4422 (Rep. Graham Filler) Crime victims: other; definition of serious misdemeanor in the crime victims act; modify.

HB 4423 (Rep. Greg VanWoerkom) Crime victims: statements; victim impact statements; allow to be made remotely.

And any other business properly before the committee.


In the spirit of compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), individuals with a disability should feel free to contact the Senate Business Office by phone [(517) 373-1675] or email senbusinessoffice@senate.michigan.gov if requesting special services to effectively participate in the meeting.

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