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2012 Senate Bill 1000: Ban granting parenting time in certain countries

Public Act 600 of 2012

Introduced by Sen. John Moolenaar (R) on March 1, 2012 To prohibit a Michigan court from awarding “parenting time” in child custody disputes that would take place in a country that is not a party to the “Hague convention” on the civil aspects of international child abduction.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 1, 2012
Reported in the Senate on September 27, 2012 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on October 17, 2012
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 17, 2012
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on October 17, 2012 To prohibit a Michigan court from awarding “parenting time” in child custody disputes that would take place in a country that is not a party to the “Hague convention” on the civil aspects of international child abduction, unless both parents give consent.
Received in the House on November 8, 2012
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on November 8, 2012
Reported in the House on December 12, 2012 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 90 to 20 in the House on December 13, 2012 (same description)
To prohibit a Michigan court from awarding “parenting time” in child custody disputes that would take place in a country that is not a party to the “Hague convention” on the civil aspects of international child abduction, unless both parents give consent.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 8, 2013

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