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2012 Senate Bill 1132: Revise adult adoption detail

Public Act 614 of 2012

Introduced by Sen. John Pappageorge (R) on May 17, 2012 To allow an individual married person to adopt an adult without the spouse also petitioning for this if all the parties agree, or if the spouse does not consent, with a court's permission. This might be done for purposes of inheritance. The bills makes an exception to the current requirement that both spouses petition for this.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on May 17, 2012
Reported in the Senate on October 17, 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 November 8, 2012 (same description)
To allow an individual married person to adopt an adult without the spouse also petitioning for this if all the parties agree, or if the spouse does not consent, with a court's permission. This might be done for purposes of inheritance. The bills makes an exception to the current requirement that both spouses petition for this.
Received in the House on November 8, 2012
Referred to the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee on November 8, 2012
Reported in the House on December 4, 2012 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 109 to 0 in the House on December 12, 2012 (same description)
To allow an individual married person to adopt an adult without the spouse also petitioning for this if all the parties agree, or if the spouse does not consent, with a court's permission. This might be done for purposes of inheritance. The bills makes an exception to the current requirement that both spouses petition for this.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 8, 2013

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