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2013 Senate Bill 325: Establish a “uniform child abduction prevention act”

Public Act 460 of 2014

Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on April 18, 2013 To create a “uniform child abduction prevention act” that would allow a court to order abduction prevention measures in a child-custody proceeding if evidence established a credible risk of the child being taken or retained in violation of custody or visitation rights. A court could also take physical custody of a child to prevent imminent abduction.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on April 18, 2013
Reported in the Senate on June 12, 2013 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on September 11, 2013 (same description)
To create a “uniform child abduction prevention act” that would allow a court to order abduction prevention measures in a child-custody proceeding if evidence established a credible risk of the child being taken or retained in violation of custody or visitation rights. A court could also take physical custody of a child to prevent imminent abduction.
Moved to reconsider by Sen. Arlan Meekhof (R) on September 11, 2013 The vote by which the bill was passed.
The motion passed by voice vote in the Senate on September 11, 2013
Received in the Senate on September 11, 2013
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on September 11, 2013 (same description)
To create a “uniform child abduction prevention act” that would allow a court to order abduction prevention measures in a child-custody proceeding if evidence established a credible risk of the child being taken or retained in violation of custody or visitation rights. A court could also take physical custody of a child to prevent imminent abduction.
Received in the House on September 12, 2013
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on September 12, 2013
Reported in the House on October 2, 2014 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 95 to 15 in the House on December 19, 2014 (same description)
To create a “uniform child abduction prevention act” that would allow a court to order abduction prevention measures in a child-custody proceeding if evidence established a credible risk of the child being taken or retained in violation of custody or visitation rights. A court could also take physical custody of a child to prevent imminent abduction.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 10, 2015

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