ADULT HOMES: BACKGROUND CHECKS S.B. 787 (S-2) & 788 (S-2):
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Senate Bill 787 (Substitute S-2 as reported by the Committee of the Whole)
Senate Bill 788 (Substitute S-2 as reported by the Committee of the Whole)
Sponsor: Senator Mike Nofs
Committee: Health Policy
Senate Bills 787 (S-2) and 788 (S-2) would amend the Public Health Code and the Adult Foster Care Facility Licensing Act, respectively, to revise provisions requiring a criminal history check and criminal records check of an applicant for a license to operate a home for the aged or an adult foster care facility.
The bills would refer specifically to a criminal records check through the FBI.
Senate Bill 788 (S-2) also would revise provisions that exempt applicants who were previously subject to criminal records and history checks and remained continuously licensed, and Senate Bill 787 (S-2) would add similar provisions to the Public Health Code.
Senate Bill 787 (S-2) would apply to a home for the aged. Senate Bill 788 (S-2) would apply to an adult foster care facility.
MCL 333.21313 (S.B. 787) Legislative Analyst: Julie Cassidy
400.713 (S.B. 788)
The bills would have no fiscal impact on State or local government.
Date Completed: 1-31-12 Fiscal Analyst: Bruce Baker
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. sb787&788/1112