October 17, 2017, Introduced by Reps. Hornberger, Yanez, Chirkun, Cochran, Liberati, Wittenberg, Zemke, Elder, Brinks, Durhal, Gay-Dagnogo, Moss, Geiss, Lasinski, Hoadley, Greig, Sabo, Guerra, Sowerby, Crawford, Lucido, Tedder, Vaupel, Marino, Greimel, Green, Dianda, Faris, Victory, Iden, McCready, Kelly, Bellino, Pagel, Lilly, Kesto and Kosowski and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.


     A bill to amend 1994 PA 203, entitled


"Foster care and adoption services act,"


(MCL 722.951 to 722.960) by adding section 8d.




     Sec. 8d. (1) The department shall prepare and distribute to


each child placed in foster care, as age-appropriate, information


describing the children's assurance of quality foster care policy


and the process to follow if the child in foster care has concerns


regarding a violation of the children's assurance of quality foster


care policy. This information shall include information regarding


the child in foster care's caseworker, lawyer guardian ad litem,


the office of the children's ombudsman, the department's office of


family advocate, and the foster care review board.


     (2) The department shall implement the provisions of this


section by no later than 90 days after the effective date of the

amendatory act that added this section.


     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect


unless all of the following bills of the 99th Legislature are


enacted into law:


     (a) Senate Bill No. ____ or House Bill No. 5121 (request no.


00465'17 ****).


     (b) Senate Bill No. ____ or House Bill No 5122 (request no.


00466'17 ***).