Act No. 300

Public Acts of 2023

Approved by the Governor

December 12, 2023

Filed with the Secretary of State

December 13, 2023

EFFECTIVE DATE:  October 1, 2024















state of michigan

102nd Legislature

Regular session of 2023

Introduced by Senators Wojno, Chang, Bayer, Shink, Geiss and Santana


AN ACT to amend 1939 PA 280, entitled “An act to protect the welfare of the people of this state; to provide general assistance, hospitalization, infirmary and medical care to poor or unfortunate persons; to provide for compliance by this state with the social security act; to provide protection, welfare and services to aged persons, dependent children, the blind, and the permanently and totally disabled; to administer programs and services for the prevention and treatment of delinquency, dependency and neglect of children; to create a state department of social services; to prescribe the powers and duties of the department; to provide for the interstate and intercounty transfer of dependents; to create county and district departments of social services; to create within certain county departments, bureaus of social aid and certain divisions and offices thereunder; to prescribe the powers and duties of the departments, bureaus and officers; to provide for appeals in certain cases; to prescribe the powers and duties of the state department with respect to county and district departments; to prescribe certain duties of certain other state departments, officers, and agencies; to make an appropriation; to prescribe penalties for the violation of the provisions of this act; and to repeal certain parts of this act on specific dates,” (MCL 400.1 to 400.119b) by adding section 117k.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Sec. 117k. The department may adjust the juvenile justice residential per diem rate as needed, but must stay within the appropriated amount provided in the annual budget. The department may make changes to provider service agreements to respond to bed shortages, staff retention, and service needs.

Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect October 1, 2024.

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Secretary of the Senate


Clerk of the House of Representatives