Bill Text: MI HB4377 | 2019-2020 | 100th Legislature | Engrossed

Bill Title: Children: protection; distribution of training package to individuals designated as mandatory reporters for child abuse or child neglect; require. Amends 1975 PA 238 (MCL 722.621 - 722.638) by adding sec. 3b.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 39-7)

Status: (Engrossed - Dead) 2020-12-09 - Referred To Committee Of The Whole [HB4377 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2019-HB4377-Engrossed.html

HB-4377, As Passed House, June 19, 2019















March 14, 2019, Introduced by Reps. Pagan, Hornberger, Glenn, Alexander, Witwer, Pohutsky, Brixie, Clemente, Ellison, Hoadley, Hood, Hammoud, Guerra, Manoogian, Garza, LaGrand, Whiteford, Bolden, Hertel, Koleszar, Rendon, Kuppa, Sabo, Elder, Wittenberg, Kennedy, Cynthia Johnson, Whitsett, Sneller, Neeley, Sowerby, Camilleri, Tyrone Carter, Shannon, Hauck, Tate, Lasinski, Greig, Byrd, Garrett, Warren, Jones, Rabhi, Gay-Dagnogo, Berman and Love and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.


     A bill to amend 1975 PA 238, entitled


"Child protection law,"


(MCL 722.621 to 722.638) by adding section 3b.




     Sec. 3b. (1) The department shall, in consultation with the


Michigan domestic and sexual violence prevention and treatment


board and the Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual


Violence, create comprehensive training materials for individuals


who are required to report suspected child abuse or child neglect


under section 3 within 180 days after the effective date of the


amendatory act that added this section.


     (2) An employer or organization that employs a mandatory


reporter must provide the training materials described in


subsection (1) to that employee. This subsection does not apply to


an employer or organization that provides its own training to an

employee that is similar in substance to the training described in


subsection (1).


     (3) The department must make the training materials described


in subsection (1) publicly available on its website in addition to


any other form that the department chooses.


     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days


after the date it is enacted into law.