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Senate Bill 754 - Counseling Required for Juvenile Cruelty Convictions

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Citation: M.C.L.A. 712A.18l (Public Act 175 of 2000)

Citation: Senate Bill 754 of 2000.


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 11/09

Summary:   This bill amends the Michigan anti-cruelty statutes such that the court shall order that an adjudicated  juvenile be evaluated to determine the need for psychiatric or psychological treatment. If the court determines that psychiatric or psychological treatment is appropriate for that juvenile, the court may order that treatment.


Statute in Full:

Act No. 175

Public Acts of 2000

Approved by the Governor

June 20, 2000

Filed with the Secretary of State

June 20, 2000

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2000

STATE OF MICHIGAN

90TH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2000

Introduced by Senators Hammerstrom, Emmons, Shugars, Stille, Gougeon, Bennett, Johnson, Byrum, A. Smith, Bullard, Sikkema, Rogers, Goschka, Jaye and McCotter

ENROLLED SENATE BILL No. 754

AN ACT to amend 1939 PA 288, entitled "An act to revise and consolidate the statutes relating to certain aspects of the family division of circuit court, to the jurisdiction, powers, and duties of the family division of circuit court and its judges and other officers, to the change of name of adults and children, and to the adoption of adults and children; to prescribe certain jurisdiction, powers, and duties of the family division of circuit court and its judges and other officers; to prescribe the manner and time within which certain actions and proceedings may be brought in the family division of the circuit court; to prescribe pleading, evidence, practice, and procedure in certain actions and proceedings in the family division of circuit court; to provide for appeals from certain actions in the family division of circuit court; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state departments, agencies, and officers; and to provide remedies and penalties," (MCL 701.1 to 712A.32) by adding section 18l to chapter XIIA.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

CHAPTER XIIA

Sec. 18l. If a juvenile is found to be within the court's jurisdiction under section 2(a)(1) of this chapter for an offense that, if committed by an adult, would be a violation of section 50b of the Michigan penal code, 1931 PA 328, MCL 750.50b, having to do with cruelty to animals, or would be a violation of sections 71 to 80 of the Michigan penal code, 1931 PA 328, MCL 750.71 to 750.80, having to do with arson, the court shall order that the juvenile be evaluated to determine the need for psychiatric or psychological treatment. If the court determines that psychiatric or psychological treatment is appropriate for that juvenile, the court may order that treatment. This section does not preclude the court from entering any other order of disposition allowed under this chapter.

Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect October 1, 2000.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.

Secretary of the Senate.

Clerk of the House of Representatives.

Approved

Governor.



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