MINOR NAME CHANGE; PARENT CONSENT                                                     H.B. 4128:

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House Bill 4128 (as reported without amendment)

Sponsor:  Representative Aaron Miller

House Committee:  Families, Children and Seniors

                             Ways and Means

Senate Committee:  Families, Seniors, and Veterans




The bill would amend Chapter XI (Change of Name of Adult or Minor) of the Probate Code to allow the name of a minor to be changed with the consent of the custodial parent and after a hearing, if the other parent had been convicted of first- or second- degree murder.


MCL 711.1                                                              Legislative Analyst:  Tyler VanHuyse




The bill would have no fiscal impact on State or local government.


Date Completed:  1-17-20                                              Fiscal Analyst:  Michael Siracuse





This 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.