We ask for nothing more. We accept nothing less.
Activists, allies, and adoptee rights organizations working in unity to secure equal rights for all Michigan-born adopted people.
What’s Happening Now
Unrestricted equal rights bills are now moving through the Michigan legislature.
The Michigan House of Representatives passed HB5148/HB5149 by a vote of 99-8-3. It has now moved to the Senate for consideration, where it has been assigned to Senate Committee on Civil Rights, Judiciary, and Public Safety.
The bills are in the Senate. The Michigan legislature is in recess until January 8, 2024, so no actions or hearings will happen until sometime in January—or even later in the session. We are working to prepare for Senate consideration.
Latest News and Resources
All that’s happening, plus a bit more.
The Michigan House of Representatives passed HB5148/HB5149 on November 9, 2023, by a vote of 99-8-3.
The bipartisan legislative package does one thing: restores birth record rights for all Michigan-born adopted people.
Questions and answers about the two new adoptee rights bills in Michigan.
Michigan House Bills 5148 and 5149 are unrestricted equal rights bills that restore the right of a Michigan-born adopted person to obtain their own original birth record.