Rep. O’Malley talks about school bus safety legislation that takes full effect for the first time this coming school year. The laws, which Rep. O’Malley helped author, prohibit an individual other than an authorized person from entering a school bus without the bus driver’s permission, allow a sticker to be affixed to the side of a school bus that specifies that an unauthorized person attempting to board or boarding the bus would be subject to citation for a civil infraction, and give schools the option to allow a school bus to be equipped with a stop-arm camera system.
Plans state Rep. Jack O’Malley developed to improve the child welfare system, promote adoption and shore up areas where the adoption and foster care system have fallen short are now law. House Bill 6070, now Public Act 207 of 2022, will let more employers provide paid time off for workers following the adoption of a […]
State Rep. Jack O’Malley, of Lake Ann, today issued the following statement after voting to advance House Bill 5880, which requires licensed medical professionals to gain consent from parents before providing non-emergency medical care to their child, and voting to approve House Resolution 349, which condemns training videos from the Michigan Department of Education that encourages teachers to withhold information from a parent regarding their child:
Rep. O’Malley talks about final House passage this week of his HB 6070, which would allow Michigan employers to voluntarily offer employees adopting a child to claim a credit on state taxes. Rep. O’Malley was a member of the Michigan House Adoption and Foster Care Task Force, which in 2021 issued a number of recommendations […]