Public Law 96-272, the Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980.
Public Law 105-89, The Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA) of 1997
Public Law 95-608, Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978
Public Law 103-382, Howard M. Metzenbaum Multiethnic Placement Act of 1994
Public Law 104-188, Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996
Public Law 91-230, the Federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Public Law 99-590, the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) of 1986

P.A. 220 of 1935, Michigan Children's Institute Act
P.A. 280 of 1939, the Social Welfare Act
P.A. 288 of 1939, Chapter XIIA, The Juvenile Code
P.A. 116 of 1973, Child Care Organization Licensing Act
P.A. 296 of 1974, the Michigan Adoption Code (added Chapter X to P.A. 288 of 1939) P.A. 238 of 1975, the Child Protection Law
P.A. 218 of 1979, the Adult Foster Care Facility Licensing Act
P.A. 74 of 1989, Established the State Foster Care Review Board Program
P.A. 203 of 1994, the Foster Care and Adoption Services Act
P.A. 388 of 1996, Established the Family Division of the Circuit Court to take the place of the Juvenile Division of the Probate.