June 5, 2015
In re BEELER/HALL, Minors
COA: 321648. Genesee CC Family Division: 12-128963-NA.
Robert P. Young, Jr., Chief Justice. Stephen J. Markman, Mary Beth Kelly, Brian K. Zahra, Bridget M. McCormack, David F. Viviano, Richard H. Bernstein, Justices.
On order of the Court, the motion for reconsideration of this Court's March 20, 2015 order is considered. We DIRECT the Department of Human Services to respond to the motion for reconsideration within 28 days after the date of this order. In particular, the Department of Human Services shall address: (1) whether, in light of the information provided by the respondent at the June 6, 2012 hearing, there was a violation of the notice requirement of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), 25 U.S.C. 1912(a), see In re Morris, 491 Mich. 81; 815 N.W.2d 62 (2012); and (2) whether there has been a violation of MCL 710.56(3), see In re JK, 468 Mich. 202; 661 N.W.2d 216 (2003), and, if so, what is the remedy for the violation.
The motion for reconsideration remains pending.