Dating rights of a minor
Emancipated minor: A child who reaches the age of 18; is determined by court order to be emancipated (released from parental care and responsibility); is married; or on active duty in the armed forces (MCLA 722.4).
(g) Teach refusal skills and encourage pupils to resist pressure to engage in risky behavior.(i) Provide instruction on healthy dating relationships and on how to set limits and recognize a dangerous environment.(j) Provide information for pupils about how young parents can learn more about adoption services and about the provisions of the safe delivery of newborns law, chapter XII of the probate code of 1939, 1939 PA 288, MCL 712.1 to 712.20.(b) Include a discussion of the possible emotional, economic, and legal consequences of sex.(c) Stress that unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases are serious possibilities of sex that are not fully preventable except by abstinence.There are no state laws affirming a minor’s access to contraceptive services.
Sex education must do at least the following: (a) Discuss the benefits of abstaining from sex until marriage and the benefits of ceasing sex if a pupil is sexually active.
(d) Advise pupils of the laws pertaining to their responsibility as parents to children born in and out of wedlock.
(e) Ensure that pupils are not taught in a way that condones the violation of the laws of this state pertaining to sexual activity, including, but not limited to, sections 158, 335a, 338, 338a, 338b, and 520b to 520e of the Michigan penal code, 1931 PA 328, MCL 750.158, 750.335a, 750.338, 750.338a, 750.338b, and 750.520b to 750.520e.
Tanning: Prior written informed consent of the minor’s parent or legal guardian is necessary before a minor may use the services of a tanning facility (MCLA 333.13407). Parents must have an opportunity to review materials and may request that their child be excused from the class (MCLA 380.1507).
Family planning devices and birth control information: Minors may purchase contraceptive devices and receive family planning information (Carey v. Family planning devices or drugs may not be dispensed or distributed in a public school (MCLA 380.1507).
It is also illegal for a person over the age of 24 to engage in sexual behavior with persons that are either 16 or 17.