§ 18.301 Definitions
§ 18.302 Hispanic/Latino commission of Michigan; establishment; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; election of officers; vacancy; meetings; compensation; quorum
§ 18.302a Conducting business of commission or council at public meeting; notice; availability of writings to public
§ 18.303 Purpose; duties; priorities
§ 18.304 Office of Hispanic/Latino affairs; establishment; selection of director
§ 18.305 Office of Hispanic/Latino affairs; purpose; duties
§ 18.306 State Hispanic/Latino interagency council; creation; composition; purpose; duties
§ 18.307 Michigan advisory council for Spanish-speaking abolished; transfer of duties, functions, and property to commission
§ 18.308 Effective date

Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapter 18 > Act 164 of 1975

  • Advance: means a transfer of funds made by a municipality to an authority or to another person on behalf of the authority in anticipation of repayment by the authority. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Affiliate: means a person, other than an individual or governmental entity, to which any of the following apply:

    (i) A credit union directly or indirectly owns or controls a majority of the person's voting shares or other voting ownership interests. See Michigan Laws 490.102

  • Agricultural lien: means an interest, other than a security interest, in farm products that meets all of the following requirements:

    (i) The interest secures payment or performance of an obligation for 1 or more of the following:

    (A) Goods or services furnished in connection with a debtor's farming operation. See Michigan Laws 440.9102

  • Alternative energy technology: means equipment, component parts, materials, electronic devices, testing equipment, and related systems that are specifically designed, specifically fabricated, and used primarily for 1 or more of the following:

    (i) The storage, generation, reformation, or distribution of clean fuels integrated within an alternative energy system or alternative energy vehicle, not including an anaerobic digester energy system or a hydroelectric energy system, for use within the alternative energy system or alternative energy vehicle. See Michigan Laws 552.38

  • annual meeting: when applied to townships, mean the annual meeting required by law to be held on the Saturday immediately preceding the first Monday in April. See Michigan Laws 324.51302
  • Armory: means a building, facility, or the lots and grounds used by an army, navy, or air unit of the national guard or organized militia as a home station or for military training. See
  • As-extracted collateral: means 1 or more of the following:

    (i) Oil, gas, or other minerals that are subject to a security interest that is created by a debtor having an interest in the minerals before extraction and attaches to the minerals as extracted. See Michigan Laws 440.9102

  • Assessed value: means 1 of the following:

    (i) For valuations made before January 1, 1995, the state equalized valuation as determined under the general property tax act, 1893 PA 206, MCL 211. See Michigan Laws 552.38

  • Authority: means the Michigan enterprise zone authority created pursuant to section 4. See Michigan Laws 280.322
  • Authority: means a local development finance authority created pursuant to this act. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Authority district: means an area or areas within which an authority exercises its powers. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Bank: means a bank that is organized under the laws of this state, any other state, the District of Columbia, or a territory or protectorate of the United States, or a national banking association chartered by the federal government under the national bank act, 12 USC 21 to 216d, and whose deposits are insured by an agency of the federal government. See Michigan Laws 490.102
  • Bank: means an organization that is engaged in the business of banking. See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • Board: means the governing body of an authority. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Board member: means a member of a board of directors, board of trustees, or similar governing body of an organization. See Michigan Laws 490.102
  • Borrower: means a member who obtains a loan from a credit union. See Michigan Laws 490.102
  • Business development area: means an area designated as a certified industrial park under this act prior to June 29, 2000, or an area designated in the tax increment financing plan that meets all of the following requirements:

    (i) The area is zoned to allow its use for eligible property. See Michigan Laws 552.38

  • Business incubator: means real and personal property that meets all of the following requirements:

    (i) Is located in a certified technology park or a certified alternative energy park. See Michigan Laws 552.38

  • Buyer in ordinary course of business: means a person that buys goods in good faith, without knowledge that the sale violates the rights of another person in the goods, and in the ordinary course from a person, other than a pawnbroker, in the business of selling goods of that kind. See Michigan Laws 440.1201
  • Captured assessed value: means the amount in any 1 year by which the current assessed value of the eligible property identified in the tax increment financing plan or, for a certified technology park, a certified alternative energy park, or a Next Michigan development area, the real and personal property included in the tax increment financing plan, including the current assessed value of property for which specific local taxes are paid in lieu of property taxes as determined pursuant to subdivision (hh), exceeds the initial assessed value. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Cash proceeds: means proceeds that are money, checks, deposit accounts, or the like. See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • Certificate of title: means a certificate of title with respect to which a statute provides for the security interest in question to be indicated on the certificate as a condition or result of the security interest's obtaining priority over the rights of a lien creditor with respect to the collateral. See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • Certified alternative energy park: means that portion of an authority district designated by a written agreement entered into pursuant to section 12c between the authority, the municipality or municipalities, and the Michigan economic development corporation. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Certified business park: means a business development area that has been designated by the Michigan economic development corporation as meeting criteria established by the Michigan economic development corporation. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Certified technology park: means that portion of the authority district designated by a written agreement entered into pursuant to section 12a between the authority, the municipality, and the Michigan economic development corporation. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Chattel paper: means a record or records that evidence both a monetary obligation and a security interest in specific goods, a security interest in specific goods and software used in the goods, a security interest in specific goods and license of software used in the goods, a lease of specific goods, or a lease of specific goods and license of software used in the goods. See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • Chief executive officer: means the mayor or city manager of a city, the president of a village, or, for other local units of government or school districts, the person charged by law with the supervision of the functions of the local unit of government or school district. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Child: means an individual, whether over or under the age of majority, who is or is alleged to be owed a duty of support by the individual's parent or who is or is alleged to be the beneficiary of a support order directed to the parent. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Child-support order: means a support order for a child, including a child who has attained the age of majority under the law of the issuing state or foreign country. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • citation: means a complaint or notice upon which a police officer shall record an occurrence involving 1 or more vehicle law violations by the person cited. See Michigan Laws 324.80130g
  • Collateral: means the property subject to a security interest or agricultural lien. See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • Commission: means the Hispanic/Latino commission of Michigan created in section 2. See Michigan Laws 324.61002
  • Commodity intermediary: means 1 of the following:

    (i) A person that is registered as a futures commission merchant under federal commodities law. See Michigan Laws 440.9102

  • Consignee: means a merchant to which goods are delivered in a consignment. See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • Consignor: means a person that delivers goods to a consignee in a consignment. See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • Convention: means the Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance, concluded at The Hague on November 23, 2007. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Corporate credit union: means a credit union whose field of membership consists primarily of other credit unions. See Michigan Laws 490.102
  • County drain: means any drain, irrespective of size, carrying drainage water or sewage or both originating in 1 county, and includes drains located, established and constructed by a county drain commissioner or drainage board, by a city, village or township. See Michigan Laws 552.2211
  • county drain commissioner: means the elected county drain commissioner or the person or persons designated to perform the duties of the elected county drain commissioner as provided in sections 21 and 21a. See Michigan Laws 487.14104
  • Credit union: means a domestic or foreign credit union. See Michigan Laws 490.102
  • Credit union board: means a board of directors, board of trustees, or other governing body of a credit union. See Michigan Laws 490.102
  • Creditor: includes a general creditor, a secured creditor, a lien creditor, and any representative of creditors, including an assignee for the benefit of creditors, a trustee in bankruptcy, a receiver in equity, and an executor or administrator of an insolvent debtor's or assignor's estate. See Michigan Laws 440.1201
  • Debtor: means 1 of the following:

    (i) A person having an interest, other than a security interest or other lien, in the collateral, whether or not the person is an obligor. See Michigan Laws 440.9102

  • Delivery: means either of the following:

    (i) With respect to an electronic document of title, a voluntary transfer of control. See Michigan Laws 440.1201

  • Department: means the department of natural resources. See Michigan Laws 324.61001
  • Department: means the department of environmental quality. See Michigan Laws 324.61501
  • Department: means the department of insurance and financial services. See Michigan Laws 490.102
  • Department: means the director of the department of natural resources or his or her designee to whom the director delegates a power or duty by written instrument. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • Development plan: means that information and those requirements for a development set forth in section 15. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Development program: means the implementation of a development plan. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Director: means the director of the office of Hispanic/Latino affairs. See Michigan Laws 324.61002
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Michigan Laws 490.102
  • Document: means a document of title or a receipt of the type described in section 7201(2). See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • Domestic credit union: means a cooperative, nonprofit entity organized under this act for the purposes of encouraging thrift among its members, providing a variety of financial services to its members, and providing an opportunity for its members to use and control their own money on a democratic basis in order to improve their economic and social condition. See Michigan Laws 490.102
  • drain: whenever used in this act , shall include the main stream or trunk and all tributaries or branches of any creek or river, any watercourse or ditch, either open or closed, any covered drain, any sanitary or any combined sanitary and storm sewer or storm sewer or conduit composed of tile, brick, concrete, or other material, any structures or mechanical devices, that will properly purify the flow of such drains, any pumping equipment necessary to assist or relieve the flow of such drains and any levee, dike, barrier, or a combination of any or all of same constructed, or proposed to be constructed, for the purpose of drainage or for the purification of the flow of such drains, but shall not include any dam and flowage rights used in connection therewith which is used for the generation of power by a public utility subject to regulation by the public service commission. See Michigan Laws 487.14103
  • Duty of support: means an obligation imposed or imposable by law to provide support for a child, spouse, or former spouse, including an unsatisfied obligation to provide support. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Electronic chattel paper: means chattel paper evidenced by a record or records consisting of information stored in an electronic medium. See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • Eligible advance: means an advance made before August 19, 1993. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Eligible obligation: means an obligation issued or incurred by an authority or by a municipality on behalf of an authority before August 19, 1993 and its subsequent refunding by a qualified refunding obligation. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Eligible property: means land improvements, buildings, structures, and other real property, and machinery, equipment, furniture, and fixtures, or any part or accessory thereof whether completed or in the process of construction comprising an integrated whole, located within an authority district, of which the primary purpose and use is or will be 1 of the following:

    (i) The manufacture of goods or materials or the processing of goods or materials by physical or chemical change. See Michigan Laws 552.38

  • Encumbrance: means a right, other than an ownership interest, in real property. See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • Entrepreneur-in-residence: means an individual appointed to a position under the project. See Michigan Laws 552.2309
  • Facility: means real or personal industrial or commercial property located in an enterprise zone, excluding property used to provide rental housing. See Michigan Laws 280.322
  • Farm products: means goods, other than standing timber, with respect to which the debtor is engaged in a farming operation and which are 1 of the following:

    (i) Crops grown, growing, or to be grown, including crops produced on trees, vines, and bushes, and aquatic goods produced in aquacultural operations. See Michigan Laws 440.9102

  • Financing statement: means a record or records composed of an initial financing statement and any filed record relating to the initial financing statement. See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • Fiscal year: means the fiscal year of the authority. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Foreign country: means a country, including a political subdivision thereof, other than the United States, that authorizes the issuance of support orders and 1 or more of the following:

    (i) That has been declared under the law of the United States to be a foreign reciprocating country. See Michigan Laws 552.2102

  • Foreign support order: means a support order of a foreign tribunal. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Foreign tribunal: means a court, administrative agency, or quasi-judicial entity of a foreign country that is authorized to establish, enforce, or modify support orders or to determine parentage of a child. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Gas: means a mixture of hydrocarbons and varying quantities of nonhydrocarbons in a gaseous state which may or may not be associated with oil, and includes those liquids resulting from condensation. See Michigan Laws 324.61501
  • General intangible: means any personal property, including things in action, other than accounts, chattel paper, commercial tort claims, deposit accounts, documents, goods, instruments, investment property, letter-of-credit rights, letters of credit, money, and oil, gas, or other minerals before extraction. See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • General property tax act: means Act No. See Michigan Laws 280.322
  • Good faith: except as otherwise provided in article 5, means honesty in fact and the observance of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing. See Michigan Laws 440.1201
  • Goods: means all things that are movable when a security interest attaches. See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • Governing body: means , except as otherwise provided in this subdivision, the elected body having legislative powers of a municipality creating an authority under this act. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • High-technology activity: means that term as defined in section 3 of the Michigan economic growth authority act, 1995 PA 24, MCL 207. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Holder: means any of the following:

    (i) A person in possession of a negotiable instrument that is payable either to bearer or to an identified person that is the person in possession. See Michigan Laws 440.1201

  • Home state: means the state or foreign country in which a child lived with a parent or a person acting as parent for at least 6 consecutive months immediately preceding the time of filing of a petition or comparable pleading for support and, if a child is less than 6 months old, the state or foreign country in which the child lived from birth with any of them. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • in writing: shall be construed to include printing, engraving, and lithographing; except that if the written signature of a person is required by law, the signature shall be the proper handwriting of the person or, if the person is unable to write, the person's proper mark, which may be, unless otherwise expressly prohibited by law, a clear and classifiable fingerprint of the person made with ink or another substance. See Michigan Laws 324.51502
  • Income: includes earnings or other periodic entitlements to money from any source and any other property subject to withholding for support under the law of this state. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Income-withholding order: means an order or other legal process directed to an obligor's employer or other debtor, as defined by the support and parenting time enforcement act, 1982 PA 295, MCL 552. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Initial assessed value: means the assessed value of the eligible property identified in the tax increment financing plan or, for a certified technology park, a certified alternative energy park, or a Next Michigan development area, the assessed value of any real and personal property included in the tax increment financing plan, at the time the resolution establishing the tax increment financing plan is approved as shown by the most recent assessment roll for which equalization has been completed at the time the resolution is adopted or, for property that becomes eligible property in other than a certified technology park or a certified alternative energy park after the date the plan is approved, at the time the property becomes eligible property. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Initiating tribunal: means the tribunal of a state or foreign country from which a petition or comparable pleading is forwarded or in which a petition or comparable pleading is filed for forwarding to another state or foreign country. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Instrument: means a negotiable instrument or any other writing that evidences a right to the payment of a monetary obligation, is not itself a security agreement or lease, and is of a type that in ordinary course of business is transferred by delivery with any necessary indorsement or assignment. See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • Investment property: means a security, whether certificated or uncertificated, security entitlement, securities account, commodity contract, or commodity account. See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • Issuing tribunal: means the tribunal of a state or foreign country that issues a support order or a judgment determining parentage of a child. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Law: includes decisional and statutory law and rules and regulations having the force of law. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Lien creditor: means 1 or more of the following:

    (i) A creditor that has acquired a lien on the property involved by attachment, levy, or the like. See Michigan Laws 440.9102

  • Local governmental unit: means a city, village, or township. See Michigan Laws 280.322
  • Local unit of government: means a municipality or county. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • Michigan economic development corporation: means the public body corporate created under section 28 of article VII of the state constitution of 1963 and the urban cooperation act of 1967, 1967 (Ex Sess) PA 7, MCL 124. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Michigan national guard: means the army national guard and the air national guard. See
  • Michigan strategic fund: means the Michigan strategic fund as described in the Michigan strategic fund act, 1984 PA 270, MCL 125. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Military: means a reference to all components of the state military establishment. See
  • Military establishment: means the organized militia of this state, including the employees and equipment assigned or necessary to carry out the provisions of this act. See
  • Money: means a medium of exchange authorized or adopted by a domestic or foreign government. See Michigan Laws 440.1201
  • month: means a calendar month; the word "year" a calendar year; and the word "year" alone shall be equivalent to the words "year of our Lord". See Michigan Laws 324.30501
  • Municipality: means a city, village, or urban township. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Net worth: means the sum of a credit union's undivided earnings and reserves. See Michigan Laws 490.103
  • New debtor: means a person that becomes bound as debtor under section 9203(4) by a security agreement previously entered into by another person. See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • New facility: means real or personal industrial or commercial property located in an enterprise zone, the construction, restoration, alteration, or renovation of which begins after the date on which the business applies with the local governmental unit for certification as a qualified business. See Michigan Laws 280.322
  • Next Michigan development area: means a portion of an authority district designated by a Next Michigan development corporation under section 12e to which a development plan is applicable. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Next Michigan development corporation: means that term as defined in section 3 of the next Michigan development act, 2010 PA 275, MCL 125. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • oath: shall be construed to include the word "affirmation" in all cases where by law an affirmation may be substituted for an oath; and in like cases the word "sworn" shall be construed to include the word "affirmed". See Michigan Laws 324.30502
  • Obligation: means a written promise to pay, whether evidenced by a contract, agreement, lease, sublease, bond, or note, or a requirement to pay imposed by law. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Obligee: means 1 or more of the following:

    (i) An individual to whom a duty of support is or is alleged to be owed or in whose favor a support order or a judgment determining parentage of a child has been issued. See Michigan Laws 552.2102

  • Obligor: means an individual about whom 1 of the following is true, or the estate of a decedent about whom 1 of the following was true before the individual's death:

    (i) Owes or is alleged to owe a duty of support. See Michigan Laws 552.2102

  • Office: means the office of Hispanic/Latino affairs as created in section 4. See Michigan Laws 324.61002
  • Officer: means the chairperson of the board, the vice-chairperson of the board, the secretary, the treasurer, the general manager, an individual whose title is "president" an assistant treasurer, or an assistant secretary of a credit union, or any other individual who is specifically designated as an officer of a credit union by the credit union board. See Michigan Laws 490.103
  • Official: means a member of a credit union board or an officer, member of a credit committee or supervisory committee, or member of any other committee performing functions similar to a credit committee or supervisory committee, of a credit union. See Michigan Laws 490.103
  • Oil: means natural crude oil or petroleum and other hydrocarbons, regardless of gravity, that are produced at the well in liquid form by ordinary production methods and that are not the result of condensation of gas after it leaves the underground reservoir. See Michigan Laws 324.61501
  • Original debtor: means , except as used in section 9310(3), a person that, as debtor, entered into a security agreement to which a new debtor has become bound under section 9203(4). See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • Other protected obligation: means :

    (i) A qualified refunding obligation issued to refund an obligation described in subparagraph (ii) or (iii), an obligation that is not a qualified refunding obligation that is issued to refund an eligible obligation, or a qualified refunding obligation issued to refund an obligation described in this subparagraph. See Michigan Laws 552.38

  • Outside this state: means a location in another state or a country other than the United States, whether or not the country is a foreign country. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Owner: means the person who has the right to drill a well into a pool, to produce from a pool, and to receive and distribute the value of the production from the pool for himself or herself either individually or in combination with others. See Michigan Laws 324.61501
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, as well as to individuals. See Michigan Laws 324.30503
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, association, governmental entity, or any other legal entity. See Michigan Laws 490.103
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental entity, or other legal entity. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, public corporation, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Michigan Laws 440.1201
  • plan: means a physical improvement plan for an enterprise zone. See Michigan Laws 280.322
  • Principal place of business: means the place where a domestic credit union keeps its principal records. See Michigan Laws 490.103
  • Proceeds: means , except as used in section 9609(2), 1 or more of the following property:

    (i) Whatever is acquired upon the sale, lease, license, exchange, or other disposition of collateral. See Michigan Laws 440.9102

  • Producer: means the operator, whether owner or not, of a well or wells capable of producing oil or gas or both in paying quantities. See Michigan Laws 324.61501
  • Project: means the entrepreneur-in-residence project established under this act. See Michigan Laws 552.2309
  • Promissory note: means an instrument that evidences a promise to pay a monetary obligation, does not evidence an order to pay, and does not contain an acknowledgment by a bank that the bank has received for deposit a sum of money or funds. See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • Public corporation: includes this state, counties, cities, villages, townships, metropolitan districts and authorities created by or pursuant to state statutes. See Michigan Laws 552.2211
  • Public facility: means 1 or more of the following:

    (i) A street, road, bridge, storm water or sanitary sewer, sewage treatment facility, facility designed to reduce, eliminate, or prevent the spread of identified soil or groundwater contamination, drainage system, retention basin, pretreatment facility, waterway, waterline, water storage facility, rail line, electric, gas, telephone or other communications, or any other type of utility line or pipeline, transit-oriented facility, transit-oriented development, or other similar or related structure or improvement, together with necessary easements for the structure or improvement. See Michigan Laws 552.38

  • Purchase: means taking by sale, lease, discount, negotiation, mortgage, pledge, lien, security interest, issue or reissue, gift, or any other voluntary transaction creating an interest in property. See Michigan Laws 440.1201
  • Purchaser: means a person that takes by purchase. See Michigan Laws 440.1201
  • Qualified business: means either of the following, as applicable:

    (i) A qualified new business or a qualified existing business located in an enterprise zone created before 1994. See Michigan Laws 280.322

  • Qualified business activity: means business activity in an enterprise zone established before 1994 of a qualified existing business attributable to a new facility or the business activity in an enterprise zone established before 1994 of a qualified new business. See Michigan Laws 280.322
  • Qualified existing business: means a business that is located in the area comprising an enterprise zone at the time the area is approved as an enterprise zone, that constructs a new facility, and that is certified by the authority as meeting the requirements of this act. See Michigan Laws 280.322
  • Qualified new business: means a business located within an enterprise zone that is not located in the area comprising the enterprise zone on the date on which the authority approves the enterprise zone, and that is certified by the authority as meeting the requirements of this act. See Michigan Laws 280.322
  • Qualified refunding obligation: means an obligation issued or incurred by an authority or by a municipality on behalf of an authority to refund an obligation if the refunding obligation meets both of the following:

    (i) The net present value of the principal and interest to be paid on the refunding obligation, including the cost of issuance, will be less than the net present value of the principal and interest to be paid on the obligation being refunded, as calculated using a method approved by the department of treasury. See Michigan Laws 552.38

  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Michigan Laws 440.1201
  • Register: means to record in a tribunal of this state a support order or judgment determining parentage of a child issued in another state or a foreign country. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Registering tribunal: means a tribunal in which a support order or judgment determining parentage of a child is registered. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Responding state: means a state in which a petition or comparable pleading for support or to determine parentage of a child is filed or to which a petition or comparable pleading is forwarded for filing from another state or a foreign country. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Responding tribunal: means the authorized tribunal in a responding state or foreign country. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Rule: means a rule promulgated pursuant to the administrative procedures act of 1969, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • seal: shall be construed to include any of the following:

    (a) The impression of the seal on the paper alone. See Michigan Laws 324.30505

  • Secured party: means 1 or more of the following:

    (i) A person in whose favor a security interest is created or provided for under a security agreement, whether or not any obligation to be secured is outstanding. See Michigan Laws 440.9102

  • Security interest: means an interest in personal property or fixtures which secures payment or performance of an obligation. See Michigan Laws 440.1201
  • Senior management employee: means any individual who is designated as a senior policy-making employee of a credit union by the board of the credit union. See Michigan Laws 490.103
  • Severed oil and gas rights: means those subsurface oil and gas rights held by the department on land in which the department does not own the surface rights to the land. See Michigan Laws 324.61001
  • shall not apply: means that the pertinent provision is not operative as to certain persons or things or in conjunction with a particular date or dates. See Michigan Laws 324.51510
  • Specific local taxes: means a tax levied under 1974 PA 198, MCL 207. See Michigan Laws 552.38
  • Spousal-support order: means a support order for a spouse or former spouse of the obligor. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories belonging to the United States; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 324.51501
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • State: means this state. See Michigan Laws 552.2211
  • Strategic fund: means the Michigan strategic fund created under the Michigan strategic fund act, 1984 PA 270, MCL 125. See Michigan Laws 552.2309
  • supervisor of wells: means the department. See Michigan Laws 324.61501
  • Support enforcement agency: means a public official or governmental entity or private agency authorized to do 1 or more of the following:

    (i) Seek enforcement of support orders or laws relating to the duty of support. See Michigan Laws 552.2102

  • Support order: means a judgment, decree, order, decision, or directive, whether temporary, final, or subject to modification, issued in a state or foreign country for the benefit of a child, a spouse, or a former spouse, that provides for monetary support, health care, arrearages, retroactive support, or reimbursement for financial assistance provided to an individual obligee in place of child support. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Tangible chattel paper: means chattel paper evidenced by a record or records consisting of information that is inscribed on a tangible medium. See Michigan Laws 440.9102
  • Tax increment finance authority: means an authority established under Act No. See Michigan Laws 280.322
  • Tax increment revenues: means the amount of ad valorem property taxes and specific local taxes attributable to the application of the levy of all taxing jurisdictions upon the captured assessed value of eligible property within the district or, for purposes of a certified technology park, a Next Michigan development area, or a certified alternative energy park, real or personal property that is located within the certified technology park, a Next Michigan development area, or a certified alternative energy park and included within the tax increment financing plan, subject to the following requirements:

    (i) Tax increment revenues include ad valorem property taxes and specific local taxes attributable to the application of the levy of all taxing jurisdictions, other than the state pursuant to the state education tax act, 1993 PA 331, MCL 211. See Michigan Laws 552.38

  • Tribunal: means a court, administrative agency, or quasi-judicial entity authorized to establish, enforce, or modify support orders or to determine parentage of a child. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • United States: shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 324.51501
  • Urban township: means a township that meets 1 or more of the following:

    (i) Meets all of the following requirements:

    (A) Has a population of 20,000 or more, or has a population of 10,000 or more but is located in a county with a population of 400,000 or more. See Michigan Laws 552.38

  • Vital resource: means a public or private building, facility, property, or location that the governor considers necessary to protect the public health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of this state. See
  • writing: includes printing, typewriting, or any other intentional reduction to tangible form. See Michigan Laws 440.1201
  • zone: means an area approved as an enterprise zone by the authority as provided in this act. See Michigan Laws 280.322