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Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapter 338 > Act 135 of 1986

  • Academic institution: means either of the following:

    (i) A medical school approved by the board. See Michigan Laws 333.17001

  • Acquire: means acquisition by any method described in section 12 or by any other method permitted by law. See Michigan Laws 333.18413
  • 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
  • Applied behavior analysis services: means services provided to clients that are included in the practice of applied behavior analysis. See Michigan Laws 333.18251
  • Asbestos: means a group of naturally occurring minerals that separate into fibers, including chrysotile, amosite, crocidolite, anthophyllite, tremolite, and actinolite. See Michigan Laws 338.3103
  • Asbestos abatement contractor: means a business entity that is licensed under this act and that carries on the business of asbestos abatement on the premises of another business entity and not on the asbestos abatement contractor's premises. See Michigan Laws 338.3103
  • Asbestos abatement project: means any activity involving persons working directly with the demolition, renovation, or encapsulation of friable asbestos materials. See Michigan Laws 338.3103
  • Assistant behavior analyst: means an individual who is licensed or otherwise authorized under this part to engage in practice as an assistant behavior analyst. See Michigan Laws 333.18251
  • Athletic trainer: means an individual engaged in the practice of athletic training. See Michigan Laws 333.17901
  • BACB: means the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, a nonprofit corporation that is exempt from taxation under section 501(c)(3) of the internal revenue code of 1986, 26 USC 501, or its successor, as determined by the board. See Michigan Laws 333.18251
  • Ballot container: means a container that is used for transporting and storing voted ballots, as described and approved under section 24j. See Michigan Laws 333.17305
  • Behavior analyst: means an individual who is licensed or otherwise authorized under this part to engage in the practice of applied behavior analysis. See Michigan Laws 333.18251
  • Behavior technician: means an individual who is not licensed or authorized to practice a profession under this part and who delivers applied behavior analysis services under the delegation and supervision of a behavior analyst and meets the requirements of section 18263. See Michigan Laws 333.18251
  • Board: means the asbestos abatement contractors licensing board created in section 201. See Michigan Laws 338.3103
  • Business entity: means a person, partnership, firm, association, corporation, sole proprietorship, public or private agency, or other legal entity. See Michigan Laws 338.3103
  • Certified nurse midwife: means a registered professional nurse under part 172 who has been granted a specialty certification in the profession specialty field of nurse midwifery by the board of nursing under section 17210. See Michigan Laws 333.17101
  • Chief administrative officer: means that term as defined in section 2b of the uniform budgeting and accounting act, 1968 PA 2, MCL 141. See Michigan Laws 333.17017
  • Commissioner: means the director. See Michigan Laws 500.102
  • Consolidated township: means a general law or charter township formed by the consolidation of 2 or more townships as prescribed by sections 16b to 16j. See Michigan Laws 333.20152
  • Construction contractor: means a business entity that, pursuant to a contract with the owner or lessee of real property, provides an improvement to that property. See Michigan Laws 338.3103
  • Construction subcontractor: means a business entity that, pursuant to a contract with a person other than the owner or lessee of the real property, performs any part of a construction contractor's contract for an improvement to that property. See Michigan Laws 338.3103
  • Coordinating committee: means the committee designated and elected as provided in section 16d in connection with a township consolidation. See Michigan Laws 333.20152
  • counseling: means the rendering to individuals, groups, families, organizations, or the general public a service involving the application of clinical counseling principles, methods, or procedures for the purpose of achieving social, personal, career, and emotional development and with the goal of promoting and enhancing healthy self actualizing and satisfying lifestyles whether the services are rendered in an educational, business, health, private practice, or human services setting. See Michigan Laws 333.18101
  • county: means a county or a county agency in that county, other than the county road commission. See Michigan Laws 168.105
  • County: means a county organized under Act No. See Michigan Laws 333.18413
  • County juvenile agency: means a county that has approved a resolution in accordance with section 3. See Michigan Laws 333.18701
  • County juvenile agency services: means that term as defined in section 117a of the social welfare act, 1939 PA 280, MCL 400. See Michigan Laws 333.18701
  • Debt: means all borrowed money, loans, and other indebtedness, including principal and interest, evidenced by bonds, obligations, refunding obligations, notes, contracts, securities, refunding securities, municipal securities, or certificates of indebtedness that are lawfully issued or assumed, in whole or in part, by a municipality, or will be evidenced by a judgment or decree against the municipality. See Michigan Laws 333.17017
  • Debt retirement fund: means a segregated account or group of accounts used to account for the payment of, interest on, or principal and interest on a municipal security. See Michigan Laws 333.17017
  • Deficit: means a situation for any fund of a municipality in which, at the end of a fiscal year, total expenditures, including an accrued deficit, exceeded total revenues for the fiscal year, including any surplus carried forward. See Michigan Laws 333.17017
  • Defined benefit plan: means a retirement program other than a defined contribution plan. See Michigan Laws 333.17017
  • Defined contribution plan: means a retirement program that provides for an individual account for each participant and for benefits based solely upon the amount contributed to the participant's account, and any income, expenses, gains, and losses credited or charged to the account, and any forfeitures of accounts of other participants that may be allocated to the participant's account. See Michigan Laws 333.17017
  • Demolition: means the razing or taking out of any load-supporting structural member and any related removing or stripping of friable asbestos materials. See Michigan Laws 338.3103
  • Department: means the department of treasury. See Michigan Laws 333.17017
  • Department: means the department of consumer and industry services. See Michigan Laws 338.3103
  • Department of solid waste management: means the department of solid waste management provided for in section 3. See Michigan Laws 333.18413
  • Diagnostic pharmaceutical agent: means a topically administered prescription drug or other topically administered drug used for the purpose of investigating, analyzing, and diagnosing a defect or abnormal condition of the human eye or ocular adnexa. See Michigan Laws 333.17401
  • Drug: means that term as defined in section 17703, but does not include a controlled substance as defined in section 7104 and included in schedule 2 under section 7214, an oral cortical steroid, or a prescription drug. See Michigan Laws 333.17401
  • Election: means an election or primary election at which the electors of this state or of a subdivision of this state choose or nominate by ballot an individual for public office or decide a ballot question lawfully submitted to them. See Michigan Laws 333.17210
  • election precinct: as used in this act shall mean a political subdivision, the area of which is embraced in its entirety within the confines of a city, ward, township or village, and for which not more than 1 polling place is provided for all qualified and registered electors residing therein. See Michigan Laws 324.63511
  • Electrodiagnostic studies: means the testing of neuromuscular functions utilizing nerve conduction tests and needle electromyography. See Michigan Laws 333.17001
  • Electrodiagnostic studies: means the testing of neuromuscular functions utilizing nerve conduction tests and needle electromyography. See Michigan Laws 333.17501
  • Environmental health: means an area of activity dealing with the protection of human health through the management, control, and prevention of environmental factors that may adversely affect the health of individuals. See Michigan Laws 333.18401
  • Feldenkrais method: means a system of somatic education in which touch and words are used to eliminate faulty habits, learn new patterns of self-organization and action, and improve a person's own functional movement patterns. See Michigan Laws 333.17951
  • fence: means a structure or natural barrier which is sufficient to confine an animal as defined in section 1 of Act No. See Michigan Laws 333.17744b
  • firearm: except as otherwise specifically defined in statute, includes any weapon which will, is designed to, or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by action of an explosive. See Michigan Laws 324.51503c
  • Fiscal year: means a 12-month period fixed by statute, charter, or ordinance, or if not so fixed, then as determined by the department. See Michigan Laws 333.17017
  • general November election: means the election held on the November regular election date in an even numbered year. See Michigan Laws 333.17210
  • Governing body: means the county board of commissioners of a county; the township board of a township; the council, common council, or commission of a city; the council, commission, or board of trustees of a village; the board of education or district board of a school district; the board of an intermediate school district; the board of trustees of a community college district; the county drain commissioner or drainage board of a drainage district; the board of the district library; the legislative body of a metropolitan district; the port commission of a port district; and, in the case of another governmental authority or agency, that official or official body having general governing powers over the authority or agency. See Michigan Laws 333.17017
  • Governing body: means , for a county, the county board of commissioners; for a city, the council, commission, or other body having legislative powers; for a village, the council, commission board of trustees, or other body having legislative powers; for a general law or charter township, the township board; and for a district or an authority, the body having general governing powers. See Michigan Laws 333.18413
  • grantee: may be construed as including every person to whom any such interest or estate passes in like manner. See Michigan Laws 324.30323
  • Health care provider: means an individual who is licensed or registered under this article. See Michigan Laws 333.17101
  • Health care trust fund: means a trust or fund created in accordance with the public employee health care fund investment act, 1999 PA 149, MCL 38. See Michigan Laws 333.17017
  • Health facility: means a health facility or agency licensed under article 17 or a hospital, psychiatric hospital, or psychiatric unit licensed under the mental health code, 1974 PA 258, MCL 330. See Michigan Laws 333.18501
  • Health facility: means a health facility or agency licensed under article 17. See Michigan Laws 333.18701
  • 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
  • inhabitant: means a resident of a city, township, village, district or county. See Michigan Laws 324.11504
  • Insurer: means an individual, corporation, association, partnership, reciprocal exchange, inter-insurer, Lloyds organization, fraternal benefit society, or other legal entity, engaged or attempting to engage in the business of making insurance or surety contracts. See Michigan Laws 500.106
  • Juvenile: means an individual who is any of the following:

    (i) Within or likely to come within the jurisdiction of the court for the county under section 2(a) or (d) of chapter XIIA of 1939 PA 288, MCL 712A. See Michigan Laws 333.18701

  • laboratory: means a facility for the biological, microbiological, serological, chemical, immunohematological, hematological, biophysical, cytological, pathological, or other examination of materials derived from the human body for the purpose of providing information for the diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of any disease or impairment of, or the assessment of the health of, human beings. See Michigan Laws 333.20501
  • License: means an authorization issued by the department upon recommendation by the board for demolition, renovation, encapsulation, or removal of asbestos. See Michigan Laws 338.3103
  • Licensed professional counselor: means an individual licensed under this article to engage in the practice of counseling. See Michigan Laws 333.18101
  • Limited licensed counselor: means an individual who has been granted a limited license by the board to offer counseling services under the supervision of a licensed professional counselor. See Michigan Laws 333.18101
  • Listed offense: means that term as defined in section 2 of the sex offenders registration act, 1994 PA 295, MCL 28. See Michigan Laws 333.18251
  • major political party: means each of the 2 political parties whose candidate for the office of secretary of state received the highest and second highest number of votes at the immediately preceding general election in which a secretary of state was elected. See Michigan Laws 333.17309
  • Manufacturer: means a person that prepares, produces, derives, propagates, compounds, processes, packages, or repackages a drug or device salable on prescription only, or otherwise changes the container or the labeling of a drug or device salable on prescription only, and that supplies, distributes, sells, offers for sale, barters, or otherwise disposes of that drug or device and any other drug or device salable on prescription only, to another person for resale, compounding, or dispensing. See Michigan Laws 333.17706
  • Massage therapist: means an individual engaged in the practice of massage therapy. See Michigan Laws 333.17951
  • Medical director: means a physician who is responsible for the quality, safety, appropriateness, and effectiveness of the respiratory care services provided by a respiratory therapist, who assists in quality monitoring, protocol development, and competency validation, and who meets all of the following:

    (i) Is the medical director of an inpatient or outpatient respiratory care service or department within a health facility, or of a home care agency, durable medical equipment company, or educational program. See Michigan Laws 333.18701

  • Metropolitan district: means a district incorporated under the metropolitan district act, 1929 PA 312, MCL 119. See Michigan Laws 333.17311
  • Midwife: means an individual licensed under this part to engage in the practice of midwifery. See Michigan Laws 333.17101
  • 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
  • Municipal security: means a security that when issued was not exempt from this act or former 1943 PA 202 by the provisions of this act or by former 1943 PA 202 or by the provisions of the law authorizing its issuance and that is payable from or secured by any of the following:

    (i) Ad valorem real and personal property taxes. See Michigan Laws 333.17017

  • Municipality: means a county, township, city, village, school district, intermediate school district, community college district, metropolitan district, port district, drainage district, district library, or another governmental authority or agency in this state that has the power to issue a security. See Michigan Laws 333.17017
  • Neutral party: means a business entity that is not part of the asbestos abatement contractor's primary or secondary family and is not legally associated to any business operated by the asbestos abatement contractor. See Michigan Laws 338.3103
  • Nursing home: means that term as defined in section 20109. See Michigan Laws 333.17301
  • Nursing home administrator: means the individual licensed under this article to engage in the practice of nursing home administration. See Michigan Laws 333.17301
  • 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
  • Occupational therapist: means an individual licensed under this article to engage in the practice of occupational therapy. See Michigan Laws 333.18301
  • Occupational therapy assistant: means an individual licensed under this article to engage in practice as an occupational therapy assistant. See Michigan Laws 333.18301
  • Occupational therapy services: means those services provided to promote health and wellness, prevent disability, preserve functional capabilities, prevent barriers, and enable or improve performance in everyday activities, including, but not limited to, the following:

    (i) Establishment, remediation, or restoration of a skill or ability that is impaired or not yet developed. See Michigan Laws 333.18301

  • Official compendium: means the United States pharmacopoeia and the national formulary, or the homeopathic pharmacopoeia of the United States, as applicable. See Michigan Laws 333.17706
  • Optometrist: means an individual licensed under this article to engage in the practice of optometry. See Michigan Laws 333.17401
  • Other certification board: means a nationally recognized behavior analysis certification board approved by the department by rule. See Michigan Laws 333.18251
  • Outsourcing facility: means that term as defined in 21 USC 353b. See Michigan Laws 333.17706
  • Outstanding security: means a security that has been issued, but not defeased or repaid, including a security that when issued was exempt from this act or former 1943 PA 202, by the provisions of this act or by former 1943 PA 202 or by the provisions of the law authorizing its issuance. See Michigan Laws 333.17017
  • Participating physician: means a physician, a physician designated by a group of physicians under section 17049 to represent that group, or a physician designated by a health facility or agency under section 20174 to represent that health facility or agency. See Michigan Laws 333.17001
  • Participating podiatrist: means a podiatrist or a podiatrist designated by a group of podiatrists under section 18049 to represent that group. See Michigan Laws 333.18001
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, as well as to individuals. See Michigan Laws 324.30503
  • Physical therapist: means an individual licensed under this article to engage in the practice of physical therapy. See Michigan Laws 333.17801
  • Physical therapist assistant: means an individual with a health profession subfield license under this part who assists a physical therapist in physical therapy intervention. See Michigan Laws 333.17801
  • Physician: means an individual who is licensed under this article to engage in the practice of medicine. See Michigan Laws 333.17001
  • Physician: means an individual licensed to engage in the practice of medicine under part 170 or the practice of osteopathic medicine and surgery under part 175. See Michigan Laws 333.17101
  • Physician: means a physician who is licensed under part 170 or part 175. See Michigan Laws 333.17201
  • Physician: means that term as defined in section 17001 or 17501. See Michigan Laws 333.17401
  • Physician: means an individual who is licensed under this article to engage in the practice of osteopathic medicine and surgery. See Michigan Laws 333.17501
  • Podiatrist: means an individual who is licensed under this article to engage in the practice of podiatric medicine and surgery. See Michigan Laws 333.17001
  • Podiatrist: means a physician and surgeon licensed under this article to engage in the practice of podiatric medicine and surgery. See Michigan Laws 333.18001
  • Polarity therapy: means diverse applications affecting the human energy system and includes energetic approaches to somatic contact, verbal facilitation, nutrition, exercise, and health education. See Michigan Laws 333.17951
  • Practice agreement: means an agreement described in section 17047. See Michigan Laws 333.17001
  • Practice agreement: means an agreement described in section 17547. See Michigan Laws 333.17501
  • Practice agreement: means an agreement described in section 18047. See Michigan Laws 333.18001
  • Practice as an assistant behavior analyst: means the practice of applied behavior analysis under the supervision of a behavior analyst. See Michigan Laws 333.18251
  • Practice as an occupational therapy assistant: means the practice of occupational therapy under the supervision of an occupational therapist licensed under this article. See Michigan Laws 333.18301
  • Practice of applied behavior analysis: means the design, implementation, and evaluation of instructional and environmental modifications to produce socially significant improvements in human behavior. See Michigan Laws 333.18251
  • Practice of athletic training: means the treatment of an individual for risk management and injury prevention, the clinical evaluation and assessment of an individual for an injury or illness, or both, the immediate care and treatment of an individual for an injury or illness, or both, and the rehabilitation and reconditioning of an individual's injury or illness, or both, if those activities are within the rules promulgated under section 17904 and performed under the direction of, on the prescription of, or in collaboration with an individual licensed under part 170 or 175. See Michigan Laws 333.17901
  • Practice of massage therapy: means the application of a system of structured touch, pressure, movement, and holding to the soft tissue of the human body in which the primary intent is to enhance or restore the health and well-being of the client. See Michigan Laws 333.17951
  • Practice of medicine: means the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, cure, or relieving of a human disease, ailment, defect, complaint, or other physical or mental condition, by attendance, advice, device, diagnostic test, or other means, or offering, undertaking, attempting to do, or holding oneself out as able to do, any of these acts. See Michigan Laws 333.17001
  • Practice of nursing: means the systematic application of substantial specialized knowledge and skill, derived from the biological, physical, and behavioral sciences, to the care, treatment, counsel, and health teaching of individuals who are experiencing changes in the normal health processes or who require assistance in the maintenance of health and the prevention or management of illness, injury, or disability. See Michigan Laws 333.17201
  • Practice of nursing home administration: means planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the total operation of the nursing home on behalf of the governing board or owner of a nursing home. See Michigan Laws 333.17301
  • Practice of occupational therapy: means the therapeutic use of everyday life occupations and occupational therapy services to aid individuals or groups to participate in meaningful roles and situations in the home, school, workplace, community, and other settings, to promote health and wellness through research and practice, and to serve those individuals or groups who have or are at risk for developing an illness, injury, disease, disorder, condition, impairment, disability, activity limitation, or participation restriction. See Michigan Laws 333.18301
  • Practice of optometry: means 1 or more of the following, but does not include the performance of invasive procedures:

    (i) The examination of the human eye to ascertain the presence of defects or abnormal conditions that may be corrected, remedied, or relieved, or the effects of which may be corrected, remedied, or relieved by the use of lenses, prisms, or other mechanical devices. See Michigan Laws 333.17401

  • Practice of osteopathic medicine and surgery: means a separate, complete, and independent school of medicine and surgery utilizing full methods of diagnosis and treatment in physical and mental health and disease, including the prescription and administration of drugs and biologicals, operative surgery, obstetrics, radiological and other electromagnetic emissions, and placing special emphasis on the interrelationship of the musculoskeletal system to other body systems. See Michigan Laws 333.17501
  • Practice of physical therapy: means the evaluation of, education of, consultation with, or treatment of an individual by the employment of effective properties of physical measures and the use of therapeutic exercises and rehabilitative procedures, with or without assistive devices, for the purpose of preventing, correcting, or alleviating a physical or mental disability. See Michigan Laws 333.17801
  • Practice of podiatric medicine and surgery: means the examination, diagnosis, and treatment of abnormal nails, superficial excrescenses occurring on the human hands and feet, including corns, warts, callosities, and bunions, and arch troubles or the treatment medically, surgically, mechanically, or by physiotherapy of ailments of human feet or ankles as they affect the condition of the feet. See Michigan Laws 333.18001
  • Practice of psychology: means the rendering to individuals, groups, organizations, or the public of services involving the application of principles, methods, and procedures of understanding, predicting, and influencing behavior for the purposes of the diagnosis, assessment related to diagnosis, prevention, amelioration, or treatment of mental or emotional disorders, disabilities or behavioral adjustment problems by means of psychotherapy, counseling, behavior modification, hypnosis, biofeedback techniques, psychological tests, or other verbal or behavioral means. See Michigan Laws 333.18201
  • Practice of respiratory care: means the provision of respiratory care services. See Michigan Laws 333.18701
  • primary election: as used in this act , shall mean a primary election held for the purpose of deciding by ballot who shall be the nominees for the offices named in this act, or for the election by ballot of delegates to political conventions. See Michigan Laws 333.17213
  • Psychologist: means an individual licensed under this article to engage in the practice of psychology. See Michigan Laws 333.18201
  • Public corporation: means any county however organized, a city, village, township, charter township, district, or authority existing under the laws of this state. See Michigan Laws 333.18413
  • qualified city: means either of the following:

    (a) A city with a population of less than 15,000. See Michigan Laws 333.17516

  • qualified elector: as used in this act , means a person who possesses the qualifications of an elector as prescribed in section 1 of article II of the state constitution of 1963 and who has resided in the city or township 30 days. See Michigan Laws 333.17231
  • Qualified status: means a municipality that has filed a qualifying statement under section 303 and has been determined by the department to be qualified to issue municipal securities without further approval by the department. See Michigan Laws 333.17017
  • Refunding security: means a municipal security issued to refund an outstanding security. See Michigan Laws 333.17017
  • Registered sanitarian: means a sanitarian registered in accordance with this article. See Michigan Laws 333.18401
  • Regular election: means an election held on a regular election date to elect an individual to, or nominate an individual for, elective office in the regular course of the terms of that elective office. See Michigan Laws 333.17211
  • Regular election date: means 1 of the dates established as a regular election date in section 641. See Michigan Laws 333.17211
  • Removal: means the taking out or stripping of asbestos from an existing structure. See Michigan Laws 338.3103
  • Renovation: means the removal or stripping of friable asbestos materials used on any pipe, duct, boiler, tank, reactor, turbine, furnace, or structural member. See Michigan Laws 338.3103
  • Residence: as used in this act , for registration and voting purposes means that place at which a person habitually sleeps, keeps his or her personal effects, and has a regular place of lodging. See Michigan Laws 333.17241
  • Respiratory care services: means preventative services, diagnostic services, therapeutic services, and rehabilitative services under the written, verbal, or telecommunicated order of a physician to an individual with a disorder, disease, or abnormality of the cardiopulmonary system as diagnosed by a physician. See Michigan Laws 333.18701
  • Retirement program: means a program of rights and obligations which a county, city, village, or township establishes, maintains, or participates in and which, by its express terms or as a result of surrounding circumstances, does 1 or more of the following:

    (i) Provides retirement income to participants. See Michigan Laws 333.17017

  • Rules: means rules promulgated by the department in consultation with the board under this part. See Michigan Laws 333.18251
  • Sanitarian: means an individual who has specialized education and experience in the physical, biological, and sanitary sciences as applied to the educational, investigational, and technical duties in the field of environmental health. See Michigan Laws 333.18401
  • School: means any of the following accredited or licensed institutions of higher education that meet the minimum standards and curriculum, in compliance with section 16148:

    (i) A public or private community college, college, or university. See Michigan Laws 333.17951

  • School board: means the governing body of a school district, including the board of trustees of a community college. See Michigan Laws 333.17211a
  • School board member: means an individual holding the office of school board member under the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380. See Michigan Laws 333.17211a
  • School district: means a school district, a local act school district, or an intermediate school district, as those terms are defined in the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380. See Michigan Laws 333.17211a
  • School district election coordinating committee: means 1 of the following:

    (i) For a school district whose entire territory lies within a single city or township, a committee composed of the secretary of the school board or his or her designee, the city or township election commission, and the school district election coordinator. See Michigan Laws 333.17211a

  • School district election coordinator: means 1 of the following:

    (i) For a school district whose entire territory lies within a single city or township, the city or township clerk. See Michigan Laws 333.17211a

  • seal: means a seal of high tensile strength that is approved by the secretary of state under section 36. See Michigan Laws 333.17305
  • 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

  • secular day: means a day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday. See Michigan Laws 333.17210
  • Security: means an evidence of debt such as a bond, note, contract, obligation, refunding obligation, certificate of indebtedness, or other similar instrument issued by a municipality, which pledges payment of the debt by the municipality from an identified source of revenue. See Michigan Laws 333.17017
  • 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
  • Sinking fund: means a fund for the payment of principal only of a mandatory redemption security. See Michigan Laws 333.17017
  • Social service technician: means an individual registered under this article who is specially trained to practice only under the supervision of a licensed master's social worker or a licensed bachelor's social worker. See Michigan Laws 333.18501
  • Solid waste: means putrescible and nonputrescible solid wastes, except body wastes, and includes garbage, rubbish, ashes, incinerator ash, incinerator residue, street cleanings, municipal and industrial sludges, commercial and industrial wastes, and any other wastes described in a solid waste management plan or an update of a solid waste management plan approved pursuant to part 115 of Act No. See Michigan Laws 333.18413
  • Solid waste management plan: means the solid waste management plan of a county provided for in part 115 of Act No. See Michigan Laws 333.18413
  • Special election: means an election to elect an individual to, or nominate an individual for, a partial term in office or to submit a ballot question to the electors. See Michigan Laws 333.17211a
  • Speech-language pathologist: means an individual who is engaged in the practice of speech-language pathology. See Michigan Laws 333.17601
  • 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
  • system: means all plants, works, instrumentalities, properties, rights, processes, and contracts used or useful in connection with the collection, transportation, recycling, processing, storing, or disposing, by treatment, incineration, or otherwise, of solid waste, or as may be provided in a solid waste management plan or update of a solid waste management plan approved for a county pursuant to part 115 (solid waste management) of the natural resources and environmental protection act, Act No. See Michigan Laws 333.18413
  • Task force: means the joint task force created in section 17025. See Michigan Laws 333.17001
  • Task force: means the joint task force created in section 17025. See Michigan Laws 333.17501
  • Task force: means the joint task force created in section 17025. See Michigan Laws 333.18001
  • Trager approach: means a form of movement education that uses subtle directed movements and the skilled touch of a practitioner. See Michigan Laws 333.17951
  • Unfunded accrued health care liability: means the difference between the assets and liabilities of a health care trust fund as determined by an actuarial study according to the most recent governmental accounting standards board's applicable standards. See Michigan Laws 333.17017
  • Unfunded pension liability: means the amount a defined benefit plan's liabilities exceed its assets according to the most recent governmental accounting standards board's applicable standards. See Michigan Laws 333.17017
  • Uniform voting system: means the type of voting system that is used at all elections in every election precinct throughout the state. See Michigan Laws 333.17211a
  • Unit of government: means a city, village, township, charter township, and any duly authorized and established combinations thereof, within or without the county establishing any of the improvements, facilities, or services authorized under this act. See Michigan Laws 168.357
  • United States: shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 324.51501
  • village: as used in this act , shall mean an incorporated village. See Michigan Laws 333.17221