§ 338.3101 Short title
§ 338.3103 Definitions

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

  • 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
  • Board: means the asbestos abatement contractors licensing board created in section 201. See Michigan Laws 338.3103
  • Business: means all activities engaged in by a person or caused to be engaged in by a person with the object of gain, benefit, or advantage, either direct or indirect. See Michigan Laws 205.92
  • Business entity: means a person, partnership, firm, association, corporation, sole proprietorship, public or private agency, or other legal entity. See Michigan Laws 338.3103
  • 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
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • 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 consumer and industry services. See Michigan Laws 338.3103
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, joint venture, association, social club, fraternal organization, municipal or private corporation whether or not organized for profit, company, limited liability company, estate, trust, receiver, trustee, syndicate, the United States, this state, county, or any other group or combination acting as a unit, and the plural as well as the singular number, unless the intention to give a more limited meaning is disclosed by the context. See Michigan Laws 205.92
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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
  • 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 8.3o
  • Storage: means a keeping or retention of property in this state for any purpose after the property loses its interstate character. See Michigan Laws 205.92
  • Structural member: means any load-supporting member, including, but not limited to, beams and load-supporting walls, or any nonsupporting member, including, but not limited to, ceilings and nonload-supporting walls. See Michigan Laws 338.3103
  • Tax: includes all taxes, interest, or penalties levied under this act. See Michigan Laws 205.92
  • Use: means the exercise of a right or power over tangible personal property incident to the ownership of that property including transfer of the property in a transaction where possession is given. See Michigan Laws 205.92