§ 432.251 Short title
§ 432.252 Definitions
§ 432.253 Compulsive gaming prevention fund; creation; disposition; distributions; investment; credit of interest and earnings; lapsed funds; fees for addiction treatment
§ 432.254 Distribution of funds; authorization; use
§ 432.255 Funding levels; changes; submission of results and recommendations; assessment of fee on casinos licensed under MCL 432.201 to 432.216
§ 432.256 Public funds for treatment of pathological gamblers; legislative intent

Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapter 432 > Act 70 of 1997

  • Casino: means a building in which gaming is conducted. See Michigan Laws 432.252
  • 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.
  • counterclaim: as used in this act , includes setoff and recoupment. See Michigan Laws 600.111
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • 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 8.3q
  • judgment: as used in this act , includes decree. See Michigan Laws 600.112
  • Michigan gaming control board: means the Michigan gaming control board created in the Michigan gaming control and revenue act, the Initiated Law of 1996, MCL 432. See Michigan Laws 432.252
  • 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 8.3k
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, as well as to individuals. See Michigan Laws 8.3l
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.