§ 445.951 Short title
§ 445.952 Definitions
§ 445.953 Rental-purchase agreement; form; contents; information requirements; separate form; disclosure of additional information
§ 445.954 Amount necessary to acquire ownership; amount applied toward purchase price
§ 445.955 Advertising requirements; requirements as to items displayed or offered under rental-purchase agreement
§ 445.956 Prohibited provisions in rental-purchase agreement
§ 445.957 Prohibited requirements
§ 445.958 Failure to make timely periodic payment; rights of lessee; reinstatement; late or delivery fee; same or substitute item provided on reinstatement
§ 445.959 Temporary or permanent injunction; venue; costs; civil penalty; notice of intended action; opportunity to cease and desist or to confer with attorney general; notice of alleged violation; civil penalt
§ 445.960 Assurance of discontinuance
§ 445.961 Subpoena; service and contents of notice; extension of reporting date; modification or setting aside of notice and subpoena; confidentiality; disclosures; disclosure as misdemeanor; penalty
§ 445.962 Compliance with terms of notice; prohibited conduct; civil penalty; petition for order to enforce compliance; violation of final order as civil contempt; enjoining person from doing business in state
§ 445.963 Class action for actual damages; order; appointment of receiver; sequestration of assets; cost of notice; effect of bona fide error; limitations
§ 445.964 Action for declaratory judgment or injunction; action for actual damages and attorneys’ fees; class action for actual damages; order; appointment of receiver; sequestration of assets; cost of notice t
§ 445.965 Mailing copy of complaint, judgment, decree, or order to attorney general
§ 445.966 Payment of filing fees
§ 445.967 Aid and assistance of law enforcement officer
§ 445.968 Investigation and prosecution by prosecuting attorney
§ 445.969 Other causes of action not affected; inconsistent ordinance or regulation prohibited
§ 445.970 Example of form satisfying requirements of act

Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapter 445 > Act 424 of 1984

  • Active business operations: means all business operations that are not inactive business operations. See Michigan Laws 700.7112
  • Active duty firearms standard: means the in-service standard for the training and qualification of active duty law enforcement officers as mandated by the commission under the commission on law enforcement standards act, 1965 PA 203, MCL 28. See
  • Adjudication of guilt: means any of the following:

    (i) Entry of a judgment or verdict of guilty, or guilty but mentally ill, following a trial. See

  • Administrative admission: means the admission of an individual with a developmental disability to a center pursuant to section 509. See Michigan Laws 330.1500
  • Agency: means this state, a state authority, agency, fund, commission, board, or department of this state. See Michigan Laws 700.5424
  • Agent: includes , but is not limited to, an attorney-in-fact under a durable or nondurable power of attorney and an individual authorized to make decisions as a patient advocate concerning another's health care. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Alcoholic liquor: means that term as defined in section 105 of the Michigan liquor control code of 1998, 1998 PA 58, MCL 436. See
  • Ancillary facility: means any revolving credit agreement, agreement establishing a line of credit or letter of credit, reimbursement agreement, interest rate exchange or similar agreement, currency exchange agreement, interest rate floor or cap, options, puts or calls to hedge payment, currency, rate, spread or similar exposure, or similar agreements, investment agreements, float agreements, forward agreements or other investment arrangements, insurance contract, surety bond, commitment to purchase or sell securities, purchase or sale agreements or commitments or other contracts or agreements and other security agreements approved by the authority, including without limitation any arrangements referred to in this act. See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • 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
  • Application: means a written request to the probate register for an order of informal probate or informal appointment under part 3 of article III. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Articles pyrotechnic: means pyrotechnic devices for professional use that are similar to consumer fireworks in chemical composition and construction but not intended for consumer use, that meet the weight limits for consumer fireworks but are not labeled as such, and that are classified as UN0431 or UN0432 under 49 CFR 172. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Attended terminal: means a terminal, other than a remote control terminal, where an individual knowledgeable in the aboveground liquid storage tank filling operation is physically in attendance and control during the entire delivery of a flammable liquid and has as his or her primary responsibility supervising the storage tank filling operation. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Attorney: means , if appointed to represent a child under the provisions referenced in section 5213, an attorney serving as the child's legal advocate in the manner defined and described in section 13a of chapter XIIA of the probate code of 1939, 1939 PA 288, MCL 712A. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Authority: means the Michigan tobacco settlement finance authority created under section 4. See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • Beneficiary: includes , but is not limited to, the following:

    (i) In relation to a trust, a person that is a trust beneficiary as defined in section 7103. See Michigan Laws 700.1103

  • Beneficiary designation: means the naming in a governing instrument of a beneficiary of an insurance or annuity policy, of an account with POD designation, of a security registered in beneficiary form (TOD), of a pension, profit-sharing, retirement, or similar benefit plan, or of another nonprobate transfer at death. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Beneficiary form: means a registration of a security that indicates the present owner of the security and the owner's intention regarding the person who will become the security's owner upon the owner's death. See Michigan Laws 700.6301
  • Benefited parties: means persons, firms, or corporations that enter into ancillary facilities with the authority according to the provisions of this act. See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • Board: means the Michigan natural resources trust fund board established in section 1905. See Michigan Laws 324.1901
  • Board: means the board of directors of the authority. See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • Board: means the municipal fire service classification board created by section 2. See
  • Board: means the state fire safety board created in section 3b. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Bond: means a bond, note, or other obligation issued by the authority under this act. See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • Building: means a structure, framework, or place for housing 1 or more persons or a tank, receptacle, or container for the storage of commodities or other materials. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Bureau: means the bureau of fire services created in section 1b. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Business operations: means engaging in commerce in any form with a state sponsor of terror, including by acquiring, developing, maintaining, owning, selling, possessing, leasing, or operating equipment, facilities, personnel, products, services, personal property, real property, or any other apparatus of business or commerce. See Michigan Laws 700.7112
  • Certificate: means a commission-issued document that identifies a qualified retired law enforcement officer who is certified under 18 USC 926C and this act. See
  • Certificate holder: means a qualified retired law enforcement officer who is issued a certificate by the commission. See
  • certified: means official recognition by the commission that a retired law enforcement officer has met the active duty firearms standard in this state and is eligible to carry a concealed firearm under 18 USC 926C. See
  • Charitable trust: means a trust, or portion of a trust, created for a charitable purpose described in section 7405(1). See Michigan Laws 700.7103
  • charter county: means a home rule county created under Act No. See Michigan Laws 700.5210
  • chief of an organized fire department: means the chief operating officer of an organized fire department. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Child: includes , but is not limited to, an individual entitled to take as a child under this act by intestate succession from the parent whose relationship is involved. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Child: means an individual less than 14 years of age. See Michigan Laws 700.5412
  • Citation: means that term as described in section 17a. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Claim: includes , but is not limited to, in respect to a decedent's or protected individual's estate, a liability of the decedent or protected individual, whether arising in contract, tort, or otherwise, and a liability of the estate that arises at or after the decedent's death or after a conservator's appointment, including funeral and burial expenses and costs and expenses of administration. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Clinical certificate: means the written conclusion and statements of a physician or a licensed psychologist that an individual is a person requiring treatment, together with the information and opinions, in reasonable detail, that underlie the conclusion, on the form prescribed by the department or on a substantially similar form. See Michigan Laws 330.1400
  • Code: means the United States internal revenue code of 1986, as amended, and any successor provision of law. See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • Combustible liquid: means a liquid with a flash point at or above 100 degrees Fahrenheit and below 200 degrees Fahrenheit. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Commercial manufacturer: means a person engaged in the manufacture of consumer fireworks. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Commission: means the commission of natural resources. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • Commission: means the commission on law enforcement standards established under section 3 of the commission on law enforcement standards act, 1965 PA 203, MCL 28. See
  • Commission: means the Michigan commission on law enforcement standards created in section 3 of the Michigan commission on law enforcement standards act, 1965 PA 203, MCL 28. See
  • Commission: means the Michigan commission on law enforcement standards created in this act or, by express delegation of the Michigan commission on law enforcement standards, its executive director and staff. See
  • Commission: means the commission on law enforcement standards created under the commission on law enforcement standards act, 1965 PA 203, MCL 28. See
  • Commission: means the Michigan law enforcement officers memorial monument fund commission created in section 4. See Michigan Laws 330.1410
  • Commission: means the impaired driving safety commission created in section 3. See Michigan Laws 330.1420
  • Community foundation: means an organization that meets all of the following requirements:

    (i) Has been in existence for at least 10 years. See Michigan Laws 700.3806

  • Company: means any sole proprietorship, organization, association, corporation, partnership, joint venture, limited partnership, limited liability partnership, limited liability company, or other entity or business association, including all wholly owned subsidiaries, majority-owned subsidiaries, parent companies, or affiliates of those entities or business associations, that exists for profit-making purposes. See Michigan Laws 700.7112
  • Competent clinical opinion: means the clinical judgment of a physician, psychiatrist, or licensed psychologist. See Michigan Laws 330.1400
  • Concession: means an agreement between the department and a person under terms and conditions as specified by the department to provide services or recreational opportunities for public use. See Michigan Laws 324.83101
  • Conservator: means a person appointed by a court to manage a protected individual's estate. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Consumer fireworks: means fireworks devices that are designed to produce visible effects by combustion, that are required to comply with the construction, chemical composition, and labeling regulations promulgated by the United States consumer product safety commission under 16 CFR parts 1500 and 1507, and that are listed in APA standard 87-1, 3. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Consumer fireworks certificate: means a certificate issued under section 4. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Contested case: means that term as defined in section 3 of the administrative procedures act of 1969, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24. See
  • Controlled substance: means that term as defined in section 7104 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333. See
  • Coordinator: means the coordinator of environmental education provided for in section 2503. See Michigan Laws 324.2502
  • Court: means the probate court or the court with responsibility with regard to mental health services for the county of residence of the subject of a petition, or for the county in which the subject of a petition was found. See Michigan Laws 330.1400
  • Court: means the probate court or the court with responsibility with regard to mental health matters for the county in which an individual with a developmental disability resides or was found. See Michigan Laws 330.1500
  • Court: means the probate court or, when applicable, the family division of circuit court. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Court: means the probate court for the county in which an individual, for whom a request for substance use disorder treatment and rehabilitation services has been made or a petition for involuntary treatment has been filed, either resides or is found. See Michigan Laws 700.5412
  • Court: means the probate court or the court with responsibility with regard to mental health services for the county in which a minor who has requested hospitalization, for whom a request for hospitalization has been made, or who has been hospitalized pursuant to this chapter either resides or was found. See Michigan Laws 700.7201
  • Court: means the probate court or the court with responsibility with regard to mental health services for the county of residence of an individual with developmental disability, or for the county in which the individual was found if a county of residence cannot be determined. See Michigan Laws 700.7410
  • Credit card: means a card or device issued under a credit card arrangement by a person licensed under 1984 PA 379, MCL 493. See Michigan Laws 700.5510
  • Credit card arrangement: means an unsecured extension of credit for purchasing goods or services from the credit card issuer or any other person that is made to the holder of a credit card and that is accessed with a credit card. See Michigan Laws 700.5510
  • Credit card policy: means a policy adopted by resolution of a local unit under section 3. See Michigan Laws 700.5510
  • Criteria for judicial admission: means the criteria specified in section 515 for admission of an adult with a developmental disability to a center, private facility, or alternative program of care and treatment under section 518. See Michigan Laws 330.1500
  • Dealer: means a person, not a manufacturer, engaged in the business of buying and selling explosives. See Michigan Laws 330.1512
  • Department: means the department of environmental quality. See Michigan Laws 324.2301
  • Department: means the department of environmental quality. See Michigan Laws 324.2701
  • 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
  • Department: means the department of licensing and regulatory affairs. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Department: means the department of treasury. See Michigan Laws 700.5424
  • Department: means the department of labor and economic growth. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Department: means the department of natural resources. See Michigan Laws 324.83101
  • Department of natural resources: means the principal state department created in section 501. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • Dependent: means any individual who was substantially reliant for support upon the income of the deceased public safety officer. See
  • deposit: includes purchase of, or investment in, shares of a credit union. See Michigan Laws 700.5109
  • deposit: includes the purchase of, or investment in, shares of a credit union. See Michigan Laws 700.5301
  • Depository: means that department of the financial institution which is responsible for managing, investing, and reinvesting funds placed in an investment pool. See Michigan Laws 700.5316
  • Descendant: means , in relation to an individual, all of his or her descendants of all generations, with the relationship of parent and child at each generation being determined by the definitions of child and parent contained in this act. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Devise: means , when used as a noun, a testamentary disposition of real or personal property and, when used as a verb, to dispose of real or personal property by will. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Devisee: means a person designated in a will to receive a devise. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Direct and proximate: means that the antecedent event is a substantial factor in the result. See
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Michigan Laws 324.2301
  • Director: means the director of the department of natural resources. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • Director: means the director of the department of labor and economic growth. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Director: means the director of the department of state police. See Michigan Laws 330.1512
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Michigan Laws 324.83101
  • Disability: means cause for a protective order as described in section 5401. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Discretionary trust provision: means a provision in a trust, regardless of whether the terms of the trust provide a standard for the exercise of the trustee's discretion and regardless of whether the trust contains a spendthrift provision, that provides that the trustee has discretion, or words of similar import, to determine 1 or more of the following:

    (i) Whether to distribute to or for the benefit of an individual or a class of beneficiaries the income or principal or both of the trust. See Michigan Laws 700.7103

  • Display fireworks: means large fireworks devices that are explosive materials intended for use in fireworks displays and designed to produce visible or audible effects by combustion, deflagration, or detonation, as provided in 27 CFR 555. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Distributee: means a person that receives a decedent's property from the decedent's personal representative or trust property from the trustee other than as a creditor or purchaser. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Do-not-resuscitate order: means that term as defined in section 2 of the Michigan do-not-resuscitate procedure act, 1996 PA 193, MCL 333. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Elector: means an individual who has the qualifications of an elector under section 492 of the Michigan election law, 1954 PA 116, MCL 168. See
  • Encumbered tobacco revenues: means that portion of the TSRs that is pledged by the authority to the repayment of any bonds under the terms of the applicable authority resolution, trust agreement, or trust indenture. See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • Environmental education: means the teaching of factual information regarding the natural environment, including basic sciences, ecological sciences, agricultural sciences, and other relevant subject matter, and the interdisciplinary process of developing a citizenry that is knowledgeable about the total environment and has the capacity and the commitment to engage in inquiry, problem solving, decision making, and action that will assure environmental quality. See Michigan Laws 324.2502
  • Environmental law: means a federal, state, or local law, rule, regulation, or ordinance that relates to the protection of the environment or human health. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Estate: includes the property of the decedent, trust, or other person whose affairs are subject to this act as the property is originally constituted and as it exists throughout administration. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the commission appointed under this act. See
  • Exempt property: means property of a decedent's estate that is described in section 2404. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Explosive: means blasting powder, nitroglycerine, dynamite, TNT and any other form of high explosive, blasting material, fuse other than an electric circuit breaker, detonator and other detonating agent, a chemical compound or mechanical mixture containing oxidizing or combustible units, or other ingredients, in such proportions, quantities or packing that ignition by fire, friction, concussion or other means of detonation of the compound or mixture or any part thereof may result in the sudden generation and release of highly heated gases or gaseous pressures capable of producing effects damaging or detrimental to or destructive of life, limb or property. See Michigan Laws 330.1512
  • Facility: means all of the following that regularly admit individuals with developmental disability and provide residential and other services:

    (i) A facility as defined in section 100b. See Michigan Laws 700.7410

  • Family allowance: means the allowance prescribed in section 2403. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Federal bankruptcy code: means the federal bankruptcy code, 11 USC 101 to 1330. See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • Felony: means , except as otherwise provided in this subdivision, that term as defined in section 1 of chapter I of the code of criminal procedure, 1927 PA 175, MCL 761. See Michigan Laws 324.80314
  • Fiduciary: includes , but is not limited to, a personal representative, funeral representative, guardian, conservator, trustee, plenary guardian, partial guardian, and successor fiduciary. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Fiduciary: means any of the following:

    (i) The Michigan legislative retirement system board of trustees for the Tier 1 retirement plan available under the Michigan legislative retirement system act, 1957 PA 261, MCL 38. See Michigan Laws 700.7112

  • Financial institution: means an organization authorized to do business under state or federal laws relating to a financial institution and includes, but is not limited to, a bank, trust company, savings bank, building and loan association, savings and loan company or association, credit union, insurance company, and entity that offers mutual fund, securities brokerage, money market, or retail investment accounts. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • financial institution: means a state or nationally chartered bank or a state or federally chartered savings and loan association, savings bank, or credit union whose deposits are insured by an agency of the United States government and, except as provided in subsection (2), maintains a principal office or branch office located in this state under the laws of this state or the United States. See Michigan Laws 700.5201
  • financial institution: means a state or nationally chartered bank or a state or federally chartered savings and loan association, savings bank, or credit union whose deposits are insured by an agency of the United States government and which maintains a principal office or branch office located in this state under the laws of this state or the United States. See Michigan Laws 700.5216
  • financial institution: means a state or nationally chartered bank or a state or federally chartered savings and loan association, savings bank, or credit union whose deposits are insured by an agency of the United States government and which maintains a principal office or branch office located in this state under the laws of this state or the United States. See Michigan Laws 700.5301a
  • financial institution: means a state or nationally chartered bank or a state or federally chartered savings and loan association, savings bank, or credit union whose deposits are insured by an agency of the United States government and that maintains a principal office or branch office located in this state under the laws of this state or the United States. See Michigan Laws 700.5306a
  • Financial institution: means a state or nationally chartered bank or a state or federally chartered savings and loan association, savings bank, or credit union whose deposits are insured by an agency of the United States government and which maintains a principal office or branch office located in this state under the laws of this state or the United States and which is eligible to be a depository of surplus funds belonging to the state under section 6 of 1855 PA 105, MCL 21. See Michigan Laws 700.5316
  • Financial transaction device: means any of the following:

    (i) An electronic funds transfer card. See Michigan Laws 700.5506

  • Financing costs: means all capitalized interest, operating and debt service reserves, costs of issuance, fees for credit and liquidity enhancements, any item of expense directly or indirectly payable or reimbursable by the authority and related to the authorization, sale, or issuance of bonds, including without limitation underwriting fees, counsel fees, fees of the attorney general and fees and expenses of consultants and fiduciaries, and other costs as the authority determines to be desirable in issuing, securing, and marketing the bonds. See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • Fire alarm system: means an assemblage of components that indicates or provides a warning of a fire emergency, installation of which is required by the bureau under rules promulgated under section 3c. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Fire hazard: means a building, premises, place, or thing that, because of its nature, location, occupancy, condition, or use, may cause loss, damage, or injury to persons or property by fire, explosion, or action of the elements. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Fire service classification scale: means the criteria by which a fire service delivery system is evaluated. See
  • Fire service delivery system: means all the equipment, personnel, procedures, and resources which are utilized in the prevention and suppression of fire. See
  • Fire suppression system: means an integrated combination of a fire alarm system and fire suppression equipment that, as a result of predetermined temperature, rate of temperature rise, products of combustion, flame, or human intervention, will discharge a fire extinguishing substance over a fire area, installation of which is required by the bureau under rules promulgated under section 3c. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • 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
  • Firearm: means any weapon which will, is designed to, or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by action of an explosive. See Michigan Laws 324.80314
  • Firearm: means that term as defined in section 1 of 1927 PA 372, MCL 28. See
  • Firearms records: means any form, information, or record required for submission to a government agency under sections 2, 2a, 2b, and 5b, or any form, permit, or license issued by a government agency under this act. See Michigan Laws 324.80314
  • Firefighter: means a member of an organized fire department, including a volunteer member or a member paid on call, who is responsible for, or is in a capacity that includes responsibility for, the extinguishment of fires, the directing of the extinguishment of fires, the prevention and detection of fires, and the enforcement of the general fire laws of this state. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Firefighter: means that term as defined in section 2 of the firefighters training council act, 1966 PA 291, MCL 29. See Michigan Laws 330.1532
  • Firefighter training: means that term as defined in section 2 of the firefighters training council act, 1966 PA 291, MCL 29. See Michigan Laws 330.1532
  • fireworks: means any composition or device, except for a starting pistol, a flare gun, or a flare, designed for the purpose of producing a visible or audible effect by combustion, deflagration, or detonation. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Fireworks safety fund: means the fireworks safety fund created in section 11. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Firm: means a sole proprietorship, partnership, association, or corporation. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Flammable liquid: means a liquid with a flash point below 100 degrees Fahrenheit and a vapor pressure that does not exceed 40 pounds per square inch absolute at 100 degrees Fahrenheit. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • 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 personal representative: means a personal representative appointed by another jurisdiction. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Foreign support order: means a support order of a foreign tribunal. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Forest recreation account: means the forest recreation account of the legacy fund provided for in section 2005. See Michigan Laws 324.2001
  • Forest recreation account: means the forest recreation account of the Michigan conservation and recreation legacy fund provided for in section 2005. See Michigan Laws 324.83101
  • Formal voluntary hospitalization: means hospitalization of an individual based on both of the following:

    (i) The execution of an application for voluntary hospitalization by the individual or by a patient advocate designated under the estates and protected individuals code, 1998 PA 386, MCL 700. See Michigan Laws 330.1400

  • Former employing law enforcement agency: means a law enforcement agency in this state that was the employer of, or that issued an oath of office to, a law enforcement officer licensed under the Michigan commission on law enforcement standards act, 1965 PA 203, MCL 28. See
  • Funds: means the money of a public corporation, the investment of which is not otherwise subject to a public act of this state or bond authorizing ordinance or resolution of a public corporation that permits investment in fewer than all of the investment options listed in subsection (1) or imposes 1 or more conditions upon an investment in an option listed in subsection (1). See Michigan Laws 700.5306a
  • Game and fish protection account: means the game and fish protection account of the legacy fund provided for in section 2010. See Michigan Laws 324.2001
  • General personal representative: means a personal representative other than a special personal representative. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Governing body: means the legislative body, council, commission, board, or other body having legislative powers of a public corporation. See Michigan Laws 700.5306a
  • Governing body: means the board of supervisors 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 county drain commissioner or drainage board of a drainage district, the legislative body of a metropolitan district, the port commission of a port district and, in the case of any other public corporation, the official or official body to whom is designated general governing or legislative powers by law. See Michigan Laws 700.5404
  • Governing body: means the legislative body or the official or official body that exercises the general governing powers of a public corporation, or in the case of this state or an agency of this state, the official body designated by law to issue the obligation to be replaced. See Michigan Laws 700.5408
  • Governing body: means the board, council, or other official body that has general governing powers over a local unit. See Michigan Laws 700.5414
  • Governing body: means any of the following:

    (i) The council, commission, or other entity vested with the legislative power of a village. See Michigan Laws 700.5506

  • Governing body: means any of the following:

    (i) The council, commission, or other entity vested with the legislative power of a village. See Michigan Laws 700.5510

  • Governing entity: means either of the following, as applicable:

    (i) For any public body except a public body described in subparagraph (ii), the governing board of the public body. See

  • Governing instrument: means a deed; will; trust; funeral representative designation; insurance or annuity policy; account with POD designation; security registered in beneficiary form (TOD); pension, profit-sharing, retirement, or similar benefit plan; instrument creating or exercising a power of appointment or a power of attorney; or dispositive, appointive, or nominative instrument of any similar type. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Grade: means the fire protection level which a fire service delivery system achieves on the fire service classification scale. See
  • grantee: may be construed as including every person to whom any such interest or estate passes in like manner. See Michigan Laws 324.30323
  • grantor: may be construed as including every person from or by whom any estate in lands passes in or by any deed. See Michigan Laws 324.30323
  • Guardian: means a person who has qualified as a guardian of a minor or a legally incapacitated individual under a parental or spousal nomination or a court appointment and includes a limited guardian as described in sections 5205, 5206, and 5306. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Hazardous material: means explosives, pyrotechnics, flammable gas, flammable compressed gas, nonflammable compressed gas, flammable liquid, combustible liquid, oxidizing material, poisonous gas, poisonous liquid, irritating material, etiologic material, radioactive material, corrosive material, or liquefied petroleum gas. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Hazardous substance: means a substance defined as hazardous or toxic or otherwise regulated by an environmental law. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Health professional: means an individual licensed or otherwise authorized to engage in a health profession under article 15 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333. See Michigan Laws 700.5412
  • Heir: means , except as controlled by section 2720, a person, including the surviving spouse or the state, that is entitled under the statutes of intestate succession to a decedent's property. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Homestead allowance: means the allowance prescribed in section 2402. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Hospital: means a hospital licensed under part 215 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333. See Michigan Laws 700.5412
  • 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
  • Inactive business operations: means the mere continued holding or renewal of rights to property previously operated for the purpose of generating revenues but not presently deployed for that purpose. See Michigan Laws 700.7112
  • Incapacitated individual: means an individual who is impaired by reason of mental illness, mental deficiency, physical illness or disability, chronic use of drugs, chronic intoxication, or other cause, not including minority, to the extent of lacking sufficient understanding or capacity to make or communicate informed decisions. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • 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
  • Interested person or entity: means an adult relative or friend of the respondent, an official or representative of a public or private agency, corporation, or association concerned with the individual's welfare, or any other person found suitable by the court. See Michigan Laws 700.7410
  • Investment officer: means the treasurer or other person designated by statute or charter of a public corporation to act as the investment officer. See Michigan Laws 700.5306a
  • Investment pool: means a local government investment pool authorized in section 3. See Michigan Laws 700.5414
  • Involuntary mental health treatment: means court-ordered hospitalization, alternative treatment, or combined hospitalization and alternative treatment as described in section 468. See Michigan Laws 330.1400
  • Iran: means any agency or instrumentality of Iran. See Michigan Laws 700.7209
  • Iran linked business: means either of the following:

    (i) A person engaging in investment activities in the energy sector of Iran, including a person that provides oil or liquefied natural gas tankers or products used to construct or maintain pipelines used to transport oil or liquefied natural gas for the energy sector of Iran. See Michigan Laws 700.7209

  • Issue: means an individual's descendant. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Issuing officer: means an officer of a local police or sheriff's department, or a designated officer of the state police. See Michigan Laws 330.1512
  • Issuing state: means the state in which a tribunal issues a support order or a judgment determining parentage of a child. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • 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
  • Law enforcement agency: means an entity of this state or of a local unit of government of this state that employs peace officers. See Michigan Laws 324.2707
  • Law enforcement agency: means an entity that is established and maintained in accordance with the laws of this state and is authorized by the laws of this state to appoint or employ law enforcement officers. See
  • Law enforcement officer: means :

    (i) Except as provided in subparagraph (ii), an individual employed by a law enforcement agency as 1 or more of the following:

    (A) An individual authorized by law, including common law, to prevent and detect crime and enforce the general criminal laws of this state. See

  • law enforcement officer: means that term as defined in section 2 of the commission on law enforcement standards act, 1965 PA 203, MCL 28. See
  • Law enforcement officer: means that term as defined in section 2 of the commission on law enforcement standards act, 1965 PA 203, MCL 28. See Michigan Laws 330.1410
  • Law enforcement training academy: means any of the following:

    (i) An agency basic law enforcement training academy. See

  • Lawyer-guardian ad litem: means an attorney appointed under section 5213 or 5219 who has the powers and duties referenced by and provided in section 5213. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Lease: includes , but is not limited to, an oil, gas, or other mineral lease. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Lease: means a conveyance by the department to a person of a portion of the state's interest in land under specific terms and for valuable consideration, thereby granting to the lessee the possession of that portion conveyed during the period stipulated. See Michigan Laws 324.83101
  • Legacy fund: means the Michigan conservation and recreation legacy fund established in section 40 of article IX of the state constitution of 1963 and provided for in section 2002. See Michigan Laws 324.2001
  • Legally incapacitated individual: means an individual, other than a minor, for whom a guardian is appointed under this act or an individual, other than a minor, who has been adjudged by a court to be an incapacitated individual. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Letters: includes , but is not limited to, letters testamentary, letters of guardianship, letters of administration, and letters of conservatorship. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • License: means documentation of licensure by the commission under this act. See
  • Licensing standards: means the requirements with which a person must comply for licensure as a law enforcement officer under this act. See
  • Licensure: means a determination by the commission that both of the following occurred in compliance with this act and rules promulgated under this act:

    (i) The person to whom the license is issued commenced employment as a law enforcement officer, subject to a written oath of office or other written instrument conferring law enforcement authority. See

  • Line of duty: means either of the following:

    (i) Any action which an officer whose primary function is crime control or reduction, enforcement of the criminal law, or suppression of fires is obligated or authorized by rule, regulations, condition of employment or service, or law to perform, including those social, ceremonial, or athletic functions to which the officer is assigned, or for which the officer is compensated, by the public agency he or she serves. See

  • Local administration: means administration by a personal representative appointed in this state under an appointment proceeding described in article III. See Michigan Laws 700.4101
  • Local corrections officer: means that term as defined in section 2 of the local corrections officers training act, 2003 PA 125, MCL 791. See Michigan Laws 324.80314
  • Local personal representative: includes a personal representative appointed in this state under an appointment proceeding described in article III and excludes a foreign personal representative who acquires the power of a local personal representative under section 4203. See Michigan Laws 700.4101
  • Local unit: means a county, city, village, township, school district, authority, or any other political subdivision organized under the laws of this state. See Michigan Laws 700.5316
  • Local unit: means a county, city, village, township, authority created pursuant to state law or municipal charter, special assessment district, municipal board or commission established under state law or municipal charter, or intergovernmental board, commission, or council established pursuant to the urban cooperation act of 1967, Act No. See Michigan Laws 700.5414
  • Local unit: means any of the following:

    (i) A village. See Michigan Laws 700.5506

  • Local unit: means any of the following:

    (i) A village. See Michigan Laws 700.5510

  • Local unit of government: means a county, city, township, village, school district, the Huron-Clinton metropolitan authority, or any authority composed of counties, cities, townships, villages, or school districts, or any combination thereof, which authority is legally constituted to provide public recreation. See Michigan Laws 324.1901
  • Local unit of government: means a municipality or county. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • Local unit of government: means a city, village, or township. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Low-impact fireworks: means ground and handheld sparkling devices as that phrase is defined under APA standard 87-1, 3. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Marihuana: means that term as defined in section 7106 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333. See Michigan Laws 330.1420
  • Master settlement agreement: means the settlement agreement and related documents entered into on November 23, 1998, and incorporated into a consent decree and final judgment entered into on December 7, 1998, in Kelley Ex Rel. See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • Medical benefit plan: means a plan to provide for the payment of medical, optical, or dental benefits, including, but not limited to, hospital and physician services, prescription drugs, and related benefits. See
  • Mental health professional: means an individual who is trained and experienced in the area of mental illness or developmental disabilities and who is 1 of the following:

    (i) A physician who is licensed to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine and surgery in this state under article 15 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333. See Michigan Laws 700.1106

  • Mental illness: means a substantial disorder of thought or mood that significantly impairs judgment, behavior, capacity to recognize reality, or ability to cope with the ordinary demands of life. See Michigan Laws 330.1400
  • Michigan conservation and recreation legacy fund: means the Michigan conservation and recreation legacy fund established in section 40 of article IX of the state constitution of 1963 and provided for in section 2002. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • Michigan prudent investor rule: means the fiduciary investment and management rule prescribed by part 5 of this article. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Michigan tribal law enforcement officer: means an individual employed as a law enforcement officer by a federally recognized Indian tribe that has trust lands located within this state, subject to a written instrument authorizing the individual to enforce the laws of this state. See
  • Minor: means an individual who is less than 18 years of age. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Minor: means an individual who is less than 18 years of age. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Minor: means an individual 14 or more years of age and less than 18 years of age. See Michigan Laws 700.5412
  • Minor requiring treatment: means either of the following:

    (i) A minor with a substantial disorder of thought or mood that significantly impairs judgment, behavior, capacity to recognize reality, or ability to cope with the ordinary demands of life. See Michigan Laws 700.7201

  • Minor ward: means a minor for whom a guardian is appointed solely because of minority. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Misdemeanor: means a violation of a penal law of this state or violation of a local ordinance substantially corresponding to a violation of a penal law of this state that is not a felony or a violation of an order, rule, or regulation of a state agency that is punishable by imprisonment or a fine that is not a civil fine, or both. See Michigan Laws 324.80314
  • Missing senior or vulnerable adult: means a resident of this state who is 1 of the following:

    (i) At least 60 years of age and is believed to be incapable of returning to his or her residence without assistance and is reported missing by a person familiar with that individual. See

  • Money: means legal tender or a note, draft, certificate of deposit, stock, bond, check, or credit card. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • 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
  • Monument fund: means the Michigan police officers memorial monument fund created in section 3. See Michigan Laws 330.1410
  • Mortgage: means a conveyance, agreement, or arrangement in which property is encumbered or used as security. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Municipality: means a city, village, township, or county. See Michigan Laws 700.3806
  • Municipality: means a city, village, township, or county. See
  • Net proceeds: means the amount of proceeds remaining following each sale of bonds which are not required by the authority to establish and fund reserve or escrow funds or termination or settlement payments under ancillary facilities and to provide the financing costs and other expenses and fees directly related to the authorization and issuance of bonds. See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • NFPA: means the national fire protection association headquartered at 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, Massachusetts. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Noncommercial transportation: means the occasional transportation of personal property by an individual not for compensation or in the furtherance of a commercial enterprise, and transportation not regulated under the motor carrier safety act of 1963, 1963 PA 181, MCL 480. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Nonresident decedent: means a decedent who was domiciled in another jurisdiction at the time of his or her death. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • 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 evidence of indebtedness including, but not limited to, a bond, refunding bond, revenue bond, note, certificate of indebtedness and other like instrument issued by a public corporation, and any coupon representing interest on the obligation. See Michigan Laws 700.5408
  • Obligations: means any evidence of indebtedness, such as bonds, bills, notes, orders, certificates of indebtedness or other like instruments, issued by a public corporation. See Michigan Laws 700.5404
  • 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

  • Obligor: means either of the following:

    (i) A person or entity that has borrowed the proceeds of an obligation from a public corporation and is contractually obligated to make loan repayments sufficient to pay principal of and interest on the obligation. See Michigan Laws 700.5408

  • Off-road vehicle account: means the off-road vehicle account of the legacy fund provided for in section 2015. See Michigan Laws 324.2001
  • Officer: means the village president, clerk, or treasurer, a village trustee, or an appointed person authorized by the council. See
  • officer: means any individual serving a public agency or any authority, district, board, or other entity created in whole or in part by 1 or more cities, counties, villages, or townships, in an official capacity, with or without compensation, as a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or member of a rescue squad or ambulance crew. See
  • Operating expenses: means the reasonable operating expenses of the authority, including without limitation the cost of preparation of accounting and other reports, costs of maintenance of the ratings on the bonds, insurance premiums, and costs of authority meetings or other required activities of the authority, counsel fees, including the fees of the attorney general, and fees and expenses incurred for consultants and fiduciaries and any other costs described in section 4(12). See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • Opioid antagonist: means naloxone hydrochloride or any other similarly acting and equally safe drug approved by the federal food and drug administration for the treatment of drug overdose. See Michigan Laws 324.2707
  • Opioid-related overdose: means a condition, including, but not limited to, extreme physical illness, decreased level of consciousness, respiratory depression, coma, or death, that results from the consumption or use of an opioid or another substance with which an opioid was combined or that a reasonable person would believe to be an opioid-related overdose that requires medical assistance. See Michigan Laws 324.2707
  • Organization: means a corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, or joint venture; governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality; public corporation; or another legal or commercial entity. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Organized fire department: means an organization or department which provides a fire service delivery system within a municipality and is a fire department of a municipality or is a fire service delivery system designated by a municipality pursuant to a contract with that municipality. See
  • Organized fire department: means a department, authority, or other governmental entity that safeguards life and property from damage from explosion, fire, or disaster and that provides fire suppression and other related services in this state. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Organized fire department: means that term as defined in section 2 of the firefighters training council act, 1966 PA 291, MCL 29. See Michigan Laws 330.1532
  • Outstanding: means , when used with respect to bonds, all bonds other than bonds that shall have been paid in full at maturity or that may be considered not outstanding under the applicable authority resolution, trust indenture or trust agreement authorizing the issuance of the bonds and when used with respect to ancillary facilities, all ancillary facilities other than ancillary facilities that have been paid in full or that may be considered not outstanding under such ancillary facilities. See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • Owner: means a person with an ownership interest in property, and includes a trustee, a board of trustees of property, and a person with a freehold interest in property. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Parent: includes , but is not limited to, an individual entitled to take, or who would be entitled to take, as a parent under this act by intestate succession from a child who dies without a will and whose relationship is in question. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Partial guardian: means that term as defined in section 600 of the mental health code, 1974 PA 258, MCL 330. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Partial guardian: means a guardian who possesses fewer than all of the legal rights and powers of a plenary guardian, and whose rights, powers, and duties have been specifically enumerated by court order. See Michigan Laws 700.7410
  • Participant: means a local unit which has entered into a contract with a financial institution and has placed funds in an investment pool managed by that financial institution. See Michigan Laws 700.5316
  • Participant: means a local unit participating in the investment pool. See Michigan Laws 700.5414
  • Participating county: means a county that has been authorized by the county governing body to enter into a contract with another local unit pursuant to section 4. See Michigan Laws 700.5414
  • Patient advocate: means an individual designated to exercise powers concerning another individual's care, custody, and medical or mental health treatment or authorized to make an anatomical gift on behalf of another individual, or both, as provided in section 5506. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Patient advocate designation: means the written document executed and with the effect as described in sections 5506 to 5515. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Paying agent: means any one of the banks or trust companies or other financial institutions where the obligations or interest coupons are made payable. See Michigan Laws 700.5404
  • Paying agent: means either of the following:

    (i) For an obligation that is not registered as to payment of principal by or on behalf of the public corporation that issued the obligation, any bank or trust company designated by the public corporation to make payment of principal of or interest on the obligation. See Michigan Laws 700.5408

  • Peace officer: means , except as otherwise provided in this act, an individual who is employed as a law enforcement officer, as that term is defined under section 2 of the Michigan commission on law enforcement standards act, 1965 PA 203, MCL 28. See Michigan Laws 324.80314
  • Peace officer: means an officer of a law enforcement agency of the state, the federal government, or a county, township, city, or village who is responsible for the prevention and detection of crime and enforcement of the criminal laws of this state, and includes a motor carrier officer appointed under section 6d of 1935 PA 59, MCL 28. See
  • Peace officer: means 1 or more of the following:

    (i) A regularly employed member of a law enforcement agency authorized and established under law, including common law, who is responsible for the prevention and detection of crime and the enforcement of the general criminal laws of this state. See Michigan Laws 324.2707

  • Permanent and total disability: means medically determinable consequences of a catastrophic, line-of-duty injury that permanently prevent a former public safety officer from performing any gainful work. See
  • Permanent building or structure: is a building or structure that is affixed to a foundation on a site that has fixed utility connections and that is intended to remain on the site for more than 180 consecutive calendar days. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • 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 or an organization. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental entity, or other legal entity. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • Person: means an individual, agent, association, charitable organization, company, limited liability company, corporation, labor organization, legal representative, partnership, unincorporated organization, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, limited or general partnership, association, joint venture, limited liability company, or a governmental entity, including this state. See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • Person: means any of the following:

    (i) An individual, corporation, company, limited liability company, business association, partnership, society, trust, or any other nongovernmental entity, organization, or group. See Michigan Laws 700.7209

  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, or voluntary association. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association or other legal entity but does not include an officer of a law enforcement agency or of a fire department, while acting in his official capacity. See Michigan Laws 330.1512
  • Person familiar with the missing senior or vulnerable adult: means a missing senior's or vulnerable adult's guardian, custodian, or guardian ad litem or an individual who provides the missing senior or vulnerable adult with home health aid services, possesses a health care power of attorney for the missing senior or vulnerable adult, has proof that the missing senior or vulnerable adult has a medical condition, or otherwise has information regarding the missing senior or vulnerable adult. See
  • Person in loco parentis: means an individual who is not the parent or guardian of a child or minor but who has legal custody of the child or minor and is providing support and care for the child or minor. See Michigan Laws 700.5412
  • Person in loco parentis: means a person who is not the parent or guardian of a minor, but who has either legal custody of a minor or physical custody of a minor and is providing support and care for the minor. See Michigan Laws 700.7202
  • person requiring treatment: means (a), (b), (c), or (d):

    (a) An individual who has mental illness, and who as a result of that mental illness can reasonably be expected within the near future to intentionally or unintentionally seriously physically injure himself, herself, or another individual, and who has engaged in an act or acts or made significant threats that are substantially supportive of the expectation. See Michigan Laws 330.1401

  • Personal representative: includes , but is not limited to, an executor, administrator, successor personal representative, and special personal representative, and any other person, other than a trustee of a trust subject to article VII, who performs substantially the same function under the law governing that person's status. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Petition: means a written request to the court for an order after notice. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Petitioner: means a person that institutes a proceeding under section 281a. See Michigan Laws 700.5412
  • Physician orders for scope of treatment form: means that term as defined in section 5674 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Pipeline: means a pipeline that conveys a flammable liquid from a crude petroleum wellhead collection site to a refinery or terminal or from a refinery to a terminal. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Pistol: means a loaded or unloaded firearm that is 26 inches or less in length, or a loaded or unloaded firearm that by its construction and appearance conceals it as a firearm. See Michigan Laws 324.80314
  • Place of public assemblage: means a room or other space in a building if the room or other space can accommodate 50 or more individuals, including connected rooms and spaces that share a common means of entrance and egress. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Plenary guardian: means that term as defined in section 600 of the mental health code, 1974 PA 258, MCL 330. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Plenary guardian: means a guardian who possesses the legal rights and powers of a full guardian of the person, or of the estate, or both. See Michigan Laws 700.7410
  • Power of withdrawal: means a presently exercisable general power of appointment other than a power that is either of the following:

    (i) Exercisable by a trustee and limited by an ascertainable standard. See Michigan Laws 700.7103

  • Preadmission screening unit: means a service component of a community mental health services program established under section 409. See Michigan Laws 330.1400
  • Premises: means a lot or parcel of land, exclusive of buildings, and includes a parking lot, tourist camp, trailer camp, airport, stockyard, junkyard, wharf, pier, and any other place or enclosure. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Private facility: means an adult foster care facility operated under contract with a community mental health services program or on a private pay basis that agrees to do both of the following:

    (i) Accept the judicial admission of an individual with developmental disability. See Michigan Laws 330.1500

  • Proceeding: includes an application and a petition, and may be an action at law or a suit in equity. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Professional conservator: means a person that provides conservatorship services for a fee. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Professional guardian: means a person that provides guardianship services for a fee. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Program: means a permit program or regulatory program administered by the department under this act. See Michigan Laws 324.2701
  • Program: means a hospital, clinic, organization, or health professional licensed under part 62 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333. See Michigan Laws 700.5412
  • Property: means anything that may be the subject of ownership, and includes both real and personal property or an interest in real or personal property. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Protected individual: means a minor or other individual for whom a conservator has been appointed or other protective order has been made as provided in part 4 of article V. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Protective proceeding: means a proceeding under the provisions of part 4 of article V. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Public body: means either of the following, within this state:

    (i) A multicounty metropolitan district authorized and established pursuant to state law by 2 or more counties with a combined population of not less than 3,000,000, for the purpose of cooperative planning, promoting, acquiring, constructing, owning, developing, maintaining, or operating parks. See

  • Public corporation: means a county, city, village, township, port district, drainage district, special assessment district, or metropolitan district of this state, or a board, commission, or another authority or agency created by or under an act of the legislature of this state. See Michigan Laws 700.5306a
  • Public corporation: means any county, city, village, township, charter township, school district, community college district, port district, metropolitan district, drainage district, the state or any officer, agency, commission or department thereof, or any other public or governmental authority or agency within the state with the power to issue obligations. See Michigan Laws 700.5404
  • Public corporation: means a body corporate organized pursuant to the laws of this state to carry out a public governmental or proprietary function, including, but not limited to, this state, an agency of this state, or a school district, intermediate school district, city, village, township, county, district, commission, authority, university, college, or any combination of these, which is a corporate entity. See Michigan Laws 700.5408
  • Public entity: means this state or an agency or authority of this state, school district, community college district, intermediate school district, city, village, township, county, public authority, or public airport authority. See Michigan Laws 700.7209
  • public threat: means a clear, present, persistent, ongoing, and random threat to public safety. See
  • Purchaser: means a person who receives a pistol from another person by purchase or gift. See Michigan Laws 324.80314
  • Qualified retired law enforcement officer: means that term as defined in 18 USC 926C(c). See
  • Qualified trust beneficiary: means a trust beneficiary to whom 1 or more of the following apply on the date the trust beneficiary's qualification is determined:

    (i) The trust beneficiary is a distributee or permissible distributee of trust income or principal. See Michigan Laws 700.7103

  • Qualifying statute: means that term as defined in the master settlement agreement, which is 1999 PA 244, MCL 445. See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • Quorum: means , except as otherwise defined, 1 of the following:

    (i) Three council members, if the village has adopted an ordinance reducing the number of trustees under chapter II. See

  • Reciprocating jurisdiction: means a state of the United States of America, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory or possession of the United States of America that has enacted a law identical to this part or provides access to its courts and administrative agencies that is substantially equivalent to the access provided in this part. See Michigan Laws 324.1801
  • Recreation improvement account: means the recreation improvement account of the legacy fund provided for in section 2020. See Michigan Laws 324.2001
  • Recreation passport fee: means a state park and state-operated public boating access site recreation passport fee paid under section 805 of the Michigan vehicle code, 1949 PA 300, MCL 257. See Michigan Laws 324.2001
  • Registering entity: means a person who originates or transfers a security title by registration, and includes a broker maintaining security accounts for customers and a transfer agent or other person acting for or as an issuer of securities. See Michigan Laws 700.6301
  • Registering tribunal: means a tribunal in which a support order or judgment determining parentage of a child is registered. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Release: means the transfer of an individual who is subject to an order of combined hospitalization and alternative treatment from 1 treatment program to another in accordance with his or her individual plan of services. See Michigan Laws 330.1400
  • Remote control terminal: means a terminal where filling an aboveground liquid storage tank with a flammable liquid is controlled at a remote location by the individual who conveyed the flammable liquid to the terminal. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Replacement obligation: means an obligation and any coupon representing interest in connection with the obligation issued under this act. See Michigan Laws 700.5408
  • reserve officer: means , except as otherwise provided in this act, an individual authorized on a voluntary or irregular basis by a duly authorized police agency of this state or a political subdivision of this state to act as a law enforcement officer, who is responsible for the preservation of the peace, the prevention and detection of crime, and the enforcement of the general criminal laws of this state, and who is otherwise eligible to possess a firearm under this act. See Michigan Laws 324.80314
  • Resident creditor: means a person domiciled or doing business in this state that is, or could be, a claimant against a nonresident decedent's estate. See Michigan Laws 700.4101
  • Residual interests: means 1 or more of the following as provided in any sale agreement:

    (i) The unencumbered tobacco revenues. See Michigan Laws 700.6303

  • Respondent: means an individual alleged in a petition filed under section 281a to be an individual who has a substance use disorder and who may be ordered under section 281b or 281c to undergo involuntary treatment. See Michigan Laws 700.5412
  • Respondent: means the individual who is the subject of a petition for guardianship filed under this chapter. See Michigan Laws 700.7410
  • Responding tribunal: means the authorized tribunal in a responding state or foreign country. See Michigan Laws 552.2102
  • Retail location: means a facility listed under NFPA 1124, 7. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Retailer: means a person who sells consumer fireworks or low-impact fireworks for resale to an individual for ultimate use. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Retired federal law enforcement officer: means an individual who was an officer or agent employed by a law enforcement agency of the United States government whose primary responsibility was enforcing laws of the United States, who was required to carry a firearm in the course of his or her duties as a law enforcement officer, and who retired in good standing from his or her employment as a federal law enforcement officer. See Michigan Laws 324.80314
  • retired law enforcement officer: means an individual who was a police officer or law enforcement officer who was licensed or certified as described in the Michigan commission on law enforcement standards act, 1965 PA 203, MCL 28. See Michigan Laws 324.80314
  • Roundtable: means the agriculture and rural communities roundtable convened under section 2303. See Michigan Laws 324.2301
  • Rule: means a rule promulgated pursuant to the administrative procedures act of 1969, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • Rule: means that term as defined in section 7 of the administrative procedures act of 1969, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Rule: means a rule promulgated under the administrative procedures act of 1969, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24. See
  • Rural county: means a county with a population of less than 70,000. See Michigan Laws 324.2301
  • Sale agreement: means any agreement authorized under this act in which this state provides for the sale of all or a portion of the state's tobacco receipts under section 8. See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • Scrutinized company: means , except for a company described in subdivision (i), and for a social development company or a company that only meets the criteria of this subdivision because an independently owned franchisee of that company is a scrutinized company, any company that has business operations that involve contracts with or provision of supplies or services to a state sponsor of terror; companies in which a state sponsor of terror has any direct or indirect equity share, consortiums, or projects commissioned by a state sponsor of terror; or companies involved in consortiums and projects commissioned by a state sponsor of terror and 1 or more of the following:

    (i) More than 10% of the company's total revenues or assets are directly invested in or earned from or significantly contributed to a state sponsor of terror and the company has failed to take substantial action. See Michigan Laws 700.7112

  • 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

  • Security: includes , but is not limited to, a note, stock, treasury stock, bond, debenture, evidence of indebtedness, certificate of interest or participation in an oil, gas, or mining title or lease or in payments out of production under such a title or lease, collateral trust certificate, transferable share, voting trust certificate, or interest in a regulated investment company or other entity generally referred to as a mutual fund or, in general, an interest or instrument commonly known as a security, or a certificate of interest or participation for, a temporary or interim certificate, receipt, or certificate of deposit for, or any warrant or right to subscribe to or purchase any of the items listed in this subdivision. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Security: means an evidence of debt such as a bond, note, contract, obligation, refunding obligation, certificate of indebtedness, or other similar instrument issued by an agency, which pledges payment of the debt by the agency from an identified source of revenue. See Michigan Laws 700.5424
  • Security: means a share, participation, or other interest in property, in a business, or in an obligation of an enterprise or other issuer, and includes a certificated security, uncertificated security, and security account. See Michigan Laws 700.6301
  • Seller: means a person who sells or gives a pistol to another person. See Michigan Laws 324.80314
  • Serious impairment of a body function: means that term as defined in section 58c of the Michigan vehicle code, 1949 PA 300, MCL 257. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Serious violation: means a violation of this act, an order issued under this act, or a rule promulgated or adopted by reference under this act for which a substantial probability exists that death or serious impairment of a body function to a person other than the violator may result unless the violator did not and could not, with the exercise of reasonable diligence, know of the presence of the violation. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Settlement: means , in reference to a decedent's estate, the full process of administration, distribution, and closing. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Settlor: means a person, including a testator or a trustee, who creates a trust. See Michigan Laws 700.7103
  • 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
  • Snowmobile account: means the snowmobile account of the legacy fund provided for in section 2025. See Michigan Laws 324.2001
  • Special effects: means a combination of chemical elements or chemical compounds capable of burning independently of the oxygen of the atmosphere and designed and intended to produce an audible, visual, mechanical, or thermal effect as an integral part of a motion picture, radio, television, theatrical, or opera production or live entertainment. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • Special personal representative: means a personal representative as described by sections 3614 to 3618. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Spendthrift provision: means a term of a trust that restrains either the voluntary or involuntary transfer of a trust beneficiary's interest. See Michigan Laws 700.7103
  • Standing committees: means the committees of the senate and house of representatives with primary responsibility for agriculture. See Michigan Laws 324.2301
  • 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, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • State court judge: means a judge of the district court, circuit court, probate court, or court of appeals or justice of the supreme court of this state who is serving either by election or appointment. See Michigan Laws 324.80314
  • State court retired judge: means a judge or justice described in subdivision (q) who is retired, or a retired judge of the recorders court. See Michigan Laws 324.80314
  • State fire marshal: means the state fire marshal appointed under section 1b of the fire prevention code, 1941 PA 207, MCL 29. See Michigan Laws 324.1908
  • State fire marshal: means the individual appointed by the director under section 1b. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • State forest: means those lands designated as state forests by the department. See Michigan Laws 324.83101
  • State park improvement account: means the state park improvement account of the legacy fund provided for in section 2030. See Michigan Laws 324.2001
  • State sponsor of terror: means , subject to section 10 as to applicability, any country determined by the United States secretary of state to have repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism. See Michigan Laws 700.7112
  • State treasurer: means the state treasurer of this state or his or her designee who shall be designated by a written instrument signed by the state treasurer and maintained in a permanent file and whose signature shall have the same force and effect as the signature of the state treasurer for all purposes under this act. See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • Subject of a petition: means an individual regarding whom a petition has been filed with the court asserting that the individual is or is not a person requiring treatment or for whom an objection to involuntary mental health treatment has been made under section 484. See Michigan Laws 330.1400
  • Successor: means a person, other than a creditor, who is entitled to property of a decedent under the decedent's will or this act. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Successor personal representative: means a personal representative, other than a special personal representative, who is appointed to succeed a previously appointed personal representative. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Suitable for hospitalization: means a determination concerning a minor that all of the following criteria are met:

    (i) The minor is a minor requiring treatment. See Michigan Laws 700.7202

  • Supervised administration: means the proceedings described in part 5 of article III. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • 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
  • Support provision: means a provision in a trust that provides the trustee shall distribute income or principal or both for the health, education, support, or maintenance of a trust beneficiary, or language of similar import. See Michigan Laws 700.7103
  • Surplus funds: means money which belongs to or is under the control of the local unit and is available for investment, not being required by law or agreement with bondholders to be segregated and invested in a specified manner. See Michigan Laws 700.5316
  • Surviving spouse: means the husband or wife of the deceased officer at the time of the officer's death, and includes a spouse living apart from the officer at the time of the officer's death for any reason. See
  • Survivor: means any of the following:

    (i) A spouse of a law enforcement officer killed on duty. See Michigan Laws 330.1410

  • Terminal: means a location where an aboveground liquid storage tank containing a flammable liquid is located. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • terms of the trust: means the manifestation of the settlor's intent regarding a trust's provisions as expressed in the trust instrument or as may be established by other evidence that would be admissible in a judicial proceeding. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Testacy proceeding: means a proceeding to establish a will or determine intestacy. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Testator: includes an individual of either gender. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • THC: means delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol acid. See Michigan Laws 330.1420
  • 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
  • Trust: includes , but is not limited to, an express trust, private or charitable, with additions to the trust, wherever and however created. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Trust beneficiary: means a person to whom 1 or both of the following apply:

    (i) The person has a present or future beneficial interest in a trust, vested or contingent. See Michigan Laws 700.7103

  • Trust fund: means the Michigan natural resources trust fund established in section 35 of article IX of the state constitution of 1963. See Michigan Laws 324.1901
  • Trust instrument: means a governing instrument that contains the terms of the trust, including any amendment to a term of the trust. See Michigan Laws 700.7103
  • Trust protector: means a person or committee of persons appointed pursuant to the terms of the trust who has the power to direct certain actions with respect to the trust. See Michigan Laws 700.7103
  • Trustee: includes an original, additional, or successor trustee, whether or not appointed or confirmed by the court. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • trustee of a trust created by will: includes a trustee to whom property is transferred by will to the extent of the devised property. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • TSRs: means the portion, which may include any or all, of this state's tobacco receipts sold to the authority under this act and any sale agreement. See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • Unattended terminal: means a terminal, other than a remote control terminal or an attended terminal, where an individual knowledgeable in the aboveground liquid storage tank filling operation is only in attendance during a portion of the time when a flammable liquid is being delivered or the individual's primary responsibility is a function other than supervising the storage tank filling operation. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Uniform commercial code: means the uniform commercial code, 1962 PA 174, MCL 440. See Michigan Laws 700.6303
  • United States: shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 324.51501
  • Vehicle: means a tank vehicle or bulk transportation vehicle, excluding the tractor of a tank vehicle or bulk transportation vehicle. See Michigan Laws 330.1426
  • Ward: means an individual for whom a guardian is appointed. See Michigan Laws 700.1108
  • Watercraft: means a contrivance used or designed for navigation on water, including a vessel, boat, motor vessel, steam vessel, vessel operated by machinery either permanently or temporarily affixed, scow, tugboat, or any marine equipment that is capable of carrying passengers, except a ferry. See Michigan Laws 324.80301
  • Waterways account: means the waterways account of the legacy fund provided for in section 2035. See Michigan Laws 324.2001
  • Wholesaler: means any person who sells consumer fireworks or low-impact fireworks to a retailer or any other person for resale. See Michigan Laws 324.1908