§ 445.2501 Short title
§ 445.2502 Definitions
§ 445.2503 Unsolicited commercial e-mail; requirements
§ 445.2504 Unsolicited commercial e-mail; prohibited conduct; policies and records
§ 445.2505 Selling, giving, or distributing software; restrictions
§ 445.2506 Notice of requirements; dispute resolution process
§ 445.2507 Violation; penalty; separate violations; evidence; defense
§ 445.2508 Civil action; recovery; costs and attorney fees

Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapter 445 > Act 42 of 2003 - Unsolicited Commercial E-Mail Protection Act

  • Child placing agency: means that term as defined in section 1 of 1973 PA 116, MCL 722. See Michigan Laws 712.1
  • Commercial e-mail: means an electronic message, file, data, or other information promoting the sale, lease, or exchange of goods, services, real property, or any other thing of value that is transmitted between 2 or more computers, computer networks, or electronic terminals or within a computer network. See Michigan Laws 445.2502
  • Computer network: means 2 or more computers that are, directly or indirectly, interconnected to exchange electronic messages, files, data, or other information. See Michigan Laws 445.2502
  • 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.
  • Court: means the family division of circuit court. See Michigan Laws 712.1
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the department of human services. See Michigan Laws 712.1
  • E-mail address: means a destination, commonly expressed as a string of characters, to which e-mail may be sent or delivered. See Michigan Laws 445.2502
  • E-mail service provider: means a person that is an intermediary in the transmission of e-mail or provides to end users of e-mail service the ability to send and receive e-mail. See Michigan Laws 445.2502
  • Emergency service provider: means a uniformed or otherwise identified employee or contractor of a fire department, hospital, or police station when that individual is inside the premises and on duty. See Michigan Laws 712.1
  • 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.
  • Gross negligence: means conduct so reckless as to demonstrate a substantial lack of concern for whether an injury results. See Michigan Laws 712.1
  • Hospital: means a hospital that is licensed under article 17 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333. See Michigan Laws 712.1
  • Internet domain name: means a globally unique, hierarchical reference to an internet host or service, assigned through centralized internet authorities, comprising a series of character strings separated by periods, with the right-most string specifying the top of the hierarchy. See Michigan Laws 445.2502
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lawyer-guardian ad litem: means an attorney appointed under section 2 of this chapter. See Michigan Laws 712.1
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Newborn: means a child who a physician reasonably believes to be not more than 72 hours old. See Michigan Laws 712.1
  • 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, corporation, partnership, association, governmental entity, or any other legal entity. See Michigan Laws 445.2502
  • Police station: means that term as defined in section 43 of the Michigan vehicle code, 1949 PA 300, MCL 257. See Michigan Laws 712.1
  • Preexisting business relationship: means a relationship existing before the receipt of an e-mail formed voluntarily by the recipient with another person by means of an inquiry, application, purchase, or use of a product or service of the person sending the e-mail. See Michigan Laws 445.2502
  • Preplacement assessment: means an assessment of a prospective adoptive parent as described in section 23f of chapter X. See Michigan Laws 712.1
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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
  • Surrender: means to leave a newborn with an emergency service provider without expressing an intent to return for the newborn. See Michigan Laws 712.1
  • Unsolicited: means without the recipient's express permission. See Michigan Laws 445.2502