§ 493.101 Definitions
§ 493.102 Credit card arrangement; license required; terms and conditions
§ 493.103 Application for license; oath; form; contents; fees; net worth requirements; rules
§ 493.104 Investigation; finding; issuance of license; refusal to issue license; expiration of license
§ 493.105 Duties of commissioner upon refusal to issue license
§ 493.106 Suspension, revocation, or refusal to renew license; notice; grounds; surrender of license; duration of license; reinstatement or issuance of new license; preexisting lawful contracts
§ 493.107 Investigations and examination of books, accounts, records, and files; electronic data processing not prohibited; establishment of annual fee schedule; fees nonrefundable; penalty; disposition and use
§ 493.108 Subpoena of witnesses and evidence; oaths and affirmations; noncompliance; order; contempt
§ 493.109 Books, accounts, and records; maintenance, preservation, and availability; audit; cost
§ 493.110 Maximum interest; computation; fee; offer of loan or credit in connection with other accounts, services, or similar agreements; prohibited conditions
§ 493.111 Truth in lending act; disclosures, information, and notices; applicability
§ 493.112 Wilful and intentional violation as misdemeanor; conduct barring recovery and entitling consumer to attorney fees and court costs; authorized actions
§ 493.113 Rules
§ 493.114 Exemptions; credit card or charge card issued prior to effective date of act

Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapter 493 > Act 379 of 1984

  • charge card: means any card or device issued by a licensee under a credit card arrangement which arrangement gives to a cardholder the privilege of obtaining credit from the card issuer or any other person in purchasing or leasing property or services, obtaining credit or loans, or otherwise. See Michigan Laws 493.101
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the financial institutions bureau of the department of commerce and authorized representatives of the commissioner. See Michigan Laws 493.101
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Credit card arrangement: means an unsecured loan or unsecured extension of credit made to the holder of a credit card or charge card which loan or extension of credit is accessed in connection with a credit card or charge card authorized by this act. See Michigan Laws 493.101
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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.
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under this act. See Michigan Laws 493.101
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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 8.3j
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • 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, or other legal entity. See Michigan Laws 493.101
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • 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.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Truth in lending act: means title I of the consumer credit protection act, Public Law 90-321, 15 U. See Michigan Laws 493.101