§ 750.462a Definitions
§ 750.462b Forced labor or services; prohibition
§ 750.462c Holding individual in debt bondage
§ 750.462d Prohibited conduct
§ 750.462e Forced labor or services; prohibited conduct as it relates to age of minor
§ 750.462f Violation of MCL 750.462b, 750.462c, and 750.462d; violation of MCL 750.462e; attempting, conspiring, or soliciting another to violate chapter; violation of law arising out of same transaction; consec
§ 750.462g Testimony of victim; admissibility of expert testimony as to human trafficking victim’s behavior
§ 750.462h Relevancy of resistance or lack of resistance

Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapter 750 > Act 328 of 1931 > Chapter LXVIIA

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bodily injury: means any physical injury. See Michigan Laws 750.462a
  • Coercion: includes , but is not limited to, any of the following:

    (i) Threatening to harm or physically restrain any individual or the creation of any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause an individual to believe that failure to perform an act would result in psychological, reputational, or financial harm to, or physical restraint of, any individual. See Michigan Laws 750.462a

  • Commercial sexual activity: means 1 or more of the following for which anything of value is given or received by any person:

    (i) An act of sexual penetration or sexual contact as those terms are defined in section 520a. See Michigan Laws 750.462a

  • 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.
  • Debt bondage: includes , but is not limited to, the status or condition of a debt arising from a pledge by the debtor of his or her personal services or those of an individual under his or her control as a security for a debt, if the value of those services as reasonably assessed is not applied toward the liquidation of the debt or the length and nature of those services are not specifically limited and defined. See Michigan Laws 750.462a
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • 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.
  • felony: when used in this act, shall be construed to mean an offense for which the offender, on conviction may be punished by death, or by imprisonment in state prison. See Michigan Laws 750.7
  • Financial harm: means any of the following:

    (i) Conduct prohibited under section 1 of 1968 PA 259, MCL 438. See Michigan Laws 750.462a

  • Force: includes , but is not limited to, physical violence or threat of physical violence or actual physical restraint or confinement or threat of actual physical restraint or confinement without regard to whether injury occurs. See Michigan Laws 750.462a
  • Forced labor or services: means labor or services that are obtained or maintained by force, fraud, or coercion. See Michigan Laws 750.462a
  • Fraud: includes , but is not limited to, a false or deceptive offer of employment or marriage. See Michigan Laws 750.462a
  • Labor: means work of economic or financial value. See Michigan Laws 750.462a
  • 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
  • Minor: means an individual under 18 years of age. See Michigan Laws 750.462a
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, as well as to individuals. See Michigan Laws 8.3l
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • seal: shall be construed to include any of the following:

    (a) The impression of the seal on the paper alone. See Michigan Laws 8.3n

  • Serious bodily injury: means any physical injury requiring medical treatment, regardless of whether the victim seeks medical treatment. See Michigan Laws 750.462a
  • Services: means an ongoing relationship between a person and an individual in which the individual performs activities under the supervision of or for the benefit of the person, including, but not limited to, commercial sexual activity and sexually explicit performances. See Michigan Laws 750.462a
  • 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
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • United States: shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 8.3o