§ 750.145m Definitions
§ 750.145n Vulnerable adult abuse; first degree; second degree; third degree; fourth degree; authority to prevent vulnerable adult from being harmed or harming others not prohibited; applicability of section to
§ 750.145o Violation of act by operator or employee of unlicensed facility; violation as felony; penalty
§ 750.145p Caregiver, other person with authority over vulnerable adult, or licensee; certain conduct as misdemeanor; penalty; certain disciplinary action not precluded by subsection (3); certain conduct as felo
§ 750.145q Violation of other applicable laws
§ 750.145r Sentence to perform community service

Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapter 750 > Act 328 of 1931 > Chapter XXA - Vulnerable Adults

  • Adult foster care facility: means that term as defined in section 3 of the adult foster care facility licensing act, MCL 400. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • Adult foster care facility licensing act: means 1979 PA 218, MCL 400. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • Caregiver: means an individual who directly cares for or has physical custody of a vulnerable adult. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • commission: means the public trust commission as hereinbefore created. See Michigan Laws 451.302
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • depositary: shall include all persons who propose to act, or who are now acting, in connection with a protective committee for the purpose of accepting securities for deposit under and/or consents to a protective committee agreement. See Michigan Laws 451.302
  • Developmental disability: means that term as defined in section 500 of the mental health code, MCL 330. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • 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.
  • Facility: means an adult foster care facility, a home for the aged, or a nursing home. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • 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
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Home for the aged: means that term as defined in section 20106 of the public health code, MCL 333. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • Licensee: means that term as defined in section 5 of the adult foster care facility licensing act, MCL 400. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • Mental health code: means 1974 PA 258, MCL 330. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • Mental illness: means that term as defined in section 400 of the mental health code, MCL 330. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • 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
  • Nursing home: means that term as defined in section 20109 of the public health code, MCL 333. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • Other person with authority over a vulnerable adult: includes , but is not limited to, a person with authority over a vulnerable adult in that part of a hospital that is a hospital long-term care unit, but does not include a person with authority over a vulnerable adult in that part of a hospital that is not a hospital long-term care unit. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, as well as to individuals. See Michigan Laws 8.3l
  • Personal care: means assistance with eating, dressing, personal hygiene, grooming, or maintenance of a medication schedule as directed and supervised by a vulnerable adult's physician. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • persons: shall include natural persons, corporations, partnerships, associations, companies, and syndicates. See Michigan Laws 451.302
  • Physical harm: means any injury to a vulnerable adult's physical condition. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • protective committee: shall include all persons who propose or purport to act, or who are now acting, for and in behalf of others and/or themselves with respect to a security and/or for the purpose of protecting and preserving the common interests of the holders or owners of the particular security. See Michigan Laws 451.302
  • Public health code: means 1978 PA 368, MCL 333. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • Reckless act or reckless failure to act: means conduct that demonstrates a deliberate disregard of the likelihood that the natural tendency of the act or failure to act is to cause physical harm, serious physical harm, or serious mental harm. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • Resident: means an individual who resides in a facility. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • securities: shall include bonds, notes, debentures, and any other instrument of like character used to evidence indebtedness. See Michigan Laws 451.302
  • Serious mental harm: means a mental injury that results in a substantial alteration of mental functioning that is manifested in a visibly demonstrable manner. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • Serious physical harm: means a physical injury that threatens the life of a vulnerable adult, that causes substantial bodily disfigurement, or that seriously impairs the functioning or well-being of the vulnerable adult. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • Social welfare act: means 1939 PA 280, MCL 400. See Michigan Laws 750.145m
  • solicitor: shall include all persons who procure or solicit directly or indirectly, or who are now procuring or soliciting directly or indirectly the deposit of securities with a depositary under a protective committee agreement or similar instrument and/or who procure or solicit directly or indirectly, or who are now procuring or soliciting directly or indirectly, the consent of holders or owners of securities to a protective committee agreement or similar instrument. See Michigan Laws 451.302
  • 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.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Vulnerable adult: means 1 or more of the following:
  (i) An individual age 18 or over who, because of age, developmental disability, mental illness, or physical disability requires supervision or personal care or lacks the personal and social skills required to live independently. See Michigan Laws 750.145m