SKILLED TRADES REGULATION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 407 of 2016
339.5103 Definitions; A to D.
As used in this act:
(a) "Administrative procedures act of 1969" means the administrative procedures act of 1969, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24.201 to 24.328.
(b) "Armed forces" means the United States Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard or other military force designated by Congress as a part of the armed forces of the United States.
(c) "Board" means, in each article of this act that is related to a specific occupation or occupations, the board that is created in that article and composed principally of members of the regulated occupation or occupations, or the commission or other agency that is defined in or designated as the board for purposes of that article. In this article, "board" means any board created or agency designated as a board under any other article of this act.
(d) "Board files" means the records, memoranda, opinions, minutes, and similar written materials that were formerly in the physical possession and control of a board abolished by this act and the records, memoranda, opinions, minutes, and similar written materials of a board created under this act.
(e) "Censure" means an expression of disapproval of a licensee's or registrant's professional conduct, whether or not the conduct is a violation of this act or a rule promulgated or an order issued under this act.
(f) "Charitable organization" means a not-for-profit tax-exempt religious, educational, or humane organization.
(g) "Citation" means that term as described in section 537.
(h) "Competence" means a degree of expertise that enables an individual to engage in an occupation at a level that meets or exceeds minimal standards of acceptable practice for the occupation.
(i) "Complaint" means an oral or written grievance.
(j) "Completed application" means an application that is complete on its face and submitted with any applicable licensing or permit fees and any other information, records, approval, security, or similar item required by law or rule from a local unit of government, a federal agency, or a private entity but not from another department or agency of this state.
(k) "Contested case hearing" means a hearing under chapter 4 of the administrative procedures act of 1969, MCL 24.271 to 24.287, as authorized under chapter 5 of the administrative procedures act of 1969, MCL 24.291 to 24.292.
(l) "Department" means the department of licensing and regulatory affairs.
(m) "Director" means the director of the department of licensing and regulatory affairs or his or her authorized representative.
(n) "Disability" means an infirmity that prevents a board member from performing a duty assigned to the board member.
History: 2016, Act 407, Eff. Apr. 4, 2017
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