MCL - Act 285 of 1965


Act 285 of 1965

AN ACT to license and regulate professional investigators; to provide for certain powers and duties for certain state agencies and local officials; to provide for the imposition for certain fees; to protect the general public against unauthorized, unlicensed and unethical operations by professional investigators; to provide for immunity for certain persons under certain circumstances; to provide for penalties and remedies; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

History: 1965, Act 285, Imd. Eff. July 22, 1965 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 474, Eff. Oct. 1, 2002 ;-- Am. 2008, Act 146, Imd. Eff. May 28, 2008

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 338.821 Section Short title.
Section 338.822 Section Definitions.
Section 338.823 Section License required; investigation of prohibited activities; civil or criminal action; violation; penalty.
Section 338.824 Section Exemptions from act.
Section 338.825 Section License; issuance, duration.
Section 338.826 Section License; qualifications; reciprocal agreements.
Section 338.827 Section Application for license; notarized statement as to qualifications; investigation of applicant.
Section 338.828 Section Application for license by corporation; contents; copy of incorporation certificate.
Section 338.829 Section License; conditions of issuance; fee; duration; suspension or revocation; bonds; branch office; filing completed application; issuance of license within certain time period; report; “completed application” defined.
Section 338.830 Section License; suspension or revocation; grounds; additional sanctions; surrendering license and identification card; noncompliance as misdemeanor.
Section 338.831 Section License fee; refund; conditions.
Section 338.832 Section License; posting.
Section 338.833 Section Reporting name or location change in agency; new license.
Section 338.834 Section Identification card; issuance; form and contents; maintenance, custody, and control; duplicates.
Section 338.835 Section Nonassignability of license.
Section 338.836 Section Display of unauthorized badge, shield, identification card, or license; violation; penalties.
Section 338.837 Section Licensees; employment of assistants; records; false statements; fingerprints.
Section 338.838 Section Hiring of person convicted of certain felonies or misdemeanors prohibited; refusal to surrender license or identification card.
Section 338.839 Section Carrying deadly weapon; license required.
Section 338.840 Section Divulging of information; willful sale of or furnishing false information; penalty; privileged communications; notice and hearing.
Section 338.841 Section Violation of act; report of conviction by prosecuting attorney.
Section 338.842 Section Advertising; contents; discontinuing misleading advertising; notice.
Section 338.843 Section Trade names; approval by department.
Section 338.844 Section Record of business transaction and reports; retention.
Section 338.845 Section Investigation of applicants; complaints; subpoenas; fees; failure to obey; penalty; testimony under oath.
Section 338.846 Section License; renewal; fee; bond.
Section 338.847 Section Death of licensee; carrying on business; notice to department; sale of business.
Section 338.848 Section Employment of agents; rules.
Section 338.849 Section Application of act as to license applications and renewals.
Section 338.850 Section Repeals.
Section 338.851 Section Violation; penalty.