Act No. 44

Public Acts of 2022

Approved by the Governor

March 23, 2022

Filed with the Secretary of State

March 23, 2022

EFFECTIVE DATE:† March 23, 2022










state of michigan

101st Legislature

Regular session of 2022

Introduced by Reps. Hornberger, Whiteford, Hammoud, Aiyash, Yaroch and Cavanagh


AN ACT to amend 1978 PA 368, entitled ďAn act to protect and promote the public health; to codify, revise, consolidate, classify, and add to the laws relating to public health; to provide for the prevention and control of diseases and disabilities; to provide for the classification, administration, regulation, financing, and maintenance of personal, environmental, and other health services and activities; to create or continue, and prescribe the powers and duties of, departments, boards, commissions, councils, committees, task forces, and other agencies; to prescribe the powers and duties of governmental entities and officials; to regulate occupations, facilities, and agencies affecting the public health; to regulate health maintenance organizations and certain third party administrators and insurers; to provide for the imposition of a regulatory fee; to provide for the levy of taxes against certain health facilities or agencies; to promote the efficient and economical delivery of health care services, to provide for the appropriate utilization of health care facilities and services, and to provide for the closure of hospitals or consolidation of hospitals or services; to provide for the collection and use of data and information; to provide for the transfer of property; to provide certain immunity from liability; to regulate and prohibit the sale and offering for sale of drug paraphernalia under certain circumstances; to provide for the implementation of federal law; to provide for penalties and remedies; to provide for sanctions for violations of this act and local ordinances; to provide for an appropriation and supplements; to repeal certain acts and parts of acts; to repeal certain parts of this act; and to repeal certain parts of this act on specific dates,Ē (MCL 333.1101 to 333.25211) by adding section 21535.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Sec. 21535. A hospital shall make available to the public the nonopioid directive form developed under section 9145 on the hospitalís internet website.

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Clerk of the House of Representatives


Secretary of the Senate