MCL - Section 338.41

Act 381 of 1974

338.41 Definitions.

Sec. 1.

    (1) The phrase "good moral character", when used as a requirement for an occupational or professional license or when used as a requirement to establish or operate an organization or facility regulated by this state in a statute of this state or administrative rules promulgated under a statute of this state, means the propensity on the part of an individual to serve the public in the licensed area in a fair, honest, and open manner.
    (2) As used in this act:
    (a) "Felony" means a violation of a penal law of this state for which the offender may be punished by imprisonment for more than 1 year or an offense expressly designated by law as a felony.
    (b) "License" includes a registration.
    (c) "Licensing board or agency" means a principal department, or a board or agency within a principal department, that issues occupational or professional licenses.
    (d) "Principal department" means a department that has jurisdiction over a licensing board or agency.

History: 1974, Act 381, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975 ;-- Am. 1978, Act 294, Imd. Eff. July 10, 1978 ;-- Am. 2020, Act 368, Eff. Apr. 4, 2021
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties of adult foster care licensing from the department of social services to the director of the department of commerce, see E.R.O. No. 1996-1, compiled at MCL 330.3101 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.For transfer of powers and duties of the bureau of family services from the department of consumer and industry services to the family independence agency by Type II transfer, see E.R.O. No. 2003-1, compiled at MCL 445.2011.For transfer of powers and duties pertaining to adult foster care, adult foster care facility, adult foster care camp, adult camp, adult foster care family home, and adult foster care group home licensing and regulation from department of human services to department of licensing and regulatory affairs, see E.R.O. No. 2015-1, compiled at MCL 400.227.