BLIND AND VISUALLY DISABLED PERSONS (EXCERPT)
Act 260 of 1978
As used in this act:
(a) “Blind person” means an individual who has a visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with correction, or has a limitation of his or her field of vision such that the widest diameter of the visual field subtends an angular distance not greater than 20 degrees, as determined by the commission.
(b) “Commission” means the commission for the blind.
(c) “Concession” means equipment or location which is being used, or may be used to sell retail confections, tobaccos, papers, periodicals, and other like merchandise, coffee, milk, soft drinks, wrapped ice cream, wrapped sandwiches, wrapped baked goods, packaged salads and other similar food items. Concession includes the operation of “quickie lunch counters” for the dispensing of prepared foods in state buildings and vending facilities.
(d) “Department” means the department of labor.
(e) “Director” means the director of the commission.
(f) “Vending facility” means an automatic vending machine, cafeteria, snack bar, cart service, shelter, counter, or any other appropriate auxiliary equipment as the commission may prescribe by rule as being necessary for the sale of articles or services described in this act and which may be operated by a blind licensee.
History: 1978, Act 260, Eff. Oct. 1, 1978
Am. 1982, Act 224, Imd. Eff. Sept. 14, 1982
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties of the commission for the blind from the department of labor to the family independence agency, see E.R.O. No. 1996-2, compiled at MCL 445.2001 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.For transfer of powers and duties of the commission for the blind from the family independence agency, or its director, to the department of labor and economic growth, or its director, by Type II transfer, see E.R.O. No. 2003-1, compiled at MCL 445.2011.For transfer of powers and duties of commission for the blind to bureau of services for blind persons within department of licensing and regulatory affairs, see E.R.O. No. 2012-5, compiled at MCL 445.2033.
Admin Rule: R 393.101 et seq. of the Michigan Administrative Code.
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