OCCUPATIONAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 299 of 1980
339.553 Citation generally.
(1) An employee of the department may issue a citation to a person licensed or registered under this act or required to be licensed or registered under this act if the employee observes or deduces from an investigation, inspection, or complaint that conduct or conditions exist or have existed which are in violation of this act or rules promulgated or orders issued under this act.
(2) A citation may be sent to a respondent by certified mail, return receipt requested, or may be delivered in person by the issuing employee.
(3) A citation shall contain all of the following:
(a) The date of the citation.
(b) The name and title of the individual issuing the citation.
(c) The name and address of the respondent, indicating that the respondent is being cited for a violation of the act or rules promulgated or orders issued under the act.
(d) A brief description of the conduct or conditions which are considered to be a violation of the act or rules or orders issued under the act and a reference to the section of the act, the rule, or order the respondent is alleged to have violated.
(e) The proposed penalties or actions required for compliance, including the payment of a fine which shall not exceed $100.00 for each violation.
(f) A space for the respondent to sign as a receipt for the citation.
(g) A space where the respondent may accept the citation and agree to comply or may indicate that the violation contained in the citation is contested.
(h) A notice that the respondent must accept or reject the terms of the citation within 30 days.
(i) A brief description of the hearing process and the process for settlement through an informal conference as described in section 508.
History: Add. 1989, Act 261, Eff. Jan. 1, 1990
Popular Name: Act 299
Admin Rule: R 339.1001 et seq.; R 339.3101 et seq.; R 339.15101 et seq.; R 339.16001 et seq.; R 339.17101 et seq.; R 339.18001 et seq.; and R 339.19001 et seq. of the Michigan Administrative Code.
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