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Section 28.297

Act 222 of 1972

***** 28.297 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2015: See 28.297.amended *****

28.297 Commercial look-up service; disposition of fees; computerized central file; providing file to nongovernmental person or entity.

Sec. 7.

(1) The secretary of state may provide a commercial look-up service of records maintained under this act. For each individual record looked up, the secretary of state shall charge a fee specified annually by the legislature, or if the legislature does not specify a fee, a market-based price established by the secretary of state. The secretary of state shall process a commercial look-up request only if the request is in a form or format as prescribed by the secretary of state. Fees collected under this subsection on and after October 1, 2005 through October 1, 2015 shall be credited to the transportation administration collection fund created in section 810b of the Michigan vehicle code, 1949 PA 300, MCL 257.810b.

(2) The secretary of state shall establish and maintain a computerized central file of the information contained on application forms received under this act. The computerized central file shall be interfaced with the law enforcement information network as provided in the C.J.I.S. policy council act, 1974 PA 163, MCL 28.211 to 28.215.

(3) Except as provided in section 10(2), the secretary of state shall not provide an entire computerized central file or other file of records maintained under this act to a nongovernmental person or entity, unless the purchaser pays the prescribed fee for each individual record contained within the computerized file.

History: Add. 1997, Act 99, Imd. Eff. Aug. 7, 1997 ;-- Am. 2005, Act 172, Imd. Eff. Oct. 12, 2005 ;-- Am. 2009, Act 101, Imd. Eff. Sept. 30, 2009 ;-- Am. 2011, Act 158, Imd. Eff. Sept. 30, 2011

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