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Act 453 of 1976 - ELLIOTT-LARSEN CIVIL RIGHTS ACT (37.2101 - 37.2804)
453‑1976‑1 ‑ ARTICLE 1 (37.2101...37.2103)
     Section 37.2101 ‑ Short title.
     Section 37.2102 ‑ Recognition and declaration of civil right; action arising out of discrimination based on sex or familial status.
     Section 37.2103 ‑ Definitions.
453‑1976‑2 ‑ ARTICLE 2 (37.2201...37.2211)
     Section 37.2201 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 37.2202 ‑ Employer; prohibited practices; exceptions.
     Section 37.2202a ‑ Designation of racial or ethnic classifications in writing developed by employer; transmission of information to federal agency; “writing” defined.
     Section 37.2203 ‑ Employment agency; prohibited practices generally.
     Section 37.2204 ‑ Labor organization; prohibited practices generally.
     Section 37.2205 ‑ Employer, labor organization, or joint labor-management committee; training programs; prohibited practices.
     Section 37.2205a ‑ Employer, employment agency, or labor organization; record of information regarding misdemeanor arrest, detention, or disposition; failure to recite or acknowledge information; “law enforcement agency” defined.
     Section 37.2205b ‑ Repealed. 1982, Act 45, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983.
     Section 37.2206 ‑ Employer, labor organization, or employment agency; prohibited practices.
     Section 37.2207 ‑ Individual seeking employment; prohibited practices.
     Section 37.2208 ‑ Application for exemption; bona fide occupational qualification.
     Section 37.2209 ‑ Covenants.
     Section 37.2210 ‑ Plan.
     Section 37.2211 ‑ Different standards of compensation; different terms, conditions, or privileges of employment.
453‑1976‑3 ‑ ARTICLE 3 (37.2301...37.2304)
     Section 37.2301 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 37.2302 ‑ Public accommodations or services; prohibited practices.
     Section 37.2302a ‑ Applicability to private club.
     Section 37.2303 ‑ Exemptions.
     Section 37.2304 ‑ Violation.
453‑1976‑4 ‑ ARTICLE 4 (37.2401...37.2404a)
     Section 37.2401 ‑ Definition.
     Section 37.2402 ‑ Educational institution; prohibited practices.
     Section 37.2402a ‑ Designation of racial or ethnic classification in writing developed by educational institution; transmission of information to federal agency; “writing” defined.
     Section 37.2403 ‑ Religious educational institution; exemption.
     Section 37.2404 ‑ Private educational institution; exemption.
     Section 37.2404a ‑ Single-gender school, class, or program; definitions.
453‑1976‑5 ‑ ARTICLE 5 (37.2501...37.2507)
     Section 37.2501 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 37.2502 ‑ Persons engaging in real estate transactions, real estate brokers, or real estate salesmen; prohibited practices; section subject to MCL 37.2503.
     Section 37.2503 ‑ Nonapplicability of MCL 37.2502; “immediate family” defined; information relative to marital status.
     Section 37.2504 ‑ Application for financial assistance or financing; prohibited practices; nonapplicability of MCL 37.2504(1)(b).
     Section 37.2505 ‑ Condition, restriction, or prohibition limiting use or occupancy of real property; exceptions; inserting or honoring void provision.
     Section 37.2506 ‑ Real estate transactions; prohibited representations.
     Section 37.2506a ‑ Use by landlord of reasonable accommodations.
     Section 37.2507 ‑ Plan.
453‑1976‑6 ‑ ARTICLE 6 (37.2601...37.2606)
     Section 37.2601 ‑ Commission; powers and duties generally; quorum; vacancy; compensation and expenses; conducting business at public meeting; notice; availability of certain writings to public.
     Section 37.2602 ‑ Department; powers and duties generally.
     Section 37.2602a ‑ Repealed. 1992, Act 258, Eff. Dec. 8, 1994.
     Section 37.2603 ‑ Complaint; petition for temporary relief or restraining order; notice of pendency of action.
     Section 37.2604 ‑ Findings of fact and conclusions of law; final order dismissing complaint; copies of order.
     Section 37.2605 ‑ Findings of fact and conclusions of law; cease and desist order; amendment of pleadings; findings and order based thereon; copies of order; scope of action ordered; certification of violation to licensing or contracting agency.
     Section 37.2606 ‑ Appeals.
453‑1976‑7 ‑ ARTICLE 7 (37.2701...37.2705)
     Section 37.2701 ‑ Prohibited conduct.
     Section 37.2702 ‑ Violation of order prohibited.
     Section 37.2703 ‑ Revocation or suspension of license.
     Section 37.2704 ‑ Termination of contract.
     Section 37.2705 ‑ Construction of act.
453‑1976‑8 ‑ ARTICLE 8 (37.2801...37.2804)
     Section 37.2801 ‑ Action for injunctive relief or damages; venue; “damages” defined.
     Section 37.2802 ‑ Costs of litigation.
     Section 37.2803 ‑ Legal or equitable remedies.
     Section 37.2804 ‑ Repeal of MCL 423.301 to 423.311, 37.1 to 37.9, and 564.101 to 564.704.

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