DIVISION ON DEAFNESS ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 72 of 1937
408.208 Division on deafness fund; establishment; administration; receipt and disposition of money; revenue to be associated with division on deaf and hard of hearing; carrying over unexpended money.
(1) A division on deafness fund is established in the department of treasury to be administered by the department of energy, labor, and economic growth.
(2) The division shall receive and forward to the state treasurer for deposit in the division on deafness fund all money received under section 7 and sections 8c and 8e of the deaf persons' interpreters act, 1982 PA 204, MCL 393.508c and 393.508e. The fund may receive as revenue money from any other source, as appropriated by the legislature.
(3) The revenue in the division on deafness fund shall be expended for the implementation of this act and to cover costs associated with the division on deaf and hard of hearing within the commission on disability concerns as provided in section 8f of the deaf persons' interpreters act, 1982 PA 204, MCL 393.508f.
(4) Money in the fund that is unexpended at the end of the fiscal year shall be carried over to the succeeding fiscal year, shall not revert to the general fund, and shall be expended as provided in subsection (3).
History: Add. 1988, Act 434, Eff. Mar. 30, 1989
Am. 2010, Act 73, Imd. Eff. May 19, 2010
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of the advisory council on deaf and hard of hearing from the family independence agency to the department of labor and economic growth by type II transfer, see E.R.O. No. 2003-1, compiled at MCL 445.2011.For transfer of powers and duties of division on deaf and hard of hearing and advisory council on deaf and hard of hearing from department of licensing and regulatory affairs to department of civil rights, see E.R.O. No. 2011-4, compiled at MCL 445.2030.For renaming of division on deaf and hard of hearing to division on deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing, and renaming of advisory council on deaf and hard of hearing to advisory council on deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing, see E.R.O. No. 2014-5, compiled at MCL 445.2035.
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