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Act 370 of 1941
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COUNTY EMPLOYEES' CIVIL SERVICE SYSTEM

Act 370 of 1941

AN ACT to establish and provide a civil service system in each of the counties of the state, now or hereafter having a population of 1,000,000 or more, according to the latest or each succeeding federal decennial census, and the various commissions, boards, departments and agencies thereof; to create a civil service commission, and to prescribe the powers and duties thereof; to provide certain exemptions from and classifications in civil service; to prescribe penalties for the violation of the provisions of this act; and to prescribe the manner of adoption of this act by each county.


History: 1941, Act 370, Eff. Jan. 10, 1942 ;-- Am. 1959, Act 265, Imd. Eff. Sept. 4, 1959


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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 38.401SectionCounty civil service system; purpose of act.
Section 38.402SectionCounty civil service system; adoption by referendum.
Section 38.403SectionReferendum; time, notice, statement of question.
Section 38.404SectionReferendum; ballot, statement of question.
Section 38.405SectionAct to become effective upon adoption of system.
Section 38.406SectionCounty civil service commission; creation.
Section 38.407SectionCivil service commission; membership, terms, vacancies, eligibility, quorum, removal.
Section 38.408SectionCompensation and expenses of commissioners.
Section 38.409SectionCivil service commission; personnel director, assistants and employees; selection, compensation; contracts for services to municipalities; conditions of employment; discrimination prohibited.
Section 38.410SectionDivision of county civil service into unclassified and classified services.
Section 38.411SectionCivil service commission; meetings; rules of procedure; record of proceedings; conducting business at public meeting; notice of meeting; availability of certain writings to public.
Section 38.412SectionCivil service commission; powers and duties.
Section 38.412aSectionProviding or possessing copy of classified service examination or answers prohibited; violation; penalties; complaint; issuance of arrest warrant.
Section 38.413SectionClassified civil service; appointments, probationary period, temporary appointments; war veterans.
Section 38.413aSectionClassified civil service; provisional status made regular, exceptions.
Section 38.414SectionClassified civil service; qualifying and competitive examinations required; exceptions.
Section 38.415SectionClassified civil service; vacancies, promotion, basis.
Section 38.416SectionClassified civil service; removal, suspension or reduction, procedure; appeal, hearing; findings of civil service commission.
Section 38.417SectionCivil service commission; annual report to board of supervisors.
Section 38.418SectionPayrolls; approval by civil service commission.
Section 38.419SectionCivil service employees; soliciting for political purposes prohibited.
Section 38.420SectionCivil service commission; powers of investigation.
Section 38.421SectionCivil service commission; authority to require medical examinations.
Section 38.422SectionCivil service commission; power to subpoena witnesses and evidence; noncompliance, penalty; enforcement.
Section 38.423SectionViolations; penalties.
Section 38.424SectionClassified civil service; discrimination prohibited.
Section 38.425SectionCivil service commission; offices.
Section 38.426SectionBoard of supervisors; appropriations.
Section 38.427SectionScope of act.
Section 38.428SectionCivil service commission; determination of employee status on consolidation of governmental units with county department; subsequent change.
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