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Chapter 256 - MOTOR VEHICLES
Act 302 of 1915 ‑ Repealed-MICHIGAN MOTOR VEHICLE LAW (256.1 - 256.38)
Act 46 of 1921 ‑ Repealed-MOTOR VEHICLE TITLE ACT (256.101 - 256.119)
Act 91 of 1931 ‑ Repealed-UNIFORM OPERATORS' AND CHAUFFEURS' LICENSE ACT (256.201 - 256.234)
Act 203 of 1933 ‑ Repealed-MOTOR VEHICLE FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACT (256.251 - 256.269)
Act 318 of 1927 ‑ Repealed-UNIFORM MOTOR VEHICLE ACT (256.301 - 256.360)
Act 321 of 1923 ‑ Repealed-OPERATION AND USE OF VEHICLES (256.421 - 256.437)
Act 145 of 1887 ‑ Repealed-STEAM VEHICLES (256.501 - 256.505)
Act 236 of 1919 ‑ Repealed-VEHICLE STRUCK FROM REAR (256.511 - 256.512)
Act 80 of 1929 ‑ Repealed-SERVICE OF PROCESS ON NONRESIDENT (256.521 - 256.523)
Act 191 of 1931 ‑ LOCKING OF DOORS (256.531 - 256.532)
     Section 256.531 ‑ Motor vehicles carrying passengers for hire; locking of doors prohibited.
     Section 256.532 ‑ Violation of act; penalty.
Act 391 of 1919 ‑ GARAGE KEEPER'S LIABILITY (256.541 - 256.545)
     Section 256.541 ‑ Garage keeper; prima facie evidence of negligence.
     Section 256.542 ‑ Garage keeper; prima facie evidence of conversion.
     Section 256.543 ‑ Examination of vehicle and notice of loss; requirement.
     Section 256.544 ‑ Statements of vehicle condition; forms; refusal to sign, effect.
     Section 256.545 ‑ Contracts nullifying act; invalidity.
Act 188 of 1941 ‑ MICHIGAN STATE SAFETY COMMISSION (256.561 - 256.563)
     Section 256.561 ‑ Michigan state safety commission; creation; membership; compensation; powers and duties.
     Section 256.562 ‑ Meetings; time, place, and purpose; conducting business at public meeting; notice.
     Section 256.563 ‑ State safety commission; employees, offices and equipment.
E.R.O. No. 2002‑5 ‑ EXECUTIVE REORGANIZATION ORDER (256.571 - 256.571)
     Section 256.571 ‑ Creation of governor's traffic safety advisory commission as type II entity within department of state police, office of highway safety planning; transfer of powers and duties of Michigan state safety commission to governor's traffic safety advisory commission by type III transfer.
Act 369 of 1974 ‑ Repealed-DRIVER EDUCATION AND TRAINING SCHOOLS ACT (256.601 - 256.612)
Act 384 of 2006 ‑ DRIVER EDUCATION PROVIDER AND INSTRUCTOR ACT (256.621 - 256.705)
***** 256.657.amended THIS AMENDED SECTION IS EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 ***** ***** 256.657 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 27, 2018: See 256.657.amended *****
     Section 256.621 ‑ Short title.
     Section 256.623 ‑ Definitions; A to D.
     Section 256.625 ‑ Definitions; D to M.
     Section 256.627 ‑ Definitions; P to T.
     Section 256.629 ‑ Driver education provider certificate; application; classifications; investigation; eligibility requirements; evidence; bond or renewal certificate; stipulation of agreement to service of process; applicability of subsection (3); classroom facility; liability insurance; multiple driving facility; orientation and education program; fees.
     Section 256.631 ‑ Renewal application; criminal history check; effect of expired certificate; review and approval or denial of multiple vehicle driving facility; fees.
     Section 256.633 ‑ Original or renewal driver education provider certificate; issuance; identifying number; classification; validity; duration; transfer or assignment prohibited.
     Section 256.635 ‑ Change in owner, partner, officer, director, or designated representative or coordinator; change in address; notification; duties of person who stops operating as driver education provider; noncompliance as misdemeanor; penalty.
     Section 256.637 ‑ Driver education instructor certificate; classification; investigation; evidence; stipulation of agreement to service of process; photograph of applicant; expiration; misdemeanor; penalty; completion of orientation and education program; preparation courses.
     Section 256.639 ‑ Original or renewal driver education instructor certificate; issuance; requirements; display of driver education certificate card.
     Section 256.641 ‑ Renewal of driver education instructor certificate; application; format; effect of expired certificate; criminal history check; validity and duration of certificate; fee.
     Section 256.643 ‑ Driver education instructor preparation program.
     Section 256.645 ‑ Conditional driver education instructor certificate; issuance; requirements.
     Section 256.647 ‑ Professional development requirements; establishment; publication; provisions.
     Section 256.649 ‑ Criminal history record information check.
     Section 256.651 ‑ Use of motor vehicle; requirements.
     Section 256.653 ‑ Teen driver training; duties of driver education provider.
     Section 256.655 ‑ Teen driver training; model curriculum.
     Section 256.657 ‑ Driver education course; segment 1 curriculum; teen driver training; definitions; section known and cited as "Nathan Bower act."
     Section 256.657.amended ‑ Driver education course; segment 1 curriculum; teen driver training; definitions; section known and cited as "Nathan Bower act."
     Section 256.657.amended[2] ‑ Driver education course; segment 1 curriculum; teen driver training; definitions; section known and cited as "Nathan Bower act."
     Section 256.659 ‑ Segment 2 curriculum course.
     Section 256.661 ‑ Classroom instruction; number of students; limitation.
     Section 256.663 ‑ Driver education course certificate of completion; issuance to student.
     Section 256.665 ‑ Course schedule report, course completion report; requirements.
     Section 256.667 ‑ Written agreement between provider and student; terms.
     Section 256.669 ‑ Coordinated segment 1 driver education course; approval of secretary of state; written agreement between provider and student; terms.
     Section 256.671 ‑ Reports; maintenance; format; manner; availability; failure to comply; duration.
     Section 256.673 ‑ Verification of instructor's certificate status.
     Section 256.675 ‑ Instruction to adult or truck driver training student; verification of valid temporary instruction permit or out-of-state commercial learner's permit.
     Section 256.677 ‑ Conviction of violation; notification to secretary of state.
     Section 256.679 ‑ Conviction information; establishment of automated fingerprint identification system database; automatic denial or revocation of application or certificate.
     Section 256.681 ‑ Automatic denial or revocation of application or certificate; duration.
     Section 256.683 ‑ Denial, suspension, revocation, or cancellation of driver license; suspension or revocation of driver education instructor's certificate; reinstatement.
     Section 256.685 ‑ Investigation; complaint; mediation; conditions for probation.
     Section 256.687 ‑ Deceptive or unconscionable methods, acts, or practices.
     Section 256.689 ‑ Sanctions.
     Section 256.691 ‑ Cease and desist order; temporary cease and desist order.
     Section 256.695 ‑ Summary suspension; hearing; resolution.
     Section 256.697 ‑ Expiration or absence of certificate; proceeding with investigation, disciplinary proceeding, or other action.
     Section 256.699 ‑ Certificate required; violation as misdemeanor; penalty; administrative fine.
     Section 256.701 ‑ Reimbursement; disposition.
     Section 256.703 ‑ Driver education provider and instructor fund; creation; expenditures; investment; accounting; administration of act.
     Section 256.704 ‑ Deposit of revenue balance into traffic law enforcement and safety fund.
     Section 256.705 ‑ Rules.

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