PROPRIETARY SCHOOLS ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 148 of 1943
395.101a Short title; definitions.
(1) This act shall be known and may be cited as the "proprietary schools act".
(2) As used in this act:
(a) "Department" means the department of labor and economic opportunity.
(b) "Person" means an individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, organization, or other legal entity.
(c) "Proprietary school" means a school that uses a certain plan or method to teach a trade, occupation, or vocation for a consideration, reward, or promise of any kind. Proprietary school includes, but is not limited to, a private business, trade, or home study school. Proprietary school does not include any of the following:
(i) A school or college possessing authority to grant degrees.
(ii) A school licensed by law through another board or department of this state.
(iii) A school maintained or a program conducted, without profit, by a person for that person's employees.
(iv) A school or program within a school that exclusively provides yoga instruction, yoga teacher training, or both.
(v) A school that exclusively offers 1 or both of the following:
(A) Apprenticeship programs registered under the national apprenticeship act, 29 USC 50 to 50c, and approved through the Office of Apprenticeship in the United States Department of Labor.
(B) Pre-apprenticeship or apprentice readiness programs administered by a registered apprenticeship program under the national apprenticeship act, 29 USC 50 to 50c, and approved through the Office of Apprenticeship in the United States Department of Labor.
History: Add. 1983, Act 60, Imd. Eff. May 20, 1983
Am. 2009, Act 212, Imd. Eff. Jan. 4, 2010
Am. 2016, Act 146, Imd. Eff. June 7, 2016
Am. 2021, Act 32, Eff. Mar. 30, 2022
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of certain powers and duties vested in the department of career development or its director, relating to powers and duties of state board of education or superintendent of public instruction to the department of labor and economic growth, see E.R.O. No. 2003-1, compiled at MCL 445.2011.For the transfer of powers and duties of the department of licensing and regulatory affairs to the department of labor and economic opportunity, see E.R.O. No. 2019-3, compiled at MCL 125.1998.