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Act 225 of 1966
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CARNIVAL-AMUSEMENT SAFETY ACT OF 1966

Act 225 of 1966

AN ACT to provide for the inspection, licensing, and regulation of carnival and amusement rides; to provide for the safety of the public using carnival and amusement rides; to provide for the powers and duties of certain state governmental officers and entities; to provide for the disposition of revenues; to require the promulgation of rules; to prescribe civil sanctions; to prohibit the falsification of certain records and prescribe penalties; and to provide remedies.


History: 1966, Act 225, Imd. Eff. July 11, 1966 ;-- Am. 1982, Act 35, Imd. Eff. Mar. 12, 1982 ;-- Am. 2014, Act 163, Imd. Eff. June 11, 2014 ;-- Am. 2022, Act 97, Eff. Sept. 30, 2022
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties of certain occupational functions, boards, and commissions from the Department of Licensing and Regulation to the Department of Commerce, see E.R.O. No. 1991-9, compiled at MCL 338.3501 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.




The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 408.651SectionCarnival-amusement safety act of 1966; short title.
Section 408.652SectionDefinitions.
Section 408.653SectionRepealed. 2014, Act 163, Imd. Eff. June 11, 2014.
Section 408.654SectionRepealed. 2014, Act 163, Imd. Eff. June 11, 2014.
Section 408.655SectionRepealed. 2014, Act 163, Imd. Eff. June 11, 2014.
Section 408.656SectionPromulgation of definitions, codes, and rules.
Section 408.657SectionDirector; administration and enforcement of act, codes, and rules.
Section 408.658SectionFees.
Section 408.659SectionInspectors; appointment, qualifications.
Section 408.660SectionCarnival-amusement ride; operation; permit required; application; inspection; minimum age to operate; training requirements.
Section 408.661SectionPermit to operate carnival or amusement ride; requirements.
Section 408.662SectionErection or alteration of ride; notice of intent, plans, or diagrams; inspection.
Section 408.663SectionRepealed. 2022, Act 97, Eff. Sept. 30, 2022.
Section 408.664SectionExisting carnival-amusement ride; use.
Section 408.665SectionHardship cases; modification; request, written authorization, record.
Section 408.666SectionSecurity against owner's or operator's liability for injury required; insurance or bond; local unit of government as self-insurer.
Section 408.667SectionPermit suspensions; violations; civil fine; reinspection; revocation; injunctions; letter of warning; violation of act as misdemeanor; separate offense; exception.
Section 408.668SectionRequired conduct of rider; requirements.
Section 408.669SectionRider safety responsibilities; signs.
Section 408.669aSectionCopy of manufacturer's operating instructions; employee training record; emergency response plan; falsification of training record is misdemeanor.
Section 408.670SectionAccident report; notice to department; removal from service; inspection.
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