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PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 368 of 1978
(1) As used in this part:
(a) "Alcoholic liquor" means that term as defined in section 105 of the Michigan liquor control code of 1998, 1998 PA 58, MCL 436.1105.
(b) "Applicant" means the person who submits an application for a body art facility license under this part and includes the owner or operator, an agent of the owner or operator, or any other person operating under the apparent authority of the owner or operator of a body art facility that is required to be licensed under this part.
(c) "Body art facility" means the location at which an individual does 1 or more of the following:
(i) Performs tattooing.
(ii) Performs branding.
(iii) Performs body piercing.
(d) "Body piercing" means the perforation of human tissue other than an ear for a nonmedical purpose.
(e) "Branding" means a permanent mark made on human tissue by burning with a hot iron or other instrument.
(f) "Controlled substance" means that term as defined in section 7104.
(g) "Critical violation" means a violation of this part that is determined by the department or a local health department to be more likely than other violations of this part to contribute to illness in humans.
(h) "Licensee" means the person who is the holder of a license under this part or the person who is legally responsible for the operation of a body art facility and includes the owner or operator, an agent of the owner or operator, or any other person operating under the apparent authority of the owner or operator of a body art facility that is required to be licensed under this part.
(i) "Local governing entity" means that term as defined in section 2406.
(j) "Minor" means an individual under 18 years of age who is not emancipated under section 4 of 1968 PA 293, MCL 722.4.
(k) "Smoking" means that term as defined in section 12601.
(l) "Tattoo" means 1 or more of the following:
(i) An indelible mark made upon the body of another individual by the insertion of a pigment under the skin.
(ii) An indelible design made upon the body of another individual by production of scars other than by branding.
(m) "Temporary body art facility" means a body art facility that operates at a fixed or temporary location in this state for a time period that does not exceed 14 consecutive days and includes out-of-state facilities operating within this state.
(2) In addition, article 1 contains general definitions and principles of construction applicable to all articles in this code.
History: Add. 1996, Act 223, Eff. Sept. 1, 1996
Am. 2007, Act 149, Imd. Eff. Dec. 13, 2007
Am. 2010, Act 375, Imd. Eff. Dec. 22, 2010
Popular Name: Act 368
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