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Section 722.125

CHILD CARE ORGANIZATIONS (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1973


722.125 Violation of act; violation of rule causing death of child; penalty; conviction as ground for revocation of license or certificate of registration; effect of revocation, denial, or refusal to renew.

Sec. 15.

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2), a person, child care organization, agency, or representative or officer of a firm, corporation, association, or organization who violates this act is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by the following:

(a) A fine of not less than $100.00 or more than $1,000.00 for a violation of section 3b, 3c, or 3d.

(b) For a violation not described in either subdivision (a) or subsection (2), a fine of not less than $100.00 or more than $1,000.00, or imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or both.

(2) If a person, family child care home, group child care home, agency, or representative or officer of a firm, corporation, association, or organization intentionally violates a licensing rule for family and group child care homes promulgated under this act and in effect on January 1, 2017, and that violation causes the death of a child, the person, family child care home, group child care home, agency, or representative or officer of a firm, corporation, association, or organization is guilty of second degree child abuse described in section 136b of the Michigan penal code, 1931 PA 328, MCL 750.136b, and punishable as provided in that section. In addition to any other penalty imposed, its license or certificate of registration shall be permanently revoked.

(3) If a person, child care organization, agency, or representative or officer of a firm, corporation, association, or organization is convicted under this act, the conviction is sufficient ground for the revocation of its license or certificate of registration, and the person, child care organization, agency, or representative or officer of a firm, corporation, association, or organization convicted shall not be granted a license or certificate of registration, or be permitted to be connected, directly or indirectly, with a licensee or a registrant for a period of not less than 2 years after the conviction, except as provided in subsection (2).

(4) A person, child care organization, agency, or representative or officer of a firm, corporation, association, or organization who has a license or certificate of registration revoked, application denied, or renewal refused, may be refused a license or certificate of registration, or be prohibited from being connected, directly or indirectly, with a licensee or a registrant for a period of not less than 2 years after the revocation, denial, or refusal to renew.


History: 1973, Act 116, Eff. Mar. 29, 1974 ;-- Am. 1980, Act 232, Imd. Eff. July 20, 1980 ;-- Am. 1993, Act 218, Eff. Apr. 1, 1994 ;-- Am. 2016, Act 487, Eff. Apr. 6, 2017
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties of state fire marshal to department of labor and economic growth, bureau of construction codes and fire safety, by type II transfer, see E.R.O. No. 2003-1, compiled at MCL 445.2011.For transfer of powers and duties pertaining to children's camp, child care center, day care center, family day care home, and group day care home licensing and regulation from department of human services to department of licensing and regulatory affairs, see E.R.O. No. 2015-1, compiled at MCL 400.227.
Popular Name: Act 116
Popular Name: Child Care Licensing Act


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