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Act 260 of 1978
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Act 260 of 1978

AN ACT to revise and codify the laws relating to blind persons and persons with a visual disability; to create a commission; to prescribe its powers and duties and those of other state agencies relative to blind persons; to provide services, education, training, and assistance to blind persons; to regulate concessions operated by blind persons; to transfer powers, duties, functions, and appropriations; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

History: 1978, Act 260, Eff. Oct. 1, 1978 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 44, Imd. Eff. Mar. 18, 1998

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 393.351SectionDefinitions.
Section 393.352SectionCommission for blind; creation; appointment of members; chairperson; appointment and evaluation of director of commission; terms, compensation, and expenses of members; officers; quorum.
Section 393.353SectionServices for determining cause and prevention of blindness; examination to certify statutory blindness; treatment; cost; contract to provide eye examinations.
Section 393.354SectionServices to assist persons with visual disability; fee; duties of commission generally.
Section 393.355SectionAdditional duties of commission.
Section 393.356SectionEmployment and duties of educational consultants; assistance to students with visual disabilities; liaison and program coordination.
Section 393.357SectionContributions or gifts; acceptance; expenditure; stipulation of donor.
Section 393.358SectionPowers of commission pursuant to state-federal agreements.
Section 393.359SectionConcessions in state building or on state property; operation by blind person; plans; location of concessions.
Section 393.360SectionAct inapplicable to certain concessions; sighted person operating concession under contract or lease, or operating concession not applied for by blind person.
Section 393.360aSectionBuilding larger than 1,000,000 square feet; automated vending machine; rental rate.
Section 393.361SectionConcessions; qualifications of applicant; limitation on number.
Section 393.362SectionContract or lease of veteran with service-connected disability not affected.
Section 393.363SectionImplementation of Randolph-Sheppard vending stand act.
Section 393.364SectionRepealed. 1984, Act 335, Eff. Oct. 1, 1985.
Section 393.365SectionConducting business at public meeting; notice; availability of writings to public.
Section 393.366SectionTransfer of personnel, equipment, and unexpended appropriations; transfer of powers, duties, and functions.
Section 393.367SectionRepeal of MCL 393.251 to 393.258, 393.271 to 393.276, and 393.301 to 393.303.
Section 393.368SectionEffective date.
Section 393.369SectionRepealed. 1983, Act 141, Imd. Eff. July 18, 1983.
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