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Section 257.208b

MICHIGAN VEHICLE CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 300 of 1949


257.208b Commercial look-up service; records and information maintained by education provider or limo carrier of passengers; disposition of fees; providing file to nongovernmental person or entity; failure to provide information; fines; definitions.

Sec. 208b.

(1) The secretary of state may provide a commercial look-up service of records maintained under this act. For each individual record looked up, the secretary of state shall charge a fee specified annually by the legislature, or if the legislature does not specify a fee, a market-based price established by the secretary of state. The secretary of state shall process a commercial look-up request only if the request is in a form or format prescribed by the secretary of state. Fees collected under this subsection on and after October 1, 2005 through October 1, 2015 shall be credited to the transportation administration collection fund created in section 810b.

(2) A driver education provider shall subscribe to the commercial look-up service maintained by the secretary of state.

(3) A driver education provider shall maintain on its premises the most current copy of all nonpersonal information related to his or her driving record and the driving record of each instructor employed by the driver education provider for review by any prospective customer or the parent or guardian of a prospective customer.

(4) A prospective customer or the parent or guardian of a prospective customer may review a copy of all nonpersonal information related to the driving record of the driver education provider or an instructor employed by the driver education provider.

(5) A driver education provider shall include in its contract with each client, as prescribed by the secretary of state, a notice that nonpersonal information related to the driving record of each individual instructor is available for review by the general public. A driver education provider who fails to include the information required by this subsection is subject to a fine of not more than $500.00.

(6) Each limo carrier of passengers shall subscribe to the commercial look-up service maintained by the secretary of state.

(7) A person who drives a limousine for hire for a limo carrier of passengers shall maintain a most current copy of all nonpersonal information related to the person's driving record in the limousine available for review by any prospective passenger.

(8) A prospective passenger may review a copy of all nonpersonal information related to the driving record of the driver of a limousine from a limo carrier of passengers or from the driver of the limousine.

(9) The secretary of state shall not provide an entire computerized central file or other file of records maintained under this act to a nongovernmental person or entity, unless the person or entity pays the prescribed fee for each individual record contained within the computerized file.

(10) A driver training school operator who fails to provide the information required to be maintained by this section is subject to a fine of not more than $500.00. Each failure to provide information constitutes a separate offense.

(11) A limo carrier of passengers who fails to provide the information required to be maintained by this section is subject to a fine of not more than $500.00. Each failure to provide information constitutes a separate offense.

(12) The driver of a limousine who fails to provide the information required by this section is subject to a fine of not more than $500.00. Each failure to provide information constitutes a separate offense.

(13) As used in this section:

(a) "Driver education provider" means that term as defined in section 5 of the driver education provider and instructor act, 2006 PA 384, MCL 256.625.

(b) "Limo carrier of passengers" and "limousine" mean those terms as defined in section 3 of the limousine transportation act, 1990 PA 271, MCL 257.1903.


History: Add. 1997, Act 100, Imd. Eff. Aug. 7, 1997 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 12, Eff. June 1, 1998 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 329, Eff. Oct. 1, 1998 ;-- Am. 2000, Act 159, Imd. Eff. June 14, 2000 ;-- Am. 2005, Act 173, Imd. Eff. Oct. 12, 2005 ;-- Am. 2009, Act 99, Imd. Eff. Sept. 30, 2009 ;-- Am. 2011, Act 159, Imd. Eff. Sept. 30, 2011


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