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Act 317 of 1969
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WORKER'S DISABILITY COMPENSATION ACT OF 1969

Act 317 of 1969

AN ACT to revise and consolidate the laws relating to worker's disability compensation; to increase the administrative efficiency of the adjudicative processes of the worker's compensation system; to improve the qualifications of the persons having adjudicative functions within the worker's compensation system; to prescribe certain powers and duties; to create the board of worker's compensation magistrates and the worker's compensation appellate commission; to create certain other boards; to provide certain procedures for the resolution of claims, including mediation and arbitration; to prescribe certain benefits for persons suffering a personal injury under the act; to prescribe certain limitations on obtaining benefits under the act; to create, and provide for the transfer of, certain funds; to prescribe certain fees; to prescribe certain remedies and penalties; to repeal certain parts of this act on specific dates; and to repeal certain acts and parts of acts.


History: 1969, Act 317, Eff. Dec. 31, 1969 ;-- Am. 1975, Act 279, Eff. Mar. 31, 1976 ;-- Am. 1985, Act 103, Imd. Eff. July 30, 1985 ;-- Am. 1989, Act 115, Imd. Eff. June 23, 1989 ;-- Am. 1989, Act 117, Eff. Mar. 29, 1990 ;-- Am. 1990, Act 157, Imd. Eff. June 29, 1990
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of authority, powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities of the insurance bureau and the commissioner of insurance to the commissioner of the office of financial and insurance services and the office of financial and insurance services, see E.R.O. No. 2000-2, compiled at MCL 445.2003 of the Michigan compiled laws.
Popular Name: Act 317


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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
317-1969-1DivisionCHAPTER 1 COVERAGE AND LIABILITY (418.101...418.171)
317-1969-2DivisionCHAPTER 2 ADMINISTRATION (418.201...418.274)
317-1969-3DivisionCHAPTER 3 COMPENSATION (418.301...418.391)
317-1969-4DivisionCHAPTER 4 OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES AND DISABLEMENTS (418.401...418.441)
317-1969-5DivisionCHAPTER 5 FUNDS (418.501...418.561)
317-1969-6DivisionCHAPTER 6 SECURITY FOR COMPENSATION (418.601...418.659)
317-1969-7DivisionCHAPTER 7 ACCIDENT FUND (418.700... 418.756)
317-1969-8DivisionCHAPTER 8 PROCEDURE (418.801...418.899)
317-1969-9DivisionCHAPTER 9 VOCATIONALLY HANDICAPPED (418.901...418.941)