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LEGISLATIVE CORRECTIONS OMBUDSMAN Act 46 of 1975 AN ACT to create the office of the legislative corrections ombudsman; to prescribe the powers and duties of the office, the ombudsman, the legislative council, and the department of corrections; and to provide remedies from administrative acts.
History: 1975, Act 46, Imd. Eff. May 16, 1975 © 2009 Legislative Council, State of Michigan The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Section 4.351 Section Definitions.
Section 4.352 Section Office of legislative corrections ombudsman; creation; legislative corrections ombudsman as principal executive officer; appointment; term.
Section 4.353 Section Procedures as to budget, expenditures, and personnel.
Section 4.354 Section Commencement of investigation; procedures as to complaints, investigations, hearings, and reports.
Section 4.355 Section Access to information, records, and documents; inspection of premises; informal hearings; appearance; evidence.
Section 4.356 Section Administrative process; investigation or hearing discretionary.
Section 4.357 Section Notice of investigation; notice when investigation declined.
Section 4.358 Section Legislative council; hearing; administration of oaths, subpoena of witness, and examination of books and records.
Section 4.359 Section Correspondence between ombudsman and prisoner as confidential and privileged; secrecy; disclosures; exemption.
Section 4.360 Section Report of investigative findings; recommendations; forwarding report.
Section 4.361 Section Announcing critical conclusion or recommendation; publishing adverse opinions; publishing statement in defense or mitigation of action; notice of action on recommendation.
Section 4.362 Section Annual report.
Section 4.363 Section Prisoner not to be penalized for complaint or cooperation; prohibitions.
Section 4.364 Section Authority of ombudsman.