MICHIGAN EMPLOYMENT SECURITY ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 1 of 1936 (Ex. Sess.)
421.53 “Hospital,”“institution of higher education,” and “educational institution other than institution of higher education,” defined.
(1) "Hospital" means an institution which has been licensed, certified or approved by the department of public health, bureau of medical care administration, as a hospital.
(2) "Institution of higher education", for the purposes of this act means a public or nonprofit educational institution which does any of the following:
(a) Admits as regular students only individuals having a certificate of graduation from a high school, or the recognized equivalent of such a certificate.
(b) Is legally authorized in this state to provide a program of education beyond high school.
(c) Provides an educational program for which it awards a bachelor's or higher degree; provides a program which is acceptable for full credit toward such a degree; provides a program of postgraduate or postdoctoral studies; or provides a program of training to prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.
(d) Notwithstanding any of the foregoing provisions of this subsection, all recognized public and nonprofit colleges and universities in this state are institutions of higher education for purposes of this subsection.
(3) "Educational institution other than an institution of higher education" for the purposes of this act means a public or nonprofit educational institution that does not meet the requirements of subsection (2) and:
(a) Offers to participants, trainees, or students an organized course of study or training designed to transfer to them knowledge, skills, information, doctrines, attitudes or abilities from, by or under the guidance of an instructor or teacher; or
(b) Is approved, licensed or issued a permit to operate as a school by the state board of education or other government agency that is authorized within the state to approve, license or issue a permit for the operation of a school; or
(c) Offers a course of study or training which is academic, technical, trade or preparation for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.
(d) Notwithstanding any of the foregoing provisions of this subsection, any recognized public or nonprofit educational institution, other than defined in subsection (2), is an "educational institution other than an institution of higher education" for purposes of this subsection.
History: 1936, Ex. Sess., Act 1, Imd. Eff. Dec. 24, 1936
Am. 1937, Act 347, Imd. Eff. Aug. 5, 1937
CL 1948, 421.53
Am. 1971, Act 231, Imd. Eff. Jan. 3, 1972
Am. 1977, Act 277, Eff. Jan. 1, 1978