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THE SOCIAL WELFARE ACT

Act 280 of 1939

AN ACT to protect the welfare of the people of this state; to provide general assistance, hospitalization, infirmary and medical care to poor or unfortunate persons; to provide for compliance by this state with the social security act; to provide protection, welfare and services to aged persons, dependent children, the blind, and the permanently and totally disabled; to administer programs and services for the prevention and treatment of delinquency, dependency and neglect of children; to create a state department of social services; to prescribe the powers and duties of the department; to provide for the interstate and intercounty transfer of dependents; to create county and district departments of social services; to create within certain county departments, bureaus of social aid and certain divisions and offices thereunder; to prescribe the powers and duties of the departments, bureaus and officers; to provide for appeals in certain cases; to prescribe the powers and duties of the state department with respect to county and district departments; to prescribe certain duties of certain other state departments, officers, and agencies; to make an appropriation; to prescribe penalties for the violation of the provisions of this act; and to repeal certain parts of this act on specific dates.


History: 1939, Act 280, Imd. Eff. June 16, 1939 ;-- Am. 1950, Ex. Sess., Act 42, Eff. Oct. 1, 1950 ;-- Am. 1957, Act 95, Eff. Sept. 27, 1957 ;-- Am. 1965, Act 283, Imd. Eff. July 22, 1965 ;-- Am. 1965, Act 401, Imd. Eff. Oct. 27, 1965 ;-- Am. 1967, Act 58, Imd. Eff. June 20, 1967 ;-- Am. 1969, Act 338, Imd. Eff. Dec. 8, 1969 ;-- Am. 1987, Act 184, Imd. Eff. Nov. 30, 1987 ;-- Am. 1987, Act 266, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 1987
Popular Name: Act 280


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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
280-1939-STATE-DEPARTMENT-OF-SOCIAL-SERVICESDivisionSTATE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (400.1...400.21)
280-1939-OLD-AGE-ASSISTANCE-AID-TO-DEPENDENT-CHILDREN-AND-AID-TO-THE-BLINDDivisionOLD AGE ASSISTANCE, AID TO DEPENDENT CHILDREN, AND AID TO THE BLIND (400.22...400.44)
280-1939-COUNTY-DEPARTMENT-OF-SOCIAL-SERVICESDivisionCOUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (400.45...400.122)