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Act 192 of 1984
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FORBES MECHANICAL CONTRACTORS ACT

Act 192 of 1984

AN ACT to regulate the use, installation, alteration, and servicing of specified heating, cooling, ventilating, and refrigerating equipment and systems; to create a board of mechanical rules; to provide for the licensing of installing contractors and of servicing contractors of heating, cooling, ventilating, and refrigerating equipment and systems; to prescribe fees; to provide for the promulgation of rules; and to prescribe penalties.


History: 1984, Act 192, Eff. Oct. 1, 1984
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties relating to promulgation of rules by the board of mechanical rules from the department of labor to the director of the department of consumer and industry services, see E.R.O. No. 1996-2, compiled at MCL 445.2001 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.


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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 338.971SectionShort title.
Section 338.972SectionDefinitions.
Section 338.973SectionBoard of mechanical rules; creation; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; vacancy; removal; disclosure of pecuniary interest; reimbursement; election of vice-chairperson and secretary; designation of chairperson.
Section 338.974SectionQuarterly meetings; notice of special meetings; quorum; advice regarding implementation of act; conducting business at public meeting; notice; availability of writings to public.
Section 338.975SectionRecommendations to state construction code commission; rules; review and approval of examination or other test.
Section 338.976SectionExaminations; purpose; application; form; fee; issuance of licenses; qualifications of applicant; classification and limitation of contractor's license; "armed forces" and "experience" defined; affidavit or letter signed by commanding officer, supervisor, or military superior.
Section 338.977SectionInstallations, alterations, or servicing; designating contractor of record; notice; performance without compensation or on behalf of charitable organization; person registered as system provider or licensed as security alarm system contractor; license or permit to perform certain work not required; facility employing qualified maintenance crew; “charitable organization” defined.
Section 338.978SectionGranting license without examination; application; fee; renewal.
Section 338.979SectionLocal licensing requirements prohibited.
Section 338.980SectionContractor's license; examination fee; initial and per-year fee for issuance; expiration and renewal; reinstatement; receipt of completed application; issuance of license within certain time period; disposition of fees and other income; report; waiver; “completed application” defined.
Section 338.981SectionInvestigation; hearings; oaths; testimony; report of findings; grounds for proceeding under MCL 338.986; violation of MCL 338.3101 to 338.3319; review; hearing required for imposition of sanctions; effect of suspended, revoked, or expired license; license required for securing permits.
Section 338.982SectionDesignating new contractor of record; time; notice.
Section 338.983SectionRegistration of license with enforcing agency of governmental subdivision; validity; fee.
Section 338.984SectionInstallation by owner of heating or refrigeration system in dwelling; application for permit; inspection.
Section 338.985SectionViolations; penalties.
Section 338.986SectionSanctions for violation.
Section 338.987SectionRestitution.
Section 338.988SectionEffective date.