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Act 109 of 1945

AN ACT to protect and promote the public health and welfare and to enable boards of supervisors of certain counties to acquire, own, construct, establish, maintain and operate hospitals, county general hospitals, sanatoria and other institutions for the treatment of persons suffering from contagious and infectious diseases and for the treatment of indigent persons suffering from any physical ailment or impairment, and for temporary detention of mentally ill patients, both non-indigent and indigent, to authorize emergency treatment for emergency cases, to levy a tax therefor, appoint hospital trustees, authorize operation of hospitals by boards of county institutions, provide suitable means for the care of such afflicted persons, to limit the liability of counties maintaining such hospitals in respect to such cases, and to repeal acts inconsistent herewith.

History: 1945, Act 109, Imd. Eff. Apr. 19, 1945 ;-- Am. 1955, Act 55, Imd. Eff. May 10, 1955 ;-- Am. 1956, Act 168, Imd. Eff. Apr. 16, 1956

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 331.201SectionHospitals; definition.
Section 331.202SectionCounty hospitals for contagious diseases, indigent and mentally ill; board of supervisors, construction, appropriation.
Section 331.203SectionCounty levy, hospitals; tax limitation, special fund.
Section 331.204SectionBoard of trustees; appointment, terms, oath; cooperation with state health commissioner; management and control vested in board.
Section 331.205SectionBoard of supervisors; advertising for bids and letting of contract.
Section 331.206SectionBoard of trustees; medical staff, employment, rules, qualification standards.
Section 331.207SectionContagious or infectious disease patients; admission upon certificate of county health officer; admission of indigents or others; regulations.
Section 331.208SectionBoard of trustees; compensation and expenses; claims, claims submitted to board; vacancies; body corporate.
Section 331.209SectionGifts, devises, bequests and donations.
Section 331.210SectionBoard of trustees; report to supervisors; estimate of necessary funds; appropriations; referendum.
Section 331.211SectionConstruction of act as to tuberculosis patient care.
Section 331.212SectionTransfer of hospital control to board of trustees.
Section 331.212aSectionCounty general hospital; establishment and operation by board of supervisors, purpose, site, appropriation, control; out-patient facilities; claims against board, estimate of funds.
Section 331.213SectionRepeal.
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