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Act 180 of 1981

AN ACT to create a commission on services to the aging within the executive office of the governor; to create an office of services to the aging as an autonomous entity within the department of management and budget; to authorize the designation of area agencies on services to the aging and to prescribe their powers and duties; to establish certain programs relating to older persons; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state departments, officers, and agencies; to create funds; to provide penalties; to repeal certain acts and parts of acts; and to repeal certain parts of this act on specific dates.

History: 1981, Act 180, Imd. Eff. Dec. 15, 1981 ;-- Am. 1986, Act 259, Imd. Eff. Dec. 9, 1986 ;-- Am. 1987, Act 35, Imd. Eff. May 27, 1987 ;-- Am. 1988, Act 235, Eff. Oct. 7, 1988
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of commission on services to the aging and powers and duties of the office of services to the aging from the department of community health to the aging and adult services agency created within the department of health and human services, and abolishment of the office of services to the aging, see E.R.O. No. 2015-1, compiled at MCL 400.227.
Popular Name: Act 180

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 400.581SectionShort title.
Section 400.582SectionDefinitions.
Section 400.583SectionCommission on services to the aging; establishment; appointment, qualifications, and term of members; vacancies; members of commission created by former act; compensation and expenses; chairperson.
Section 400.584SectionDuties of commission.
Section 400.585SectionOffice of services to the aging; creation; exercise of powers and functions; appointment of director; exemption; compensation; director as special assistant to governor and liaison to commission.
Section 400.586SectionOffice of services to the aging; duties.
Section 400.586aSectionOlder persons' shared housing program; establishment; duties of office; applicability of section.
Section 400.586bSectionReport; applicability of section.
Section 400.586cSectionVolunteer service credit program.
Section 400.586d-400.586fSectionRepealed. 1988, Act 235, Eff. Apr. 1, 1990.
Section 400.586gSectionState long-term care ombudsman; job qualifications; operation; duties; immunity from liability; rebuttable presumption.
Section 400.586hSectionLocal or regional long-term care ombudsman programs; requirements.
Section 400.586iSectionState, local, or regional long-term care ombudsman and trained volunteers; access to long-term care facility; purpose; time; “access” defined.
Section 400.586jSectionRetaliation or discrimination as misdemeanor; unlawful conduct; fine.
Section 400.586kSectionOlder persons' abuse prevention fund; establishment; administration; contributions; creation of older persons' abuse prevention project; duties of office; pilot programs; report; definition.
Section 400.587SectionOffice of services to the aging; interagency agreements.
Section 400.587aSectionState advisory council on mental health and aging; establishment; administration and operation; membership, duties, and operation.
Section 400.588SectionConduct of commission business at public meeting; notice.
Section 400.589SectionAgency designated as area agency on aging; powers and duties; source and use of funds; advisory council.
Section 400.589aSectionSenior care respite fund; creation; administration; expenditures; money credited to fund; balances carried over.
Section 400.589bSectionSenior care respite fund; distribution of money; administrative costs.
Section 400.590SectionProposed state program concerned with providing services to older persons; review and approval of office; obtaining budget request relating to programs for older persons.
Section 400.591SectionRules.
Section 400.592SectionReview of functions, responsibilities, and performance of office and commission.
Section 400.593SectionTransfer of equipment, records, and supplies to commission and office.
Section 400.594SectionRepeal of MCL 400.541 to 400.553.
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