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SKI AREA SAFETY ACT OF 1962

Act 199 of 1962

AN ACT to provide for the inspection, licensing, and regulation of ski areas and ski lifts; to provide for the safety of skiers, spectators, and the public using ski areas; to provide for certain presumptions relative to liability for an injury or damage sustained by skiers; to prescribe the duties of skiers and ski area operators; to create a ski area safety board; to provide for the disposition of revenues; to provide for liability for damages which result from a violation of this act; to provide civil fines for certain violations of this act; and to provide criminal penalties for certain violations of this act.


History: 1962, Act 199, Imd. Eff. June 7, 1962 ;-- Am. 1981, Act 86, Imd. Eff. July 2, 1981 ;-- Am. 1995, Act 120, Imd. Eff. June 30, 1995
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties of certain occupational functions, boards, and commissions from the Department of Licensing and Regulation to the Department of Commerce, see E.R.O. No. 1991-9, compiled MCL 338.3501 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.


© 2015 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 408.321SectionSki area safety act of 1962; short title.
Section 408.322SectionDefinitions.
Section 408.323SectionSki area safety board; creation; composition; qualifications; ex officio members.
Section 408.324SectionSki area safety board; appointment and terms of members; vacancies.
Section 408.325SectionSki area safety board; conducting business at public meeting; notice; election of chairperson and other officers; quorum; meetings; compensation and expenses.
Section 408.326SectionRules; proposed legislation establishing fee schedule.
Section 408.326aSectionDuties of ski area operator.
Section 408.327SectionPromulgation of rules.
Section 408.328SectionCommissioner of labor; administration of act.
Section 408.329SectionSki lifts; permits requirement, inspection.
Section 408.330SectionSki lifts; temporary permits.
Section 408.331SectionSki lifts; permits, issuance, expiration.
Section 408.332SectionSki lifts; erection, alteration, moving, plans and specifications; rope tows.
Section 408.333SectionSki lifts; order to cease operation.
Section 408.334SectionSki lifts; existing installations.
Section 408.335SectionSki lifts; rules and regulations, modification for hardship, record.
Section 408.336SectionSki lifts; fees.
Section 408.337SectionChief inspector; inspection service.
Section 408.338SectionRevenue; disbursements.
Section 408.339SectionNotice of public hearing.
Section 408.340SectionViolations; penalties; rules.
Section 408.341SectionSkier conduct; prohibited conduct in ski area.
Section 408.342SectionDuties of skier in ski area; acceptance of dangers.
Section 408.343SectionAccidents causing injury; notice; identification; misdemeanor; penalty.
Section 408.344SectionViolation of act; liability.
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