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Section 28.712

MOZELLE SENIOR OR VULNERABLE ADULT MEDICAL ALERT ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 176 of 2012


28.712 Definitions.

Sec. 2.

As used in this act:

(a) "Missing senior or vulnerable adult" means a resident of this state who is 1 of the following:

(i) At least 60 years of age and is believed to be incapable of returning to his or her residence without assistance and is reported missing by a person familiar with that individual.

(ii) A vulnerable adult, as that term is defined in section 145m of the Michigan penal code, 1931 PA 328, MCL 750.145m, who is reported missing by a person familiar with that individual.

(iii) A person who is missing and suffering from senility or a physical or mental condition that subjects the person or others to personal and immediate danger.

(b) "Person familiar with the missing senior or vulnerable adult" means a missing senior's or vulnerable adult's guardian, custodian, or guardian ad litem or an individual who provides the missing senior or vulnerable adult with home health aid services, possesses a health care power of attorney for the missing senior or vulnerable adult, has proof that the missing senior or vulnerable adult has a medical condition, or otherwise has information regarding the missing senior or vulnerable adult.


History: 2012, Act 176, Imd. Eff. June 19, 2012


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