MCL - Act 368 of 1978


Act 368 of 1978

AN ACT to protect and promote the public health; to codify, revise, consolidate, classify, and add to the laws relating to public health; to provide for the prevention and control of diseases and disabilities; to provide for the classification, administration, regulation, financing, and maintenance of personal, environmental, and other health services and activities; to create or continue, and prescribe the powers and duties of, departments, boards, commissions, councils, committees, task forces, and other agencies; to prescribe the powers and duties of governmental entities and officials; to regulate occupations, facilities, and agencies affecting the public health; to regulate health maintenance organizations and certain third party administrators and insurers; to provide for the imposition of a regulatory fee; to provide for the levy of taxes against certain health facilities or agencies; to promote the efficient and economical delivery of health care services, to provide for the appropriate utilization of health care facilities and services, and to provide for the closure of hospitals or consolidation of hospitals or services; to provide for the collection and use of data and information; to provide for the transfer of property; to provide certain immunity from liability; to regulate and prohibit the sale and offering for sale of drug paraphernalia under certain circumstances; to provide for the implementation of federal law; to provide for penalties and remedies; to provide for sanctions for violations of this act and local ordinances; to provide for an appropriation and supplements; to repeal certain acts and parts of acts; to repeal certain parts of this act; and to repeal certain parts of this act on specific dates.

History: 1978, Act 368, Eff. Sept. 30, 1978 ;-- Am. 1985, Act 198, Eff. Mar. 31, 1986 ;-- Am. 1988, Act 60, Eff. Aug. 1, 1989 ;-- Am. 1988, Act 139, Imd. Eff. June 3, 1988 ;-- Am. 1993, Act 361, Eff. Sept. 1, 1994 ;-- Am. 1994, Act 170, Imd. Eff. June 17, 1994 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 332, Imd. Eff. Aug. 10, 1998 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 303, Imd. Eff. May 10, 2002 ;-- Am. 2003, Act 234, Imd. Eff. Dec. 29, 2003
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of the Department of Insurance and Office of the Commissioner on Insurance from the Department of Licensing and Regulation to the Department of Commerce, see E.R.O. No. 1991-9, compiled at MCL 338.3501 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.For transfer of powers and duties of certain health-related functions, boards, and commissions from the Department of Licensing and Regulation to the Department of Commerce, see E.R.O. No. 1991-9, compiled at MCL 338.3501 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.For transfer of powers and duties of licensing of substance abuse programs and certification of substance abuse workers in the division of program standards, evaluation, and data services of the center for substance abuse services, from the department of public health to the director of the department of commerce, see E.R.O. No. 1996-1, compiled at MCL 330.3101 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
Popular Name: Act 368

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
368-1978-1 Division ARTICLE 1 PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS (333.1101...333.1299)
368-1978-2 Division ARTICLE 2 ADMINISTRATION (333.2201...333.3625)
368-1978-6 Division ARTICLE 6 SUBSTANCE ABUSE (333.6101...333.6523)
368-1978-7 Division ARTICLE 7 CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES (333.7101...333.7545)
368-1978-8 Division ARTICLE 8 PHARMACEUTICAL-GRADE CANNABIS (333.8101...333.8511)
368-1978-9 Division ARTICLE 9 SUPPORTIVE PERSONAL HEALTH SERVICES (333.9101...333.9709)
368-1978-10 Division ARTICLE 10 ANATOMICAL GIFTS AND DISPOSITION OF HUMAN BODY PARTS (333.10101...333.11101)
368-1978-12 Division ARTICLE 12 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH (333.12101...333.13832)
368-1978-15 Division ARTICLE 15 OCCUPATIONS (333.16101...333.18838)
368-1978-17 Division ARTICLE 17 FACILITIES AND AGENCIES (333.20101...333.22260)
368-1978-18 Division ARTICLE 18 SURPRISE MEDICAL BILLING (333.24501...333.24517)
368-1978-19 Division ARTICLE 19 REPEALS, SAVINGS CLAUSES, AND EFFECTIVE DATES (333.25101...333.25211)