MCL - Section 289.3135

Act 92 of 2000

289.3135 Certification of local health department; application; qualifications.

Sec. 3135.

    (1) The department shall make available to any local health department an application form to be completed as a request for certification. The application shall provide information needed to substantiate the request to become a certified health department.
    (2) A local health department seeking certification shall have sufficient trained administrative, evaluation, and support personnel and sufficient equipment to enforce applicable laws and rules consistent with current state standards in all licensed establishments within its jurisdictional boundaries.
    (3) A certified health department shall demonstrate to the department the ability to conduct evaluations and related activities in accordance with the department's electronic evaluation system within prescribed time limitations utilized by the department. Evaluation, investigation, and legal actions and related activities shall be reported to the department on forms furnished by the department.
    (4) A certified health department must be capable of conducting necessary sampling and product surveillance equal to state standards.

History: 2000, Act 92, Eff. Nov. 8, 2000 ;-- Am. 2007, Act 113, Eff. Apr. 1, 2008
Compiler's Notes: Sec. 1117 of Act 92 of 2000 provides:“Sec. 1117. (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), this act takes effect 6 months after the date of enactment.“(2) Until 6 months after the effective date of this act, compliance with the standards of the design, construction, and equipment of a food service establishment approved under former sections 12901, 12902, 12903, 12904, 12905a, 12906, 12907, 12908, 12910, 12911, 12912, 12913, 12916, and 12921 of the public health code, MCL 333.12901, 333.12902, 333.12903, 333.12904, 333.12905a, 333.12906, 333.12907, 333.12908, 333.12910, 333.12911, 333.12912, 333.12913, 333.12916, and 333.12921, is considered compliance with this act.“(3) Beginning 6 months after the effective date of this act, a food service establishment shall comply with the standards of design, construction, and equipment established under this act.”