MCL - Section 333.2431

PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 368 of 1978


333.2431 Local health department; requirements; report; reviewing plan for organization of local health department; waiver.

Sec. 2431.

    (1) A local health department shall:
    (a) Have a plan of organization approved by the department.
    (b) Demonstrate ability to provide required services.
    (c) Demonstrate ability to defend and indemnify employees for civil liability sustained in the performance of official duties except for wanton and wilful misconduct.
    (d) Meet the other requirements of this part.
    (2) Each local health department shall report to the department at least annually on its activities, including information required by the department.
    (3) In reviewing a plan for organization of a local health department, the department shall consider the fiscal capacity and public health effort of the applicant and shall encourage boundaries consistent with those of planning agencies established pursuant to federal law.
    (4) The department may waive a requirement of this section during the option period specified in section 2422 based on acceptable plan development during the planning period described in section 2424 and thereafter based on acceptable progress toward implementation of the plan as determined by the department.


History: 1978, Act 368, Eff. Sept. 30, 1978 ;-- Am. 1985, Act 18, Imd. Eff. May 16, 1985
Popular Name: Act 368