MCL - Section 339.2515

Act 299 of 1980

339.2515 Listing agreement; discrimination prohibited; burden of proof; legal and equitable remedies.

Sec. 2515.

    (1) A listing agreement entered into between the broker and seller or lessor of property shall contain language that discrimination because of religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, familial status, or marital status on the part of the real estate broker, real estate salesperson, seller, or lessor is prohibited.
    (2) This article shall not authorize the department to assume any facts not in evidence or compel a party to prove innocence of charges before the charges have been proven by the department. The department shall at all times bear the burden of proof to all charges made against a party.
    (3) This article shall not diminish the right of a party to pursue and utilize direct and immediate legal or equitable remedies in a court of competent jurisdiction.

History: 1980, Act 299, Imd. Eff. Oct. 21, 1980 ;-- Am. 1981, Act 83, Imd. Eff. July 1, 1981 ;-- Am. 1993, Act 93, Imd. Eff. July 13, 1993 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 90, Imd. Eff. May 13, 1998
Popular Name: Act 299