MCL - Section 38.517

Act 78 of 1935

38.517 Definitions.

Sec. 17.

     As used in this act:
    (a) "Appointing power" means each person or group of persons who, acting singly or in conjunction, as a mayor, city manager, council, common council, commission, or otherwise, is or are vested by law with power and authority to select, appoint, or employ any person to hold any office, place, position, or employment subject to civil service.
    (b) "Appointment" means selection, promotion, appointing, or employing any person to hold any office, place, or position of employment subject to civil service.
    (c) "City" means a city, village, or other municipality that has a full-time paid fire or police department, or both.
    (d) "Commission" means the civil service commission created by this act.
    (e) "Commissioner" means any 1 of the 3 commissioners of the commission.
    (f) "Examination" means any test, process, evaluation, or any other procedure used to determine a candidate's merit, suitability, or fitness for the position for which he or she is applying.
    (g) "Full-time paid member" means an officer, fire fighter, or police officer who is paid regularly by the city and devotes his or her whole time to fire fighting, law enforcement, or related activities.
    (h) "Municipality" means a township, charter township, city, or incorporated village.

History: 1935, Act 78, Imd. Eff. May 24, 1935 ;-- Am. 1945, Act 287, Imd. Eff. May 25, 1945 ;-- CL 1948, 38.517 ;-- Am. 1951, Act 15, Eff. Sept. 28, 1951 ;-- Am. 1986, Act 155, Imd. Eff. July 3, 1986
Popular Name: Police and Fire Civil Service Act