MCL - Section 445.1857

CREDIT REFORM ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 162 of 1995


445.1857 Fees or charges servicing extension of credit; charge, collection, and receipt by depository institution; credit card arrangement fees and charges considered as interest; excessive fee or charge.

Sec. 7.

    (1) In addition to the interest or finance charges that are authorized under section 4, a depository institution may charge, collect, and receive from a borrower or buyer all fees and charges that are agreed to or accepted by the borrower or buyer including those relating to making, closing, processing, disbursing, extending, committing to extend, readjusting, renewing, collecting payments upon, or otherwise servicing an extension of credit or any occurrence or transaction related to an extension of credit.
    (2) For any credit card arrangement, all fees and charges allowed by this section are considered interest.
    (3) A depository institution shall not require a borrower or buyer to pay an excessive fee or charge.


History: 1995, Act 162, Eff. Mar. 28, 1996
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of authority, powers, duties, functions, and responsibility of the financial institutions bureau and the commissioner of the financial institutions bureau to the commissioner of the office of financial and insurance services and the office of financial and insurance services by type III transfer, see E.R.O. No. 2000-2, compiled at MCL 445.2003 of the Michigan compiled laws.