MCL - Section 445.253

REGULATION OF COLLECTION PRACTICES (EXCERPT)
Act 70 of 1981


445.253 Cease and desist order; hearing; failure to comply with order; action in circuit court; fine.

Sec. 3.

    (1) The attorney general may order a regulated person to cease and desist from violating this act.
    (2) A regulated person ordered to cease and desist is entitled to a hearing before the appropriate officer as determined by the attorney general if he or she files a written request within 30 days after the effective date of the order.
    (3) If a regulated person fails to comply with a cease and desist order issued pursuant to this act, the attorney general may commence an action in the circuit court for Ingham county or in a circuit court for a county where the person is doing business, to enjoin violations of the cease and desist order or to seek enforcement of a previously issued order. The court may impose a fine or not more than $500.00 for each violation of the cease and desist order.


History: 1981, Act 70, Imd. Eff. June 29, 1981