MCL - Act 199 of 1962


Act 199 of 1962

AN ACT to provide for the inspection, licensing, and regulation of ski areas and ski lifts; to provide for the safety of skiers, spectators, and the public using ski areas; to provide for certain presumptions relative to liability for an injury or damage sustained by skiers; to prescribe the duties of skiers and ski area operators; to create a ski area safety board; to provide for the disposition of revenues; to provide for liability for damages which result from a violation of this act; to provide civil fines for certain violations of this act; and to provide criminal penalties for certain violations of this act.

History: 1962, Act 199, Imd. Eff. June 7, 1962 ;-- Am. 1981, Act 86, Imd. Eff. July 2, 1981 ;-- Am. 1995, Act 120, Imd. Eff. June 30, 1995
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties of certain occupational functions, boards, and commissions from the Department of Licensing and Regulation to the Department of Commerce, see E.R.O. No. 1991-9, compiled MCL 338.3501 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 408.321 Section Ski area safety act of 1962; short title.
Section 408.322 Section Definitions.
Section 408.323 Section Ski area safety board; creation; composition; qualifications; ex officio members.
Section 408.324 Section Ski area safety board; appointment and terms of members; vacancies.
Section 408.325 Section Ski area safety board; conducting business at public meeting; notice; election of chairperson and other officers; quorum; meetings; compensation and expenses.
Section 408.326 Section Rules; proposed legislation establishing fee schedule.
Section 408.326a Section Duties of ski area operator.
Section 408.327 Section Promulgation of rules.
Section 408.328 Section Commissioner of labor; administration of act.
Section 408.329 Section Ski lifts; permits requirement, inspection.
Section 408.330 Section Ski lifts; temporary permits.
Section 408.331 Section Ski lifts; permits, issuance, expiration.
Section 408.332 Section Ski lifts; erection, alteration, moving, plans and specifications; rope tows.
Section 408.333 Section Ski lifts; order to cease operation.
Section 408.334 Section Ski lifts; existing installations.
Section 408.335 Section Ski lifts; rules and regulations, modification for hardship, record.
Section 408.336 Section Ski lifts; fees.
Section 408.337 Section Chief inspector; inspection service.
Section 408.338 Section Revenue; disbursements.
Section 408.339 Section Notice of public hearing.
Section 408.340 Section Violations; penalties; rules.
Section 408.341 Section Skier conduct; prohibited conduct in ski area.
Section 408.342 Section Duties of skier in ski area; acceptance of dangers.
Section 408.343 Section Accidents causing injury; notice; identification; misdemeanor; penalty.
Section 408.344 Section Violation of act; liability.