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Rule Revisions for Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

2015-027 LR

Securities
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Corporations, Securities, & Commercial Licensing)

In 2008 the Uniform Securities Act, 1964 PA 264, was repealed and replaced with the Uniform Securities Act (2002), 2008 PA 551. The act requires the department to promulgate rules and this new rule set will meet that statutory requirement. The Uniform Securities Act (2002) was amended in 2013 by 2013 PA 264 to permit the Department to promulgate rules to implement the provisions of section 202a, and in 2014 by 2014 PA 355, to permit the Department to promulgate rules that the administrator considers necessary to administer Article 4a of the Uniform Securities Act.


2017-084 LR

Part 14. Tunnels, Shafts, Caissons and Cofferdams
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , MIOSHA)

CS Part 14 Tunnels, Shafts, Caissons, and Cofferdams gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from health and safety hazards in the workplace when using tunnels, shafts, caissons, and cofferdams.


2017-095 LR

Complaints
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Community and Health Systems)

These rules provide the process for receiving and handling complaints filed against a health facility. The current rule set will be rescinded and recodified into a single new rule set for licensing health facilities or agencies that will comport with today’s practice standards, harmonize them with current federal law and regulations, and to reflect the current organization of state licensing functions.


2017-096 LR

Public Inspection of License Records
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Community and Health Systems)

These rules provide for the public inspection and copying of license records for health facilities. The current rule set will be rescinded and recodified into a single new rule set for licensing health facilities or agencies that will comport with today’s practice standards, harmonize them with current federal law and regulations, and to reflect the current organization of state licensing functions.


2017-097 LR

Hospice Licensure Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Community and Health Systems)

These rules provide the licensing regulations for hospice facilities, including establishing the standards for quality of care. The current rule set will be rescinded and recodified into a single new rule set for licensing health facilities or agencies that will comport with today’s practice standards, harmonize them with current federal law and regulations, and reflect the current organization of state licensing functions.


2017-098 LR

Minimum Standards for Hospitals
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Community and Health Systems)

These rules provide the licensing regulations for hospitals, including establishing the standards for quality of care. The current rule set will be rescinded and recodified into a single new rule set for licensing health facilities or agencies that will comport with today’s practice standards, harmonize them with current federal law and regulations, and reflect the current organization of state licensing functions.


2017-099 LR

Nursing Homes and Nursing Care Facilities
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Community and Health Systems)

These rules provide the licensing regulations for Nursing Homes and Nursing Care facilities, including establishing the standards for quality of care. The current rule set will be rescinded and recodified into a single new rule set for licensing health facilities or agencies that will comport with today’s practice standards, harmonize them with current federal law and regulations, and reflect the current organization of state licensing functions.


2017-100 LR

Freestanding Surgical Outpatient Facilities
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Community and Health Systems)

These rules provide for the licensing regulations of freestanding surgical outpatient facilities including establishing the standards for quality of care. The current rule set will be rescinded and recodified into a single new rule set for licensing health facilities or agencies that will comport with today’s practice standards, harmonize them with current federal law and regulations, and to reflect the current organization of state licensing functions.


2017-101 LR

Licensing Health Facilities or Agencies
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Community and Health Systems)

There are six rule sets for licensing health facilities and agencies. Although most of them have undergone periodic review and revision, it has been too long since a comprehensive review and revision was done to assure they comport with current practice standards, to harmonize them with current federal law and regulations, and to reflect the current organization of state licensing functions. Some of these rules are obsolete and there is a significant amount of duplication between rule sets. The purpose of promulgating a single new rule set for health facility licensing is to better protect the health, safety, and welfare of individuals receiving care and services in or from a health facility or agency, and to assure the medical accountability for reimbursed care provided by a certified health facility or agency participating in a federal or state health program. The new rule set will focus on core principles and standards of health facility licensing; fulfill statutory requirements; comport with current practice standards; harmonize with federal law and regulations; and, be free of redundant, obsolete, or unnecessary language. The new rule set will replace the following six rule sets.


2018-018 LR

Michigan Administrative Hearing System Uniform Hearing Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Michigan Administrative Hearing System)

The purpose of the proposed changes is to refine certain rules to clarify current practices, reflect statutory changes and department reorganizations, eliminate duplicative or unnecessary rules, and promote greater efficiency and fairness.


2018-023 LR

Board of Physical Therapy - General Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The proposed rules will rescind rules that are addressed elsewhere in state statute and will adopt the most recent versions of already adopted standards. In addition, the proposed rules will update the licensure requirements for applicants who have graduated from a non-accredited educational program and replace continuing education activities that are no longer available with new activities.


2018-027 LR

Unbundled Network Element and Local Interconnection Services
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Public Service Commission)

Any service quality rules promulgated by the commission shall expire within 3 years of the effective date of the rules.The PSC proposes to re-promulgate the rules with no changes.


2018-029 LR

Licensing Rules for Family and Group Child Care Homes
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Community and Health Systems)

The proposed rules will embrace the existing Licensing Rules for Family and Group Child Care Homes with amendments, deletions, and additions deemed necessary to comply with changes in 1973 PA 116 as amended by Public Acts 256, 257, 258, and 259 of 2017. This will provide the latest standards to protect the health and safety of children in Family and Group Child Care Homes.


2018-030 LR

Basic Local Exchange Service Customer Migration
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Public Service Commission)

The PSC proposes to re-promulgate these rules with no changes.


2018-031 LR

Board of Midwifery
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The purpose of the Board of Midwifery Rules is to regulate the prelicensure education, licensure, practice, conduct and classification of conditions, licensure renewal, relicensure, and continuing education for licensed midwives. Part 171 of the Public Health Code, MCL 333.17101 through MCL 333.17123, effective April 4, 2017, established the formation of the Board of Midwifery and required the Board to enact rules within 24 months after the effective date of Part 171.


2018-032 LR

Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Community and Health Systems)

The proposed rules will revise the existing Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers with amendments, deletions, and additions deemed necessary to comply with changes in 1973 PA 116, as amended by Pubic Acts 256, 257, 258 and 259 of 2017. This will provide the latest standards to protect the health and safety of children in child care centers.


2018-033 LR

Board of Nursing – General Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The purpose of the Board of Nursing Rules is to regulate the prelicensure education, licensure, specialty certification, licensure renewal, relicensure, continuing education for licensed nurses, and the nursing professional fund scholarship program.


2018-034 LR

Board of Occupational Therapists - General Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The purpose of the Board of Occupational Therapist Rules is to regulate the prelicensure education, licensure, licensure renewal, relicensure, and continuing education for occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants.


2018-035 LR

Board of Dentistry – General Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The purpose of the Dentistry – General Rules is to regulate the prelicensure education, licensure, licensure renewal, relicensure, and continuing education for dentists, registered dental assistants, and registered dental hygienists.


2018-037 LR

Optometry General Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The Optometry General Rules pertain to the licensure, relicensure, and renewal for optometrists. The current rules include outdated information and do not comply with current statutory requirements.


2018-039 LR

Board of Pharmacy – General Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The draft rules have been reorganized and substantially rewritten to provide for rules that encompass all the necessary requirements for licensing and regulating the practice for pharmacists, pharmacies, and manufacturers and wholesale distributors of drugs and devices. The draft rules include parts for general provisions, pharmacist licenses, pharmacy licenses, manufacturer licenses, wholesale distributor licenses, and the practice of pharmacy.


2018-040 LR

Board of Nursing Home Administrators - General Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The Nursing Home Administrators General Rules pertain to the licensure, relicensure, and renewal for nursing home administrators. The proposed rules will reorganize, update, and revise the current rules to comply with current statutory requirements and for clarity.


2018-041 LR

Board of Respiratory Care
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The Respiratory Care General Rules pertain to the licensure, relicensure, and renewal for respiratory therapists. The current rules contain obsolete information and do not comply with current statutory requirements.


2018-042 LR

Preservation of Records of Electric, Gas, And Water Utilities
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Public Service Commission)

The purpose of the rules revision is to rescind or revise references to outdated methods of record keeping and retention, and to include currently employed methods, such as electronic storage. The rules were last revised in 1980 and are not consistent with modern modes of record storage. For example, the rules refer to the correct manner in which to store punch cards, a record keeping method that is considered to be outdated.


2018-049 LR

Marriage and Family Therapy – General Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The general purpose of these rules is to provide educational and licensure requirements.


2018-050 LR

Task Force on Physician’s Assistants – General Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The general purpose of these rules is to provide educational and licensure requirements.


2018-054 LR

Construction Codes - Part 5. Residential Code
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Construction Codes)

The rules currently adopt by reference Chapters 1 and 2 of the International Residential Code. The bureau is revising the above rules that are in Part 5. Residential Code, to correct conflicts and inconsistencies between the two chapters of the Residential Code and the Stille-DeRossett-Hale Single State Construction Code Act 230 PA 1972 and the Skilled Trades Regulation Act, 407 PA 2016.


2018-059 LR

Construction Code - Part 4. Building Code
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Construction Codes)

Part 4 of the Construction Code currently adopts by reference the 2015 edition of the International Building Code (IBC), which is developed by the International Code Council and is based on building principles used in building codes across the country. Part 4 also includes rules that amend the IBC to address laws and climate conditions that are specific to Michigan. The proposed rules will adopt by reference the 2018 edition of the IBC with amendments, deletions, and additions deemed necessary for use in Michigan.


2018-060 LR

Construction Code - Part 9A. Mechanical Code
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Construction Codes)

The proposed rules will adopt by reference the 2018 edition of the International Mechanical Code (IMC), with amendments, deletions, and additions deemed necessary for use in Michigan. Part 9a. of the Construction Code currently adopts by reference the 2015 edition of the IMC, which is based on mechanical principals used in mechanical codes across the country. Part 9a. also includes rules that amend the IMC to address mechanical practices that are specific to Michigan and that delete those requirements in the IMC that do not pertain to Michigan because of the state’s geographic and environmental features.


2018-061 LR

Construction Code - Part 7. Plumbing Code
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Construction Codes)

Part 7 of the Construction Code currently adopts by reference the 2015 edition of the International Plumbing Code (IPC), which is based on plumbing principles used plumbing codes across the country. Part 7 also includes rules that amend the IPC that address plumbing practices that are specific to Michigan and to delete those requirements in the IPC that do not pertain to Michigan because the State’s geographic and environmental features. The proposed rules will adopt by reference the 2018 edition of the IPC with amendments, deletions, and additions deemed necessary for use in Michigan.


2018-062 LR

Board of Athletic Trainers
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The Athletic Trainers General Rules pertain to the licensure, relicensure, and license renewal for athletic trainers. The current rules contain outdated and incomplete information which will be updated and amended.


2018-065 LR

Barbers
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The purpose of the proposed rules is to amend the previously adopted rules to eliminate outdated language and create consistency with 1980 PA 299, known as the occupational code. Many of the rules establishing sanitation and equipment requirements have not been revised since 1991. The proposed rules will amend the sanitation requirements to reflect current standards. The proposed rules will also update the equipment standards for a barber college to remove the requirement to possess a chalkboard, dictionary, and skin and hair charts.


2018-070 LR

Qualified Interpreter – General Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The purpose of the Qualified Interpreter – General Rules is to regulate the minimum credentials, endorsements, levels of expected proficiency, application, testing, licensure, renewal, relicensure, minimum standards of practice, disciplinary procedures, and continuing education for interpreters.


2018-072 LR

Subdivisions of Land
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Construction Codes)

The general purpose of the Land Division Act Rules is for the approval of plats, including forms, certificates of approval, and other required certificates, captioning of plats and numbering of lots. The proposed changes address removing sections that overreach the authority of the state, clarifying the approval path for a specific platting situation and updating language and procedure to accept new technologies.


2018-073 LR

Ski Area Safety
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Corporations, Securities, & Commercial Licensing)

R 408.65 is being revised to update a reference to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard B77.1 on safety requirements for passenger ropeways – aerial tramways, aerial lifts, surface lifts, tows and conveyors that is adopted by reference in this rule.


2018-095 LR

Michigan Medical Marihuana
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Medical Marihuana Regulation)

The Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA), MCL 333.26421, authorizes the medical use of marihuana for qualifying patients and provides for the issuance of registry identification cards to qualifying patients and their caregivers, if applicable. The administrative rules implement the requirements of the MMMA.


2018-105 LR

Unarmed Combat
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Corporations, Securities, & Commercial Licensing)

The proposed changes are designed to synch with the changes to the Unarmed Combat Regulatory Act, MCL 338.3610 to 338.3661a (the “Act”), as the result of 2017 PA 146. Under Public Act 146, the Department is required to promulgate rules to establish weight classes for contestants. Previously, those weight classes were in the Act but then were struck from the Act under 2017 PA 146.


2018-106 LR

Board of Podiatry – General Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The Podiatric Medicine and Surgery General Rules pertain to the licensure, relicensure, and license renewals for podiatrists. The current rules contain outdated and incomplete information which will be updated and amended.


2018-107 LR

Board of Psychology - General Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The general purpose of these rules provides educational, licensure, and continuing education requirements. The proposed substantive changes to the rules will amend the rules to: - Provide additional and clarifying definitions, including the meaning of the term “extreme hardship” and what types of entities qualify as an “organized health care setting.” And general updates.


2019-003 LR

Part 11. Fixed and Portable Ladders
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , MIOSHA)

CS Part 11 Fixed and Portable Ladders gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from health and safety hazards in the workplace when using fixed and portable ladders. This standard is being amended due to the recently revised federal regulations 1910 Subpart D, in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. MIOSHA is adding R 408.41124(15), in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard 1926.1053(a)(1)(i). In addition, minor editorial and formatting changes are being made, including changing the title of the standard.


2019-004 LR

Part 30. Telecommunications
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , MIOSHA)

CS Part 30 Telecommunications for Construction gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from health and safety hazards in the workplace when using telecommunications. These rules will amend the state specific version of the recently revised federal regulations 1910 Subpart D, in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. In addition, minor editorial and formatting changes are being made, including changing the title of the standard.


2019-005 LR

Part 6. Fire Exits
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , MIOSHA)

GI Part 6 Fire Exits gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from health and safety hazards in the workplace when using fire exits. This standard is being amended due to the recently revised federal regulations 1910 Subpart D, in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. In addition, minor editorial and formatting changes are being made, including changing the title of the standard.


2019-006 LR

Part 7. Guards for Power Transmissions
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , MIOSHA)

GI Part 7 Guards for Power Transmission gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from health and safety hazards in the workplace when using guards for power transmission. This standard is being amended due to the recently revised federal regulations 1910 Subpart D, in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. In addition, minor editorial and formatting changes are being made, including changing the title of the standard.


2019-007 LR

Part 14. Conveyors
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , MIOSHA)

GI Part 14 Conveyors gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from health and safety hazards in the workplace when using conveyors. This standard is being amended due to the recently revised federal regulations 1910 Subpart D, in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. MIOSHA is removing a definition in R 408.11403(2), in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. In addition, minor editorial and formatting changes are being made, including changing the title of the standard.


2019-008 LR

Part 17. Refuse Packer Units
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , MIOSHA)

GI Part 17 Refuse Packer Units gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from health and safety hazards in the workplace when using refuse packer units. This standard is being amended due to the recently revised federal regulations 1910 Subpart D, in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. In addition, minor editorial and formatting changes are being made, including changing the title of the standard.


2019-009 LR

Part 20. Underhung Cranes and Monorail Systems
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , MIOSHA)

GI Part 20 Underhung Cranes and Monorail Systems gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from health and safety hazards in the workplace when using underhung cranes and monorail systems. This standard is being amended due to the recently revised federal regulations 1910 Subpart D, in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. In addition, minor editorial and formatting changes are being made, including changing the title of the standard.


2019-010 LR

Part 26. Metalworking Machinery
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , MIOSHA)

GI Part 26 Metalworking Machinery gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from health and safety hazards in the workplace when using metalworking machinery. This standard is being amended due to the recently revised federal regulations 1910 Subpart D, in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. MIOSHA is adding Figure 1, in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard 1910.217(f)(4). In addition, minor editorial and formatting changes are being made, including changing the title of the standard.


2019-011 LR

Part 42. Forging
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , MIOSHA)

GI Part 42 Forging gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from health and safety hazards in the workplace when forging. This standard is being amended due to the recently revised federal regulations 1910 Subpart D, in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. In addition, minor editorial and formatting changes are being made, including changing the title of the standard.


2019-012 LR

Part 53. Tree Trimming and Removal
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , MIOSHA)

GI Part 53 Tree Trimming and Removal gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from health and safety hazards in the workplace when involved with tree trimming and removal. This standard is being amended due to the recently revised federal regulations 1910 Subpart D, in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. MIOSHA is removing R 408.15355(3), in order to correct the administrative code. This subrule is in the administrative code twice; it is also in R 408.15342(3). . In addition, minor editorial and formatting changes are being made, including changing the title of the standard.


2019-013 LR

Part 57. Oil and Gas Drilling and Servicing Operations
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , MIOSHA)

GI Part 57 Oil and Gas Drilling and Servicing Operations gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from health and safety hazards in the workplace when involved with oil and gas drilling and servicing operations. This standard is being amended due to the recently revised federal regulations 1910 Subpart D, in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. In addition, minor editorial and formatting changes are being made, including changing the title of the standard.


2019-014 LR

Part 62. Plastic Molding
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , MIOSHA)

GI Part 62 Plastic Molding gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from health and safety hazards in the workplace when using plastic molding machines. This standard is being amended due to the recently revised federal regulations 1910 Subpart D, in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. In addition, minor editorial and formatting changes are being made, including changing the title of the standard.


2019-015 LR

Part 74 Fire Fighting
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , MIOSHA)

GI Part 74 Fire Fighting gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from health and safety hazards in the workplace when fire fighting. This standard is being amended due to the recently revised federal regulations 1910 Subpart D, in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. In addition, minor editorial and formatting changes are being made, including changing the title of the standard.


2019-016 LR

Part 81. Baking Operations
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , MIOSHA)

GI Part 81 Baking Operations gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from health and safety hazards in the workplace when using baking operations. This standard is being amended due to the recently revised federal regulations 1910 Subpart D, in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. In addition, minor editorial and formatting changes are being made, including changing the title of the standard.


2019-017 LR

Part 44. Foundries
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , MIOSHA)

GI Part 44 Foundries gives direction to employers and employees on protecting Michigan employees from health and safety hazards in the workplace when involved with foundries. This standard is being amended due to the recently revised federal regulations 1910 Subpart D, in order to be as effective as the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. In addition, minor editorial and formatting changes are being made, including changing the title of the standard.


2019-021 LR

Fire Fighters Training Council
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Fire Services)

This rule set deals with the administrative procedures and processes governing the scope, authority and conduct of the Michigan Firefighters Training Council and the approval and certification of courses, instructors, institutions and fire fighter credentials in the state. The Firefighters Training Council Act (Public Act 291 of 1966) was recently amended by Public Act 144 of 2017, which took effect on January 31, 2018. Public Act 144 amended the current Act to do the following, including but not limited to, revising and expanding the duties of the State Fire Marshal and the Council pertaining to the development of standards and examination requirements for certification as a fire service member; establishing continuing education requirements for maintaining certification; establishing a disciplinary process for the suspension or revocation of a certification for certain violations; and, promulgating rules for the development, conduct, and responsibilities of a county training committee in each county in the State. Because the current rule set does not reflect the requirements in the current statute, as amended, the rules are being revised to implement the provisions added to the Act under Public Act 144.


2019-022 LR

Board of Pharmacy - Continuing Education
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The Pharmacy Continuing Education rules pertain to license renewals, continuing education requirements, approval of continuing education courses and programs, and acceptable continuing education activities. The draft rules have been reorganized and rewritten to provide the requirements necessary to aid a licensee in accumulating the continuing education credits necessary for license renewal.


2019-023 LR

Michigan Fireworks Safety General Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Fire Services)

The rules are required by PA 256 of 2011 (the Michigan Fireworks Safety Act) which was recently amended by PA 634, 635, and 636 of 2018. The rules are being revised due to conflicts and changes introduced in the legislative changes that are not currently addressed and to provide clarification for issues found during prior year’s inspections.


2019-024 LR

Public Health Code - General Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The Public Health Code General Rules establish the specific dates that a license or registration renewal period begins or ends for licenses and registrations regulated by the Public Health Code. The rules also provide general rules applicable to all professions regulated under Article 15 of the Public Health Code.


2019-025 LR

Wage and Hour Division General Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Wage and Hour Division)

Public Act 138 of 2014 was repealed and replaced by 2018 PA 337, which is known as the Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act. The goal of this rule set is to revise the Wage and Hour Division General Rules in order to comply with 2018 PA 337.


2019-026 LR

Workers’ Compensation Agency – General Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Workers Compensation Agency)

The general purpose of these rules is to provide consumers with procedures and guidance for addressing workers’ compensation claims, contested hearings, and workers’ compensation insurance policies, in order to carry out the provisions of the Worker’s Disability Compensation Act. The entire rule set will be updated for accuracy and procedural consistency. Additional proposed changes to the rules are as follows: All rules referencing the filing of agency forms will be updated to reflect the implementation of electronic filing with the agency. Applicable rules will be changed to add the newly created Private Employer Group Self-Insurers Security Fund (PEGSISF) pursuant to MCL 418.501. Rules will be updated to change references of the agency from “bureau” to “agency,” pursuant to ERO No. 2003-1, MCL 445.2011.


2019-027 LR

Workers' Compensation Health Care Services Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Workers Compensation Agency)

The HCS Rules are updated annually in order to provide the Agency’s external customers with updated health care fee schedules for reimbursement to providers for treatment of injured workers, and to guide providers and payers on the scope of reimbursement. The HCS rules must maintain consistency with the most recent medical indexes, billing codes and fee schedules published by Medicare and other entities, in a timely fashion.


2019-028 LR

Cosmetology – General Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

These rules provide licensure and sanitation requirements, operational and equipment requirements for a cosmetology establishment and a school of cosmetology, and minimal standards of acceptable practice for the profession.


2019-030 LR

Technical Standards for Electric Service
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Public Service Commission)

These rules apply to electric utility service provided by utilities that are subject to the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commission. The rules are intended to promote safe and adequate electric service to the public, to provide standards for uniform and reasonable electric practices by utilities, and to encourage efficiency and safety.


2019-031 LR

Professional Engineers – General Rules
(Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Bureau of Professional Licensing)

The general purpose of the proposed rules is to amend the previously adopted rules to eliminate outdated language, create consistency with 1980 PA 299, known as the occupational code, and provide clarity regarding the requirements for licensure, renewal, relicensure, and the standards of practice and professional conduct.