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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In 2008 the Uniform Securities Act, 1964 PA 264, was repealed and replaced with the Uniform Securities Act (2002), 2008 PA 551.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.


2017-062 EQ

Part 4. Emissions Limitations and Prohibitions - Sulfur-Bearing Compounds
(Environmental Quality , Air Quality Division)

The purpose of the revisions to R 336.1401, R 336.1402, R 336.1404, and R 336.1420 is to update material adopted by reference. R 336.1440 is a new rule for controlling SO2 at large coal-burning power plants in St. Clair County and thereby meeting the SO2 State Implementation Plan requirements.


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.


2017-092 TY

Michigan Gaming Control Board - Administrative Rules - Casino Gaming (Parts 1-16)
(Treasury, Michigan Gaming Control Board)

These rules will provide the regulatory framework for the licensing and operation of the three commercial casinos located in Detroit, their suppliers and employees. The rule set will eliminate the definitions of business or calendar day because the casinos operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; include standard industry acronyms for electronic gaming devices, random access memory, random number generator; remove the definition of public official because the term is not used in the rules; clarify persons authorized to carry weapons in casinos, and express permission to carry handcuffs by private casino security personnel is being eliminated; change the location of MGCB’s principal office from Lansing to Detroit; revise the requirements relating to the transfers of ownership, suspected criminal activity reporting, patron disputes procedures, application process, and revise exemptions from supplier licensing; modify the process to appeal a board decision; update the rules on surveillance, instruments of monetary value, conduct of gaming and gaming equipment, remove tokens, and movement of electronic gaming devices and live table games; revised parking space requirements; ensure processes are in place to prevent disassociated persons from participating in gaming activities.


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.


2018-012 EQ

Hazardous Waste Management
(Environmental Quality , Waste Management & Radiological Protection Division)

The purpose of the rules is to maintain federal authorization to administer the state's Hazardous Waste Management Program under Part 111, Hazardous Waste Management, of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended (Act 451), in lieu of the federal Hazardous Waste Management Program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976, as amended by the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984 (RCRA); to improve the overall quality of the rules in terms of clarification of existing requirements and areas of program coverage; and to reduce some of the burdens on the regulated community by providing streamlined and flexible requirements. The rules address federal revisions required to maintain authorization and those that authorized states have the option of incorporating into their rules for consistency purposes. The revisions address generator improvement, import/export, and electronic manifesting requirements. The rules also address revisions based on DEQ and public recommendations relating to hazardous waste identification and listing, aerosol cans as universal waste, adoption by reference updates, and typographical corrections.


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.


2018-026 TA

Unemployment Insurance
(Talent and Economic Development, Talent and Investment Agency)

The purpose of the rules is to allow the Unemployment Insurance Agency to comply with both federal and State of Michigan requirements in combatting Identity theft.


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.


2018-046 HS

Body Art Facilities
(Health and Human Services, Population Health and Community Services)

There are no current body art administrative rules. This administrative rule set is new. In absence of these rules, the spread of disease by improper or illegal procedures performed by body art owners, operators and technicians is likely.


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.


2018-053 ED

Teacher Tenure General Rules
(Education , State Tenure Commission)

The primary general purposes of the proposed amendments are to clarify and simplify the requirements for filing appeals to the State Tenure Commission.


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.


2018-066 ED

School Administrator Certification Code
(Education , Superintendent of Public Instruction)

The general purposes of the amendments are to align with recent amendments of the Revised School Code and the State School Aid Act; to align with Executive Reorganization Order No. 1996-6, MCL 388.993; to correct obvious errors and omissions; to add clarity; to delete obsolete, requirements; to correct and improve grammar; to delete duplicative language; and to align with Legislative Service Bureau drafting standards related to the use of passive voice and the use of “shall” and “must” (with “shall” being the auxiliary verb if the subject is a person or entity and “must” being used if the subject is inanimate).


2018-067 ED

Certification and Licensure of School Counselors
(Education , Superintendent of Public Instruction)

The general purposes of the amendments are to align with recent amendments of the Revised School Code and the State School Aid Act; to align with Executive Reorganization Order No. 1996-6, MCL 388.993; to delete two unnecessary definitions and an unnecessary, obsolete requirement; to delete obsolete language; to delete unenforced requirements; to remove redundant language; to add clarity; to correct grammatical and other errors; to align with other rules; and to align with current Legislative Service Bureau drafting standards related to the disfavored use of passive voice and to the use of “which” versus “that” and the use of the auxiliary verbs “shall” and “must” (with “shall” used only if the subject is a person or entity and “must” if the subject is inanimate).


2018-068 ED

School Psychologist Certificate Code
(Education , Superintendent of Public Instruction)

The purposes of the amendments are to correct and improve grammar; to conform with Legislative Service Bureau drafting standards related to the elimination of the use of passive voice and the use of the auxiliary verb “shall” only if the subject is a person or entity (with “must” used if the subject is inanimate); to remove a meaningless, unenforced, obsolete requirement; to align with current practice and with the amendment of the definition of “education-related professional learning” in the other certification rule sets administered by the Department of Education (which amendments are required by 2018 PA 234 and 2018 PA 235); and to add clarity consistent with MCL 380.1539b and with the requirements of procedural due process.


2018-069 ED

Teacher Certification Code
(Education , Superintendent of Public Instruction)

The primary general purpose of the amendments is to align the rules with recent statutory amendments. Other purposes include rescinding three rules that are obsolete, deleting obsolete language, adding clarity, making the rules internally consistent, correcting obvious errors, and aligning the rules with current Legislative Service Bureau standards of drafting.


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.


2018-074 HS

Reporting of Poisonings Due to Use of Prescription and Illicit
(Health and Human Services, Population Health and Community Services)

With the dramatic increase in the rise of overdoses and deaths caused by prescription medications and illicit “street” drugs, tracking the information is difficult as there is no requirement that health professionals and health facilities to report this information. Without the information, the State is unable to proportionately leverage resources to each county to combat the overdoes/death epidemic occurring in this State.


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.