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Act 47 of 1945

AN ACT to authorize 2 or more cities, townships, and villages, or any combination of cities, townships, and villages, to incorporate a hospital authority for planning, promoting, acquiring, constructing, improving, enlarging, extending, owning, maintaining, and operating 1 or more community hospitals and related buildings or structures and related facilities; to provide for the sale, lease, or other transfer of a hospital owned by a hospital authority to a nonprofit corporation established under the laws of this state for no or nominal monetary consideration; to define hospitals and community hospitals; to provide for changes in the membership therein; to authorize the cities, townships, and villages to levy taxes for community hospital purposes; to provide for the issuance of bonds; to provide for the pledge of assessments; to provide for borrowing money for operation and maintenance and issuing notes for operation and maintenance; to validate elections heretofore held and notes heretofore issued; to validate bonds heretofore issued; to authorize condemnation proceedings; to grant certain powers of a body corporate; to validate and ratify the organization, existence, and membership of entities acting as hospital authorities under the act and the actions taken by hospital authorities and by the members of the hospital authorities; and to prescribe penalties and provide remedies.

History: 1945, Act 47, Imd. Eff. Mar. 15, 1945 ;-- Am. 1949, Act 62, Eff. Sept. 23, 1949 ;-- Am. 1952, Act 170, Imd. Eff. Apr. 24, 1952 ;-- Am. 1960, Act 65, Imd. Eff. Apr. 25, 1960 ;-- Am. 1967, Act 31, Imd. Eff. June 2, 1967 ;-- Am. 1973, Act 161, Imd. Eff. Dec. 14, 1973 ;-- Am. 1978, Act 2, Imd. Eff. Feb. 6, 1978 ;-- Am. 1978, Act 617, Imd. Eff. Jan. 6, 1979 ;-- Am. 1987, Act 117, Imd. Eff. July 14, 1987 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 186, Eff. Mar. 23, 1999
Popular Name: Municipal Hospital Authority Act

© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 331.1SectionHospital authority; formation; issuance and purpose of bonds; enlargement of powers; “hospitals” and “community hospitals and related facilities” defined.
Section 331.2SectionHospital authority; body corporate; powers; entity unable to document compliance; validation, ratification, and confirmation of actions or proceedings.
Section 331.3SectionContents of resolution creating hospital authority; subsequent membership; release from membership; prior actions and proceedings validated.
Section 331.4SectionCommunity hospitals; annual tax; reimbursement payments under Glenn Steil state revenue sharing act of 1971; additional annual tax for capital improvements; election.
Section 331.5SectionHospital board; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; temporary officers; resolutions removing members at large; duties of secretary; limitation on procedure; first meeting; election of officers; executive committee; medical advisory committee; employees; voting; committees generally; employment of former members.
Section 331.6SectionHospital board; meetings; conducting business at public meeting; notice of meeting; waiver of notice; quorum; record of meeting; availability of record and other writings to public; system of accounts; audit; treasurer's bond; bylaws, rules, and policies; violations; determination of no material assets; resolution.
Section 331.7SectionBalanced budget; preparation; contents; notice of public hearing; adoption of budget; determining respective shares of cities, townships, and villages; assessed valuations; tax levy; certification of amounts to be raised; tax limitation; payment and liability for amounts certified; reports.
Section 331.8SectionBonds; issuance; purpose; liability; payment; sale; interest rate; bonds subject to revised municipal finance act.
Section 331.8aSectionBorrowing money and issuing notes; purpose; resolution; maturity; validation of notes previously issued; bonds and notes subject to agency financing reporting act.
Section 331.8bSectionHospital board; bonds for capital improvements in anticipation of collection of additional tax levy; levy for payment of bonds and interest.
Section 331.8cSectionBonds; authorization; ordinance; referendum petition and election; notice; resolution.
Section 331.8dSectionBonds; contents of authorizing resolution; serial; installments; form; execution; payment of principal and interest; registration.
Section 331.8eSectionBonds; creation of lien in authorizing resolution; nature and effect of lien; default; receiver.
Section 331.8fSectionBonds; public sale; notice; publication; private sale.
Section 331.8gSectionBonds as negotiable instruments.
Section 331.8hSectionBonds; deposit or investment of sale proceeds; use of moneys received from sale; cancellation of bonds acquired by purchase; payment of capitalized interest.
Section 331.8iSectionFree service by hospital prohibited; rates for services.
Section 331.8jSectionAdditional bonds.
Section 331.8kSectionBonds; authorizing reduction to fix beginning and ending dates of operating year.
Section 331.8mSectionFunds to which hospital revenues pledged in authorizing resolution.
Section 331.8nSectionDisposition of moneys in funds established by authorizing resolution and of moneys in bond and interest redemption fund.
Section 331.8pSectionRedemption of bonds.
Section 331.8qSectionRepealed. 2002, Act 435, Imd. Eff. June 10, 2002.
Section 331.8rSectionBooks of record and accounts; availability of certain writings to public; statement; misdemeanor; proceedings to compel compliance; annual audit report.
Section 331.8sSectionAuthority and rights of hospital authority; prior actions and proceedings validated.
Section 331.8tSectionCertificate of need.
Section 331.9SectionPowers of hospital board as to property; sale, lease, or other transfer of hospital to nonprofit corporation; sale, lease, or other transfer of real property to county.
Section 331.10SectionViolation of MCL 168.1 to 168.992 applicable to petitions; penalties.
Section 331.11SectionDeclaration of necessity.
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