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July 22nd, 2007, 12:56 PM
MOTOR VEHICLE SERVICE AND REPAIR ACT

Act 300 of 1974
AN ACT to regulate the practice of servicing and repairing motor vehicles; to proscribe unfair and deceptive practices; to provide for training and certification of mechanics; to provide for the registration of motor vehicle repair facilities; to provide for enforcement; and to prescribe penalties.


History: 1974, Act 300, Eff. Apr. 1, 1975

2007 Legislative Council, State of Michigan


The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Document---------Type--------Description

Section 257.1301 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1301).....Section.....Short title.

Section 257.1302 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1302).....Section.....Definitions.

Section 257.1302a (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1302a)....Section.....Additional definitions.

Section 257.1303 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1303).....Section.....Act inapplicable to gasoline service stations exclusively engaged in selling motor fuel and lubricants; minor services subject to act; exception.

Section 257.1304 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1304).....Section.....Act inapplicable to certain persons.

Section 257.1305 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1305).....Section.....Motor vehicle repair facility; certified specialty or master mechanic required; inspection and approval of work performed by noncertified mechanic; waiver.

Section 257.1306 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1306).....Section.....Motor vehicle repair facility; registration required.

Section 257.1307 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1307).....Section.....Unfair or deceptive practices prohibited.

Section 257.1308 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1308).....Section.....Administration of act; nonaffiliation with facility.

Section 257.1309 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1309).....Section.....Powers and duties of administrator; rules.

Section 257.1310 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1310).....Section.....Certification as specialty mechanic; repair categories for which certification required; certification fee; examination; qualification for master mechanic's certificate.

Section 257.1311 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1311).....Section.....Application for specialty or master mechanic's certificate; form; contents.

Section 257.1312 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1312)......Section.....Examination.

Section 257.1313 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1313)......Section.....Mechanic trainee permit; supervision of mechanic trainee; mechanic trainee training.

Section 257.1314 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1314)......Section.....Registration form; contents.

Section 257.1315 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1315)......Section.....Single registration form for more than 1 facility; contents; fees.

Section 257.1316 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1316)......Section....Change in name or address of facility; notice; making change in renewal registration.

Section 257.1317 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1317)......Section....Inspections; time; announced and unannounced; violations.

Section 257.1318 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1318)......Section....Records; contents; police book; dealer's license required.

Section 257.1318a (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1318a)....Section....Records of air bag sales, purchases, or acquisitions; period of time records required to be maintained.

Section 257.1319 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1319).....Section....Obtaining duplicate copy of registration, certificate, or permit.

Section 257.1320 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1320).....Section.....Renewal of registrations, certificates, and permits.

Section 257.1321 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1321).....Section.....Cease and desist order.

Section 257.1321a (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1321a)....Section....Summary suspension of registration, certificate, or mechanic trainee permit; affidavit; hearing; setting aside, continuing, or modifying order of summary suspension.

Section 257.1322 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1322).....Section.....Denial, suspension, or revocation of registration, certificate, or mechanic trainee permit; grounds; notice and hearing.

Section 257.1323 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1323).....Section.....Action by attorney general or county prosecutor.

Section 257.1324 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1324).....Section.....Notice of alleged violation.

Section 257.1325 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1325).....Section.....Action by administrator not restricted by expiration or absence of registration, certificate, or permit.

Section 257.1326 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1326).....Section.....Public or private investigation by administrator; additional powers of administrator.

Section 257.1327 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1327).....Section.....Voluntary assurance of discontinuance of alleged violation.

Section 257.1328 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1328).....Section.....Oaths or affirmations; subpoena; order compelling compliance; contempt.

Section 257.1329 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1329).....Section.....Service of process.

Section 257.1330 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1330).....Section.....Fees; duration of original and renewal registrations, certificates, and permits.

Section 257.1331 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1331).....Section.....Acts or practices barring action on contract, action for collection of compensation, or assertion of lien; recovery of amount paid unregistered facility.

Section 257.1332 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1332).....Section.....Written estimate required; consent to excess charge; payment of actual cost if cost less than estimate; cost of returning vehicle to original condition; cost of diagnosis; waiver of rights.

Section 257.1333 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1333).....Section.....Right to receive or see replaced parts; notice; sign at entrance of facility.

Section 257.1334 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1334).....Section.....Written statement required upon return of repaired vehicle.

Section 257.1334a (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1334a)....Section....Written estimate not required if total cost less than $20.00; final invoice required.

Section 257.1335 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1335).....Section.....False statement, misrepresentation, or failure to comply with cease and desist order.

Section 257.1336 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1336).....Section.....Liability for damage or injury.

Section 257.1337 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1337).....Section.....Mechanic or mechanic trainee as agent; joint and several liability; right to contribution.

Section 257.1338 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1338).....Section.....Violation; penalty.

Section 257.1339 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1339).....Section.....Rules; effective date.

Section 257.1340 (http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(e5jj4hewkdkdayfjwlmiu3rh))/mileg.aspx?page=getObject&objectName=mcl-257-1340)