MICHIGAN STATE POLICE (EXCERPT)
Act 59 of 1935
28.12a Injury to person or property caused by negligent operation of motor vehicle by state police officer or employee; reimbursement.
In case of injury to any person, or property damage, or both, caused by the negligent operation of a motor vehicle belonging to the department of state police by an officer or employee of the department of state police, a complaint may be filed with the director of the department of state police. An investigation into the accident shall be made as provided in the rules of the department of state police. If that investigation discloses that the accident was due to the negligence of that officer or employee of the department of state police, and was not due to the negligence of any other person, a report of the investigation shall be filed in the office of the director of the department of state police. After examination of the report and, if in the opinion of the director, reimbursement for the injury to, or property damage, or both, is a proper claim, and if the claim does not exceed $200.00, the director shall make recommendation for payment, payable from the appropriation to the department of state police, and shall submit the claim and recommendation to the state administrative board. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, if the claim and recommendation are approved by the state administrative board, the claim shall be paid.
History: Add. 1943, Act 181, Eff. July 30, 1943
CL 1948, 28.12a
Am. 2002, Act 371, Imd. Eff. May 24, 2002
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