COUNTY EMPLOYEES' CIVIL SERVICE SYSTEM (EXCERPT)
Act 370 of 1941
38.412a Providing or possessing copy of classified service examination or answers prohibited; violation; penalties; complaint; issuance of arrest warrant.
(1) A member or employee of a county civil service commission or an officer or employee of a county which has adopted this act, being Act No. 370 of the Public Acts of 1941, shall not provide a copy of the examination given to applicants for appointments to the classified service pursuant to section 12 or a copy of the answers to the examination to an applicant or other person who is not a member or employee of the county civil service commission before the examination is held. A member or employee of a county civil service commission or an officer or employee of a county which has adopted this act who violates this subsection is guilty of a felony, punishable by imprisonment for not more than 1 year, or a fine of not more than $10,000.00, or both, and shall not be eligible to be elected or appointed to any elective or appointive office of this state or a political subdivision of this state for a period of 20 years after conviction for a violation of this subsection.
(2) An applicant for appointment to the classified service shall not possess a copy of the examination given to applicants for appointment to the classified service pursuant to section 12 or the answers to the examination, prior to the time the examination is given. A person who violates this subsection is guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or a fine of not more than $1,000.00, or both.
(3) If the attorney general or the prosecutor for a county which has adopted this act fails to take action under this section, an individual may make a complaint in writing and under oath to a magistrate alleging that a person has violated this section. If, after examination of the complainant and any witnesses who may be produced, the magistrate determines that there is probable cause to believe that the person named in the complaint has violated this section, the magistrate shall issue a warrant for that person's arrest.
History: Add. 1982, Act 517, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983
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