AMBULANCE AND INHALATOR SERVICE AND HOSPITAL SUPPORT (EXCERPT)
Act 50 of 1960
41.713 Operating medical clinic and providing primary health care services; financing; question submitted to electors; conducting election and canvassing vote; validity of certain elections and levy of tax.
(1) A township, alone or in conjunction with 1 or more other townships, may operate a medical clinic and provide primary health care services.
(2) A township board may finance the operation of a medical clinic and the provision of primary health care service by any lawful means, including, but not limited to, the levy of a tax of not more than 2 mills on taxable property within the township. If a township board desires to levy a tax under this subsection, it shall submit the question of levying the tax to the electors of the township at a general or special election. The question submitted shall state the purpose of the tax, the number of mills to be levied, and the duration of the tax. The election shall be conducted and the vote shall be canvassed as provided in the Michigan election law, Act No. 116 of the Public Acts of 1954, being sections 168.1 to 168.992 of the Michigan Compiled Laws. If a majority of the electors voting on the question approve the levy of the tax, the township board is authorized to levy the tax.
(3) An election, held after September 30, 1991 and before December 21, 1991 in a township located on an island, in which the electors approved the levy of a tax for 5 years to finance the operation of a medical clinic and the provision of primary health care service by the township, alone or in conjunction with another township, for residents of the township or townships, is valid and the tax may be levied for that purpose.
History: Add. 1993, Act 135, Imd. Eff. Aug. 2, 1992
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