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Michigan Retired Law Enforcement Officer's Firearm Carry Act (Excerpt) Act 537 Of 2008

Published: 2015

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Act 537 of 2008

28.515 Application requirements and procedures to verify identity; conduct criminal history, and conduct background investigation; establishment by commission.Sec. 5.

(1) The commission shall establish application requirements and procedures in order to verify the identity of an applicant, to conduct a complete criminal history, and to conduct a background investigation into an applicant's fitness to carry a concealed firearm under 18 USC 926C and this act.

(2) The commission shall request the department of state police to conduct a criminal records check through the state of Michigan and the federal bureau of investigation. The commission shall require the individual to submit his or her fingerprints to the department of state police in a manner prescribed by the department of state police for that purpose. The department of state police may charge a fee for conducting the criminal records check. If a criminal arrest fingerprint card is subsequently submitted to the department of state police and matches against a fingerprint that was submitted under this section and stored in the AFIS database, the department of state police shall notify the commission. Once the department of state police has a set of fingerprints on file as a result of being fingerprinted for purposes of this act, the individual is not required to have fingerprints taken for subsequent renewal applications.

History: 2008, Act 537, Eff. Mar. 31, 2009

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