Bill Text: MI HB5887 | 2017-2018 | 99th Legislature | Engrossed


Bill Title: Health facilities; other; references to 1925 PA 177; remove from 1913 PA 350. Amends sec. 4 of 1913 PA 350 (MCL 331.154). TIE BAR WITH: HB 5884'18

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-05-17 - Referred To Committee On Oversight [HB5887 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2017-HB5887-Engrossed.html

HB-5887, As Passed House, May 15, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSE BILL No. 5887

 

 

April 25, 2018, Introduced by Reps. Bellino, Johnson, Kosowski, Noble and Hammoud and referred to the Committee on Oversight.

 

     A bill to amend 1913 PA 350, entitled

 

"An act to enable counties to establish and maintain public

hospitals, levy a tax and issue bonds therefor, borrow money and

issue bonds and notes therefor, elect hospital trustees, maintain

training schools for nurses, maintain nursing home facilities,

provide suitable means for the care of tuberculous persons, and to

make possible the ultimate establishment of an adequate supply of

hospitals,"

 

by amending section 4 (MCL 331.154).

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 4. (1) The trustees shall within 10 days after their

 

appointment qualify by taking the oath of civil officers, and

 

organize as a board of hospital trustees by the election of

 

electing 1 of their number the trustees as chairman, chairperson, 1

 

as secretary, and by the election of such any other officer as they

 

may deem the board considers necessary, but no bond shall be is

 

required of them. a trustee. The county treasurer of the county in

 


which such the hospital is located shall be is the treasurer of the

 

board of hospital trustees. The treasurer shall receive and pay out

 

all the moneys money under the control of the board as ordered by

 

it, the board, but the treasurer shall not receive no compensation

 

from such the board. Each trustee may receive such compensation as

 

shall be established by the county board of commissioners for his

 

the trustee's services in attending meetings of the board, and not

 

to exceed 10 cents per mile for each mile necessarily traveled in

 

going to and returning from the place of meeting each day the board

 

is in session, when the rate of compensation and mileage as herein

 

provided in this section is approved by the county board of

 

commissioners. , and such Each trustee may receive reimbursement

 

for any other necessary expenses as shall be are allowed by the

 

county board of commissioners.

 

     (2) The board of hospital trustees shall make and adopt such

 

bylaws and rules for its own guidance and for the government of the

 

hospital as may be deemed considered expedient for the economic and

 

equitable conduct thereof not inconsistent with this act, and the

 

ordinances of the city or town wherein such in which the public

 

hospital is located. It

 

     (3) The board of hospital trustees shall have the exclusive

 

control of the expenditure of all moneys money collected to the

 

credit of the hospital fund, and of the purchase of sites, the

 

purchase or construction of any hospital building, and of the

 

supervision, care, and custody of the grounds, rooms, or buildings

 

purchased, constructed, leased, or set apart for that purpose. All

 

moneys money received for such the hospital shall must be deposited


in the treasury of the county to the credit of the hospital fund,

 

and paid out only upon warrants drawn by the auditor of the county

 

or by the county clerk in counties not having a county auditor upon

 

the properly authenticated vouchers of the hospital board.

 

     (4) The board of hospital trustees shall appoint a chief

 

executive officer, who shall be its is the board's direct

 

representative in the management of the hospital. The board of

 

hospital trustees may appoint an attorney to serve as its legal

 

advisor.

 

     (5) The board shall in general carry out the spirit and intent

 

of this act in establishing and maintaining a public county

 

hospital with equal rights to all and privileges to none. The board

 

of hospital trustees shall hold meetings at least once each month ,

 

shall and keep a complete record of all its proceedings. and 4 Four

 

members of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction

 

of business of the board. One of the trustees shall visit and

 

examine the hospital at least twice each month and the board shall,

 

no later than the first week in October of each year, file with the

 

county board of commissioners of the county a report of its

 

proceedings with reference to the hospital, and a statement of all

 

receipts and expenditures during the year; and shall at such times

 

certify the amount necessary to maintain and improve the hospital

 

for the ensuing year. No

 

     (6) A trustee shall not have a personal pecuniary interest

 

either directly or indirectly in the purchase of any supplies,

 

equipment, and other materials of a cost more than $500.00 per

 

annum year for said the hospital, unless the same supplies,


equipment, and other materials are purchased by competitive

 

bidding.

 

     (7) Each board shall constitute constitutes a body corporate

 

and may sue and be sued. It shall be lawful for the board to borrow

 

a sum of money equal to 3/4 the amount due or owing the county from

 

the state in accordance with section 9 of Act No. 177 of the Public

 

Acts of 1925, as amended, being section 332.159 of the Compiled

 

Laws of 1948, and to issue bonds or notes therefor to be repaid

 

from the receipt from the state of such amount due or owing the

 

county.

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect

 

unless Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 5884 (request no.

 

05296'18) of the 99th Legislature is enacted into law.

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