Act No. 137

Public Acts of 2023

Approved by the Governor

September 29, 2023

Filed with the Secretary of State

September 29, 2023

EFFECTIVE DATE:  September 29, 2023










state of michigan

102nd Legislature

Regular session of 2023

Introduced by Reps. Morse and Witwer


AN ACT to amend 1974 PA 258, entitled “An act to codify, revise, consolidate, and classify the laws relating to mental health; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state and local agencies and officials and certain private agencies and individuals; to regulate certain agencies and facilities providing mental health or substance use disorder services; to provide for certain charges and fees; to establish civil admission procedures for individuals with mental illness, substance use disorder, or developmental disability; to establish guardianship procedures for individuals with developmental disability; to establish procedures regarding individuals with mental illness, substance use disorder, or developmental disability who are in the criminal justice system; to provide for penalties and remedies; and to repeal acts and parts of acts,” by amending section 139 (MCL 330.1139), as amended by 2019 PA 83.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Sec. 139. (1) Until October 1, 2027, an applicant for a license under this act must submit to the department with the application form, or license renewal, a license fee of $500.00 plus $10.00 per patient bed.

(2) The license fee for a provisional license is the same as the fee for a license. When the requirements for licensure are met, the provisional license shall be replaced by a license without an additional fee for the balance of the 1-year period.

(3) An applicant for a construction permit must submit to the department with the application form a permit fee of $300.00.

(4) If an application for a license or permit is denied, or if a license or permit is revoked before its expiration date, the fees paid to the department shall not be refunded.

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Clerk of the House of Representatives


Secretary of the Senate