338.881 Definitions.

Sec. 1.

(1) For purposes of this act, the words defined in this section, section 1a, and section 1b have the meanings ascribed to them in those sections.

(2) "Electrical wiring" means all wiring, generating equipment, fixtures, appliances, and appurtenances in connection with the generation, distribution, and utilization of electrical energy, within or on a building, residence, structure, or properties, and including service entrance wiring as defined by the code.

(3) "Electrical contractor" means a person, firm, or corporation engaged in the business of erecting, installing, altering, repairing, servicing, or maintaining electrical wiring, devices, appliances, or equipment.

(4) "Master electrician" means a person having the necessary qualifications, training, experience, and technical knowledge to supervise the installation of electrical wiring and equipment in accordance with the standard rules and regulations governing that work.

(5) "Electrical journeyman" means a person other than an electrical contractor who, as his or her principal occupation, is engaged in the practical installation or alteration of electric wiring. An electrical contractor or master electrician may also be an electrical journeyman.

(6) "Apprentice electrician" means an individual other than an electrical contractor, master electrician, or electrical journeyman, who is engaged in learning about and assisting in the installation or alteration of electrical wiring and equipment under the direct personal supervision of an electrical journeyman or master electrician.

(7) "Jobsite" means the immediate work area within the property lines of a single construction project, alteration project, or maintenance project where electrical construction or alteration of electrical wiring is in progress.

(8) "Municipality" means a city, village, or township.

(9) "Minor repair work" means electrical wiring not in excess of a valuation of $100.00.

(10) "Stille-DeRossett-Hale single state construction code act" means 1972 PA 230, MCL 125.1501 to 125.1531.

(11) "Code" means the state construction code provided for in section 4 of the Stille-DeRossett-Hale single state construction code act, or a part of that code which is of limited application, and includes a modification of or amendment to the code, or a nationally recognized model electrical code adopted by a governmental subdivision pursuant to section 8a of that act.

(12) "Enforcing agency" means the enforcing agency responsible for the administration and enforcement of the electrical code pursuant to section 8a of the Stille-DeRossett-Hale single state construction code act.

(13) "Board" means the electrical administrative board created pursuant to section 2.

History: 1956, Act 217, Eff. Aug. 11, 1956 ;-- Am. 1957, Act 205, Imd. Eff. June 4, 1957 ;-- Am. 1960, Act 94, Eff. Aug. 17, 1960 ;-- Am. 1963, Act 187, Imd. Eff. May 15, 1963 ;-- Am. 1966, Act 87, Eff. Mar. 10, 1967 ;-- Am. 1966, Act 220, Eff. Mar. 10, 1967 ;-- Am. 1969, Act 294, Eff. Mar. 20, 1970 ;-- Am. 1974, Act 224, Imd. Eff. July 26, 1974 ;-- Am. 1989, Act 104, Eff. Oct. 1, 1989 ;-- Am. 1990, Act 246, Eff. Mar. 28, 1991 ;-- Am. 1992, Act 130, Imd. Eff. June 30, 1992 ;-- Am. 2008, Act 371, Imd. Eff. Dec. 23, 2008
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties relating to promulgation of rules by the electrical administrative board from the department of labor to the director of the department of consumer and industry services, see E.R.O. No. 1996-2, compiled at MCL 445.2001 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.