Attorney General Opinions interpreting 2000 PA 381
Attorney General opinions are intended to interpret the law as written at the
time the opinion was issued. In some instances, the law may change in response
to conclusion reached in the opinion. You should check the law to see if any
amendments were made subsequent to the opinion.
||A county concealed weapons
licensing board is a ’public body’ subject to the Open Meetings Act. A
county prosecutor may not designate a member of a county sheriff’s staff to
serve in place of the prosecutor on a county concealed weapons licensing
||A private investigator licensed
to carry a concealed pistol is not, by reason of section 234d of the
Michigan Penal Code, exempt from the gun-free zone restrictions imposed by
section 5o of the Concealed Pistol Licensing Act.
||A police officer, including a
reserve police officer, is exempt from the licensing requirements of the
Concealed Pistol Licensing Act if the officer possesses the full authority
of a peace officer and is regularly employed and paid by a police agency of
the United States, this state, or a political subdivision of the state. A
police officer who...
||A county sheriff has the
authority to set the amount of the fingerprinting fee authorized by section
5b(9) of the Concealed Pistol Licensing Act.
||A uniformed reserve police
officer acting as an unpaid volunteer for a local police agency may carry an
exposed, holstered pistol within the gun-free zones established by the
Concealed Pistol Licensing Act; and if the officer is either a fully
authorized "peace officer" or, alternatively, possesses a valid concealed
pistol license issued under the...
||A municipal outdoor recreation
park does not, by itself, constitute an "entertainment facility" within
the meaning of section 5o(1)(f) of the Concealed Pistol Licensing Act, and
thus is not a gun-free zone as established by that statute.
||The Concealed Pistol Licensing
Act, as amended, does not authorize a county concealed weapon licensing
board, based merely upon its finding that issuing a concealed pistol license
to an applicant is not detrimental to the safety of the applicant or to any
other person, to issue a license to carry a concealed pistol to a person who
has been convicted of...
handguns within state parks or while hunting during bow and arrow only