(iii) Burglary crimes, including, but not limited to, breaking and entering, home invasion, and
entering without breaking.
(iv) Attempt to commit any of the offenses specified in paragraphs (i), (ii), and (iii) of this
(vi) Receiving or concealing stolen property.
(ix) Money laundering.
(xi) Theft offenses not otherwise identified in this rule that are punishable by a term of
imprisonment of 1 year or more, including, but not limited to, larceny, larceny by trick, larceny
by conversion, and obtaining property by false pretenses.
(xii) Forgery or any crime involving the falsification of documents.
(xiii) Criminal impersonation.
(xiv) Perjury or subornation of perjury.
(xv) Witness or evidence tampering.
(xvi) Crimes against children, including, but not limited to, possession of child pornography.
(xvii) Offenses involving poisoning.
(xviii) Offenses involving explosive materials or firearms.
(xix) Illicit trafficking in firearms or destructive devices.
(2) An applicant’s lack of good moral character is not evidenced by any of the following:
(a) A misdemeanor conviction for a violation of a traffic law.
(b) A criminal record of a conviction that may not be used, examined, or requested in making a
determination of good moral character pursuant to section 3(1) of 1974 PA 381, MCL 338.43.
(c) For an applicant having not more than 1 conviction, a misdemeanor conviction that was
entered more than 5 years before the date of the applicant’s application for licensure.
History: 2023 MR 6, Eff. March 20, 2023.
R 500.24 Director’s review; notice; submission of certain information or documentation.
Rule 4. (1) The director shall not consider a conviction, in and of itself, as conclusive proof
that an applicant lacks good moral character, as provided in section 2(2) of 1974 PA 381, MCL
(2) As provided in these rules and 1974 PA 381, MCL 338.41 to 338.47, the director may
consider a conviction as evidence when determining an applicant’s good moral character. If a
conviction is considered in that determination, the director shall also consider all of the
following, as applicable:
(a) As provided in section 2(4) of 1974 PA 381, MCL 338.42, the applicant’s certificate of
employability under section 34d of the corrections code of 1953, 1953 PA 232, MCL 791.234d,
and any additional information regarding the applicant’s current circumstances, such as how long
ago the offense occurred, whether the applicant completed the sentence for the offense, other
evidence of rehabilitation, testimonials, employment history, and employment aspirations.
(b) Whether there is a reasonable relationship between the conduct relating to the conviction
and the duties of the applicant if granted the license.
(c) The number of convictions that the applicant has, as identified in R 500.23.