NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1994
As used in this part:
(a) "Asset management program" means the program that identifies the desired level of service at the lowest life cycle cost for rehabilitating, repairing, or replacing the assets associated with a municipality's wastewater or storm water system.
(b) "Authority" means the Michigan municipal bond authority created in section 4 of the shared credit rating act, 1985 PA 227, MCL 141.1054.
(c) "Department" means the department of environmental quality.
(d) "Fund" means the strategic water quality initiatives fund created in section 5204.
(e) "Grant" means a grant from the grant program.
(f) "Grant program" means the strategic water quality initiatives grant program established under this part.
(g) "Loan" means a loan from the loan program.
(h) "Loan program" means the strategic water quality initiatives loan program established under section 5202.
(i) "Municipality" means that term as it is defined in section 5301.
(j) "On-site septic system" means a natural system or mechanical device used to store, treat, and dispose of sewage from 1 or more dwelling units that utilize a subsurface trench or bed that allows the effluent to be absorbed and treated by the surrounding soil, including a septic tank and tile field system.
(k) "State water pollution control revolving fund" means the state water pollution control revolving fund established under section 16a of the shared credit rating act, 1985 PA 227, MCL 141.1066a.
(l) "Wetland mitigation bank" means a site where wetlands are restored, created, or preserved for the purpose of doing both of the following:
(i) To provide compensatory mitigation in accordance with the provisions of part 303, in advance of authorized, unavoidable impacts to wetlands.
(ii) To provide storm water control, nonpoint source pollution control, or pollution treatment that improves the quality of the waters of the state.
History: Add. 2002, Act 397, Eff. Nov. 5, 2002
Am. 2005, Act 257, Imd. Eff. Dec. 1, 2005
Am. 2012, Act 511, Eff. Jan. 2, 2013
Compiler's Notes: Enacting section 2 of Act 397 of 2002 provides:“Enacting section 2. This amendatory act does not take effect unless the question provided for in the Great Lakes water quality bond authorization act is approved by a majority of the registered electors voting on the question at the November 2002 general election.”Act 396 of 2002, the Great Lakes water quality bond authorization act, which was approved by the Governor on May 29, 2002, and filed with the Secretary of State on May 30, 2002, provided that bonds “shall not be issued under this act unless the question set forth in section 5 [MCL 324.95205] is approved by a majority vote of the registered electors voting on the question.” In accordance with Const 1963, art 9, sec 15, the question of borrowing a sum of not to exceed $1,000,000,000.00 and the issuance of general obligation bonds of the state for the purposes set forth in the act was submitted to, and approved by, the qualified electors of the state as Proposal 02-2 at the November 5, 2002, general election.
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA
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