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Act 39 of 1883
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WATER POWER COMPANIES

Act 39 of 1883

AN ACT to authorize the formation of corporations for the purpose of excavating, constructing and maintaining water courses with water power appurtenant thereto, for accumulating, storing, conducting, selling, furnishing and supplying, upon an agreed rental, water and water power for mining, milling, manufacturing, domestic, municipal and agricultural purposes.


History: 1883, Act 39, Imd. Eff. Apr. 21, 1883
Popular Name: Water Company Act


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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 486.51SectionWater power and supply corporations; incorporators; powers.
Section 486.52SectionCertificate; contents; recording and filing.
Section 486.53SectionBody corporate; governing laws.
Section 486.54SectionBoard of directors; members, election, qualification.
Section 486.55SectionBoard of directors; election, notice.
Section 486.56SectionBoard of directors; majority control.
Section 486.57SectionCapital stock; subscriptions; increase, procedure.
Section 486.58SectionCapital stock; subscriptions, calling in; sale, procedure, proceeds; purchaser's rights.
Section 486.59SectionCorporate powers; liabilities and restrictions.
Section 486.60SectionPower to construct railroads, telegraph and telephone lines; holding of realty.
Section 486.61SectionFurnishing and use of water; rent, collection.
Section 486.62SectionInjury to stream or property; misdemeanor, penalty.
Section 486.63SectionBoard of directors; annual report, contents.
Section 486.65SectionStockholder's liability; recovery prerequisites.
Section 486.66SectionShares deemed personal property; transfer.
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