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METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITIES ACT OF 1967

Act 204 of 1967

AN ACT to create metropolitan transportation authorities; to define their powers and duties, including the creation of transportation districts; to provide for the withdrawal of counties from the authorities; to require the state to guarantee payment of certain claims against certain transportation authorities and to give the state a lien in satisfaction of payment; to permit the creation of certain councils; and to prescribe penalties and provide remedies.


History: 1967, Act 204, Imd. Eff. July 10, 1967 ;-- Am. 1976, Act 266, Eff. Apr. 15, 1977 ;-- Am. 1978, Act 479, Imd. Eff. Oct. 23, 1978 ;-- Am. 1979, Act 68, Imd. Eff. July 25, 1979 ;-- Am. 1988, Act 481, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 1988 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 183, Eff. Mar. 23, 1999


© 2009 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 124.401SectionMetropolitan transportation authorities; short title.
Section 124.402SectionDefinitions.
Section 124.403SectionAuthorities; powers.
Section 124.404SectionRegional transportation authorities; establishment; resolution of withdrawal; veto.
Section 124.404aSectionRepealed. 2012, Act 387, Imd. Eff. Dec. 19, 2012.
Section 124.404bSectionRepealed. 2012, Act 387, Imd. Eff. Dec. 19, 2012.
Section 124.405SectionSoutheastern Michigan transportation authority; establishment; resolution of withdrawal; veto; effect of withdrawal; cessation of operation or dissolution; state guaranteed payment of claims; lien of state; citizens planning and advisory councils.
Section 124.405aSectionAuthority; dissolution; diminishment of powers.
Section 124.405bSectionSoutheastern Michigan transportation authority; allocation and conveyance of assets and liabilities by board; comprehensive audit; approval of fund allocations.
Section 124.406SectionAuthorities; additional powers and duties.
Section 124.407SectionRates and charges; services; public service commission; jurisdiction; appeals; injunctions.
Section 124.408SectionRepealed. 1988, Act 481, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 1988.
Section 124.409SectionAuthority exempt from motor carrier act, motor bus transportation act, and public service act.
Section 124.410SectionProvisions applicable only to authorities other than southeastern Michigan transportation authority; provisions applicable only to southeastern Michigan transportation authority.
Section 124.411SectionGoverning boards; general manager; policies, annual audits.
Section 124.412SectionGoverning boards; general manager; appointment, powers, duties, term.
Section 124.413SectionGoverning boards; officers, employees, agents; appointment, classification, merit rating; collective bargaining; assumed wage, hour, and other benefit obligations; returning servicemen.
Section 124.414SectionTaxation; methods of financing.
Section 124.415SectionAnnual operating and capital budget; review, approval; five-year capital program budgets, annual revision; financial audits; construction programs.
Section 124.416SectionBonds; contractual obligations; issuance and sale; advancing money or delivering property to authority; resolution authorizing execution of contract; petition; referendum; approval of certain bonds or notes; subway; notes not subject to revised municipal finance act.
Section 124.416aSectionViolation of MCL 168.1 to 168.992 applicable to petitions; penalties.
Section 124.417SectionCompetitive bids; procedure; written price quotations; procurement procedures; waiver; savings to be used for construction of bus shelter.
Section 124.418SectionConcessions; award, procedure.
Section 124.419SectionTransportation authority claims; notice, allowance, jurisdiction over actions against authority.
Section 124.420SectionAssistance from political subdivisions and public and private agencies.
Section 124.421SectionLiberal construction of act.
Section 124.422SectionTax exemption of property.
Section 124.423SectionAnnual public report and financial statement.
Section 124.424SectionAcquisition of transportation operating facilities; negotiation; condemnation or arbitration, election; competition with common carriers.
Section 124.425SectionAvailability of records and other writings to public; conducting business at public meeting; notice of meeting.
Section 124.426SectionEmergency financial manager.