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Act 191 of 1968
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Act 191 of 1968

AN ACT to create a state boundary commission; to prescribe its powers and duties; to provide for municipal incorporation, consolidation, and annexation; to prescribe penalties and provide remedies; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

History: 1968, Act 191, Eff. Nov. 15, 1968 ;-- Am. 1972, Act 362, Imd. Eff. Jan. 9, 1973 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 191, Eff. Mar. 23, 1999
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties of the state boundary commission from the department of commerce to the director of the department of consumer and industry services, see E.R.O. No. 1996-2, compiled at MCL 445.2001 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 123.1001SectionDefinitions.
Section 123.1002SectionState boundary commission; creation; appointment, qualifications, terms, and removal of members; vacancy; compensation; expenses; chairman.
Section 123.1003SectionState boundary commission; employees and consultants.
Section 123.1004SectionState boundary commission; offices and facilities; rules, regulations, and procedures; meetings; records; oaths.
Section 123.1004aSectionState boundary commission; conducting business at public meeting; notice; availability of writings to public.
Section 123.1005SectionMunicipal boundary adjustments; appointment of county members and alternates to serve on commission; residency requirement; vacancy; term; per diem and expenses; oath.
Section 123.1006SectionOrder of processing petitions and resolutions.
Section 123.1007SectionIncorporation of village or city; initiation; petitions; signatures and filing; powers and duties of commission; census; other means of incorporation; incorporation of general law village or home rule village without change of boundaries.
Section 123.1007aSectionViolation of MCL 168.1 to 168.992 applicable to petitions; penalties.
Section 123.1008SectionReview of proposed incorporations; certifying nonconformance of petition; return of petition; public hearing; commencement of time period; notice of hearing; sufficiency or legality of petition.
Section 123.1009SectionReview of proposed incorporation; criteria.
Section 123.1010SectionDenial or approval of proposed incorporation; revision of boundaries; referendum on question of incorporation.
Section 123.1010aSectionIncorporation of village as city; population and other incorporation requirements; initiation; submittal to electors; election of charter commissioners; effective date of incorporation; stay of proposed change of boundaries after incorporation approved by electors; division of assets and liabilities.
Section 123.1011SectionSuccession to property and liabilities; division of properties; sharing of revenues; tax assessment and collection.
Section 123.1011aSectionJurisdiction over annexation petitions or resolutions.
Section 123.1011bSectionResolution calling for referendum on question of annexation; conditions; filing; order; referendum and election resolution not passed; approval of annexation; applicability of section; section as alternative to referendum and election process provided for in MCL 117.9(5).
Section 123.1012SectionPetition for consolidation; filing; inclusion of township; contents of petition; rejection of petition.
Section 123.1012aSectionDenial or approval of consolidation; revision of boundaries; referendum on question of consolidation; notice.
Section 123.1012bSectionJurisdiction of commission over reannexation of detached territory.
Section 123.1013SectionProposed consolidation including portion of township; “municipality” defined; order; election and number of charter commissioners; appointment of charter commissioners; resolution; eligibility; applicability of subsection (2).
Section 123.1014SectionElection on consolidation; form of ballot; expenses; canvass; returns; commissioners.
Section 123.1015SectionMeeting of charter commission; notice; procedure for adopting charter; power, duties, and procedure of commission; submission of charter to electors.
Section 123.1016SectionCharter of consolidated city; preparation, contents; effect of adoption of provisions in charter.
Section 123.1017SectionCorporate status of municipalities; submission of revised charter to electors; effect of unfavorable vote; termination of proceedings.
Section 123.1018SectionJudicial review.
Section 123.1019SectionState boundary commission within department of treasury; establishment.
Section 123.1020SectionRepeals.
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