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Act 120 of 1975
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Act 120 of 1975

AN ACT to license and regulate the manufacture and distribution of commercial feeds; to require fees; to prescribe penalties; and to repeal certain acts and parts of acts.

History: 1975, Act 120, Imd. Eff. June 26, 1975
Compiler's Notes: Enacting section 1 of Act 83 of 2015 provides:"Enacting section 1. R 285.635.15, R 285.635.16, and R 285.635.17 of the Michigan administrative code are rescinded."

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 287.521SectionShort title.
Section 287.522SectionAdministration of act.
Section 287.523SectionDefinitions.
Section 287.524SectionPersons required to be licensed; application; fee; late fee; issuance of initial or renewal license; notice of incomplete application; display and expiration of license; labels; powers of director; refusing, conditioning, revoking, or suspending license; hearing; revoking or refusing to issue or renew license after hearing; licensed distributor and guarantor operating from out-of-state location; effect of license issued before October 1, 2015.
Section 287.525SectionCommercial feed; label; document for customer-formula feed; information.
Section 287.526SectionInspection fee per ton; payment; filing statement of tonnage and fees; failure to comply with section; disclosure of information.
Section 287.527SectionEntry and inspection of operations; powers of director; refusal to permit entry or inspection; warrant; maintenance of laboratory to analyze, test, and examine commercial feed; forwarding of results to licensee; official sample as guide in determination of deficient animal feed.
Section 287.528SectionCommercial feed or material considered to be adulterated.
Section 287.529SectionCommercial feed considered to be misbranded.
Section 287.530SectionRecall of adulterated or misbranded commercial feed; notification.
Section 287.531SectionRules.
Section 287.532SectionImplementation of act; agreements; reports.
Section 287.533SectionManufacture or distribution of commercial feed; requirements.
Section 287.534SectionProhibited acts.
Section 287.535SectionAdministrative orders; correction of violation; costs; damages; finding of nuisance; storage of seized commercial feed as risk to animal or human health; "nuisance" defined.
Section 287.536SectionViolation of act or rules; administrative fine; warning; penalty; injunction; protection of information as trade secret; civil action; affirmative defense; liability; restitution.
Section 287.537SectionFeed control fund.
Section 287.538SectionActions by local unit of government.
Section 287.539SectionActions by director to facilitate continued access to market.
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