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Section 54.272

STATE SURVEY AND REMONUMENTATION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 345 of 1990


54.272 State survey and remonumentation fund; use of money; provisions applicable to deposited funds; payment to county or counties; limitation.

Sec. 12.

(1) Money in the fund shall be used by the commission for the following purposes:

(a) Annual grants to the various counties to implement their county plans, excluding the perpetual monument maintenance plan described in section 8(2)(d).

(b) Annual grants to 2 or more counties to implement their multicounty plan, excluding the perpetual monument maintenance plan described in section 8(2)(d).

(c) The implementation of county plans that are initiated and contracted for by the commission pursuant to section 8(4).

(d) An annual grant to each county that has a county plan or to 2 or more counties that have a multicounty plan to implement the perpetual monument maintenance plan described in section 8(2)(d). The commission shall make not less than 5% of the total amount of the fund available for grants under this subdivision.

(e) The payment of contracts that are entered into by the commission under section 10.

(f) Other activities necessary, incidental, or appropriate to implement this act.

(2) In addition to the purposes described in subsection (1), money in the fund shall be used to pay the costs of expediting a plan or to reimburse the cost described in section 8(6) and (7), for a county or 2 or more counties that have elected to expend or borrow funds to expedite the implementation of the county's or counties' plan.

(3) Of the money collected and remitted to the state treasurer for deposit in the fund pursuant to section 2567a of the revised judicature act of 1961, 1961 PA 236, MCL 600.2567a, both of the following shall apply:

(a) An annual grant to a county pursuant to subsection (1)(a) or to 2 or more counties pursuant to subsection (1)(b) shall be in an amount that is not less than 40% of the amount of money collected in that county or those counties, as applicable, under section 2567a of the revised judicature act of 1961, 1961 PA 236, MCL 600.2567a, during the calendar year immediately preceding the year in which the grant is made.

(b) If the commission initiates and contracts for the implementation of a county plan for a county pursuant to section 8(4), the commission shall annually spend an amount that is not less than 40% of the amount of money collected in that county under section 2567a of the revised judicature act of 1961, 1961 PA 236, MCL 600.2567a, during the calendar year immediately preceding the year in which the expenditure is made, to implement that county plan.

(4) If the commission contracts with a county or 2 or more counties that elect to expend or borrow funds to expedite the implementation of the county's or counties' plan under section 6(2), the commission shall annually pay to that county or counties in lieu of any grant or payments under subsection (3) an amount that is not less than 40% of the amount of money collected in that county or counties under section 2567a of the revised judicature act of 1961, 1961 PA 236, MCL 600.2567a, during the calendar year and will be paid in annual installments until the contract is paid in full.

(5) In addition to the purposes described in subsections (1) and (2), any amount of money not greater than $500,000.00 that is appropriated by the legislature to pay the costs of the monumentation of the Michigan-Indiana state boundary line pursuant to the Michigan and Indiana state line monument act shall be used by the department of energy, labor, and economic growth only for that purpose.


History: 1990, Act 345, Eff. Jan. 1, 1991 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 5, Imd. Eff. Feb. 6, 1998 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 489, Imd. Eff. June 28, 2002 ;-- Am. 2010, Act 260, Eff. Dec. 22, 2010


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