DOG LAW OF 1919 (EXCERPT)
Act 339 of 1919
287.274 Application for license blanks and tags; issuance of dog licenses and tags; fee; return of unused tags, books, and receipts; contents of receipt; paying over money; resolution providing that clerk perform duties of treasurer.
(1) Every township or city treasurer shall, on or before December 1 each year, apply to the county treasurer for necessary license blanks and tags for the ensuing year and shall issue dog licenses and tags in a manner prescribed for issuing licenses by the county treasurer. Every township or city treasurer shall receive for the services of licensing dogs a reasonable fee at a rate determined by the county board of commissioners for each dog license issued.
(2) Each township or city treasurer shall not later than March 1 each year, or June 1 each year for a county operating under section 6(3)(b) or (c), return to the county treasurer all unused tags, and the book or books from which dog licenses have been issued, containing receipts properly filled out, and showing the name of the person issued each license and the number of each license issued and a full description of each dog licensed. The township or city treasurer shall on or before March 1 each year, or June 1 each year for a county operating under section 6(3)(b) or (c), pay over all money received for issuing licenses less the amount set by the board of commissioners to be retained by the township or village for each license issued.
(3) A city may, by resolution of its legislative body, provide that its clerk shall perform the duties by this act imposed on the treasurer. Upon the adoption of the resolution, the treasurer of a city is not required to issue licenses under this act but the clerk of the city shall perform, in the manner and under the terms and conditions, and with the same compensation, all of the duties imposed upon city treasurers by this act.
(4) A township treasurer, city treasurer, or city clerk may enter an agreement with the county treasurer for the county treasurer to perform the duties of the township treasurer, city treasurer, or city clerk under this act.
History: 1919, Act 339, Eff. Aug. 14, 1919
Am. 1921, Act 310, Eff. Aug. 18, 1921
Am. 1925, Act 322, Eff. Aug. 27, 1925
CL 1929, 5258
Am. 1933, Act 79, Imd. Eff. May 19, 1933
Am. 1947, Act 168, Eff. Oct. 11, 1947
CL 1948, 287.274
Am. 1977, Act 317, Imd. Eff. Jan. 9, 1978
Am. 1998, Act 390, Imd. Eff. Nov. 30, 1998
Am. 2000, Act 438, Imd. Eff. Jan. 9, 2001
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