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Act 284 of 1937
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LICENSING LIVESTOCK DEALERS

Act 284 of 1937

AN ACT to prevent the spread of infectious and contagious diseases of livestock; to require persons, associations, partnerships and corporations engaged in the buying, receiving, selling, transporting, exchanging, negotiating, or soliciting sale, resale, exchange or transportation of livestock to be licensed and bonded by the department of agriculture; to keep a producers' proceeds account; to provide for the refusal, suspension or revocation of such licenses; to provide for weighmasters; to provide for the inspection and disinfection of yards, premises and vehicles; and to provide penalties for the violation of this act.


History: 1937, Act 284, Imd. Eff. July 23, 1937 ;-- Am. 1945, Act 237, Eff. Sept. 6, 1945 ;-- Am. 1957, Act 290, Eff. Sept. 27, 1957


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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 287.121SectionDefinitions.
Section 287.122SectionDealer, broker, agent, or livestock trucker; license required.
Section 287.123SectionLicensing of dealer, broker, agent, or livestock trucker; operator of livestock auction, buying station, or collection point; application; contents; fees; deposit of fines; weighmasters; receipt of completed application; issuance of license within certain time period; bond; license to transport required; “completed application” defined; waiver of fee.
Section 287.123aSectionLivestock auction or buying station; bond, producers' proceeds account, deposits; record of charges.
Section 287.124SectionRefusal, suspension, or revocation of license; hearing; notice, decision; appeal; causes for refusal, suspension, or revocation.
Section 287.125SectionDealer, broker, livestock trucker, or agent; license; place of keeping license.
Section 287.126SectionYards, pens, premises, or vehicles; requirements as to cleanliness and repair; application for vehicle permit; compliance with state and federal requirements for transport vehicles or livestock conveyances; official health certificates, movement permits or testing forms.
Section 287.127SectionInspection of animals; tests or treatment, fee; false statements as to identity or physical condition; movement from 1 premises to another; market zone; protection of livestock from injury and inclement weather; pens and buildings; trucks or vehicles and transportation cages; animals under quarantine; sale or removal of swine; "immediate slaughter" defined.
Section 287.127aSectionTransportation or movement of nonambulatory livestock; prohibited conduct by licensee; methods of euthanasia; disposal of dead animals.
Section 287.128SectionRecords of licensee; inspection; sale of certain animals for slaughter.
Section 287.129SectionRules and regulations; adoption, promulgation, enforcement.
Section 287.131SectionViolation of certain sections or act; penalty; action by attorney general.