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Act 27 of 1994
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DRUG DEALER LIABILITY ACT

Act 27 of 1994

AN ACT to provide actions for civil damages against persons who participate in illegally marketing controlled substances; and to prescribe parties, procedures, and damages regarding that action.


History: 1994, Act 27, Eff. Apr. 1, 1994


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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 691.1601SectionShort title; purpose of act.
Section 691.1602SectionMeanings of words and phrases.
Section 691.1603SectionDefinitions; C to L.
Section 691.1604SectionDefinitions; M to S.
Section 691.1605SectionAction against participant in illegal marketing of controlled substances; person injured by individual abuser; presumption.
Section 691.1606SectionAction against participant in illegal marketing of controlled substance; recovery of damages by individual abuser; conditions.
Section 691.1607SectionAction against participant in illegal marketing of market area controlled substance; person injured by individual abuser; burden of proof; presumption.
Section 691.1608SectionProof of participation in illegal marketing of market area controlled substance; “market area” explained.
Section 691.1609SectionParticipation in illegal marketing of controlled substance; presumptions.
Section 691.1610SectionRecovery of damages, attorney fees, and costs; payment by third party.
Section 691.1611SectionWrit of attachment; affidavit; hearing; eligibility to exempt property; judgment not subject to discharge under bankruptcy law; use of seized asset to satisfy judgment.
Section 691.1612SectionCause of action; accrual; tolling of statute of limitations.
Section 691.1613SectionRepresentation by prosecuting attorney; stay of action; actions against law enforcement officer, agency, or certain persons prohibited.
Section 691.1619SectionEffective date; applicability of act to action arising on and after April 1, 1994; other actions not precluded.
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