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Act 232 of 1965
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Act 232 of 1965

AN ACT relating to the marketing of agricultural commodities or agricultural commodity inputs; to provide for marketing and research programs, agreements, referendums by producers, assessments on producers, and commodity committees; and to prescribe certain functions of the department of agriculture relative thereto including powers of enforcement of this act; and to prescribe remedies and penalties.

History: 1965, Act 232, Eff. Mar. 31, 1966 ;-- Am. 1974, Act 324, Imd. Eff. Dec. 15, 1974 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 601, Imd. Eff. Dec. 20, 2002

© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 290.651SectionAgricultural commodities marketing act; short title.
Section 290.652SectionDefinitions.
Section 290.653SectionMarketing agreements; provisions allowed; provisions required; substantial compliance.
Section 290.654SectionInspection and grading; approved inspectors.
Section 290.655SectionAssessments to defray program and administrative costs; collection; maximum assessment to be specified; collection by processors, distributors, or handlers; disposition; trust fund; complaint; notice of due date; ability to borrow money; assessment for loans and interest.
Section 290.656SectionMarketing program; temporary suspension, duration.
Section 290.657SectionCommittee; establishment; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; reapportionment of districts; expenses and per diem; duties and responsibilities; conducting business at public meeting; notice of meeting; availability of writings to public; exemption of certain information from freedom of information act.
Section 290.658SectionDisposition of moneys or assets collected; expenditures.
Section 290.659SectionRefunds.
Section 290.660SectionPetition for program or amendment; notice; public hearing; decision by director; producers.
Section 290.661SectionReferendum to determine assent of producers and processors.
Section 290.662SectionReferendum; director to establish procedures for determination of volume.
Section 290.663SectionTermination of program; petition, hearing, recommendation, referendum.
Section 290.664SectionProgram approved by referendum; duties of director.
Section 290.665SectionRepealed. 2002, Act 601, Imd. Eff. Dec. 20, 2002.
Section 290.666SectionDeposit by applicants of funds for expenses; reimbursement.
Section 290.667SectionMarketing agreements with producers, handlers and others; effective upon signing.
Section 290.668SectionRules and regulations; duty of director.
Section 290.668aSectionRescission of R 290.1 to R 290.18.
Section 290.668bSectionRescission of R 285.311.
Section 290.669SectionAction to enforce compliance; injunction; jurisdiction.
Section 290.670SectionSuspension of statute where marketing program approved; exception.
Section 290.671SectionReferendum; requirements; exception; time period.
Section 290.672SectionInterest on unpaid assessment.
Section 290.673SectionViolations; penalties.
Section 290.674SectionVenue for prosecution of violation; enforcement; institution of prosecution for violation.
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