LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE AUTHORITY ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 204 of 1987
333.26204 Powers of authority generally.
In addition to the powers provided in this act and part 137, subject to other applicable requirements of law, the powers of the authority include all of the following:
(a) Hold public meetings in compliance with the open meetings act, Act No. 267 of the Public Acts of 1976, being sections 15.261 to 15.275 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
(b) Accept assistance from public agencies, colleges and universities, private foundations, individuals, corporations, or associations.
(c) Accept and utilize a donation, loan, grant, or reimbursement of money to obtain equipment, supplies, materials, or services from any state or the United States or an agency or a political subdivision of the state or the United States, or from any person. The nature, amount, and conditions, if any, attached to a donation, loan, or grant accepted pursuant to this subdivision, together with the identity of the donor, grantor, or lender, is public information. A donor, lender, or grantor shall not derive any advantage in any matter under this act, part 137, rules promulgated under part 137, or federal law by reason of a donation, loan, or grant. The authority shall forward money obtained under this subdivision to the state treasurer for deposit in the low-level radioactive waste management fund.
(d) Form 1 or more advisory committees as considered appropriate to make recommendations to the authority regarding the performance of 1 or more of the responsibilities of the authority.
(e) Exercise the power of eminent domain under the uniform condemnation procedures act, Act No. 87 of the Public Acts of 1980, being sections 213.51 to 213.77 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
(f) Perform other functions considered necessary to implement this act.
(g) Establish and use a computer system to maintain, receive, or transmit any of the following:
(i) A manifest, report, or other record required by this act, or part 137, or the rules promulgated under part 137.
(ii) A disposal shipment certificate.
(iii) The application, or a portion of the application, for a construction and operating license for the disposal site.
(iv) Information the authority is required to provide to the public under this act.
(h) Issue revenue bonds pursuant to section 20a.
(i) Negotiate, create legal mechanisms for the state or private waste generators, or both, or enter into relationships with out-of-state entities for the out-of-state disposal of low-level radioactive waste generated in this state. However, prior to entering into a contractual relationship obligating the state, the authority in addition to other requirements of law shall first submit the proposed contract to the attorney general for review.
History: 1987, Act 204, Imd. Eff. Dec. 22, 1987
Am. 1994, Act 434, Imd. Eff. Jan. 6, 1995
© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan