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STATE TRANSPORTATION PRESERVATION ACT OF 1976

Act 295 of 1976

AN ACT to improve and maintain transportation services in this state; to provide for the acquisition and use of funds; to provide for the acquisition of certain railroad facilities and certain property; to provide for the disposition and use of facilities and property acquired under this act; to provide for financial assistance to certain private transportation services; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state departments and agencies; to provide for the transfer of certain funds; to provide for the creation of certain funds; and to provide for appropriations.


History: 1976, Act 295, Eff. Nov. 15, 1976 ;-- Am. 1981, Act 129, Imd. Eff. Sept 30, 1981 ;-- Am. 1982, Act 288, Imd. Eff. Oct. 7, 1982 ;-- Am. 1984, Act 210, Imd. Eff. July 9, 1984 ;-- Am. 2001, Act 126, Imd. Eff. Oct. 15, 2001


© 2009 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 474.51SectionShort title; declaration of public purpose.
Section 474.52SectionDefinitions.
Section 474.53SectionRepealed. 1998, Act 235, Imd. Eff. July 3, 1998.
Section 474.54SectionPowers of department generally.
Section 474.55SectionFinancial assistance for railroad or street railway; department as agent.
Section 474.56SectionAcquisition of railroad property or other property; condemnation.
Section 474.57SectionExpired. 1976, Act 295, Eff. Dec. 31, 1976.
Section 474.58SectionNotice of abandonment; acquisition of rights of railroad company by state department of transportation or department of natural resources; warranty or quitclaim deed; acquisition of rights in rights of way approved for abandonment.
Section 474.59SectionCooperation and contractual arrangements with other states and dominion of Canada; acquisition of trackage rights and rail property in other states and dominion of Canada.
Section 474.60SectionAcquiring, leasing, or securing easement for use of real property owned by railroad; conveyance or lease to public or private entity; preservation of right-of-way for future use as railroad line; disposing of or leasing right-of-way; powers of department; restrictions to assure future rail use.
Section 474.60aSectionRepealed. 2014, Act 25, Imd. Eff. Mar. 4, 2014
Section 474.60bSectionRepealed. 2014, Act 25, Imd. Eff. Mar. 4, 2014.
Section 474.60cSectionRepealed. 2014, Act 25, Imd. Eff. Mar. 4, 2014.
Section 474.60dSectionRepealed. 2014, Act 25, Imd. Eff. Mar. 4, 2014.
Section 474.60eSectionRepealed. 2014, Act 25, Imd. Eff. Mar. 4, 2014.
Section 474.60fSectionRepealed. 2014, Act 25, Imd. Eff. Mar. 4, 2014.
Section 474.60gSectionRepealed. 2014, Act 25, Imd. Eff. Mar. 4, 2014.
Section 474.61SectionFederal funds; public or private grants, gifts, donations, or appropriations.
Section 474.62SectionFederal loan, guarantee of loan, or federal programs.
Section 474.63SectionRepealed. 1981, Act 129, Eff. Oct. 1, 1981.
Section 474.64SectionAcquisition of intercity bus and ferry equipment and facilities.
Section 474.65SectionModernization, rehabilitation, rebuilding, and relocation of rail property; maintenance and improvements.
Section 474.65aSectionRail infrastructure loan fund.
Section 474.66SectionContracts for rail, street railway, intercity bus, or ferry service.
Section 474.67SectionFinancial assistance for facilities of rail freight and marine freight transportation; deposit of funds to be held as separate fund; rail freight fund; administration.
Section 474.67aSectionSoo Locks fund.
Section 474.68SectionTermination of rail freight services; contracts for substitute services and relocation assistance.
Section 474.69SectionRepealed. 1984, Act 210, Imd. Eff. July 9, 1984.
Section 474.69aSectionCompliance.
Section 474.70SectionEffective date.