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Act 94 of 2018
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Act 94 of 2018

AN ACT to regulate the distribution and planting of seed potatoes; to prescribe the powers and duties of the department of agriculture and rural development; and to provide remedies and prescribe penalties.

History: 2018, Act 94, Eff. June 24, 2018

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 286.681SectionShort title.
Section 286.682SectionDefinitions.
Section 286.683SectionDistribution of certified seed potatoes; documents.
Section 286.684SectionPlanting seed potatoes in combined seed lots; certified seed required; exception; conditions; permission.
Section 286.685SectionGrowing potatoes in combined seed lots of 1 acre or greater; notification to director; records; contents; review; conduct by independent auditor; notice of alleged violation; investigation by director.
Section 286.686SectionSeed potato advisory commission; creation; membership; qualifications; terms; vacancy; compensation or expenses; powers and duties.
Section 286.687SectionAdditional duties of director.
Section 286.688SectionCompliance with act; investigation by director; inspection; copies of records; failure or refusal to obey subpoena or court order; contempt; complaint closed to public inspection.
Section 286.689SectionViolation of act or rule; administrative fine; notice and hearing; recovery of unpaid fine; payment to state treasurer.
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