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Act 15 of 2011

AN ACT to regulate certain pricing of consumer items and the advertising of consumer items, goods, merchandise, and commodities; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state and local officials; to provide remedies and penalties; to make appropriations; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

History: 2011, Act 15, Eff. Sept. 1, 2011

© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 445.311SectionShort title.
Section 445.312SectionDefinitions.
Section 445.313SectionDirector of department of agriculture and rural development; duties.
Section 445.314SectionAdvertisements; requirements; guarantee; notification of availability of items; applicability of section to certain goods.
Section 445.315SectionUntrue, deceptive, or misleading advertisement; "not first class" defined.
Section 445.316SectionExceptions to MCL 445.314 and 445.315.
Section 445.317SectionDisplay of total price of consumer item offered for sale; exceptions.
Section 445.318SectionCharging higher price than price displayed on item; violation.
Section 445.319SectionApplicability of section to certain sales; conditions; loss suffered by buyer; notification; recovery; action brought by buyer; section inapplicable to seller intentionally charging more than displayed price.
Section 445.320SectionInjunction; proceeding; assurance of discontinuance of act or practice; forwarding of notice of violation; civil fine; rules.
Section 445.321SectionPublic consumer education program; purpose; appropriation; internet website.
Section 445.322SectionIndividual or class action.
Section 445.323SectionInvestigation by prosecuting attorney; action.
Section 445.324SectionRemedies; enactment of inconsistent ordinances or regulations.
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