NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1994
***** 324.72113 THIS SECTION IS REPEALED BY ACT 210 OF 2014 EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 25, 2014 *****
324.72113 Michigan heritage water trail program.
(1) The Great Lakes center for maritime studies at western Michigan university, in conjunction with the department, the department of history, arts, and libraries, and the Michigan 4-H youth conservation council, shall develop a plan for a statewide recognition program to be known as the “Michigan heritage water trail program”. This program shall be designed to do all of the following:
(a) Establish a method for designating significant water corridors in the state as Michigan heritage water trails.
(b) Provide recognition for the historical, cultural, recreational, and natural resource significance of Michigan heritage water trails.
(c) Establish methods for local units of government to participate in programs that complement the designation of Michigan heritage water trails.
(d) Assure that private property rights along Michigan heritage water trails are not disturbed or disrupted, or restricted by the state or local units of government.
(2) Within 1 year after the effective date of the amendatory act that added this section, the center for maritime studies at western Michigan university, in conjunction with the department, the department of history, arts, and libraries, and the Michigan 4-H youth conservation council, shall submit a copy of the plan developed under subsection (1) to the standing committees of the legislature with jurisdiction primarily pertaining to natural resources and the environment.
History: Add. 2002, Act 454, Imd. Eff. June 21, 2002
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties of department of history, arts, and libraries related to Michigan heritage water trail program to department of natural resources, see E.R.O. No. 2009-26, compiled at MCL 399.752.
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA
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