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WHITE PINE BLISTER RUST

Act 313 of 1929

AN ACT to provide for the control and eradication of white pine blister rust; to provide for the destruction of trees, plants and bushes infected with white pine blister rust; to authorize the commissioner of agriculture to remove, appraise and pay for healthy host plants necessarily destroyed; to declare certain plants and bushes a public nuisance; to authorize the commissioner to set aside fruiting currant and gooseberry and white pine growing districts as control areas; to provide for co-operation between state departments; to authorize the promulgation of rules and regulations; to provide funds for carrying out the purposes of this act; and to provide penalties for its violation.


History: 1929, Act 313, Imd. Eff. May 24, 1929


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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 286.101SectionWhite pine blister rust; definitions.
Section 286.102SectionWhite pine blister rust; declared dangerous pest; enforcement of act; other state departments.
Section 286.103SectionWhite pine blister rust; destruction of plants.
Section 286.104SectionCultivated black currant declared public nuisance; destruction.
Section 286.105SectionWhite pine blister rust; blister rust control areas; fruiting currant and gooseberry control areas; destruction of plants, expense.
Section 286.106SectionWhite pine blister rust; destruction of plants; compensation to owner; noxious weeds.
Section 286.107SectionRight of entry by commissioner of agriculture.
Section 286.108SectionWhite pine blister rust; co-operation; rust control on state lands.
Section 286.109SectionEntry or movement of certain plants.
Section 286.112SectionViolation of act; penalty.