THE MOTOR CARRIER ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 254 of 1933
479.6 Commission; forms, rules, and bulletin.
(1) The commission shall prescribe the forms of applications for certificates and permits, and promulgate rules pertaining to the contents and filing of applicants, and is empowered to administer and enforce all provisions of this act, and to establish and enforce rules affecting the operations of all motor carriers subjected to the provisions of this act affecting their use of the highways, and affecting the conduct of investigations and hearings authorized in this act, and also in respect of all matters pertaining to the proper enforcement of all provisions and purposes of this act. The rules shall be promulgated and become effective only pursuant to and in compliance with Act No. 306 of the Public Acts of 1969, as amended, being sections 24.201 to 24.315 of the Michigan Compiled Laws. The rules may be rescinded, suspended, modified, and amended at any time in the discretion of the commission and in accordance with Act No. 306 of the Public Acts of 1969, as amended, to effectuate the purposes of this act. All rules promulgated by the commission shall be given and shall have the force and effect of law.
(2) The commission shall provide for the issuance of a bulletin of notices of hearings, applications, and notices of the transfer of permits or certificates, the filing with it of rates, fares, and charges and any other matters relating to its powers and duties regulating transportation. The bulletin shall be issued biweekly and mailed to each holder of an intrastate motor carrier authority from the commission. The mailing of the bulletin to the motor carrier at its registered place of business is to constitute official notice to the motor carrier of the applications, hearings, transfer of certificates or permits, and other official business of the commission as appears in the bulletin, and no other notice thereof need be given the motor carriers except as is otherwise in this act expressly required. The bulletin shall be furnished and mailed to the public upon payment by anyone subscribing for the bulletin of an annual fee to be fixed by the commission with due regard to cost and the interest of the public in its activities.
History: 1933, Act 254, Eff. Oct. 17, 1933
CL 1948, 479.6
Am. 1954, Act 28, Imd. Eff. Mar. 31, 1954
Am. 1967, Act 27, Imd. Eff. June 2, 1967
Am. 1982, Act 399, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 1982
Admin Rule: R 460.15001 et seq. of the Michigan Administrative Code.
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