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Chapter 54 - SURVEYORS
R.S. of 1846 ‑ Revised Statutes of 1846 (54.95 - 54.106)
     R‑S‑1846‑54‑95‑14 ‑ CHAPTER 14 Chapter 14. Of County Officers. (54.95...54.106)
          R‑S‑1846‑54‑95‑14‑COUNTY‑SURVEYORS. ‑ COUNTY SURVEYORS. (54.95...54.106)
               Section 54.95 ‑ County surveyor; abolition of office; reestablishment of office; eligibility for election or appointment; bond.
               Section 54.96 ‑ County surveyor; deputies, appointment, revocation; oath of office.
               Section 54.97 ‑ County surveyor; certificates as evidence.
               Section 54.98 ‑ County surveyor; requested surveys.
               Section 54.99 ‑ Interest disqualification; surveys by surveyor of adjoining county.
               Section 54.100 ‑ County surveyor; record book, contents, certification; field notes, preservation, index, certificate; deposit, fireproof vault, location; public inspection; bookkeeping requirement.
               Section 54.101 ‑ County surveyor; delivery of records to successor, neglect, penalty.
               Section 54.102 ‑ County surveyor; contract for copies of original federal surveys, payment, binding; records of former surveyors, payment; admissible as evidence.
               Section 54.103 ‑ Survey principles.
               Section 54.105 ‑ Residents' corners and lines; re-location, perpetuation, survey; expenses, allocation; refusal to pay, lien.
               Section 54.105a ‑ Residents' corners and lines; re-location, perpetuation, survey requested; refusal to pay surveyor's charges, assessment.
               Section 54.106 ‑ County surveyor and deputy; compensation; determination; expenses and fees; liability for trespass.
Act 115 of 1976 ‑ RIGHT OF ENTRY BY SURVEYORS (54.121 - 54.124)
     Section 54.121 ‑ “Surveyor” defined.
     Section 54.122 ‑ Right of entry; identification of vehicle.
     Section 54.123 ‑ Liability.
     Section 54.124 ‑ Forfeiture of claim for damage or injury.
Act 74 of 1970 ‑ CORNER RECORDATION ACT (54.201 - 54.210d)
     Section 54.201 ‑ Short title; corner recordation act.
     Section 54.202 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 54.203 ‑ Original public land survey corner; completion and filing of land corner recordation certificate.
     Section 54.203a ‑ Protracted public land survey corner; completion and filing of land corner recordation certificate.
     Section 54.203b ‑ Property controlling corner; recordation.
     Section 54.204 ‑ Corner record; completion and filing of land corner recordation certificate.
     Section 54.205 ‑ Land corner recordation certificate; information to be included; promulgation of rules.
     Section 54.206 ‑ Preservation of completed land corner recordation certificate; numerical order; placement of book and page number on index; public inspection; filing fee.
     Section 54.207 ‑ Monumenting corner and each accessory to corner; physical condition; witness monument; reference monuments; report.
     Section 54.208 ‑ Signing, dating, and sealing land recordation certificate.
     Section 54.209 ‑ Repealed. 2000, Act 34, Imd. Eff. Mar. 15, 2000.
     Section 54.210 ‑ Monuments; placement; magnetic field.
     Section 54.210a ‑ Repealed. 2000, Act 34, Imd. Eff. Mar. 15, 2000.
     Section 54.210b ‑ Repealed. 1988, Act 26, Eff. May 1, 1988.
     Section 54.210c ‑ Effect of noncompliance.
     Section 54.210d ‑ Defacing, destroying, altering, or removing monument, accessory, witness monument, or reference monument; penalty; temporary removal; resetting and rewitnessing; report.
Act 132 of 1970 ‑ CERTIFIED SURVEYS (54.211 - 54.213)
     Section 54.211 ‑ Certified copy of survey; recordation; exemptions.
     Section 54.212 ‑ Performance of survey; preparation of map; permanent markers for corners.
     Section 54.213 ‑ Map; requirements.
Act 149 of 1883 ‑ SECTION CORNERS AND QUARTER POSTS (54.221 - 54.222)
     Section 54.221 ‑ Section corners and quarter posts; establishment, records; referendum, tax levy, limitation.
     Section 54.222 ‑ Section corners and quarter posts; marking; removal, penalty.
Act 9 of 1964 ‑ MICHIGAN COORDINATE SYSTEMS (54.231 - 54.239)
     Section 54.231 ‑ Michigan coordinate system of 1927 and Michigan coordinate system of 1983 established; division of state into north zone, central zone, and south zone.
     Section 54.231a ‑ Definitions.
     Section 54.232 ‑ Land description.
     Section 54.233 ‑ Use of coordinates.
     Section 54.234 ‑ Tract extending from 1 coordinate zone into another coordinate zone; reference to boundaries.
     Section 54.235 ‑ Michigan coordinate system of 1927; definition; determination of position.
     Section 54.235a ‑ Michigan coordinate system of 1983; definition; determination of position.
     Section 54.236 ‑ Presentation of coordinates for recording; contents of recording document.
     Section 54.237 ‑ Use of coordinates on map, report of survey, or other document.
     Section 54.238 ‑ Describing location of survey station or land boundary corner; conflicting descriptions.
     Section 54.239 ‑ Sole system after December 31, 1989.
Act 196 of 1941 ‑ COUNTY SURVEYOR ABOLISHED (54.251 - 54.252)
     Section 54.251 ‑ County surveyor in counties over 500,000; office abolished.
     Section 54.252 ‑ Referendum on adoption of act; ballot, form.
Act 345 of 1990 ‑ STATE SURVEY AND REMONUMENTATION ACT (54.261 - 54.279)
     Section 54.261 ‑ Short title.
     Section 54.262 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 54.263 ‑ State survey and remonumentation commission; creation; membership; terms; vacancy; compensation; expenses.
     Section 54.264 ‑ Commission; chairperson; meetings.
     Section 54.265 ‑ Conduct of business at public meetings; public notice; writings.
     Section 54.266 ‑ Duties of department; expediting county's plan; payment or reimbursement of costs; interaction with commission.
     Section 54.267 ‑ Employee as surveyor.
     Section 54.268 ‑ County monumentation and remonumentation plan; perpetual monument maintenance plan; rules; submission; provisions; failure to establish and submit plan or revised plan; expediting plan; geodetic control stations.
     Section 54.269 ‑ County surveyor as county representative for surveying projects.
     Section 54.269a ‑ Grant administrator; appointment; responsibilities.
     Section 54.269b ‑ County peer review group as panel of surveyors; appointment; responsibilities.
     Section 54.270 ‑ Conducting monumentation or remonumentation under negotiated contract; cost.
     Section 54.271 ‑ State survey and remonumentation fund; creation as separate fund; administration; deposit of money, interest, and earnings; gifts or donations from individuals or corporations; establishment of restricted subaccounts.
     Section 54.272 ‑ State survey and remonumentation fund; use of money; provisions applicable to deposited funds; limitation.
     Section 54.273 ‑ Application for annual grant; form.
     Section 54.274 ‑ Grant; conditions.
     Section 54.275 ‑ Grant recipient to obtain authorization for significant change to plan; revocation or withholding of grant.
     Section 54.276 ‑ Records.
     Section 54.277 ‑ Rules.
     Section 54.277a ‑ Contested case proceeding.
     Section 54.278 ‑ Effective date.
     Section 54.279 ‑ Conditional effective date.
Act 259 of 2010 ‑ Repealed-MICHIGAN AND INDIANA STATE LINE MONUMENTATION ACT (54.291 - 54.305)

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