Go To Top capitol dome
Michigan Legislature
Michigan Compiled Laws Complete Through PA 40 of 2018
House: Adjourned until Tuesday, March 20, 2018 1:30:00 PM
Senate: Adjourned until Tuesday, March 20, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Michigan Legislature

Main Content

Act 313 of 1929
Search within this Statute for


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

© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

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.
up icon