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Act 93 of 1981
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MICHIGAN RIGHT TO FARM ACT

Act 93 of 1981

AN ACT to define certain farm uses, operations, practices, and products; to provide certain disclosures; to provide for circumstances under which a farm shall not be found to be a public or private nuisance; to provide for certain powers and duties for certain state agencies and departments; and to provide for certain remedies for certain persons.


History: 1981, Act 93, Imd. Eff. July 11, 1981 ;-- Am. 1995, Act 94, Eff. Sept. 30, 1995


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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 286.471SectionShort title.
Section 286.472SectionDefinitions.
Section 286.473SectionFarm or farm operation as public or private nuisance; review and revision of practices; finding; conditions.
Section 286.473aSectionRepealed. 1999, Act 261, Eff. Mar. 10, 2000.
Section 286.473bSectionRecovery of costs and expenses.
Section 286.473cSectionProperty subject to disclosure; contents of statement.
Section 286.474SectionInvestigation of complaints involving farm or farm operation; memorandum of understanding; generally accepted agricultural and management practices; unverified complaints; applicability of other statutes; preemption of local ordinance, regulation, or resolution; ordinance proposed by local unit of government; generally accepted agricultural and management practices for site selection and odor controls at new or expanding animal livestock facilities; advisory committee; manure management plan; duties of department; definitions.