NATURAL GAS (EXCERPT)
Act 9 of 1929
483.102 Condemnation to acquire rights-of-way, use of highways; limitation to intrastate transportation.
For the purpose of acquiring necessary right-of-ways, every such corporation, association or person is hereby granted the right of condemnation by eminent domain, and the use of the highways in this state, for the purpose of transporting natural gas by pipe lines, and for locating, laying, constructing, maintaining and operating the same; and such condemnation proceedings shall be conducted in accordance with the procedure and in the same manner as is provided by the laws of this state for the condemnation of right-of-ways by railroad companies: Provided, however, That no corporation, association or person shall be granted such right of condemnation by eminent domain or the right to use the highways of this state to lay or construct, maintain or operate a pipe line or lines for the transmission or transportation of natural gas unless and except such pipe line or lines are to be used solely and exclusively for the transmission, transportation and distribution of natural gas within the state of Michigan.
History: 1929, Act 9, Imd. Eff. Mar. 19, 1929
CL 1929, 11633
CL 1948, 483.102
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