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CITY MOTOR VEHICLE RACING ACT OF 1981

Act 178 of 1981

AN ACT to provide for the holding of motor vehicle racing events in cities in this state; to require a permit; to provide for the issuance of a permit; to prescribe certain requirements for obtaining a permit; to provide for certain powers and duties of a permit holder and the city in relation to a racing event; to declare that an event held under this act is not a nuisance; and to provide immunity from damages.


History: 1981, Act 178, Imd. Eff. Dec. 14, 1981


© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 257.1701SectionShort title.
Section 257.1702SectionDefinitions.
Section 257.1703SectionPermit to conduct racing event in city required.
Section 257.1704SectionPermit fee.
Section 257.1705SectionIssuance of racing event permit; conditions; determination.
Section 257.1706SectionPowers of person conducting racing event; protecting private property rights and not preventing access to governmental facilities.
Section 257.1707SectionPowers of city.
Section 257.1708SectionRacing event and other actions as being for public purposes.
Section 257.1709SectionRacing event and other actions as public or private nuisance.
Section 257.1710SectionRacing event and other actions as violation of MCL 257.1 et seq. or MCL 247.171 et seq.
Section 257.1711SectionLiability for damages.
Section 257.1712SectionRestoration of highways or streets, alleys, sidewalks, and buildings required.
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