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Act 387 of 2012
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Act 387 of 2012

AN ACT to provide for certain regional transit authorities; to provide regional public transportation; to prescribe certain powers and duties of a regional transit authority and of certain state agencies and officials; to authorize the levy of an assessment and to provide for the issuance of bonds and notes; to collect certain taxes; to make appropriations; to provide for the pledge of assessment revenues and other funds for bond and note payments; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

History: 2012, Act 387, Imd. Eff. Dec. 19, 2012

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 124.541SectionShort title.
Section 124.541aSectionLegislative intent.
Section 124.542SectionDefinitions.
Section 124.543SectionAuthority; creation; date effective; authority as municipal public body corporate and metropolitan authority; rights, functions, and responsibilities; inclusion of phrase "regional transit authority."
Section 124.544SectionPetition by county to be included in public transit region and authority; conditions; provisional member.
Section 124.545SectionBoard; appointment; terms; vacancy; qualifications; oath; compensation; travel and expenses; individual not of good moral character or convicted of felony; discharge of duties; contract, bonds, notes, or other obligations; appointment of board members under MCL 124.544; removal of board member for violation of subsection (9) or (10).
Section 124.546SectionMeeting; chairperson; officers; compliance with open meetings act; bylaws; meetings; quorum; vote; record; uniform system of accounts; budget; procurement of services and supplies; report; website; cost plus construction contract; quota or set-aside not created; list of contracts; policies and procedures; competitive bidding; lease or installment purchases; other state or federal procurement or contracting requirements; personnel; prohibited acts; citizens' advisory committee; public transportation provider advisory council; securing federal money; payment of operational deficit.
Section 124.547SectionAuthority; powers; assumption of legacy costs of acquired public transportation provider; adoption of public transit plan; design and operation of rolling rapid transit system; authority including Macomb, Oakland, or Wayne county; expenses in planning and operation of rolling rapid transit system; charging fares; public or private aid.
Section 124.548SectionFederal operating and capital assistance grants; report; coordination of services.
Section 124.549SectionAcquisition of property.
Section 124.550SectionRevenues; sources; assessment; collection of motor vehicle registration tax; asset management plan; report.
Section 124.551SectionBonds, notes, or other evidence of indebtedness.
Section 124.552SectionFinancial obligation of authority.
Section 124.553SectionAcquisition, construction, and operation of public transportation system; approval of local road agency or department; terms and condition; execution of operating license agreement; rights-of-way and easements; procedural due process required for certain acts.
Section 124.554SectionExemption from motor carrier act and motor bus transportation act.
Section 124.555SectionApplicability of local zoning or land use ordinances or regulations.
Section 124.556SectionElection or vote.
Section 124.557SectionCertain costs as transportation purpose.
Section 124.558SectionAppropriation.
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