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Chapter 322 - STATE LANDS
Act 230 of 1941 ‑ SALE OR LEASE OF REAL ESTATE ACQUIRED BY STATE (322.1 - 322.5)
     Section 322.1 ‑ Real estate acquired by state; sale or lease; authorization.
     Section 322.2 ‑ Appraisal of real estate; sale to highest bidder; notice.
     Section 322.3 ‑ Terms of sale; credit; limitation; security.
     Section 322.4 ‑ Notice of sale; deed of conveyance; documents attached; quitclaim deed.
     Section 322.5 ‑ Proceeds of sale; disposition.
Act 214 of 1982 ‑ Repealed-FOREST MANAGEMENT DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM (322.11 - 322.17)
Act 37 of 1848 ‑ RECORDING APPROVAL OF SELECTIONS OF LANDS (322.101 - 322.102)
     Section 322.101 ‑ Approval of selections of lands; recording by secretary of state.
     Section 322.102 ‑ Record or certified copy; evidence of title.
Act 87 of 1873 ‑ RECORDING EVIDENCE OF TITLE (322.111 - 322.111)
     Section 322.111 ‑ Conveyance of lands; approval; record, admissible as evidence.
Act 12 of 1843 ‑ RECORDING DEEDS TO STATE AND OTHER EVIDENCES OF TITLE (322.121 - 322.126)
     Section 322.121 ‑ Deeds of conveyance to state; recording, registration.
     Section 322.122 ‑ Confirmation of locations; recording.
     Section 322.123 ‑ Acts granting lands to state; collection, recording.
     Section 322.124 ‑ Other evidences of title; recording.
     Section 322.125 ‑ Plat of titles; secretary of state.
     Section 322.126 ‑ New locations of state lands; record and plat.
Act 126 of 1939 ‑ Repealed-PROTECTION OF STATE-OWNED AND TAX DELINQUENT LANDS (322.131 - 322.138)
Act 298 of 1993 ‑ Repealed-STATE OWNED LANDS PROTECTION ACT (322.141 - 322.146)
Act 187 of 1851 ‑ Repealed-SALE AND RECLAMATION OF SWAMP LANDS (322.151 - 322.157)
Act 76 of 1853 ‑ Repealed-RECEIPT OF MONEYS FROM SALE OF SWAMP LANDS (322.161 - 322.162)
Act 140 of 1863 ‑ AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE LANDS (322.171 - 322.181)
     Section 322.171 ‑ Agricultural college lands; control and management.
     Section 322.172 ‑ College lands; description, title.
     Section 322.173 ‑ College lands; sale, minimum price, terms, forfeiture.
     Section 322.174 ‑ College lands; proceeds of sale, disposition.
     Section 322.175 ‑ College lands; commissioner of state land office, duties; certificate of sale, contents.
     Section 322.176 ‑ College lands; certificates of purchase, effect, recording.
     Section 322.177 ‑ College lands; patents, issuance.
     Section 322.178 ‑ College lands; proceeds of sale; deposit; interest; use.
     Section 322.179 ‑ College lands; examination by board of agriculture; agents, appointment, report, contents; price alteration, effective date, publication.
     Section 322.180 ‑ College lands; examining agents; expenses; payment.
     Section 322.181 ‑ Timber lands; down payment.
R.S. of 1846 ‑ Revised Statutes of 1846 (322.188 - 322.191)
     R‑S‑1846‑322‑188‑59 ‑ CHAPTER 59 CHAPTER 59. OF THE STATE LAND OFFICE, AND THE OFFICERS CONNECTED THEREWITH. (322.188...322.191)
          Section 322.188 ‑ Commissioner of state land office; record of sales, contents.
          Section 322.191 ‑ Commissioner of state land office; powers.
Act 280 of 1909 ‑ Repealed-PUBLIC DOMAIN COMMISSION (322.202 - 322.214)
Act 270 of 1913 ‑ COMMISSIONER OF STATE LAND OFFICE; ABOLISHED (322.221 - 322.221)
     Section 322.221 ‑ Office of commissioner of state land office; abolition, transfer of powers and duties to public domain commission; transfer of ex officio memberships to superintendent of public instruction.
Act 66 of 1869 ‑ Repealed-CERTIFIED COPIES OF FIELD NOTES, MAPS, RECORDS, AND PAPERS (322.231 - 322.233)
Act 292 of 1907 ‑ SECTION CORNERS AND BOUNDARIES (322.241 - 322.243)
     Section 322.241 ‑ Section corners and boundaries of unsurveyed lands; establishment; surveyor, appointment.
     Section 322.242 ‑ Surveyor; compensation and expenses, payment.
     Section 322.243 ‑ Original field notes; filing, effect.
Act 312 of 1921 ‑ SECTION CORNERS AND BOUNDARIES (322.251 - 322.252)
     Section 322.251 ‑ Section corners and boundaries; establishment and perpetuation by department of conservation; appointment of surveyor; petition, bond; state highway commissioner, authority, duties.
     Section 322.252 ‑ Original field notes; filing, effect, admissible as evidence; applicability of act.
Act 21 of 1873 ‑ RESERVED OR FORFEITED LANDS (322.261 - 322.266)
     Section 322.261 ‑ Reserved or forfeited lands; restoration to market, public notice required.
     Section 322.262 ‑ Reserved or forfeited lands; notice of restoration to market, publication, contents.
     Section 322.263 ‑ Reserved or forfeited lands; sale to highest bidder, minimum price.
     Section 322.264 ‑ Reserved, forfeited or trust lands; sale in violation of act void.
     Section 322.266 ‑ Applicability.
Act 258 of 1861 ‑ Repealed-PURCHASE OF STATE LANDS BY STATE EMPLOYEES (322.271 - 322.272)
Act 149 of 1848 ‑ CERTIFICATES FOR SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY LANDS (322.281 - 322.283)
     Section 322.281 ‑ School and university lands; new certificates, issuance; payment of interest on original.
     Section 322.282 ‑ School and university lands; new certificates, indorsement of credits, computation of interest.
     Section 322.283 ‑ School and university lands; new certificates, affidavit of township supervisor, other evidence; discharge of certificate.
Act 42 of 1853 ‑ CERTIFICATES FOR NORMAL SCHOOL LANDS (322.291 - 322.292)
     Section 322.291 ‑ Normal school lands; new certificates, issuance; payment of interest on original.
     Section 322.292 ‑ Normal school lands; new certificates, affidavit of township supervisor, other evidence.
R.S. of 1846 ‑ Revised Statutes of 1846 (322.301 - 322.372)
     R‑S‑1846‑322‑301‑60 ‑ CHAPTER 60 CHAPTER 60. OF THE SUPERINTENDENCE AND DISPOSITION OF THE PUBLIC LANDS. (322.301...322.372)
          Section 322.301 ‑ Unimproved and unsold school and university lands; minimum price; public auction.
          Section 322.302 ‑ Unimproved lands; terms of payment; affidavit as to timber value; certificate of credibility.
          Section 322.303 ‑ Unimproved lands; certificate of purchase, contents.
          Section 322.304 ‑ Unimproved lands; certificate of purchase, voidance; repossession.
          Section 322.305 ‑ Unimproved lands; payment of principal and interest; execution or mortgage sale purchasers deemed assignees.
          Section 322.306 ‑ Unimproved lands; non-payment, repossession and resale.
          Section 322.307 ‑ Unimproved lands; payment for timber.
          Section 322.308 ‑ Unimproved lands; patents, issuance, certification by commissioner of state land office.
          Section 322.309 ‑ Unimproved lands; transfer of title; noncompliance, trespassing.
          Section 322.310 ‑ Unimproved lands; secured sums, recovery.
          Section 322.311 ‑ Improved school and university lands; sale; appraisal of improvements.
          Section 322.312 ‑ Improved lands; sale by lots, minimum price, appraisal.
          Section 322.313 ‑ Improved lands; appraisal, procedure.
          Section 322.314 ‑ Improved lands; sale at appraised value; new appraisal, minimum.
          Section 322.315 ‑ Improved lands; withholding from sale.
          Section 322.316 ‑ Forfeited lands; public auction; improved lands, minimum price.
          Section 322.317 ‑ Forfeited lands; notice of sale, publication.
          Section 322.318 ‑ Certificates of purchase; rights of purchasers; recording.
          Section 322.319 ‑ University and school lands; payment of amount due; receipt.
          Section 322.320 ‑ Forfeited lands; redemption before or after sale; refund for cancelled purchase, interest.
          Section 322.321 ‑ Forfeited lands and improved lands; lists to county clerk, distribution.
          Section 322.322 ‑ Improved lands; appraisal by township supervisor, returns to commissioner of state land office; exceptions.
          Section 322.323 ‑ Improved lands; computation of specific minimum price.
          Section 322.324 ‑ Unimproved forfeited lands; minimum price.
          Section 322.325 ‑ Improved lands; leasing.
          Section 322.327 ‑ State lands; survey of boundaries by commissioner of state land office; payment of expenses.
          R‑S‑1846‑322‑301‑60‑MISCELLANEOUS-PROVISIONS. ‑ MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS. (322.349...322.372)
               Section 322.349 ‑ Books and papers relating to state lands; custody of commissioner of state land office.
               Section 322.350 ‑ Repealed. 2011, Act 167, Imd. Eff. Oct. 11, 2011.
               Section 322.351 ‑ Descriptions of lands sold; transmittal by commissioner of state land office to county treasurer.
               Section 322.352 ‑ Plats by commissioner; recording.
               Section 322.353 ‑ Descriptions of lands sold; delivery by county treasurer to township supervisors.
               Section 322.354 ‑ Patents; recording by register of deeds.
               Section 322.355 ‑ Incidental expenses of state land office; allowance, payment.
               Section 322.356 ‑ Ineffectual certificate of purchase; surrender, refund.
               Section 322.357 ‑ Assignees of purchasers; rights and liabilities.
               Section 322.358 ‑ State lands; sale according to United States survey; exceptions.
               Section 322.359 ‑ Subdivided lands; new certificates of purchase, issuance.
               Section 322.368 ‑ University lands; obligations receivable in payment of principal.
               Section 322.369 ‑ University lands; obligations receivable, limitation.
               Section 322.371 ‑ University lands; obligations receivable, credit to university fund.
               Section 322.372 ‑ Certificates of purchase; seal as evidence of execution.
Act 19 of 1917 ‑ CERTIFICATES OF CORRECTION (322.381 - 322.381.amended)
***** 322.381.amended THIS AMENDED SECTION IS EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 18, 2018 ***** ***** 322.381 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 18, 2018: See 322.381.amended *****
     Section 322.381 ‑ Certificates of correction; contents, issuance, seal, record.
     Section 322.381.amended ‑ Corrective deed; contents, issuance, seal, record.
Act 133 of 1917 ‑ SALE OF CERTAIN LANDS FOR RIGHT OF WAY (322.391 - 322.391)
     Section 322.391 ‑ Primary school, swamp, tax homestead and other lands; sale for right of way, price.
Act 326 of 1913 ‑ Repealed-LEASING, CONTROL, AND TAXATION OF CERTAIN STATE LANDS (322.401 - 322.429)
Act 197 of 1883 ‑ LANDS GRANTED TO STATE FOR RAILROAD PURPOSES (322.451 - 322.460)
     Section 322.451 ‑ Lands granted to state for railroad purposes; issuance of patents; acreage; possession; improvements; deductions.
     Section 322.452 ‑ Proofs of purchase and possession; made to commissioner of state land office; attendance of witnesses.
     Section 322.453 ‑ Patents; issuance; acreage, limitation; proofs acceptable; precedence; conflicting claims; improvement, possession; right to patent, effect.
     Section 322.454 ‑ Claims under act; time.
     Section 322.455 ‑ Sale of residue of lands; public auction; minimum price.
     Section 322.456 ‑ Sale of residue of lands; public auction; place; time; notice, publication, contents.
     Section 322.457 ‑ Balance of lands; minimum price.
     Section 322.458 ‑ Proceeds of sales; disposition.
     Section 322.459 ‑ Taxes and other sums; payment, refund.
     Section 322.460 ‑ Adjustment of amounts due claimants.
Act 86 of 1989 ‑ Repealed-THE LAND EXCHANGE FACILITATION FUND ACT (322.461 - 322.469)
Act 193 of 1911 ‑ Repealed-EXCHANGE OF STATE LANDS (322.481 - 322.485)
Act 230 of 1881 ‑ CERTIFICATES FOR PART-PAID STATE LAND (322.491 - 322.497)
     Section 322.491 ‑ New certificates; owner, application to circuit court.
     Section 322.492 ‑ New certificates; application; proof of loss; court order.
     Section 322.493 ‑ New certificates; subpoena of witnesses.
     Section 322.494 ‑ New certificates; testimony, assignments.
     Section 322.495 ‑ New certificates; court order, contents.
     Section 322.496 ‑ New certificates; issuance; effect.
     Section 322.497 ‑ New certificates; costs of proceedings; payment; court order, certified copy.
Act 40 of 1879 ‑ RESTORATION OF STATE LANDS TO MARKET (322.501 - 322.501)
     Section 322.501 ‑ Reserved lands; taxes paid before issuance of patent; reversion to state; restoration to market.
Act 101 of 1869 ‑ PATENTS TO SWAMP LANDS; ASSESSMENT AND TAXATION (322.511 - 322.513)
     Section 322.511 ‑ Swamp land patents; issuance, application.
     Section 322.512 ‑ Swamp land patents; annual list to county treasurer; assessment and taxation of lands.
     Section 322.513 ‑ Swamp land patents; alternate description, issuance.
Act 83 of 1846 ‑ PATENTS ISSUED BY GOVERNOR (322.521 - 322.524)
     Section 322.521 ‑ Patents; issuance by governor to original purchaser or assignee; acknowledging assignments, waiver of informalities.
     Section 322.522 ‑ Patents; issuance in name of deceased person.
     Section 322.523 ‑ Certificate of purchase; sale by executor or administrator for payment of debts.
     Section 322.524 ‑ Applicability of act.
Act 61 of 1935 ‑ NEW DEEDS TO PURCHASERS OF STATE LANDS (322.551 - 322.551)
     Section 322.551 ‑ New deeds; issuance by state.
Act 66 of 1959 ‑ LIVESTOCK GRAZING ON STATE LANDS (322.581 - 322.592)
     Section 322.581 ‑ Definitions; running at large or grazing by animal; permit; running at large by swine as public nuisance.
     Section 322.582 ‑ Animal found grazing or running at large; possession by director; liability.
     Section 322.583 ‑ Seizure of animals; care while impounded.
     Section 322.584 ‑ Notice of impounding; posting; contents.
     Section 322.585 ‑ Auction; notice; posting.
     Section 322.586 ‑ Claim of ownership of impounded animal; payment.
     Section 322.587 ‑ Escape of impounded animal; retaking.
     Section 322.588 ‑ Animals impounded; unlawful interference, misdemeanor.
     Section 322.589 ‑ Animals impounded; sale; disposition of proceeds; claim by owner.
     Section 322.590 ‑ Criminal liability of owner.
     Section 322.591 ‑ Permits; sale; terms and conditions.
     Section 322.592 ‑ Killing of swine running at large; authority not limited.
Act 48 of 1952 ‑ Repealed-CAMP REGISTRATION CARDS (322.601 - 322.608)
Act 421 of 1982 ‑ Repealed-EASEMENTS OVER STATE OWNED LANDS (322.611 - 322.617)
Act 10 of 1953 ‑ Repealed-EASEMENTS FOR PUBLIC UTILITIES (322.651 - 322.651)
Act 247 of 1955 ‑ Repealed-GREAT LAKES SUBMERGED LANDS ACT (322.701 - 322.715)
Act 241 of 1972 ‑ Repealed-WILDERNESS AND NATURAL AREAS ACT OF 1972 (322.751 - 322.763)
Act 204 of 1984 ‑ Repealed-PEAT ON STATE-OWNED LANDS (322.801 - 322.811)
Act 57 of 1993 ‑ Repealed-DARK SKY PRESERVE (322.821 - 322.826)

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