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Act 327 of 1945
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AERONAUTICS CODE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN

Act 327 of 1945

AN ACT relating to aeronautics in this state; providing for the development and regulation of aeronautics; creating a state aeronautics commission; prescribing powers and duties; providing for the licensing, registration, and supervision and control of all aircraft, airports and landing fields, schools of aviation, flying clubs, airmen, aviation instructors, airport managers, manufacturers, dealers, and commercial operation in intrastate commerce; providing for rules pertaining thereto; prescribing a privilege tax for the use of the aeronautical facilities on the lands and waters of this state; providing for the acquisition, development, and operation of airports, landing fields, and other aeronautical facilities by this state, by political subdivisions, or by airport authorities; providing for the incorporation of airport authorities and providing for the powers, duties, and obligations of airport authorities; providing for the transfer of airport management to airport authorities, including the transfer of airport liabilities, employees, and operational jurisdiction; providing jurisdiction of crimes, torts, and contracts; providing police powers for those entrusted to enforce this act; providing for civil liability of owners, operators, and others; making hunting from aircraft unlawful; providing for a repair station operators lien; providing for appeals from rules or orders issued by the commission; providing for the transfer from the Michigan board of aeronautics to the aeronautics commission all properties and funds held by the board of aeronautics; providing for a state aeronautics fund and making an appropriation therefor; prescribing penalties; and making uniform the law with reference to state development and regulation of aeronautics.


History: 1945, Act 327, Imd. Eff. May 28, 1945 ;-- Am. 1958, Act 114, Eff. Sept. 13, 1958 ;-- Am. 1976, Act 191, Imd. Eff. July 8, 1976 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 90, Imd. Eff. Mar. 26, 2002 ;-- Am. 2015, Act 95, Imd. Eff. June 30, 2015


© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
327-1945-IADivisionCHAPTER IA (259.1a...259.1a)
327-1945-IDivisionCHAPTER I DECLARATION OF INTENT. (259.1...259.1)
327-1945-IIDivisionCHAPTER II DEFINITIONS. (259.2...259.25e)
327-1945-IIIDivisionCHAPTER III AERONAUTICS DEPARTMENT—CREATION—MEMBERSHIP—FUNDS. (259.26...259.36)
327-1945-IVDivisionCHAPTER IV GENERAL POWERS AND DUTIES OF AERONAUTICS COMMISSION AND DIRECTOR OF AERONAUTICS. (259.51...259.55)
327-1945-VDivisionCHAPTER V REGULATION OF AIRCRAFT, AIRMEN, AIRPORTS AND AIR INSTRUCTION. (259.76...259.91)
327-1945-VIDivisionCHAPTER VI ACQUISITION AND OPERATION OF STATE AIRPORTS. (259.101...259.107)
327-1945-VIA.DivisionCHAPTER VIA. ACQUISITION AND OPERATION OF AIRPORTS, LANDING FIELDS, AND OTHER AERONAUTICAL FACILITES BY PUBLIC AIRPORT AUTHORITIES (259.108...259.125c)
327-1945-VIIDivisionCHAPTER VII ACQUISITION AND OPERATION OF AIRPORTS, LANDING FIELDS AND OTHER AERONAUTICAL FACILITIES BY POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THIS STATE. (259.126...259.136)
327-1945-VIIA.DivisionCHAPTER VIIA. ACQUISITION AND OPERATION OF AIRPORTS, LANDING FIELDS, AND OTHER AERONAUTICAL FACILITIES BY REGIONAL AIRPORT AUTHORITIES (259.137...259.149)
327-1945-VIIIDivisionCHAPTER VIII APPROACH PROTECTION FOR AIRPORTS, LANDING FIELDS AND OTHER AERONAUTICAL FACILITIES. (259.151...259.156)
327-1945-IXDivisionCHAPTER IX PENAL PROVISIONS—JURISDICTION OF CRIMES, TORTS, CONTRACTS. (259.176...259.191)
327-1945-XDivisionCHAPTER X MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS. (259.201...259.208)
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