Act No. 54

Public Acts of 2012

Approved by the Governor

March 21, 2012

Filed with the Secretary of State

March 21, 2012

EFFECTIVE DATE: June 30, 2012




Introduced by Senator Gleason


AN ACT to amend 1949 PA 300, entitled “An act to provide for the registration, titling, sale, transfer, and regulation of certain vehicles operated upon the public highways of this state or any other place open to the general public or generally accessible to motor vehicles and distressed vehicles; to provide for the licensing of dealers; to provide for the examination, licensing, and control of operators and chauffeurs; to provide for the giving of proof of financial responsibility and security by owners and operators of vehicles; to provide for the imposition, levy, and collection of specific taxes on vehicles, and the levy and collection of sales and use taxes, license fees, and permit fees; to provide for the regulation and use of streets and highways; to create certain funds; to provide penalties and sanctions for a violation of this act; to provide for civil liability of owners and operators of vehicles and service of process on residents and nonresidents; to regulate the introduction and use of certain evidence; to provide for the levy of certain assessments; to provide for the enforcement of this act; to provide for the creation of and to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state and local agencies; to impose liability upon the state or local agencies; to provide appropriations for certain purposes; to repeal all other acts or parts of acts inconsistent with this act or contrary to this act; and to repeal certain parts of this act on a specific date,” (MCL 257.1 to 257.923) by adding section 811t.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Sec. 811t. (1) The secretary of state may issue a fund-raising plate recognizing anatomical gift donation. A fund-raising plate recognizing anatomical gift donation shall be of a design as determined by the secretary of state. Fund-raising donations for plates recognizing anatomical gift donation collected under section 811f shall be transferred under section 811h by the secretary of state to the state treasurer, who shall disburse the donation money to the Thomas Daley gift of life fund established in section 811s.

(2) The fund-raising plate issued under subsection (1) may be referred to as the “John J. Gleason gift of life plate”.

Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect June 30, 2012.

Enacting section 2. This amendatory act does not take effect unless House Bill No. 4978 of the 96th Legislature is enacted into law.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.

Secretary of the Senate

Clerk of the House of Representatives