MCL - Section 324.32603

Act 451 of 1994

324.32603 Removal of submerged logs from bottomlands, patented lands, or underwater preserves; permit.

Sec. 32603.

    (1) A person shall not remove submerged logs from bottomlands except as authorized by a permit issued by the department pursuant to part 13.
    (2) The department may issue a permit under this part to a person for the removal of submerged logs from patented lands if permission is received from the lawful owner of the patented lands.
    (3) A person shall not recover, alter, or destroy abandoned property as defined in part 761 while engaging in submerged log removal operations under a submerged log removal permit issued under this part.
    (4) For submerged log recovery in underwater preserves established under part 761, the department shall place reasonable conditions on submerged log removal permits to prevent damage to abandoned watercraft or other features of archaeological, historical, recreational, or environmental significance and to minimize conflicts between recreational activities within the preserve and the submerged log recovery operation.

History: Add. 2000, Act 278, Imd. Eff. July 10, 2000 ;-- Am. 2011, Act 218, Imd. Eff. Nov. 10, 2011
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA