MCL - Act 232 of 1965


Act 232 of 1965

AN ACT relating to the marketing of agricultural commodities or agricultural commodity inputs; to provide for marketing and research programs, agreements, referendums by producers, assessments on producers, and commodity committees; and to prescribe certain functions of the department of agriculture relative thereto including powers of enforcement of this act; and to prescribe remedies and penalties.

History: 1965, Act 232, Eff. Mar. 31, 1966 ;-- Am. 1974, Act 324, Imd. Eff. Dec. 15, 1974 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 601, Imd. Eff. Dec. 20, 2002

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 290.651 Section Agricultural commodities marketing act; short title.
Section 290.652 Section Definitions.
Section 290.653 Section Marketing agreements; provisions allowed; provisions required; substantial compliance.
Section 290.654 Section Inspection and grading; approved inspectors.
Section 290.655 Section Assessments to defray program and administrative costs; collection; maximum assessment to be specified; collection by processors, distributors, or handlers; disposition; trust fund; complaint; notice of due date; ability to borrow money; assessment for loans and interest.
Section 290.656 Section Marketing program; temporary suspension, duration.
Section 290.657 Section Committee; establishment; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; reapportionment of districts; expenses and per diem; duties and responsibilities; conducting business at public meeting; notice of meeting; availability of writings to public; exemption of certain information from freedom of information act.
Section 290.658 Section Disposition of money or assets collected; expenditures.
Section 290.659 Section Refunds.
Section 290.660 Section Petition for program or amendment; notice; public hearing; decision by director; producers.
Section 290.661 Section Referendum to determine assent of producers and processors.
Section 290.662 Section Referendum; director to establish procedures for determination of volume.
Section 290.663 Section Termination of program; petition, hearing, recommendation, referendum.
Section 290.664 Section Program approved by referendum; duties of director.
Section 290.665 Section Repealed. 2002, Act 601, Imd. Eff. Dec. 20, 2002.
Section 290.666 Section Deposit by applicants of funds for expenses; reimbursement.
Section 290.667 Section Marketing agreements with producers, handlers and others; effective upon signing.
Section 290.668 Section Rules and regulations; duty of director.
Section 290.668a Section Rescission of R 290.1 to R 290.18.
Section 290.668b Section Rescission of R 285.311.
Section 290.669 Section Action to enforce compliance; injunction; jurisdiction.
Section 290.670 Section Suspension of statute where marketing program approved; exception.
Section 290.671 Section Referendum; requirements; exception; time period.
Section 290.672 Section Interest on unpaid assessment.
Section 290.673 Section Violations; penalties.
Section 290.674 Section Venue for prosecution of violation; enforcement; institution of prosecution for violation.