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Act 199 of 1996
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MICHIGAN AQUACULTURE DEVELOPMENT ACT

Act 199 of 1996

AN ACT to define, develop, and regulate aquaculture as an agricultural enterprise in this state; to provide powers and duties of certain state agencies and departments; and to provide for certain penalties and remedies.


History: 1996, Act 199, Eff. Aug. 16, 1996


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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 286.871SectionShort title.
Section 286.872SectionDefinitions.
Section 286.873SectionAdministration of act; assistance by department.
Section 286.874SectionAquaculture as agricultural enterprise; products as property of aquaculturist; riparian rights for water diversion; exemption from certain restrictions; limitations on authority of aquaculturist; genetically engineered variant.
Section 286.875SectionApproved species for aquaculture production; list.
Section 286.876SectionRegistration required; exceptions; records; documentation.
Section 286.877SectionInitial application; submission; inspection; issuance of registration or permit; denial; notice; second inspection; hearing; return of registration or permit fee prohibited; contents of permit; renewal application; modification of permit.
Section 286.878SectionResearch of aquaculture species not on approved list; research permit; approval of protocol.
Section 286.879SectionInspection of facilities by department; access; conduct; conditions.
Section 286.880SectionProhibited conduct.
Section 286.881SectionFailure to comply with act or rules; authority of department to deny, suspend, revoke, or limit registration or permit; conduct of proceeding.
Section 286.882SectionRules.
Section 286.883SectionViolation as misdemeanor; penalty; costs; attorney fees; authority of director; actions brought by attorney general or director.
Section 286.884SectionEffective date.
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