MICHIGAN AQUACULTURE DEVELOPMENT ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 199 of 1996
286.878 Research of aquaculture species not on approved list; research permit; approval of protocol.
(1) Research of an aquaculture species not on the approved list is allowed and shall be conducted pursuant to an aquaculture research permit in a confinement research facility.
(2) A person who holds an aquaculture research permit shall not import aquaculture species that are the subject of the research unless he or she complies with the animal industry act of 1987, Act No. 466 of the Public Acts of 1988, being sections 287.701 to 287.747 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
(3) The director shall approve the protocol of the aquaculture species, including disposition, for the proposed research period. The applicant for the aquaculture research permit shall submit the protocol to the department with the initial or renewal aquaculture research permit application.
History: 1996, Act 199, Eff. Aug. 16, 1996
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