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Act 29 of 1970
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Act 29 of 1970

AN ACT relating to potatoes; to create a potato commission; to prescribe its powers and duties and authority; to impose an assessment on the privilege of introducing potatoes into the channels of trade and commerce; to provide for the collection of the assessment; to provide for penalties; and to repeal certain acts and parts of acts.

History: 1970, Act 29, Imd. Eff. June 10, 1970

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 290.421SectionDefinitions.
Section 290.422SectionPotato industry commission; creation; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; vacancies; meetings; chairperson; quorum; conducting business at public meeting; notice of meeting; special meetings; compensation and expenses; handling, use, and disposition of funds; annual fee; gifts, grants, and items of value; books, records, and accounts; availability of documents to public; borrowing money; assessment of outstanding loans; financial report.
Section 290.423SectionPowers and duties of commission; rules.
Section 290.424SectionAssessment on growers and shippers; rates; exemption; shipper application and certificate; records; inspection; reports; payment of assessment by shipper; limitation on assessment increase.
Section 290.424aSectionExemption of certain information from freedom of information act.
Section 290.425SectionFailure to pay assessment; penalty.
Section 290.426SectionFailure to pay assessment or file report; false information; penalty.
Section 290.427SectionEnforcement; reimbursement for costs; appropriation.
Section 290.428SectionReferendum; votes; rules; petition to terminate shipper assessments; referendum by mail; conditions for termination of shipper assessments; adoption of assessment increase; public hearing; findings and recommendations; assent to proposal.
Section 290.429SectionPetition to terminate commission; referendum by mail; conditions for termination of commission.
Section 290.429aSectionReferendum; vote as to whether commission shall levy assessments and carry out act.
Section 290.430SectionRepeal.
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