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Chapter 213 - CONDEMNATION
Act 236 of 1911 ‑ CONDEMNATION BY STATE (213.1 - 213.4)
     Section 213.1 ‑ Condemnation of private property for state use; authority delegated; jurisdiction.
     Section 213.2 ‑ Attorney general; duty; petition; contents; summons; issuance and return; incompetents; non-residents; service; notice by publication.
     Section 213.3 ‑ Petition; hearing on necessity and compensation; commissioners procedure; jury, procedure.
     Section 213.4 ‑ Objections to report filed; confirmation; deposit; vesting of title; payment of compensation; dismissal; expenses; record.
Act 149 of 1911 ‑ ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY BY STATE AGENCIES AND PUBLIC CORPORATIONS (213.21 - 213.41)
     Section 213.21 ‑ Public corporation and state agency; definition.
     Section 213.22 ‑ Private property; definition.
     Section 213.23 ‑ Authority to take private property for public use; acquisition of property; scope of "public use"; condemnation action; compensation; preservation of right, grant, or benefit to property owner; "blighted" defined.
     Section 213.23a ‑ Scope of act; rights conferred by act.
     Section 213.24 ‑ Condemnation proceedings; necessity declared; authorization; jurisdiction.
     Section 213.25 ‑ Condemnation proceedings; resolution; petition; contents; jury to determine necessity; compensation.
     Section 213.26‑213.41 ‑ Repealed. 1980, Act 87, Eff. Apr. 1, 1983.
Act 87 of 1980 ‑ THE UNIFORM CONDEMNATION PROCEDURES ACT (213.51 - 213.77)
     Section 213.51 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 213.51a ‑ Short title.
     Section 213.52 ‑ Standards provided; limitations; applicable laws and court rules; commencement of condemnation action; proof of taking of property; certificate of public necessity as condition of instituting judicial proceedings.
     Section 213.53 ‑ Fluid mineral and gas rights.
     Section 213.54 ‑ Payment of just compensation for property if practical value or utility of remainder destroyed; zoning variance; entry upon property; purpose; notice; restitution for actual damages; “actual damage” defined; civil action for order permitting entry; contents of complaint; granting limited license for entry; terms; manner of entry under subsection (3); “environmental inspection” defined.
     Section 213.55 ‑ Just compensation; amount; written notice to occupants; offer; review of appraisal; filing complaint for acquisition; "comparable replacement dwelling" defined; financial information; documents; determination of just compensation; items annexed to complaint; deposit; payment of additional amount for property which is principal residence; "taxable value" defined.
     Section 213.56 ‑ Challenge by owner; motion to review necessity; hearing; determination by public agency binding on court; judicial determination of public necessity in acquisition by private agency; certificate by public service commission or federal agency as prima facie case; decision of court; final judgment; appeal; conclusive presumption of necessity.
     Section 213.56a ‑ Reversal of agency's election of reservation of rights; revised good faith offer; stipulation to reverse agency election and waive cost recovery claim against owner.
     Section 213.57 ‑ Vesting of title in agency; vesting of right to just compensation; delay or denial.
     Section 213.58 ‑ Payment by escrowee of money deposited; funds remaining in escrow as security for remediation costs; court order; released funds; circumstances; reversal of agency's election under MCL 213.56a(1); applicability of subsections (2) and (3); "principal residence" defined.
     Section 213.59 ‑ Surrender of possession of property to agency; time and terms; enforcement; granting interim possession to private agency; indemnity bond; appeal; liability for damages; repayment as condition of order setting aside determination of public necessity; delay or denial; escrow payment; relocation; "comparable replacement dwelling" defined.
     Section 213.60 ‑ Order fixing date for hearing.
     Section 213.61 ‑ Scheduling order; exchange of appraisal reports; opportunity for discovery; appraisal report; testimony relating to value of real property; orders to facilitate compliance.
     Section 213.62 ‑ Just compensation; trial by jury.
     Section 213.63 ‑ Just compensation; verdict; division of award.
     Section 213.63a ‑ Duplicative payment prohibited.
     Section 213.64 ‑ Notes and exhibits to assist jury.
     Section 213.65 ‑ Interest on judgment amount.
     Section 213.66 ‑ Witness fees and compensation; reimbursement of owner's attorney fees and other expenses; matters involving relocation of indigent person; "indigent person" defined.
     Section 213.67 ‑ Discontinuance.
     Section 213.68 ‑ Reimbursement of expenses in evaluating agency's offer, preparing for trial, or negotiating settlement; enforcement of rights; filing claim.
     Section 213.69 ‑ Agreement on compensation or method of determining compensation.
     Section 213.70 ‑ Determination of fair market value.
     Section 213.71 ‑ Counterclaim.
     Section 213.72 ‑ Lease, sale, or conveyance of property; terms; record.
     Section 213.73 ‑ Enhancement in value as consideration in determining compensation; complaint; compensation; requiring agency to acquire portion claimed to be enhanced; burden of proof.
     Section 213.74 ‑ Coercive actions prohibited.
     Section 213.75 ‑ Commencement of actions for acquisition of property.
     Section 213.76, 213.77 ‑ Repealed. 1996, Act 474, Imd. Eff. Dec. 26, 1996.
Act 119 of 1919 ‑ TAKING OF PUBLIC UTILITY BY CITY (213.111 - 213.134)
     Section 213.111 ‑ Cities, authority to take over public utilities.
     Section 213.112 ‑ Institution of proceedings; council's resolution of necessity, contents; circuit court, jurisdiction.
     Section 213.113 ‑ Institution of proceedings; petition, contents; separate juries on request to determine necessity, damages.
     Section 213.114 ‑ Summons; issuance, contents.
     Section 213.115 ‑ Summons; service; guardian ad litem; alias, pluries summons; return, evidence.
     Section 213.116 ‑ Jury to be empaneled.
     Section 213.117 ‑ Jury; oath; duties; instruction; written verdict.
     Section 213.118 ‑ Jury; determination and award; title vested in petitioner.
     Section 213.119 ‑ Jury; use of petition, map, blank verdict, form.
     Section 213.120 ‑ Jury to determine necessity; oath; duties; instruction; written verdict.
     Section 213.121 ‑ Finding of no necessity to take absolute fee; further proceedings.
     Section 213.122 ‑ Finding of necessity; right to possession on giving security; writ of assistance.
     Section 213.123 ‑ Finding of necessity; determination of compensation; oath of jurors; duties; instruction; award.
     Section 213.124 ‑ Setting aside verdict; new trial; amendments.
     Section 213.125 ‑ Motions for new trial; proceedings arrested; confirmation, judgment, finality.
     Section 213.126 ‑ Appeal; procedure.
     Section 213.127 ‑ Appeal; records transmitted, fees; settlement of case by judge.
     Section 213.128 ‑ Appeal; hearing; determination; expenses, compensation, damage.
     Section 213.129 ‑ Verdict; copy transmitted to council; collection of award.
     Section 213.130 ‑ Verdict; collection resolution; treasurer, duties; borrowing power; right to possession; writ of assistance.
     Section 213.131 ‑ Jury fees; compensation.
     Section 213.132 ‑ Attorney fees; expenses, costs; payment by municipality.
     Section 213.133 ‑ Discontinuance prohibited after verdict; further proceedings.
     Section 213.134 ‑ Property ownership; prima facie evidence.
Act 215 of 1925 ‑ ACQUIRING RAILROAD OR PUBLIC UTILITY RIGHT OF WAY FOR TRUNK LINE HIGHWAY (213.151 - 213.153)
     Section 213.151 ‑ Public utility right-of-way; acquisition by state highway commissioner; acquisition and exchange of other property.
     Section 213.152 ‑ Public utility property; condemnation procedure.
     Section 213.153 ‑ Public utility property; payment.
Act 352 of 1925 ‑ ACQUIRING PROPERTY FOR HIGHWAY PURPOSES (213.171 - 213.199)
     Section 213.171 ‑ Property; acquisition by county road or state highway commissioners; approval of required officials.
     Section 213.172 ‑ Property for county and trunk line; conveyances, name, fluid mineral and gas rights, recording.
     Section 213.173 ‑ Payment of purchase price for property.
     Section 213.174 ‑ Determination of necessity by board or commissioner; hearing.
     Section 213.174a ‑ Determination of necessity by circuit court commissioner if board or commissioner is disqualified.
     Section 213.175 ‑ Determination of necessity; filing and recording; compensation for property.
     Section 213.176 ‑ Possession notice; vesting of title; removal of obstructions on property.
     Section 213.177 ‑ Petition; circuit court to appoint commissioners to determine damages.
     Section 213.178 ‑ Petition; order for hearing, service.
     Section 213.179 ‑ Petition; service upon guardians; guardian ad litem.
     Section 213.180 ‑ Petition; constructive service; order for appearance.
     Section 213.181 ‑ Order for appearance; publication; mailing and service of order.
     Section 213.182 ‑ Order for appearance; proof of publication and service; filing.
     Section 213.183 ‑ Default of persons not appearing; court-appointed commissioners; discontinuance.
     Section 213.184 ‑ Commissioners; meetings, adjournments; witnesses.
     Section 213.185 ‑ Commissioners; view of premises; hearing; evidence of ownership.
     Section 213.186 ‑ Commissioners; appraisal of damages; reports.
     Section 213.187 ‑ Commissioners; not necessary to include all parcels of property in same petition.
     Section 213.188 ‑ Benefits to owners; deduction from damage costs.
     Section 213.189 ‑ Orders of court upon determination and in regarding commissioners.
     Section 213.190 ‑ Confirmation of commissioner's report; witness, attorney, damage fees.
     Section 213.191 ‑ Compensation of highway condemnation commissioners; expenses.
     Section 213.192 ‑ Prima facie evidence; certificate, report, or determination.
     Section 213.193 ‑ Right to acquire property of municipalities and cemetery associations; exchange.
     Section 213.194 ‑ Sale of excess land; conveyance; record.
     Section 213.195 ‑ Repealed. 1958, Act 77, Eff. Sept. 13, 1958.
     Section 213.197 ‑ Review by certiorari; procedure; time limitations.
     Section 213.198 ‑ State highway commissioner or deputy may conduct proceedings.
     Section 213.199 ‑ All notices and orders; service.
Act 190 of 1929 ‑ ACQUIRING PROPERTY FOR BOULEVARD, STREET, OR ALLEY (213.221 - 213.223)
     Section 213.221 ‑ Boulevard, street and alley; fee of adjacent property, acquisition.
     Section 213.222 ‑ Boulevard, street and alley; condemnation proceedings.
     Section 213.223 ‑ Boulevard, street and alley; sale of unused portion.
Act 140 of 1945 ‑ ACQUISITION OF OVERHEAD AND UNDERGROUND RIGHTS (213.251 - 213.251)
     Section 213.251 ‑ Overhead and underground rights; acquisition; purposes.
Act 379 of 1927 ‑ SERVICE ON UNKNOWN OWNERS OR CLAIMANTS IN CONDEMNATION PROCEEDINGS (213.261 - 213.261)
     Section 213.261 ‑ Condemnation; service of process on unknown claimants.
Act 323 of 1931 ‑ Repealed-DAMAGES IN CONDEMNATION PROCEEDINGS (213.271 - 213.272)
Act 270 of 1931 ‑ APPLICATION OF CONDEMNATION AWARDS AGAINST TAXES AND SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS (213.291 - 213.291)
     Section 213.291 ‑ Condemnation awards; application to payment of taxes and special assessments.
Act 288 of 1957 ‑ TAKING PROPERTY OF PUBLIC HOSPITAL, COLLEGE, OR UNIVERSITY (213.301 - 213.304)
     Section 213.301 ‑ Property of public college, university or hospital; condemnation, definitions.
     Section 213.302 ‑ Property of public college, university or hospital; determination of relative necessity.
     Section 213.303 ‑ Property of public college, university or hospital; judicial determination of necessity.
     Section 213.304 ‑ Judicial determination; abatement of pending proceedings.
Act 207 of 1965 ‑ Repealed-PRORATION OF TAXES ON PROPERTY ACQUIRED FOR PUBLIC PURPOSES (213.311 - 213.312)
Act 227 of 1972 ‑ RELOCATION ASSISTANCE (213.321 - 213.332)
     Section 213.321 ‑ Definitions.
     Section 213.322 ‑ Relocation assistance advisory services for displaced persons and certain occupants of real property.
     Section 213.323 ‑ Functions of relocation assistance advisory services program.
     Section 213.324 ‑ Matching federal funds; financial assistance; expenses.
     Section 213.325 ‑ Payments where federal funds not available or used.
     Section 213.326 ‑ Displaced person defined; persons entitled to financial assistance.
     Section 213.327 ‑ Ordinances and rules.
     Section 213.328 ‑ Other compensation not excluded; payments not deemed income.
     Section 213.329 ‑ Judicial review.
     Section 213.330 ‑ Contracts.
     Section 213.331 ‑ Repeal.
     Section 213.332 ‑ Effective date.
Act 95 of 1971 ‑ Repealed-FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR RELOCATION OF DISPLACED PERSONS (213.341 - 213.344)
Act 40 of 1965 ‑ ALLOWANCES FOR MOVING PERSONAL PROPERTY FROM ACQUIRED REAL PROPERTY (213.351 - 213.355)
     Section 213.351 ‑ Property acquired for public purposes; definitions.
     Section 213.352 ‑ Occupant who vacates real property; moving expense for personal property; conditions; “personal property” explained; attorney fees and costs; precedence of federal regulations and procedures.
     Section 213.353 ‑ Payments allowed by federal regulation; payments, number.
     Section 213.354 ‑ Moving allowances; paid for highway projects.
     Section 213.355 ‑ Moving allowances; additional to compensation; not considered in condemnation proceedings.
Act 295 of 1966 ‑ ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY FOR PUBLIC HIGHWAYS (213.361 - 213.391)
     Section 213.361 ‑ Securing fee simple or lesser estate in real property and other property; conditions.
     Section 213.362 ‑ Property in city or village; designation and consent prior to acquisition for street or highway.
     Section 213.363 ‑ Name in which property taken; acquisition by and execution of appropriation instrument; fluid mineral and gas rights; recordation of instruments.
     Section 213.364 ‑ Property; payments; source, warrants.
     Section 213.365 ‑ Property; adjacent land, cemeteries, exchanges, parcels of property.
     Section 213.366‑213.390 ‑ Repealed. 1980, Act 87, Eff. Apr. 1, 1983.
     Section 213.391 ‑ Effect on other condemnation acts.

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