§ 200.61 Primary elections for nomination of village officers; referendum on act
§ 200.61a Violation of MCL 168.1 to 168.992 applicable to petitions; penalties
§ 200.62 Village caucus; time, vote by ballot, general election law applicable
§ 200.63 Separate party ballots; nomination petitions
§ 200.64 Candidates declared nominees
§ 200.65 Return to former system of nomination

Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapter 200 > Act 144 of 1921

  • Accessory: means any exclusively identifiable physical object whose spatial relationship to the corner is recorded on a land corner recordation certificate that has been filed under this act. See Michigan Laws 54.202
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Administrative act: includes an action, omission, decision, recommendation, practice, or other procedure of the department. See Michigan Laws 4.771
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • benefits: means advantages resulting from a project to public corporations, the inhabitants of public corporations, the inhabitants of this state, and property within public corporations. See Michigan Laws 324.30901
  • Block: means block as that term is used by the United States department of commerce, bureau of the census in conducting its 1980 decennial census. See Michigan Laws 4.804
  • Board: means the board of foresters created in section 53505(1). See Michigan Laws 324.53501
  • Breast height: means 4. See Michigan Laws 324.52501
  • Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
  • Certification: means a process where an independent third party organization assesses and evaluates forest management practices according to the standards of a certification program resulting in an issuance of a certificate of compliance or conformity. See Michigan Laws 324.52501
  • Certification program: means a program that develops specific standards that measure whether forest management practices are consistent with principles of sustainable forestry. See Michigan Laws 324.52501
  • Certified prescribed burn manager: means an individual who has successfully completed the certification program of the department under section 51513 and possesses a valid certification number. See Michigan Laws 324.51501
  • Commission: means the state survey and remonumentation commission created in section 3. See Michigan Laws 54.262
  • Commission: means the commission of natural resources. See Michigan Laws 324.301
  • Commissioner: means the county drain commissioner or the county road commission in counties not having a drain commissioner, and, if more than 1 county is involved, each of the drain commissioners or drain commissioner and road commission in counties having no drain commissioner. See Michigan Laws 324.30701
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complainant: means a resident veteran, family member of a resident veteran, legal guardian or individual with power of attorney for a resident veteran, or legislator who files a complaint under section 4. See Michigan Laws 4.771
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Conservation: means the wise use of natural resources. See Michigan Laws 324.52501
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Coordinates: means the x and y plane rectangular coordinate values computed for a geographic position from a pair of mutually perpendicular axes. See Michigan Laws 54.231a
  • Corner: means an original public land survey corner, a protracted public land survey corner, a property controlling corner, a witness monument, or a property corner. See Michigan Laws 54.202
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Council: means the legislative council established under section 15 of article IV of the state constitution of 1963. See Michigan Laws 4.771
  • County board: means the county board of commissioners, and if more than 1 county is involved, the boards of commissioners of each of those counties. See Michigan Laws 324.30701
  • County plan: means a county monumentation and remonumentation plan and perpetual monument maintenance plan established under section 8. See Michigan Laws 54.262
  • County representative: means the individual performing the duties of county representative under section 9 of the state survey and remonumentation act, 1990 PA 345, MCL 54. See Michigan Laws 54.202
  • County representative: means the individual obligated to perform the duties of county representative under section 9. See Michigan Laws 54.262
  • Court: means a circuit court, and if more than 1 judicial circuit is involved, the circuit court designated by the county board or otherwise authorized by law to preside over an action. See Michigan Laws 324.30701
  • Dam: means an artificial barrier, structure, or facility, and appurtenant works, used to regulate or maintain the level of an inland lake. See Michigan Laws 324.30701
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Delegated authority: means the county drain commissioner or any other person designated by the county board to perform duties required under this part. See Michigan Laws 324.30701
  • Department: means the department of licensing and regulatory affairs. See Michigan Laws 54.202
  • Department: means the department of environmental quality. See Michigan Laws 324.30301
  • Department: means the department of licensing and regulatory affairs. See Michigan Laws 54.262
  • Department: means the department of military and veterans affairs. See Michigan Laws 4.771
  • Department: means the department of natural resources. See Michigan Laws 324.51501
  • Department: means the director of the department of natural resources or his or her designee to whom the director delegates a power or duty by written instrument. See Michigan Laws 324.301
  • Department: means the department of natural resources. See Michigan Laws 324.53501
  • Department of natural resources: means the principal state department created in section 501. See Michigan Laws 324.301
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the director of the department of natural resources. See Michigan Laws 324.301
  • Domestic purposes: refers to burning that is any of the following:

    (i) A fire within the curtilage of a dwelling where the material being burned has been properly placed in a debris burner constructed of metal or masonry, with a metal covering device with openings no larger than 3/4 of an inch. See Michigan Laws 324.51501

  • Election: means an election or primary election at which the electors of this state or of a subdivision of this state choose or nominate by ballot an individual for public office or decide a ballot question lawfully submitted to them. See Michigan Laws 168.2
  • election precinct: as used in this act shall mean a political subdivision, the area of which is embraced in its entirety within the confines of a city, ward, township or village, and for which not more than 1 polling place is provided for all qualified and registered electors residing therein. See Michigan Laws 168.654
  • enumeration district: means enumeration district as that term is used by the United States department of commerce, bureau of the census in conducting its 1980 decennial census. See Michigan Laws 4.804
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Expenses: means expenses incurred by the legislator in connection with the discharge of his official duties. See Michigan Laws 4.511
  • facility: means a Michigan veterans' facility established under 1885 PA 152, MCL 36. See Michigan Laws 4.771
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • FGCC: means the federal geodetic control committee of the United States department of commerce or a successor agency to the committee. See Michigan Laws 54.231a
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Flammable material: means any substance that will burn, including, but not limited to, refuse, debris, waste forest material, brush, stumps, logs, rubbish, fallen timber, grass, stubble, leaves, fallow land, slash, crops, or crop residue. See Michigan Laws 324.51501
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Forest development fund: means the forest development fund created in section 50507. See Michigan Laws 324.53501
  • Forester: means an individual who, by reason of his or her knowledge of the natural sciences, mathematics, and the principles of forestry, acquired by forestry education and practical experience, is qualified to engage in the practice of professional forestry. See Michigan Laws 324.53501
  • Forestry commission: means a forestry commission appointed by a municipality pursuant to this part. See Michigan Laws 324.52701
  • Free flowing: means existing or flowing in natural condition without impoundment, diversion, straightening, riprapping, or other modification. See Michigan Laws 324.30501
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Fund: means the state survey and remonumentation fund created in section 11. See Michigan Laws 54.262
  • Fund: means the united way fund created in section 3. See Michigan Laws 333.26532
  • general November election: means the election held on the November regular election date in an even numbered year. See Michigan Laws 168.2
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • grantee: may be construed as including every person to whom any such interest or estate passes in like manner. See Michigan Laws 8.3e
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Identification for election purposes: means , if issued to the individual presenting the card or document and if presented for voting purposes the name on the card or document sufficiently matches the individual's name in his or her voter registration record so as to accurately identify the individual as the registered elector, or if issued to the individual presenting the card or document and if presented for voter registration purposes, any of the following:

    (i) An operator's or chauffeur's license issued under the Michigan vehicle code, 1949 PA 300, MCL 257. See Michigan Laws 168.2

  • in writing: shall be construed to include printing, engraving, and lithographing; except that if the written signature of a person is required by law, the signature shall be the proper handwriting of the person or, if the person is unable to write, the person's proper mark, which may be, unless otherwise expressly prohibited by law, a clear and classifiable fingerprint of the person made with ink or another substance. See Michigan Laws 8.3q
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Inland lake: means a natural or artificial lake, pond, impoundment, or a part of 1 of those bodies of water. See Michigan Laws 324.30701
  • Inland lake: means a public inland lake or a private inland lake. See Michigan Laws 324.30901
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Interested person: means a person who has a record interest in the title to, right of ingress to, or reversionary right to a piece or parcel of land that would be affected by a permanent change in the bottomland of a natural or artificial, public or private inland lake, or adjacent wetland. See Michigan Laws 324.30901
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Land corner recordation certificate: means a written record for a corner in the form prescribed under section 5 that is to be filed as provided by this act. See Michigan Laws 54.202
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legislative body: means any board of supervisors, township board, city or village legislative body, or school district board. See Michigan Laws 324.52701
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Legislator: means a member of the senate or the house of representatives of this state. See Michigan Laws 4.771
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Local governing body: means the legislative body of a local unit of government. See Michigan Laws 324.30901
  • Local unit of government: means a municipality or county. See Michigan Laws 324.301
  • Metropolitan district: means a district incorporated under the metropolitan district act, 1929 PA 312, MCL 119. See Michigan Laws 168.17
  • Mileage: means cost of transportation via the shortest traveled route either by train, bus or private automobile from the residence of the legislator to Lansing. See Michigan Laws 4.511
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • month: means a calendar month; the word "year" a calendar year; and the word "year" alone shall be equivalent to the words "year of our Lord". See Michigan Laws 8.3j
  • Monument: means a marker that occupies the position of a corner and that possesses or is made to possess a magnetic field. See Michigan Laws 54.202
  • Monumentation: means all land surveying activities performed by a surveyor to monument a protracted public land survey corner under this act and in accordance with the laws of this state. See Michigan Laws 54.262
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Municipality: means a county, township, city, village, or school district. See Michigan Laws 324.52701
  • Municipality: means a city, village, or township. See Michigan Laws 324.301
  • Name that was formally changed: means a name changed by a proceeding under chapter XI of the probate code of 1939, 1939 PA 288, MCL 711. See Michigan Laws 168.3
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • Natural river: means a river that has been designated by the department for inclusion in the wild, scenic, and recreational rivers system. See Michigan Laws 324.30501
  • Normal level: means the level or levels of the water of an inland lake that provide the most benefit to the public; that best protect the public health, safety, and welfare; that best preserve the natural resources of the state; and that best preserve and protect the value of property around the lake. See Michigan Laws 324.30701
  • oath: shall be construed to include the word "affirmation" in all cases where by law an affirmation may be substituted for an oath; and in like cases the word "sworn" shall be construed to include the word "affirmed". See Michigan Laws 8.3k
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Office: means the office of the Michigan veterans' facility ombudsman created under this act. See Michigan Laws 4.771
  • Ombudsman: means the Michigan veterans' facility ombudsman. See Michigan Laws 4.771
  • Original public land survey corner: means a corner established and monumented pursuant to orders and instructions issued by the United States government for the purposes of delineating the United States public lands and private lands or subdividing the public lands for conveyance. See Michigan Laws 54.202
  • Original public land survey corner: means a corner established and monumented pursuant to orders and instructions issued by the United States government for the purposes of delineating United States public lands and private lands or subdividing public lands for conveyance. See Michigan Laws 54.262
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental entity, or other legal entity. See Michigan Laws 54.202
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, as well as to individuals. See Michigan Laws 8.3l
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental entity, or other legal entity. See Michigan Laws 324.301
  • Plan: means the forestry development, conservation, and recreation management plan for state forests as provided for in section 52503. See Michigan Laws 324.52501
  • plant: means a tree, bough, shrub, vine, or other native plant, or a part of a tree, bough, shrub, vine, or other native plant, listed in subsection (1). See Michigan Laws 324.52901
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Practice of professional forestry: means the science, art, and practice of creating, managing, using, planning and researching, and conserving forests and associated resources for human benefit and in a sustainable manner to meet desired goals, needs, and values. See Michigan Laws 324.53501
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Preliminary costs: includes costs of the engineering feasibility report, economic study, estimate of total cost, and cost of setting up the assessment district. See Michigan Laws 324.30901
  • prescribed burning: means the burning, in compliance with a prescription and to meet planned fire or land management objectives, of a continuous cover of fuels. See Michigan Laws 324.51501
  • Prescription: means a written plan establishing the criteria necessary for starting, controlling, and extinguishing a burn. See Michigan Laws 324.51501
  • Presentence report: A report prepared by a court's probation officer, after a person has been convicted of an offense, summarizing for the court the background information needed to determine the appropriate sentence. Source: U.S. Courts
  • primary election: as used in this act , shall mean a primary election held for the purpose of deciding by ballot who shall be the nominees for the offices named in this act, or for the election by ballot of delegates to political conventions. See Michigan Laws 168.7
  • Primary public safety answering point: means that term as defined in section 102 of the emergency 9-1-1 service enabling act, 1986 PA 32, MCL 484. See Michigan Laws 324.51501
  • Private inland lake: means an inland lake other than a public inland lake. See Michigan Laws 324.30901
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Property controlling corner: means either of the following:

    (i) A position misidentified as and used as an original public land survey corner or as a protracted public land survey corner that serves to control property. See Michigan Laws 54.202

  • Property controlling corner: means either of the following:

    (i) A position misidentified as and used as an original public land survey corner or as a protracted public land survey corner that serves to control property lines. See Michigan Laws 54.262

  • Property corner: means a geographic point on the surface of the earth that is on, is a part of, and controls a property line. See Michigan Laws 54.202
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Protracted public land survey corner: means any of the following:

    (i) A closing quarter section position along a township or range line or a center quarter section position that was not actually monumented on the ground in the field notes of the original federal government survey, but that serves to complete the nominal half-mile grid of government corners. See Michigan Laws 54.202

  • Protracted public land survey corner: means either of the following:

    (i) A closing quarter section position along a township or range line or a center quarter section position that was not actually monumented on the ground in the field notes of the original United States government survey, but that serves to complete the nominal half-mile grid of government corners. See Michigan Laws 54.262

  • Public inland lake: means a lake that is accessible to the public by publicly owned lands or highways contiguous to publicly owned lands or by the bed of a stream, except the Great Lakes and connecting waters. See Michigan Laws 324.30901
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • qualified elector: as used in this act , means a person who possesses the qualifications of an elector as prescribed in section 1 of article II of the state constitution of 1963 and who has resided in the city or township 30 days. See Michigan Laws 168.10
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Reference monument: means an accessory that is employed if the site of a corner is such that a monument cannot be set or is liable to destruction or if occupation of the site provides for unsafe conditions. See Michigan Laws 54.202
  • Reforestation: means adequate stocking of forestland is assured by natural seeding, sprouting, suckering, or by planting seeds or seedlings. See Michigan Laws 324.52501
  • Registered forester: means a forester registered under section 53509. See Michigan Laws 324.53501
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remonumentation: means all land surveying activities performed by a surveyor to perpetuate a previously monumented original public land survey corner, protracted public land survey corner, or property controlling corner as provided in this act. See Michigan Laws 54.262
  • Residence: as used in this act , for registration and voting purposes means that place at which a person habitually sleeps, keeps his or her personal effects, and has a regular place of lodging. See Michigan Laws 168.11
  • Resident veteran: means a veteran who is a resident of a Michigan veterans' facility or an individual who is a resident of a Michigan veterans' facility by virtue of the individual's relationship with a veteran. See Michigan Laws 4.771
  • River: means a flowing body of water or a portion or tributary of a flowing body of water, including streams, creeks, or impoundments and small lakes thereon. See Michigan Laws 324.30501
  • Rule: means a rule promulgated pursuant to the administrative procedures act of 1969, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24. See Michigan Laws 324.301
  • SAF: means Society of American Foresters. See Michigan Laws 324.53501
  • School district: means a school district, a local act school district, or an intermediate school district, as those terms are defined in the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380. See Michigan Laws 168.4
  • seal: means a seal of high tensile strength that is approved by the secretary of state under section 36. See Michigan Laws 168.14a
  • seal: shall be construed to include any of the following:

    (a) The impression of the seal on the paper alone. See Michigan Laws 8.3n

  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • shall not apply: means that the pertinent provision is not operative as to certain persons or things or in conjunction with a particular date or dates. See Michigan Laws 8.4c
  • Special primary: means a primary called by competent authority for the nomination of candidates to be voted for at a special election. See Michigan Laws 168.4
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories belonging to the United States; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 8.3o
  • State forest: means state land owned or controlled by the department that is designated as state forest by the director. See Michigan Laws 324.52501
  • State forester: means that term as defined in section 50502. See Michigan Laws 324.53501
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • surveyor: means any of the following:

    (a) A surveyor employed by the government of the United States of America or this state. See Michigan Laws 54.121

  • Surveyor: means a professional surveyor who is licensed to practice professional surveying under article 20 of the occupational code, 1980 PA 299, MCL 339. See Michigan Laws 54.202
  • Surveyor: means a professional surveyor who is licensed to practice professional surveying under article 20 of the occupational code, 1980 PA 299, MCL 339. See Michigan Laws 54.262
  • Sustainable forestry: means forestry practices that are designed to meet present and future needs by employing a land stewardship ethic that integrates the reforestation, managing, growing, nurturing, and harvesting of trees for useful products with the conservation of soil, air and water quality, wildlife and fish habitat, and visual qualities. See Michigan Laws 324.52501
  • System: means all of those rivers or portions of rivers designated under this part. See Michigan Laws 324.30501
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tract: means tract as that term is used by the United States department of commerce, bureau of the census in conducting its 1980 decennial census. See Michigan Laws 4.804
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniformed and overseas citizens absentee voting act: means the uniformed and overseas citizens absentee voting act, 42 USC 1973ff to 1973ff-6. See Michigan Laws 168.18
  • United States: shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 8.3o
  • Veteran: means that term as defined in section 2a of 1885 PA 152, MCL 36. See Michigan Laws 4.771
  • village: as used in this act , shall mean an incorporated village. See Michigan Laws 168.9
  • Violations committee: means the violations committee appointed under section 53505. See Michigan Laws 324.53501
  • Wetland: means land characterized by the presence of water at a frequency and duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances does support, wetland vegetation or aquatic life, and is commonly referred to as a bog, swamp, or marsh. See Michigan Laws 324.51501
  • Witness monument: is a n accessory that is a monumented point near a corner. See Michigan Laws 54.202