§ 286.401 Grape growers; chemical substances; definitions
§ 286.402 Chemical substances; petition by grape grower for prohibition
§ 286.403 Chemical substances; hearing, posting of notice
§ 286.404 Chemical substances; director’s findings; damage; orders, continuing effect
§ 286.405 Chemical substances; orders, effective date
§ 286.406 Chemical substances; penalty for violation

Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapter 286 > Act 6 of 1959

  • Affected area: means the area defined in the petition. See Michigan Laws 286.401
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Development: means natural and normal growth before harvest. See Michigan Laws 286.401
  • Director: means the director of the state department of agriculture. See Michigan Laws 286.401
  • 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.
  • Major source of agricultural income: means that the producers of grapes within the affected area obtain at least 10% of their gross income as a group in any 5-year period from the production of grapes. See Michigan Laws 286.401
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, as well as to individuals. See Michigan Laws 8.3l
  • 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.
  • Proximity: means a radial distance of 2 miles from the site of damage. See Michigan Laws 286.401
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Townships: means government survey townships, and need not be in the same county. See Michigan Laws 286.401