§ 287.261 Short title; definitions
§ 287.262 Dogs; licensing, tags, leashes
§ 287.264 Supervision and enforcement
§ 287.265 Tags, blanks and license forms
§ 287.266 Dog licenses; application; resolution; provisions; proof of vaccination
§ 287.267 Dog license; tag, approval; kept on dog
§ 287.268 Dog license; unlicensed and young dogs; application; fee after certain date
§ 287.269 Dog license; contents
§ 287.269a Production of proof of license
§ 287.270 “Kennel” defined; kennel license; fee; tags; certificate; rules; inspection; exception
§ 287.270b Kennel licensing ordinance
§ 287.271 Rules governing kennel dogs
§ 287.272 Lost tags
§ 287.273 License and tag; transferability
§ 287.274 Application for license blanks and tags; issuance of dog licenses and tags; fee; return of unused tags, books, and receipts; contents of receipt; paying over money; resolution providing that clerk per
§ 287.274a Issuance of dog license; information to be provided to dog owner; definitions
§ 287.275 County treasurer’s record; inspection
§ 287.276 Listing of dogs; compensation of supervisor; appointment, duties, and compensation of animal control officer
§ 287.277 Identification and location of unlicensed dogs; public nuisance; list; commencement of proceedings
§ 287.278 Killing of dog molesting wildlife
§ 287.279 Killing of dog pursuing, worrying, or wounding livestock or poultry, or attacking person; damages for trespass; effect of license tag
§ 287.279a Killing dog or other animal; use of high altitude decompression chamber or electrocution prohibited
§ 287.280 Loss or damage to livestock or poultry caused by dogs; complaint; examination; summons; proceedings; killing of dog; liability of owner or keeper
§ 287.281 Report of examination
§ 287.282 Damage to livestock or poultry by dogs; fees of justice, inclusion in damages
§ 287.283 Payment for amount of loss or damage; costs; investigation
§ 287.284 Board of county auditors; duties
§ 287.285 Saving clause; disposition of dog fund; expense of dog department in cities, payment
§ 287.286 Penalties; disposition of fines
§ 287.286a Sworn complaint; contents; issuance of summons; hearing; order; penalty for disobedience; costs; audit and payment of claims
§ 287.286b Penalty for stealing or confining licensed dog
§ 287.287 Recovery of value of dog illegally killed
§ 287.288 Common law liability
§ 287.289 Dogs imported temporarily
§ 287.289a Animal control agency; establishment; employees; jurisdiction; contents of animal control ordinance
§ 287.289b County animal control officers; employment standards
§ 287.289c Municipal animal control officers; employment standards
§ 287.290 Municipal animal control ordinances; certificate of vaccination

Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapter 287 > Act 339 of 1919

  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • 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
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • 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: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, as well as to individuals. See Michigan Laws 8.3l
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • 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.
  • United States: shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 8.3o