§ 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

  • Administrator: means the director of the department or his or her designated representative. See Michigan Laws 450.4102
  • 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.
  • Articles of organization: means the original documents filed to organize a limited liability company, as amended or restated by certificates of correction, amendment, or merger, by restated articles, or by other instruments filed or issued under any statute. See Michigan Laws 450.4102
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal 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.
  • Constituent: means a party to a plan of merger, including the survivor. See Michigan Laws 450.4102
  • 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.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the department of licensing and regulatory affairs. See Michigan Laws 450.4102
  • Distribution: means a direct or indirect transfer of money or other property or the incurrence of indebtedness by a limited liability company to or for the benefit of its members or assignees of its members in respect of the members' membership interests. See Michigan Laws 450.4102
  • domestic limited liability company: means an entity that is an unincorporated membership organization formed under this act. See Michigan Laws 450.4102
  • domestic limited partnership: means a limited partnership formed under the Michigan revised uniform limited partnership act, 1982 PA 213, MCL 449. See Michigan Laws 450.4102
  • 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.
  • Foreign limited liability company: means a limited liability company formed under laws other than the laws of this state. See Michigan Laws 450.4102
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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
  • interest: means a member's rights in the limited liability company, including, but not limited to, any right to receive distributions of the limited liability company's assets and any right to vote or participate in management. See Michigan Laws 450.4102
  • 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.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Licensed person: means an individual who is licensed or otherwise legally authorized to practice a professional service by a court, department, board, commission, or an agency of this state or another jurisdiction, any corporation or professional services corporation all of whose shareholders are licensed persons, any partnership all of whose partners are licensed persons, or any limited liability company all of whose members and managers are licensed persons. See Michigan Laws 450.4902
  • Low-profit limited liability company: means a limited liability company that has included in its articles of organization a purpose that meets, and that at all times conducts its activities to meet, all of the following requirements:

    (i) The limited liability company significantly furthers the accomplishment of 1 or more charitable or educational purposes described in section 170(c)(2)(B) of the internal revenue code of 1986, 26 USC 170, and would not have been formed except to accomplish those charitable or educational purposes. See Michigan Laws 450.4102

  • Majority in interest: means a majority of votes as allocated by an operating agreement, or by the statute in the absence of an allocation by operating agreement, and held by members entitled to vote on a matter submitted for a vote by members. See Michigan Laws 450.4102
  • managers: means a person or persons designated to manage the limited liability company pursuant to a provision in the articles of organization stating that the business is to be managed by or under the authority of managers. See Michigan Laws 450.4102
  • Member: means a person who has been admitted to a limited liability company as provided in section 501, or, in the case of a foreign limited liability company, a person that is a member of the foreign limited liability company in accordance with the laws under which the foreign limited liability company is organized. See Michigan Laws 450.4102
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Operating agreement: means a written agreement by the member of a limited liability company that has 1 member, or between all of the members of a limited liability company that has more than 1 member, pertaining to the affairs of the limited liability company and the conduct of its business. See Michigan Laws 450.4102
  • 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, limited liability company, trust, custodian, estate, association, corporation, governmental entity, or any other legal entity. See Michigan Laws 450.4102
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, as well as to individuals. See Michigan Laws 8.3l
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Professional service: means a type of personal service to the public that requires as a condition precedent to the rendering of the service the obtaining of a license or other legal authorization. See Michigan Laws 450.4902
  • Professional services corporation: means a corporation formed under former 1962 PA 192 or a corporation incorporated under and governed by chapter 2A of the business corporation act, 1972 PA 284, MCL 450. See Michigan Laws 450.4902
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • survivor: means the constituent that survives a merger, as identified in the certificate of merger. See Michigan Laws 450.4102
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 8.3o
  • Vote: means an affirmative vote, approval, or consent. See Michigan Laws 450.4102