§ 290.641 Short title
§ 290.642 Definitions
§ 290.643 Establishment of standards by rules
§ 290.644 Transferring, selling, dispensing, or offering gasoline for sale; posting notice on pump dispensing gasoline; contents and design of notice; exception; rule to contain design for uniform notice; viola
§ 290.644a Testing storage tank at retail outlet to determine water or water-alcohol level; prohibited sales; testing supplies
§ 290.645 Prohibitions; contents of bill, invoice, or other instrument evidencing delivery of gasoline, diesel fuel, biodiesel, biodiesel blend, or hydrogen fuel; violation; disposition of civil fine
§ 290.645a Renewable fuels fund; creation; deposits; investment; funds at close of fiscal year; disbursement; department as administrator; definitions
§ 290.646 License required; coordination of licensing; expiration and renewal of license; application for license; grounds for suspending, denying, or revoking license; conviction under weights and measures act
§ 290.647 Inspection, investigation, and testing program; establishment; purpose; monitoring; payment of expenses; consumer hot line; violation; providing documents; authority of director; enforcement powers; t
§ 290.648 Gasoline inspection and testing fund; creation; administration; investment of money; use of money and earnings from investment; disposition of civil fines, appropriations, federal money, and other fun
§ 290.649 Civil action for damage to motor vehicle; costs; other rights to relief not restricted
§ 290.649a Rules
§ 290.649b Dispensing facility exempt from certain requirements; annual report; records; notice
§ 290.649d Maintenance of stage I vapor-recovery system; inspection of systems; repair, modification, or tampering prohibited
§ 290.649g Records
§ 290.649h Duties of director to implement MCL 290.649a to 290.649h; rejected or condemned equipment; enforcement; temporary restraining order or permanent injunction
§ 290.649i Dispensing permit; requirements; fees; issuance of license within certain time period; “completed application” defined
§ 290.649j Delivery of gasoline; Stage I vapor-recovery system; applicability of subsection (7)
§ 290.649k Declaration of emergency
§ 290.649l Variance; conditions for granting; fines; disposition
§ 290.650 Hindering, obstructing, assaulting, or committing bodily injury upon director or authorized representative as misdemeanor; penalty
§ 290.650a Violation; administrative fine; hearing; judicial review; action brought by attorney general; payment and disposition of fine, costs, and economic benefit
§ 290.650b Conduct as misdemeanor or felony; assessment of costs
§ 290.650c Stage I vapor control program; implementation
§ 290.650d Areas requiring certain vapor pressure; termination of requirement

Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapter 290 > Act 44 of 1984

  • Additive: means any substance in gasoline other than gasoline but does not include approved blending components, other than lead, sodium, and phosphate components, introduced at refineries or terminals as octane or product quality enhancers in quantities of less than 1% of volume. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • AKI: means an index number arrived at by adding the motor octane number and the research octane number, then dividing by 2. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • 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.
  • American society for testing and materials: means an international nonprofit scientific and educational society devoted to the promotion of knowledge of the materials of engineering and the standardization of specification and methods of testing. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • annual meeting: when applied to townships, mean the annual meeting required by law to be held on the Saturday immediately preceding the first Monday in April. See Michigan Laws 8.3d
  • Articles: means articles of incorporation, all amendments to articles of incorporation, and agreements of consolidation and merger. See Michigan Laws 487.3102
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Association: means a federal savings association organized under section 5 of the home owners' loan act, chapter 64, 48 Stat. See Michigan Laws 487.3102
  • Bank: means a state banking corporation organized or reorganized under the provisions of the banking code of 1999, 1999 PA 276, MCL 487. See Michigan Laws 487.3102
  • Biodiesel: means a fuel composed of mono-alkyl esters of long chain fatty acids derived from vegetable oils or animal fats, and, in accordance with standards specified by the American society for testing and materials, designated B100, and meeting the requirements of D-6751, as approved by the department. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Biodiesel blend: means a fuel comprised of a blend of biodiesel fuel with petroleum-based diesel fuel, suitable for use as a fuel in a compression-ignition internal combustion diesel engine. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Blender: means a person who as an individual or through his or her agent adds an oxygenate to a gasoline. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Branch: means a place of business, other than the principal office of a savings bank, at which the savings bank transacts business that may be conducted at its principal office. See Michigan Laws 487.3102
  • Bulk purchaser-end user: means a person who is an ultimate consumer of gasoline and receives delivery of gasoline into a storage tank of at least 550-gallon capacity substantially under his or her control. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Bureau: means the office of financial and insurance services in the department of consumer and industry services. See Michigan Laws 487.3102
  • Capital: means the stated par value of issued and outstanding unimpaired common stock and the stated par value of issued and outstanding unimpaired preferred stock. See Michigan Laws 487.3102
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the office of financial and insurance services. See Michigan Laws 487.3102
  • 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.
  • Compliance review committee: means both of the following:

    (i) One or more persons assigned by management or appointed by the board of directors or other governing body of a depository institution, or of a subsidiary of a depository institution, or of a service corporation or other service entity of a depository institution, for the purposes set forth in section 339. See Michigan Laws 487.3102

  • Compliance review documents: means documents prepared in connection with a review or evaluation conducted by or for a compliance review committee. See Michigan Laws 487.3102
  • Consolidated savings bank: means a savings bank that results from a consolidation between a savings bank and 1 or more banks, out-of-state banks, national banks, associations, or savings banks. See Michigan Laws 487.3102
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Delivery vessel: means a tank truck, tank equipped trailer, or a similar vessel used for the delivery of gasoline to a dispensing facility. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Department: means the department of agriculture. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Depository institution: means a bank, out-of-state bank, national bank, association, savings bank, cooperative bank, industrial bank, or credit union organized under the laws of this state, another state, the District of Columbia, the United States, or a territory or protectorate of the United States. See Michigan Laws 487.3102
  • Diesel fuel: means any liquid other than gasoline that is suitable for use as a fuel or a component of a fuel in a compression-ignition internal combustion diesel engine. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Director: means the director of the department of agriculture or his or her authorized representative. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Director: means a director, trustee, or other person holding a similar position with respect to an organization whether incorporated or unincorporated. See Michigan Laws 487.3102
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dispensing facility: means a site used for gasoline refueling. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Dispensing unit: means a device designed for the delivery of gasoline in which 1 nozzle equates to 1 dispensing unit. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Distributor: means a person who purchases, transports, or stores or causes the transportation or storage of gasoline at any point between a gasoline refinery and a retail outlet or bulk purchaser-end user facility. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Dividend reinvestment plan: means a plan that is offered solely to existing shareholders of the savings bank and which allows the shareholders to reinvest dividends received under section 316 in stock of the savings bank and that may allow additional cash amounts to be contributed by the shareholders participating in the reinvestment plan. See Michigan Laws 487.3102
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: means a trustee, executor, administrator, guardian, conservator, agent, receiver, trustee in bankruptcy, assignee for creditors, or any holder of a similar position of trust. See Michigan Laws 487.3102
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gasoline: means a volatile mixture of liquid hydrocarbons generally containing small amounts of additives suitable for use in spark-ignition internal combustion engines, and commonly or commercially known or sold as gasoline. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Hydrogen fuel: means a substance containing the chemical formula H2 that exists as a colorless, odorless, and highly flammable gas except at low cryogenic temperatures or when highly compressed that is gaseous or liquefied and suitable for use in a fuel cell or hydrogen fuel vehicle. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • 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
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Member: means a person holding a savings account of a mutual savings bank. See Michigan Laws 487.3103
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Modification: means any change, removal, or addition, other than an identical replacement, of any component contained within a stage I vapor-recovery system. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • MON: means a knock characteristic of gasoline determined by use of standard procedures on a motor engine. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • 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
  • Mutual savings bank: means a savings bank for which the articles of incorporation do not authorize the issuance of common or preferred stock. See Michigan Laws 487.3103
  • National bank: means a bank chartered by the federal government under the national bank act, chapter 106, 13 Stat. See Michigan Laws 487.3103
  • Net income: means the remainder of all earnings from operations plus actual recoveries on loans and investments and other assets, after deducting from the total all operating expenses, actual losses, accrued dividends on preferred stock, if any, and all taxes. See Michigan Laws 487.3103
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • 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.
  • Operator: means a person who owns, leases, operates, manages, supervises, or controls, directly or indirectly, a gasoline-dispensing facility. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Out-of-state bank: means a banking corporation or savings bank organized under the laws of another state, the District of Columbia, or a territory of the United States whose principal office is located in a state other than this state, the District of Columbia, a territory or a protectorate of the United States, and whose deposits are insured by the federal deposit insurance corporation. See Michigan Laws 487.3103
  • Oxygenate: means an oxygen-containing, ashless, organic compound, such as alcohol or ether, that may be used as fuel or fuel supplement. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • 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, sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, limited liability company, governmental entity, partnership, limited liability partnership, or other legal entity. See Michigan Laws 487.3103
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Refiner: means a person who owns, leases, operates, controls, or supervises a refinery. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Refinery: means a plant at which gasoline is produced. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Retail dealer: means a person who owns, leases, operates, controls, or supervises a retail outlet. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Retail outlet: means an establishment at which motor fuel is sold or offered for sale to the public. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Rule: means a rule promulgated pursuant to the administrative procedures act of 1969, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24. See Michigan Laws 290.642
  • Savings bank: means a state banking corporation organized or reorganized under this act. See Michigan Laws 487.3103
  • 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
  • Shareholder: means the registered owner of any share or shares of capital stock of a savings bank. See Michigan Laws 487.3103
  • 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.
  • Surplus: means the amount paid for issued and outstanding common and preferred stock in excess of the stated par value, plus any amount of transferred undivided profits, and any additional amounts paid in or contributed to increase total capital. See Michigan Laws 487.3103
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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
  • Value: means the present worth of all rights to future benefits arising from ownership. See Michigan Laws 487.3103
  • vapor pressure: means the vapor pressure of gasoline or gasoline oxygenate blend as determined by ASTM test method D6378 or D5191 or an ASTM method approved by the department. See Michigan Laws 290.643