§ 3.51 Apportionment of congressional districts
§ 3.51a Congressional districts; division after January 1, 2013; numbering
§ 3.52 Repeal
§ 3.53 Map and legal description; preparation and conveyance by secretary of state; appropriation
§ 3.54 Provisions applicable to redistricting plan
§ 3.54a Redistricting plan; principles
§ 3.55 “Block” and “tract” defined

Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapter 3 > Act 282 of 1964

  • agricultural drain: means a human-made conveyance of water that meets all of the following requirements:

    (a) Does not have continuous flow. See Michigan Laws 324.50507

  • 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 324.51302
  • Aquatic nuisance species: means a nonindigenous species that threatens the diversity or abundance of native species or the ecological stability of infested waters, or commercial, agricultural, aquacultural, or recreational activities dependent on such waters. See Michigan Laws 324.41710
  • Assistance: means 1 or more of the following activities to the extent authorized by the federal water pollution control act:

    (i) Provision of loans to municipalities for construction of sewage treatment works projects, stormwater treatment projects, or nonpoint source projects. See Michigan Laws 324.50118

  • Authority: means the Michigan forest finance authority created in section 50503. See Michigan Laws 324.50502
  • Authority: means the Michigan municipal bond authority created in the shared credit rating act, 1985 PA 227, MCL 141. See Michigan Laws 324.50118
  • Ballast water: means water and associated solids taken on board a vessel to control or maintain trim, draft, stability, or stresses on the vessel, without regard to the manner in which it is carried. See Michigan Laws 324.41710
  • Block: means block as that term is used by the United States department of commerce, bureau of the census in conducting the 2010 decennial census. See Michigan Laws 324.50135
  • Board: means the board of directors of the Michigan forest finance authority, except where the context clearly requires a different definition. See Michigan Laws 324.50502
  • Bonds: means bonds of the authority issued as provided in this part. See Michigan Laws 324.50502
  • Bottomland: means the land area of an inland lake or stream that lies below the ordinary high-water mark and that may or may not be covered by water. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • Bulkhead line: means a line that is established pursuant to this part beyond which dredging, filling, or construction of any kind is not allowed without a permit. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • Capitalization grant: means the federal grant made to this state by the United States environmental protection agency for the purpose of establishing a state water pollution control revolving fund, as provided in title VI of the federal water pollution control act, 33 USC 1381 to 1387. See Michigan Laws 324.50118
  • city: whenever used in this act , shall be construed to mean a city incorporated under this act, or made subject to its provisions. See Michigan Laws 333.5466
  • Clerk: means the clerk of a township elected under chapter XVI of Act No. See
  • Commission: means the Michigan law revision commission. See Michigan Laws 324.50513
  • Commission: means the commission of natural resources. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • Council: means the legislative council. See Michigan Laws 324.50513
  • Council administrator: means the chief executive officer of all legislative council agencies. See Michigan Laws 324.50513
  • Dam: means an artificial barrier, including dikes, embankments, and appurtenant works, that impounds, diverts, or is designed to impound or divert water. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • Department: means the department of environmental quality. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • 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 324.80208
  • Department: means the department of environmental quality. See Michigan Laws 324.41710
  • Department: means the department of environmental quality. See Michigan Laws 324.50301
  • Department of natural resources: means the principal state department created in section 501. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • Director: means the director of the department of natural resources. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • Emergency management coordinator: means that term as defined in section 2 of the emergency management act, 1976 PA 390, MCL 30. See Michigan Laws 324.41710
  • Expand: means to occupy a larger area of an inland lake or stream than authorized by a permit issued under this part for marina mooring structures and watercraft moored at the marina. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • Federal safe drinking water act: means the safe drinking water act, 42 USC 300f to 300j-26, and the rules promulgated under that act. See Michigan Laws 324.42704
  • Federal water pollution control act: means 33 USC 1251 to 1387. See Michigan Laws 324.50118
  • Fund: means the land and water management permit fee fund created in section 30113. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • Fund: means the state water pollution control revolving fund established under the shared credit rating act, 1985 PA 227, MCL 141. See Michigan Laws 324.50118
  • Fund: means the safe drinking water revolving fund established under section 16b of the shared credit rating act, 1985 PA 227, MCL 141. See Michigan Laws 324.42704
  • Great Lakes: means the Great Lakes and their connecting waters, including Lake St. See Michigan Laws 324.41710
  • Height of the dam: means the difference in elevation measured vertically between the natural bed of an inland lake or stream at the downstream toe of the dam, or, if it is not across a stream channel or watercourse, from the lowest elevation of the downstream toe of the dam, to the design flood elevation or to the lowest point of the top of the dam, whichever is less. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • Impoundment: means water held back by a dam, dike, floodgate, or other barrier. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • 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 324.51502
  • Inland lake or stream: means a natural or artificial lake, pond, or impoundment; a river, stream, or creek which may or may not be serving as a drain as defined by the drain code of 1956, 1956 PA 40, MCL 280. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • Legislative council agencies: means the bureau, commission, and any other legislative council agency designated by the council. See Michigan Laws 324.50513
  • License: means a game breeder's license issued pursuant to this part. See Michigan Laws 324.50133
  • Local health department: means that term as defined in section 1105 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333. See Michigan Laws 324.41710
  • Local unit of government: means a municipality or county. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • maintenance of a drain: means the physical preservation of the location, depth, and bottom width of a drain and appurtenant structures to restore the function and approximate capacity of the drain as constructed or modified at any time before July 1, 2014, and includes, but is not limited to, the following activities if performed with best management practices:

    (i) Excavation of accumulated sediments back to original contours. See Michigan Laws 324.50507

  • Marina: means a facility that is owned or operated by a person, extends into or over an inland lake or stream, and offers service to the public or members of the marina for docking, loading, or other servicing of recreational watercraft. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • Michigan conservation and recreation legacy fund: means the Michigan conservation and recreation legacy fund established in section 40 of article IX of the state constitution of 1963 and provided for in section 2002. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • 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 324.30501
  • Mooring structures: means structures used to moor watercraft, including, but not limited to, docks, piers, pilings, mooring anchors, lines and buoys, and boat hoists. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • Municipality: means a city, village, or township. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • Municipality: means this state, a county, city, village, or township, or an agency or instrumentality of any of these entities. See Michigan Laws 324.41710
  • Municipality: means a city, village, county, township, authority, or other public body, including an intermunicipal agency of 2 or more municipalities, authorized or created under state law; or an Indian tribe that has jurisdiction over construction and operation of sewage treatment works or other projects qualifying under section 319 of title III of the federal water pollution control act, 33 USC 1329. See Michigan Laws 324.50118
  • National response center: means the National Communications Center established under the clean water act, 33 USC 1251 to 1387, located in Washington, DC, that receives and relays notice of oil discharge or releases of hazardous substances to appropriate federal officials. See Michigan Laws 324.41710
  • Notes: means notes of the authority issued as provided in this part, including commercial paper. See Michigan Laws 324.50502
  • 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 324.30502
  • Oceangoing vessel: means a vessel that operates on the Great Lakes or the St. See Michigan Laws 324.41710
  • Octa-BDE: means octabromodiphenyl ether. See Michigan Laws 324.50301
  • Officer: means a supervisor, treasurer, clerk, or trustee. See
  • Ordinary high-water mark: means the line between upland and bottomland that persists through successive changes in water levels, below which the presence and action of the water is so common or recurrent that the character of the land is marked distinctly from the upland and is apparent in the soil itself, the configuration of the surface of the soil, and the vegetation. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • PBDE: means polybrominated diphenyl ether. See Michigan Laws 324.50301
  • Penta-BDE: means pentabromodiphenyl ether. See Michigan Laws 324.50301
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, as well as to individuals. See Michigan Laws 324.30503
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental entity, or other legal entity. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • Primary public safety answering point: means that term as defined in section 102 of the emergency telephone service enabling act, 1986 PA 32, MCL 484. See Michigan Laws 324.41710
  • Project: means an activity that requires a permit pursuant to section 30102. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • Project: means a sewage treatment works project, a stormwater treatment project, or a nonpoint source project, or a combination of these. See Michigan Laws 324.50118
  • Project: means a project related to the planning, design, and construction or alteration of a waterworks system. See Michigan Laws 324.50137
  • Project refinancing assistance: means buying or refinancing the debt obligations of water suppliers if construction activities commenced, and the debt obligation was incurred, after the effective date of this part. See Michigan Laws 324.50137
  • Public water supply: means a waterworks system that provides water for drinking or household purposes to persons other than the supplier of the water, except for those waterworks systems that supply water to only 1 house, apartment, or other domicile occupied or intended to be occupied on a day-to-day basis by an individual, family group, or equivalent. See Michigan Laws 324.50137
  • Reconfigure: means to, without expanding the marina, do either of the following:

    (i) Change the location of the dock or docks and other mooring structures at the marina to occupy an area of the inland lake or stream that was not previously authorized by a permit issued under this part. See Michigan Laws 324.50504

  • Riparian interest area: means that portion of an inland lake or stream over which a riparian owner has an ownership interest. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • Riparian owner: means a person who has riparian rights. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • Riparian rights: means those rights which are associated with the ownership of the bank or shore of an inland lake or stream. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • Rule: means a rule promulgated pursuant to the administrative procedures act of 1969, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24. See Michigan Laws 324.80208
  • seal: shall be construed to include any of the following:

    (a) The impression of the seal on the paper alone. See Michigan Laws 324.30505

  • Seasonal structure: includes any type of dock, boat hoist, ramp, raft, or other recreational structure that is placed into an inland lake or stream and removed at the end of the boating season. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • Seawall: means a vertically sloped wall constructed to break the force of waves and retain soil for the purpose of shore protection. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • 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 324.51510
  • 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 324.51501
  • State forester: means an employee of the department who has a 4-year degree in forest management from an accredited college or university and experience in forest management and who is designated as the state forester by the director. See Michigan Laws 324.50502
  • Structure: includes a wharf, dock, pier, seawall, dam, weir, stream deflector, breakwater, groin, jetty, sewer, pipeline, cable, and bridge. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • Supervisor: means the supervisor of a township elected under chapter XVI of the Michigan election law, Act No. See
  • supplier: means a municipality or its designated representative accepted by the director, a legal business entity, or any other person who owns a public water supply. See Michigan Laws 324.50137
  • Sustainable forestry: means that term as it is defined in section 52501. See Michigan Laws 324.50502
  • system: means a system of pipes and structures through which water is obtained or distributed and includes any of the following that are actually used or intended to be used for the purpose of furnishing water for drinking or household purposes:

    (i) Wells and well structures. See Michigan Laws 324.50137

  • Threshold reporting quantity: means that term as defined in R 324. See Michigan Laws 324.41710
  • Township board: means the township board of a township constituted as provided in section 70. See
  • Tract: means tract as that term is used by the United States department of commerce, bureau of the census in conducting the 2010 decennial census. See Michigan Laws 324.50135
  • Treasurer: means the treasurer of a township elected under chapter XVI of Act No. See
  • Trustee: means a trustee of a township elected under chapter XVI of Act No. See
  • United States: shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 324.51501
  • Upland: means the land area that lies above the ordinary high-water mark. See Michigan Laws 324.50504
  • water withdrawal: means the removal of water from its source for any purpose. See Michigan Laws 324.50507
  • Waters of the state: means groundwaters, lakes, rivers, and streams and all other watercourses and waters, including the Great Lakes, within the jurisdiction of this state. See Michigan Laws 324.41710