Part 1 Short Title and Definitions
Part 2 Construction and General Provisions
Part 3 Scope, Jurisdiction, and Courts
Part 4 Notice, Parties, and Representation in Estate Litigation and Other Matters
Part 5 Prudent Investor Rule

Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapter 700 > Act 386 of 1998 > Article I

  • Adulterated: means food or milk products to which any of the following apply:

    (i) It bears or contains any poisonous or deleterious substance that may render it injurious to health except that, if the substance is not an added substance, the food or milk product is not considered adulterated if the quantity of that substance in the food or milk product does not ordinarily render it injurious to health. See Michigan Laws 700.1101

  • Agent: includes , but is not limited to, an attorney-in-fact under a durable or nondurable power of attorney and an individual authorized to make decisions as a patient advocate concerning another's health care. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Application: means a written request to the probate register for an order of informal probate or informal appointment under part 3 of article III. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Approved laboratory: means a laboratory that has been evaluated by the department and is approved to perform tests on manufacturing milk and milk products. See Michigan Laws 700.1101
  • Attorney: means , if appointed to represent a child under the provisions referenced in section 5213, an attorney serving as the child's legal advocate in the manner defined and described in section 13a of chapter XIIA of the probate code of 1939, 1939 PA 288, MCL 712A. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Audited financial statement: means a fiscal year end financial statement prepared by a certified public accountant according to generally accepted accounting principles. See Michigan Laws 700.1101
  • Authority: means a brownfield redevelopment authority created under this act. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Baseline environmental assessment: means that term as defined in part 201 or 213. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Beneficiary: includes , but is not limited to, the following:

    (i) In relation to a trust, a person that is a trust beneficiary as defined in section 7103. See Michigan Laws 700.1103

  • Beneficiary designation: means the naming in a governing instrument of a beneficiary of an insurance or annuity policy, of an account with POD designation, of a security registered in beneficiary form (TOD), of a pension, profit-sharing, retirement, or similar benefit plan, or of another nonprobate transfer at death. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Blighted: means property that meets any of the following criteria as determined by the governing body:

    (i) Has been declared a public nuisance in accordance with a local housing, building, plumbing, fire, or other related code or ordinance. See Michigan Laws 700.1301

  • Board: means the board of directors of an enterprise community development corporation. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Board: means the governing body of an authority. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Brownfield plan: means a plan that meets the requirements of section 13 and section 13b and is adopted under section 14. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Bulk milk pickup tanker: means a vehicle including a truck, tank, and those appurtenances necessary for its use used by a bulk milk hauler/sampler to transport bulk raw milk for pasteurization from a dairy farm to a dairy plant, receiving station, or transfer station. See Michigan Laws 700.1102
  • Butter: means the product usually known as butter that is made exclusively from wholesome milk or cream, or both, with or without common salt, and with or without additional coloring matter and containing not less than 80% by weight of milk fat. See Michigan Laws 700.1102
  • Captured taxable value: means the amount in 1 year by which the current taxable value of an eligible property subject to a brownfield plan, including the taxable value or assessed value, as appropriate, of the property for which specific taxes are paid in lieu of property taxes, exceeds the initial taxable value of that eligible property. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Cheese: means natural cheeses, processed cheeses, blended cheeses, cheese foods, cheese spreads, nonstandard cheese products, and related foods described in 21 CFR part 133. See Michigan Laws 700.1102
  • Chief executive officer: means the mayor or city manager of a city, the president of a village, the supervisor of a township, or the county executive of a county or, if a county does not have a county executive, the chairperson of the county board of commissioners. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Chief executive officer: means the mayor of a city, the village manager of a village, the township supervisor of a township, or the county executive of a county or, if the county does not have an elected county executive, the chairperson of the county board of commissioners. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Child: includes , but is not limited to, an individual entitled to take as a child under this act by intestate succession from the parent whose relationship is involved. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Claim: includes , but is not limited to, in respect to a decedent's or protected individual's estate, a liability of the decedent or protected individual, whether arising in contract, tort, or otherwise, and a liability of the estate that arises at or after the decedent's death or after a conservator's appointment, including funeral and burial expenses and costs and expenses of administration. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Combined brownfield plan: means a brownfield plan that also includes the information necessary to submit the plan to the department or Michigan strategic fund under section 15(20). See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Conservator: means a person appointed by a court to manage a protected individual's estate. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Construction period tax capture revenues: means funds equal to the amount of income tax levied and imposed in a calendar year upon wages paid to individuals physically present and working within the eligible property for the construction, renovation, or other improvement of eligible property that is an eligible activity within a transformational brownfield plan. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Corporation: means an enterprise community development corporation organized under this act. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Corrective action: means that term as defined in part 111 or part 213. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Cost-of-living adjustment factor: means a fraction, the numerator of which is the United States consumer price index for the prior calendar year and the denominator of which is the United States consumer price index for 1997. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Court: means the probate court or, when applicable, the family division of circuit court. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Cream: means any of the following:

    (i) Light cream containing not less than 18% but not more than 30% milkfat. See Michigan Laws 700.1102

  • Dairy animal: means any domesticated lactating mammal, including a cow, goat, sheep, water buffalo, or other hooved mammal, which is managed and milked to obtain milk for human consumption. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Dairy farm: means any place or premises where 1 or more dairy animals are kept for milking purposes, and from which a part or all of the milk is provided, sold, or offered for sale. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Department: means the department of environmental quality. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Department: means the Michigan department of agriculture. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Department specific activities: means baseline environmental assessments, due care activities, response activities, and other environmentally related actions that are eligible activities and are identified as a part of a brownfield plan that are in addition to the minimum due care activities required by part 201, including, but not limited to:

    (i) Response activities that are more protective of the public health, safety, and welfare and the environment than required by section 20107a, 20114, or 21304c of the natural resources and environmental protection act, 1994 PA 451, MCL 324. See Michigan Laws 700.1301

  • Descendant: means , in relation to an individual, all of his or her descendants of all generations, with the relationship of parent and child at each generation being determined by the definitions of child and parent contained in this act. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Devise: means , when used as a noun, a testamentary disposition of real or personal property and, when used as a verb, to dispose of real or personal property by will. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Devisee: means a person designated in a will to receive a devise. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Director: means the director of the Michigan department of agriculture or his or her designee. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Disability: means cause for a protective order as described in section 5401. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Distributee: means a person that receives a decedent's property from the decedent's personal representative or trust property from the trustee other than as a creditor or purchaser. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Distributor: means a person other than a producer or processor who offers for sale, holds for sale, or sells at wholesale milk or dairy products. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • eligible activity: means 1 or more of the following:

    (i) For all eligible properties, eligible activities include all of the following:

    (A) Department specific activities. See Michigan Laws 700.1301

  • Eligible property: means , except as otherwise provided in this subdivision, property for which eligible activities are identified under a brownfield plan that was used or is currently used for commercial, industrial, public, or residential purposes, including personal property located on the property, to the extent included in the brownfield plan, and that is 1 or more of the following:

    (i) Is in a qualified local governmental unit and is a facility or a site or property as those terms are defined in part 213, historic resource, functionally obsolete, or blighted and includes parcels that are adjacent or contiguous to that property if the development of the adjacent and contiguous parcels is estimated to increase the captured taxable value of that property. See Michigan Laws 700.1301

  • Enterprise community: means an area designated as an enterprise community by the United States department of housing and urban development or the United States department of agriculture. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Estate: includes the property of the decedent, trust, or other person whose affairs are subject to this act as the property is originally constituted and as it exists throughout administration. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Facility: means that term as defined in part 201. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Farm tank: means the farm bulk milk tank, milk tank truck, or silo used for the storage or cooling of milk, or both, before pickup and transport from the farm. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Federal act: means the federal food, drug, and cosmetic act, 21 USC 301 to 321, 331 to 360dd, 360hh to 376, and 378 to 399. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Fiduciary: includes , but is not limited to, a personal representative, funeral representative, guardian, conservator, trustee, plenary guardian, partial guardian, and successor fiduciary. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Fiscal year: means the fiscal year of the authority. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Food service establishment: means a fixed or mobile restaurant, coffee shop, cafeteria, short order cafe, luncheonette, grill, tearoom, sandwich shop, soda fountain, tavern, bar, cocktail lounge, nightclub, drive-in, industrial feeding establishment, private organization serving the public, rental hall, catering kitchen, delicatessen, theater, commissary, food concession, or similar place in which food or drink is prepared for direct consumption through service on the premises or elsewhere, and any other eating or drinking establishment or operation where food is served or provided for the public. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Frozen desserts: means desserts made from dairy products described in 21 CFR part 135, the mixes, and other similar frozen dairy products that include, but are not limited to, frozen yogurt, soft serve ice cream, and quiescently frozen confections unless otherwise specified by the department. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Functionally obsolete: means that the property is unable to be used to adequately perform the function for which it was intended due to a substantial loss in value resulting from factors such as overcapacity, changes in technology, deficiencies or superadequacies in design, or other similar factors that affect the property itself or the property's relationship with other surrounding property. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Governing body: means the body in which the legislative powers of a municipality are vested. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Governing body: means the elected body having legislative powers of a municipality creating an authority under this act. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Governing instrument: means a deed; will; trust; funeral representative designation; insurance or annuity policy; account with POD designation; security registered in beneficiary form (TOD); pension, profit-sharing, retirement, or similar benefit plan; instrument creating or exercising a power of appointment or a power of attorney; or dispositive, appointive, or nominative instrument of any similar type. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Governing instrument: includes , but is not limited to, a court order. See Michigan Laws 700.1501
  • grantee: may be construed as including every person to whom any such interest or estate passes in like manner. See Michigan Laws 324.30323
  • Guardian: means a person who has qualified as a guardian of a minor or a legally incapacitated individual under a parental or spousal nomination or a court appointment and includes a limited guardian as described in sections 5205, 5206, and 5306. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Heir: means , except as controlled by section 2720, a person, including the surviving spouse or the state, that is entitled under the statutes of intestate succession to a decedent's property. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Historic resource: means that term as defined in section 90a of the Michigan strategic fund act, 1984 PA 270, MCL 125. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Imminent or substantial health hazard: means a determination by the director of either or both of the following:

    (i) A condition that exists at a dairy farm or dairy plant requiring immediate action to prevent endangering the public health or safety. See Michigan Laws 700.1104

  • 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
  • Incapacitated individual: means an individual who is impaired by reason of mental illness, mental deficiency, physical illness or disability, chronic use of drugs, chronic intoxication, or other cause, not including minority, to the extent of lacking sufficient understanding or capacity to make or communicate informed decisions. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Income tax: means the tax levied and imposed under part 1 of the income tax act of 1967, 1967 PA 281, MCL 206. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Income tax capture revenues: means funds equal to the amount for each tax year by which the aggregate income tax from individuals domiciled within the eligible property subject to a transformational brownfield plan exceeds the initial income tax value. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Infrastructure improvements: means a street, road, sidewalk, parking facility, pedestrian mall, alley, bridge, sewer, sewage treatment plant, property designed to reduce, eliminate, or prevent the spread of identified soil or groundwater contamination, drainage system, waterway, waterline, water storage facility, rail line, utility line or pipeline, transit-oriented development, transit-oriented property, or other similar or related structure or improvement, together with necessary easements for the structure or improvement, owned or used by a public agency or functionally connected to similar or supporting property owned or used by a public agency, or designed and dedicated to use by, for the benefit of, or for the protection of the health, welfare, or safety of the public generally, whether or not used by a single business entity, provided that any road, street, or bridge shall be continuously open to public access and that other property shall be located in public easements or rights-of-way and sized to accommodate reasonably foreseeable development of eligible property in adjoining areas. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Initial taxable value: means the taxable value of an eligible property identified in and subject to a brownfield plan at the time the resolution adding that eligible property in the brownfield plan is adopted, as shown either by the most recent assessment roll for which equalization has been completed at the time the resolution is adopted or, if provided by the brownfield plan, by the next assessment roll for which equalization will be completed following the date the resolution adding that eligible property in the brownfield plan is adopted. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Issue: means an individual's descendant. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon the immediate container of any article conforming to a requirement imposed under this act that any word, statement, or other information appearing on the label also appears on the outside container or wrapper of the retail package of the article or be easily legible through the outside container or wrapper. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter upon an article or any of its containers or wrappers or accompanying the article. See Michigan Laws 700.1104
  • Land bank fast track authority: means an authority created under the land bank fast track act, 2003 PA 258, MCL 124. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Lease: includes , but is not limited to, an oil, gas, or other mineral lease. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Legally incapacitated individual: means an individual, other than a minor, for whom a guardian is appointed under this act or an individual, other than a minor, who has been adjudged by a court to be an incapacitated individual. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Letters: includes , but is not limited to, letters testamentary, letters of guardianship, letters of administration, and letters of conservatorship. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Local taxes: means all taxes levied other than taxes levied for school operating purposes. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Michigan prudent investor rule: means the fiduciary investment and management rule prescribed by part 5 of this article. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Michigan strategic fund: means the Michigan strategic fund created under the Michigan strategic fund act, 1984 PA 270, MCL 125. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Milk: means the lacteal secretion, practically free from colostrum, obtained by the complete milking of 1 or more healthy cows, goats, sheep, or other dairy animals. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Milk buyer: means any milk producer, milk producer marketing organization, dairy plant, receiving station, transfer station, or bulk milk hauler that either takes delivery of raw milk or a raw milk product or manages the sale of the raw milk or raw milk product, or both. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • milk plant: means any place, premises, or establishment where milk or dairy products are collected, handled, processed, stored, pasteurized, aseptically processed, packaged, or prepared for distribution. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • milk product: means products that include, but are not limited to, evaporated milk, condensed skim milk, condensed milk, condensed buttermilk, condensed milk solids, concentrate milk, nonfat dry milk, dry milk, dry cream, dry whey, dry buttermilk, butter, buttermilk, cheese, cheese products, ice cream, sherbet, frozen desserts, dairy confections, or novelties, related dairy products with butter fat or milk solids substitutions, filtered milk components, infant formula manufactured with dairy ingredients, whey, whey cream, and other products for human consumption not regulated under the grade A milk law of 2001 or as determined appropriate by the director. See Michigan Laws 700.1103
  • Milk tank truck: means both a bulk milk pickup tanker and a milk transport tank. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Milk tank truck cleaning facility: means any place, premises, or establishment, separate from a dairy plant, receiving station, or transfer station where a milk tank truck is cleaned and sanitized. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Milk tank truck driver: means any person who transports raw or pasteurized dairy products to or from a dairy plant, receiving station, or transfer station. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Milk transportation company: means the company that is the person responsible for a milk tank truck. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Minor: means an individual who is less than 18 years of age. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Misbranded: means food to which any of the following apply:

    (i) Its labeling is false or misleading in any particular. See Michigan Laws 700.1106

  • Mix: means ice cream mix, yogurt mix, sherbet mix, and any other unfrozen pasteurized liquid mixture which is to be manufactured into a frozen dessert including a liquid mixture intended for processing into quiescently frozen confections. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Money: means legal tender or a note, draft, certificate of deposit, stock, bond, check, or credit card. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • 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
  • Municipality: means a county, city, village, or township. See Michigan Laws 600.588
  • Municipality: means a county, city, village, or township. See Michigan Laws 700.1105
  • Municipality: means all of the following:

    (i) A city. See Michigan Laws 700.1301

  • 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
  • Offering for sale: means selling, offering to sell, holding for sale, preparing for sale, trading, bartering, offering as a gift as an inducement for sale of, and advertising for sale in any media. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Organization: means a corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, or joint venture; governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality; public corporation; or another legal or commercial entity. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Other security: means a mutually acceptable producer security agreement, acceptable to the director, approved and signed by the milk buyer and all milk sellers selling milk to that milk buyer. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Owned by or under the control of: means that a land bank fast track authority or a qualified local unit of government has 1 or more of the following:

    (i) An ownership interest in the property. See Michigan Laws 700.1301

  • Parent: includes , but is not limited to, an individual entitled to take, or who would be entitled to take, as a parent under this act by intestate succession from a child who dies without a will and whose relationship is in question. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Partial guardian: means that term as defined in section 600 of the mental health code, 1974 PA 258, MCL 330. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Patient advocate: means an individual designated to exercise powers concerning another individual's care, custody, and medical or mental health treatment or authorized to make an anatomical gift on behalf of another individual, or both, as provided in section 5506. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • 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 or an organization. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, company, limited liability company, cooperative, association, firm, trustee, educational institution, state or local government unit, or corporation. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Personal representative: includes , but is not limited to, an executor, administrator, successor personal representative, and special personal representative, and any other person, other than a trustee of a trust subject to article VII, who performs substantially the same function under the law governing that person's status. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Petition: means a written request to the court for an order after notice. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Plenary guardian: means that term as defined in section 600 of the mental health code, 1974 PA 258, MCL 330. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Portfolio: means all property of every kind and character held by a fiduciary on behalf of a fiduciary estate. See Michigan Laws 700.1501
  • probate register: means the official of the court designated to perform the functions of register as provided in section 1304. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Proceeding: includes an application and a petition, and may be an action at law or a suit in equity. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Processor: means the owner or operator of a dairy plant. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Producer: means a person who owns or operates a dairy farm and sells or distributes milk produced on that farm including a person who markets milk on behalf of a producer pursuant to a marketing agreement. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Property: means anything that may be the subject of ownership, and includes both real and personal property or an interest in real or personal property. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Protected individual: means a minor or other individual for whom a conservator has been appointed or other protective order has been made as provided in part 4 of article V. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Protective proceeding: means a proceeding under the provisions of part 4 of article V. See Michigan Laws 700.1106
  • Qualified local governmental unit: means that term as defined in the obsolete property rehabilitation act, 2000 PA 146, MCL 125. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Receiving station: means any place, premise, or establishment where raw milk is received, collected, handled, stored, or cooled and is prepared for further transporting. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Registered name: means either a name that is registered as "doing business as" at the county clerk's office in the county in which the producer or processor resides or that is registered with the state of Michigan as a legal entity registered to do business within the state under an assumed name. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Release: means that term as defined in part 201 or part 213. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Response activity: means either of the following:

    (i) Response activity as that term is defined in part 201. See Michigan Laws 700.1301

  • Retail: means selling or offering for sale dairy products directly to a consumer. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Retail food establishment: means an operation that sells or offers to sell food directly to a consumer. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Sanitary standards: means the dairy equipment construction standards or accepted dairy system operating practices formulated by 1 of the following:

    (i) 3-A sanitary standards committees representing the international association for food protection, the United States public health service, the United States department of agriculture, and the dairy industry committee. See Michigan Laws 700.1108

  • Sanitizing: means the application of any effective method or sanitizing agent in compliance with the federal act to a clean surface for the destruction of pathogens and other organisms as far as is practicable. See Michigan Laws 700.1108
  • Scheduled process: means the aseptic process selected by the processor as adequate under the conditions of manufacture for a given product to be free of viable microorganisms having a public health significance as well as microorganisms of nonhealth significance capable of reproducing in the food under normal nonrefrigerated conditions. See Michigan Laws 700.1108
  • 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

  • Security: includes , but is not limited to, a note, stock, treasury stock, bond, debenture, evidence of indebtedness, certificate of interest or participation in an oil, gas, or mining title or lease or in payments out of production under such a title or lease, collateral trust certificate, transferable share, voting trust certificate, or interest in a regulated investment company or other entity generally referred to as a mutual fund or, in general, an interest or instrument commonly known as a security, or a certificate of interest or participation for, a temporary or interim certificate, receipt, or certificate of deposit for, or any warrant or right to subscribe to or purchase any of the items listed in this subdivision. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Settlement: means , in reference to a decedent's estate, the full process of administration, distribution, and closing. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • 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
  • Special personal representative: means a personal representative as described by sections 3614 to 3618. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Specific taxes: means a tax levied under 1974 PA 198, MCL 207. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Standard methods: means the sixteenth edition of "Standard Methods for the Examination of Dairy Products" published by the American public health association, dated 1992, incorporated by reference. See Michigan Laws 700.1108
  • 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: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • State brownfield redevelopment fund: means the state brownfield redevelopment fund created in section 8a. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Sterilized or aseptic milk and dairy products: means products hermetically sealed in a container and thermally processed or otherwise processed so as to render the product free of microorganisms capable of reproducing in the product under normal nonrefrigeration conditions of storage and distribution and free of viable microorganisms including spores of public health significance. See Michigan Laws 700.1108
  • Strategic plan: means a plan agreed to by this state and a municipality concerning an enterprise community that includes both of the following:

    (i) Certification of the authority to adopt a strategic plan in an application for nomination as an enterprise community under applicable federal regulations. See Michigan Laws 700.1105

  • Substantial interest: means 1 or more of the following:

    (i) Owning real property or a business located in the enterprise community. See Michigan Laws 700.1105

  • Successor: means a person, other than a creditor, who is entitled to property of a decedent under the decedent's will or this act. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Successor personal representative: means a personal representative, other than a special personal representative, who is appointed to succeed a previously appointed personal representative. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Tax increment revenues: means the amount of ad valorem property taxes and specific taxes attributable to the application of the levy of all taxing jurisdictions upon the captured taxable value of each parcel of eligible property subject to a brownfield plan and personal property located on that property, regardless of whether those taxes began to be levied after the brownfield plan was adopted. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Taxable value: means the value determined under section 27a of the general property tax act, 1893 PA 206, MCL 211. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Taxes levied for school operating purposes: means all of the following:

    (i) The taxes levied by a local school district for operating purposes. See Michigan Laws 700.1301

  • Transfer station: means any place, premises, or establishment where milk or dairy products are transferred directly from 1 milk tank truck to another. See Michigan Laws 700.1108
  • Transformational brownfield plan: means a brownfield plan that meets the requirements of section 13c and is adopted under section 14a and, as designated by resolution of the governing body and approved by the Michigan strategic fund, will have a transformational impact on local economic development and community revitalization based on the extent of brownfield redevelopment and growth in population, commercial activity, and employment that will result from the plan. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Trust: includes , but is not limited to, an express trust, private or charitable, with additions to the trust, wherever and however created. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • Trustee: includes an original, additional, or successor trustee, whether or not appointed or confirmed by the court. See Michigan Laws 700.1107
  • United States: shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 324.51501
  • Verified financial statement: means a financial statement that contains a notarized statement, signed and sworn to by an authorized representative of the dairy plant, attesting that the financial statement is correct. See Michigan Laws 700.1108
  • Ward: means an individual for whom a guardian is appointed. See Michigan Laws 700.1108
  • Wholesale: means selling or offering to sell dairy products to retailers, jobbers, or distributors rather than directly to a consumer. See Michigan Laws 700.1108
  • Withholding tax capture revenues: means the amount for each calendar year by which the income tax withheld under part 3 of the income tax act of 1967, 1967 PA 281, MCL 206. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Work plan: means a plan that describes each individual activity to be conducted to complete eligible activities and the associated costs of each individual activity. See Michigan Laws 700.1301
  • Zone: means , for an authority established before June 6, 2000, a brownfield redevelopment zone designated under this act. See Michigan Laws 700.1301