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Act 361 of 1978
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Act 361 of 1978

AN ACT to provide for the control and management of certain state exposition centers and fairgrounds; to create a state exposition center and fairgrounds authority and board within the department of management and budget; to prescribe the authority's and board's powers and duties; to provide for the appointment of a state exposition center and fairgrounds manager and to prescribe the manager's powers and duties; to designate the method of financing state exposition centers and fairgrounds; to create certain funds; to provide for appropriations; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

History: 1978, Act 361, Imd. Eff. July 22, 1978 ;-- 2004, Act 468, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 2004

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 285.161SectionShort title.
Section 285.162SectionDefinitions.
Section 285.163SectionFairs and uses of fairgrounds to which act inapplicable.
Section 285.164SectionMichigan exposition and fairgrounds authority; creation; administration; transfer of certain powers and duties to the authority by type I transfer.
Section 285.165SectionControl vested in authority.
Section 285.166SectionPowers and duties of authority.
Section 285.167SectionAnnual report; annual audit; rules.
Section 285.168SectionPowers and duties of manager.
Section 285.169SectionState exposition and fairgrounds authority; board; membership; exercising duties of office; vacancy; discharge of duties; conduct of business; quorum; compensation and expenses; officers; meetings.
Section 285.170SectionConducting business at public meeting; notice; availability of writings to public; employment of experts and officers; contracts with department.
Section 285.171SectionPowers and duties of authority board.
Section 285.172SectionAnnual state fair; licensing agreements with concessionaires permitting games of skill; criteria; rules; grounds for revocation of licensing agreement; hearing; rules and facilities for bingo or millionaire party.
Section 285.173SectionInapplicability of MCL 750.301 to 750.315a; leasing facilities for bingo.
Section 285.174SectionRepealed. 2000, Act 39, Imd. Eff. Mar. 24, 2000.
Section 285.174aSectionState exposition and fairgrounds fund; creation; disposition; annual report; expenditure.
Section 285.175SectionPayments to exhibitors and vendors; appropriation; amount to Lake Superior state university for grant.
Section 285.175aSectionDemolition of building or structure.
Section 285.175bSectionPublication of newsletter; posting minutes on website; establishment of local neighborhood advisory council.
Section 285.176SectionRepealed. 2000, Act 39, Imd. Eff. Mar. 24, 2000.
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