Go To Top capitol dome
Michigan Legislature
Michigan Compiled Laws Complete Through PA 578 of 2018
House: Adjourned until Tuesday, April 9, 2019 1:30:00 PM

Michigan Legislature

Main Content

Act 234 of 1925
Search within this Statute for

***** ACT 234 OF 1925 THIS ACT IS SUBJECT TO CONDITIONAL REPEAL: See (2) of 120.130 *****


Act 234 of 1925

AN ACT to provide for the creation and establishment of port districts; to prescribe their rights, powers, duties and privileges; to prescribe their powers of regulation in certain cases; to prescribe their powers in respect to acquiring, improving, enlarging, extending, operating, maintaining and financing various projects and the conditions upon which certain of said projects may extend into another state or county.

History: 1925, Act 234, Eff. Aug. 27, 1925 ;-- Am. 1955, Act 190, Imd. Eff. June 14, 1955

© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 120.1SectionPort districts; incorporation, exercise of powers.
Section 120.2SectionReferendum petition; filing, examination, certification; resolution of board of supervisors.
Section 120.3SectionInsufficient petitions; certification of sufficiency; submission of proposition at election.
Section 120.4SectionElection; notice, form of ballot.
Section 120.5SectionFormation; procedure, referendum, effective date of creation.
Section 120.6SectionFormation of district comprising more than 1 county; limitation; lesser port districts.
Section 120.7SectionFormation of district; canvass and declaration of election results; three-fifths vote.
Section 120.8SectionFormation of district; election and survey expense.
Section 120.9SectionPort commission, appointment, term, vacancies.
Section 120.10SectionPort commission; service of member; quorum; passage of resolution; transaction of business; eligibility to hold office; financial interest prohibited; waiver; vacancy; removal; oath.
Section 120.10aSectionConducting business at public meeting; notice.
Section 120.11SectionPort commission; submission of propositions at elections, canvass of votes.
Section 120.12SectionPort commission; commissioners, compensation; mileage, expenses.
Section 120.13SectionPort commission; acquisition of property.
Section 120.13aSectionPort commission; acceptance of gifts, grants or loan; approval.
Section 120.14SectionPort districts; powers.
Section 120.15SectionPort district public improvement; issue of evidence of indebtedness.
Section 120.16SectionPort district public improvements; bonds for public improvement, revenue, full faith and credit, approvals.
Section 120.17SectionPort district public improvements; lands, leases and easements.
Section 120.18SectionPort district public improvements; streams.
Section 120.19SectionPort district public improvements; waterways, creation.
Section 120.20SectionPublic improvements; income producing; payment in lieu of taxes.
Section 120.21SectionCommodities; tolls, fees, rents; approval.
Section 120.22SectionLease of property; maximum term, bond.
Section 120.23SectionSale of property; approval.
Section 120.24SectionPort commission; taxes, special assessments; allocation of millage.
Section 120.24a, 120.24bSectionRepealed. 1958, Act 178, Imd. Eff. Apr. 18, 1958.
Section 120.25SectionPort commission; bond issues, limit, approval by governing bodies or electors.
Section 120.26SectionPort commission; assistants and employes.
Section 120.27SectionPort commission; expenditures, authority, bids.
Section 120.28SectionPort commission; lease of harbor area, rents.
Section 120.29SectionPort commission; election and powers of officers; rules; seal; recording proceedings of board; disposition and disbursement of funds of port district; office; access to maps, charts, plans, and documents.
Section 120.29aSectionAvailability of writings to public.
Section 120.30SectionComprehensive port plan of harbor improvements; notice, hearing, approval by municipalities, restrictions.
Section 120.31SectionProperty rights in improvements; cooperation between port district and certain other public bodies.
Section 120.32SectionPower to borrow in anticipation of tax.
Section 120.33SectionFund created; special funds; disbursement.
Section 120.34SectionAnnual reports; budgets; budget committee.
Section 120.34aSectionPort districts coterminous with cities and townships; powers of local governing bodies.
Section 120.35SectionConstruction of act.
Section 120.36SectionRepealed. 1966, Act 318, Eff. Mar. 10, 1967.
up icon