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Act 119 of 1919
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Act 119 of 1919

AN ACT to authorize any city having a population of 25,000 or more to take for public use the absolute title in fee to any public utility for supplying water, light, heat, power or transportation to the municipality and the inhabitants thereof within or without its corporate limits.

History: 1919, Act 119, Eff. Aug. 14, 1919

© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 213.111SectionCities, authority to take over public utilities.
Section 213.112SectionInstitution of proceedings; council's resolution of necessity, contents; circuit court, jurisdiction.
Section 213.113SectionInstitution of proceedings; petition, contents; separate juries on request to determine necessity, damages.
Section 213.114SectionSummons; issuance, contents.
Section 213.115SectionSummons; service; guardian ad litem; alias, pluries summons; return, evidence.
Section 213.116SectionJury to be empaneled.
Section 213.117SectionJury; oath; duties; instruction; written verdict.
Section 213.118SectionJury; determination and award; title vested in petitioner.
Section 213.119SectionJury; use of petition, map, blank verdict, form.
Section 213.120SectionJury to determine necessity; oath; duties; instruction; written verdict.
Section 213.121SectionFinding of no necessity to take absolute fee; further proceedings.
Section 213.122SectionFinding of necessity; right to possession on giving security; writ of assistance.
Section 213.123SectionFinding of necessity; determination of compensation; oath of jurors; duties; instruction; award.
Section 213.124SectionSetting aside verdict; new trial; amendments.
Section 213.125SectionMotions for new trial; proceedings arrested; confirmation, judgment, finality.
Section 213.126SectionAppeal; procedure.
Section 213.127SectionAppeal; records transmitted, fees; settlement of case by judge.
Section 213.128SectionAppeal; hearing; determination; expenses, compensation, damage.
Section 213.129SectionVerdict; copy transmitted to council; collection of award.
Section 213.130SectionVerdict; collection resolution; treasurer, duties; borrowing power; right to possession; writ of assistance.
Section 213.131SectionJury fees; compensation.
Section 213.132SectionAttorney fees; expenses, costs; payment by municipality.
Section 213.133SectionDiscontinuance prohibited after verdict; further proceedings.
Section 213.134SectionProperty ownership; prima facie evidence.
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