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Michigan Compiled Laws Complete Through PA 47 of 2019
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Chapters 475 - 479 - MOTOR CARRIER ACT
Act 254 of 1933 ‑ THE MOTOR CARRIER ACT (475.1 - 479.49)
     254‑1933‑I ‑ ARTICLE I GENERAL DEFINITIONS AND PURPOSE (475.1...475.5)
          Section 475.1 ‑ Definitions.
          Section 475.1a ‑ Motor carrier act; short title.
          Section 475.2 ‑ Legislative purpose and policy.
          Section 475.3 ‑ Temporary authority for service by motor carrier; validity; duration; presumption not created; applicable law and rules.
          Section 475.4 ‑ Matters under articles II, III, or V to which section applicable; commission or employee delegated authority to make initial decision; duties; extension of time period.
          Section 475.5 ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 493, Eff. Apr. 1, 2015.
     254‑1933‑II ‑ ARTICLE II MOTOR CARRIERS OF GENERAL COMMODITIES (476.1...476.14)
          Section 476.1 ‑ Operation of motor vehicle by motor carrier of general commodities; certificate of authority.
          Section 476.2 ‑ Certificate of authority; application; determination; issuance.
          Section 476.3 ‑ Application for certificate of authority; form; contents; fees; proof of insurance; failure of applicant to comply with application instructions.
          Section 476.4 ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 493, Eff. Apr. 1, 2015.
          Section 476.5 ‑ Issuance of certificate of authority; findings.
          Section 476.6 ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 493, Eff. Apr. 1, 2015.
          Section 476.7 ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 493, Eff. Apr. 1, 2015.
          Section 476.7a ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 493, Eff. Apr. 1, 2015.
          Section 476.7b ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 493, Eff. Apr. 1, 2015.
          Section 476.7c ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 493, Eff. Apr. 1, 2015.
          Section 476.8 ‑ Prohibited conduct; violation as misdemeanor; penalty.
          Section 476.9 ‑ Liability of motor carrier of general commodities; recovery.
          Section 476.10 ‑ Powers and duties of commission.
          Section 476.11 ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 493, Eff. Apr. 1, 2015.
          Section 476.12 ‑ Interstate commerce.
          Section 476.13 ‑ Discontinuance of service; written notice; order; revocation of certificate.
          Section 476.14 ‑ Emergency temporary motor carrier authority; validity; time period; manner of applying; revocation by commission; presumption not created.
     254‑1933‑III ‑ ARTICLE III MOTOR CARRIERS OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS (477.1...477.12)
          Section 477.1 ‑ Operation of motor vehicle by motor carrier of household goods; certificate of authority.
          Section 477.2 ‑ Certificate of authority; application; determination by commission; issuance.
          Section 477.3 ‑ Repealed. 1982, Act 399, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 1982.
          Section 477.4 ‑ Application for certificate of authority; form; contents; fees; proof of insurance; failure of applicant to comply with application instructions.
          Section 477.4a ‑ Issuance of certificate of authority; findings.
          Section 477.5 ‑ Rates, fares, and charges; printing and filing schedules; availability; predatory rate prohibited; compliance with section; inapplicability of section to local move.
          Section 477.5a ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 493, Eff. Apr. 1, 2015.
          Section 477.6 ‑ Submission of contract to commission; approval; disclosure; determination of predatory filings; filing statement of charges with commission; inapplicability of section to local move.
          Section 477.7 ‑ Rate, fare, or charge as just and reasonable; unjust discrimination, prejudice, or preference prohibited; remuneration; limitation; refund or remittance; other contract; inapplicability of section to local move.
          Section 477.7a ‑ Investigation, suspension, revision, or revocation prohibited; grounds; protest prohibited.
          Section 477.7b ‑ Statewide and local moves; nonbinding estimate of transportation cost; collect on delivery shipment; payment; deferring payment of balance of remaining charges.
          Section 477.8 ‑ Prohibited conduct; penalty.
          Section 477.9 ‑ Liability of motor carrier of household goods; limitation; recovery.
          Section 477.9a ‑ Powers and duties of commission.
          Section 477.10 ‑ Interstate commerce.
          Section 477.11 ‑ Cessation of operations or abandonment of rights under authority; written notice; revocation.
          Section 477.12 ‑ Emergency temporary authority; issuance; manner of filing application.
     254‑1933‑IV ‑ ARTICLE IV FEES (478.1...478.8)
          Section 478.1 ‑ Application for certificate of authority or renewal; fee; disposition.
          Section 478.1a ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 493, Eff. Apr. 1, 2015.
          Section 478.2 ‑ Annual fee for administration of act; replacement identification fee; revocation of intrastate authority of UCR carrier; temporary permit; fee; operation of motor vehicle while fees unpaid prohibited.
          Section 478.2a, 478.3 ‑ Repealed. 1966, Act 162, Eff. Jan. 1, 1967.
          Section 478.4‑478.5 ‑ Repealed. 1963, Act 182, Eff. Sept. 6, 1963;—1966, Act 162, Eff. Jan. 1, 1967.
          Section 478.5a ‑ Repealed. 1966, Act 162, Eff. Jan. 1, 1967.
          Section 478.6 ‑ Disposition of money received; appropriation; manner.
          Section 478.7 ‑ Conduct of operations by UCR motor carrier, broker, freight forwarder, leasing company, or other person subject to federal unified carrier registration act of 2005; meeting obligations of unified carrier registration plan and agreement required; deposit in truck safety fund.
          Section 478.8 ‑ Effective date of increased annual fee and new registration procedure.
     254‑1933‑V ‑ ARTICLE V POLICY OF STATE, EXEMPTIONS, LIMITATIONS, GENERAL REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURE; PENALTIES; MISCELLANEOUS (479.1...479.21)
          Section 479.1 ‑ Repealed. 1982, Act 399, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 1982.
          Section 479.2 ‑ Exemptions; "corporate family" defined; applicability of exemptions.
          Section 479.3 ‑ Control by cities and villages; local business.
          Section 479.4 ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 493, Eff. Apr. 1, 2015.
          Section 479.5 ‑ Certificate; transfer.
          Section 479.6 ‑ Commission; forms; rules.
          Section 479.6a ‑ Applicability of section; change in rate, fare, charge, classification, rule, or practice; notice; effective date; investigation; petition for suspension; order; hearing.
          Section 479.6b ‑ Applicability of section; joint consideration and initiation of rates, fares, classifications, divisions, allowances, charges, or rules; agreement; approval; maintenance of accounts, records, files, and memoranda of organization; inspection; statement of motor carrier; definitions; meeting; notice and minutes; disapproval of certain agreements; order to cease and desist from violation of agreement.
          Section 479.7 ‑ Transportation of household goods; issuance of receipt or bill of lading; liability; filing of claim; disallowance.
          Section 479.8 ‑ Furnishing decal and cab card for vehicle; removal; compliance by UCR motor carrier operating intrastate.
          Section 479.9 ‑ Insurance; bonds; compliance with worker's disability compensation act of 1969.
          Section 479.10 ‑ Certificate; termination; application for renewal; notice of noncompliance; effect of delinquency providing documents or paying fees; period of time to comply with renewal requirements; provisions of act voiding certificate for cause self-executing; issuance of certificate; adding and withdrawing equipment.
          Section 479.10a ‑ Lease, contract, or arrangement under which holder augments equipment.
          Section 479.11 ‑ Records, books, accounts, and files of motor carrier; examination, production, and preservation; witnesses; divulging of information; public files and reports; inspection; violation as misdemeanor.
          Section 479.12 ‑ Impounding of motor vehicles, release.
          Section 479.13 ‑ Enforcement of act, rules and regulations; assistance.
          Section 479.14 ‑ Complaints and investigations; notice; commission determination and order; making certain changes to conform to order; investigation, inquiry, or hearing; findings of fact and conclusions of law.
          Section 479.14a ‑ Commencement of operations by motor carrier.
          Section 479.15 ‑ Powers of commissioners; disobedience of or wilful failure to comply with order or subpoena; refusal of witness to testify; witness fees and mileage; depositions; record of proceedings.
          Section 479.16 ‑ Violation of act or failure to obey order, decision, or rule of commission; misdemeanor; penalty; prosecution.
          Section 479.17 ‑ Repealed. 1982, Act 399, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 1982.
          Section 479.18 ‑ Finding, order, or certificate; revocation, suspension, alteration, amendment, or modification; hearing; notice; assessment for violation; rehearing; service, effect, and review of orders; docket of causes and proceedings; copies; disposition of assessments; applicability and uniformity of chapter; conflicting laws; payment and allocation of local civil fines; more than 1 citation; equipment violation; training requirements as motor carrier enforcement officer; definitions.
          Section 479.19 ‑ Injunctive relief.
          Section 479.20 ‑ Review of order or decree.
          Section 479.21 ‑ Motor carrier transportation contract; certain provisions, clauses, covenants, or agreements void and unenforceable; certain agreements exempt; definitions.
     254‑1933‑VI ‑ ARTICLE VI (479.41...479.49)
          Section 479.41 ‑ Duties of commission; rules.
          Section 479.42 ‑ Review by department of state police; determination of compliance; report.
          Section 479.43 ‑ Repealed. 2014, Act 493, Eff. Apr. 1, 2015.
          Section 479.44‑479.49 ‑ Repealed. 1982, Act 399, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 1982.

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