MCL - Act 189 of 1931


Act 189 of 1931

AN ACT to regulate the sale and distribution of nursery stock, plants, and plant products; to prevent the introduction into and the dissemination within this state of insect pests and plant diseases; to provide for the destruction and control of insect pests and plant diseases; to provide for the destruction or treatment of certain plants or plant products; to provide for the licensure and inspection of certain persons and activities under certain circumstances; to impose certain powers and duties on the director of agriculture; to create certain restricted funds for certain department activities and to allow allocation of those funds throughout the department; to provide for the promulgation of rules; to prescribe penalties and civil sanctions; and to provide remedies.

History: 1931, Act 189, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931 ;-- Am. 1955, Act 255, Eff. Oct. 14, 1955 ;-- Am. 1961, Act 239, Eff. Sept. 8, 1961 ;-- Am. 1978, Act 123, Imd. Eff. Apr. 25, 1978 ;-- Am. 1984, Act 88, Imd. Eff. Apr. 19, 1984 ;-- Am. 2005, Act 53, Imd. Eff. June 27, 2005 ;-- Am. 2007, Act 84, Imd. Eff. Sept. 30, 2007

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 286.201 Section Insect pest and plant disease act; short title.
Section 286.202 Section Definitions.
Section 286.203 Section Inspection of nursery and other premises; right of access.
Section 286.204 Section Inspection of stock before sale; application; assumed name.
Section 286.205 Section Nursery stock from foreign country; inspection.
Section 286.206 Section Inspections of nurseries; fee; certificate of inspection; validity; prohibitions; basis for charging inspection fee; review and adjustment of fees schedule.
Section 286.207 Section Withholding certificate; precautions; fraud, investigation, revocation of license.
Section 286.208 Section Sale of dead or weakened nursery stock; penalty.
Section 286.209 Section License required for sale of nursery stock; exception; application; fees; agriculture licensing and inspection fees fund; horticulture fund; creation and administration; horticulture advisory committee; section inapplicable to certain persons; issuance of initial or renewal license; failure to issue or deny license within time period; "completed application" defined.
Section 286.210 Section Licenses to sell nursery stock; buyers and dealers; certificate to deal in inspected stock, number of licenses.
Section 286.211 Section Nonresident nurseryman, dealer, or grower; license required; fee; waiver; reciprocal agreements; violation as grounds for denial of right to ship nursery stock.
Section 286.212 Section Repealed. 2016, Act 254, Eff. Sept. 26, 2016.
Section 286.213 Section Revocation, suspension or withholding of license or certificate; hearing; appeal.
Section 286.214 Section Revocation, suspension or withholding of license or certificate; hearing, order of revocation; penalty for wrongful use of license on certificate, withholding.
Section 286.215 Section Tags on stock; inspection of imported stock on request; expense.
Section 286.216 Section Tags on stock; certificate of inspection; unlawful transportation; report to commissioner.
Section 286.216a Section Definitions; sale, distribution, or use of purple loosestrife.
Section 286.217 Section Sale of nursery stock; inspection; transportation of nursery stock, wild trees, herbaceous perennials, and shrubs; uninspected stock; shipping documents.
Section 286.217a Section Access to markets for nursery stock; certificate of free sale; application; fees; "certificate of free sale" defined.
Section 286.218 Section Nuisances; public places kept free from injurious insect pests and plant diseases; insects, fungi, bacteria, nematodes, viruses or living plant parasitic organisms; permits.
Section 286.219 Section Barberry, mahonia or mahoberberis bushes subject to black stem rust of small grains; destruction; rules.
Section 286.219a Section Chokecherry harmful to peach or cherry trees prohibited; destruction; rules.
Section 286.220 Section Insect pests and plant diseases; eradication of nuisances; notice; abatement; inspection; payment of expenses.
Section 286.221 Section Inspection of public grounds; application, payment of expense.
Section 286.222 Section Inspection of plants and plant products before interstate shipment; request; expenses; certificate.
Section 286.223 Section Quarantine; enforcement, hearing, notice.
Section 286.223a Section Rules.
Section 286.223b Section Rescission of R 285.607, R 285.611, R 285.613, and R 285.618.
Section 286.224 Section Violation of act; penalty, quarantine, misdemeanor.
Section 286.225 Section Review of rule or order; appeal to circuit court.
Section 286.226 Section Violation of act; penalty.
Section 286.228 Section Violation of certain laws, rules, or orders; civil infraction; fines; limitation; misdemeanor; felony; liability; "person" defined; applicability.