MCL - Act 316 of 2000


Act 316 of 2000

AN ACT to define organic agriculture and products; to provide for the establishment of standards relative to organic products, producers and handlers of organic products, and other persons; to provide for designation of certain entities as certifying agents; to provide for registration of certain persons; to create certain funds and provide for their disposition; to create certain advisory committees; to provide for certain powers and duties of certain state agencies; and to provide for penalties and remedies.

History: 2000, Act 316, Eff. Oct. 1, 2001

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 286.901 Section Short title.
Section 286.903 Section Definitions; A to D.
Section 286.905 Section Definitions; G to L.
Section 286.907 Section Definitions; M to P.
Section 286.909 Section Definitions; R to W.
Section 286.911 Section Authority of department to regulate, promote, and assist organic industry; sale, offer for sale, or representation as organic product; registration required.
Section 286.913 Section Production, sale, or handling of organic products; certification required; exceptions; retail food establishments.
Section 286.915 Section Registration as certifying agent; fee; demonstration of compliance; expiration; renewal.
Section 286.917 Section Registration as certifying agent; demonstration of compliance; requirements.
Section 286.919 Section Registration of handler; application; fee; basis; schedule; coordination of registration procedures.
Section 286.920 Section Organic products fund; establishment in state treasury; receipt, deposit, and expenditure of funds; carrying forward unexpended funds.
Section 286.921 Section Rules; scope.
Section 286.922 Section Reciprocity agreement with another state, country, or private certifying organization.
Section 286.923 Section Labeling and advertisement; requirements; circumstances considered as mislabeling.
Section 286.925 Section Organic advisory committee; creation; powers and duties; membership; terms; travel reimbursement; election of officers and adoption of rules; quorum; meetings; proceedings subject to open meetings act; records subject to freedom of information act.
Section 286.927 Section Complaints and investigations; penalties or remedies; rules; denial of application; suspension or revocation of registration; seizure of product; disposition; written notice of warning; injunctive relief; access by director to establishment or operation; stop sale order; hearing.
Section 286.929 Section Violation of act or rule; administrative fine; misdemeanor; penalty; affirmative defense; felony.
Section 286.931 Section Effective date.