MCL - Act 329 of 1965


Act 329 of 1965

AN ACT to regulate the labeling, coloration, advertising, sale, offering, exposing, or transporting for sale of agricultural, vegetable, lawn, flower, and forest tree seeds; to authorize the director of agriculture to adopt rules for the enforcement of this act; to provide for the inspection and testing of seed; to prescribe license fees; to preempt ordinances prohibiting or regulating certain activities with respect to seeds; and to prescribe penalties for violation of this act.

History: 1965, Act 329, Eff. Mar. 31, 1966 ;-- Am. 1988, Act 455, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 1988 ;-- Am. 2006, Act 132, Imd. Eff. May 5, 2006

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 286.701 Section Michigan seed law; short title.
Section 286.702 Section Definitions.
Section 286.703 Section Agricultural, vegetable, or flower seed container; label or tag; information.
Section 286.704 Section Agricultural seed, mixtures of agricultural seed, and vegetable seed in containers of more than 1 pound; required information.
Section 286.705 Section Vegetable seed in containers of 1 pound or less and flower seed; required information; seed sold outside original container; treated vegetable and flower seed.
Section 286.706 Section Forest tree seed; required information.
Section 286.707 Section Seed treated with substance harmful to vertebrate animals; color; label information; description of treated seed not harmful to vertebrate animals.
Section 286.707a Section Field beans.
Section 286.708 Section Correction of erroneous or unlawful seed labels; removal of seed from sale; obtaining and replacing labels.
Section 286.709 Section Seed; circumstances prohibiting selling, offering for sale, advertising, exposing, or transporting for sale; prohibited conduct.
Section 286.710 Section Applicability of MCL 286.703.
Section 286.711 Section Duties of director; field bean seeds inspections and analyses performed by person or agency; liability; "rule" defined.
Section 286.711a Section Field bean advisory committee.
Section 286.712, 286.713 Section Repealed. 1988, Act 455, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 1988.
Section 286.714 Section Prohibition or regulation of labeling, sale, storage, transportation, distribution, use, or planting of certain seeds; ordinances by local government prohibited; exceptions.
Section 286.715 Section Violation as misdemeanor; penalty; stop sale order; appeal; hearing; seizure of seed; condemnation of seed; application for release of seed or permission to condition or relabel seed; temporary or permanent injunction; bond not required.
Section 286.716 Section Repealed. 2006, Act 132, Imd. Eff. May 5, 2006.