2010 Michigan Compiled Laws
Chapter 247 - HIGHWAYS
Act 51 of 1951 - STATE TRUNK LINE HIGHWAY SYSTEM (247.651 - 247.675)

STATE TRUNK LINE HIGHWAY SYSTEM
Act 51 of 1951
AN ACT to provide for the classification of all public roads, streets, and highways in this state, and for the revision of that classification and for additions to and deletions from each classification; to set up and establish the Michigan transportation fund; to provide for the deposits in the Michigan transportation fund of specific taxes on motor vehicles and motor vehicle fuels; to provide for the allocation of funds from the Michigan transportation fund and the use and administration of the fund for transportation purposes; to promote safe and efficient travel for motor vehicle drivers, bicyclists, pedestrians, and other legal users of roads, streets, and highways; to set up and establish the truck safety fund; to provide for the allocation of funds from the truck safety fund and administration of the fund for truck safety purposes; to set up and establish the Michigan truck safety commission; to establish certain standards for road contracts for certain businesses; to provide for the continuing review of transportation needs within the state; to authorize the state transportation commission, counties, cities, and villages to borrow money, issue bonds, and make pledges of funds for transportation purposes; to authorize counties to advance funds for the payment of deficiencies necessary for the payment of bonds issued under this act; to provide for the limitations, payment, retirement, and security of the bonds and pledges; to provide for appropriations and tax levies by counties and townships for county roads; to authorize contributions by townships for county roads; to provide for the establishment and administration of the state trunk line fund, local bridge fund, comprehensive transportation fund, and certain other funds; to provide for the deposits in the state trunk line fund, critical bridge fund, comprehensive transportation fund, and certain other funds of money raised by specific taxes and fees; to provide for definitions of public transportation functions and criteria; to define the purposes for which Michigan transportation funds may be allocated; to provide for Michigan transportation fund grants; to provide for review and approval of transportation programs; to provide for submission of annual legislative requests and reports; to provide for the establishment and functions of certain advisory entities; to provide for conditions for grants; to provide for the issuance of bonds and notes for transportation purposes; to provide for the powers and duties of certain state and local agencies and officials; to provide for the making of loans for transportation purposes by the state transportation department and for the receipt and repayment by local units and agencies of those loans from certain specified sources; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.


History: 1951, Act 51, Eff. June 1, 1951 ;-- Am. 1953, Act 86, Imd. Eff. May 18, 1953 ;-- Am. 1957, Act 262, Eff. July 1, 1957 ;-- Am. 1975, Act 195, Imd. Eff. Aug. 13, 1975 ;-- Am. 1978, Act 444, Imd. Eff. Oct. 10, 1978 ;-- Am. 1982, Act 438, Eff. Jan. 1, 1983 ;-- Am. 1983, Act 82, Imd. Eff. June 15, 1983 ;-- Am. 1988, Act 348, Imd. Eff. Oct. 25, 1988 ;-- Am. 1992, Act 223, Imd. Eff. Oct. 15, 1992 ;-- Am. 1997, Act 79, Eff. July 28, 1997 ;-- Am. 2004, Act 384, Imd. Eff. Oct. 12, 2004 ;-- Am. 2010, Act 135, Imd. Eff. Aug. 2, 2010
Popular Name: McNitt Act
Popular Name: Michigan Transportation Fund Act

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