Full Statute Name:  Michigan Compiled Laws Annotated. CHAPTER 287. ANIMAL INDUSTRY. DOG LAW OF 1919.

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Primary Citation:  M. C. L. A. 287.289a Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  January, 2015 Alternate Citation:  MI ST 287.289a Date Adopted:  1919
Summary:

This Michigan law provides that a board of county commissioners may establish, by ordinance, an animal control agency.  The animal control agency shall have jurisdiction to enforce this act in any city, village or township which does not have an animal control ordinance. The county's animal control ordinance shall provide for animal control programs, facilities, personnel and necessary expenses incurred in animal control. 

Statute Text: 

Sec. 29a. The board of county commissioners by ordinance may establish an animal control agency which shall employ at least 1 animal control officer. The board of county commissioners may assign the animal control agency to any existing county department. The animal control agency shall have jurisdiction to enforce this act in any city, village or township which does not have an animal control ordinance. The county's animal control ordinance shall provide for animal control programs, facilities, personnel and necessary expenses incurred in animal control. The ordinance is subject to sections 6 and 30. [FN1]

[FN1] M.C.L.A. §§ 287.266 and 287.290.

Source:

P.A.1919, No. 339, § 29a, added by P.A.1972, No. 349, § 1, Imd. Eff. Jan. 9, 1973.
C.L.1970, § 287.289a.
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