SB 997 (2016)
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Act No. 334

Public Acts of 2016

Approved by the Governor
December 8, 2016

Filed with the Secretary of State
December 9, 2016

EFFECTIVE DATE: December 9, 2016

STATE OF MICHIGAN

98TH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

Introduced by Senators Warren, Kowall, Jones, Stamas, Brandenburg, Hertel, Colbeck, Schmidt, Marleau, Horn, Ananich, Bieda, Booher, Casperson, Emmons, Gregory, Hansen, Hildenbrand, Hood, Hopgood, Hune, Johnson, Knezek, MacGregor, Meekhof, Nofs, O’Brien, Pavlov, Proos, Robertson, Schuitmaker, Shirkey, Young and Zorn

ENROLLED SENATE BILL No. 997

AN ACT to amend 1949 PA 300, entitled “An act to provide for the registration, titling, sale, transfer, and regulation of certain vehicles operated upon the public highways of this state or any other place open to the general public or generally accessible to motor vehicles and distressed vehicles; to provide for the licensing of dealers; to provide for the examination, licensing, and control of operators and chauffeurs; to provide for the giving of proof of financial responsibility and security by owners and operators of vehicles; to provide for the imposition, levy, and collection of specific taxes on vehicles, and the levy and collection of sales and use taxes, license fees, and permit fees; to provide for the regulation and use of streets and highways; to create certain funds; to provide penalties and sanctions for a violation of this act; to provide for civil liability of manufacturers, the manufacturers of certain devices, the manufacturers of automated technology, upfitters, owners, and operators of vehicles and service of process on residents and nonresidents; to regulate the introduction and use of certain evidence; to regulate and certify the manufacturers of certain devices; to provide for approval and certification of installers and servicers of certain devices; to provide for the levy of certain assessments; to provide for the enforcement of this act; to provide for the creation of and to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state and local agencies; to impose liability upon the state or local agencies; to provide appropriations for certain purposes; to repeal all other acts or parts of acts inconsistent with this act or contrary to this act; and to repeal certain parts of this act on a specific date,” by amending section 601a (MCL 257.601a), as amended by 2011 PA 115.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Sec. 601a. (1) A county, city, township, or village may contract with a person who owns or is in charge of a private road that is open to the general public, at that person’s request or with that person’s consent, to enforce provisions of this act on that private road.

(2) Subject to subsection (1) and section 906, a peace officer may enter upon a private road that is open to the general public to enforce provisions of this act if signs meeting the requirements of the Michigan manual of uniform traffic control devices are posted on the private road.

(3) The owner or person in charge of a private road open to the general public who enters into a contract as described in subsection (1) is responsible for the cost and the posting of signs described in subsection (2).

(4) This section does not affect a contract entered into between a county, city, township, or village and the person who owns or is in charge of a private road open to the general public before December 29, 2006.

(5) As used in this section, “private road that is open to the general public” does not include a road that is under the control of a mobility research center, regardless of whether a private research entity or a corporation is using the road under an agreement with the mobility research center.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.
Secretary of the Senate
Clerk of the House of Representatives
Approved
Governor
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