MCL - Act 246 of 2000


Act 246 of 2000

AN ACT to regulate the ownership, possession, and care of certain wolf-dog crosses; to prohibit the ownership and possession of certain wolf-dog crosses; to prohibit the false advertising of certain canids as wolf-dog crosses; to impose fees; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain governmental entities and officials and of certain veterinarians; and to prescribe penalties and provide remedies.

History: 2000, Act 246, Imd. Eff. June 29, 2000

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 287.1001 Section Short title.
Section 287.1002 Section Definitions.
Section 287.1003 Section Prohibited conduct; exception; rebuttable presumption in civil forfeiture proceeding; method of representation.
Section 287.1004 Section Possession of wolf-dog crosses; conditions; permit requirements.
Section 287.1005 Section Placement of identification number via subcutaneous microchip.
Section 287.1006 Section Keeping wolf-dog cross in facility; requirements; exceptions.
Section 287.1007 Section Transportation.
Section 287.1008 Section Exportation.
Section 287.1009 Section Rabies vaccinaton.
Section 287.1010 Section Exposure to rabies.
Section 287.1011 Section Killing of wolf-dog cross by law enforcement officer or other person; conditions; liability.
Section 287.1012 Section Liability of owner or possessor of wolf-dog cross.
Section 287.1013 Section Inspection of facility; violation; consultation with expert on wolf-dog cross identification.
Section 287.1014 Section Notice of violation; correction; transfer of ownership and possession; inspection; noncompliance; forfeiture.
Section 287.1015 Section Violation as misdemeanor; penalty; additional punishment; exception.
Section 287.1016 Section Violation; civil forfeiture.
Section 287.1017 Section Seizure order; circumstances; methods; return of wolf-dog cross to victim.
Section 287.1018 Section Seizure of wolf-dog cross; return to owner; notice of seizure.
Section 287.1019 Section Motion to return wolf-dog cross; filing; grounds; hearing; failure to sustain burden of proof; order; admissibility of testimony in criminal prosecution.
Section 287.1020 Section Return of seized wolf-dog cross; conditions; notice; order of forfeiture; liability for costs.
Section 287.1021 Section Local ordinances; effect; additional requirements.
Section 287.1022 Section Applicability of MCL 287.1004, 287.1005, 287.1006, 287.1008, and 287.1014.
Section 287.1023 Section Providing information to pet shops and animal shelters.