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Michigan Compiled Laws
Chapter 124 - Municipalities

124.502 Definitions.

Sec. 2. As used in this act:

(a) "Interlocal agreement" means an agreement entered into under this act.

(b) "Local governmental unit" means a county, city, village, township, or charter township.

(c) "Province" means a province of Canada.

(d) "Property" means any real or personal property, as described in section 34c of the general property tax act, 1893 PA 206, M.C.L. 211.34c.

(e) "Public agency" means a political subdivision of this state or of another state of the United States or of Canada, including, but not limited to, a state government; a county, city, village, township, charter township, school district, single or multipurpose special district, or single or multipurpose public authority; a provincial government, metropolitan government, borough, or other political subdivision of Canada; an agency of the United States government; or a similar entity of any other states of the United States and of Canada. As used in this subdivision, agency of the United States government includes an Indian tribe recognized by the federal government before 2000 that exercises governmental authority over land within this state, except that this act or any intergovernmental agreement entered into under this act shall not authorize the approval of a class III gaming compact negotiated under the Indian gaming regulatory act, Public Law 100-497, 102 Stat. 2467.

(f) "State" means a state of the United States.

124.504 Joint exercise of powers.

Sec. 4. A public agency of this state may exercise jointly with any other public agency of this state, with a public agency of any other state of the United States, with a public agency of Canada, or with any public agency of the United States government any power, privilege, or authority that the agencies share in common and that each might exercise separately.