Mich. Comp. Laws § 440.9301

Current through Public Acts 1-76 and 78-116 of the 2021 Legislative Session
Section 440.9301 - Law governing perfection and priority of security interests

Except as otherwise provided in sections 9303 through 9306, the following rules determine the law governing perfection, the effect of perfection or nonperfection, and the priority of a security interest in collateral:

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, while a debtor is located in a jurisdiction, the local law of that jurisdiction governs perfection, the effect of perfection or nonperfection, and the priority of a security interest in collateral.
(b) While collateral is located in a jurisdiction, the local law of that jurisdiction governs perfection, the effect of perfection or nonperfection, and the priority of a possessory security interest in that collateral.
(c) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (d), while tangible negotiable documents, goods, instruments, money, or tangible chattel paper is located in a jurisdiction, the local law of that jurisdiction governs perfection of a security interest in the goods by filing a fixture filing, perfection of a security interest in timber to be cut, and the effect of perfection or nonperfection and the priority of a nonpossessory security interest in the collateral.
(d) The local law of the jurisdiction in which the wellhead or minehead is located governs perfection, the effect of perfection or nonperfection, and the priority of a security interest in as-extracted collateral.

MCL 440.9301

Amended by 2012, Act 87,s 7-8, eff. 7/1/2013.
1962, Act 174, Eff. Jan. 1, 1964 ;--Am. 1978, Act 369, Eff. Jan. 1, 1979 ;--Am. 1984, Act 170, Imd. Eff. June 29, 1984 ;--Am. 1998, Act 278, Imd. Eff. July 27, 1998 ;--Am. 2000, Act 348, Eff. July 1, 2001 .