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Statement[prepared by the Michigan Legislative Service Bureau, Legislative Research Division].
SeriesResearch brief ;, no. 15, Research brief (Michigan. Legislative Research Division) ;, no. 15.
ContributionsMichigan. Legislative Research Division.
LC ClassificationsKF539.Z95 S26 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p. ;
Number of Pages17
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Open LibraryOL6834299M
LC Control Number00329439

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