FIREMEN AND POLICEMEN CIVIL SERVICE SYSTEM (EXCERPT)
Act 78 of 1935
38.502 Civil service commission; membership, appointment, terms; election of president.
The civil service commission shall consist of 3 members, 1 of whom shall be appointed by the principal elected officer of the city, village or municipality with the approval of the legislative body; and he shall serve for a period of 6 years from the date of his appointment. The second member of the commission shall be selected by the paid members of the fire and/or police department and he shall serve for a period of 4 years from the date of his appointment; a majority vote of the members of the fire and/or police department shall be necessary to select such member. The third member of the commission shall be selected by the aforesaid members of the commission and he shall serve for a period of 2 years from the date of his appointment. Thereafter all appointments shall be made for a period of 6 years each; each commissioner to serve until his successor is appointed and qualified by the appointing power hereinbefore designated.
The 3 members of the commission shall together elect 1 of their number to act as president of the commission, who shall serve for 1 year. Each year thereafter the commissioners shall elect 1 of their number, president, the member so elected to serve 1 year.
History: 1935, Act 78, Imd. Eff. May 24, 1935
Am. 1945, Act 287, Imd. Eff. May 25, 1945
CL 1948, 38.502
Am. 1951, Act 15, Eff. Sept. 28, 1951
Am. 1957, Act 43, Eff. Sept. 27, 1957
Popular Name: Police and Fire Civil Service Act
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