CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT PREVENTION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 250 of 1982
722.604 State board; composition; appointment, qualifications, and terms of public members; chairperson; election of officers and committees; compensation, reimbursement, salaries, and operating expenses.
(1) The state board shall be composed of the following members:
(a) The director of human services, the director of community health, the superintendent of public instruction, and the director of the department of state police, or designees authorized to speak on their behalf.
(b) Eleven public members appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate. As a group, the public members shall do all of the following:
(i) Demonstrate knowledge in the area of child abuse and neglect prevention.
(ii) Be representative of the demographic composition of this state.
(iii) To the extent practicable, be representative of all of the following categories: parents, organized labor, the business community, the religious community, the legal community, professional providers of child abuse and neglect prevention services, and volunteers in child abuse and neglect prevention services.
(2) The term of each public member shall be 3 years, except that of the public members first appointed, 3 shall serve for 3 years, 3 for 2 years, and 4 for 1 year. A public member shall not serve more than 2 consecutive terms whether partial or full. A vacancy shall be filled for the balance of the unexpired term in the same manner as the original appointment.
(3) The governor shall designate a chairperson of the state board from among the public members. The chairperson shall serve in that position at the pleasure of the governor. The state board may elect other officers and committees as it considers appropriate.
(4) The actual and necessary per diem compensation and the schedule for reimbursement of expenses for the public members of the state board shall be the same as is established annually by the legislature for similar boards that are reimbursed from the general fund. The compensation and reimbursement, executive director and staff salaries, and all actual and necessary operating expenses of the state board shall be paid from the trust fund, according to an authorization as provided in section 9.
History: 1982, Act 250, Imd. Eff. Sept. 29, 1982
Am. 2005, Act 82, Imd. Eff. July 19, 2005
Compiler's Notes: Former MCL 722.601 to 722.612, deriving from Ch. 42 of R.S. 1846 and pertaining to maintenance of children born out of wedlock, were repealed by Act 256 of 1964.For transfer of state child abuse and neglect prevention board, which was transferred from the department of management and budget to the department of human services by E.R.O. No. 1992-5, compiled at MCL 722.620, from the department of human services to the department of health and human services, see E.R.O. No. 2015-1, compiled at MCL 400.227.For amendment to substitute director of department of health and human services for director of department of human services and executive director of Michigan children's services agency for director of department of community health, see E.R.O. No. 2015-1, compiled at MCL 400.227.For renaming of Michigan children's services agency to children's services administration, see E.R.O. No. 2023-1, compiled at MCL 125.1999.