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Act 261 of 1966
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Act 261 of 1966

AN ACT to provide for the apportionment of county boards of commissioners; to prescribe the size of the board; to provide for appeals; to prescribe the manner of election of the members of the county board of commissioners; to provide for compensation of members; to prescribe penalties and provide remedies; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

History: 1966, Act 261, Eff. Mar. 10, 1967 ;-- Am. 1968, Act 153, Imd. Eff. June 13, 1968 ;-- Am. 1969, Act 137, Eff. Mar. 20, 1970 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 203, Eff. Mar. 23, 1999

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 46.401SectionCounty apportionment commission; apportionment of county into county commissioner districts.
Section 46.402SectionNumber of county commissioners based on county population.
Section 46.403SectionCounty apportionment commission; membership; convening apportionment commission; adopting rules of procedure; quorum; action by majority vote; conducting business at public meeting; notice of meeting; availability of certain writings to public.
Section 46.404SectionCounty commissioner districts; guidelines for apportionment.
Section 46.405SectionApportionment plan; filing by county apportionment commission; access.
Section 46.406SectionApportionment plan; petition for review.
Section 46.407SectionApportionment plan; failure of apportionment commission to submit; submission by registered voter.
Section 46.408SectionOfficial apportionment plan.
Section 46.409SectionCounty board of commissioners; number per district; prohibited representation.
Section 46.410SectionCounty commissioners; terms.
Section 46.411SectionCandidate for office of county commissioner; qualifications; nomination; filing fee; eligibility.
Section 46.411aSectionCounty board of commissioners; candidates for office, filing fees, returns and forfeitures.
Section 46.411bSectionViolation of MCL 168.1 to 168.992 applicable to petitions; penalties.
Section 46.412SectionVacancy in office of commissioner; appointment; special election.
Section 46.413SectionFailure to fill vacancy; special election.
Section 46.414SectionRepeal; effective date; validity of actions.
Section 46.415SectionCounty board of commissioners; compensation and mileage reimbursement of members.
Section 46.416SectionReferences to county supervisors deemed to mean county commissioners.