STATE HIGHER EDUCATION FACILITIES COMMISSION (EXCERPT)
Act 233 of 1964
390.941 State higher education facilities commission; establishment; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; ex officio members; removal; vacancy; designation of chairperson; conducting business at public meeting; notice; availability of writings to public.
(1) The state higher education facilities commission is established consisting of 11 members, 9 of whom shall be appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate as follows: 1 member representing public colleges and universities in the state, 1 member representing private colleges and universities in the state, 1 member representing public community colleges and junior colleges in the state, and 6 residents of the state who are interested in higher education but are not officially associated with a public or private university, college, community college, or junior college in the state. The superintendent of public instruction and the director of the department of management and budget shall be ex officio members without vote.
(2) The term of office of the appointed members shall be 4 years and until a successor is appointed and qualified except that of the members first appointed, 3 each shall serve for 2, 3, and 4 years. A member may be removed in the manner provided for by law for removal of public officers. A vacancy shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner and for the same class as the original appointment. The governor shall designate 1 of the appointed members as chairperson of the commission.
(3) The business which the state higher education facilities commission may perform shall be conducted at a public meeting of the commission held in compliance with Act No. 267 of the Public Acts of 1976, being sections 15.261 to 15.275 of the Michigan Compiled Laws. Public notice of the time, date, and place of the meeting shall be given in the manner required by Act No. 267 of the Public Acts of 1976.
(4) A writing prepared, owned, used, in the possession of, or retained by the state higher education facilities commission in the performance of an official function shall be made available to the public in compliance with Act No. 442 of the Public Acts of 1976, being sections 15.231 to 15.246 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
History: 1964, Act 233, Imd. Eff. May 22, 1964
Am. 1967, Act 101, Imd. Eff. June 21, 1967
Am. 1978, Act 204, Imd. Eff. June 4, 1978
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties of state higher education facilities commission to Michigan finance authority, see E.R.O. No. 2010-2, compiled at MCL 124.194.
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