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Chapter 16 - EXECUTIVE ORGANIZATION
Act 125 of 1958 ‑ Repealed-EXECUTIVE REORGANIZATION (16.1 - 16.7)
Act 17 of 1964 ‑ PERSONS TO SERVE IN PLACE OF STATE OFFICERS (16.51 - 16.51)
     Section 16.51 ‑ Deputies for state officers; appointment, term.
Act 380 of 1965 ‑ EXECUTIVE ORGANIZATION ACT OF 1965 (16.101 - 16.608)
     380‑1965‑1 ‑ CHAPTER 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS (16.101...16.113)
          Section 16.101 ‑ Short title.
          Section 16.102 ‑ Head of department defined.
          Section 16.103 ‑ Types of transfers; continuation of agencies not enumerated.
          Section 16.104 ‑ Principal departments.
          Section 16.105 ‑ Principal department with commission head; delegation of powers and duties.
          Section 16.106 ‑ Deputy department heads; powers and duties.
          Section 16.107 ‑ Internal organization of principal departments; executive allocation and reallocation of duties and functions; limitations; transfer of type II or type III agencies; administration; rules.
          Section 16.108 ‑ Compensation; heads of principal departments; directors; commissions; boards; exclusive employment.
          Section 16.109 ‑ Rules and regulations; promulgation.
          Section 16.110 ‑ Powers and duties of governor continued.
          Section 16.111 ‑ Special commissions.
          Section 16.112 ‑ Repealed. 1984, Act 431, Eff. Mar. 29, 1985.
          Section 16.113 ‑ Department of economic expansion; transfer to executive office of governor; personnel.
     380‑1965‑2 ‑ CHAPTER 2 DEPARTMENT OF STATE (16.125...16.134)
          Section 16.125 ‑ Department of state; creation.
          Section 16.126 ‑ Head of department of state.
          Section 16.127 ‑ Secretary of state; transfer of powers and duties.
          Section 16.128 ‑ Board of state canvassers; transfer.
          Section 16.129 ‑ License appeals board; transfer.
          Section 16.130 ‑ Michigan historical commission; transfer.
          Section 16.131 ‑ Highway reciprocity board; transfer.
          Section 16.132 ‑ Commission on legislative apportionment; transfer.
          Section 16.133 ‑ Notaries public; powers; duties and functions of governor; delegation to department.
          Section 16.134 ‑ Executive orders; filing; submission to legislature; publication; modification and repeal.
     380‑1965‑3 ‑ CHAPTER 3 DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL (16.150...16.154)
          Section 16.150 ‑ Department of attorney general; creation.
          Section 16.151 ‑ Head of department of attorney general.
          Section 16.152 ‑ Attorney general; transfer of powers and duties to department.
          Section 16.153 ‑ Board of commissioners for promotion of uniformity of legislation; transfer.
          Section 16.154 ‑ Public solicitation for charitable purposes; transfer of powers, duties, and functions to department of attorney general.
     380‑1965‑4 ‑ CHAPTER 4 DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY (16.175...16.191)
          Section 16.175 ‑ Department of treasury; creation.
          Section 16.176 ‑ Head of department of treasury.
          Section 16.177 ‑ State treasurer; transfer of powers and duties to department.
          Section 16.178 ‑ Repealed. 1995, Act 44, Eff. Jan. 1, 1996.
          Section 16.179 ‑ Elected auditor general; transfer of powers, duties, and functions relating to property taxation.
          Section 16.180 ‑ Elected auditor general; transfer of powers, duties, and functions relating to uniform system of accounts.
          Section 16.181 ‑ Elected auditor general; transfer of powers, duties, and functions relating to plats.
          Section 16.182 ‑ Elected auditor general; transfer of other powers, duties, and functions; abolition of office.
          Section 16.183 ‑ Department of revenue; transfer to department; department head.
          Section 16.184 ‑ State tax commission; transfer.
          Section 16.185 ‑ State board of assessors; transfer.
          Section 16.186 ‑ State board of equalization; abolition; transfer of powers, duties, and functions.
          Section 16.187 ‑ State board of tax appeals; transfer.
          Section 16.188 ‑ Repealed. 2002, Act 187, Imd. Eff. Apr. 24, 2002.
          Section 16.189 ‑ Corporation franchise fee appeal board; transfer.
          Section 16.190 ‑ Michigan corporation and securities commission; transfer of powers, duties, and functions.
          Section 16.191 ‑ Investment functions transferred; powers and duties of state treasurer; reports; creation and composition of investment advisory committee; appointment, terms, and compensation of members; meetings; powers and duties of committee; investment consultants.
     380‑1965‑5 ‑ CHAPTER 5 DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET (16.200...16.209)
          Section 16.200‑16.203 ‑ Repealed. 1984, Act 431, Eff. Mar. 29, 1985.
          Section 16.204 ‑ Repealed. 1980, Act 374, Imd. Eff. Dec. 30, 1980.
          Section 16.205‑16.209 ‑ Repealed. 1984, Act 431, Eff. Mar. 29, 1985.
     380‑1965‑6 ‑ CHAPTER 6 DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS (16.225...16.229)
          Section 16.225 ‑ Department of military affairs; creation.
          Section 16.226 ‑ Head of department of military affairs.
          Section 16.227 ‑ Military establishment and state military board; transfer.
          Section 16.228 ‑ Naval militia and state naval board; transfer.
          Section 16.229 ‑ Grand Rapids home for veterans; D.J. Jacobetti home for veterans.
     380‑1965‑7 ‑ CHAPTER 7 DEPARTMENT OF STATE POLICE (16.250...16.258)
          Section 16.250 ‑ Department of state police; creation.
          Section 16.251 ‑ Head of department of state police.
          Section 16.252 ‑ Director of department of state police; appointment.
          Section 16.253 ‑ State police and commissioner of state police; transfer of powers, duties, and functions.
          Section 16.254 ‑ Civil defense advisory council; transfer.
          Section 16.255 ‑ State safety commission; transfer.
          Section 16.256 ‑ Private detectives and detective agencies; transfer of licensing and regulatory functions.
          Section 16.257 ‑ Law enforcement officers training council; transfer.
          Section 16.258 ‑ State fire safety board; transfer.
     380‑1965‑8 ‑ CHAPTER 8 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (16.275...16.287)
          Section 16.275 ‑ Department of agriculture; creation.
          Section 16.276 ‑ Head of department of agriculture.
          Section 16.277 ‑ Department of agriculture; transfer.
          Section 16.278 ‑ Director of agriculture; transfer of powers, duties, and functions to head of department.
          Section 16.279 ‑ Commission of agriculture; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; vacancy; election of officers; quorum; conducting business at public meeting; notice.
          Section 16.280 ‑ Director of department of agriculture; appointment by commission.
          Section 16.281 ‑ Repealed. 1980, Act 314, Imd. Eff. Dec. 5, 1980.
          Section 16.282 ‑ State soil conservation committee; transfer.
          Section 16.283 ‑ Commodity commissions and councils; transfer.
          Section 16.284 ‑ Office of racing commissioner; transfer.
          Section 16.285 ‑ State fair authority; transfer.
          Section 16.286 ‑ Upper Peninsula state fair board of managers; transfer.
          Section 16.287 ‑ State agricultural society transferred to department of agriculture.
     380‑1965‑9 ‑ CHAPTER 9 DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL SERVICE (16.300...16.304)
          Section 16.300 ‑ Department of civil service; creation.
          Section 16.301 ‑ Head of department of civil service.
          Section 16.302 ‑ Civil service commission; transfer of powers, duties, and functions.
          Section 16.303 ‑ Civil service commission; membership; terms; vacancies; officers; quorum.
          Section 16.304 ‑ Executive officer of civil service commission.
     380‑1965‑10 ‑ CHAPTER 10 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (16.325...16.342)
          Section 16.325 ‑ Department of commerce; creation.
          Section 16.326 ‑ Head of department of commerce.
          Section 16.327 ‑ Repealed. 1966, Act 324, Imd. Eff. July 19, 1966.
          Section 16.328 ‑ State banking department and office of commissioner; transfer.
          Section 16.329 ‑ Department of insurance and office of commissioner; transfer.
          Section 16.330 ‑ State liquor control commission; transfer.
          Section 16.331 ‑ Public service commission; transfer.
          Section 16.332 ‑ Department of economic expansion; transfer; exceptions.
          Section 16.333 ‑ Department of aeronautics and Michigan aeronautics commission; transfer.
          Section 16.334 ‑ Powers and duties of secretary of state relating to savings and loan associations; type II transfer.
          Section 16.335 ‑ Corporation and securities commission; transfer of powers, duties, and functions assigned under securities act.
          Section 16.336 ‑ Corporation and securities commission; transfer of powers, duties, and functions assigned under condominiums act.
          Section 16.337 ‑ Corporation and securities commission; transfer of powers, duties, and functions assigned under debt management act.
          Section 16.338 ‑ Department of state highways; transfer of powers, duties, and functions of weighmaster to public service commission of department.
          Section 16.339 ‑ Department and secretary of state; transfer of commercial vehicle regulatory powers, duties, and functions to department.
          Section 16.340 ‑ Effective date of sections 16.338 and 16.339; transfer of records, property, and personnel.
          Section 16.341 ‑ Department of commerce; annual report.
          Section 16.342 ‑ Michigan tourist council; transfer.
     380‑1965‑11 ‑ CHAPTER 11 DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES (16.350...16.360)
          Section 16.350 ‑ Department of natural resources; creation.
          Section 16.351 ‑ Head of department of natural resources.
          Section 16.352 ‑ Department of conservation; transfer.
          Section 16.353 ‑ Director of conservation; transfer of powers, functions, and duties.
          Section 16.354 ‑ Commission of natural resources; creation.
          Section 16.355 ‑ Director of department; appointment.
          Section 16.356 ‑ Mackinac island state park commission; transfer.
          Section 16.357 ‑ Water resources commission; transfer.
          Section 16.358 ‑ State waterways commission; transfer.
          Section 16.359 ‑ Repealed. 1968, Act 353, Eff. Nov. 15, 1968.
          Section 16.360 ‑ Repealed. 1973, Act 175, Imd. Eff. Dec. 21, 1973.
     380‑1965‑12 ‑ CHAPTER 12 DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS (16.375...16.379)
          Section 16.375 ‑ Department of corrections; creation.
          Section 16.376 ‑ Head of department of corrections.
          Section 16.377 ‑ Department of corrections; transfer.
          Section 16.378 ‑ Commission of corrections; membership, terms, vacancies, officers, quorum.
          Section 16.379 ‑ Director of department; appointment.
     380‑1965‑13 ‑ CHAPTER 13 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (16.400...16.410)
          Section 16.400 ‑ Department of education; creation.
          Section 16.401 ‑ Head of department of education.
          Section 16.402 ‑ Board of education; transfer of powers, duties, and functions to department.
          Section 16.403 ‑ Superintendent of public instruction; transfer of powers, duties, and functions to department.
          Section 16.404 ‑ Board of education; membership; nomination and election; terms.
          Section 16.405 ‑ Superintendent of public instruction; appointment; term.
          Section 16.406 ‑ State tenure commission; transfer.
          Section 16.407 ‑ State higher education facilities commission; transfer.
          Section 16.408 ‑ Repealed. 1989, Act 128, Imd. Eff. June 28, 1989.
          Section 16.409 ‑ Repealed. 1982, Act 540, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983.
          Section 16.410 ‑ State board for public community and junior colleges; transfer.
     380‑1965‑14 ‑ CHAPTER 14 DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATION (16.425...16.432)
          Section 16.425 ‑ Department of licensing and regulation; creation.
          Section 16.426 ‑ Head of department of licensing and regulation.
          Section 16.427 ‑ Boards and agencies transferred to department of licensing and regulation.
          Section 16.428 ‑ Michigan corporation and securities commission; transfer of powers, duties, and functions relating to real estate brokers and salesmen.
          Section 16.429 ‑ Superintendent of public instruction; transfer of powers, duties, and functions relating to certification of psychologist.
          Section 16.430 ‑ Michigan corporation and securities commission; transfer of powers, duties, and functions relating to residential building contractors.
          Section 16.431 ‑ State health commissioner; transfer of duties relating to sanitarians.
          Section 16.432 ‑ Carnival-amusement safety board; type II transfer to department of licensing and regulation.
     380‑1965‑15 ‑ CHAPTER 15 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (16.450...16.458)
          Section 16.450 ‑ Department of transportation; creation.
          Section 16.451 ‑ State transportation commission as policy making body.
          Section 16.452 ‑ Transfer of powers, duties, and functions.
          Section 16.453 ‑ Commissioner of state highways; transfer of powers, duties, and functions.
          Section 16.454 ‑ State highway commission; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; vacancy; quorum; compensation; expenses.
          Section 16.455 ‑ Director of department; appointment.
          Section 16.456 ‑ State bridge commission; transfer and abolition.
          Section 16.457 ‑ Mackinac bridge authority; transfer to department of transportation; powers and duties of authority; employees; "authority" defined.
          Section 16.458 ‑ International bridge authority; transfer.
     380‑1965‑16 ‑ CHAPTER 16 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (16.475...16.496)
          Section 16.475 ‑ Department of labor; creation.
          Section 16.476 ‑ Head of department of labor.
          Section 16.477 ‑ Commissioner of labor; transfer; abolition of office.
          Section 16.478 ‑ Workmen's compensation appeal board; transfer.
          Section 16.479 ‑ Employment security commission; employment security advisory council; employment security appeal board.
          Section 16.480 ‑ Wage deviation board; transfer.
          Section 16.481 ‑ Labor mediation board; transfer.
          Section 16.482 ‑ Workmen's compensation department and director; transfer.
          Section 16.483 ‑ Construction safety commission; transfer.
          Section 16.484 ‑ Office of inspector of coal mines; transfer and abolition.
          Section 16.485 ‑ Board of boiler rules; transfer.
          Section 16.486 ‑ Repealed. 1982, Act 34, Imd. Eff. Mar. 12, 1982.
          Section 16.487 ‑ Elevator safety board; transfer.
          Section 16.490 ‑ Commission on agricultural labor; powers; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; vacancies; expenses.
          Section 16.491 ‑ Commission; duties.
          Section 16.492 ‑ State agencies; cooperation with commission.
          Section 16.493 ‑ Commission; chairman; duties; meetings; committees.
          Section 16.494 ‑ Commission; annual reports; recommendations.
          Section 16.496 ‑ Commission on disability concerns; type II transfer.
     380‑1965‑17 ‑ CHAPTER 17 DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH (16.500...16.504)
          Section 16.500 ‑ Department of mental health; creation.
          Section 16.501 ‑ Head of department.
          Section 16.502 ‑ Department of mental health; transfer of powers, duties, and functions.
          Section 16.503 ‑ Director of department of mental health; transfer of powers, duties, and functions.
          Section 16.504 ‑ Repealed. 1974, Act 258, Eff. Aug. 6, 1975.
     380‑1965‑18 ‑ CHAPTER 18 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH (16.525...16.532)
          Section 16.525 ‑ Department of public health; creation.
          Section 16.526 ‑ Head of department of public health.
          Section 16.527 ‑ Department of health and state health commissioner; transfer of powers, duties, and functions.
          Section 16.528 ‑ State veterans' facility and board of managers; transfer.
          Section 16.529 ‑ State council of health; transfer and abolition.
          Section 16.530 ‑ Advisory hospital council; advisory council on tuberculosis sanitariums; advisory committee on use of animals; anatomy committee; transfer and abolition.
          Section 16.531 ‑ State board of alcoholism; transfer.
          Section 16.532 ‑ Michigan crippled children commission; transfer.
     380‑1965‑19 ‑ CHAPTER 19 DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (16.550...16.554)
          Section 16.550 ‑ Department of social services; creation.
          Section 16.551 ‑ Head of department of social services.
          Section 16.552 ‑ Department of social welfare; transfer of powers, duties, and functions.
          Section 16.553 ‑ Michigan social welfare commission and office of director of social welfare; transfer and abolition.
          Section 16.554 ‑ Michigan commission on aging; transfer.
     380‑1965‑20 ‑ CHAPTER 20 DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL RIGHTS (16.575...16.577)
          Section 16.575 ‑ Department of civil rights; creation.
          Section 16.576 ‑ Head of department of civil rights.
          Section 16.577 ‑ Civil rights commission; continuation of constitutional powers, duties, and functions.
     380‑1965‑21 ‑ CHAPTER 21 TRANSFER OF POWERS (16.600...16.608)
          Section 16.600 ‑ Actions, suits, or proceedings not to abate by reason of reorganization; maintenance by or against successors.
          Section 16.601 ‑ Continuation of rules, regulations, and orders adopted prior to act.
          Section 16.602 ‑ Criminal action not to abate.
          Section 16.603 ‑ Appointment of principal department head; access of appointee to records; continuation of powers and duties.
          Section 16.604 ‑ Establishment of effective date of each section by executive order; limitations as to constitutional offices; final effective date.
          Section 16.605 ‑ Repealed. 1980, Act 180, Imd. Eff. July 2, 1980.
          Section 16.606 ‑ Advisory councils; members; terms; vacancies; meetings; compensation.
          Section 16.607 ‑ Executive designation of successor to state officer not continued under act when member of governmental agency.
          Section 16.608 ‑ Executive appointment of single executive head of principal department.
Act 240 of 1970 ‑ COMMODITIES SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION (16.701 - 16.705)
     Section 16.701 ‑ Commodities surplus food distribution; transfer to education department.
     Section 16.702 ‑ Staff, records, files and property.
     Section 16.703 ‑ Hearings, orders, rules.
     Section 16.704 ‑ Appropriations.
     Section 16.705 ‑ Continuation of services and functions.
Act 195 of 1972 ‑ INDIAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION (16.711 - 16.720)
     Section 16.711 ‑ Indian affairs commission; creation; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members.
     Section 16.712 ‑ Election of officers; terms; meetings; compensation; expenses.
     Section 16.713 ‑ Quorum; majority required for final action; effect of vacancy; conducting business at public meeting; notice.
     Section 16.714 ‑ Investigation; primary duty of commission.
     Section 16.715 ‑ Duties generally.
     Section 16.719 ‑ Repealer; transfer of powers, duties, and functions.
     Section 16.720 ‑ Effective date.
E.R.O. No. 1999‑6 ‑ EXECUTIVE REORGANIZATION ORDER (16.721 - 16.721)
     Section 16.721 ‑ Transfer of authority and duties of Indian affairs commission and its executive director to director of department of civil rights by Type III transfer.
E.R.O. No. 2007‑11 ‑ EXECUTIVE REORGANIZATION ORDER (16.722 - 16.722)
     Section 16.722 ‑ Transfer of powers and duties of highway reciprocity board to department of state by type III transfer; abolishment of highway reciprocity board.
E.R.O. No. 1973‑6 ‑ Repealed-EXECUTIVE REORGANIZATION ORDER (16.731 - 16.731)
E.R.O. No. 1980‑1 ‑ EXECUTIVE REORGANIZATION ORDER (16.732 - 16.732)
     Section 16.732 ‑ Executive branch reorganization.

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