MICHIGAN CORPORATION AND SECURITIES COMMISSION (EXCERPT)
Act 13 of 1935
451.1 Michigan corporation and securities commission; creation; commissioner, term, disqualification; seal; offices.
A commission to be known and designated as the Michigan corporation and securities commission is hereby created. Immediately upon the taking effect of this act a corporation and securities commissioner shall be appointed by the governor for the term of 4 years, subject to confirmation by the senate. The said commissioner shall devote his entire time in the performance of the duties of his office. Upon the expiration of the said term a successor shall be appointed in like manner for a term of 4 years and until his successor is appointed and qualified. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as is provided for the appointment in the first instance. Said commissioner shall not be directly or indirectly interested in any corporation, firm or association engaged in the business of underwriting, issuing or selling securities of any character. The commission shall adopt and have a suitable seal, of which all courts of the state shall take judicial notice, and all proceedings, orders and decrees shall be authenticated thereby. It shall be the duty of the board of state auditors to provide suitable offices, supplies, and equipment in Lansing, Michigan, and in such other place or places in the state as may be determined upon by the commissioner and governor; expenses thereof to be audited, allowed and paid in such manner as is or may be provided by law for the payment of necessary state expenses.
History: 1935, Act 13, Eff. Sept. 21, 1935
CL 1948, 451.1
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties of the corporation and securities commission from the department of commerce to the director of the department of consumer and industry services, and abolishment of the commission, see E.R.O. No. 1996-2, compiled at MCL 445.2001 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
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