EXECUTIVE REORGANIZATION ORDER (EXCERPT)
E.R.O. No. 2018-3
333.26256 Rescission of Executive Order No. 2018-4; appointment of additional voting members to state emergency medical services coordinating committee.
WHEREAS, Section 1 of Article V of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 vests the executive power of the State of Michigan in the Governor; and
WHEREAS, Section 2 of Article V of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 empowers the Governor to make changes in the organization of the Executive Branch or in the assignment of functions among its units that he considers necessary for efficient administration; and
WHEREAS, Section 8 of Article V of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 provides that each principal department shall be under the supervision of the Governor unless otherwise provided by the constitution; and
WHEREAS, emergency medical services are a critical component of public health and safety in Michigan; and
WHEREAS, the provision of emergency medical services has become increasingly integrated with other comprehensive systems of care; and
WHEREAS, rural areas in Michigan present unique challenges for the provision of emergency medical services because of the wide dispersal of patients and the heavy reliance on volunteer emergency medical technicians; and
WHEREAS, the State Emergency Medical Services Coordinating Committee (the “Coordinating Committee”) within the Department of Health and Human Services (the “Department”), see MCL 333.20915 & MCL 333.20916, plays a vital role in coordinating the exchange of information on emergency medical services and advising the Department on all matters involving the provision of emergency medical services in Michigan; and
WHEREAS, changes to the composition of the Coordinating Committee are necessary for efficient administration and to ensure that the Department continues to have access to subject-matter expertise from a well-rounded Coordinating Committee that will continue to fully support the evolution of emergency medical services in Michigan;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard D. Snyder, Governor of the state of Michigan, by virtue of the power and authority vested in the Governor by the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and Michigan law, order the following:
I. RESCISSION OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 2018-4
Executive Order 2018-4 is hereby rescinded and replaced by this Order.
II. STATE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES COORDINATING COMMITTEE
A. In addition to the voting members of the Coordinating Committee appointed by the director of the Department pursuant to MCL 333.20915(1), the Coordinating Committee shall also include the following three voting members appointed by the director of the Department to three-years terms:
1. One individual representing local law enforcement;
2. One representative nominated by the Michigan Emergency Nurses Association Executive Board; and
3. One representative nominated by the Michigan Pharmacy Association.
B. In addition to the ex officio members serving on the Coordinating Committee pursuant to MCL 333.20915(2), the Coordinating Committee shall also include the following four ex officio members without the right to vote:
1. One representative of the Department, designated by the director of the Department;
2. The State 9-1-1 Administrator;
3. One representative nominated by the Michigan Center for Rural Health; and
4. One representative nominated by the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning.
C. After the director of the Department makes new appointments under subsections (1)(a), (1)(b), (1)(c), (1)(d), (1)(e), (1)(f), and (1)(i) of MCL 333.20915, at least one representative from each of the organizations identified must be associated with a county having a population of not more than 50,000.
D. At least one voting member of the Coordinating Committee shall be from a city with a population of not less than 500,000.
A. Any suit, action, or other proceeding lawfully commenced by, against, or before any entity affected under this Order shall not abate by reason of the taking effect of this Order.
B. The invalidity of any portion of this Order shall not affect the validity of the remainder of the Order.
In fulfillment of the requirements of Section 2 of Article V of the Michigan Constitution of 1963, this Order shall be effective 60 days after the filing of this Order.
History: 2018, E.R.O. No. 2018-3, Eff. Aug. 4, 2018
Compiler's Notes: Executive Reorganization Order No. 2018-3 was promulgated June 4, 2018, as Executive Order No. 2018-6, Eff. Aug. 4, 2018.
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