January 18, 2011, Introduced by Reps. Cotter, Genetski, Outman, Goike, Johnson and MacGregor and referred to the Committee on Oversight, Reform, and Ethics.
A bill to amend 1984 PA 431, entitled
"The management and budget act,"
(MCL 18.1101 to 18.1594) by adding section 447.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
Sec. 447. (1) The department shall issue directives requiring
all state agencies to provide the department with the following
information regarding the expenditure of state funds:
(a) The name and principal location of the entity receiving
(b) The amount of state funds.
(c) The type of transaction.
(d) The funding state agency.
(e) The budget source of the funds.
(f) A descriptive purpose of the funding action or
(g) Any other information required by the department.
(2) Not later than January 1, 2012, the department shall
develop and operate a searchable website accessible by the public
at no cost to access the information provided in subsection (1).
(3) Nothing in this section shall require the disclosure of
information that is considered confidential by state or federal
(4) As used in this section, "expenditure of state funds"
means the expenditure of all appropriated or nonappropriated funds
by a state agency that includes, but is not limited to, all of the
(a) State purchases.
(b) Contracts and subcontracts.