Act No. 381

Public Acts of 2012

Approved by the Governor

December 18, 2012

Filed with the Secretary of State

December 19, 2012

EFFECTIVE DATE: December 19, 2012




Introduced by Reps. Cotter, Genetski, Outman, Goike, Johnson and MacGregor


AN ACT to amend 1984 PA 431, entitled “An act to prescribe the powers and duties of the department of management and budget; to define the authority and functions of its director and its organizational entities; to authorize the department to issue directives; to provide for the capital outlay program; to provide for the leasing, planning, constructing, maintaining, altering, renovating, demolishing, conveying of lands and facilities; to provide for centralized administrative services such as purchasing, payroll, record retention, data processing, and publishing and for access to certain services; to provide for a system of internal accounting and administrative control for certain principal departments; to provide for an internal auditor in certain principal departments; to provide for certain powers and duties of certain state officers and agencies; to codify, revise, consolidate, classify, and add to the powers, duties, and laws relative to budgeting, accounting, and the regulating of appropriations; to provide for the implementation of certain constitutional provisions; to create funds and accounts; to make appropriations; to prescribe remedies and penalties; to rescind certain executive reorganization orders; to prescribe penalties; and to repeal certain acts and parts of acts,” (MCL 18.1101 to 18.1594) by adding section 448.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Sec. 448. (1) The department shall issue directives requiring all state agencies to provide the department with, and to make available through a link on their website homepages, all of the following information regarding the expenditure of state funds:

(a) The name of the entity receiving the funds.

(b) The amount of state funds.

(c) The funding state agency.

(d) A descriptive purpose of the funding action or expenditure.

(e) Any other information required by the department.

(2) Not later than January 1, 2013, 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 law.

(4) As used in this section, “expenditure of state funds” means an expenditure of appropriated or nonappropriated funds processed through the state’s central accounting system by an executive branch agency that includes, but is not limited to, all of the following:

(a) State purchases.

(b) Contracts and subcontracts.

(c) Grants.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.

Clerk of the House of Representatives

Secretary of the Senate