HB-4609, As Passed House, May 31, 2017
House Bill 4609 As Amended May 30, 2017
May 11, 2017, Introduced by Rep. Marino and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
A bill to amend 1976 PA 390, entitled
"Emergency management act,"
by amending section 18 (MCL 30.418), as amended by 2016 PA 220.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
Sec. 18. (1) A disaster and emergency contingency fund is
created and shall be administered by the director. An annual
accounting of expenditures under this act shall be made to the
legislature and the legislature shall [annually] appropriate
sufficient funds to maintain the fund at a level not to exceed
and not less than
Unexpended and unencumbered funds remaining in the disaster and
emergency contingency fund at the end of the fiscal year shall not
lapse to the general fund and shall be carried forward and be
available for expenditure in subsequent fiscal years.
(2) The director may expend money from the disaster and
emergency contingency fund upon appropriation for the purpose of
paying necessary and reasonable overtime, travel, and subsistence
incurred by an employee of an agency of
the this state
acting at the direction of the director in a disaster or emergency
related operation, and, with the concurrence of the governor or the
governor's designated representative, for other needs required for
the mitigation of the effects of, or in response to, a disaster or
(3) The director may place directly in the disaster and
emergency contingency fund a reimbursement for expenditures out of
the fund received from the federal government, or another source.
(4) If a state of major disaster or emergency is declared by
the President of the United States, and when authorized by the
governor, an expenditure from the fund may be made by the director
upon appropriation to pay the state's matching share of grants as
provided by the disaster relief act of 1974, Public Law 93-288, 88
(5) The state treasurer shall direct the investment of the
disaster and emergency contingency fund. The state treasurer shall
credit to the disaster and emergency contingency fund interest and
earnings from fund investments.
Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect
unless Senate Bill No. ____ or House Bill No. 4610 (request no.
03065'17) of the 99th Legislature is enacted into law.