May 19, 2021, Introduced by Senators BARRETT, OUTMAN, ZORN, RUNESTAD, THEIS and LASATA and referred to the Committee on Oversight.

A bill to amend 1846 RS 12, entitled

"Of certain state officers,"

(MCL 10.2 to 15.39) by adding section 3.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 3. (1) Beginning on the effective date of the amendatory act that added this section, the governor shall notify the following individuals when the governor leaves this state and when the governor returns to this state for any purpose:

(a) The senate majority leader.

(b) The senate minority leader.

(c) The speaker of the house of representatives.

(d) The minority leader of the house of representatives.

(2) The notice required under subsection (1) must meet all of the following requirements:

(a) Be in writing.

(b) State the expected duration of the governor's absence.

(c) Identify the individual that will assume the powers and duties of the office of the governor in accordance with section 26 of article V of the state constitution of 1963.