MCL - Section 333.22213

Act 368 of 1978

333.22213 Commission; bylaws; removal of member; election of chairperson and vice-chairperson; meetings; quorum; final action; compensation and expenses; duties of department; professional employees.

Sec. 22213.

    (1) The commission shall, within 2 months after appointment and confirmation of all members, adopt bylaws for the operation of the commission. The bylaws shall include, at a minimum, voting procedures that protect against conflict of interest and minimum requirements for attendance at meetings.
    (2) The governor may remove a commission member from office for failure to attend 3 consecutive meetings in a 1-year period.
    (3) The commission annually shall elect a chairperson and vice-chairperson.
    (4) The commission shall hold regular quarterly meetings at places and on dates fixed by the commission. Special meetings may be called by the chairperson, by not less than 3 commission members, or by the department.
    (5) A majority of the commission members appointed and serving constitutes a quorum. Final action by the commission shall be only by affirmative vote of a majority of the commission members appointed and serving. A commission member shall not vote by proxy.
    (6) The legislature annually shall fix the per diem compensation of members of the commission. Expenses of members incurred in the performance of official duties shall be reimbursed as provided in section 1216.
    (7) The department shall furnish administrative services to the commission, shall have charge of the commission's offices, records, and accounts, and shall provide at least 2 full-time administrative employees, secretarial staff, and other staff necessary to allow the proper exercise of the powers and duties of the commission. The department shall make available the times and places of commission meetings and keep minutes of the meetings and a record of the actions of the commission. The department shall make available a brief summary of the actions taken by the commission.
    (8) The department shall assign at least 2 full-time professional employees to staff the commission to assist the commission in the performance of its substantive responsibilities under this part.

History: Add. 1988, Act 332, Eff. Oct. 1, 1988 ;-- Am. 1993, Act 88, Imd. Eff. July 9, 1993 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 619, Eff. Mar. 31, 2003
Popular Name: Act 368