2010 Michigan Compiled Laws
Chapter 3 - FEDERAL AND INTERSTATE RELATIONS
Act 26 of 1987 - MICHIGAN SUPERCONDUCTING SUPER COLLIDER ACT (3.811 - 3.832)
Section 3.814 - Michigan superconducting super collider commission; creation; membership; vacancy; meetings; election of chairperson and other officers; quorum; action by commission; compensation and expenses.

MICHIGAN SUPERCONDUCTING SUPER COLLIDER ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 26 of 1987

3.814 Michigan superconducting super collider commission; creation; membership; vacancy; meetings; election of chairperson and other officers; quorum; action by commission; compensation and expenses.

Sec. 4.

(1) The Michigan superconducting super collider commission is created in the department of commerce.

(2) The commission shall consist of the following members:

(a) The director of commerce or his or her designee.

(b) The director of the department of natural resources or his or her designee.

(c) The director of the department of management and budget or his or her designee.

(d) The director of the state transportation department or his or her designee.

(e) The director of the state labor department or his or her designee.

(f) The director of the department of agriculture or his or her designee.

(g) The chairperson of the department of physics at the university of Michigan or his or her designee.

(h) The chairperson of the department of physics and astronomy at Michigan state university or his or her designee.

(i) The chairperson of the department of physics at Wayne state university or his or her designee.

(j) One individual, appointed by the governor, selected from a list of individuals provided by the senate majority leader.

(k) One individual, appointed by the governor, selected from a list of individuals provided by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(l) Eleven members appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, as follows:

(i) Two individuals from major utility companies.

(ii) Two individuals from labor organizations.

(iii) Two individuals from business or industry.

(iv) Two individuals from environmental organizations.

(v) One local government official.

(vi) One individual who does not hold a position in state or local government.

(vii) One individual who is a resident of the area of the proposed site of the superconducting super collider.

(3) A vacancy on the commission shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment.

(4) Within 10 days after all appointments have been made under this section, the commission shall hold its first meeting.

(5) At the meeting required in subsection (4), the commission shall elect a chairperson and other officers as it considers necessary from among its members.

(6) Following the meeting required by subsection (4), the commission shall hold meetings as considered necessary by the chairperson.

(7) A majority of the members of the commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at a meeting of the commission. Action by the commission shall be by a majority of the votes cast.

(8) The members of the commission shall receive per diem compensation as determined by the legislature and shall be allowed actual and necessary expenses incurred in performance of their official duties.


History: 1987, Act 26, Imd. Eff. May 12, 1987 ;-- Am. 1988, Act 157, Imd. Eff. June 14, 1988
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties of Michigan superconducting collider commission to department of labor and economic growth, and abolishment of the commission, see E.R.O. No. 2008-4, compiled at MCL 445.2025.

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