EXECUTIVE REORGANIZATION ORDER (EXCERPT)
E.R.O. No. 2012-2
18.444 Transfer of governor's council on educator effectiveness to Michigan department of technology, management, and budget; renaming as Michigan council for educator effectiveness.
WHEREAS, Section 1 of Article V of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 vests the executive power of the state of Michigan in the Governor; and
WHEREAS, Section 2 of Article V of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 empowers the Governor to make changes in the organization of the executive branch or in the assignment of functions among its units that the Governor considers necessary for efficient administration; and
WHEREAS, Public Act No. 102 of 2011 amended Section 1249 of the Revised School Code, being MCL 380.1249, to create the Governor's Council on Educator Effectiveness as a temporary commission described in Section 4 of Article V of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 in the Executive Office of the Governor; and
WHEREAS, all members of the Governor's Council on Educator Effectiveness were appointed on September 22, 2011; and
WHEREAS, the performance of Michigan's public schools is vital to our future; and
WHEREAS, the Council would be most effective if assigned to one of the principal departments;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard D. Snyder, Governor of the state of Michigan, by virtue of the power and authority vested in the Governor by the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and Michigan law, order the following:
I. MICHIGAN COUNCIL FOR EDUCATOR EFFECTIVENESS
A. The Governor's Council on Educator Effectiveness, created by Public Act No. 102 of 2011, and all of its statutory authority, powers, duties, functions, records, personnel, and property is transferred to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget.
B. The Governor's Council on Educator Effectiveness is renamed the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness.
A. The Department of Technology, Management and Budget shall provide staffing for the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness.
B. The Director of the Department of Technology, Management and Budget shall perform all budgeting, procurement, and related management functions of the Council.
C. The Senior Strategy Advisor to the Governor is designated to be the liaison between the Office of the Governor and the Michigan Council for Educator Effectiveness.
D. All rules, orders, contracts, and agreements relating to the functions transferred under this order lawfully adopted prior to the effective date of this order shall continue to be effective until revised, amended, repealed, or rescinded.
In fulfillment of the requirements of Section 2 of Article V of the Michigan Constitution of 1963, the provisions of this Order shall be effective 60 days after the filing of this Order.
History: 2012, E.R.O. No. 2012-2, Eff. May 27, 2012
Compiler's Notes: Executive Reorganization Order No. 2012-2 was promulgated March 27, 2012 as Executive Order No. 2012-3, Eff. May 27, 2012.
© 2009 Legislative Council, State of Michigan