HOUSE BILL NO. 6450

November 18, 2020, Introduced by Rep. LaFave and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

A bill to amend 1921 PA 2, entitled

"An act to promote the efficiency of the government of the state, to create a state administrative board, to define the powers and duties thereof, to provide for the transfer to said board of powers and duties now vested by law in other boards, commissions, departments and officers of the state, and for the abolishing of certain of the boards, commissions, departments and offices, whose powers and duties are hereby transferred,"

by amending section 3 (MCL 17.3).

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 3. (1) The state administrative board shall exercise general supervisory control over the functions and activities of all administrative departments, boards, commissioners, and officers of the this state, and of all state institutions. : Provided, however,

(2) The said state administrative board shall not have power to transfer any an appropriation to the general fund at any time or use the same an appropriation for any a purpose other than that designated by the legislature. : Provided further, That said

(3) The state administrative board shall not have power to allow to any a state department, board, commission, officer, or institution any funds, money that is not appropriated therefor for the department, board, commission, officer, or institution by the legislature, from any source. whatever, except as provided in the emergency appropriation act of 1931; and said

(4) The state administrative board shall not have the power to transfer to any a state department, board, commission, officer, or institution any sum money from the amount appropriated by the legislature for any other purpose, except to inter-transfer funds money within the appropriation for the particular department, board, commission, officer, or institution. Said The state administrative board shall not inter-transfer money under this subsection unless the inter-transfer has first been approved by both the senate and house of representatives appropriation committees.

(5) The state administrative board may in its discretion intervene do any of the following:

(a) Intervene in any matter touching such related to the board's functions and activities and may, by under this section.

(b) By resolution or order, advise or direct the department, board, commission, officer, or institution concerned as to the manner in which the function or other activity shall must be performed. , and may order

(c) Order an interchange or transfer of employees between departments, boards, commissions, and state institutions when if necessary. It is hereby made the duty of each and every

(6) An official and or employee connected with any an administrative department, office, or institution of the this state to shall follow the a direction or order so given; of the state administrative board under subsection (5) and to perform such any services in the carrying out of the purposes and intent of this act as may be required by the board. Failure so to do shall be deemed to constitute to comply with this subsection is malfeasance in office and shall be is sufficient cause for removal.