This resolution is offered to comply with Article IV, Section 37 of the constitution of the state of Michigan of 1963.

 

senate Concurrent Resolution No.36

Senator Bizon offered the following concurrent resolution:

A concurrent resolution to create a Joint Committee on Inter-Session Rules and Regulations.

Whereas, Article IV, Section 37 of the Constitution of the State of Michigan of 1963 provides:

The legislature may by concurrent resolution empower a joint committee of the legislature, acting between sessions, to suspend any rule or regulation promulgated by an administrative agency subsequent to the adjournment of the last preceding regular legislative session. Such suspension shall continue no longer than the end of the next regular legislative session.

; now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That, pursuant to Article IV, Section 37 of the Constitution of the State of Michigan of 1963, there be created a Joint Committee on Inter-Session Rules and Regulations which is empowered, acting between sessions, to suspend any rule or regulation promulgated by an administrative agency subsequent to the adjournment of this regular legislative session. Such suspension shall continue no longer than the end of the next regular legislative session. The joint committee shall consist of three members of the Senate appointed by the Senate Majority Leader, one from the Senate Democratic Caucus recommended by the Senate Minority Leader and two from the Senate Republican Caucus, and three members of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House, one from the House Democratic Caucus recommended by the House Minority Leader and two from the House Republican Caucus. The Senate Majority Leader shall designate the chairperson of the joint committee, and the Speaker of the House shall designate the vice chairperson.