MCL - Section 12.172

EXECUTIVE REORGANIZATION ORDER (EXCERPT)
E.R.O. No. 1995-11


12.172 Transfer of responsibilities for computer program analysis and programming for department of labor applications (transferred to department of treasury by E.O. 1992-20) and related systems development functions from department of treasury to department of commerce.

    WHEREAS, Article V, Section 2, of the Constitution of the State of Michigan of 1963 empowers the Governor to make changes in the organization of the Executive Branch or in the assignment of functions among its units which he considers necessary for efficient administration; and
    WHEREAS, certain data processing staff within the Department of Treasury are currently responsible for the development and maintenance of the Department of Labor's mainframe applications; and
    WHEREAS, the Department of Management and Budget is consolidating the state's nine Unisys A series data centers; and after the consolidation is implemented, the Department of Treasury will no longer operate a mainframe computer and provide programming services to other departments and agencies; and
    WHEREAS, under the agreement that the Department of Commerce provides administrative support services for the Department of Labor, these computer programming services are included in this agreement; and
    WHEREAS, it is necessary in the interests of efficient administration and effectiveness of government to effect changes in the organization of the Executive Branch of government.
    NOW, THEREFORE, I, John Engler, Governor of the State of Michigan, pursuant to the powers vested in me by the Constitution of the State of Michigan of 1963 and the laws of the State of Michigan, do hereby order the following:
    1. All responsibilities for computer program analysis and programming for all Department of Labor applications transferred to the Department of Treasury by Executive Order 1992-20, and systems development functions related thereto now performed by the Department of Treasury, are hereby transferred from the Department of Treasury to the Department of Commerce.
    2. The Director of the Department of Treasury and the Director of the Department of Commerce shall provide executive direction and supervision for the implementation of the transfers. The assigned functions shall be administered under the direction and supervision of the Director of the Department of Commerce.
    3. All records, personnel, property and unexpended balances of appropriations, allocations and other funds used, held, employed, available or to be made available to the Department of Treasury for the functions transferred to the Department of Commerce by this Order are hereby transferred to the Department of Commerce.
    4. The Director of the Department of Treasury and the Director of the Department of Commerce shall make internal organizational and budgetary changes as may be administratively necessary to complete the realignment of responsibilities prescribed by this Order.
    5. The Director of the Department of Treasury and the Director of the Department of Commerce shall immediately initiate coordination to facilitate the transfer and develop a memorandum of record identifying the records, personnel and property to be transferred, and any pending settlements, issues of compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations, or other obligations to be resolved by the Department of Treasury and terms which the Department of Treasury will coordinate with the Department of Commerce.
    6. All rules, orders, contracts and agreements relating to the assigned functions lawfully adopted prior to the effective date of this Order shall continue to be effective until revised, amended or repealed.
    7. Any suit, action or other proceeding lawfully commenced by, against or before any entity affected by this Order shall not abate by reason of the taking effect of this Order. Any suit, action or other proceeding may be maintained by, against or before the appropriate successor of any entity affected by this Order.
    In fulfillment of the requirement of Article V, Section 2, of the Constitution of the State of Michigan of 1963, the provisions of this Executive Order shall become effective 60 days after filing.


History: 1995, E.R.O. No. 1995-11, Eff. July 23, 1995