MCL - Section 399.711

HISTORY, ARTS, AND LIBRARIES ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 63 of 2001


399.711 Transfer of Michigan council for arts and cultural affairs by type II transfer; term of office; vacancy; chairperson; expenses; subcommittees and advisory committees; duties.

Sec. 11.

    (1) The Michigan council for arts and cultural affairs is transferred by a type II transfer to the department. The council shall consist of 15 members appointed by the governor.
    (2) The term of office of each member of the council shall be 3 years. A member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring other than by expiration of a term shall be appointed for the unexpired term.
    (3) The governor shall appoint 1 member of the council as chairperson. The council shall elect other officers as it considers necessary.
    (4) Members of the council shall not receive compensation, but may be reimbursed for the actual and necessary expenses, including mileage, incurred in carrying out their functions.
    (5) The council may appoint subcommittees and advisory committees. The director may assign staff, if requested by the chairperson of the council, to assist the council in performing its functions.
    (6) The council shall do all of the following:
    (a) Advise the governor and the director on matters relating to arts and cultural affairs.
    (b) Disburse, fund, and make grants to public and private arts and cultural entities.
    (c) Accept gifts, grants, loans, appropriations, or other aid from any person and agree and comply with conditions attached to such gifts, grants, loans, appropriations, or other aid.
    (d) Make and execute contracts and other instruments with any person, necessary or convenient to the proper exercise of its function.
    (e) Develop and implement a long-range plan to accomplish its objectives.


History: 2001, Act 63, Eff. Aug. 6, 2001
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of Michigan council for arts and cultural affairs and Michigan council for the arts fund from department of history, arts, and libraries to Michigan strategic fund, see E.R.O. No. 2009-26, compiled at MCL 399.752.For transfer of powers and duties of department of history, arts, and libraries and abolishment of the department of history, arts, and libraries, see E.R.O. No. 2009-26, compiled at MCL 399.752.For the renaming of the Michigan council for arts and cultural affairs to the Michigan arts and culture council, see E.R.O. No. 2022-1, compiled at MCL 333.27002.