EXECUTIVE REORGANIZATION ORDER (EXCERPT)
E.R.O. No. 1991-1
12.151 Office of revenue and tax analysis; transferred from state budget director within the department of management and budget to the state treasurer within the department of treasury by type II transfer.
WHEREAS, Article V, Section 2, of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 empowers the Governor to make changes in the organization of the Executive Branch or assignment of functions among its units which he considers necessary for efficient administration; and
WHEREAS, Section 342 of the Act 431 of the Public Acts of 1984, as amended, being Section 18.1342 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, directs the State Budget Director to establish and maintain an economic analysis, revenue estimating and monitoring activity; and
WHEREAS, the law requires this activity to include the preparation of current estimates of all revenue by source for state operating funds for the initial executive budget proposal to the legislature and thereafter through final closing of the state's accounts; and
WHEREAS, many of the functions of the State Budget Director with respect to this activity are dependent upon the activity of the Department of Treasury in monitoring and estimating cash collections of the state from taxes and other sources; and
WHEREAS, the Department of Treasury has legal responsibility for collection of taxes and other revenues and for the management of the cash of the state; 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 Michigan Constitution of 1963 and the laws of the State of Michigan, do hereby order the following:
(1) All statutory authority, powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities of the State Budget Director pursuant to Section 342 of Act 431 of the Public Acts of 1984, as amended, being Section 18.1342 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, in the Office of Revenue and Tax Analysis within the Department of Management and Budget, are hereby transferred from the State Budget Director within the Department of Management and Budget to the State Treasurer within the Department of Treasury by Type II transfer as defined by Section 3 of Act 380 of the Public Acts of 1965, being Section 16.103 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
(2) The State Treasurer, as head of the Department of Treasury, shall provide executive direction and supervision for the implementation of the transfer. The assigned functions shall be administered under the direction and supervision of the State Treasurer, as head of the Department of Treasury, and all prescribed functions of rule making, licensing and registration including the prescription of rules, regulations, standards and adjudications, shall be transferred to the State Treasurer as head of the Department of Treasury.
(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 Management and Budget for the activities transferred to the Department of Treasury by this Order are hereby transferred to the Department of Treasury.
(4) After the effective date of this Order, the Department of Management and Budget and the Department of Treasury shall make internal organizational changes as may be administratively necessary to complete the realignment of responsibilities prescribed by this order.
(5) The heads of the Departments of Management and Budget and Treasury shall immediately initiate coordination between their departments to facilitate the transfer and develop a memorandum of record identifying any pending settlements, issues of compliance with applicable State laws and regulations or other obligations to be resolved by the Department of Management and Budget.
(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, the provisions of this Executive Order shall become effective March 16, 1991, at 11:59 p.m.
History: 1991, E.R.O. No. 1991-1, Eff. Mar. 16, 1991
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