SALARIES; WAYNE COUNTY (EXCERPT)
Act 261 of 1947
45.451 Salaries of county officers of county having population of 1,000,000 or more; determination; fees or commissions payable to county; change in compensation.
(1) The salary of the treasurer, prosecuting attorney, county clerk, register of deeds, and the county auditors, of a county having a population of 1,000,000 or more, shall be provided for, fixed, and determined for each of them by the county board of commissioners of the county at its annual meeting held in October before the commencement of the terms of the officers in the same proceedings and manner as all other budget appropriations are approved for county officers and employees. The salary of the county treasurer, prosecuting attorney, county clerk, register of deeds, and county auditors shall be full payment for services performed by the officers for the county or for the patrons of those offices. The salary shall be in place of all fees, commissions, or perquisites payable to the officers under the laws of this state for the performance and discharge of duties required by those offices, the duties of which the officers exercise by virtue of their offices, and in place of all fees or commissions collectible by the officers for the performance of the duties of their offices if the fees are not fixed by law. The officers shall not receive other or further compensation for the duties imposed upon them, or while acting as notary public or in any other capacity authorized by law in the matter of administering oaths or taking acknowledgment upon any instrument, document, or application prepared, issued, executed, recorded, or filed by or with the public office or officer relating to the official business of the public office or officer. However, all fees or commissions made payable to or that may be charged by them by virtue of their office or as notary public or in the matter of administering oaths or taking acknowledgments as provided in this section shall be received by them for and on account of the county.
(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), for a county having a population of 1,000,000 or more which has a county officers compensation commission, the compensation of the elected county officers shall be determined by that commission. A change in compensation of the elected county officers of a county which has a county officers compensation commission shall commence at the beginning of the first odd numbered year after the determination is made by the county officers compensation commission and is not rejected.
History: 1947, Act 261, Eff. Oct. 11, 1947
CL 1948, 45.451
Am. 1949, Act 17, Eff. Sept. 23, 1949
Am. 1955, Act 24, Imd. Eff. Apr. 7, 1955
Am. 1978, Act 488, Imd. Eff. Dec. 1, 1978
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