Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission Act (Excerpt) Act 536 Of 2008


Published: 2015

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ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 536 of 2008

37.131 Commission; duties.Sec. 11.

The commission shall do all of the following:

(a) Stimulate and encourage the study and review of the status of Asian Pacific Americans in this state.

(b) Develop a unified policy and plan of action to serve the needs of Asian Pacific Americans in this state.

(c) Advise the governor, the legislature, and the office concerning the coordination and administration of state programs serving Asian Pacific Americans.

(d) Make recommendations to the governor and legislature regarding changes in state programs, statutes, and policies.

(e) Advise the governor and legislature of the nature, magnitude, and priorities of the problems of Asian Pacific Americans in this state.

(f) Review and advise the governor and the legislature on this state's policies concerning Asian Pacific American affairs.

(g) Secure appropriate recognition of Asian Pacific American accomplishments and contributions to this state.

(h) Review and approve the annual report by the office of Asian Pacific American affairs as described in section 15(j).

(i) Make recommendations to the governor and legislature regarding methods of overcoming discrimination against Asian Pacific Americans in public and private employment and civil and political rights.

(j) Work to ensure equal access to all levels of education for Asian Pacific Americans.

(k) Promote methods to ensure equal access to state services for Asian Pacific Americans.

(l) Cooperate with and coordinate activities with the commission on Spanish-speaking affairs, the Michigan women's commission, and any other commission that deals with minority or ethnic affairs.

(m) Monitor, evaluate, investigate, advocate, and initiate programs for the betterment of Asian Pacific Americans in this state.

(n) Serve as a reporting agency for incidents of anti-Asian and anti-Pacific islander American harassment in this state.

(o) Promote public awareness of Asian and Pacific islander cultures.




History: 2008, Act 536, Imd. Eff. Jan. 13, 2009

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