EXECUTIVE ORDER No.2005 - 15

AMENDMENT OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 2005-11
MICHIGAN TASK FORCE ON ELDER ABUSE

WHEREAS, Section 1 of Article V of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 vests the executive power of the State of Michigan in the Governor;

WHEREAS, Section 4 of Article V of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 authorizes the establishment of temporary commissions or agencies for special purposes;

WHEREAS, the Michigan Task Force on Elder Abuse was created by Executive Order 2005-11;

WHEREAS, it is necessary and desirable to amend Executive Order 2005-11 to expand the membership of the Task Force;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Jennifer M. Granholm, Governor of the State of Michigan, by virtue of the power and authority vested in the Governor by the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and Michigan law, order the following:

Section I of Executive Order 2005-11 is amended to read as follows:

I. CREATION OF THE MICHIGAN TASK FORCE ON ELDER ABUSE

A. The Michigan Task Force on Elder Abuse is created as an advisory body within the Office.

B. The Task Force shall consist of 17 residents of this state appointed as members of the Task Force by the Governor.

C. In addition to the members appointed under Section II.B, the Director of the Office, the Director of the Department of Community Health, the Director of the Department of Human Services, the Director of the Department of State Police and the Commissioner of Financial and Insurance Services, or their designees, shall serve as non-voting, ex officio members of the Task Force.

D. Members of the Task Force appointed by the Governor under Section II.B shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor.

E. A vacancy on the Task Force shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment.

This order is effective upon filing.

Given under my hand and the Great Seal of the State of Michigan this 23rd day of June, in the year of our Lord, two thousand and five.
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JENNIFER M. GRANHOLM
GOVERNOR

BY THE GOVERNOR:
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SECRETARY OF STATE