EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 2008-3

AMENDMENT OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 2003-2

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, it is appropriate to amend the provisions of Executive Order 2003-2 to more completely recognize the constitutional role and responsibilities of the Civil Service Commission;

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 that Section II(f) of Executive Order 2003-2 is amended to read as follows:

"(f) This order is not intended to amend or modify the Michigan Campaign Finance Act or rules relating to political activity promulgated by the Civil Service Commission.  This order does not apply to activities authorized by the Civil Service Commission.  Nothing in this order shall be construed to diminish or limit the power of the Civil Service Commission to exercise authority granted to the Commission under Section 5 of Article XI of the Michigan Constitution of 1963."

This Order is effective upon filing.

Given under my hand and the Great Seal of the State of Michigan this 15th day of February, in the year of our Lord, two thousand eight.

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JENNIFER M. GRANHOLM
GOVERNOR

BY THE GOVERNOR:
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Secretary of State