EXECUTIVE ORDER No.2003 - 22

GOVERNOR’S COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISORS
AMENDMENT OF EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 2003 – 8

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

WHEREAS, on July 30, 2003, the Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors was created under Executive Order 2003-8;

WHEREAS, it is necessary to amend Executive Order 2003-8 so that the composition of the Governor’s Council of Economic Advisors reflects both the size and diversity that enables the most effective fulfillment of the Council’s mission;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Jennifer M. Granholm, Governor of the State of Michigan, pursuant to the powers vested in me by the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and Michigan law, order:

  1. Section I.B of Executive Order 2003-8 is amended to read as follows:

    “The Governor shall appoint 51 members to the Council. Of the initial members appointed by the Governor, 17 members shall be appointed to terms expiring on October 7, 2005, 17 members shall be appointed to terms expiring on October 7, 2006, and 17 members shall be appointed to terms expiring on October 7, 2007. After the initial appointments, members of the Council shall be appointed to 4-year terms. A vacancy on the Council shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment for the balance of the unexpired term.”.

  2. Effective December 7, 2003, all references in Executive Order 2003-8 to the Department of Consumer and Industry Services shall be deemed references to the Department of Labor and Economic Growth created under Executive Order 2003-18.

This Order is effective upon filing.

Given under my hand and the Great Seal of the State of Michigan this 26th day of November, 2003.

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Jennifer M. Granholm
GOVERNOR

BY THE GOVERNOR:

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SECRETARY OF STATE