EXECUTIVE ORDER No.2004 - 6

MICHIGAN CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS QUINCENTENARY JUBILEE COMMISSION

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, on October 10, 1988, the Michigan Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Jubilee Commission was created under Executive Order 1988-13 to celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the voyages of discovery of Christopher Columbus;

WHEREAS, on October 11, 1991, Executive Order 1988-13 was amended by Executive Order 1991-27 to provide an executive committee for the Michigan Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Jubilee Commission;

WHEREAS, the Christopher Columbus Quincentenary was celebrated in 1992;

WHEREAS, the Michigan Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Jubilee Commission has completed the work for which it was created;

WHEREAS, it is in the interests of efficient and effective government that the Michigan Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Jubilee Commission be abolished;

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

  1. The Michigan Christopher Columbus Quincentenary Jubilee Commission created under Executive Order 1988-13 is abolished.
  2. Executive Order 1988-13 is rescinded in its entirety.
  3. Executive Order 1991-27 is rescinded in its entirety.

This Order is effective upon filing.

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

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Jennifer M. Granholm
GOVERNOR

BY THE GOVERNOR:

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SECRETARY OF STATE