EXECUTIVE ORDER No.2004 - 24

MICHIGAN COMMISSION ON GENETIC PRIVACY AND PROGRESS

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, the Michigan Commission on Genetic Privacy and Progress was created within the Department of Community Health on September 26, 1997, and was charged with issuing a final report to the Governor and the Legislature by November 15, 1998;

WHEREAS, it is necessary in the interests of efficient and effective government to abolish the Michigan Commission on Genetic Privacy and Progress;

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:

A. The Reading Plan for Michigan Commission on Genetic Privacy and Progress created within the Department of Community Health under Executive Order 1997-14 is abolished.

B. Executive Order 1997-14 is rescinded in its entirety.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