EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 2009 - 44

ABOLISHING THE MICHIGAN CLIMATE ACTION COUNCIL
ABOLISHING THE AQUATIC NUISANCE SPECIES COUNCIL

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 Climate Action Council has completed the work for which it was created;

WHEREAS, abolishing the Aquatic Nuisance Species Council will contribute to a smaller and more efficient state government;

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:

A.  The Michigan Climate Action Council created within the Department of Environmental Quality by Executive Order 2007-42 is abolished.

B.  The Aquatic Nuisance Species Council created within the Office of Great Lakes by Executive Order 2002-21 is abolished. 

The provisions of this Order are effective upon filing.
Given under my hand and the Great Seal of the State of Michigan this 8th day of October in the year of our Lord, two thousand nine.

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JENNIFER M. GRANHOLM
GOVERNOR

BY THE GOVERNOR:

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SECRETARY OF STATE