EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 2010 - 9

MANUFACTURED HOUSING COMMISSION
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, LABOR, AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
EXECUTIVE REORGANIZATION

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, Section 2 of Article V of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 empowers the Governor to make changes in the organization of the executive branch of state government or in the assignment of functions among its units that the Governor considers necessary for efficient administration;

WHEREAS, there is a continuing need to reorganize functions amongst state departments to ensure efficient administration and effectiveness of government;

WHEREAS, reducing the membership of the Manufactured Housing Commission 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:

I. DEFINITIONS

As used in this Order:

A. "Department of Energy, Labor, and Economic Growth" or "Department" means the principal department of state government created under Section 225 of the Executive Organization Act of 1965, 1965 PA 380, MCL 16.325, and renamed by Executive Order 1996-2, MCL 445.2001; Executive Order 2003-18, MCL 445.2011; and Executive Order 2008-20, MCL 445.2025.

B. "Manufactured Housing Commission" or "Commission" means the commission created within the Department of Energy, Labor, and Economic Growth under Section 3 of the Mobile Home Commission Act, 1987 PA 96, MCL 125.2303, and renamed by Executive Order 1997-12, MCL 445.2002.

II. MANUFACTURED HOUSING COMMISSION

A. The positions as members of the Manufactured Housing Commission that are provided for 2 operators of a licensed manufactured housing park having 100 or more sites under Section 3(3)(c) of the Mobile Home Commission Act, 1987 PA 96, MCL 125.2303(3)(c), are abolished effective October 18, 2010.

B. The position as a member of the Commission that is provided for 1 operator of a licensed manufactured housing park having less than 100 sites under Section 3(3)(c) of the Mobile Home Commission Act, 1987 PA 96, MCL 125.2303(3)(c), is abolished effective October 18, 2010.

C. The position as a member of the Commission that is provided for 1 resident of a licensed manufactured housing park having 100 or more sites under Section 3(3)(g) of the Mobile Home Commission Act, 1987 PA 96, MCL 125.2303(3)(g), is abolished effective October 18, 2010.

D. The position as a member of the Commission  that is provided for 1 resident of a licensed manufactured housing park having less than 100 sites under Section 3(3)(g) of the Mobile Home Commission Act, 1987 PA 96, MCL 125.2303(3)(g), is abolished effective October 18, 2010.

E. Effective October 19, 2010, the Commission also shall consist of the following additional 3 members, each of whom shall be a citizen of this state, appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Michigan Senate:

1. 2 operators of licensed manufactured housing parks.

2. 1 resident of a licensed manufactured housing park.

F. Members of the Commission appointed under Section II.E shall be appointed for terms expiring on May 9, 2013.

III. MISCELLANEOUS

A. Any suit, action, or other proceeding lawfully commenced by, against, or before any entity affected by this Order shall not abate by reason of the taking effect of this Order.  Any suit, action, or other proceeding may be maintained by, against, or before the appropriate successor of any entity affected by this Order.

B. All rules, regulations, orders, contracts, and agreements relating to the functions transferred under this Order lawfully adopted prior to the effective date of this Order shall continue to be effective until revised, amended, repealed, or rescinded.

C. This Order shall not abate any criminal action commenced by this state prior to the effective date of this Order.

D. The invalidity of any portion of this Order shall not affect the validity of the remainder of this Order, which may be given effect without any invalid portion.  Any portion of this Order found invalid by a court or other entity with proper jurisdiction shall be severable from the remaining portions of this Order.

In fulfillment of the requirements under Section 2 of Article V of the Michigan Constitution of 1963, the provisions of this Order are effective October 18, 2010 at 12:01 a.m.

Given under my hand and the Great Seal of the State of Michigan this 18th day of August, in the year of our Lord, two thousand and ten.

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JENNIFER M. GRANHOLM
GOVERNOR

BY THE GOVERNOR:

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SECRETARY OF STATE