September 26, 2023, Introduced by Reps. Phil Green, Johnsen, Slagh, Jaime Greene and BeGole and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

A bill to amend 2013 PA 240, entitled

"Michigan state capitol historic site act,"

by amending section 5 (MCL 4.1945).

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 5. (1) The Michigan state capitol State Capitol commission is established.

(2) The commission shall consist consists of the following members:

(a) The secretary of the senate.

(b) The clerk of the house of representatives.

(c) Two individuals, jointly appointed by the secretary of the senate and the clerk of the house of representatives, who have expertise and experience in operations, maintenance, or restoration of historic structures.One individual appointed by the senate minority leader.

(d) One individual appointed by the minority leader of the house of representatives.

(e) (d) Two individuals, appointed by the governor, at least 1 of whom has expertise and experience in historic preservation.

(3) Members of the commission shall serve without compensation. However, members of the commission may be reimbursed for their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties as members of the commission.

(4) A majority of the members of the commission constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at a meeting of the commission. An affirmative vote of a majority of the members of the commission is required for official action of the commission.

(5) The business that the commission may perform shall must be conducted at a public meeting of the commission held in compliance with the open meetings act, 1976 PA 267, MCL 15.261 to 15.275.

(6) A writing prepared, owned, used, in the possession of, or retained by the commission in the performance of an official function is subject to the freedom of information act, 1976 PA 442, MCL 15.231 to 15.246.