March 21, 2023, Introduced by Senator RUNESTAD and referred to the Committee on Elections and Ethics.

A bill to amend 1986 PA 268, entitled

"Legislative council act,"

by amending section 104a (MCL 4.1104a), as amended by 2013 PA 241.

The people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 104a. (1) The council shall appoint a council administrator who shall be is the chief executive officer of all legislative council agencies. The council administrator is an at-will employee and shall serve serves at the pleasure of the council. The council administrator has all the following duties and responsibilities:

(a) To provide general supervisory oversight over all legislative council agencies.

(b) To provide personnel policy oversight and development for all legislative council agencies.

(c) To develop, prepare, and present legislative council agency budgets.

(d) To review quarterly financial statements of legislative council agencies and monitor budgetary compliance.

(e) To act as secretary to the council, including, but not limited to, the following:

(i) Scheduling of meetings for the council and subcommittees.

(ii) Keeping and recording of minutes and records of meetings.

(f) To perform other duties and responsibilities as determined and assigned by the council.

(g) To receive and decide appeals of public record requests, as provided in the legislative open records act, 1976 PA 442, MCL 15.251 to 15.259f.

(2) In addition to the responsibilities provided in subsection (1), at the direction of the Michigan state capitol commission, the council administrator shall do both of the following:

(a) Administer compensation, benefits, and other personnel support for the employees of the Michigan state capitol commission.

(b) Administer computer, telephone, and technical support for employees of the Michigan state capitol commission.

Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect January 1, 2024.

Enacting section 2. This amendatory act does not take effect unless Senate Bill No. 224 of the 102nd Legislature is enacted into law.