Bill Text: MI HB4257 | 2021-2022 | 101st Legislature | Enrolled

Bill Title: State agencies (existing): executive office; contents and reporting of certain memoranda of understanding; modify. Creates new act.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)

Status: (Vetoed) 2022-01-12 - Re-referred To Committee On Oversight [HB4257 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2021-HB4257-Enrolled.html






state of michigan

101st Legislature

Regular session of 2021

Introduced by Reps. Steven Johnson, Howell and Yaroch


AN ACT to clarify certain powers of the governor; and to impose certain duties on certain state officials.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Sec. 1. As used in this act:

(a) “Memorandum of understanding” means an informal agreement between this state and another party that does not impose contractual duties or obligations on this state.

(b) “Office of the great seal” means the office of the great seal located within the executive office of the Michigan department of state.


Sec. 2. (1) A copy of a memorandum of understanding signed by the governor under this act shall be filed in the office of the great seal and made available to the public. Copies of each memorandum of understanding under this act shall also be posted on the department of state internet website.

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Description automatically generated(2) The department of state shall file a copy of each memorandum of understanding under this act with each house of the legislature and the senate majority leader, the senate minority leader, the speaker of the house of representatives, and the minority leader of the house of representatives.



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Secretary of the Senate